On Thursday afternoon, Kenny Ames, Director of Client Relations at Red Banyan, moderated a panel for the Government Affairs Industry Network (GAIN) on the topic of energy for the organization’s newest event series: Hot Topics in Public Policy.

The event series focuses on important policy issues that are currently – or will soon be – moving throught he 115th Congress.

Industry thought leaders gathered this week to discuss and provide insights into the latest legislative and regulatory developments in public policy pertaining to the energy and transportation sectors.

Kenny Ames of Red Banyan led the thoughtful discussion that focused on the current administration’s priorities, the Congressional agenda, and what developments to expect in the next year or two.

“It was an honor to moderate such an esteemed panel of energy and infrastructure policy experts. As the first in a series of “Hot Topics in Public Policy” events, it was great to see a full room of people who came to hear this extremely informed and fascinating discussion,” said Ames.

Industry experts serving as panelists included:

Nathan Smith, Vice President of Government Relations at ATSSA

Dan Byers, Vice President for Policy at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Institute for 21st Century Energy (Energy Institute)

Anthony Adranga, Reporter at Politico