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EEI 2019 is the electric power industry’s premier event, bringing together top executives, policymakers and industry partners for two days of thought leadership, networking and engagement.
Featuring expanded breakout content, compelling keynotes and abundant networking, EEI 2019 promises to expand your professional network while delivering innovative content from industry experts.


  • Feel the powerful impact of a diverse line-up of keynote speakers
  • Create your own conference journey with four content tracks - New for 2019!
  • Connect with the industry’s top decision-makers, thought leaders, and policymakers in an intimate setting
  • Kick back with your colleagues and new friends during our AMP-UP Event
  • Experience the best of Philadelphia at the iconic Franklin Institute

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Keynote Speakers
Opening Keynote

Reshma Saujani
Founder and CEO of Girls who Code and Author
A Conversation on Closing the Gap in Gender Technology

Reshma Saujani is the founder and CEO of Girls Who Code, the nonprofit dedicated to closing the gender gap in tech that has already reached 90,000 girls nationwide. Saujani was the first Indian American woman to run for Congress. She is the author of three books, including the newly released Brave, Not Perfect, Women Who Don't Wait In Line and the New York Times Bestseller Girls Who Code: Learn to Code and Change the World. Reshma Saujani is the proud daughter of refugees.

Luncheon Keynote

​José Andrés
Culinary Innovator, Television Personality and Owner, ThinkFoodGroup

A creative culinary innovator and exemplary business leader, José Andrés  inspires people across the globe with his dynamic vision and diverse projects aimed at making the world a better place through the power of food.


Closing Keynote

CEO Leadership Dialogue


Facing challenge and opportunity around every corner, U.S. electric power companies are steadily reinventing themselves to deliver cleaner, smarter and more resilient energy to their customers. To explore all the major issues on the industry’s agenda, EEI 2019 continues the popular CEO Leadership Dialogue, featuring EEI Chairman Lynn Good along with EEI Vice Chairmen Chris Crane and Ben Fowke. New this year: Panel Moderator Daniel Yergin, one of the world’s foremost authorities on energy and the global economy, a bestselling author and Pulitzer Prize Winner. He is Vice Chairman of IHS and founder of IHS Cambridge Energy Research Associates.​

Daniel Yergin

Vice Chairman, IHS

Founder of IHS Cambridge Energy Research Associates

Lynn Good
EEI Chairman
Chairman, President and CEO, Duke Energy
​Chris Crane
EEI Vice Chairman
President and CEO,
Exelon Corporation

Ben Fowke

EEI Vice Chairman

Chairman, President and CEO, Xcel Energy


New for EEI 2019: Industry Tracks

To enhance the attendee experience delegates will be able to tailor their own educational experience around four separate learning tracks designed to create world-class learning opportunities focusing on:

Clean Energy Solutions
The Customer Experience
Smarter, Stronger Infrastructure
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