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.
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.
Member: $449 USD
Regular: $449 USD
Registration prices increase $50 after February 27, 2019. Registration includes access to all Corporate Performance Management agenda items. Registration includes a networking dinner Monday night, catered breakfast, lunch and light snacks at the meeting, and all meeting materials. Guest tickets are available for $100 and allow a personal guest (a spouse or partner who does not work in the energy industry) to accompany a registered attendee at the event. Guest registration includes all meals and receptions, and all program materials.
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
Lunch is on your own.
1:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Introductions, Safety + Housekeeping
1:15 PM - 1:45 PM
Welcome to Southern California Edison
Speaker(s): Ronald O. Nichols, President, Southern California Edison
As one of the nation’s largest electric utilities, Southern California Edison delivers power to 15 million people in 50,000 square-miles across central, coastal and Southern California. In 2015 the company delivered more than 87 billion kWh of electricity, which powered 180 incorporated cities in 15 counties and accounted for 5,000 large businesses and 280,000 small businesses.
1:45 PM - 3:00 PM
Opening Roundtable: Comparison of Top 3 Initiatives at Each Company
Facilitator(s): Tim Watkins, Senior Manager, Continuous Improvement, Southern California Edison
Each person should be prepared to share:
-Looking back up to 3 years – Which initiatives have been most impactful to your company?
-Also define the metric being addressed. i.e. ROI, Customer, efficiency, etc.
-Looking forward to the next 1-3 years what are the top initiatives being planned or already underway?
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
We will break for 30 minutes.
3:30 PM - 4:15 PM
Panel on Corporate Scorecards and Dashboards
Speaker(s): Spenser Williams, Corporate Scorecard & Benchmarking Program Manager, Portland General Electric, Maureen Black, Performance Measurement Lead, BC Hydro, John Himmel, Manager, Business Performance, FortisBC, Brighton Rain, Performance Consultant, Puget Sound Energy, Linda Low, Principal Manager, Corporate Performance Management, Southern California Edison
Each panelist will share how their company is using high level corporate dashboards with executives. Presentation will include what metrics are being shared and who has access. The focus will be on how these tools are being used in decision making at each company.
4:15 PM - 5:00 PM
Follow up Discussion on Corporate Scorecards and Dashboards
A chance to ask questions of the panelist and discuss different approaches being used.
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
1823 S. San Gabriel Blvd.
San Gabriel, CA 91776
7:30 AM - 8:00 AM
Breakfast at Southern California Edison
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Speaker(s): Brighton Rain, Performance Consultant, Puget Sound Energy
Puget Sound Energy will share its approach to measuring benefits realization.
-Measuring benefits of process improvement
-Portfolio metrics/portfolio requirements (i.e. benefit realization)
-How are we tracking benefit realization for specific projects? How does the result compare to the original plan/proposal?
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
We will break for 30 minutes.
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Survey on Metrics and Benchmarking
Facilitator(s): Spenser Williams, Corporate Scorecard & Benchmarking Program Manager, Portland General Electric
A survey will be conducted prior to the meeting on how each company is using benchmarking.
The survey will be sent ahead of the meeting and results will be presented at the meeting.
Attendees should be prepared to discuss their company’s response.
10:45 AM - 11:00 AM
We will break for 15 minutes.
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Metrics and Benchmarking (cont.)
Future Planning – If we want to continue benchmarking as a group, how will we do it?
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Enjoy a catered lunch onsite.
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Advancing Continuous Improvement Capabilities
Speaker(s): Tim Watkins, Senior Manager, Continuous Improvement, Southern California Edison
A discussion of what SCE is doing to advance CI capabilities (the capability of the organization to respond to performance management opportunities) across the organization as a set-up for a conversation about the long term capability building approach versus having a team of CI experts that can be deployed to more near term needs or relying on consultants. (SCE in the past has tried various approaches, is about a year into a structured approach to building capabilities, and is now establishing a hybrid approach.)
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
This time is reserved for the group to return to topics that came up throughout the forum that merit additional discussion.
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Wrap-up and Fall Planning
Join for a discussion on Fall 2019.
Please contact the hotel directly at (323) 722-8800 to reserve your room. Identify yourself as being with Western Energy Institute (WEI) to receive a special rate of $164 USD/night. This rate is guaranteed until February 27, 2019 or until the WEI room block is full.