WoWE Leadership Forum: Expanding Your Toolkit. Powering Our Future.




WoWE Leadership Forum 2016  (Exact times subject to change)

Expanding Your Toolkit. Powering Our Future.

Program Co-Chairs:   


MONDAY, November 14, 2016

1:00 - 4:00pm
Structured Networking

Location: Independence 6

6:00 - 8:30pm
Evening Welcome Reception

Locaiton: Courtyard Deck (bad weather back up location is the Fredericksburg Ballroom)
Open to the Public - please RSVP separately to help us get a sense of the headcount


TUESDAY, November 15, 2016

Location: All General Sessions on Tuesday will be held in Independence 4


7:30 AM - Registration Opens (light breakfast provided)

8:00 AM - Welcome and Opening Remarks

Leanne Russell-Fate, EDF Renewable Energy
Kristin Swenson, Bluenote Energy

8:15 AM - Structured Networking Session

9:15 AM - General Session: Industry Trends Panel

Jeffrey Fuchs, Vestas

Ariel Lager, Customized Energy Solutions
Margaret Montanez, Vestas
Teran Smith, EDP Renewables
Emily Williams, Altenex

10:30 AM - General Session - Career Energy: Choices, Experiences, and Renewal

Presenter: Deane Ilukowicz, TPI Composites 

11:15 AM - General Session - Collective Power and Influence

Presenter: Kristen Graf, WoWE

11:45 AM - Networking Lunch 

1:00 PM - Principles in Practice Session 1 and 2

Option A: Electricity Markets and Pricing
Dave Berry, Clean Line Energy Partners
Rebecca Turner, Clean Line Energy Partners

Option B: Entrepreneurship
Evelyn Carpenter, Solas Energy Consulting

Option C: Risk Analysis Methods
AnneMarie Graves, Vestas

Option D: Career Energy Deep Dive
Deane Ilukowicz, TPI Composites

Option E1 (Session 1 only): Interconnection 101
Nicole Clock, Vestas
Kristin Swenson, Bluenote Energy

Option E2 (Session 2 only): Open Coversation - WoWE Feedback and Creating Change
Kristen Graf, Women of Wind Energy

3:30 PM - General Session: Wise Women Panel and Q&A

Cindy Crooks, EDF Renewable Energy

Claire Broido Johnson, CBJ Energy
Nisha Desai, Aurora Clean Energy Partners
Susan Kennedy, Advanced Microgrid Solutions

4:30PM - Closing Session and Individual Reflections