With the need for residents and businesses to reduce their use of fossil fuels sooner rather than later, this one-day workshop focuses on current and future energy trends in Iowa. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn from and network with energy experts, consultants, industry professionals and government agencies with the goal of elevating the energy conversation in Iowa.
Date: Thursday, May 4
Time: 8:15 am - 4:00 pm (Registration opens at 8:15 am)
Location: West Des Moines Marriott
1250 Jordan Creek Parkway
West Des Moines, IA 50266
$60/person for IAEE Members ONLY
*If cost is a barrier to attendance, scholarships are available on a case by case basis. Contact Dan Nickey for more information
Agenda Session Titles have been added!
- Is a 100% renewable grid in our future?
- Energy Efficiency technologies of the future
- The future of RNG as an energy source in Iowa
- Building a sustainable and reliable grid
- How to solve the EV challenge
- IRA: How will the state implement these funds
- What are utilities and the State doing to promote energy efficiency in the future?
Keynote Speaker: Robert Bryce
Mr. Bryce is a Texas-based author, journalist, film producer, and podcaster. The host of the Power Hungry Podcast, Bryce has been writing about energy, power, innovation, and politics for more than 30 years. His articles have appeared in a myriad of publications including the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Forbes, Time, Austin Chronicle, and Sydney Morning Herald. His sixth book, A Question of Power: Electricity and the Wealth of Nations, was published in 2020 by PublicAffairs. He is also the producer of a feature-length documentary film: Juice: How Electricity Explains the World, which is available on iTunes, Amazon Prime, and numerous other streaming platforms. He lives in Austin with his wife, Lorin, who is an art teacher, photographer, and master potter.
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Testimonials from 2022 Attendees
This was a very interesting workshop and I appreciate the work that went into it.
I thought it went well and received a number of calls and emails after the event to connect and share additional information."
I really enjoyed this event and the opportunity to connect with a number of people.