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Presenting Sponsor


Registration Sponsor


Wednesday, August 14
11 AM - 1 PM

The Speedway Club at
Texas Motor Speedway


Membership Luncheon

Join us for networking, Market Expo, featured speaker and more. ​Membership Luncheons will be held quarterly in 2024.

  • Wednesday, August 14

  • The Speedway Club at TMS

  • 11:00 AM - Check-in; Networking; Market Expo 

  • 11:45 AM - Program Start

  • 1:00 PM - Conclusion

  • $50 Member Admission by 8/7

  • $75 Member Admission after 8/7

  • $75 General Admission

  • Member pricing & online registration close 8/7

  • After deadline, call 817-837-1000 for availability

Connect with industry peers, explore innovative businesses at the Market Expo, and enjoy a delightful catered meal. Seize this perfect occasion to forge new connections, glean insights from a distinguished leader, and stay ahead of the curve.



ERCOT Overview, Summer Operations Update, and Future Planning Opportunities


Kristi Hobbs

Vice President of

System Planning and Weatherization

Kristi Hobbs serves as the Vice President of System Planning and Weatherization at ERCOT.

In her role, Mrs. Hobbs oversees transmission planning as well as resource and large load interconnection activities. She is responsible for guiding new, in-depth generation and transmission inspections and coordinating enforcement actions with the Public Utility Commission of Texas. Mrs. Hobbs also leads advancements in generation and transmission planning to help meet long-term forecasting needs and ensures that the latest grid and technology changes are incorporated into models used by ERCOT for analysis.

Mrs. Hobbs brings vast experience in the electric industry to her position, with more than 21 years at ERCOT in various roles and over two years at the Public Utility Commission of Texas. She graduated from Texas A&M University in 1998 with a BS in agribusiness and earned an MSc in agricultural economics from Texas A&M University in 2000.

In this presentation, Mrs. Hobbs will provide a thorough overview of ERCOT, including detailed insights into current summer operations and an analysis of future planning opportunities.


Benefit your brand, product(s) and employees. Contact us today to reserve your sponsorship!

Market Expo
sponsored by FastSigns Alliance

Showcase your business, product or services to event attendees with a market table in our Market Expo.
For Members Only. 

Upcoming Membership Luncheon Dates 2024


Note: Events will take place on Wednesdays

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