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Conferences

17th Annual Utility Supply Chain Conference

Date
January 21-22, 2019 | Evening Welcome Reception – January 20, 2019
City
San Antonio, Texas, US
Venue
Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort & Spa

Special Utility Rate Offered-See Pricing For Details

  • Join us in 2019 at the picturesque Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort & Spa in San Antonio, Texas for our full two-day 17th Annual Utility Supply Chain Conference. This long-standing event attracts a variety of procurement, purchasing, sourcing, planning, and inventory management executives to network with industry peers and exchange real-world business solutions to on-going supply chain trends and challenges.

  • Don’t miss a great evening of networking

    Join our Sunday Evening Welcome Reception to network with peers and clients.

    Engage in interactive discussions during intimate roundtables sessions, browse our vast exhibit showroom, and gain industry knowledge from the many speakers who will be presenting at the 2019 event.

  • Leading industry exerts explore the following topics

    • — Energy industry update - Electrification, infrastructure development, grid modernization and more
    • — Electric vehicles - Managing regulation requirements versus business constraints
    • — Addressing safety - Keeping staff and contractors top-of-mind
    • — Repurposing time to accommodate big data vision - Improving sustainability and cost
    • — Source-to-Pay Implementation - reshaping procurement organization and managing change
    • — Contract risk management
    • — Cyber-security - The looming threat
  • Presenting companies to date

    • — Agile Sourcing Partners, Inc.
    • — American Public Power Association
    • — American Water
    • — Arizona Public Service
    • — Black Hills Corporation
    • — DTE Energy
    • — Edison Electric Institute
    • — Evergy
    • — Fortress Information Security
    • — inrush consulting
    • — KPMG
    • — PG&E
    • — ProcureAbility
    • — Puget Sound Energy
    • — S&C Electric Company
    • — Southern California Edison
    • — ScottMadden

    Does your company have a unique supply chain story to tell? Learn more about available speaking opportunities.
    Contact: erica.giardina@spglobal.com

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Past Attendees Say It Best

“The level of collaboration between the utilities is fantastic. As a utility it is very helpful to understand the challenges other utilities are encountering, the solutions they are deploying, and the results. This type of forum benefits energy generation and delivery throughout the USA. “ – Jim Adamson, PG&E (2018 attendee)
“The event is an excellent venue for networking with utility peers. The information shared by utilities provides for the opportunity to benchmark on topics of mutual interest.” – Jill Larson, Puget Sound Energy (2018 attendee)

Agenda

Speakers

Michael Lueck, Principal, Procurement and Operations Energy Practice Leader, KPMG

Cristin Lyons, Energy Practice Leader, ScottMadden, Inc.

David Padula, Director, ProcureAbility

Jeffrey Rodriguez, Supply Chain Senior Advisor, Supply Chain Integration, Southern California Edison

Jaspreet Singh, Director, Supply Chain Management, DTE Energy

Gun Shim, Vice President, Supply Chain Management, PG&E

Russell McKie, Principal Manager, Supply Management, Southern California Edison

Maria Jenks, Vice President, Supply Chain, Evergy

Jill Larson, CPSM, Supply Chain Management, Puget Sound Energy

Alex Murphy, Supervisor, Material Planning and Purchasing, Puget Sound Energy

Gary Wetzel, Vice President, Global Sales Operations, S&C Electric Company

Anita Parker, Vice President, Services and Programs, Agile Sourcing Partners, Inc.

Ian McCulloch, Managing Director, Deloitte Consulting LLP

Yatin Anand, Managing Director, KPMG

Josh King, Chief Procurement Officer, American Water

Zachary Fryer, Director, Procurement, Arizona Public Service

Karen Beachy, Vice President, Supply Chain, Black Hills Corporation

David Karaffa, Principal Manager, Logistics, Southern California Edison

Kerry Green, Director, Supply Chain Management, PG&E

Janaize Markland, Director, Enterprise Risk Management & Insurance, PG&E

Lisa Smith, Principal Consultant, InRush

Jack Cashin, Director, Policy Analysis and Reliability Standards, American Public Power Association

Kaitlin Brennan, Manager, Cyber and Infrastructure Security, Edison Electric Institute

Pricing Details

The S&P Global Platts 17th Annual Utility Supply Chain Conference will be held on January 21-22, 2019 at the Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort & Spa, San Antonio, Texas.

    • Registration Fee
    • Team Discount
    • Early Bird Rate
      Register by December 7, Save $200
    • Standard Commercial Rate
    • $1,595 / delegate
    • $1,196.25 / delegate
    • $1,395 / delegate
    • Utility Discount Rate
    • $1,095 / delegate
    • ----- / delegate
    • ----- / delegate
    • Government/Muni/Coop Discount Rate
    • $1,095 / delegate
    • ----- / delegate
    • ----- / delegate

Please refer to the Discounts section below for details and restrictions. Some discounts not available online.

The conference registration fee includes breakfasts, luncheon(s), reception(s), and refreshments as noted in the conference agenda, as well as post-conference documentation. Payment in full is required for attendance. If payment or proof of payment is not received before the start of the event, our staff will require a credit card guarantee to allow entry. All onsite registrations will be charged an additional $100. All prices are stated in USD.

Discounts

Discounts or promotional offers cannot be combined and must be applied at the time of original registration (cannot be applied retroactively).

Early Bird Discount:

Register by Friday, December 7, 2018 to save $200 off the Standard Commercial registration rate. This discount is applied automatically, regardless of registration method.

Team Discount (Best Value):

Your organization may send 1 executive free for every 3 delegates registered at the Standard Commercial Rate. All registrations must be made at the same time to qualify. Please call 800-752-8878 (toll-free) or +1 212-904-3070 (outside the US and Canada), or email registration@platts.com to receive this discount. This discount rate is not available online.

Utility Discount:

Verification may be required. Please call 800-752-8878 (toll-free) or +1 212-904-3070 (outside the US and Canada), or email registration@platts.com to receive this discount. This discount rate is not available online.

Government/Muni/Coop Discount:

Verification may be required. Please call 800-752-8878 (toll-free) or +1 212-904-3070 (outside the US and Canada), or email registration@platts.com to receive this discount. This discount rate is not available online.

Substitutions & Cancellations

Your registration may be transferred to a member of your organization up to 24 hours in advance of the conference. Cancellation requests must be received in writing via email to registration@platts.com on or before Monday, January 14, 2019 in order to be refunded, less a $195 administrative charge. No refunds will be made after this date. In the event of non-attendance, the full invoice fee will be payable. In case of conference cancellation, S&P Global Platts liability is limited to refund of the conference registration fee only. S&P Global Platts reserves the right to alter this program without prior notice.

Payment

S&P Global Platts accepts payment by credit card, wire transfer, check, and purchase order for this conference.

To pay by credit card You may register using any of the available registration methods (website, phone, and email).

If registering on the website:

Select your payment method during the Payment/Verification step.

If registering by phone or email:

The customer service representative assisting with your registration will provide payment instructions for all methods of payment.

To pay by wire transfer, check, or purchase order You may register by phone and email for all conferences. Registration on the website using these payment methods is available for select conferences only.

If registering on the website (where available):

Select your payment method during the Payment/Verification step. To pay by wire transfer or check, choose “Please invoice me”. Instructions on where and how to send payment will be included on the invoice.

If registering by phone or email:

The customer service representative assisting with your registration will provide payment instructions for all methods of payment. Instructions on where and how to send payment will also be included on the invoice.

Please note that full payment must be received before the registrant may enter the conference. Wire transfer payments require at least 5 business days to post to an order. Check payments require at least 10 business days to post to an order.

Venue and Accommodation Information

The S&P Global Platts 17th Annual Utility Supply Chain Conference will be held on January 21-22, 2019 at the Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort & Spa, San Antonio, Texas.

Venue

  • Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort & Spa

    9300 Hyatt Resort Drive

    San Antonio, TX 78251

    Main Hotel Phone: +1 210-647-1234

    Visit the hotel website

Accommodation

Discounted Accommodation **
Your conference registration does not include accommodation. A limited number of rooms have been reserved for conference attendees at the Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort & Spa at a discounted group rate. Please note that these rates apply for the nights of Friday, January 19 through Tuesday, January 22, 2019 with the option to lengthen your stay up to 3 days prior and 3 days after the event dates (subject to hotel availability). The discounted room rate will be available until Friday, December 28, 2018 or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first. All accommodation rates are stated in USD.

Room Rate
King or Double Standard Room, Single or Double Occupancy — $184.00 per night + tax + $25 per night resort fee *

* The resort fee includes two (2) complimentary bottles of water per day, complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the resort, complimentary use of tennis courts (excluding equipment), 24-hour access to Health Club, complimentary bicycle rentals, outdoor games, complimentary general access to the Windflower Spa facilities, full access to golf practice facility, chipping green, complimentary golf club/bag storage, preferred golf tee times, coffee, tea, self-parking, and self-service laundry.

Reservations
Reservations may be made by calling the hotel directly at +1 210-647-1234. Be sure to mention you are attending the S&P Global Platts Utility Supply Chain Conference in order to receive the discounted rate. Alternatively, you may book your room online by clicking this link.

** Please note: S&P Global Platts is not associated with any third-party reservation agents. Making any reservations through a third party may put your credit at risk of a compromise. To make your reservation, please use the hotel link or hotel phone number provided above.

Our Supporting Partners:

Partnership through sponsorship

Are you a market leader or looking to become one?

For the past 16 years, the S&P Global Platts Utility Supply Chain Conference has connected senior-level experts, decision-makers, and solution providers from across the US energy markets.

Our attendees and speakers gather to learn, make valuable contacts, and seek solutions to their pressing problems. With this goal in mind, our agenda is well-planned with multiple networking opportunities. Sponsorship offers you proven opportunities to:

— Leverage the S&P Global Platts energy and commodities information reputation
— Boost and reinforce your corporate image and brand recognition within the market
— Plan your onsite networking effectively with advance access to the attendee list
— Demonstrate your organization’s strengths and capabilities to executives empowered to make decisions
— Build and maintain lasting business relationships with key industry players
— Maximize your investment by focusing your efforts at a single location, face-to-face with an engaged audience

For more information on the full range of opportunities available and what S&P Global Platts can do for your business, please contact:

Martin Falkenberg
Business Development Manager
Tel. +1 857-383-5630
martin.falkenberg@spglobal.com

Platts offers a variety of standard and tailor-made sponsorship opportunities to fit your marketing and business-to-business needs and your budget.

Examples include:

  • Executive Sponsor

    As a leading sponsor, in addition to significant branding opportunities, your company may also recommend content and speakers, and enjoy the right of first refusal for an appropriate speaking opportunity within the agenda S&P Global Platts has researched and set forth.

  • Luncheon Host

    Marking the middle of each day, a great lunch provides the perfect setting for inspiring conversation and networking. As the exclusive Luncheon Host, your company will enjoy branding at the event along with the opportunity to engage existing and prospective clients in a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere.

  • Cocktail Reception Host

    Closing the day, a networking reception for all participants provides a wonderful opportunity to discuss the day’s presentations and network prior to the evening’s plans. As the exclusive Cocktail Reception sponsor, your company will provide the audience with an enhanced networking experience while positioning itself as an industry leader in engaging existing and prospective clients.

    Our attendees and speakers gather to learn, make valuable contacts, and seek solutions to their pressing problems. With this goal in mind, our agenda is well-planned with multiple networking opportunities. Sponsorship offers you proven opportunities to:

  • Exhibitor

    Showcasing your products and services to a targeted group of senior executives reinforces market leadership and can help grow your business. Your exhibit will be located in the main breakout area where attendees go to network and get refreshments, which provides a focal point to engage your audience directly.

  • Additional sponsorship opportunities include:

    — Strategic Partner
    — Refreshment Break Host
    — Breakfast Sponsor
    — Lanyards and Name Badges

FAQs and Facts

Please read below for answers to frequently-asked questions, and how to contact us for more information or assistance.

39 days left!

Register by December 7, 2018 and Save $200

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  • 3 Easy Ways to Register

    Have questions? Check out our helpful FAQs page.

    1. Online

    2. PhoneToll Free: 800-752-8878

    Outside the US & Canada: +1 212-904-3070

    3. Emailregistration@platts.com