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TAEBC announces line-up of speakers for upcoming “Opportunities in Energy” event

The Tennessee Advanced Energy Business Council (TAEBC) has announced 16 speakers for its upcoming “Opportunities in Energy.” The annual event will run from 12 noon to 4 p.m. EST November 16 at The Square Room on Market Square in Downtown Knoxville.

Sessions will include topics ranging from battery partnerships to corporate sustainability to a local Knoxville nonprofit winning the Department of Energy’s (DOE) “Inclusive Energy Innovation Prize.” Those scheduled to speak include:

  • Carol Johnston of event sponsor Verizon;
  • Stan Johnson of Socially Equally Energy Efficient Development (SEEED), one of 18 organizations across the country that captured funding under the DOE competition;
  • Brian Blackmon of the City of Knoxville;
  • Don Haynes of Florim USA;
  • Anna Douglas of SkyNano;
  • Steve Seifried of Ameresco and TAEBC President;
  • Jason Loyet of Correlate;
  • Betsey Kirk McCall of Seven States Power Corporation;
  • Andy White of the City of Maryville;
  • Joane Bienvenue of the University of Tennessee-Oak Ridge Innovation Institute;
  • Maya Whalen-Kipp of DOE;
  • Luke Wilkinson of Silicon Ranch Corporation;
  • Michael Lowder of Volkswagen,
  • Shawn Bryant of DENSO;
  • Cortney Piper, TAEBC Executive Director; and
  • Tom Ballard of PYA, inaugural President of TAEBC.

The event is free for TAEBC members, government or elected officials. For non-members, tickets are $25, plus a small additional processing fee. Lunch will be provided. To register, click here.

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