2013 Networking Breakfasts: Wednesday

For the opportunity to speak one-on-one with the industry’s leading experts, attend the Networking Breakfasts. These informal, give-and-take roundtable discussions provide an ideal way to ask questions and gain new information about trends, current issues or specific challenges. Moderated by a specialized industry expert, each table addresses a different topic – spend the entire time at one table or move around to different tables for insight into a variety of issues while enjoying a hot breakfast buffet.

Wednesday, November 13 | 7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. | Room: W304E
Cost: $50

CO2 Abatement Strategies
Table Moderators:
• Steve Moorman, Babcock & Wilcox
• Thomas Sarkus, National Energy Technology Laboratory, U.S. Department of Energy
• Sumesh Arora, Innovate Mississippi

Gas Turbines – An O&M Perspective
Table Moderators:
• Jeffrey A. Benoit, PSM - An Alstom Company
• Bill Newsom, Mitsubishi Power Systems
• Septimus van der Linden, Brulin Associates

Distributed Generation/On-site Power
Table Moderators:
• Dennis Loria, Greenwood Energy LLC Justin Rathke, Capstone Turbine Corp.
• Justin Rathke, Capstone Turbine Corp.
• Deepak Khajouria, Doosan Power Systems
• Scott Affelt, Zolo Technologies

Energy Legislation - State and Federal Trends
Table Moderators:
• Jeffrey W. Schroeter, P.E., Genova Power Advisors LLC
• Jack Groves, P.E., Energy Southwest Inc.
• Andrew Coleman, Electric Power Research Institute

Renewables and Energy Storage
Table Moderators:
• Aaron Fowles, Panasonic Corporation of North America
• Todd Kerschbaum, Sunora Energy Solutions
• Christopher Fultz, Black & Veatch

Nuclear Power Issues
Table Moderators:
• Clayton Smith, Fluor Power
• Deborah, Gustafson, CB&I
• John Ferrara, Generation mPower LLC

Electrical Generators
Table Moderators:
• Bill Moore, National Electric Coil (NEC)
• Steve Reid, TG Advisors

Challenges Facing Renewables
Table Moderators:
• David Haberman, IF LLC
• Brandon Bell, KBR Power & Industrial
• Paula Mints, Solar PV Market Research

Issues in Government Support
Table Moderators:
• David Walls, Navigant
• John Hoeft, Generac Power Systems Inc.
• Mike Morris, Zachry Engineering Corp.

Issues in Transmission/Interconnection
Table Moderators:
• Heather Manypenny, New Hampshire Electric Cooperative Inc.
• Bill Strohecker, ABB
• Linda Finley, Snohomish County PUD

Streamlining the Approval/Permitting Process
Table Moderator:
• Peter Belmonte, Environmental Resources Management

Project Finance
Table Moderators:
• Todd Taylor, Fredrikson & Byron P.A.
• Marie Schnitzer, AWS Truepower LLC
• Robert Benedict, Coronal Management LLC

Hydro/Ocean/Wave/Tidal
Table Moderator:
• Thomas Lubnow, MPR Associates Inc.

2013 Networking Breakfasts: Thursday

Thursday, November 14 | 7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. | Room: W304E
Cost: $50

Renewable Energy Outlook for 2014
Table Moderators:
• Gary Hilberg, TAS Energy Inc.
• Scott Affelt, Zolo Technologies
• Todd Taylor, Fredrikson & Byron P.A.

Small-Scale Generation and Disaster Response
Table Moderators:
• Sumesh Arora, Innovate Mississippi
• Robert Bjorge, CalEnergyConsulting
• John Hoeft, Generac Power Systems Inc.

Heat Recovery Steam Generators
Table Moderators:
• Dennie Hunt, Vogt Power International
• Jim Sims, Babcock Power
• Michael Harbison, M E H & Associates LLC

Renewable Energy and Incentives
Table Moderators:
• Steve Moorman, Babcock & Wilcox
• Rob Broglio, NAES Corp.
• Tom Weirich, American Council On Renewable Energy

Nuclear Power Issues
Trends and opportunities in the nuclear new build cycle.
Table Moderators:
• Frank Michel, ColectricPartners
• Ed Kee, NERA Economic Consulting
• James Knowlton, WorleyParsons

Renewable Energy and the Smart Grid
Table Moderators:
• David Walls, Navigant
• Heather Manypenny, New Hampshire Electric Cooperative Inc.
• Karen Bertram, Integrated Energy Services

Solar
Table Moderators:
• Paula Mints, Solar PV Market Research
• David Erhart, First Solar Inc.
• Dennis Loria, Greenwood Energy LLC

Electric Vehicles and the Grid
Table Moderator:
• Todd Kerschbaum, Sunora Energy Solutions

Geothermal
Table Moderators:
• Meg Cichon, PennWell Corp.
• Halley Dickey, TAS Energy Inc.

Wind
Table Moderator:
• James Bubb, MPR Associates Inc.

Biomass
Table Moderators:
• David Haberman, IF LLC
• Deepak Khajouria, Doosan Power Systems
• William Bulpitt, URS Corp.

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