Implementing Sustainability – Energy and Environmental Management & Best Practices Conference AGENDA 2018

Tuesday September 11, 2018

7:00 AM MEETING REGISTRATION (Full Hot Breakfast provided)
8:00 Welcome and Introduction, Mike Zebell, Environmental Resources Management, Chairman
8:15 Industrial and Institutional Energy 101 — Overview, Joel Bluestein, ICF International
9:00 Dow Jones Sustainability Index, Jessica Urdangarin, Environmental Resources Management
9:45 State Perspective, Hussain Waheed, Maryland Department of the Environment
10:30 DOE North American Supply Chain – ISO 50001 Implementations and Lessons Learned, Jay Wrobel, DOE
11:15 Energy Star and Lessons Learned – ISO 14001 Implementation, Neeharika Naik-Dhungel, EPA
12:00 BUFFET LUNCH (Provided)


1:00 Industrial Energy 2018 – Energy, Environment, Finance and the Millenniums Bob Bessette, CIBO
1:30 The State of the US Electricity Markets, Dan Skowronski, Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr
2:00 Combined Heat and Power Application Possibilities, Dale Louda, US CHPA
2:30 Energy Solutions for the Next Generation (The Total Plant), Mark Bitto, ABB Inc
3:30 A Case Study in the Application of Resiliency, Jeremy Bero, HDR
A View into the World of Technical Application Possibilities
4:00 Enabling Flexible Energy, George (Geo) Richard, NETL
4:30 Developing Advanced Sensor Technologies for Existing Plants, Benjamin (Ben) Chorpening, NETL
5:00 System Identification to Detect Operational Drifting in Power Generation Equipment, Paolo Pezzini, NETL
5:30 Adjourn
6:00 to 6:30 No Host Reception

Dinner on your own

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

7:00 AM MEETING REGISTRATION (Full Hot Breakfast provided)
7:30 CHP Considerations 101, Carl Bozzuto, Consultant
8:00 Battery Backup and Storage – the State of the Technology and Applications, Marissa Gillett, Energy Storage
8:30 Accelerating Energy Projects: Shortcutting time from Technology Vetting to Start-up, Nate Turner, Nline Energy Inc
9:00 Case Studies for Implementing Sustainability Plans
9;00 #1 Eastman Chemical Company, Sharon Nolen
10:00 #2 Notre Dame University, Paul Kempf
10:45 #3 The Dow Chemical Company, Frederick (Fred) P. Fendt
11:30 #4 Preferred Utilities, Dan Wallace
12:00 BUFFET LUNCH (provided)
12:30 Case Study and Sustainability, Jim Powell, Mostardi Platt
1:00 Case Study, William (Bill) Gurski and Don Guzzetta, The Power Experts
2:00 General Discussion – Where do we go from here?
3:00 Meeting Adjourns