Long-Time Energy Efficiency Advocate Rep. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) to Address EE Global Forum

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Markey among 120+ Energy, Policy, Business Experts Addressing Forum

Long-time energy efficiency advocate Rep. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) joins Sens. Mark Pryor (D-Ark.) and Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) in the speaker lineup at the Alliance to Save Energy's EE Global conference, the world's premier energy efficiency forum, in Washington, D.C., May 10-12.

Rep. Markey, an Alliance to Save Energy honorary vice-chair, will deliver remarks during the conference's awards luncheon on Tuesday, May 11, from 12:30 to 2:00 pm.

Sen. Pryor will address the opening plenary on Monday, May 10 (3-6:30 pm), while Sen. Murkowski will speak at the 8:30-10:30 am plenary session on Tuesday, May 11.

In addition, Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vt.) will speak at one of the conference's Executive Dialogue sessions – "Breaking New Ground: Economic Recovery through Efficiency Retrofits" – on Tuesday, May 11, from 4-5:30 pm.

WHAT: The Alliance to Save Energy's third Energy Efficiency Global Forum & Exposition (EE Global), a gathering of world-class business, technology, government and policy leaders focusing exclusively on energy efficiency.

Four tracks of Executive Dialogue sessions will concentrate on four key areas of energy end use: consumers, buildings, industry and utilities and transportation and urban planning. Topics and speakers are at http://eeglobalforum.org/symposium-execdialogue.php.

Details on plenary sessions are at http://eeglobalforum.org/symposium-plenary.php.

WHO: More than 120 world-class public- and private-sector speakers, including:

  • Panama Bartholomy, advisor to Commissioner Douglas, California Energy Commission;
  • Paul Baudry, senior expert, Research and Development Division, Électricité de France;
  • Paul Beach, president, Quallion LLC;
  • Jean-Pierre Benqué, president, Électricité de France;
  • Hon. Miguel Angel Cámara Botía, mayor, City of Murcia, Spain;
  • Hon. Jimena Bronfman, vice minister of energy, Ministry of Energy, Chile;
  • Walter Cuculic, director of sustainability, The Pulte Group;
  • Christopher Curtis, president & CEO, N.A. Operating Division and Buildings Business, Schneider Electric;
  • George David, former chairman & CEO, United Technologies Corporation;
  • Aldo D'Eramo, director, Global Marketing and Strategy, MicroHeat Technologies;
  • Robert J. Dixon, sr. VP & global head, Efficiency & Sustainability, Building Automation, Siemens Industry Inc. ;
  • Sumir Karayi, CEO, 1E;
  • Pierre Langlois, president, Econoler;
  • Dr. Paul MacGregor, senior vice president, Nexant Inc.;
  • James Rogers, chairman, president & CEO, Duke Energy;
  • David Szczupak, Executive Vice President, Global Product Organizations, Whirlpool Corporation;
  • Larry Wash, president of Global Services for Hussmann, Thermo King & Trane Businesses at Ingersoll Rand;
  • Lorie Wigle, president, Climate Savers Computing / eco-technology general manager, Intel Corporation;
  • Robert Wilkins, president N.A., Danfoss; and
  • Many additional noteworthy representatives of academia, foundations, industry associations, local governments, NGOs and labor.

WHERE: Washington, D.C., Convention Center (located between 7th and 9th Streets, NW, and N St. and Mt. Vernon Place, NW, at the Mt. Vernon Square-7th St. Convention Center Metro stop on the Green and Yellow Lines)

WHEN: May 10-12, 2010 (Agenda at a glance at http://eeglobalforum.org/agenda.php.)

MEDIA CONTACTS: Ronnie Kweller (202) 530-2203; rkweller@ase.org
Craig Schattner (202) 530-4346; cschattner@ase.org

Media are invited and encouraged to register for the entire conference, free of charge, at http://eeglobalforum.org/media-registration.php.