ATLANTA, March 1, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Energy managers, VPs of operations and facility teams need to address future energy challenges, including the pressure to reduce energy consumption, improve corporate sustainability and enhance their organization's position in the new marketplace. The 28th GLOBALCON Conference & Expo, to be held March 22-23 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, is the one place where decision makers from business, industry, and government can meet to get up to speed on energy and facilities management, HVAC and smart building systems, lighting efficiency, integrated energy solutions, renewable energy and onsite generation.
Presented by the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE), the GLOBALCON 2017 conference program is full of the industry's top experts in the energy marketplace. Among the highlights of this year's featured speakers include:
- Investing in the Future of Energy from Jeffrey Eckel, Chairman, President and CEO, Hannon Armstrong
- Rethinking Energy Procurement: The Expanding Scope of Sustainable Solutions from Bruno Sarda, VP Sustainability, NRG Energy
- Moderated Q&A: Conversation on Campbell's Sustainability Journey from David Stangis, VP Corporate Responsibility and Chief Sustainability Officer, Campbell Soup Company and moderated by Monica Watkins, Deputy Chief, Engineering, Energy & Capital Improvements, Housing Authority of Baltimore City
- Council on Women in Energy & Environmental Leadership, Energy Policy: Opportunities & Challenges from Maria Tikoff Vargas, Director, Better Buildings Challenge and Senior Program Advisor, United States Department of Energy
As a complement to the conference program, the GLOBALCON expo will display technologies helping commercial, industrial, and institutional customers save on their energy costs, upgrading their facilities with innovative solutions, and implementing new or retrofit construction projects which will help drive the new clean energy economy.
Professional training seminars eligible for CEU, LU, and PDH credits will be held in conjunction with the event, covering energy auditing, energy efficiency updates, building commissioning, fundamentals of water efficiency and more, for a full schedule of available training opportunities, visit www.globalconevent.com/seminars.
GLOBALCON is the Northeast's largest energy efficiency conference and exposition addressing new solutions in energy efficiency, energy management, high performance buildings, renewables, and power management technologies. Event sponsors include WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, Philadelphia Gas Works (PGW), The Weather Company, New Jersey Natural Gas and Direct Energy. GLOBALCON will feature more than 45 educational sessions, a council on women in energy breakfast with featured speaker, Maria Tikoff Vargas, Director, DOE Better Buildings Challenge as well as free technical workshops in the expo hall and a facility tour of the Pennsylvania Convention Center showcasing lighting control upgrades.
The Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) is a nonprofit professional society with over 17,500 members in 98 countries. The mission of AEE is "to promote the scientific and educational interests of those engaged in the energy industry and to foster action for Sustainable Development." AEE offers a full array of informational outreach programs including seminars (live, on demand, and internet based), conferences, journals, books, and certification programs. For more about AEE, visit www.aeecenter.org. Follow the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) on LinkedIn, Twitter: @AEE & #GLOBALCON and on Facebook.
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SOURCE Association of Energy Engineers