The 6th annual Business of Clean Energy in Alaska conference is in just two months, and plans are underway to make this year's event a great one! We're excited to announce a few updates about the 2014 conference so please read ahead.
Business of Clean Energy in Alaska Conference
May 1-2, 2014
Dena'ina Convention Center, Anchorage
Draft Agenda Now Available
This year's conference will include five plenary panels with national energy experts, moderated by Elizabeth Arnold, Former National NPR Political Correspondent and Assistant Professor of Journalism at UAA. Additionally, attendees will have a chance to participate in breakout discussions on a variety of energy topics. Here are a few of this year's BCEA panel topics:
Click here for a complete list of conference panels and breakout discussions. Additional information about panel speakers will be updated soon, so stay tuned!
Policy as a Driver
Financing Clean Energy: Inviting Investment
Railbelt Energy Supply & Infrastructure
Energy Efficiency: A Booming Business
Keynote Speaker Updates
REAP is proud to announce both keynote speakers for the 2014 BCEA conference. In case you can't make it to the whole conference, we're offering tickets to the keynote presentations individually.
Click here to purchase lunch or full conference tickets.
Executive Director, Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy Policy & Finance, Stanford University
Former Director of Climate Change and Energy Initiatives, Google
Dan Reicher is Executive Director of the Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy Policy & Finance at Stanford University, where he also holds faculty positions. Reicher came to Stanford from Google where he served four years as Director of Climate Change and Energy Initiatives. With over 25 years experience in energy and environmental policy, Reicher has worked both in both the public and private sector, including his time as Assistant Secretary of Energy under the Clinton Administration and then President and Co-founder of New Energy Capital Corp... MORE
CEO, The Bullitt Center
Denis Hayes is CEO of the Bullitt Center, a 50,000 square foot commercial building in Seattle that aspires to LBC certification and expects to be net-zero-positive energy and water. Formerly the director of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, adjunct professor of engineering at Stanford, regents professor of human ecology at UC Santa Cruz, and Silicon Valley attorney, Hayes also chairs the international Earth Day Network - now active in 180 nations... MORE
Win an iPad at BCEA
One lucky conference attendee will be going home this year with a brand new iPad! Register before March 28th and your name will be added to the drawing. The winner will be announced during lunch on Friday, May 2nd. Only full conference registrants are eligible and you must be present to win.
Don't miss out!
Click here to register today
Early-Bird Exhibitor Registration Discount Ends Tomorrow
The early-bird deadline for exhibitors is THIS FRIDAY, February 28th. Register today and save!
Exhibiting at the conference is a great promotional opportunity, and we have added extra benefits for exhibitors this year. In addition to one half-priced conference registration and listing in the conference program, we have extended exhibit hall time on the conference agenda and created incentives for attendees to visit each exhibitor booth throughout the course of the two-day event. Additionally, we are offering discounted rates for individual panels and/or keynote presentations to attract more people to the conference.
Click here to register as an exhibitor
(Don't Forget: REAP Organizational Members save 50% on regular booth prices)
Alaska Clean Energy Awards - Seeking Nominations
As a way to applaud dedicated Alaskans working to develop clean energy, and inspire future achievements, REAP is seeking nominations for its first annual Alaska Clean Energy Awards Ceremony, which will take place Thursday, May 1st at the BCEA conference. REAP Donors, members and supporting organizations are eligible to nominate themselves or another individual or entity for one of the following awards:
Randy Udall Award for Inspirational Individual Contribution to Clean Energy
Clean Energy Innovator of the Year
Excellence in Energy Education Award
Excellence in Clean Energy Leadership
All award nominations are due by Friday, March 14th. Click here for complete award descriptions and information on making a nomination.