Conferences

Great Plains Energy Summit

2009

Omaha, NE - Creighton University - The Harper Center - A high-level gatheing of elected officials, renewable energy leaders and regional stakeholders in preparation for major investments in infrastructure, communities and manufacturing opportunities.

High-level networking, two keynote luncheons, keynote banquet, informative sessions.

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Tribal Business Development and Project Financing & Optional Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Training

2009

Renaissance Denver Hotel, Denver, CO. - This unique course will help tribal leaders and staff understand the range of energy efficiency and renewable energy opportunities that exist within their communities. The course will focus on:

   1. Determining community energy values and objectives
   2. Developing the outline of a tribal strategic energy plan
   3. Exploring how energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies can be used to help meet tribal objectives
   4. Organizing for tribal community success.

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Central Iowa Wind Energy Conference

2009

Des Moines Area Community College Auditorium, Newton, IA - The conference gives participants a chance to evaluate wind as an energy source and explore the potential of wind energy. The conference will be of interest to producers, industry owners, school officials, residential owners and farmers who have continuous electric needs and want to generate their own power.

The key speakers will address wind energy basics, grants and zero-interest loans for wind generators and wind energy contracts.

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International Climate Solutions Conference

2009

Bismark State College, Bismark, ND - The International Climate Stewardship Solutions Conference seeks to present real world overseas examples of economic development combined with climate stewardship.  Senior government and private sector leaders from overseas will highlight policies and actions that have reduced CO2 emissions and directly benefited industries and communities.

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International Climate Stewardship Solutions Conference

2009

Bismarck, ND - The International Climate Stewardship Solutions Conference seeks to present real world overseas examples of economic development combined with climate stewardship. Senior government and private sector leaders from overseas will highlight policies and actions that have reduced CO2 emissions and directly benefited industries and communities. 

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Crisis or Renaissance? The State of America's Energy

2009

Sioux Falls, SD - Is our country headed for an energy crisis or is there a renaissance in process? Will the cost of heating our homes become greater than our house payment? Is our economy destined for dramatic increases in energy prices? Is the U.S. doing enough to encourage a meaningful and comprehensive energy plan? Are renewable fuels such as wind, hydrogen and biomass viable alternatives or small and expensive contributors?

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Greening the Grid: Building a Legal Framework for Carbon Neutrality

2009

Portland OR
Lawyers, law professors, industry professionals and nonprofit representatives will come together from around the country to discuss the current state of federal and state laws and incentives, and whether and how to encourage development of "clean" energy sources for transmission, including wind energy.

Thursday evening's reception will feature a talk by Annabelle Malins, British Consul for Science and Innovation, on the European perspective on renewable energy and U.S. policy.

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Wind Commerce 2009: The Future is Now

2009

Norman, OK - Sponsored by the Oklahoma Department of Commerce, this conference focuses on helping Oklahoma companies, small businesses, entrepreneurs, and communities explore the many business and economic development opportunities involved with Oklahoma's emerging wind industry.

For more information contact:
Kathy Gain
Kathy_Gain@OKcommerce.gov
800-879-6552 X5267

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