Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Updated: USMC Energy Summit: 13 August 2009

31 Jul 09 Update: Here's a link you can follow for more info on this conference as well as to register in advance.


A one-day energy summit has been announced, open to all who care to attend. It's titled: "Lightening the Load--Reducing the Footprint in the Expeditionary Environment - A National Security Imperative for Success." Here's more info from the announcement:
The Commandant of the Corps is hosting a one day Energy Summit to elevate awareness and understanding of what the Marine Corps is doing to reduce energy consumption and reliance on fossil fuels, what we are experimenting with, and what our energy challenges are. The topics discussed will cover operating in a expeditionary environment (lightening the load, reducing energy inefficient battlefield designs), and energy challenges at installations (attaining self sufficiency, sustainability, and reducing installation vulnerabilities).
Keynote Speakers include: National Security Advisor, Gen (ret) James L. Jones (invited), Secretary of the Navy, The Honorable Raymond Edwin Mabus, and Commandant of the Marine Corps, Gen James T. Conway
Location: Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill.

No comments: