(Located at Rockford Area Chamber of Commerce Website)
4 Th Annual Northern Illinois Renewable Energy Summit and Expo
Thursday October 6th, 2016
Radisson Hotel and Conference Center, Rockford, IL
Proceeds to Benefit —NIU/RVC Engineering Program & RVC Student Projects
Our Event Topic: Making Energy Work as Hard as You Do
The Current State of Midwest Energy Programs and a Look into the Near Future
Our event goal is to drive awareness of the importance of energy efficiency to our region’s competitiveness.
8:30AM—Registration and Networking
9:00 AM—9:30 AM Welcome and Comments
Dr. Omar A. Ghrayeb: Dean of Northern Illinois University College of Engineering and Engineering Technology
Congresswoman Cheri Bustos: US Representative, Illinois Congressional 17th District
9:30 AM–10:15 AM Opening Morning Speaker— Jason Vogelbaugh, Director of Energy Solutions, Alpha Controls and Services LLC.
“Energy Efficiency for commercial and industrial facilities, how your facility can save 40%”. Our presenter will speak on using applied technologies in our region that produce energy savings projects focused on retrofit of existing HVAC and control systems and using current energy efficiency standards.
10:15 AM—10: 45 AM Morning Break& Exhibits
10:45 AM – 1130 AM—Second Morning Speaker— Richard Tonielli, Senior Energy Program Manager, Commonwealth Edison
“Efficiency Education” Why “Energy Matters” From simple retrofits, to the re-commission of facilities; what to do in order to prioritize investments and apply for utility incentives.
11:30 AM 11:45 AM—Break & Exhibits
11:45 AM Buffet Lunch
12:10 PM – 12:30 PM Concurrent Leadership Awards and Speaker introduction
12:30 PM-1:30 PM Mr. Harry Moser, “Reshoring Initiative” US/Midwest Energy Costs, Stability, and Reliability as Competitive Advantages
1:30 PM— 2:30 PM Public Break and Exhibits — (Private) Economic Development Short Meeting)
2:30 PM–3:30 PM Afternoon Round Table–Discussion Leader Dr. Kevin Martin Northern Illinois University.
This will be a roundtable open dialog and then a question and answer session.
Companies Represented and Subjects to be covered:
Gary G. Powers, BSME, PE, CEM President and CEO – Hawkeye Energy Solutions:
Measurement and Verification, for considering Energy Efficiency Options
Nick Shkordoff, Group Vice President and General Manager for IDEAL INDUSTRIES INC
Lighting and Controls
Maria Dierking, Director of Account Management–Mechanical Inc.:
3:30 PM Recap: Prize Drawing “Biolite Camping Solar Charger and Storage System” $100 Value
3:30 PM-4:30 PM Social Time & Exhibitor Booth Tear down