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Once a year, MEEA invites all energy stakeholders to gather at our annual Midwest Energy Solutions Conference to raise awareness and reinforce the importance of energy efficiency in the Midwest. MES is about celebrating accomplishments in energy efficiency, as well as laying out the efficiency program and policy landscape for the coming year. Attendance also counts as continuing education towards the maintenance of your BOC credential.

When: February 24-26
Where: The Chicago Hilton & Towers
Register here!
Agenda:

Wednesday, February 24

Time Session Location
7:00am – 5:00pm Registration 8th Street Lobby
11:30am – 12:00pm New Member Welcome International Ballroom
12:00pm – 7:30pm Expo Hall Open International Ballroom
1:00 – 1:15pm Welcome and Opening Remarks: Jeanine Penticoff, Alliant Energy & MEEA Board Chair Grand Ballroom
1:15 – 2:00pm Keynote Speaker: Ralph Cavanagh, Natural Resources Defense Council Grand Ballroom
2:00 – 3:30pm Plenary Session 1: What’s the Deal with the Clean Power Plan? Grand Ballroom
3:30 – 4:00pm Break International Ballroom
4:00 – 5:15pm Breakout Sessions

kWh2O: A Mashup of Water and Energy

Energy Efficiency And Demand Response: Now Offered in One Convenient Package

Putting Together a Winning Team: State Codes Collaboratives

5:30 – 6:00pm Opening Reception (Members Only) International Ballroom
6:00 – 7:30pm Opening Reception (All Attendees) International Ballroom

 

Thursday, February 25

Time Session Location
7:00am – 5:00pm Registration 8th Street Lobby
7:00am – 5:00pm Expo Hall Open International Ballroom North
7:30 – 8:30am Breakfast International Ballroom
8:30 – 8:40am Opening Remarks: Stacey Paradis, MEEA Executive Director Grand Ballroom
8:40 – 9:00am Keynote Speaker Grand Ballroom
9:00 – 10:30am Plenary Session 2: Energy Efficiency Outside the Midwest: A Global Perspective
10:30am – 12:00pm Expo Hall Demo Showcase International Ballroom North

EnergySavvy

Digital Lumens

Blackhawk Engagement Solutions

Ecova

12:00 – 1:15pm Lunch Grand Ballroom
1:15 – 2:30pm Breakout Sessions

#trending: EEnnovations in the Midwest

eeHarmony: Intelligent Efficiency Is Closer Than You Think

EE Pluribus Unum: Cities United in Energy Efficiency

2:30 – 3:30pm Utility Tips for EE Businesses International Ballroom Stage
3:30 – 4:45pm Breakout Sessions

Harvest the Potential: Emerging Opportunities for Rural and Agricultural Communities

Getting Down with Data: Information’s Powerful Influence on Our EE Party

The 3R’s of Residential Lighting: Reduce, Reuse, RETAIL

5:30 – 6:45pm MEEA Member Reception International Ballroom North
7:00 – 9:00pm 2016 Inspiring Efficiency Awards Dinner & Gala Grand Ballroom

 

Friday, February 26

Time Session Location
7:00 – 11:00am Registration 8th Street Lobby
7:30 – 11:00am Expo Hall Open International Ballroom
7:30 – 8:30am Breakfast International Ballroom
8:30 – 8:40am Opening Remarks: Bill Angelos, MEEA Deputy Director Grand Ballroom
8:40 – 9:00am Keynote Speaker Grand Ballroom
9:00 – 10:15am Plenary Session 3: Utility Leadership Takes Center Stage
10:15 – 10:45am Break International Ballroom
10:45am – 12:00pm Breakout Sessions

Freaky Friday: An Evaluator, an Implementer and a Utility Swap Roles and Gain Perspective

Navigating the New Media Landscape: The Rise of Digital Newsrooms and How to Get Your Story Out

12:00pm Close of Conference

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