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Holtville, California - 6th Annual Imperial Valley Renewable Energy Summit & Expo 2013 at 6:00 PM at the Barbara Worth Resort & Country Club, 2050 Country Club Drive, Holtville, 6th Annual Imperial Valley Renewable Energy Summit & Expo " The Power of Opportunity"
What: Imperial Valley Economic Development Corporation will be hosting the 6th Annual Imperial Valley Renewable Energy Summit & Expo, powered by the Imperial Irrigation District. This year’s event will highlight 6 featured speakers, 4 panel discussions with industry experts, trade show, banquet, bus tour of renewable projects already generating energy or under construction and plenty of networking opportunities.
Where: Barbara Worth Resort & Country Club 2050 Country Club Drive Holtville, California
When: Wednesday-Friday, March 13-15, 2013
Opening Reception sponsored by San Diego Gas & Electric on Wednesday, March 13, 5:00PM-7:30PM Banquet sponsored by the Imperial Irrigation District on Thursday, March 14, 7:00PM - 9:00PM
Who: IVEDC is eager to announce that the Imperial Irrigation District will be sponsoring the Banquet, Thursday, March 14, which wi ll feature keynote Michael Picker, Senior Advisor to the Governor for Renewable Energy Facilities, Office of Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. Additional Featured Speakers will include: Opening Speaker, Jonathan Weisgall, VP, Legislative and Regulatory Affairs, MidAmerican Energy Holdings Company, a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, featured keynote Andy Horne, Deputy County Executive Officer Natural Resources Development, Imperial County and Chair of the California Energy Commission, Dr. Robert Weisenmiller who was appointed to the California Energy Commission by Governor Schwarzenegger in January 2010, and by Governor Jerry Brown in January 2011. Furthermore, the County of Imperial will be sponsoring breakfast, Thursday, March 14th. In addition, the exhibit hall will house 23 vendors, which will offer the opportunity to learn about the latest in renewable energy equipment and services.
Highlights: - Bus Tour (Wednesday, March 13) - Golf Tournament (Wednesday, March 13) - Various Panel Discussions (Thursday, March 14 - Friday, March 15) - Networking Mixer (Thursday, March 14) - Industry Specific Session1— "Salton Sea: Resource of Opportunity" (Friday, March 15) - Industry Specific Session1.1— "Salton Sea: Specific Area Implementation Strategies" (Friday, March 15) - Industry Specific Session 2— "Geothermal 101 + Exploration" (Friday, March 15)
Why: "This is a dynamic industry and the Summit this year will focus on emerging technologies and showcase the region’s importance in fulfilling California’s ambitious renewable energy goals," - Thomas Topuzes, Thomas Topuzes &
Associates, LLC, President & CEO, who is chairing this year’s event.