Reminder - Webinar on Smart Grid Cybersecurity Threats Set for April 26

Please join CSG for an upcoming on webinar on addressing cyber security threats in the Smart Grid. The webinar is schedule for April 26th at 2 PM Eastern and will feature policy experts from the Edison Electric Institute (EEI) that will share how the utility industry is preparing to meet current and future cyber threats.

During the session we will hear from EEI's policy experts Chris Eisenbrey and Scott Aaronson on how the electric utility industry is addressing the challenge of cyber threats as the grid modernizes with new information technology and computing capability. Below are their bios:

Chris Eisenbrey (Director of Business Information) - Under his management, his team develops the business information required to support EEI’s public policy and advocacy positions. Chris is also responsible for EEI's external initiatives and collaborative industry activities related to the Smart Grid and is a co-lead of EEI’s Smart Grid team. Chris is a member of the Smart Grid Interoperability Panel (SGIP) and the North American Reliability Corporation's (NERC) Smart Grid Task Force. He is also the lead EEI staff responsible for managing and supporting the work of the EEI Chief Information Officer Executive Advisory Committee (CIO EAC). Prior to joining EEI, Chris served as Manager, Information Analysis at the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI). Before arriving at NEI, Chris served as a project manager at International Access Corporation (IAC) a business consulting firm serving public and private sector clients in Asia including Japanese electric utilities, and as a research analyst at Afton Associates, Inc., a U.S. DOE contractor. Chris received his undergraduate degree in Politics from the Catholic University of America, and his masters in International Business from the Johns Hopkins University.

Scott Aaronson (Director of Government Relations) -  He is responsible for advocacy related to several emerging issues, including security, telecommunications, and electric grid modernization, while also handling transportation and wholesale market policies that affect the electric utility industry. Before joining EEI, Scott was a senior adviser to Members of Congress serving the 12th Congressional District of California, including former House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Tom Lantos and his successor, U.S. Representative Jackie Speier. From 2001 to 2007, he served as an economic policy adviser to U.S. Senator Bill Nelson. Scott attended the University of Colorado at Boulder for his undergraduate studies, and received a Masters Degree from The George Washington University. 

To register for the webinar, please click here.

For more information please contact me at bross@csg.org  

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