Building Florida’s Clean Energy Future through Conservation, Efficiency and Technology
Tuesday, November 27, 2012 from 11:30 AM to 2:00 PM (EST)
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November 27, 2012 | FIU Downtown on Brickell
1101 Brickell Avenue, Miami, FL, Dining Hall 235 (North Tower)
Registration 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM | Program 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Please join us for the first of four energy conferences sponsored by Florida Power & Light Company in conjunction with the Global Energy Security Forum of the School for International and Public Affairs (SIPA) of FIU. In this first conference of the series we will be examining how technology, conservation and efficiency in energy can address many issues of climate change and global warming while leading us toward developing commercially viable alternatives for greener and more sustainable energy. The speakers and topics will be:
Expanding Clean Transportation: Drive Electric Florida
Christine Heshmati - Coordinator, Florida Gold Coast Clean Cities Coalition
Policy to Support Innovation:
How Smart Grid, Energy Efficiency and Innovation meet Florida's Policy Goals
Jeremy L. Susac - Principal, Real Energy Strategies Group
Modernizing the Electric Grid: Empowering Customers to Control Their Energy Future.
Additional Emphasis on Enhanced Reliability, Safety and Privacy.
Blanca Perez - Manager, Smart Grid Solutions and Meter Operations - Florida Power & Light Company
The session will be hosted by Dr. Edward Glab, Director of the Global Energy Forum. There will be ample time for questions and comments from the audience following the presentations.
Lunch will be served. The event is free and open to the public, but RSVP is required. The deadline to RSVP is November 21, 2012. For more information, call 305-348-7266.
Location of the FIU Brickell Facility:
1101 Brickell Avenue
Dining Hall 235 (North Tower)
Miami, FL 33131
Parking is available through the parking garage, which is accessible through SE 11 Street - off of Brickell Avenue. Guests are requested to park on the 5th floor or higher. Please bring parking tickets to event to have tickets validated for free parking.
To access the second floor please use the North Tower entrance to the right of the entrance of the parking garage (near the construction), and take the elevators up.
When & Where
Global Energy Security Forum, FIU School of International and Public Affairs
The Global Energy Security Forum at Florida International University is a multi-disciplinary effort of the School of International and Public Affairs in collaboration with the College of Engineering's Applied Research Center and the College of Business Administration. The objective of the Forum is to advance energy security through efficiency, diversification, and sustainability.