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2012 Annual Conference


2012 Annual Conference & Training Summary

September 16-September 21, 2012
Millennium Hotel Minneapolis
Minneapolis, MN


The 2012 Annual Conference and Training took place in Minneapolis, MN, GA from
September 16 to 21, 2012.

The Annual Conference program, which was coordinated by the Program Committee, chaired by Dave Davis, began with a reception Sunday evening and continued through Tuesday morning.

Monday’s outstanding lineup of presenters and breakout session leaders included:

  • Michael Baird, American Electric Power
  • Richard Bennett, Southern California Edison
  • Dan Franczak, Sargent & Lundy
  • Aaron Smith, PowerPlan

  • David Picconi, Xcel Energy

  • Cathy Swartz, Xcel Energy

  • Doris McCarter, Public Utilities Commission of Ohio
  • Wade Horrigan, Tangibl, LLC


Tuesday we benefited from the excellent presentations of:

  • Larry Kennedy, Gannett Fleming
  • Dick Clarke, Gannett Fleming

  • Richard Fisher, Southern California Edison

  • John Lacey, PhD, California State University


Topics covered over the two days included:

  • Environmental Regulations - Ratemaking and Accounting Challenges
  • Decommissioning the Mohave Generating Station
  • Estimating Terminal Removal Costs for Steam Generating Stations
  • Jurisdictional Accumulated Depreciation
  • Accounting for Early Plant Retirements
  • Whole Life Depreciation and Reserve Amortization
  • Analyzing Salvage and Removal
  • Frequent Issues in Depreciation
  • Working Capital
  • 2012 Accounting Update

With over a 100 attendees at the annual meeting, 70 trainees attending classes, and 4 members taking the CDP test, we are pleased to report a very busy and successful week.

We thank our committee organizers, presenters, and expert instructors for their valuable contributions toward making our 2012 Annual Conference and Training a great success.


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