14th Annual TEPA Conference

Date: September 26, 2019

Start time: 09:00 a.m.

End time: 05:00 p.m.

Venue: Hotel ZaZa Austin

Address: 400 Lavaca Street

Phone: 888.880.3244

Email: shannon@tepausa.org

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ONLINE REGISTRATION IS CLOSED. EMAIL SHANNON@TEPAUSA.ORG

WINE TASTING IS SOLD OUT

Event Details

The 14th Annual TEPA Conference will be held Wednesday, September 25th and Thursday, September 26th at The NEW Hotel ZaZa Austin. From a rich diversity of topics, to Q&A sessions and engaging speakers, this year’s conference promises to be interactive, informational and impactful!  If there’s only one energy industry event you attend this year, make it The Energy Professionals Association Conference.

Thanks to all of our AMAZING Sponsors!

2019 Annual TEPA Conference Schedule of Events

Download Registration List Here (as of 9/23)

Tuesday, September 24th

8:00 PM
Welcome Reception & Casino Night
Hotel ZaZa Gold Standard Ballroom
 The Welcome Reception is free for all registrants. Join us for a fun casino night sponsored by Hudson Energy, an interactive fun photobooth with surprise guests sponsored by Gexa Energy, music, food, drinks and more! You won’t want to miss this kickoff event! 

Wednesday,September 25th

TEPA Helping Hands Community Activities:
8:45 AM Caritas Community Kitchen
9:00 AM Austin Food Bank
**Limited Space Available**
Sign Up HERE

9 AM Shotgun Start***GOLF COURSE HAS CHANGED***
TEPA Golf Tournament sponsored by Constellation | Check-in & breakfast starts at 8 AM
Falconhead Golf Club | 15201 Falcon Head Blvd | Austin, TX 78738 | (512) 402-1558
Club rental available–Breakfast and Lunch Provided

10:30 AM RIDE with TEPA
Come work off all the fun you had at the Opening Reception with TEPA at RIDE! We’ve partnered with the best cycling studio in Austin and will be hosting a private spinning class just for TEPA attendees! This is very limited and is first come, first serve!
Please register here: RIDE SIGN UP FORM
**No spin/cycling experience needed and all fitness levels are welcome

3 PM – 4 PM
Power Women of TEPA Reception
Power Women of TEPA has been organized with an increased focus on fortifying and empowering the development of women in the industry through unique and targeted networking, leadership, mentoring and educational opportunities. Come learn more about this new and exciting group!
Pre-Registration Required: Sign Up HERE

5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
TEPA Wine Tasting sponsored by Talen Energy (Almost Sold Out)
Hotel ZaZa The Gold Standard Ballroom
The TEPA Wine Tasting is one of the most anticipated social events of the conference! Enjoy fine wines from local vineyards and around the world while mingling and networking with top energy professionals from across the country. Space is limited for this event and it will sell out so act fast!

Thursday, September 26th 

Download the PDF Version Here: 2019 TEPA Agenda

7:30 AM
Breakfast sponsored by TXU Energy

8:00 AM
Check-in & Late Registration

8:30 AM
Welcome and Opening Remarks

  • Emcee – Aaron Cook: Partner, TimePiece PR & Marketing
  • Huston Able: President, National Board | Executive V.P., Choice Energy Management

8:45 AM
Platinum Sponsor Message

  • Jim Moore: Regional V.P. Sales, ERCOT, ENGIE

9:00 AM

Summer 2019 and Beyond

  • Bill Magness: President & CEO, ERCOT

9:45 AM

Panel – Market/Pricing Update ERCOT and Beyond

  • Moderator – Geoff Duda: Managing Partner, Teleios Commodities
  • Terry Embury: Head of Wholesale Analytics, Direct Energy
  • Keith Poli: Principal with CMG Group, Constellation Energy

10:30 AM

Coffee & Networking Break

11:00 AM

Tribute to Dr. Phil O’Connor – How RESA is Moving Forward with His Work

  • Richard Spilky: Principal, Retail Analytics, Constellation Energy

11:30 AM

Panel – Data Democratization and Technology Enhancements for Retail Energy

  • Moderator – Young Kim: Principal, Energy Research Consulting Group
  • Greg Bechert: Managing Partner, Scioto Energy
  • Shawnie McBride: VP Sales Operations, Direct Energy Business
  • Nate Richards: CFO, Powermatrix
  • Paul Shagawat: Managing Partner, Transparent Edge

12:30 PM

Conference Lunch

1:45 PM

3 Scenarios to Navigate The Energy Transition: Mapping the Future Landscape

  • Kristie Deiuliis: Co-Founder & COO, The NEDD Group – Energy Paiges

2:30 PM

Highlights from the 2019 DNV GL Energy Blueprint – Sales Strategies

  • John Negus: Consultant, Competitive Energy, DNV GL-Energy

2:45 PM

Merger & Acquisition Trends

  • Moderator – Jeff Shoaf: President, Hudson Energy
  • Justin Courtney: Executive V.P. & CFO, Priority Power
  • Michael Kagan: Sr. V.P., Concentric Energy Advisors
  • Heath Kendall: V.P. Indirect Sales, Champion Energy Services
  • Dan Marzuola: President & CEO, EMEX
  • Jim Moore: Regional V.P. Sales, ERCOT, ENGIE
  • Jeff Schiefelbein: Chief Culture Officer, 5
  • David C. Wiers: President, Satori Energy

3:45 PM

Coffee & Networking Break

4:00 PM

Award Presentations: ABC of the Year, Supplier of the Year and Affiliate of the Year

  • Craig Wall: President, TEPA Northeast Board | Director of Product and Supplier Management,Patriot Energy Group

4:15 PM

Panel – Executive Roundtable: Challenges & Opportunities Facing Retail Energy

  • Moderator – Huston Able: President, National Board | Executive V.P., Choice Energy Management
  • Rich Blaser: CEO, Infinite Energy
  • Scott Hart: President Business Solutions, NRG
  • Jackson Vo: President, Freepoint Energy Solutions

5:00 PM

Closing Remarks

  • Javier Barrios: National V.P. TEPA Board | Managing Partner, Good Energy

5:15 PM

Networking Reception and Happy Hour sponsored by ENGIE

Friday, September 27th

RECHARGE 2019 sponsored by Powermatrix
9:00 AM
Brokers and Suppliers – are you ready to see the future of retail energy efficiency?  Batteries running low after an awesome TEPA Annual Event?  Join Powermatrix for RECHARGE 2019 the morning after TEPA, Friday September 27th from 9AM-NOON at the “Don’t Mess With Texas” room at Hotel Zaza .  The folks that brought Retail Energy Sparkplug and CORE will be unveiling something pretty new!  Oh and did I mention breakfast and Bloody Mary/Mimosas?  CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

 

Ticket Prices

**GROUP DISCOUNTS ONLY VALID DURING EARLY BIRD PRICING PERIOD**
**DISCOUNT WILL BE APPLIED ONCE YOU GET TO THE CART PAGE**

  REGISTRATION TYPE
 EARLY BIRD RATES THRU  08/09
 STANDARD RATES
Individual Member Registration  $325.00  $399.00
 ABC Group Registrations (3 or more)  $275.00  N/A
 Supplier and Affiliate Group Registrations (5 or more)  $299.00  N/A
 Non-Member Rates  $599.00
 REGISTRATION ADD ONS
 MEMBERS
 NON-MEMBERS
 Golf Tournament with Registration  $100.00  $200.00
 Wine Tasting with Registration  $100.00  $200.00
 Golf Tournament ONLY  $175.00
 Wine Tasting ONLY  $175.00

 

Week of/Day of Registration – Member  $599.00
Week of/Day of Registration – Non-Member  $799.00

 Hotel Accommodations–BLOCK IS SOLD OUT

Hotel ZaZa Austin
400 Lavaca Street
Austin, Texas 78701

 

 

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