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Conference Speakers

The Planning Committee for The 2010 Governor's Conference on Energy is assembling an exciting array of plenary and session speakers. A confirmed Special Guest will be speaking at the conference dinner on October 13.

Plenary Speakers

  • The Honorable Robert F. McDonnell, Governor, Commonwealth of Virginia
  • The Honorable Douglas Domenech, Secretary of Natural Resources, Commonwealth of Virginia
  • The Honorable James Cheng, Secretary of Commerce and Trade, Commonwealth of Virginia
  • Michael Rao, Ph.D, President, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Dwight C. Jones, Mayor of the City of Richmond
  • Edward Trumbull, Mid-Atlantic Regional Consortium
  • Guest Speaker: T. Boone Pickens

Conference Speakers

Six conference tracks will feature session speakers on topics that include:

  • An overview of doing energy business in Virginia;
  • Markets for independent energy generation;
  • Raising capital for energy business development;
  • Industrial efficiency projects and technology;
  • Residential building for energy efficiency;
  • Community sustainability planning;
  • High performance commercial/institutional buildings;
  • The future of conventional energy sources;
  • Alternative energy project development in Virginia;
  • Workforce training for the new energy economy;
  • University energy research and collaboration;
  • Reducing transportation energy use.

Check this page for updates to speakers and conference sessions.

       

 

 

Sponsors

Terawatt Level

Appalachian Power: American Electric Power

Alpha Natural Resources

Dominion

Honeywell

Virginia Commonwealth University

 

Gigawatt Level

American Petroleum Institute

Consol Energy

 

Megawatt Level

Covanta Energy

Virginia Department of Mines Minerals and Energy

McGuire Woods Consulting

Mitsubishi Nuclear Energy Systems

Northrop Grumman

Old Dominion Electric Cooperative

Propane Education and Research Council

Pepco Energy Services

Range Resources

Williams Mullen

 

Volkswagen Group of America

 

Kilowatt Level

Christian & Barton, L.L.P.

EMO Energy Solutions

LeClairRyan

Osage Bio Energy

PJM

Southern States Energy Board

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Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

Virginia Economic Development Partnership

Washington Gas

 

Watt Level

Alstom

Advanced Process Solutions

Advantus Strategies

Areva

Dominion Resources Greentech Incubator

EQT

PBS&J

Troutman Sanders

Virginia Beach Convention Center

Virginia Energy Independence Alliance

Virginia Oil and Gas Association

 

Negawatt Level

Ameresco

Bowman Consulting

Eckert Seamans

Federation for American Coal, Energy and Security

Macaulay and Burch

Shell

Spotts Fain PC

Virginia Energy Purchasing Governmental Association

WarmWise, Columbia Gas of Virginia

Williams

 

Media Sponsor

AGL Resources

 

Reception Sponsor: October 12

Virginians for Reliable Energy

 

Lunch Sponsor: October 13

AGL Resources

 

Reception Sponsor: October 13

Trane

Hunton and Williams

 

Dinner Sponsor: October 13

Johnson Controls

 


Conference support provided byVirginia Sustainable Building Network
Gregori Consulting  LLC
McGuire Woods Consulting

Virginia Alternative and Renewable Energy Association
Virginia Natural Gas