13th Semi-Annual Energy Marketing Conference
Tuesday March 3, 2020

“Believing in Tomorrow”

Date: Tuesday, March 3, 2020
Location: Hyatt Regency Houston 1200 Louisiana Street Houston, TX 77002
Event Time: 7am – 7pm

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Event Schedule
March 2, 2020

6:30 PM – 7:30 PM: EMC Welcome Reception – Sponsored by Energy Harbor
Located in the Imperial Ballroom Concourse – 3rd Floor
Drinks and hors d’oeuvre will be served…

March 3, 2020

7:00am – Registration
7:30am – Networking Breakfast – Sponsored by Everlast
8:15am – 8:30am – Executive Workshop – Presented by Sprosty Network
8:30am – 8:45am – Executive Workshop – Presented by EC Infosystems
8:45am – Welcome Address by the Founders: Jack Doueck and Larry Leikin
9:00am – Keynote Address – John Kiani, Chairman of the Board, Energy Harbor.
9:30am – 10:30am Panel #1: – “David vs. Goliath: How can the little guys compete with the behemoths?” – Sponsored by Innowatts
10:30am – 11:15am Panel #2 – “Market Trends in Non-Commodity Billing and Community Solar” – Sponsored by Customized Energy Solutions
11:15am – 12:15pm Panel #3 – “Navigating the Energy Landscape: Using Scenarios to Map Your Strategies”
12:15pm – 1:30pm Networking Luncheon – Sponsored by EC Infosystems
12:45pm – 1:00pm Executive Workshop – Presented by Capco
1:00pm – 1:15pm Executive Workshop – Presented by by Excelergy
1:15pm – 1:30pm “REP of the Year” Award Ceremony – Sponsored by Everlast
1:30pm – 2:15pm Panel #4 – ” Why the Best Channels are Partners ”
2:15pm – 3:15pm – Panel #5 – “Customer engagement and value adds: What actually works and what really doesn’t” – Sponsored by Starion Energy
3:15pm – 4:00pm Afternoon Coffee and Networking Break – Sponsored by EDF
3:15pm – 3:30pm Executive Workshop – Presented by LED Plus
3:30pm – 3:45pm Executive Workshop – Presented by ESG
3:45pm – 4:00pm Executive Workshop – Presented by TLP
4:00pm – 4:15pm Executive Workshop – Presented by Kabat, Chapman & Ozmer
4:15pm – 5:15pm Panel #6 – The CEO Roundtable Discussion – Sponsored by SmartGridCIS
5:15pm – 6:45pm Networking Reception – Sponsored by ESG – Located in the Windowbox room
6:45pm – Program Concludes

Keynote Speaker

John Kiani, Chairman of the Board, Energy Harbor

John Kiani is Executive Chairman of the Energy Harbor Board of Directors. Energy Harbor is a privately held, independent power producer and a fully integrated retail energy provider. The company’s generating fleet is capable of producing nearly 50 TWhs of electricity annually, including substantial carbon free power. John plays a critical role in the Company’s operational and financial continuous improvement efforts in all business areas.

Prior to his role at Energy Harbor, John was the Co-Founder and a Portfolio Manager at Cove Key Management, a multi strategy investment fund focused on the utilities, power and infrastructure industries. John has also been a Research Analyst. Most recently he was a Managing Director at Deutsche Bank where he was head of North American Utilities, Power and Pipelines equity research. John also has energy industry experience and began his finance career in the power industry at Enron.

John graduated from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Arts degree and from Rice University with a Master’s of Business Administration.

Who Should Attend

CEO’s, CMO’s, COO’s & CFO’s of Retail Energy Suppliers
Managers & Directors of Retail Energy Suppliers
Third Party Vendors
Managers of Utilities
Public Utility Commission Managers
Energy Brokers
Telemarketing Companies
Door to Door Sales Companies
MLM Operators
EDI/Billing Providers
Scheduling/Forecasting Professionals
Energy Finance Experts
Energy Media Professionals
Managers of Energy Associations
Natural Gas Wholesale Suppliers
Power Wholesalers
Power Traders
ISO Professionals
Energy Consultants
Affinity Marketers

Panel Discussions
Panel #1: “David vs. Goliath: How can the little guys compete with the behemoths?” Sponsored by Innowatts

Moderator: Ananda Goswami, EC Infosystems
Eric Danziger, Innowatts
Jason Huang, Griddy Energy
Lindsey Margiotta, Spark
Michael Parrella, POWWR
Kise Zettel, Pulse Power

Panel #2 – Sponsored by Customized Energy Solutions

Moderator: Stephen Fernands, Customized Energy Solutions
Cherie Fuller, EDF
Charles Russell, Customized Energy Solutions
Ed Toppi, Hero Power
Craig Tropea, Customized Energy Solutions

Panel #3 -“Navigating the Energy Landscape: Using Scenarios to Map Your Strategies”

Jorge Lopez, NEDD
Kristie Deiuliis, NEDD
Alexandre Baldassano, Genscape

Panel #4 -“Why the Best Channels are Partners”

Moderator: Huston Able, TEPA
Michael Drago, WGL Energy
Susan Dray, NRG
Jim Fluet, Vistra
Nate Richards, Powermatrix
Jeff Levin, Great American Gas and Electric
Craig Wall, Patriot Energy a Division of Mantis Innovation Group

Panel #5 – “Customer engagement and value adds: What actually works and what really doesn’t” Sponsored by Starion

Moderator: Alexandrea Isaac, Starion
Rob Cantrell, Pulse Power
Victor Howard, Formerly LifeEnergy
Jennifer Moore, Znalytics
Holly Paulus, Nexxa
Natara Feller, Feller Law
Emily Cipes, EJ Consulting

Panel #6 – CEO Round Table Discussion- Sponsored by SmartGridCIS

Moderator: John Bastian, SmartGridCIS
John Ballenger, Champion Energy
Jesson Bradshaw, Energy Ogre
Andy Cormie, Smartest Energy
John Geary, 4Change Energy
John Judge, Energy Harbor
Ken Pedotto, Eligo Energy

REP of the Year Award – Sponsored by Everlast
Sponsors for EMC Houston 2020
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Lanyard & Networking Reception Sponsor
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CEO Roundtable
Afternoon Break
Welcoming Reception Sponsor
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“Most Innovative Marketer Award” sponsor
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Panel #5 Sponsor
Networking Lounge
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Exhibitors for EMC Houston 2019

AGR Group
Astral Tech
Blackhawk Network
Capco
Chetu
Connexion Research
CRAFT by Pariveda Solutions
Customized Energy Solutions
Darwill
Earth Etch
EC Infosystems
Emerios
Energy Harbor
Entertainment Rewards and Incentives
ESG
Euler Hermes Energy
Genscape
Grand HVAC Leasing
Green-e | Center for Resource Solutions
LED Plus
Nexxa Group
nGenue
POWWR

Optimus
Polis
Relay Network
Restaurant.com, Inc.
Sales Focus
Sciera, Inc.
Shell
Sirius Solutions
SmartBPO
SmartGridCIS
Softsmiths
Stirista
SVM Payments
Systrends
TLP Software
TrustedTPV
Valassis
Vlocity
VoiceLog
Znalytics