Leadership Conference for Women in Energy

Leadership Conference for Women in Energy

June 14-15, 2022 | Online :: Central Time

“These women are incredible and are changing the world.  Their energy is better than any shot of espresso.” POWER Engineers

“The Leadership Conference for Women in Energy 2021 was fantastic. The topics were relevant, the speakers and moderators were passionate, knowledgeable and the time flew by. I will attend another EUCI conference next chance that I get.” Operations & Planning Auditor, WECC

“I didn’t realize that others were encountering similar challenges as myself, there was excellent insight into how to approach may common issues.  Great discussions, well presented!” Manager of Design Services, CEM Engineering

“The Women in Power Leadership Conference reminded me of my power and my potential.  Thank you.” Principal Operations Transmission Engineer, Portland General Electric

“This conference was great for anyone! I was skeptical at first, not being an engineer, but managing utility projects, that this wouldn’t be a fun learning experience. I was totally wrong! Great reference materials, awesome quotes, lots of positive inspiration!” Program Manager, Colliers Engineering & Design

“This conference provided something for everyone. To be a part of a great group of women, and many have offered outside mentoring is absolutely amazing. The conference doesn’t end at the stop time. This is the beginning of something great.” Project Manager, Colliers Engineering & Design

“Excellent conferences – You are not alone in this industry.” Staff Enforcement Officer, WECC

“High energy and relevant conversations.” Operations Business Process Specialist, Liberty Algonquin Business Services (USA)

“This event was phenomenal. So many wonderful speakers with diverse backgrounds that had great insight on being a woman in the energy sector.” Engineer, Southern Power

“Interesting insights from diverse individual across the nation.” EFIN Manager, Southern Nuclear

“The program provided a great opportunity to hear about leadership skills and career advice. It also allowed us to connect with other powerful women within the energy industry. Overall, it was great!” Lead Engineer, National Grid

“An Eye Opening Experience… extremely profound & enlightening! A wealth of information from successful, established, and humble speakers.” Senior Planning Analyst, ConEdison

“This was time well spent – I feel like I gained quite a bit of knowledge in just a short amount of time! The speakers were relatable and enjoyable.” HVSD Applications Engineer I, Mitsubishi Electric Power Products Inc.

“This was such an amazing conference! The speakers were so inspiring and insightful.” Customer Service Supervisor, Burbank Water and Power

“This conference was informative and inspiring!” CORHR Training & Development Specialist, Mitsubishi Electric Power Products Inc.

“I loved the variety of topics covered and that they were current and relevant!” Manager, Substation Construction & Maintenance, Sacramento Municipal Utility District

“Great opportunity to learn from the experiences of very impressive career women.” Project Manager, ConEdison

“This event was filled with inspirations and skills to help women navigate the modern day workplace.” Engineer, ConEdison

“I’m walking away from this with more confidence that I can succeed as a leader.” Director, Meetings & Facilities, WECC

“This is a great event for development of your leadership skills and potential. This is an investment worth making in yourself and your staff will thank you.” Supply Services Manager, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power

“I am just a few years into my career and starting to think about finding a leadership role. This conference has given me so many nuggets of wisdom that I will use for a lifetime as I grow into a leader.” Regulatory Analyst, Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission

“This was a very thoughtful representation of what emerging and current leaders need to stay inspired to continue reflecting on “our why” as we seek to add value to our organizations.” Community Engagement Strategist, Portland General Electric

“The EUCI WIE Leadership Conference was such a great conference! The speakers were open and honest with their career experience and offered advice to help future leaders grow and develop.” Program Manager, Liberty Utilities

“Great, interactive conference. Offered a wide range of expertise and advise from all perspective. The conference was extremely informative and inspirational. Enjoyed every minute.” Principal Auditor, ISO New England

“You don’t often find a conference where every topic is applicable to you, but this conference hit the mark! Very beneficial to every woman working in the energy industry today!” Transmission Business Operations Specialist, Western Area Power Administration

“I’m going to leave this conference with confidence knowing that the struggles and experiences I go through daily are being experienced by so many other women in the industry, and they are killing it.” Utility Forester, Duquesne Light

“This conference will provide you with some of the most valuable leadership strategies to apply in your career and in your personal life.” Manager, Con Edison

“You don’t have to be in a leadership role to benefit from this conference. The skills and advice are beneficial for all women in their workplace interactions, and even those just starting out can begin to build and implement their best practices.” System Operator, California ISO

As the energy sector recovers from the pandemic and looks toward a clean energy future, a more diverse workforce is a priority. This immersive leadership development experience is designed to accelerate the advancement of women with strategies to overcome the hurdles women are facing in the energy workplace. Reconnect with dynamic women leaders to get fresh perspectives on your most important priorities. You’ll gain key insights into organizational change and personal growth. Attendees will participate in knowledge sharing and collaboration while building relationships and enhancing professional networks. The program format includes keynote addresses, panel sessions, interactive group discussions and a plentitude of networking opportunities. Register now to gain practical strategies and actionable items for career growth. 

Learning Outcomes

  • Discuss ways to create a culture of well-being
  • Detail how to engage with differing generational workstyles
  • Discover how to engage men for gender equality
  • Explain best practices for impactful communication
  • Gain knowledge of successful ways to create a change mindset
  • Discuss strategies to move your career forward post-pandemic
  • Address leadership techniques at different levels of management
  • Identify key energy trends and their impact
  • Explain how to overcome career challenges
  • Define your unique brand in the workplace

 

Agenda

Tuesday, June 14, 2022 : Central Time

12:45 – 1:00 p.m.
Log In

1:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Conference Timing

1:30 – 1:45 p.m. :: Welcome and Opening Remarks

1:45 – 2:45 p.m. :: Creating a Culture of Well-being

We must create cultures where employee well-being is a priority. Leaders must set an example of valuing workplace well-being, work-life balance, and a supportive environment.

Mayka McCalla, VP, The AES Corporation

Jill Anderson, Executive VP, Southern California Edison

Jared Lawrence, Chief Customer Officer, Eversource

2:45 – 3:00 p.m. :: Afternoon Break

3:00 – 4:00 p.m. :: Building an Authentic Brand

This session will discuss how you, as an individual, can influence your company culture and how a company can leverage employees’ brands and passions in a way that can change the energy industry brand for the good.

Stacey Crowley, Vice-President, External Affairs, California Independent System Operator

Janelle Briggs, Field Operations Planner, Con Edison

4:00 – 4:40 p.m. :: Engaging with Women Across Generational Work Styles

According to a recent report, when it comes to styles of communication, Baby Boomers prefer in person or telephone, while Gen X prefers emails. On the other hand, Millennials and Generation Z communicate more through text, social media and Facetime. What are ways that we can integrate different work styles to work collectively and empower one another across generational differences?

Jennifer Rodgers, SVP & Chief Administrative Officer, Western Area Power Administration (WAPA)

Jacqueline DeRosa, Vice President Battery Energy Storage Systems, Ameresco

Victoria Alexander, Project Development Manager, Onshore, Orsted

4:40 – 5:00 p.m. :: Virtual Networking Session

 

Wednesday, June 15, 2022 : Central Time

8:45 – 9:00 a.m.
Log In and Welcome

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Lunch Break

9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Conference Timing

 

9:00 – 10:15 a.m. :: Understanding and Addressing Diversity & Inclusion

We have become more aware of racial inequities and the need to accelerate diversity and inclusion initiatives. What kinds of challenges do minorities face in the workplace? How does an organization benefit from the inclusion of such leaders in positions of power?

Nancy Harvey, Chief Diversity Officer, NYPA

Sara Oliver-Carter, Chief Diversity Officer, Duquesne City Light

10:15 – 10:30 a.m. :: Morning break

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. :: Impactful Communication for Women Leaders

Even though you know that you’re intelligent and capable, if you are unable to communicate your ideas and influence others, your brainpower is going to waste. Many women have a hard time communicating strongly when someone more assertive takes over the conversation. This session will provide tips for successful and strong communication.

Moderator: Erin Stromberg, Marketing Director, MYR Group

Michele O’Connell, SVP, Customer Operations, Con Edison

Mandy Tornabene, VP, Governance, Dominion

12:00 – 1:30 p.m. :: Lunch Break

1:30 – 2:45 p.m. :: Mindfulness Session: Activate Your Inner Power

Theresa Byrne, Positive Intelligence Coach and 4th Degree Black Belt Martial Arts Master Instructor

2:45 – 3:00 p.m. :: Afternoon break

3:00 – 4:00 p.m. :: Developing a Change Mindset

Learning agility is one of the most essential attributes of any successful leader. Agility helps leaders make quick decisions in times of crisis or change. Developing a change mindset is crucial. Leaders must review their strategies that are obsolete and set new models that are relevant to present times. The shift must be viewed with positive effects to identify profitability, productivity, and development prospects.

Elaina Ball, CEO, Fayetteville Public Works

Karen Reif, VP – Renewables & Energy Solutions, PSE&G

4:00 – 5:00 p.m. :: Breaking Through Middle Management: Skills to Get Ahead

Join this session for a candid discussion from a panel of energy leaders as they share their experience and lessons learned along the way, and their recommendations to propel you out of Middle Management and into the C-Suite.

Moderator: Katie Heinritz, Recruiting & Talent Development Manager, Mitsubishi Electric Power Products, Inc.

Dina Zimmerman, Global HR Leader, Onshore Wind, GE

Brandy Bolden, Chief Customer Officer, SMUD

Whitney Emerick, Director, Communications, Public Service Company of Oklahoma

Jennifer Rodgers, SVP and Chief Administrative Officer, Western Area Power Administration

5:00 p.m. :: Conclusion

Workshop

Powering Personal Energy & the ‘kW’ of Energized Leaders

Tuesday, June 14, 2022 : Central Time

We have a “human energy” crisis and it’s shorting the circuit on our happiness, fulfillment and livelihood. It’s costing us greatly on productivity, profitability and our success at home and at work. 

​While a focus on time management helps, time once spent is not renewable. Now more than ever we need to focus on powering positive personal energy – our emotional PPE, which is 100% renewable!  By plugging into our capacity to positively renew and recharge our personal energy – we take charge of our lives! 

We strengthen our ability to overcome resistance, increase our confidence and ignite more value in our lives. We feel freer, happier and healthier in our personal lives. We energize more productivity and profitability within our career. We fuel our success and transform into energized leaders! This highly interactive workshop will include transformation self-reflections, small group exercises and large group experiences specifically designed to help you reclaim your power!

Register now for this positively wired workshop to help you plug into your personal power & ignite your leadership!

Learning Objectives

  • Discover how to plug into 5 renewable energy strategies to help you positively recharge
  • Power your own “kW” to energize your personal Who, What, and Why
  • Create strategies to rewire your thinking to defuse negative charges, overcome resistance and unplug stress
  • Take charge and tap into your unlimited potential so you can “ohm” it
  • Implement strategies to reclaim your power and fuel more self-confidence

Agenda

8:45 – 9:00 a.m.
Log In

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Workshop Timing

 

  • Understanding your two most important resources
  • The 2 Essential Skills to renew your personal energy
  • Identify your Who, What, and Why – and learn how to use your own personal energy to grow your career

Learn step-by-step processes to create a strategy for leveraging your relationships.

  • Skills for increasing your confidence and overcoming challenges 

Discover effective ways to foster communication with people and embrace different ways of thinking.

  • Increasing Productivity and Profitability

 

Workshop Leader

Nathalie Osborn –  the Chief Energizer of Positively Powered Professional Development and co-author of the international best-seller Ignite Your Leadership.

For over 20 years, she’s been focused on the energy of all things – buildings, people, and organizations – and she’s come to believe our personal energy is our most powerful renewable resource. By plugging into proven success strategies, she fueled an accomplished energy industry career where she helped implement over $500M in energy efficiency, renewable energy, and sustainability programs.

Nathalie is now on a mission to help burnt-out professionals fuel more success, unplug daily stress, and energize lives they love! Through her transformational coaching and training programs, she reveals how similar to powering our homes and buildings, we energize strategies to positively power ourselves more efficiently and sustainability.

She is a Certified Canfield Success Principles Trainer, FranklinCovey facilitator, and with a mechanical engineer degree from Michigan Tech, playfully calls herself an “enginerd.”  She serves on the Board of Advancing Women in Energy, the Board of Michigan Energy Options, and volunteers with the national CWEEL Career Development Committee.

You can learn more about Nathalie and connect with her at www.nathalieosborn.com.

“Nathalie brings an energetic and playful twist to today’s energy conversation. Her powerful  philosophy will help you plug into proven success principles and fuel incredible results.”
~JACK CANFIELD
America’s #1 Success Coach
Author, The Success Principles
CoCreator and Co-Author, Chicken Soup for the Soul series

Speakers

  • Victoria Alexander, Project Development Manager, Onshore, Orsted

  • Jill Anderson, Executive VP, Southern California Edison

  • Elaina Ball, CEO, Fayetteville Public Works

  • Brandy Bolden, Chief Customer Officer, SMUD

  • Theresa Byrne, Positive Intelligence Coach and 4th Degree Black Belt Martial Arts Master Instructor

  • Stacey Crowley, Vice President, External Affairs, California Independent System Operator

  • Jacqueline DeRosa, Vice President Battery Energy Storage Systems, Ameresco

  • Whitney Emerick, Director, Communications, Public Service Company of Oklahoma

  • Nancy Harvey, Chief Diversity Officer, NYPA

  • Katie Heinritz, Recruiting & Talent Development Manager, Mitsubishi Electric Power Products, Inc

  • Jared Lawrence, Chief Customer Officer, Eversource

  • Jennifer Rodgers, SVP & Chief Administrative Officer, Western Area Power Administration (WAPA)

  • Mayka McCalla, VP, The AES Corporation

  • Michele O’Connell, SVP, Customer Operations, Con Edison

  • Sara Oliver-Carter, Chief Diversity Officer, Duquesne City Light

  • Karen Reif, VP – Renewables & Energy Solutions, PSE&G

  • Jennifer Rodgers, SVP & Chief Administrative Officer, Western Area Power Administration (WAPA)

  • Erin Stromberg, Marketing Director, MYR Group

  • Mandy Tornabene, VP, Governance, Dominion

  • Dina Zimmerman, Global HR Leader, Onshore Wind, GE

Online Delivery

We will be using Microsoft Teams to facilitate your participation in the upcoming event. You do not need to have an existing Teams account in order to participate in the broadcast – the course will play in your browser and you will have the option of using a microphone to speak with the room and ask questions, or type any questions in via the chat window and our on-site representative will relay your question to the instructor.

  • IMPORTANT NOTE: After November 30 you will not be able to join a Teams meeting using Internet Explorer 11. Microsoft recommends downloading and installing the Teams app if possible. You may also use the Edge browser or Chrome.
  • You will receive a meeting invitation will include a link to join the meeting.
  • Separate meeting invitations will be sent for the morning and afternoon sessions of the course.
    • You will need to join the appropriate meeting at the appropriate time.
  • If you are using a microphone, please ensure that it is muted until such time as you need to ask a question.
  • The remote meeting connection will be open approximately 30 minutes before the start of the course. We encourage you to connect as early as possible in case you experience any unforeseen problems.

Register

Please Note: This event is being conducted entirely online. All attendees will connect and attend from their computer, one connection per purchase. For details please see our FAQ

If you are unable to attend at the scheduled date and time, we make recordings available to all registrants for three business days after the event

REGISTER NOW FOR THIS EVENT:

Leadership Conference for Women in Energy

June 14-15, 2022 | Online
Individual attendee(s) - $ 1295.00 each

Buy 4 seats and only pay for 3! For this event every fourth attendee is free!


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Powering Personal Energy & the 'kW' of Energized Leaders

June 14
Individual attendee(s) - $ 495.00 each

Your registration may be transferred to a member of your organization up to 24 hours in advance of the event. Cancellations must be received on or before May 13, 2022 in order to be refunded and will be subject to a US $195.00 processing fee per registrant. No refunds will be made after this date. Cancellations received after this date will create a credit of the tuition (less processing fee) good toward any other EUCI event. This credit will be good for six months from the cancellation date. In the event of non-attendance, all registration fees will be forfeited. In case of conference cancellation, EUCIs liability is limited to refund of the event registration fee only. For more information regarding administrative policies, such as complaints and refunds, please contact our offices at 303-770-8800

CEUs

Credits

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EUCI is accredited by the International Accreditors for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and offers IACET CEUs for its learning events that comply with the ANSI/IACET Continuing Education and Training Standard. IACET is recognized internationally as a standard development organization and accrediting body that promotes quality of continuing education and training.

EUCI is authorized by IACET to offer 1.0 CEUs for this conference and 0.3 CEUs for the workshop

Requirements for Successful Completion of Program

Participants must be logged in for the entirety of the conference to be eligible for continuing education credit.

Instructional Methods: Case studies & PowerPoint presentations

Upon successful completion of this event, program participants interested in receiving CPE credits will receive a certificate of completion.

Course CPE Credits: 11.0
Workshop CPE Credits: 4.5
There is no prerequisite for this Course.
Program field of study: Specialized Knowledge
Program Level: Basic
Delivery Method: Group Internet Based
Advanced Preparation: None

CpeEUCI is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its web site: www.nasbaregistry.org

Who Should Attend

Women and men within the energy industry in search of a solution-oriented discussion on how to implement change in the industry, and female professionals within the energy industry trying to develop the necessary skills and confidence to find success in a male-dominated field.

 

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