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Energy Summit 2014

West Virginia 2014 Energy Summit
West Virginia:
Committed to a Sound Energy Future

Hosted By:
West Virginia Governor’s Office
West Virginia Department of Commerce
Stonewall Resort - Roanoke, West Virginia
October 23-24, 2014
Tentative Agenda

Day one: Thursday, Oct. 23

11 a.m.            Registration

Noon                Lunch

                        Introductions
                                  Jeff Herholdt, director
                                  W.Va. Division of Energy

                        Congressional Welcomes

1 p.m.              1. TBD

1:20 p.m.         2. “Clean Power Plan Rule – Impacts”
                                  U.S. Chamber of Commerce (invited)

1:40 p.m.         3. “Status of Coal Industry in West Virginia”
                                  Bill Raney, president
                                  W.Va. Coal Association

2 p.m.              4. “Marketing of Post-Mined Lands”
                                  Frank Betz, executive director/CEO
                                  Rahall Transportation Institute

2:20 p.m.         5. “Electricity Distribution in Northern West Virginia”
                                  Holly Kauffman, president
                                  First Energy WV

2:40 p.m.         6. “Cove Point LNG Export Project Update”
                                  Bruce McKay, managing director, federal affairs
                                  Dominion

3 p.m.              7. “E3 Services”
                                  Jerry Biser, director
                                  W.Va. Manufacturing Extension Partnership                                  WVU Industrial Extension

3:20 p.m.         8. “2012 Energy Flow Chart
                                  Christine Risch, director of resource and energy                                   economics
                                  Center for Business and Economic Research
                                  Marshall University

3:40 p.m.         9. “Transgas”
                                  Randy Harris, title
                                  Organization

4 p.m.              10. “Benefits of Alternative Energy (Solar)”
                                  James Solano, CEO
                                  Brian Dick, vice president, technology
                                  STF Group Inc.

4:20 p.m.         11. “Appalachian Petroleum Technology Training                         Center”
                                  Paul Schreffler, vice president
                                  Pierpont Community and Technical College
                                  Mike Koon, vice president
                                  West Virginia Northern Community and
                                  Technical College

4:40 p.m.         12. “The ARCEE Project:  Re-Imagining Residential
                        Home Building in WV for the 21st Century”
                                  Sheila Coleman-Castells, Senior Consultant and                                   Project Manager
                                  Christopher Ilardi, Project Director
                                  Appalachian Residential Consortium for Energy                                   Efficiency (ARCEE)
                                  West Virginia Home Builders Association                                               Charitable Fund

5 p.m.              Adjourn

6 p.m.              “Odyssey: National Alternative Fuel Vehicle Day”
                        National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium
                                  **Buffet dinner provided**
                                  Welcome
                                       Jeff Herholdt, director
                                       W.Va. Division of Energy                                                                      Opening remarks
                                       Corky DeMarco, executive director
                                       W.Va. Oil and Natural Gas Association

                                  Alternative fuels
                                       William Davis, director
                                       National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium

6:20 p.m.         Dinner

6:45 p.m.         National AFV Day Odyssey Presentation
                                  Bill Davis, director
                                  National Alternative Fuels Training
                                 
Consortium

                        WV Clean State 20-year Anniversary
                        Celebration

                                  Kelly Bragg, co-coordinator
                                  W.Va. Clean State Program

7 p.m.              Panel Discussion: Making it Happen in WV – Past,                         Present, and Future
                                  Bill Davis, director, NAFTC (MC)
                                  Corky Demarco, executive director, WVONGA
                                  Kelly Bragg, co-coordinator, W.Va. Clean State
                                  Program
                                  T.J. Meadows, ‎CNG business development manager,
                                  IGS/CNG
                                  Bret Chandler, managing director, Propane Fuel
                                  Technologies
                                  Rick Blankenship, health and safety manager, Antero
                                  Resources
                                  Judy Moore, assistant director –
                                  communications/outreach, NAFTC

National AFV Day Odyssey and WV Clean State Program
displays available during and after evening event.

West Virginia: Committed to a Sound Energy Future
Day two: Friday, Oct. 24

8:30 a.m.        Introductions
                                   Jeff Herholdt, director
                                  W.Va. Division of Energy

                        Congressional Welcomes

9 a.m.              13. “Energy Markets, Energy Policy and Coal:
                        Implications for Coal-Dependent Economies”
                                   Mike Hicks, Ph.D.
                                   Ball State University
                                   Mark Burton, director, transportation economics
                                    Center for Transportation Research
                                   The University of Tennessee

9:20 a.m.         14. “Moundsville Power, LLC”
                                   Andrew Dorn Jr., member
                                   Drew Dorn, member
                                   Moundsville Power, LLC

9:40 a.m.         15. “Promoting TransTech Start-Ups”
                                   Caulton L. Irwin (Carl), division director
                                   TransTech/IOF-WV
                                   WVU National Research Center for Coal and
                                   Energy

10 a.m.            16. “Industrial Energy Efficiency Activities in West                         Virginia”
                                   Bhaskaran Gopalakrishnan
                                   Professor and Director of the Industrial                                                 Assessment Center
                                   West Virginia University

10:20 a.m.       17. “Leer Mine: A State of the Art Met Mine in
                        Northern Appalachia”

                                   Russ Lorince, vice president, external affairs
                                   Arch Coal

10:40 a.m.       18. “Small-scale Solar and Wind in the Mountain                          State”
                                   Matt Sherald, owner
                                   PIMBY Energy LLC

11 a.m.            19. “Pipeline Impacts”
                                   Thomas Minney, director
                                   Central Appalachians Program
                                   The Nature Conservancy

11:20 a.m.       20. “Overview of Coal Conversion by Fischer Tropsch
                        Technology to Liquid Fuels Production”
                                   Dr. Burtron H. Davis, associate director
                                   Uschi Graham, principal research scientist
                                   Center for Applied Energy Research
                                   University of Kentucky
                        21. “CO2 utilization”
                                   Uschi Graham, principal research scientist
                                   Center for Applied Energy Research
                                   University of Kentucky

Noon               Lunch

1 p.m.              Adjourn