The Energy Marketing Conference for Retailers
Sixth Semi-Annual Energy Marketing Conference
September 20th, 2016

Location: Metropolitan West, W. 46th Street, New York, New York
Event Time: 8:00 am – 7:45 pm

Event Schedule
  • 7:00am – Registration
  • 7:30am – Networking Breakfast Sponsored by Shell Energy
  • 8:45am – Welcome Address
  • 9:00am – Keynote Address by David Hernandez, CEO Liberty Power Corp
  • 9:30am – Panel #1: “Grab The Low-Hanging Fruit: Challenges & Strategies to Drive Short-term Growth” – Sponsored by MP2 Energy
  • 10:30am – Morning Coffee and Networking Break – Sponsored by North American Power
  • 10:30am – Executive Workshop: “Regulatory Upheaval in New York State: Challenges & Opportunities” – Gabriel Phillips of GP Energy Management will present the summary of an important new white paper on the fast changing regulatory conditions in the New York State market as a provocative prelude to the Keynote address by Audrey Zibelman, Chair of the NYS Public Service Commission
  • 11:00am – Special Keynote Address by Audrey Zibelman, Chair of the New York State Public Service Commission
  • 11:30am – Panel #2: “How to Make Money with Bundling and Cross Selling” – Sponsored by Nextility
  • 12:30pm – Networking Luncheon Sponsored by EC Infosystems
  • 12:45pm – FASTBALL – 16 “Pitches” – 5 minutes each – vote on the new products and services
  • 2:15pm – “Excellence in Customer Service Award” Presentation Sponsored by IDT Energy, Inc.
  • 2:30pm – Panel #3: “From The Outside Looking In: Unique Perspectives on the Future of Our Industry”
  • 3:30pm – Afternoon Coffee and Networking Break Sponsored by Pacific Summit Energy
  • 3:30pm – Executive Workshop: Integrated Solutions: Bringing it all together: How will the convergence of technology, renewable & distributed generation drive changes in the marketplace? How will these changes create new opportunities for growth? By Customized Energy Solutions
  • 4:15pm – Panel #4: CEO Roundtable – “International Expansion” – Sponsored by Hudson Energy
  • 5:15pm – Reception – Networking
  • 6:45pm – Program Concludes
Keynote Speaker
David Hernandez, Chief Executive Officer | Liberty Power

David Hernandez is CEO of Liberty Power, a company he co-founded in 2001. Under Mr. Hernandez’s leadership, Liberty Power has become the largest independent retail electricity supplier in the United States—in only ten years. According to Hispanic Business, Liberty Power is one of the ten largest Hispanic-owned companies in the country, serving nearly 200,000 business and residential accounts across the electric retailer’s national footprint. Liberty Power has served over 20% of the Fortune 500 companies as well as several federal agencies and municipalities.

In 2014, Latino Leaders recognized Mr. Hernandez as one of the Top 10 Latinos in Energy. In both 2013 and 2010, Mr. Hernandez, and fellow co-founder, Alberto Daire were honored as finalists for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year in the State of Florida. In 2008, Mr. Hernandez was recognized by the South Florida Business Journal as a Diamond Award Winner. In 2007, he was named Businessman of the Year by the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. In 2006, Mr. Hernandez received the Entrepreneur of the Year Award from the National Hispanic Professional Organization.

A native of Cuba, Mr. Hernandez graduated Magna Cum Laude from Palm Beach Atlantic University in Palm Beach, Florida, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting, and later earned an MBA from the New York University Stern School of Business. In 2004, he was awarded NYU Stern’s Distinguished Alumni Award. Mr. Hernandez serves on the Boards of the Cuba Study Group and the Latino Donor Collaborative.

Special Keynote Speaker
Audrey Zibelman, New York State Public Service Commission

Audrey Zibelman, an internationally recognized expert in energy policy, markets and innovation, was confirmed as a Commissioner of the NY Public Service Commission on June 19, 2013, and was named Chair on September 3, 2013.

As PSC Chair, she sits on the State Energy Planning Board and Chair of the NY Siting Board. She sits on the board of the NY State Energy Research and Development Authority, the board of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative Inc., the NY State Disaster Preparedness Commission, and the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Task Force.

Ms. Zibelman received her B.A. from Pennsylvania State University and her J.D. from Hamline University School of Law.

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 : “Grab The Low-Hanging Fruit: Challenges & Strategies to Drive Short-term Growth”
  • (Moderator, Ananda Goswami of EC Infosystems)

Speakers include:

– John vlahavas of MP2 Energy

– Joel Glassman of Discount Power Inc.

– Peter Muzsi of ConEd Solutions

– Mike Stein of IDT Energy Inc

– Peter Duprey of Mint Energy

– Gabe Phillips of GP Energy Management

– Klaudet Ristovski of Plymouth Rock Energy.

Panel #2 : “How to Make Money with Bundling and Cross Selling”
  • (Co-moderators – David Steinberg of Nextility & Jack Doueck of LED Plus)

Speakers include:

– Jason Garrett of Spark Energy

– Mike Perna of ConEd Solutions

– Xavier Yrauzquin of Infinite Energy

– Christina Hiller of Znalytics

– Amy Gasca of Just Energy

– Andrew Singer of Constellation

– Mike Beck of Direct Energy

Panel #3 : “From the Outside Looking In: Unique Perspectives On The Future Of Our Industry”
  • (Moderator – Jim Steffes of Direct Energy)

Speakers include:

– John Hanger of Consultant-Secretary of Energy, PA

– Richard Berkeley of PULP

– Paul Ring of Energy Choice Matters

– Tony Menchaca of Verde

– Kevin McMinn of USG&E

Panel #4 : CEO Roundtable – “International Expansion”
  • (Moderator – Stephen Fernands of Customized Energy Solutions)

Speakers include:

– Alan Shulman of HUDSON Energy

– Prashant Mupparapu of Macquarie Energy

– Deryl Brown of North American Power

– Tom Mattzie of Ethical Electric

– Michael Fallquist of Crius Energy

– Gustav Beerel of Customized Energy Solutions

– David Hernandez of Liberty Power

EMC6 AWARD Presentation
The winner has made great strides in improving the customer experience and setting an extraordinary example for the rest of the industry.
  • APG&E
  • Discount Power
  • EDF Energy Services
  • Eligo Energy
  • Frontier Utilities
  • IGS Energy
  • Nordic Energy
  • North American Power
  • Source Power and Gas
  • Spark Energy
  • Starion Energy
  • Tri-Eagle Energy
Sponsors for EMC New York, September 2016
  • Founding Sponsor -LED Plus
  • Founding Sponsor -TrustedTPV
  • Founding Sponsor -Customized Energy Solutions
  • Overall Conference Sponsor -EC Infosystems
  • Platinum Sponsor -Znalytics
  • Gold Sponsor -Lynx Technologies
  • Gold Sponsor -iSIGMA
  • Silver Sponsor -SmartGridCIS
  • Morning Break Sponsor -North American Power
  • Breakfast Sponsor -Shell Energy North America
  • Lunch Sponsor -EC Infosystems
  • Afternoon Break Sponsor -Pacific Summit Energy
  • Reception Sponsor -Customized Energy Solutions
  • Mobile App Sponsor -ESCOWare
  • Tradebag Sponsor -GP Energy Management
  • Lanyard Sponsor -Latitude Technologies, Inc.
  • Panel #1 -MP2 Energy Inc.
  • Panel #2 -Nextility
  • CEO Panel -Hudson Energy
  • Media Sponsor -Energy Choice Matters
  • Award Sponsor -Genie Retail
Exhibitors for EMC New York, September 2016
  • 2 Turn it On / 2 Quote it Now
  • 365 Home Warranty
  • Agility
  • Alpine Energy Systems
  • Bright Source Solutions
  • Customized Energy Solutions
  • EC Infosystems
  • Enerdynamics Corp
  • ERTH business Corp
  • ESCOWare
  • Energy Services Group
  • Feller Law Group, PLLC.
  • Filter Easy
  • Filter Snap
  • Green E
  • High Cotton
  • Infinity Coaching Group
  • Intelometry, Inc.
  • InterfaceIT
  • iSigma
  • Jasmine Universe
  • Latitude Technologies
  • Lynx Technologies
  • MarketWISE Consulting Services
  • Martec
  • Metergenius
  • Navitas Billing
  • NEMA
  • Opsolve
  • HANSEN technologies
  • Safe Streets
  • Salesboard
  • Smart Grid CIS
  • Sourcelink
  • Systrends
  • TLP Software
  • TrustedTPV
  • Vertex Solutions Group
  • Wolters Kluwer
  • Znalytics