October 20, 2015 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM
424 West Markham Street
Little Rock, AR 72201
EVENT RESOURCES - SLIDE PRESENTATIONS FROM PRESENTERS:
2015 emPOWERing Arkansas AGENDA:
8:30 - 9:30 am, Check-in and Special Guest Meet & Greet
AAEA members, colleagues, and guests enjoyed a continental breakfast and networked with special guests including Representative Warwick Sabin, PSC Executive Director John Bethel, Arkansas Energy Office Director Mitchell Simpson and Energy Program Manager Chet Howland, and other state policy makers.
9:30 - 11:30 am, Policy Roundtable
A) Arkansas Solar Market Expansion - a panel discussion featured Corey Call (Whole Com), Mark Cayce (Ouachita Electric Cooperative), Erik Didriksen (Aerojet Rocketdyne), Matt Kisber (Silicon Ranch Corporation), and Heather Nelson (Seal Energy Solutions).
B) Renewable Energy and Other Advanced Energy Technologies/Services as Clean Power Plan Compliance Tools - a roundtable moderated by Ken Smith (AAEA Policy Director) and Matt Stanberry (AEE VP of Market Development).
11:30 - 12:00 pm, Networking
12:00 - 1:30 pm, Keynote Lunch Program
A) AAEA Member Report
B) Presentation of Ron Bell Advanced Energy Leadership Award - awarded to Wally Nixon
C) Keynote Speaker - Mark Vanderhelm, Vice President of Energy for Walmart, "Advanced Energy as a Core Business Strategy: Walmart's Plan to Operate at an Everyday Low Cost"
D) Closing Remarks
THANK YOU TO THE 2015 emPOWERing Arkansas Sponsors!
Silicon Ranch Corporation