Renewables and Energy Efficiency Roadshow 2008-Wind Energy and Bio Energy

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This is the final stop in the Renewables & Energy Efficiency Roadshow, organized by the German American Chamber of Commerce of the Midwest (GACCoM). It will focus on Wind Energy and BioEnergy.

The primary objective of the conference is to open a dialog for partnership between two of the world’s leading countries in developing and implementing new Renewable and Energy Efficient technologies. As with all four locations along the Roadshow, Minneapolis will feature an afternoon conference, followed by a networking reception.

Time: 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Location: University of St. Thomas, Opus College of Business, 1000 LaSalle Ave., Minneapolis, Minnesota


1:00 Welcome & Introduction

1:10 Keynote: Gene Hugoson, Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Agriculture

1:35 First Panel: Wind Energy

Ian Cluderay, VP Supply Chain, Clipper Wind (invited)

Friederich Neuhoff, Director Operations, Bosch Rexroth Wind Energy Business

Dan Yarano, Chair, Renewable Energy Group, Fredrikson & Byron PA

2:30 Coffee Break and Networking

3:00 Keynote: Dr. Konrad Bauer, Project Director Renewable Energies, dena

3:30 Second Panel: BioEnergy

Dick Hemmingsen, Director, Initiative for Reneable Energy and the Environment

Jochem Moerkerken, Roland Berger Strategy Consultants

Mark Hanson, Principal, Stoel Rives

4:30 Networking & Reception