CBR Regulatory Reform Monograph Conference

CBR Regulatory Reform Monograph Conference

Frameworks for Regulation of Public Utilities in the 21st Century: Part 2

September 28-29, 2017
Gleacher Center, University of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois

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CBR Regulatory Reform Monograph Conference Brochure and Agenda

The Center for Business and Regulation presents this second in the monograph series following up on the first conference in January 2017. These two-day conferences are designed to bring together policymakers, utilities, and stakeholders to discuss a series of monographs focusing on particular areas of reform.

Scope and Purpose

Regulation of public utilities began over one hundred years ago in response to the special nature of the products and services provided. Today, with changes in technology on both the consumer and utility side, regulatory adaptations are becoming more common. The framework that has served the public well in the past may need to change in the future. This program is the first is planned series of detailed analysis of regulatory frame adaption and the implications and lessons learned from the evolution of the regulatory framework over time.

Who Should Attend?

This program is open to all interested parties but is aimed at policymakers and the industry.

Registration Information

Registration Fees: 

The registration fee for government and non-profit entities is $99 per person. For all other entities, registration is $499.  Registration includes daily breakfast and lunch, opening welcome reception and access to Wi-Fi.

Important Dates:

September 11, 2017
No cancellations accepted after this date. *
September 27, 2017
Online registration closes at 5PM CT.
September 28, 2017
Conference begins
*Substitutes are allowed at any time by contacting CBR at cbr@uis.edu. If the program is not held for any reason, CBR’s liability is limited to a refund of the program fee.

Conference Location: Gleacher Center, University of Chicago

The training is held at the University of Chicago’s Gleacher Center located at 450 North City Front Plaza Drive just north of the Chicago River and east of North Michigan Avenue on Chicago’s Magnificent Mile. (Directions) The dress code is business casual. Dining: Walking distance: Restaurants on North Michigan Avenue and Near North Cab: Chicago’s restaurant row.


Attendees are responsible for their own accommodations and must make their own reservations. There is no preferred hotel for this conference and we do not have conference rates at any hotel. There are many name brand business hotels within walking distance to the Gleacher Center. Here is a list of hotels within one mile of the Gleacher Center.


The monographs will be available on the Center’s website approximately one month prior to the conference. Please contact Carl Peterson at cbr@uis.edu with any questions.

Additional Information:

Please contact Karl McDermott at 217-621-9991 or send an email to cbr@uis.edu