LAS VEGAS, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Young Professionals in Energy International Summit today announced new speakers for its international conference, to be held April 8-10, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada at the Tropicana Hotel.
Keynoting the conference on April 9 is Ray Dempsey, Jr., Vice President of Government & Public Affairs for BP America, Inc. Mr. Dempsey's keynote is titled "Meeting Our Challenges: BP and the Future of Energy."
The Sunday, April 10 keynote speaker at the YPE Summit is Tanya Bryja, Energy and Technology Advisor of Exxon Mobil Corporation. Ms. Bryja will be discussing how energy is critical to economic growth, development and social welfare.
Also speaking on April 10 is Paul Dickerson, former COO U.S. Dept. of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy and a partner in the Haynes & Boone law firm's Cleantech Practice Group.
The conference will also feature panel discussions around alternative energy resources, utility and smart grid issues, and electric vehicles. Executives from Nissan, Shell, Southern California Edison, the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), GM and more have been confirmed for the first round of speakers.
The YPE Summit is sponsored by Phillips Energy Partners, Foley & Lardner LLP, NV Energy, Oxford Princeton Programme, Nevada Commission on Economic Development, Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P., Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, Holland & Hart LLP and NGP Energy Capital Management.
Register for the Event
To register for the YPE International Summit, go to www.ypenergysummit.org. For sponsorship and exhibition information, please call (323) 665-8068 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Attorneys and judges will receive 6.0 hours of continuing legal education credit, while the American Assn. of Professional Landsmen also offers six hours of certified credits.
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