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Annual Pittsburgh Energy Briefing

Hotel Monaco, 620 William Penn Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Please join us for a complimentary program during which government officials, environmental consultants, and industry attorneys will discuss pressing issues in the energy industry. Topics include:

  • Keynote Presentation by the Honorable Spencer Abraham
  • Congress and the Executive Branch: What to Expect after the Election in 2017 and Beyond
  • Construction Litigation Related to Energy Projects: What You Need to Know About Contracts and Claims
  • Environmental Landscape and Litigation Involving Energy Projects: Is the War Over?
  • Maritime and the Energy Industry: Special Presentation
  • Cybersecurity and the Energy Industry: What is the Impact on the Energy Industry?

KEYNOTE SPEAKER:
Honorable Spencer Abraham.
Principal, Blank Rome Government Relations LLC, former U.S. Secretary of Energy, and former U.S. Senator from Michigan

SPECIAL PRESENTATION:
Maritime Transportation Issues Impacting the Energy Industry – Are We Ready for the Panama Canal Expansion?
Presented by Ambassador Juan B. Sosa, former Ambassador to Panama in Washington D.C.

PRESENTERS:

  • Scott D. Hatch, Principal, Blank Rome Government Relations LLC; Chief Floor Assistant to the Majority Whip, U.S. House of Representatives, and Executive Director of the National Republican Congressional Committee
  • Joseph P. McMonigle, Principal, Blank Rome Government Relations LLC; Former Chief of Staff, U.S. Department of Energy, Vice Chairman, Board of Governors, International Energy Agency
  • Susan L. Bickley, Partner, Blank Rome LLP, Houston Office
  • Edwin Cisneros, Director, PwC in Houston, Texas
  • Amy Joseph Coles, Partner, Blank Rome LLP, Pittsburgh Office
  • Jennifer J. Daniels, Partner, Blank Rome LLP, New York Office
  • Frank A. Dante, Partner, Blank Rome LLP, Philadelphia Office
  • Richard Fultineer, Managing Director, Berkeley Research Group's Global Construction In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Margaret A. Hill, Partner, Blank Rome LLP, Chair, Environmental, Energy, and Mass Torts Practice Group, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. Offices
  • Frederick M. Lowther, Partner, Blank Rome LLP, Washington, D.C. Office
  • George M. Medved, Partner, Blank Rome LLP, Pittsburgh Office
  • Jo Anne Schwendinger, Partner, Blank Rome LLP, Pittsburgh Office
  • Douglas J. Shoemaker, Partner, Blank Rome LLP, Houston Office
  • Ambassador Juan B. Sosa, former Ambassador to Panama, President and CEO at U.S. Panama Business Council  in Washington D.C.
  • Frank L. Tamulonis III, Associate, Blank Rome LLP, Philadelphia Office
  • James Tedjeske, Vice President Legal, Kvaerner North American Construction Inc. in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania

Registration, Networking, and Lunch begin at 11:30 AM
Welcome and Introductions begin at 11:55 AM
Program begins at Noon
Cocktails, Hors d'oeuvres, and Networking to follow the Energy Briefing at 5:15 PM

This program is anticipated to be accredited for 4 substantive CLE credits in PA, NJ, and NY.

Click here to register for this event.

Please contact Nicole Benner at 215.988.3072 or Benner@BlankRome.com with any questions.