News | February 27, 2017

ELECTRIC POWER Conference + Exhibition Announces Their 2017 Keynote Speakers

Bryan Hanson of Exelon Generation and Dr. Huei Peng of the University of Michigan will address attendees at the 19th annual event in Chicago

The organizers of the 2017 ELECTRIC POWER Conference + Exhibition announced recently that Bryan Hanson, Senior Vice President of Exelon Generation and President and Chief Nuclear Officer of Exelon Nuclear, Exelon Generation LLC; and Dr. Huei Peng, Director of the University of Michigan Mobility Transformation Center and the Roger L. McCarthy Prof. of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Michigan, will be the keynote speakers for the 19th annual ELECTRIC POWER Conference and Exhibition, which takes place April 10-13, 2017, at McCormick Place West in Chicago, IL.

In his keynote address, “The Challenges of Operating the Largest Nuclear Energy Fleet in the Nation,” Hanson will discuss the current status of nuclear power plants and how external factors, such as low natural gas prices, are threatening nuclear power generation. Responsible for ensuring Exelon Generation’s nuclear fleet adheres to performance and safety standards, Hanson has more than 25 years of experience in the nuclear power industry.

Dr. Huei Peng will speak to the future of the power industry in his keynote address, “Mcity, Smart Cities and the Electric Connection.” At the world-leading test facility, Mcity, companies are working to increase connectivity among people and devices via connected and automated vehicles – made possible by electricity.

“We are so excited to have Bryan Hanson, who leads Exelon's fleet of nuclear generating assets, which is one of the largest in the U.S., and Dr. Huei Peng, a leader in connectivity and information sharing, for this year’s keynote,” said Jamie Reesby, Show Director. “This keynote furthers ELECTRIC POWER’s commitment to ensuring our attendees are proactively informed.”

The ELECTRIC POWER Conference and Exhibition will also feature 40+ conference sessions, networking receptions, an exhibit hall with over 200 exhibitors and Monday workshop options for a 360 degree look at the power generation industry.

Register today for the 2017 ELECTRIC POWER Conference & Exhibition. More details about the event, including registration and pricing details, can be found at