McLane Middleton attorney Thomas B. Getz will be part of a panel discussion at the Northeast Clean Energy Council’s and NECEC Institute’s (NECEC) Emerging Trends Series on “Cybersecurity & the 21st Century Electricity System” on March 23, 2017 in Boston, Mass.
The program will cover cybersecurity as an evolving threat to energy security, reliability and the shift to a 21st century electricity system. In addition, the panel will discuss how energy innovation can help address this threat, how clean energy businesses can manage the risk of a cyber-attack to the grid, and how public policy plays a role in the effort to enhance the cybersecurity of a 21st century grid.
Tom has over 30 years of experience in energy and public utility matters in New Hampshire, New York, New England, Washington D.C., and Canada, including more than a decade as Chairman of the New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission, where he served as administrative head of the agency, presided over Commission proceedings concerning electric, natural gas, telecommunications and water utilities, and advised the Governor and Director of Emergency Management on matters of security, emergency preparedness and disaster response. In addition, he served as a member of the Board of Directors of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners when it formed its Committee on Critical Infrastructure. He also served as Chairman of the Nuclear Decommissioning Finance Committee and Vice Chair of the Site Evaluation Committee, and represented New Hampshire in meetings with the New England Governors and Eastern Canadian Premiers.
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