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NORTHEAST FORUM

26th Annual | July 19-21, 2021 | Boston, MA | Westin Copley Place

About the Northeast Forum

What: The 26th Annual Northeast Forum is the premier event where 600+ of the Natural Gas Industry’s leaders gather in Boston for 3 days of networking, insights, & deal making.

Who: See who attended in 2019; the current attendee list is coming soon!

Why: Got an eye for networking? Networking is at the heart of the Forums. There are multiple opportunities to meet and connect with people through our scheduled networking activities and before/after/in-between sessions. It is hard NOT to meet people!

Got an eye for today’s news? Hear valuable and unique insights from the newsmakers and leaders of the industry. The 2020 agenda will be released closer to the event, but take a look at last year’s agenda to get a feel for the topics presented.

YOU: You should attend this forum if…
…you are with a utility. These are your peers!
…you are an end user. Meet current & potential new suppliers!
…you are a marketer. Meet current & potential new suppliers and markets!
…you are a processor. Meet current & potential markets, producers and pipelines!
…you are a producer. Meet current & potential markets, marketers and pipelines!
…you are a vendor. This is where your customers will be!

Statements of Facts…

  • Shorten your Sales Cycle – conduct months worth of standard sales efforts in just 2 1/2 days
  • Reach Decision Makers – meet key decision makers representing each element of the natural gas value chain
  • Reduce cost of Business Development – meet dozens of qualified prospects in one place, at one time, instead of multiple one-off visits

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Agenda:

Monday, July 19
Start Time End Time Information
7:00 AM 8:00 AM
Networking with the Industry: Registration & Continental Breakfast

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8:00 AM 8:15 AM
Welcome & Overview:

Speaker:
Ms. Christy Coleman, Vice President, LDC Gas Forums

8:15 AM 9:00 AM
Opening Keynote: Statistical Review of World Energy 2021 | 70th edition
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Speaker:
Mr. Michael Cohen, Chief US Economist and Head of Oil and Refining, bp

9:00 AM 10:15 AM
Panel: Fundamentals And Supply Diversification in the N.E. Market

Moderator:
Mr. Mark Rueff, Vice President of Gas Marketing, Williams
Speakers:
Mr. Brian Hlavinka, Director, Emerging Opportunities, Williams Co.

Mr. James Fowler, Energy Market Development Manager, ICIS

Mr. Jack Weixel, Senior Director, IHS Markit

Mr. Jason Gillett, Director, Gas Supply, Enbridge Gas Inc. – (Speaking Virtually)

10:15 AM 10:45 AM
Networking Break

10:45 AM 12:15 PM
Panel: What is GreenER™ LNG & Hydrogen? Real World Application
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Moderator:
Mr. Scott Shields, Partner, New Energy Development Company LLC
Speakers:
Mr. Tom Quine, Partner, New Energy Development Company LLC

Mr. Mark Butts, Vice President Engineering, CB&I Storage Solutions

Mr. Anthony Miller, Director of Gas Systems, Greenville Utilities Commission

Mr. Durk Tyson, Gas Systems Engineer, Greenville Utilities Commission

Mr. Freddie Martin, Natural Gas Supply Officer, Greenville Utilities Commission

12:15 PM 12:30 PM
Board Buses & Depart for Optional Afternoon Networking Activity (Group Tour – Boston Lunch Cruise)

12:30 PM 4:00 PM
Group Tour – Boston Harbor Yacht Lunch Cruise

4:00 PM 6:00 PM
Monday Evening Attendee Welcome Reception – Sponsored by Nikkiso Cosmodyne

Tuesday, July 20
Start Time End Time Information
7:15 AM 8:30 AM
Networking with the Industry: Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:30 AM 8:45 AM
Welcome & Overview:

Speaker:
Ms. Christy Coleman, Vice President, LDC Gas Forums

8:45 AM 10:00 AM
Panel: Pipeline and Infrastructure Updates For the N.E. Region

Moderator:
Mr. Tom Thackston, Director, Gas Origination, Direct Energy
Speakers:
Mr. Steve Elliott, Director, Business Development, Enbridge

Mr. Albert Girgis, Vice President Commercial, Williams

Mr. Kevin McCrackin, Assistant Vice President of Business Development, Chesapeake Utilities Corporation

10:00 AM 10:30 AM
Networking Break

10:30 AM 12:00 PM
Panel: Millennials and Generation Z – Overcoming Bias & Messaging That Resonates
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Moderator:
Mr. PJ Zonsius, Director of LCI Business Development, Gas South LLC
Speakers:
Mr. Billy Barron, Student, Harvard University, Extension School

Ms. Catherine Bates, Strategic Account Analyst, Gas South, LLC – (Speaking Virtually)

Ms. Alicia Hasell, Managing Partner, Boyden

Mr. Justin Stankiewicz, Business Development Manager, Chesapeake Utilities

Ms. Esti Arriaga, Customer Success, nGenue

12:00 PM 2:00 PM
Keynote Lunch: Sitting in the Middle of The Energy Transition
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Speaker:
Ms. Jillian Evanko, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director, Chart Industries, Inc.

2:30 PM 4:00 PM
Panel: Virtual Pipelines / Alternatives For Getting Gas In A Constrained Environment
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Moderator:
Mr. Steve Toelke, Vice President, Virtual Pipeline, Quantum Fuel Systems LLC
Speakers:
Mr. Jim Devine, Vice President, Business Development, REV LNG

Mr. Matt Barclay, SVP Commercial Operations, Stabilis Solutions

Mr. Sam Thigpen, CEO, Sapphire Gas Solutions

Mr. Brian Ludolph, Business Development Manager, Chart Energy & Chemicals, Inc.

Mr. Scott Shields, Partner, New Energy Development Company LLC

4:00 PM 5:15 PM
Panel: Implementing Cybersecurity Measures For Natural Gas Infrastructure
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Moderator:
Mr. Cleve Hogarth, Principal, Cleveland Advisory LLC
Speakers:
Mr. Marcin Toczydlowski, Director, Process IQ Company

Mr. Jay Bhatty, CEO, NatGasHub.com

Mr. Chuck McClure, Senior Sales Executive, FIS

5:15 PM 7:15 PM
Cocktail Reception hosted by the Forum Sponsors
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Wednesday, July 21
Start Time End Time Information
6:15 AM 7:15 AM
Networking with the Industry: Registration and Continental Breakfast

7:15 AM 7:30 AM
Welcome & Overview:

Speaker:
Ms. Christy Coleman, Vice President, LDC Gas Forums

7:30 AM 8:15 AM
Opening Keynote: Headed for Heartbreak – Are Takeaway Constraints & Basis Meltdowns Lurking for Appalachia?
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Speaker:
Mr. David Braziel, President & CEO, RBN Energy LLC

8:15 AM 9:00 AM
Presentation: Insights into the value of natural gas in the day-ahead PJM power market
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Speaker:
Mr. Stan Brownell, VP Business Development, Natural Gas & LNG, Argus Media Inc.

10:00 AM 10:30 AM
Networking Break

10:30 AM 12:00 PM
Gas Buyers’ Panel
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Moderator:
Mr. Dexter Steis, Executive Publisher, Natural Gas Intelligence
Speakers:
Ms. Catherine Payne, Manager, Raw Materials, CF Industries, Inc.

Mr. Dave Janisse, Manager, Gas Supply, Enbridge Gas Inc. – (Speaking Virtually)

Mr. Eric Schiffer, Principal Marketing Specialist, DTE Gas Company – (Speaking Virtually)

Mr. Greg Morse, Director, Policy & Planning, Vermont Gas

Mr. Craig Colombo, LDC Gas Supply Strategic Advisor, Dominion Energy East Ohio

Date

Jul 19 - 21 2021
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Time

8:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Westin Copley Place
10 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02116

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