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2014 Renewable Energy Conference

Fourth Annual Renewable Energy Conference
September 19th, 2014, 8.30 AM – 4.00 PM
Mockingbird room, Reng Student Union, Arkansas State University

Conference overview

This conference will feature invited speakers from industry, research, outreach, and education communities in the emerging areas of renewable energy, energy policy, energy conservation and efficiency. Experts will provide overview of current efforts and challenges in various areas of renewable energy. This conference would also provide an opportunity for the researchers in different sectors of renewable energy to present their work.

Registration has ended.

Call for papers and posters

Papers are solicited within the broad scope of renewable energy and energy efficiency. Subject areas of interest include biomass feed stocks and biofuels, conversion and processing methods for bio-based products, materials and methods for harnessing solar energy, solar photovoltaics, nanomaterial in energy applications, hydrogen production, advances and applications of wind energy, energy conservation and efficiency, energy transmission and distribution, and energy economics.

Submitting Papers & Posters

If you plan to present a paper or poster, please submit an abstract of 100-200 words via e-mail to rsharma@astate.edu by September 12th, 2014. In the header of the abstract include the name, affiliation, and e-mail address of each presenter and the title of the paper. The presenters must register by the registration deadline.

Deadline: Abstracts must be received by 5.00 PM CST on September 12th, 2014

For additional information contact:
Dr. Rajesh Sharma
Phone: 870.972.2270

Confirmed speakers include Marvin Burchfield, vice president, Solid Fuel Business Unit, FSE Energy, Covington, La.; William Ball, president, Natural Environments Inc. and owner, Stellar Sun, Little Rock; Tami Hornbeck, director of entrepreneurship initiatives, Alt consulting, and Ralph Relyea, mayor of DeWitt.

Others are Lance  Orton, energy efficiency consultant, Center Point Energy; Douglas Hutchings, CEO Picasolar Inc, Fayetteville; Frank Kelly, president, Solar Source Consulting and chairman, Arkansas Renewable Energy Association, Little Rock; and Priyanka Mahale, Arizona State University.

The speaker line-up also includes Darin Nutter, director of Arkansas Industrial Energy Clearinghouse and professor, department of mechanical engineering, University of Arkansas; Dan Mickelson, director of client services, Arkansas Manufacturing Solutions, Fayetteville; Shawn Brewer, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Little Rock, and Sandeep Pednekar, CEO, Advent Enterprises, Memphis.

Co-sponsored by: CenterPoint Energy, Craighead County Electric Cooperative Corporation, Clean Line Energy Partners


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