2016 Kansas Energy Conference
Sept. 13-14, 2016
DoubleTree by Hilton Wichita Airport
Thank you for attending the 2016 Kansas Energy Conference. To access presentations, please click on the title links below.
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
7:30 a.m. Registration Opens
8:30 a.m. Opening Welcome
8:45 - 9:45 a.m. General Session - Martin Rosenberg, Editor-In-Chief, The Energy Times
Energy Outlook: What does the future hold?
9:45 - 10:30 a.m. Break - Exhibits Open
10:30 a.m. - Noon, Breakout Sessions # 1
- Public Sustainability Programs, in this session we will look at what local, state and federal government entities are doing to help curb their utility costs and up the green factor thru wind, solar, wastewater and other renewable fuels.
Wind representatives from commercial, agriculture consumer and transmission wind industry will present on current projects and environmental implications that are impacting the Kansas Wind industry.
Noon - 1:30 p.m., Lunch
1:30 - 3 p.m., Breakout Sessions # 2
- Everything New Under the Sun will focus on solar projects that are happening in and around the state of Kansas.
Go Green, Save Green will offer insight into several energy efficiency programs and services that help businesses and communities keep their operations as efficient as possible.
3 - 3:45 p.m. Break - Exhibits Open
3:45 - 4:45 p.m. General Session - Scott Rooks, Division Facility Engineering Manager - Dillons Stores. "Commitment to Sustainability: Striving to make a difference."
4:45 - 6 p.m. Reception - Exhibits Open
Wednesday, September 14, 2016
8 - 9:30 a.m. Registration & Continental Breakfast - Exhibits Open
9:15 a.m. Welcome - Governor Brownback
9:30 - 10:30 a.m. General Session - Energy Listening Tour
- Moderator: Britton Gibson, Polsinelli
- Chris Allen, Office of U.S. Senator Pat Roberts
- Jeff McClanahan, Kansas Corporation Commission
- Chris Sewell, City of Wichita
10:30 - Noon, Breakout Sessions # 3
- Now that great advances have been made in th production of renewable energy, where and how do we store the excess energy produced by successful generation? During the Renewable Energy Storage session, we will look at several current technologies or models that are addressing this need.
- While Oil & Gas production has been a mainstay of the Kansas economy for decades, today’s environmental concerns are driving new innovations within the industry.
Noon, Conference Concludes
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