Penn State Energy Days — May 30-31, 2018 — State College, PA
How do we meet the goals of energy affordability, sustainability, and security to ensure innovation, policy, and investment in our energy system going forward? To meet these current and future energy challenges, Penn State is hosting the Energy Days Conference on May 30-31, 2018, at The Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center on University Park campus.
Energy Days is an annual conference that brings together leaders from across the energy realm, including members of industry, government, non-profits, and academia. The purpose is to identify and discuss the regional, national, and global energy challenges facing society in a way that helps inform the issues as a whole and identify areas where Penn State can be a strong partner. Read more.
Energy Days features expert speakers from industry, academia, and government.
Join professionals from across the energy industry in interactive breakout sessions and plenaries.
- Learn about Penn State initiatives in research, education, and outreach.
- Determine how Penn State can support needs across the energy realm.
- Identify societal energy challenges, from now into the future, and from Pennsylvania to the globe.
- Build partnerships and relationships to help tackle the important energy challenges.
There will be multiple opportunities for networking and sharing of information, such as a poster session, networking breaks, and breakout sessions on targeted topics.
Energy Extension Display during Poster Session (4-6pm) – Visit the energy extension display to collect educational information and network with renewable energy extension folks.
Breakout Session: Growing Opportunities for Renewable Natural Gas (10:30-12:30am) – Join Perry Babb (Savannah Energy, LLC), Marilyn and Duane Hershey (Ar-Joy Farms), Emilio Folli (Italian Biogas Consortium), and William Sapon (Peoples Gas) for a discussion of opportunities to develop profitable projects in the Renewable Natural Gas sector.
Breakout Session: Pennsylvania’s Next Biorefinery (2-4pm) – Join Tim Winters (CEO, Western New York Energy), Dwayne Brown (XVP, SG Preston), and Fred Moesler (CTO, Renmatix) for an intriguing discussing about the potential for growth in the biorefinery sector in this region. We will discuss technology, economics, and policy needs that will serve as key enablers of biorefinery success.