Event Detail

Special Luncheon Presentation: Outlook for the Natural Gas Industry (Ended)

Date, Time, and Location:
Thursday, August 05, 2010 (add this event to your Outlook Calendar)
11:30 am
The Standard Club, 320 S. Plymouth Ct, Chicago, IL  60604   (Driving Directions)

Nick Stavropoulos

Nick Stavropoulos
Second Vice Chair, American Gas Association

Introduced by Abhay Munot

Time, Date, and Location:
Thursday, August 5th, 2010
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
The Standard Club, 320 South Plymouth Court

This presentation will focus key topical issues including:

  • Natural Gas Supply/Demand - including the role of shale gas
  • Key Legislative & White House Issues - with an emphasis on climate and energy legislation
  • Investment Outlook
  • FERC and State Regulatory Issues

Members - $FREE
Non-Members - $10
Student-Members - $FREE
(payable by cash, check, or credit card)*

CFA Institute Qualified Activity:
Eligible for 1 credit hour

Business Casual

Chef's Choice (Vegetarian meal available upon request)

For Reservations:
Register online below, or by phone: 312-251-1301

Nickolas Stavropoulos Biography
Mr. Stavropoulos is Executive Vice President, US Gas Distribution of National Grid, one of the prime investor-owned utilities in the world and the second largest utility in the US. Mr. Stavropoulos leads the US Gas Distribution Business and is responsible for ensuring safe and reliable natural gas delivery service to more than 3.5 million gas customers, and meter services to all gas and electric customers. In leading the largest distributor of natural gas in the Northeastern US, Mr. Stavropoulos is also responsible for bringing to life National Grid's commitment to safeguard our environment, reduce its carbon footprint and to make a positive contribution to climate change.

Prior to joining National Grid, Mr. Stavropoulos was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Colonial Gas. He joined Colonial Gas in 1979 as an Analyst in the rates and accounting areas, where he was later promoted to Assistant Controller, elected Vice President of Rates & Planning, and later, Vice President and CFO. In 1995, Mr. Stavropoulos was elected Executive Vice President, Finance, Marketing & CFO and assumed responsibility for all of the Company's financial, marketing, information technology and customer service functions. After the Eastern Enterprise acquisition of Colonial Gas in 1999, Mr. Stavropoulos was elected Senior Vice President, Marketing & Gas Resources. When KeySpan acquired Eastern Enterprises in 2000, Mr. Stavropoulos became Senior Vice President of New England Sales & Marketing and was later promoted to Executive Vice President and Head of KeySpan New England Gas Operations, and finally, elected to President of KeySpan's US Gas Operations. After the National Grid acquisition of KeySpan in 2007, Mr. Stavropoulos was elected as head of the US Gas Distribution Business.

Mr. Stavropoulos is the Second Vice Chair of the American Gas Association, in preparation for his election to Chairman in 2012.

11:30 am - 12:00 pm: Registration
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm: Luncheon & Presentation

*Special Notes Regarding Fees:
Credit card required to guarantee ALL reservations. No day-of-event pre-registrations accepted (on-site only, if applicable). Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and Diners Club are accepted. Cancellations accepted until 5:00 pm, August 2nd, 2010. There is a $5 surcharge for walk-ins.

A Passport Event This is a "Passport Program." Members of any local CFA society may attend at the CFA Chicago member rate. If you are only a member of CFA Institute, you do not qualify for the society member rate.

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