Exploring the Energy Future: Gateways to Innovation and Implementation Strategies at Upcoming Energy Management Congress

May 05, 2015, 14:00 ET from Association of Energy Engineers

ATLANTA, May 5, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Western region is at the forefront for developing clean energy strategies and energy efficiency programs and standards. To bolster this initiative the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) has teamed up with host Southern California Edison and sponsors Siemens and the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) to present the 33rd West Coast Energy Management Congress (EMC). The West Coast EMC is the premier energy conference and exposition held in the western U.S. detailing the latest policy and technological advances for the energy industry. EMC 2015 features a multi-track conference program and expo to be held June 3-4, 2015 at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, CA.

At the West Coast Energy Management Congress, attendees gain the tools they need to stay competitive in the fast changing energy management and renewable energy marketplace. Featured keynote speakers include Kevin Payne, Senior Vice President of Customer Service, Southern California Edison, providing a "Welcome from Host Sponsor SCE", Pedro J. Pizarro, President, Southern California Edison, discussing "The Future of the Electricity Industry", Amanda Simpson, Executive Director, Army Office of Energy Initiatives, presenting on "Army Energy Initiatives", and Andrew McAllister, Commissioner, California Energy Commission, speaking on "Cutting Edge Trends in Energy". The EMC 2015 Conference Highlights include: Energy Policy & Incentives, High Performance & Green Buildings, Energy Management Programs & Strategies, and Maximizing Energy Resources; view conference detail at: www.energyevent.com/conference.

The West Coast EMC will also feature a full line-up of in-depth seminars on a variety of current topics, such as, fundamentals of energy auditing, effective water management, basics of distributed generation & onsite CHP, along with a comprehensive exhibition of the world's most promising new technologies on display. Popular additions to EMC include free expo hall workshops, available to all EMC expo and conference attendees, a free ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager Benchmarking Workshop, the Council on Women in Energy & the Environment (CWEEL) breakfast featuring speaker Lisa Cagnolatti, Vice President, Business Customer Division & Customer Service Safety, Southern California Edison, and the AEE Southern California Chapter Luncheon, featuring speaker Maria Mehranian, Managing Partner and Chief Financial Officer for Cordoba Corporation, a Los Angeles based civil engineering and construction management firm specializing in water, energy, transportation, and education facility infrastructure. View full details on special events at www.energyevent.com/specialevents.

The West Coast EMC is the largest energy conference and technology expo held in the west, specifically for commercial, industrial, institutional and government energy users. It brings together the top experts in all areas of the field to help you set a clear, optimum path to energy efficiency, facility optimization and sustainability, as well as innovative solutions to improve your return on investment. View full event details at the show website, http://www.energyevent.com/and for a FREE Expo Pass, click link for complimentary online registration, http://www.energyevent.com/freeexpopass

About AEE: The Association of Energy Engineers (AEE), a professional association, is augmented by itsstrong membership base of over 17,000 professionals in 90 countries and its widely recognized energy certification program inthefields of energy engineering and energy management, renewable and alternative energy, power generation, energy services, sustainability, and all related areas. AEE's networkof 95 local chapters located throughout the U.S. and abroad meet regularly to discuss issues of regional importance.

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Dates: June 3-4, 2015
Location: Long Beach Convention Center, Hall B, Long Beach, CA
Website: http://www.energyevent.com


SOURCE Association of Energy Engineers