The 2017 Energy & Environmental Management Conference is designed to provide attendees with the opportunity to hear from leading experts and thought leaders on energy and environmental issues that impact your business.
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What: 2017 Energy and Environmental Management Conference
When: Tuesday, October 24 | 7:45 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Where: Sheraton Imperial Hotel & Convention Center, Durham, NC | 4700 Emperor Blvd, Durham, NC 27703
Registration and Sponsorships
Cornerstone Members: Early-Bird $175 | Regular $200 | Late $225
Members: Early-Bird $200 | Regular $225 | Late $250
Non-Members: Early-Bird $300 | Regular $325 | Late $350
The deadline for early-bird pricing is Tuesday, September 26. Late registration pricing starts on Thursday, October 19. Registration closes at 5:00 pm on Friday, October 20.
7:45 – 8:30 a.m.
8:30 – 8:45 a.m.
Lew Ebert, NC Chamber
8:45 – 9:15 a.m.
Legislative Update: North Carolina Energy Reform
Representative John Szoka
House Bill 589 is a major step forward in energy policy to ensure North Carolina remains competitive in the global economy. Hear from bill sponsor, Representative John Szoka, on this important step in reforming energy policy in North Carolina.
9:15 – 9:45 a.m.
Atlantic Coast Pipeline Update
Bruce McKay, Atlantic Coast Pipeline
The Atlantic Coast Pipeline will be an energy provider, job creator and economic game changer for eastern North Carolina. Bruce McKay will provide an update on this vital project and how it will help the region lower emissions, improve air quality, grow local economies and create new jobs in manufacturing and other industries.
9:45 – 10:15 a.m.
Key Strategies for Corporate Sustainability
Experts from North Carolina’s business community will share how their organizations are improving their bottom line through long-term sustainability strategies.
10:15 – 10:45 a.m.
10:45 – 11:15 a.m.
- Energy Exploration: David McGowan, Executive Director, North Carolina Petroleum Council
- Current State of Air Quality in NC: Cynthia Winston, Permitting and Compliance Group Leader, Duke Energy
11:15 – 11:45 a.m.
Regulatory Update: North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality
Mary Penny Kelley, Senior Advisor for Policy and Innovation, North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality
Lew Ebert, NC Chamber
Continuing Education Credit
The North Carolina Chamber is committed to providing high-quality, experience-based education programs to our attendees. The number of continuing education credits attendees earn are determined by the number and length of the sessions they attend, based on a 50-minute hour. Attendees who complete a sign-in form onsite will be provided with a certificate indicating the number of credit hours to be awarded.
Live Group Study
CONTENT/LEVEL OF KNOWLEDGE:
North Carolina’s Electric Cooperatives
The Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster