Power & utilities year-end virtual seminar

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Power & Utilities Year-End Virtual Seminar

Wednesday, December 9, 2020 I 3:00pm - 4:30pm (ET)

The first day will offer a plenary session for all participants on the following topics:

  • State of the industry
  • Policy update and potential impact of election
  • SEC rulemaking developments
  • Emerging Trends
  • Updates related to standard setting

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Power & Utilities Year-End Virtual Seminar Electives 

Thursday, December 10, 2020 

Elective #1 - Regulatory (CARS)

11:00am - 12:00pm (ET)

Regulatory Update with our Complex Accounting & Regulatory Solutions (“CARS”) group
Panel discussion on current regulatory trends with a focus on hot topics at the state utility commission level and FERC, including observations on accounting implications of the most recent FERC enforcement report

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Elective #2 - RTR / Digital Levers

12:00pm - 1:00pm ET

Returning to the Workplace ... who is coming back?

  • What are considerations for a safe return to the workplace
  • Do employees need new capabilities/skills?
  • Do we have the digital knowledge within our workforce?
  • Have you thought about what offices and facilities need to look like?

Digital Levers Impacting the Finance Function of the Future

  • Digital levers: Robotic process & data automation, Data analytics, Cloud computing, Artificial intelligence, Blockchain
  • SAP & Peoplesoft automation quick wins

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Elective #3 - M&A / Emerging

Time:  1:30pm - 2:30pm ET

M&A and development activity in the renewables space

  • A renewed look at deals activity in the market
  • What does the future hold?  Where are renewables heading?
  • Trends in investment opportunities/vehicles

Emerging Technologies | Renewable offtake arrangements

  • Recap of sector trends and impacts of the election
  • Provide an overview of the commodity contract framework
  • Discuss application to renewable offtake arrangements, including common pitfalls

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Elective #4 - Cyber & ESG

3:00pm - 4:00pm ET

Cyber Security - Balancing the Books

  • How to get the most of your cyber security defense with capital spend
  • Material Weaknesses for cyber breaches? How did that happen and how can I avoid them?

Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Reporting

  • Renewed focus on social impact
  • A closer look at governance
  • New developments in ESG reporting

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Webcast contact

Please contact US_PowerUtilities@pwc.com with any questions regarding this event.

CPE credits

The plenary session (Day 1) is eligible for 1.5 CPE credits in the field of Accounting.

The elective session (Day 2) is eligible for 1.0 CPE credit each in the field of Accounting.

Please note that CPE credit can only be given to individuals who remain logged into the live webcast and respond to the polling questions provided during the webcast. If you are viewing this webcast in a group, everyone in the group can receive CPE Credit. Also, those who dial in via telephone are NOT eligible for CPE credit. Please note that this is a NASBA (not PwC) requirements.

If you have any questions concerning continuing professional education (CPE), you can find answers here to frequently asked questions concerning CPE webcast participation.

Contact us

Heather Horn

Heather Horn

US Strategic Thought Leader, National Professional Services Group, PwC US

David Schmid

David Schmid

International Accounting Leader, National Professional Services Group, PwC US

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