Monday, February 27, 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM

  • Room: Acadia Foyer
Stop by the registration desk to pick up your name badge and get oriented for the event....
  • Registration

Monday, February 27, 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Room: Balcony K (4th floor)
A half day training course focused on generating novel solutions to program challenges. Utilizing design-based innovation techniques this interactive course will foster idea exchange, share lessons learned. In addition to diving into specific real-world program/pilot challenges we’ll dive into non-industry partnerships opportunities to drive program innovation. Register here. ...
Speaker(s)
Facilitator
Alexis Allan
Partner
Brio
Facilitator
Selena Heise
Partner
Brio
  • Training

Monday, February 27, 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM

  • Room: Balcony I (4th floor)
This give-and-take style learning session is all about diverse suppliers. Prepare to learn from experts and share your experiences, challenges, tools, failures, and frustrations. Walk away having found your place in the industry, your voice, your peers, and even your next steps as a business. Regardless of your company's size... Read More
Speaker(s)
Speaker
Ms  Andrenika Whisenton
Partner Diversity Regional Lead
CLEAResult
Speaker
Angie Ostaszewski
Energy Efficiency Consultant
Ameren
Facilitator
Ashley Nicholls
Doer/Maker
Speaker
Daryl Wright
Chief Strategy Officer
Emerald Cities
Facilitator
Jill Steiner
Saldo Research
Speaker
Ms  Marvelene Jones
Head of Procurement and Supplier Inclusion
Resource Innovations
Speaker
Melissa Culbertson
ADM Associates
Speaker
Michelle Krueger
APTIM
Speaker
Pamela Fann
Owner/Principal
Integrated Solutions
Speaker
Mr.  Paul Douglas
President
JPI Group
Facilitator
Quinn Parker
Encolor Consulting
Speaker
Shalaya Morrissette
Chief, Minority Business and Workforce Division, Office of Economic Impact and Diversity
U.S. Department of Energy
Sponsored by
  • Workshop

Monday, February 27, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

  • Room: Balcony K (4th floor)
AESP’s Utilities Connect session is a uniquely curated, utility-only event that provides participants the opportunity to engage with their peers in a facilitated open dialogue. During this session, utility participants will be encouraged to work collaboratively with each other to brainstorm on key challenges facing today’s utility industry and share... Read More
Speaker(s)
Facilitator
Mr.  Alvis Wright II
Marketing Program & Support Manager
Alabama Power Company
Facilitator
Joyce Bodoh
Director of Energy Solutions and Clean Energy
Rappahannock Electric Cooperative
Sponsored by
  • Discussion
  • Pre-Conference

Monday, February 27, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

  • Room: Riverview (41st floor)
Join the Southeast Energy Efficiency Alliance (SEEA) and the Association of Energy Services Professionals (AESP) Southeast Chapter as we kick off AESP's 33rd Annual Conference with a fun and intimate VIP event focused directly on issues around energy in the Southeast. A panel discussion will focus on how the region... Read More
Speaker(s)
Moderator
Aimee Skrzekut
President
SEEA
Speaker
Mr.  Edward O'Brien III
Senior Economist
Louisiana State Energy Office
Speaker
Mr.  Frank Rapley
Senior Manager, TVA EnergyRight for the Home
Tennessee Valley Authority
Moderator
Jennifer Szaro
President & CEO
AESP
Speaker
Sybil Montegut
Cleco
Speaker
Tom Rusin
CEO
HomeServe USA
Sponsored by
  • Panel
  • Pre-Conference

Monday, February 27, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

  • Room: Balcony I (4th floor)
At the start of each conference, AESP hosts an event for emergening energy professionals to connect. Get to know your peers as your welcomed to the industry with this valuable networking opportunity. ...
Sponsored by
  • Networking
  • Pre-Conference

Monday, February 27, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

  • Room: Grand Ballroom
AESP welcomes you to New Orleans, where you can kick off Annual Conference with drinks, snacks, introductions to new energy colleagues, and reunions with old industry friends. We are excited to partner with The American Association of Blacks in Energy (AABE) Greater New Orleans Chapter as co-hosts of this reception... Read More
Sponsored by
  • Meals and Breaks
  • Networking

Monday, February 27, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

  • Room: Off-Site
Following the Welcome Reception, join friends and colleagues off-site to celebrate black women in energy. If you are interested in participating in this affiliated event, please contact Quinn Parker (qparker@encolorconsulting.com) for details and location. ...
  • Networking

Tuesday, February 28, 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM

  • Room: Acadia Foyer
Stop by the registration desk to pick up your name badge and get oriented for the event....
  • Registration

Tuesday, February 28, 7:30 AM - 8:30 PM

  • Room: Grand Ballroom
Pour a cup of coffee, grab some breakfast, and find a table with your fellow attendees to share what you're hoping to learn from this year's Annual Conference....
  • Meals and Breaks
  • Networking

Tuesday, February 28, 8:30 AM - 9:00 AM

  • Room: Grand Ballroom
AESP will welcome attendees to the beautiful city of New Orleans, and we will kick off the conference by awarding AESP's Energy Awards to programs, companies, and individuals that have done amazing things in the industry over the last year. ...
Sponsored by
  • General Session

Tuesday, February 28, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

  • Room: Grand Ballroom
The utility sector is facing a pivotal moment in its history. Rising to the challenge requires reframing potential threats into new opportunities through the pursuit of both technical and market innovation. Join us as we kick off our 33rd Annual Conference by hearing from utility executives who are doing just... Read More
Speaker(s)
Speaker
Clint Bullock
General Manager and CEO
Orlando Utilities Commission
Speaker
Deanna Rodriguez
President and CEO
Entergy New Orleans
Speaker
Luis Reyes
CEO and General Manager
Kit Carson Electric Cooperative, Inc
Moderator
Terry Sobolewski
CEO
Franklin Energy
Sponsored by
  • Panel
  • General Session

Tuesday, February 28, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

  • Room: Grand Ballroom
Connect with attendees and sponsors over refreshments in the exhibit hall....
  • Meals and Breaks
  • Networking

Tuesday, February 28, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

  • Room: Grand Ballroom
Fuel up for the afternoon and share with your table your most interesting take-aways from the morning sessions....
  • Meals and Breaks
  • Networking

Tuesday, February 28, 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

  • Room: Balcony K (4th Floor)
  • Room: Balcony M (4th Floor)
  • Room: Balcony L (4th Floor)
  • Room: Balcony I (4th Floor)
  • Room: Balcony N (4th Floor)
  • Room: Balcony J (4th Floor)

Tuesday, February 28, 2:45 PM - 3:15 PM

  • Room: Grand Ballroom
Banish the mid-afternoon blahs with coffee and snacks between sessions...
  • Meals and Breaks
  • Networking

Tuesday, February 28, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

  • Room: Balcony L-N (4th floor)
Join fellow Topic Committee members to connect in person and brainstorm opportunities for the year ahead. Not yet a member of a Topic Committee but interested in learning more? Stop by the happy hour to meet the co-chairs and other participants.  AESP offers professional participation in five (5) Topic Committees covering... Read More
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  • Meals and Breaks
  • Networking

Tuesday, February 28, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

  • Room: Grand Ballroom
Swap stories and business cards as you offer cheers for the opportunity to be back in person, learning from your peers, and continuing to push the energy industry into the future. Make sure to stick around for the expo hall prize drawing!...
  • Meals and Breaks
  • Networking

Wednesday, March 01, 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

  • Room: Acadia Foyer
Lose your badge? Need directions? The registration desk is available all day....
  • Registration

Wednesday, March 01, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

  • Room: Grand Ballroom
Get ready for day two with some caffeine, carbs, and camraderie....
  • Meals and Breaks
  • Networking

Wednesday, March 01, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

  • Room: Grand Ballroom
This session will bring together speakers who have been working to move legislation into practice. In the context of Justice40, they bring invaluable and practical insights from their experiences in working within legislation to drive forward environmental justice and equitable service. This plenary session will be relevant for program managers,... Read More
Speaker(s)
Speaker
Andreanecia Morris
Executive Director
HousingNOLA
Speaker
Angelina Benson-Glanz
Senior Director, Special Projects
Elevate
Moderator
Anne Dougherty
Founder & Co-Owner
ILLUME Advising
Speaker
Maggie Kelley Riggins
Senior Program Manager
SEEA
  • Panel
  • General Session

Wednesday, March 01, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

  • Room: Grand Ballroom
Connect with attendees and sponsors over refreshments in the exhibit hall....
  • Meals and Breaks
  • Networking

Wednesday, March 01, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

  • Room: Grand Ballroom
Fuel up for the afternoon and share with your table your most interesting take-aways from the morning sessions....
  • Meals and Breaks
  • Networking

Wednesday, March 01, 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM

  • Room: Iberville (4th Floor)
  • Room: Balcony K (4th Floor)
  • Room: Balcony J (4th Floor)
  • Room: Balcony I (4th Floor)

Wednesday, March 01, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

  • Room: Grand Ballroom
Do not miss your last chance to hear about all of the exciting opportunities that our exhibitors have to offer!...
  • Meals and Breaks
  • Networking

Wednesday, March 01, 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM

  • Room: Acadia Foyer
  • Meals and Breaks
  • Networking

Wednesday, March 01, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

  • Room: Creole Queen (off-site)
If you are going to party on the Mississippi River, you do better do it in style! Climb aboard the Creole Queen, an old-fashioned paddlewheel river cruiser, for a night of New Orleans food, music, and entertainment with your best AESP friends!...
Sponsored by
  • Meals and Breaks
  • Networking

Thursday, March 02, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Room: Acadia Foyer
It may be the final day, but our registration desk is still here and ready to help you!...
  • Registration

Thursday, March 02, 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

  • Room: Grand Ballroom
  • Room: Bacchus (4th Floor)

Thursday, March 02, 10:45 AM - 11:15 AM

  • Room: Grand Ballroom
  • Meals and Breaks
  • Networking

Thursday, March 02, 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

  • Room: Grand Ballroom
Retired Lt. Gen. Russel L. Honoré, commander of Joint Task Force Katrina and Global Preparedness Authority, known as the “Category 5 General” for his leadership in coordinating military relief efforts in post-hurricane New Orleans will share his experience and insights about how to be prepared for potential disasters, how to... Read More
Speaker(s)
Sponsored by
  • Meals and Breaks
  • General Session