ATLANTA, Aug. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Energy and facility managers need to address future energy challenges, including the pressure to reduce energy consumption as a result of Global Climate Change Initiatives; the impact of new legislation and executive orders on energy project planning; as well as seeking integrated energy solutions which assure both a secure and affordable energy supply to meet today's and tomorrow's needs. The World Energy Engineering Congress (WEEC), to be held September 30 – October 2, 2015 in Orlando, FL, is designed specifically to facilitate those seeking to expand their knowledge of fast-moving developments in the energy field. The WEEC will cover the total spectrum of energy management and alternative energy technologies for the commercial, institutional, municipal, industrial, and government marketplace. The WEEC is presented by the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) along with Diamond Sponsor, Duke Energy, Silver Sponsors Eaton, Trane, U.S. DOE Better Plants and Bronze Sponsors Bosch, Toyota, and ENERGY STAR among others.
Featured keynote opening session speakers for 2015 will include Dr. Condoleezza Rice, speaking on national security, energy and economic policy, Alex Glenn, Florida State President for Duke Energy, addressing the nation's energy future, Jackie Ogden, Ph.D., Vice President of Animals, Science & Environment, Walt Disney Parks & Resorts, discussing sustainability at Disney along with closing keynote speakers Barry Worthington, Executive Director, United States Energy Association, presenting on the energy policy outlook and Kevin Bright, First Vice Chair, Consortium for Energy Efficiency, speaking on the adoption of energy efficiency. The WEEC conference contains 14 tracks with over 260 speakers from more than 20 different countries. Session topic highlights include: industrial energy management, green and high performance buildings, renewable energy and sustainable development, emerging energy trends, energy security, and new for WEEC this year, the Latin America and Spain energy management symposium covering energy management issues in Latin America and Spain. View the full conference program at www.energycongress.com/conference.
The WEEC will also feature a comprehensive 70,000 ft2 exhibition of the world's most promising new technologies along with a full line-up of CEU and PDH qualifying seminars on a variety of current topics including energy auditing, water efficiency, measurement and verification, lighting efficiency, power quality and more. Special events at WEEC include a free Council for Women in Energy & Environmental Leadership (CWEEL) networking breakfast that focuses on developing a prominent voice for women in the energy industry, an International Awards Banquet that recognizes individuals and companies that have demonstrated notable contributions to the energy profession, and the Legends in Energy event, a networking dinner for international delegates, view full details for all events at www.energycongress.com/specialevents.
For the full conference program, visit energycongress.com/conference or view the show website at, http://www.energycongress.com/ and register for a complimentary expo pass. Be sure to follow along @AEE #WEEC for live event updates.
Dates: September 30-October 2, 2015
Location: Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL
For more information on the World Energy Engineering Congress, please contact Michelle Whitlock at (770) 447-5083 ext. 229 or email@example.com
SOURCE Association of Energy Engineers