Agenda for Time For Turbines: What A Difference a Year Makes

Media Contacts

Off-Shore Wind Forum In Atlantic City, August 20, 9 a.m.

Environment New Jersey Research & Policy Center


Time for Turbines: What A Difference A Year Makes

August 20, 2018 • Atlantic City NJ

The Control Room at ACUA Wastewater Treatment Facility

1802 Absecon Blvd. Atlantic City, NJ 


8:30 — 9:00       Coffee and Registration

9:00 – 9:15         Welcome and Purpose

                           Rick Dovey ACUA • President

                           Doug O’Malley Environment New Jersey • Director


9:15 – 10:00       Advancing OSW in New Jersey: Diversity of Interest

Doug O’Malley, Moderator

Curtis Fisher National Wildlife Federation • Northeast Regional Executive Director

Hillary Bright BlueGreen Alliance • State Policy Director

Prof. Frank Felder Rutgers University Energy Institute • Director

Anna Fendley • United Steelworkers • Legislative Representative 


10:00 – 10:45    Advancing OSW in New Jersey: Leadership at the State Level

Jeanne Fox, Moderator

Anne Marie McShea • NJ Board of Public Utilities • Off-Shore Wind Program Administrator

Brian Sabina NJ Economic Development Authority • Senior Vice President, Economic Transformation

Madeline Urbish • NJ Governor’s Office • Policy Advisor


10:45 – 11:00    Midmorning Break


11:00 – 12:00    Advancing Offshore Wind: Development of an Industry

Liz Burdock, Moderator

Beth Treseder • Orsted • Senior Regulatory Advisor

Julia Bovey Equinor • Director of External Affairs

Clint Plummer • DeepWater Wind • Vice President of Development

Doug Copeland • EDF RE • Regional Development Manager


12:00 – 12:15    The Importance of Offshore Wind for New Jersey

Joseph Fiordaliso • NJ Board of Public Utilities • President


12:15 – 12:25    New Jersey’s Path Forward – A Vision from the Top

                                  Steve Sweeney • Senate President


12:30                   End Event/Light Lunch Served


12:45                   Press Conference Outside