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Conference will Highlight Clean Energy and Education Landscape for Long Island; Friday, October 25, 2013; 8:15 AM - 4:30 PM; The Wang Center, Stony Brook University #302, Stony Brook, NY
HAUPPAUGE, N.Y., Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- HIA-LI, the recognized voice for business on Long Island, and a powerful force and economic engine for regional development for over 30 years, has lined up a strong program to educate and inform Long Island businesses about clean energy, smart grids, education and opportunities in the energy sector with major event sponsor Trinity Solar at the HIA-LI 5th Annual Energy and Environmental Conference on Friday, October 25, 2013 from 8:15 AM – 4:30 PM at The Wang Center, Stony Brook University #302, Stony Brook, NY. To register for the event and obtain more information, visit http://hia-li.org/event_detail_wf2.cfm?eventid=322 or call 631-543-5355.
Keynote speakers include LIPA's Chief Operating Officer, John McMahon and David M. Daly, Vice President for LIPA Transition at PSE&G.
The event will bring together industry experts, educators and business leaders from across Long Island to discuss the transition of energy for commercial and residential customers from LIPA to PSE&G, energy-efficient solutions, plus trends and initiatives vital for local economic growth.
Event sponsor Trinity Solar will host a panel of experts speaking about energy for the 21st Century and Renewable Energy Solutions For Businesses.
In addition, a "Student Power and CleanTech" program at the event will bring together Long Island College and University students with New York state CleanTech leaders from business, government, academia, industry trade associations and professional societies. These organizations and leaders recognize that the region's future success is dependent on identifying and attracting high-performing students to gain a distinct competitive advantage in this fast growing sector. The Student Power program is designed to introduce students with leaders in the energy sector.
"Our annual conference offers an opportunity for local business and industry leaders to discuss the critical importance of energy to the continued growth of Long Island businesses," said Terri Alessi-Miceli, HIA-LI president. "The inclusion of the student power for cleantech initiative adds the element of workforce development for a sustainable future."
The day includes an Executive Breakfast, Breakout Seminars, an Executive Luncheon, Advanced Energy Center tour and Exhibition Hall.
Conference Schedule and Highlights
Executive Breakfast, 8:30 AM – 10:30 AM
The Landscape of Long Island Energy – Now and in the Future
Hear about the landscape of Long Island Energy and how it will impact you and your company now and in the future. Keynote speakers include John McMahon, Chief Operating Officer of LIPA and David M. Daly, Vice President for LIPA Transition at PSE&G.
Breakout Sessions, 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM
Seminar Tracks: Financing Incentives; Smart Grid/Route 110 Corridor Project Update; Government Mandates for Green Buildings; Renewable Energy; Sustainability & the Environment – Lessons Learned From Superstorm Sandy.
Executive Luncheon, 11:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Renewable Energy Solutions For Businesses
Hosted by Trinity Solar – A panel of experts will speak about energy for the 21st Century.
Breakout Seminars, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Seminar Tracks: Student Power and CleanTech: An Economic Driver For New York State. This important seminar will be moderated by David Winchester, Chief Learning Officer, CleanTech Rocks. Among the expert panelists who have agreed to participate:
Advanced Energy Center Tour, 3:45 PM
The Advanced Energy Research and Technology Center (AERTC) is located in the Research & Development Park at Stony Brook University and is a New York State designated Center of Excellence. It represents a true partnership of academic institutions, research institutions, energy providers and industrial corporations. The Center's mission is to provide innovative energy research, education and technology deployment with a focus on efficiency, conservation, renewable energy and nanotechnology applications for new and novel sources of energy.
This year's event sponsor is Trinity Solar, other sponsors include: H2M, LIPA, National Grid, Stony Brook University and TNT Energy.
To register for the event and obtain more information, visit http://hia-li.org/event_detail_wf2.cfm?eventid=322 or call 631-543-5355.
HIA-LI helps Long Island businesses prosper. For over 30 years, we have been the recognized voice for business on Long Island and a powerful force and economic engine for regional development. We provide a forum for business leaders to network, problem solve and obtain advice on critical issues facing their businesses. Our member companies represent tens of thousands of business professionals. We're headquartered in and support one of the largest industrial parks in the United States. HIA-LI programs and events promote strategic partnerships, targeted networking, and information sharing and business advocacy. Members benefit from our committees, educational programs, career resources, research capabilities, mentoring opportunities and business advisory services. For more information, visit http://www.HIA-LI.org or call 631-543-5355.
Terri Alessi-Miceli, 631-543-5355, firstname.lastname@example.org
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