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The 13th annual Great Plains & EmPower ND Energy Conference will be held Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at the National Energy Center of Excellence at Bismarck State College.  This event explores diverse energy topics on the state, regional and national level. 

Highlights for this year’s conference include a featured speakers Mark Lanterman and Brian Tulloh, along with a roundtable Q & A with guests U.S. Senators John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer and ND Governor Doug Burgum.

Register now for the 2019 Great Plains & Empower ND Energy Conference.  Early registration is available for $75 through 4pm on Thursday, October 3.  Walk in registration will be available on the day of the event beginning at 7:30 a.m.  The cost for walk in registration is $100.

Conference Registration

2019 Draft Agenda is available.  The agenda will be updated as speakers are confirmed.  Check back for updates.

Thank you to our conference sponsors!


Crowley Fleck Attorneys


Touchstone Energy
Xcel Energy


Bank of North Dakota
MDU Resources
North Dakota Petroleum Council
Ottertail Power



Events are held at the
National Energy Center of Excellence at Bismarck State College
1200 Schafer Street
Bismarck, ND 58501



Click here to download the BSC campus map.

There are many hotels to choose from in the Bismarck-Mandan Area.

For information on area hotels, view the Hotel Rate Sheet.