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Spring into Decarb – AESP MARCH & Northeast Spring Conference

June 3 @ 7:00 AM - June 4 @ 7:00 PM EDT

Event Details

Early Bird Price $125
Early bird ends 5/9/2024

Before and during the conference join AESP members:
–Panel discussions on Innovations in Demand Management, Decarbonization for Underserved Markets, and IRA State HOMES and HEERHA Implementation plans.
–Networking at the Putnam Hotel bar and restaurant for a member mixers.
–On the golf course for a friendly golf tournament.
–In nature to take in the gorgeous Saratoga vistas.

The Basics:
June 3: Networking reception or arrive early for golfing or a group hike. Golf registration can be found here: https://aesp.org/event/golf-for-spring-into-decarb-aesp-march-northeast-spring-conference/

June 4: Full day conference, breakfast, lunch and networking with utilities, government and industry professionals. Optional morning yoga to start the day.

Location: The Gideon Putnam Hotel 24 Gideon Putnam Rd, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Hotel Booking: We have a hotel block rate of $249/night at the Gideon Putnam Hotel. Make sure to use the group code 9NI94D when making your reservation under “Group Code” not “Promo Code”. Use this link to book your accommodations before the block sells out!

Sponsorship of the event please contact Steve Menges


June 3 & 4, 2024

JUNE 3, 2024
Networking Reception

JUNE 4, 2024

8:00-9:00am: Breakfast

9:00-9:15am: Welcome
Katelyn Tsukada, Section Manager, Con Edison
Steve Menges, Manger – EE/DSM Policy & Data, National Grid
Laura Orfanedes, AESP Board Member, Senior Marketing Account Director, ICF

9:15-9:45am: Keynote
Amy Royden-Bloom, Manager, Residential Buildings Program – US DOE

9:45-10:30am: Keynote
Lisa Dix, New York Director – Building Decarbonization Coalition

10:30-11:00am: Break

11:00am-12:30pm: Panel 1 – Innovations in Demand Management
Moderator: Larry Simpson, Optiwatt
Schuyler Matteson, Clean Energy and Decarbonization Plan, NY DPS (Invited)
Ryan Edge, VP, of Strategy and Innovation, SMECO
Josh Tom, Director Future of Electric, National Grid (MA and NY)
Evelyn Lundhild, Senior Manager, Demand Side Management Special Projects, Ontario IESO

12:30-1:30pm: Lunch

1:30-3:00pm: Panel 2 – Decarbonization for Underserved Markets
Moderator: Amelia Berman, Con Edison
Larry Rush, Manager, C&I, Conservation and Load Management, Avangrid CT
Brittney Pietro, Manager, Low-to-Moderate Income Support Products – National Grid
Mary McCarthy, Senior Energy Efficiency Consultant, Eversource
Cory Scofield, Director, Demand Side Management, Central Hudson

3:00-3:30pm: Break

3:30-5:00pm: Panel 3 – IRA Homes and HEERHA Update
Moderator: Brendan Thomas, Sr. Director, Business Development, Performance Systems Development
Courtney Moriarta, Director, Residential, NYSERDA
Jo Ann Bodemener, Director of Energy Efficiency, MA DOER
Dave Westman, Director Regulatory and State Agency Affairs, Efficiency Vermont
Rupa Deshmukh, Senior Program Manager, NJ BPU (Invited)

5:00pm: Adjourn






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June 3 @ 7:00 AM EDT
June 4 @ 7:00 PM EDT
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Gideon Putnam Hotel
24 Gideon Putnam Rd
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 United States
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