National Clean Energy Week Symposium & Demonstration Fair
September 21, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Tuesday, September 26National Clean Energy Week (NCEW) will host a Symposium & Demonstration Fair at the Reserve Officers Association on Capitol Hill. This event will bring together high-profile elected leaders, Trump Administration officials, and national clean energy organizations for a discussion around commonsense solutions that directly address America’s need for abundant, reliable forms of energy.

Logistical information on the Symposium is as follows.

WHAT:

NCEW’s Symposium & Demonstration Fair serves as the centerpiece of NCEW’s week-long activity in Washington, D.C. Lawmakers and leaders in government, including Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke, Secretary of Energy Rick Perry, Senator Lindsey Graham, Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Congressman Derek Kilmer, and former U.S. Senator Kelly Ayotte will address participants on public policy and engage in conversation during morning (AM) and afternoon (PM) sessions. The symposium will also include three panel discussions with participants representing NCEW’s Steering Committee that will expand on how to advance support of our nation’s energy sector through new methods of market development, policy change, and technological innovation.

WHERE:
Reserve Officers Association
1 Constitution Avenue Northeast
Washington, DC
A media check-in table will be located in the atrium.

WHEN:
Tuesday, September 26
Morning Session: 7:30 AM – 12:00 PM EDT
Afternoon Session: 12:15 PM – 3:00 PM EDT

A livestream will also be available on the NCEW YouTube page here.

Morning Symposium Session Agenda
Subject to change

 7:30 AM Symposium Registration & Demonstration Fair Open

8:00 AM – 8:10 AM Welcome Remarks
Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES) Managing Director Heather Reams
CRES Senior Advisor and former Senator Kelly Ayotte 

8:10 AM – 9:00 AM Breakfast Discussion: Harnessing the Potential of Clean Energy in the 21st Century
Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke and Secretary of Energy Rick Perry
Moderator: CRES Senior Advisor and former Senator Kelly Ayotte 

9:00 AM – 10:10 AM Morning Panel 1: Infrastructure and Modernization
Energy Storage Association (ESA)
American Gas Association (AGA)
Advanced Energy Economy (AEE)
Center for Liquefied Natural Gas (CLNG)
Moderator: Lisa Jacobson, Business Council for Sustainable Energy (BCSE)

10:10 AM – 11:15 AM Morning Panel 2: Innovation, Tech and R&D
Clean Energy Business Network (CEBN)
Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI)
National Hydropower Association (NHA)
Moderator: Charles Hernick, Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions Forum (CRES Forum)

11:15 AM – 11:45 AM Morning Remarks
U.S. Representative Derek Kilmer

11:45 AM – 12:00 PM Morning Remarks
U.S. House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers 

Afternoon Symposium Session
Subject to change

12:30 PM – 1:40 PM Afternoon Panel 3: Tax and Trade
Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA)
American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE)
American Wind Energy Association (AWEA)
Biomass Power Association (BPA)
Moderator: Charles Hernick, Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions Forum (CRES Forum)

2:30 PM – 2:55 PM Afternoon Remarks
U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham

2:55 PM Closing Remarks
CRES Senior Advisor and former Senator Kelly Ayotte

MEDIA RSVP:
To RSVP, click here. Upon arrival, please proceed to registration where a credential will be held in your name.

ABOUT NCEW:
NCEW brings together industry associations, businesses, non-profits, and advocates in the clean energy space for activities in Washington, D.C. and across America to showcase how they are helping to make the industry stronger, and influence the discussion around common sense clean energy solutions that directly address America’s need for abundant, reliable forms of energy. Thirteen clean energy organizations comprise the NCEW Steering Committee, and thirty-five other trade associations, education groups, and clean energy companies are listed as Participating Organizations to date.

The list of national organizations who comprise NCEW’s Steering Committee include: Advanced Energy Economy (AEE), the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE), the American Gas Association (AGA), the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), the Biomass Power Association (BPA), the Business Council for Sustainable Energy (BCSE), the Center for Liquefied Natural Gas (CLNG), Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES) Forum, Clean Energy Business Network (CEBN), the Energy Storage Association (ESA), the National Hydropower Association (NHA), the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI), and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA).

For more information about National Clean Energy Week, please visit: www.nationalcleanenergyweek.org.

Also, you can follow us on Twitter (@NCEW17) and Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/NationalCleanEnergyWeek) for event updates.

Contact: press@nationacleanenergy.org

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