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Subject: Energy Forum in Menomonie WI with Cong Kind and DOE

21st Century Energy Solutions and the New Economy

AN OPEN ENERGY FORUM AND POLICY DISCUSSION FOR THE MIDWEST

WITH U.S. Congressman Ron Kind

Monday, April 22, 2002, UW - Stout, Memorial Student Center, Menomonie, WI


sponsored by

Johnson Controls … Wisconsin Institute … Xcel Energy

3M … Wisconsin Electric-Wisconsin Gas


Spend the day with an elite panel of experts from business, industry and government, including:

3M, Minnesota

Alliant Energy

Dairyland Power Cooperative

Department of Energy, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Colorado

Enable Fuel Cell Corporation

General Electric Corporate R&D , Electrical Energy Systems, New York

Johnson Controls

Milwaukee School of Engineering

MW CHP Initiative

Northeast-Midwest Institute, Washington, DC

State of Wisconsin, Department of Agriculture

State of Wisconsin, Department of Energy

Trane Company

Wisconsin Energy Conservation Corp.

Wisconsin Environmental Decade

Wisconsin Focus on Energy

Wisconsin Gas & Electric

Wisconsin Public Service

Xcel Energy, Minnesota

MISSION OF THE CONFERENCE - With energy and environmental issues in the forefront of public debate, we are hosting a one day conference that focuses on the development of a sustainable energy policy for the 21st century. This conference will focus on the following issues:

  • Increasing and encouraging energy use efficiency and conservation,
  • Investing in technologies that offer alternatives to fossil fuels
  • Developing an energy system that will promote economic growth and create jobs
  • Promoting across the board increases in environmental quality
  • Supporting environmentally responsible domestic fossil fuel production

AGENDA - April 22, 2002

8:00 am Registration and Coffee

8:30 am Welcome and Morning Opening RemarksCongressman Ron Kind,

State Representative Joe Plouff, Mayor Dennis Cropp, Chancellor Charles Sorensen

9:30 am Utilities and Producers Panel - Utilities currently use fossil fuels to generate the vast majority of the electricity that we use. This panel will focus on the future initiatives of the utility industry and the prospects for increasing the share of electricity generated from alternative energy sources.

10:45 am Demand Management Panel - Increasing energy efficiency is the most effective way of reducing the demand for more energy. This panel will explore methods and technologies being implemented to increase energy efficiency in a host of applications.

11:45 am Lunch Break with Keynote Speaker –

Merwin Brown, Department of Energy, National Renewable Energy Lab

Other luncheon speakers include:

Michael Swenson, CEO, Xcel Energy

State Senator Sheila Harsdorf

1:00 pm Regulatory and Policy Panel - Regulatory and economic policies have a major impact on the development and implementation of alternative energy sources and applications. This panel will discuss future trends in the regulatory and policy arena as they relate to the alternative energy issues.

2:00 pm Technology Panel - Solar, wind, and biomass are the most relevant renewable energy sources for Wisconsin. In addition, combined heat and power is a very cost effective way of providing additional energy. This panel will examine how each of these technologies is contributing to an increasing share of Wisconsin’s energy needs.

3:15 pm Fuel Cell Panel - Fuel cell technology has the promise to provide a clean and efficient source of energy for both stationary and transportation applications. This panel will look at the current policy issues necessary to expand the market for fuel cell technology implementation.

4:45 pm Conclusion: Congressman Ron Kind

5:30 pm Reception with Congressman Kind with Sponsors, Presentors and Guests – Grazis in Menomonie,WI

Sponsorship and Exhibitor opportunities are available.

REGISTER ON-LINE AT WWW.WISPRO.ORG/EVENTS.ASP OR CALL LARRY HERRERA
AT THE WISCONSIN INSTITUTE AT 414-270-3600.

HOTEL - Country Inn and Suites - $58/night - 320 OAK AVE MENOMONIE, WI 54751, (715) 235-5664

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ATTENDEE COST Business - $40/attendee Non-Profit - $25/attendee

EXHIBITOR COSTincludes one exhibitor space and registration for one attendee $150/exhibitor

ONLINE REGISTRATION IS AVAILABLE AT WWW.WISPRO.ORG/EVENTS.ASP

 

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