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Thursday, June 10, 2021 


The program included presentations by:

Regional Economic Outlook
Grant Forysth, Ph.D., Cheif Economist, Avista


Natural Gas Market Fundamentals
Josh McCall, Lead Market Strategist, GPTA, BP


2021 NW Power Plan Update
Ben Kujala, Director of Power Planning, NW Power and Conservation Council


A Reliable, Affordable, & Clean Energy Future
Moderator: Teresa Acosta, Sales Director, Calpine Energy Solutions
Amy Andryszak, President/CEO of the Interstate Natural Gas Association of America
Timothy Egan, President & CEO, Canadian Gas Association
Marty Durbin, President, Global Energy Institute, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Karen Harbert, President & CEO, American Gas Association


Renewable Hydrogen: Opportunities and Obstacles
David Brown, Senior Principal & Co-Founder, Obsidian Renewables
Ken Dragoon, Director of Hydrogen Development, Obsidian Renewables


Embracing the Future
Moderator: Camilo Amezquita, Vice President & General Manager, Williams NW Pipeline
David Anderson, President & CEO, NW Natural
Mary Kipp, President & CEO, Puget Sound Energy
Nicole Kivisto, President & CEO, Montana-Dakota Utilities
Jason Thackston, Senior Vice President,  Avista Corp.

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The COVID Economy: U.S. and Canadian Economic Outlook

Natural Gas Market Fundamentals - please email Josh McCall @

for his presentation

Power Plan Update

Renewable Hydrogen Opportunities and Challenges

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