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Virtual Round Table:

9 AM - 12:30 PM | Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Join us June 30th for a virtual round table covering hot topics in the public power industry. Members will meet in small groups to share insights into best practices, discuss current programs, and help provide a road map for the future. 

The MEAM-CES conference committee has put together a slate of breakout sessions where groups of five to ten participants will meet virtually to discuss topics of interest. These sessions will be recorded and shared with all MEAM-CES members through the forum at

How it Works

  • Breakout sessions will be scheduled for 60 minute blocks and will be recorded for future viewing.

  • A final 60 minute wrap-up webinar will provide an overview of each session and include all participants.

  • Each breakout will consist of a give-and-take conversation with 5-10 participants in a virtual round table format.

  • All participants will be scheduled for two breakout sessions and the wrap-up webinar briefing and Q&A.

  • Session assignments will be made based on level of interest and total number of participants for each topic.

  • Each breakout session will have a moderator who will record the discussion and provide a briefing during our final wrap-up webinar. The moderator will also help keep the session on topic and on schedule.

  • There is no fee for MEAM members to participate.

  • Register by June 21, 2021 to secure your spot!


Virtual Round Table Schedule

  • 9:00 - 10:00 AM  - Breakout Round Table Session

  • 10:15 - 11:15 AM - Breakout Round Table Session

  • 11:30 - 12:30 PM - Wrap-Up Webinar (All Participants)

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Breakout Session Topics


Electrification & Green Messaging

Share your most effective strategies for driving adoption of next generation energy programs. What language do you use to explain strategic electrification, carbon emissions goals, fuel shifting, and renewable energy? 


Back in Action with Public Events

How is your utility approaching the "new normal" as society resumes in-person meetings and public events? Discuss upcoming plans for community outreach and how you plan to reconnect with the public.


Becoming a Clean Energy Leader

Public power has a unique opportunity to position itself as a leader on the road to 2050. Discuss your utility's plans for carbon reduction, local climate advocacy, and how you're helping to drive the clean energy future.


COVID Lessons for Future Operations

General discussion of lessons learned, new policies, and takeaways from the COVID-19 pandemic. How have these insights changed your operations going forward? Where are you today and what's next on your radar?

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