The 2007 Alternative Energy Summit

Powering Florida's Energy Independence

 

Congressman Tim Mahoney, Honorary Summit Chair

 

The Jupiter Beach Resort, Jupiter, Florida

August 27, 2007

 

Summit Agenda

 

Agenda

Audio File

8:00 am     

Welcome

These recordings were made with a simple recorder.  They are not high quality, but you will be able to follow the discussions.

Les Croland, Edwards

Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP

 

Congressman Tim Mahoney, Chair

 ( not included; recording quality was very low )

 

 

8:10 am       

Why Florida Should Lead in Sustainable Energy

 

Eric Wachsman, University of Florida

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9:00 am       

Cutting Edge Research in Alternative Energy

University and industry experts will discuss existing and prospective research efforts in all sectors of alternative energy.

 

David Day, University of Florida

 

James Fenton, Univ of Central Florida

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David Roelant, FL International Univ

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Lonnie Ingram, University of Florida

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Rick Driscoll, Florida Atlantic Univ

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10:15 am      

Available Alternative Energy Sources

 

University and business sector representatives will discuss currently available commercial alternative energy sources.

 

Walter McCracken, SRI International

 

Bob Shannon, Siemens Power

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Dr. Ali Haghighat, University of Florida

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Henriette Gurri McBee, Florida Power & Light

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David Stewart, Citrus Energy LLC

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11:15 am

Funding for Alternative Energy Sources

 

Prominent investors in alternative energy projects will discuss current trends in investing in alternative energy and the hot areas for future investment.

 

Les Croland, Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP

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Rudy Scarito, Canaccord Adams

 

Richard Brand, Cornell Capital

 

Tanya Marvin-Horrowitz, Trinity Development Group

 

 

 

12:00 pm     

Luncheon and Keynote Speaker

 

Congressman Tim Mahoney

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 ( missing first half of presentation )

1:30 pm      

State and Federal Government Support for Research and Development of Alternative Energy Sources

 

Government representatives will discuss future legislation and possible funding opportunities for alternative energy projects.

 

Cindy Thyfault, Westar Trade Resources

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Jay Levenstein, FL Dept of Ag. & Consumer Services

 

Roxanne Dempsey, U.S. Department of Energy

 

 

 

2:30 pm      

Closing Remarks

 

Congressman Tim Mahoney