Manatt Energy Forum 2018—A Time of Conflict: Battleground Over Clean and Safe Energy

The Manatt Energy Forum will be held at the beautiful Cavallo Point in Sausalito, CA, on Thursday, May 31, and Friday, June 1, 2018. The Energy Forum kicks off with a welcome reception and dinner for attendees on Thursday evening at Cavallo Point. On Friday, the Energy Forum will host roundtable discussions with informal interactions between attendees, a feature that has marked the success of this event for the past decade.

Manatt professionals will facilitate a robust dialogue with policymakers and industry thought leaders on the future of energy in California. Featured participants include:

  • Jack Broadbent, chief executive officer, Bay Area Air Quality Management District
  • Lynne Carrithers, senior vice president and general counsel, Aera Energy
  • Karen Douglas, commissioner, California Energy Commission
  • Scott Drury, chief executive officer, SDG&E
  • Martha Guzman-Aceves, commissioner, California Public Utilities Commission
  • Arsenio Mataka, special assistant to attorney general, California Department of Justice
  • Ron Nichols, president, Southern California Edison
  • Carla Peterman, commissioner, California Public Utilities Commission
  • Fred Pickel, executive director, City of Los Angeles, Office of Public Accountability
  • Roger Salazar, former White House and gubernatorial communications specialist
  • Bill Slaton, director, Sacramento Municipal Utility District
  • Rob Stutzman, former deputy chief of staff for communications to Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger
  • Kourtney Vaccaro, chief counsel, California Energy Commission
  • Rock Zierman, chief executive officer, California Independent Petroleum Association

By invitation only.

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