2017 Deloitte Power & Utilities Fall Seminar

Amp up your knowledge

November 28–29, 2017 | Join us in Chicago for this annual event for power and utility industry professionals.

The 2018 Deloitte Power & Utilities Fall Seminar will be held at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare hotel in Chicago, Illinois from November 27-28, 2018.

Deloitte Power & Utilities Accounting, Financial Reporting, and Tax Update

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

During the first day of the seminar, Deloitte’s energy specialists focus on industry technical accounting and tax issues to assist participants in preparing for calendar year-end accounting, reporting, and tax requirements. Participants may choose one of the following sessions:

  • The Accounting and Financial Reporting Update
    This session includes presentations by Deloitte specialists and industry thought leaders, covering topics such as Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) developments and trends in SEC comment letters, recently issued and proposed accounting standards, and current tax developments. After attending this seminar, participants will be able to better interpret and apply accounting, financial reporting, and tax rules to current industry issues.
  • The Tax Update
    This session includes presentations by Deloitte specialists regarding federal and state income tax topics unique to the power and utility industry, regulatory reporting for income taxes, and other income tax and financial accounting for income tax subjects. This session will assist participants in applying recent and pending tax and accounting developments in their tax planning and rate filings.

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Event details:

Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Chicago, IL


Controllership’s role in driving the “Digital Utility”

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Day two focuses on the role the controllership can play in addressing the evolving opportunities and challenges presented by the move towards the “Digital Utility” of the future. This will include discussion of emerging technologies to enable controllership to disrupt, elevate, and execute more effectively through enhanced analysis and insights, while remaining on top of new accounting standards implementation amidst ongoing market and regulatory changes. The seminar will also address the renewed focus on cybersecurity and related attestation reporting frameworks and partnering with internal audit in the emerging Digital Utility environment.

This seminar will address topics of interest for energy accounting professionals, including those charged with responsibilities over finance, accounting, and reporting.

After attending this seminar, participants will better understand the issues and opportunities currently facing the controllership function and leading practices that help you successfully manage these issues and opportunities.

2017 Power & Utilities Fall Seminar registration brochure

Additional information

Below are a few key logistics for the Fall Seminar:

  • Location: Hyatt Regency O'Hare, 9300 W. Bryn Mawr Avenue, Rosemont, IL, 60018
  • Room rate: $187 per night plus tax
  • Registration fees: $550 per person, per day. The registration fee is $1,100 for attending both days.
  • Group discounts available: Companies with five or more employees attending the seminar will receive a 10 percent discount on the registration fees. The discount will be reimbursed after the seminar based on attendance.
  • CPE: Participants can receive up to 13.5 hours of CPE credits for attending this conference in multiple subject areas depending upon sessions attended.


Chicago skyline

Get ready to amp up your knowledge with our featured speakers

Stephen K. Breininger, vice president and controller, PPL Corporation

Michelle Francis, director of financial reporting, Fortis, Inc.

Marc A. Glende, senior director of accounting and financial reporting, Xcel Energy

Randall Hartman, director of accounting, Edison Electric Institute

Jeff Jewell, vice president and controller, DTE Energy

James May, corporate controller, NextEra Energy Resources

Diane Mason, director of financial systems and projects, Exelon Generation

Joe Mulpas, vice president and chief accounting officer, NiSource, Inc.

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