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Posted on: September 27, 2011

Gov. Brownback Announces Economic Summit on Energy

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback announced today his administration will host the Governor’s Economic Summit on Energy on Oct. 4 at the Hyatt Regencyin Wichita. The summit will be the eighth in a series of summits the Governor’s administration is holding focused on growing the Kansas economy and creating jobs.

This summit will bring together state and industry leaders as well as a variety of stakeholders from across Kansas to discuss the growth and economic development of renewable energy, traditional energy and utility transmission in the state of Kansas. Presentations will be given by representatives with Black & Veatch, Shell Oil Company, Siemens Wind Power and Westar Energy prior to a roundtable discussion lead by Brownback.

The summit is open to the public. Kansans wanting to attend may pre-register by contacting the Kansas Department of Commerce's Diana Feldhausen at (785) 296-2994 or dfeldhausen@kansascommerce.com. Any individual with a disability may request accommodation by close of business Sept. 30 by contacting the Governor’s office at (785) 368-7138 or media@ks.gov.

Credential members of the media wanting to attend should RSVP to (785) 368-7138 or media@ks.gov.

WHAT: Governor’s Economic Summit on Energy.

WHO: Gov. Sam Brownback, cabinet secretaries, and energy industry leaders and stakeholders.

WHEN/WHERE: 8:30 a.m, Oct. 4, Hyatt Regency, 400 W. Waterman, Wichita, Kan. 67202

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