Energy and Cleantech Conference to be Held Sept. 11

August 31, 2010

Federal Energy Regulatory Commissioner Phillip D. Moeller to Give Keynote Address

Washington, D.C. – The 2010 Georgetown Energy and Cleantech Conference, “Energy at the Intersection of Business and Policy,” will feature a keynote address from Federal Energy Regulatory Commissioner Phillip D. Moeller, as well as panel discussions featuring national and international perspectives on consulting, government and policy, regulation, development, and more. Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business Energy and Cleantech Club is hosting the conference.
 
The event will take place from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 11, 2010, in the Rafik B. Hariri Building of Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business. The conference is open to anyone interested in energy, cleantech, and sustainability, and participants can register online at http://georgetownenergy.org/2010Conference.html. The program is co-chaired by Georgetown MBA students Rusmir Musić and Nick Chaset.
 
Media who are interested in attending should contact Teresa Mannix, director of media relations at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business, at (202) 687-4080 or tmm53@georgetown.edu.  
 
In addition to the keynote address, there will be general sessions about perspectives of national industry associations and executive reflections of energy and leadership. Breakout sessions include the topics of consulting; government and policy; energy and international development; project development; global policy and business development; financing energy; and energy and sustainability.
 
Panel speakers represent such organizations as the A&R Edelman Inc., ABB North America, Accenture, Advanced Biofuels Association, AES Corporation, Alliance to Save Energy, American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy, BP Solar, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Clear Carbon, Competitive Power Ventures Inc., Consolidated Green Services, Environmental Defense Fund, Exelon Energy, Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration, Embassy of France, KEMA Consulting, MidAmerican Energy Holdings Company, Novus Energy Partners, OPOWER, Overseas Private Investment Corporation, PFC Energy, SAP, Solar Energy Industries Association, United Solar Ovonic, U.S. Agency for International Development, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, WGESystems, WGL Holdings Inc., and The World Bank.
 
Time also will be reserved for Mentorship Tables, where young professionals and students are invited to meet in small groups with industry professionals within specific subject areas to discuss their careers. The full conference schedule is available online at http://georgetownenergy.org/2010Conference.html.
 
About Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business
Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business is a premier business school located at the center of world politics and business in Washington, D.C. Some 1,400 undergraduates, 1,000 MBA students, and 500 participants in executive education programs study business with an intensive focus on leadership and a global perspective. Founded in 1957, the business school today resides in the new Rafik B. Hariri Building, a state-of-the-art facility that blends the tradition of Georgetown University with forward-thinking functionality. For more information about Georgetown's McDonough School of Business, visit http://msb.georgetown.edu.