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EEI 2020 is the annual conference of the Edison Electric Institute, the Washington-based trade association for the nation’s investor-owned electric companies. The event typically attracts 800-900 registrants, including C-level electric company executives and other senior decision-makers.

Featuring impactful keynote speakers and two days of powerful breakouts, EEI 2020 is the ideal venue to peer into the future of a rapidly changing industry, from clean energy to resilience to the customer of the future. Past keynoters have included former Presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton, along with business titans Warren Buffett and Elon Musk. EEI 2020 will provide ample opportunity for face-to-face meetings and collaboration.

Featured Highlights

Luncheon Keynote

​Karl Rove​
Former deputy chief of staff
and senior advisor to
President George W. Bush

Adrienne Elrod
President, Elrod Strategies
The Road to November: An Election-Year Conversation

Ahead of one of the most anticipated presidential contests in memory, two of the nation’s foremost political thinkers will break down the election and the polarized state of American politics. With over four decades covering the political landscape of America, Karl Rove is a legendary Republican strategist and the former deputy chief of staff and senior advisor to President George W. Bush. Adrienne Elrod, the president of Elrod Strategies, is a renowned political strategist who advises a wide range of progressive organizations. A commentator on both NBC and MSNBC, she led strategic communications for Hillary for America during the 2016 election.

Tuesday General Session

CEO Leadership Dialogue

End the EEI 2020 conference on a high note at the closing general session by sponsoring EEI’s CEO Leadership Roundtable. Traditionally one of the most popular sessions, this session always attracts an overflow crowd of attendees eager to hear EEI’s Leadership CEOs explore all the industry’s major challenges and opportunities. Join Chris Crane, Ben Fowke and Gerry Anderson for an in-depth and candid conversation as they lay out their vision of the industry’s future.

​Chris Crane
EEI Chairman
President and CEO,
Exelon Corporation

Ben Fowke
EEI Vice Chairman
Chairman, President and CEO, Xcel Energy

Gerard M. Anderson
EEI Vice Chairman
Executive Chairman
DTE Energy

Educational 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

An in-depth look at the pathways leading toward an increasingly sustainable energy future for the electric power industry.


Customer Experience

Learn how electric companies, technology partners and policymakers are meeting rapidly changing customer expectations.


Smarter Infrastructure

What are the building blocks of the modernized energy grid - whose watchwords are resiliency, reliability and affordability?

  What's Next

Take a guided tour of the future as experts map out how new technologies and emerging policies are transforming the electric power industry in some unexpected ways.