Boston Strategies International (BSI) is proud to be leading three professional association activities that will shape the future of the electricity value chain. These activities are featured below.
North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) Supply Chain Cyber-Security Task Force
BSI is leading an effort to draft guidelines that help electric utilities conform to NERC’s Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP)-013 standard.
The CIP-013 standard mitigates cyber-security risks to the reliable operation of the Bulk Electric System (BES) by implementing security controls for supply chain risk management of BES Cyber Systems.
Our work is focus on defining threat prevention and mitigation actions that reduce the risk and severity of malicious and inadvertent introduction of malware into BES systems from suppliers and their sub-suppliers around the world.
New York Energy Week – Disruptors Day
BSI is playing a lead role in preparing for the sixth year of the New York Energy Week (NYEW), including launching a new feature called “Disruptors Day” (June 27, 2019). NYEW creates connectedness between energy market participants from across renewables, fossil fuels, utilities, regulators, finance, academia, law, media, and beyond.
The day will comprise of multiple round table sessions and presentations to present your business and technology and receive feedback from a range of energy professionals. A panel of expert judges and audience will review your business and technology and give their insight into its potential as a disruptor.
At the end of the day, the audience will choose a “People’s Choice 2019 NYEW Disruptor.”
Advanced Automotive Battery Conference AABC — VC and PE Funding and Strategic Partnerships in Battery Ventures
Governments across the globe and international automakers alike have recently become more bullish on the future of electrified transportation. Consequently, the technological development needed to support vehicle electrification must keep pace with rising expectations: batteries with enhanced performance, durability, cost, and abuse tolerance are indeed crucial to the viability of each of the hybrid/electric vehicle powertrains. The AABC 2019 program will uncover the underlying technical and business issues that will impact the pace and path of vehicle electrification worldwide.
David Jacoby, President of BSI, will present case studies of extended value chain strategies and the associated financial events – VC, private equity, M&A, etc. – that have accelerated certain companies’ paths to success in the battery supply chain. Learn the channel strategies that can make your company attractive to partners, and the criteria that investors use to evaluate your company and your growth strategy.