Meeting Materials

Thursday, August 10th (Pricewater House Cooper)

2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Room 22301-22302
Engaged in Resilience, but Flirting With Disaster

Moderator: Edward Thomas, Esq. President Natural Hazard Mitigation Association


Dr. Jennifer Jurado, 
Broward County, Florida Chief Resilience Officer 

John T. Marshall, Assistant Professor of Law, Georgia State University

Patrick "Rick" F. Sacbibit, P.E., National Flood Mapping Program Manager, Engineering Services Branch Chief FEMA HQ, Washington, DC


4:00pm-5:15pm - Room 22301-22302
Tomorrow's Power Grid Today: Innovative Energy

Moderator: Alexander Judd, Robinson & Cole LLP Hartford, CT


Sergey Shabalin, Director, Billing Programs and Analytics, Department of Citywide Administrative Services: Energy Management, New York City, New York, NY

John Shipman, Con Edison’s Electric Vehicle Programs

 Matthew Wheatley, Vice President of Sales and Commerical for Direct Energy's Distributed Energy division in North America


5:30 pm - 6:45pm - Room 22301-22302
Cyber Ethics: Understanding Your Ethical Obligations in a Cybersecurity Breach

Moderator: Moderator:  Lai Sun Yee, Chair, Emergency Management / Homeland Security Committee, New York, NY


Doug Bloom, Cybersecurity specialist for the tax consultancy PriceWaterhouse Coopers, New York, NY

 Neal Pollard, Cofounder and Executive Vice President, Hunch Analytics at PriceWaterhouse Coopers, New York, NY

 David Wheeler,   Partner Chapman Spingola, Chicago, IL


FRIDAY, August 11, 2017 - Hilton Midtown Hotel Meetings

10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Sanctuary Cities – The Role of State & Local Governments in Addressing Undocumented Immigrants

Moderator:  Ron Kramer, Partner, Seyfarth Shaw LLP, Chicago, IL


Nisha Agarwal, Commissioner, New York City Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs, New York, NY


10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Murr and Beyond: Implications for Regulatory Takings

Moderator:  Peter Buchsbaum, Lanza & Lanza, LLP, Fleming


John M. Groen, Esq., Principal Attorney, Pacific Legal Foundation,  Sacramento CA

 Robert Thomas, Damon Key Leong Kupchak Hastert, Honolulu, HI

 Hon. Misha Tseytlin, Solicitor General, Wisconsin Department of Justice,  Madison, WI

 Nancy Stroud, Lewis, Stroud & Deutsch, Boca Raton, FL


2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

The Sharing Economy Matures--Will State or Local Control Win?



Janice Griffith, Professor of Law, Suffolk University Law School Boston, MA

Jamila Jefferson- Jones, Associate Professor of Law University of Missouri-Kansas City, Kansas City, MO

Nestor Davidson, Associate Professor of Law, Fordham University, New York NY

John Infranca, Assistant Professor of Law, Suffolk University, Boston, MA

Stephen Miller, Professor, Idaho College of Law, Boise, ID