NASEO 2012 Annual Meeting

States Partnering with America's Leading Companies to Advance Energy and Economic Opportunities

Join us in Minneapolis, Minnesota for NASEO's 2012 Annual Meeting on Sunday, September 9 - Wednesday, September 12, 2012, at the Hyatt Regency Minneapolis. NASEO has planned a slate of informative discussions that emphasize this year's theme of "States Partnering with America's Leading Companies to Advance Energy and Economic Opportunities." The 56 State and Territory Energy Offices and their more than 2000 staff are working with leading companies across the nation to open opportunities for the private sector to advance energy technologies expand markets.

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Session highlights included:

  • Ro Khanna, Author of "Entrepreneurial Nation: Why Manufacturing is Still Key to America's Future," Counsel for Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, and Former Deputy Assistant Secretary for the U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service, U.S. Department of Commerce on the policies needed to address manufacturing research and deployment gaps.
  • Dan Reicher, Executive Director of Stanford University's Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy Policy Finance and the former Director of Google's Climate Change and Energy Initiatives
  • James Chen, Director of Public Policy and Associate General Counsel for Regulatory Affairs at Tesla Motors on their new 300 mile range Tesla S all electric
  • Theresa Kotanchek, Global Director Sustainable Technologies and Innovation Sourcing, The Dow Chemical Company, on advanced manufacturing
  • Michael Aimone, Director of Business Enterprise Integration, Office of the Deputy Undersecretary of Defense, Installations and Environment, U.S. Department of Defense, on the military's new energy initiative
  • Beth Calabotta, Director of Bioenergy, Monsanto Company, on farming and energy sustainability
  • Philip Giudice, Chief Executive Officer, Ambri/formerly Liquid Metal Battery Corporation, on energy storage breakthroughs
  • Steven Schultz, Corporate Energy Manager, 3M, on sustainable energy management tools
  • Brandi Stensos, Product Leader, GE Capital Americas, on sustaining long-term investment in EV infrastructure.
  • Scott Schroeder, General Manager, Energy Services Group (ESG) by Honeywell, on utility baseline usage in public and commercial buildings.

*Dress for the meeting is Business Casual*


Platinum Sponsors

Johnson Controls The Weidt Group


Gold Sponsors

ConEdison Solutions SAIC


Silver Sponsor

Chevron Energy Dow Chemical Energy Services Coalition


Bronze Sponsors

Concord Servicing Corporation International District Energy Association Energy Center of Wisconsin


Supporting Sponsors

American Council on Renewable Energy National Institute of Building Sciences


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