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Spark Alumni Selected for TAEBC’s “Opportunities in Energy” Speaker Line-Up
The Tennessee Advanced Energy Business Council (TAEBC) has announced 16 speakers for its upcoming “Opportunities in Energy.” The annual event will run from 12 noon to 4 p.m. EST November 16 at The Square Room on Market Square in Downtown Knoxville.
Sessions will include topics ranging from battery partnerships to corporate sustainability to a local Knoxville nonprofit winning the Department of Energy’s (DOE) “Inclusive Energy Innovation Prize.” Those scheduled to speak include:
- Carol Johnston of event sponsor Verizon;
- Stan Johnson of Socially Equally Energy Efficient Development (SEEED), one of 18 organizations across the country that captured funding under the DOE competition;
- Brian Blackmon of the City of Knoxville;
- Don Haynes of Florim USA;
- Anna Douglas of SkyNano;
- Steve Seifried of Ameresco and TAEBC President;
- Jason Loyet of Correlate;
- Betsey Kirk McCall of Seven States Power Corporation;
- Andy White of the City of Maryville;
- Joane Bienvenue of the University of Tennessee-Oak Ridge Innovation Institute;
- Maya Whalen-Kipp of DOE;
- Luke Wilkinson of Silicon Ranch Corporation;
- Michael Lowder of Volkswagen,
- Shawn Bryant of DENSO;
- Cortney Piper, TAEBC Executive Director; and
- Tom Ballard of PYA, inaugural President of TAEBC.
The event is free for TAEBC members, government or elected officials. For non-members, tickets are $25, plus a small additional processing fee. Lunch will be provided. To register, click here.