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Dickinson State University

Energy Technology August 8 - 10, 2010

Energy Impact Symposium


KEYNOTE SPEAKERS Dr. Wade Adams

Honorable Gary Mar

Houston, TX

Washington, DC

Kateri Callahan

Bob Percopo

Washington, DC

New York, NY

Honorable Byron Dorgan

Jason Pontin

Bismarck, ND

Boston, MA

Rebecca Harrell Tickell

Josh Tickell

Director Richard E. Smalley Institute for Nanoscale Science and Technology, Rice University

President Alliance to Save Energy

Minister-Counsellor Government of Alberta Embassy of Canada

Executive Vice President of Investments Chartis

United States Senator for North Dakota

Author Producer of FUEL Venice, CA

Editor in Chief and Publisher Technology Review

Author of From the Fryer to the Fuel Tank and Biodiesel America Director of FUEL Venice, CA

ENERGY EXPERTS AND PANELISTS Dr. Steve Benson

Sandra Broekema

Grand Forks, ND

Maple Grove, MN

Joel Bleth

Charlie Bullinger

Dickinson, ND

Bismarck, ND

Professor Chemical Engeneering University of North Dakota

President and CEO Solar Bee

Manager of Business Development Great River Energy

Senior Principle Engineer Great River Energy

Brad Crabtree

Policy Director Great Plains Institute

John A. Harju

Ashley, ND

Associate Director for Research Energy and Environmental Research Center

Tom Erickson

Tom Hoffman

Grand Forks, ND

Pittsburgh, PA

Associate Director for Research Energy and Environmental Research Center

Grand Forks, ND

Retired Senior Vice President for External Affairs CONSOL Energy, Inc.


Energy Technology August 8 - 10, 2010

SYMPOSIUM SCHEDULE SUNDAY, AUGUST 8 6:30 p.m. Screening of FUEL, award winning documentary Josh Tickell and Rebecca Harrell Tickell MONDAY, AUGUST 9 8:30 a.m. Miracle Innovations in Energy, Jason Pontin 10:15 a.m. Change your Fuel, Change the World Josh Tickell and Rebecca Harrell Tickell 11:15 a.m. Alternative Fuels Ryan Christensen, Tom Erickson, Rebecca Harrell Tickell, Josh Tickell 12:30 p.m. Lunch Energy Efficiency, Kateri Callahan 2:00 p.m. Clean Coal Technology in North Dakota Charlie Bullinger, Tom Erickson, John Harju, Mike Jones, Paul Quist 5:00 p.m. Spotlight on Local Energy Entrepreneurs, Joel Bleth, Paul Steffes 7:00 p.m. Dinner Nanotech Applications in Energy, Dr. Wade Adams

“A comprehensive and entertaining look at energy in America: a history of where we have been, our present predicament and a solution to our dependence on foreign oil.”

TUESDAY, AUGUST 10 8:00 a.m. News from the North, Gary Mar 9:00 a.m. Reflections on Day One, Tom Hoffman 10:00 a.m. Technologies in Renewable Resources Dr. Steve Benson, Sandra Broekema, Jeremy Woeste 11:15 a.m. Energy Project Analysis, Bob Percopo 12:30 p.m. Lunch What Does Technology Mean for North Dakota…Where Do We Go from Here? Tom Hoffman (Moderator), Shawn Kessel, Honorable Shirley Meyer, Paul Steffes, Honorable Rich Wardner, Shawn Wenko 2:00 p.m. Depart for TOURS (Optional) 2:15 p.m. Steffes Corporation 3:45 p.m. Solar Bee

Mike Jones

Vice President of Research & Development North Dakota Lignite Energy Council

Bismarck, ND Shawn Kessel

City Administrator City of Dickinson

Dickinson, ND

Honorable Shirley Meyer State Representative North Dakota House of Representatives

Paul Steffes

CEO Steffes Corporation

Shawn Wenko

Dickinson, ND

Workforce Attraction Specialist Williston Economic Development Office

Paul Quist

Honorable Rich Wardner

Jeremy Woeste

Bismarck, ND

Dickinson, ND

Dickinson, ND

Market Development Manager Dakota Gasification Company

State Senator North Dakota State Senate

Williston, ND

Alternative Technologies Coordinator Basin Electric Power Cooperative

Bismarck, ND


$100.00 REGISTRATION FEE includes all meals and refreshments and must be submitted with registration. EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION The first 100 paid registrants will receive a copy of Josh Tickell’s book! REGISTRATION OPTIONS  online with credit card www.dickinsonstate.edu/energy  by phone Toll Free: (866) 496-8797 • Phone: (701) 483-2754

THE REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS MONDAY, AUGUST 2.

HOTEL INFORMATION A block of rooms has been reserved until Monday, July 23, at each of the following: AmericInn 229 15th Street West (701) 225-1400 Days Inn 532 15th Street West (701) 483-5600 Comfort Inn 493 Elks Drive (701) 264-7300 Quality Inn 71 West Museum Drive (701) 225-9510 Please refer to the Energy Symposium block to get the special rate. PARKING Non-restricted parking on Dickinson State University’s campus will be available. SYMPOSIUM TERMS AND CONDITIONS By registering for this symposium, you acknowledge that Dickinson State University is not liable for any personal injury or damage to or loss of personal property suffered or incurred before, during or after the symposium. You also acknowledge that some or the entire symposium may be recorded and that photographers may be present at the symposium. You agree the any likeness of you captured in connection with recording or photography at the symposium will be the property of, and may be reproduced and used by, Dickinson State University and/or the Energy Impact Symposia Steering Committee for any lawful purposes. CANCELLATION POLICY Cancellations must be in writing and received by Monday, August 2. Cancellations received after August 2 will not be refunded. There is no charge for participant substitutions.

For more information, please contact Joanne Beckman Email: Joanne.Beckman@dickinsonstate.edu Phone: (701) 483-2754 ∙ Toll Free: 1-866-496-8797


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