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Announcement: Virginia Energy Policy Forum

The 2016 Virginia Energy Policy Forum

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dr. Ernest Moniz, 13th U.S. Secretary of Energy

VEPF is an opportunity for energy and climate stakeholders in industry, academia, and local government, as well as interested citizens, to gather for educational panels and seminars that will review major national and international regulatory provisions that will not only affect the Virginia economy but the way we diversify our energy moving forward. 

Other featured speakers include:

Colette D. Honorable, Commissioner, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Dennis V. McGinn, Assistant Secretary of the Navy – Energy, Installations & Environment
Christine Morris, Chief Resilience Officer, City of Norfolk
Kateri Callahan, President, Alliance to Save Energy
Shannon Kellogg, Director of Public Policy, Amazon
Thomas Farrell, Chairman, President and CEO, Dominion Resources
Matt Roberts, Executive Director, Energy Storage Association
Sarah Bucci, Campaign Director, Environment Virginia
Grady Crosby, Vice President Public Affairs and Chief Diversity Officer, Johnson Controls
Robert Duvall, President, Virginia Natural Gas
Sandy Reisky, CEO, Apex Clean Energy
Richard Caperton, Director of National Policy and Partnerships, Opower
Dave Tulauskas, Director of Sustainability, General Motors
Judith Williams Jagdmann, Commissioner, Virginia State Corporation Commission
Anup Ghosh, CEO, Invincea

Registration Deadline: June 1st

Agenda:

Thursday, June 17th

  • 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm – Networking Happy Hour at the Embassy Suites Hampton

Friday, June 18th

  • 8:00 am – 8:30 am – Registration and Networking Breakfast
  • 8:30 am – 9:00 am – Welcome
  • 9:10 am – 10:10 am – Breakout Sessions
  1. “US/VA Energy Policy 101
  2. “Breakthroughs in Energy Efficiency and Storage”
  • 10:20 am – 11:20 am – General Session: “The Future of Energy”
  • 11:30 am – 1:00 pm – Keynote and Lunch
  • 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm – Energy and Transportation Nexus Demonstration – General Motors
  • 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm – Breakout Sessions
  1. Town Hall Session: “New Developments in Clean Energy Technology”
  2. “Cybersecurity for a 21st Century Energy Grid”
  • 2:40 pm – 3:40 pm – General Session: “Energy Security and Resiliency”
  • 3:40 pm – 4:30 pm – Closing Reception (optional)

Accommodations:

Courtyard by Marriott Hampton
1917 Coliseum Drive
Hampton, VA 23666
800-321-2211
Group Rate Under: Energy Policy Forum

Check for agenda updates and other information here: www.warner.senate.gov/vepf
The 2016 VEPF is a nonpartisan, nonpolitical U.S. Senate event.

The event is free to all participants. Registration is required.

WHENFriday, June 17, 2016 from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM (EDT) – Add to CalendarWHEREHampton Roads Convention Center – 1610 Coliseum Drive, Hampton, VA 23666 –View Map

Andrew Densmore
351 McCormick Road
Charlottesville, VA 22904
(540) 598-7693
www.vasem.org

 

April 26, 2016

 

(Richmond, VA) – The Virginia Academy of Science, Engineering and Medicine (VASEM) is proud to announce its sponsorship of the Virginia Energy Policy Forum (VEPF). The VEPF serves as an opportunity for energy and climate stakeholders in industry, academia, and local government, as well as interested citizens, to gather for education panels and seminars that will review major national and international regulatory provisions that will not only affect the Virginia economy but the way we diversify our energy moving forward. The VEPF is a nonpartisan, nonpolitical event hosted by the U.S. Senate and Hampton University.

 

The event is free to all participation and registration is required. REGISTER HERE

 

In addition to sponsoring the forum, VASEM’s newly elected President Dr. Patricia Dove will serve as a moderator for a town hall session on “New Developments in Clean Energy Technology.” Dr. Dove will join keynote speaker, Dr. Ernest Moniz, 13th U.S. Secretary of Energy, and other national and international thought leaders in energy policy and industry.

 

“As VASEM expands its role and a science advisor to the Commonwealth, I’m proud to support and participate in the VEPF. I encourage our membership to attend and participate in the conversation”- Trish Dove

 

The Virginia Academy of Science, Engineering and Medicine is a Virginia nonprofit corporation established to: inform and educate government and citizens on issues for which science, engineering and medicine affect decisions on policy, on the economy, and on the quality of life; promote research and the application of knowledge in science, engineering and medicine to improve the lives of Virginians; foster interchange between individuals and organizations and engage the next generations in SEM fields; and recognize and honor those individuals in Virginia who have made major achievements in SEM.

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Andrew Densmore is the Executive Director of the Virginia Academy of Science, Engineering, and Medicine.

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