At today’s plenary session, we were thankful to have the ability to Skype with Bill McKibben for the session, as he was unable to join us in Baltimore. Bill McKibben is a radical grassroots activist, author, and president/co-founder of 350.org. He is a fantastic speaker and we were lucky to have the opportunity of listening [...]
Welcome & Introductions: Eric Wachsman, Director of the University of Maryland Energy Research Center Theme: The Renewable Energy Landscape in 2013 Day and Time: Wednesday, April 17th: 10:30 am-12:00 pm Come Join us for Wednesday’s plenary session at SOLAR2013 and have the honor of listening to distinguished speakers Kevin Knobloch, Eric Martinot, and John Byrne! Economics & Politics of [...]
Bill McKibben, Kevin Knobloch, and German execs will be prominent speakers at SOLAR 2013.
Elaine Ulrich will speak at SOLAR 2013 on Friday, April 19th at 10:15-11:45. A former AAAS fellow, Elaine has spent the past few years working on renewable energy in the office of former senator Ken Salazar, the Science & Technology committee in the US house of Representatives, DOE’s office of Strategic Planning and Analysis in EERE, and she recently served as the Sr. Legislative Assistant to Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, where she built a comprehensive solar energy portfolio.
On Tuesday morning at the WREF 2012, Bruce Oreck spoke about the semantics crisis in the energy world and called for a revised vocabulary to describe a new relationship with energy for the 21st century.