Oct

02-03

Corporate Performance Management (Oct 02-03)

Today's energy businesses face increasing competition and changing priorities and must constantly improve operational excellence and efficiency. Corporate Performance Management participants represent influential leaders in the strategic development and implementation of performance measurement and reporting as well as sustainable performance improvement. Discussions focus on promoting a performance culture in order to provide enhanced business results, and presentations feature case studies on benchmarking, measurement and reporting strategies, change management and process improvement.

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General Details

  • Program Chair(s)
  • Janette Cruz, Enterprise Performance Planning Coordinator, Sacramento Municipal Utility District

    • Program Location
    • Western Energy Institute Facilities
    • 1001 SW 5th Ave, Suite 325
      Portland, Oregon 97204
    • Who Should Attend
    • Managers and high impact individual contributors responsible for corporate performance improvement initiatives and benchmarking strategies, and leaders developing and implementing performance indicator measures and practices to improve overall company performance.

  • Registration Options
  • Member: $399 USD

    Registration includes a networking dinner Monday night as well as catered breakfast, lunch, light snacks and beverages at the meeting. Guest tickets are available for $90 and allow for a personal guest (a spouse or partner who does not work in the energy industry) to accompany a registered attendee at the event.

  • General Cancellation Policy
  • Due to contractual obligations, cancellations received 15 business days prior to the program will receive a full refund. Cancellations received 6 to 14 business days prior to the event will receive a refund, less a $100 administrative fee. No shows and last minute cancellations, 5 business days prior to the event or less, will be responsible for the full registration fee. Substitutions from your organization for the same event are always welcome.
  • Participation Policy
  • Western Energy Institute programs and events are open to energy companies (including gas production and electric generation, gas and electric transmission and gas and electric distribution utilities). Select programs and events are open to energy industry product and service suppliers. Programs and events are closed to all media representatives and to the general public.
  • For more information contact Kara Wolfe, Program Manager at (503) 688-2794.

Agenda

Monday, October 2, 2017

12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

Registration and Networking

Arrive early to network with other attendees. Light refreshments provided.

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Welcome

Our chair will welcome us and share insights into Sacramento Municipal Utility District.

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Introductions

Come prepared to share a success or set-back you or your team has experienced in the last six months.

2:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Networking Break

We will break for 15 minutes.

Measure Design and Strategic Alignment

Topics are determined by a planning team comprised of utility members and will be announced soon. Topics likely to be addressed include:
• Measurement design and strategic alignment
• Change management case studies
 

3:15 PM - 3:30 PM

Networking Break

We will break for 15 minutes.

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Working Breakout Session

This time is reserved for a group breakout session activity. Themes and instructions will be announced beforehand.

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Networking Dinner

Join for a hosted dinner at Ringside Fish House:

838 SW Park Ave
Portland, OR 97205

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

7:30 AM - 8:00 AM

Networking Breakfast

Continental breakfast will be provided onsite.

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Communicating Business Results

In an industry that demands optimal performance to meet customer and stakeholder needs, utilities constantly work to identify, monitor and control metrics in all areas of business. While achieving a nuanced understanding of metrics within corporate performance management itself is important, a large portion of an organization’s ultimate success toward optimization depends on how well they communicate results to customers and stakeholders. Join this session to obtain new insights into how to communicate performance results in ways that facilitate comprehension and maximize value.

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Networking Break

We will break for 15 minutes.

9:15 AM - 10:15 AM

Presentation 3

Topics are determined by a planning team comprised of utility members and will be announced soon. Topics likely to be addressed include:
• Measurement design and strategic alignment
• Change management case studies
• Scorecards and dashboards showcase
• Benefits realization best practices

10:15 AM - 10:30 AM

Networking Break

We will break for 15 minutes.

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Problem Solving

Join this session to learn about problem solving tools and techniques two utilities use to improve organizational performance and become more intentional in addressing customer and stakeholder needs and expectations. This session will identify best practices and provide attendees practical tips on conducting root cause analyses, building business cases, implementing corrective actions, and measuring success.

11:30 AM - 12:30 AM

Networking Lunch

Enjoy a catered lunch onsite.

12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Working Breakout Session

This time is reserved for a group breakout session activity. Themes and instructions will be announced beforehand.

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Wrap-up and Spring Planning

Join for a discussion on spring 2018.

Hotel + Travel

  • Hotel Monaco
  • 506 S.W. Washington Street
  • Portland, Oregon 97204
  • Phone: 800-711-2971
  • Reservation Instructions
  • Please contact the hotel directly at (800) 546-7866 to reserve your room, or complete your reservation online. Identify yourself as being with Western Energy Institute to receive a special rate of $185 USD/night. This rate is guaranteed until September 11, 2017 or until the WEI room block is full.


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