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MEDIA ADVISORY  April 19, 2011


Melissa Corley
301 405 6501

WHAT: Opportunity to gain latest knowledge, ask questions concerning issues of strong public interest.

Our goal: Engage participants in discussions on energy security and safety, energy financing, energy trends and advances, and student initiatives here and abroad.

Events include:

  • Presentations by Liz Porter, Lockheed Martin Vice President for New Business Initiatives; Anne Eisele, Maryland Energy Administration Chief of Staff; Nate Greenberg, Business Development Manager, Washington Gas Energy Services/Standard Solar; and UM's Solar Decathlon and Engineers Without Borders student teams.
  • Patricia Dehmer, Deputy Directory for Science Programs at the U.S. Department of Energy, will deliver the keynote address.
  • Attendees will be able to tour displays featuring faculty and student work and programs of local energy-focused organizations.
  • The afternoon will feature brief overviews of the work of Clark School, university and local researchers, providing quick snapshots of the latest energy ideas.

WHO: Clark School faculty members and students, and interested faculty members and students from other University of Maryland schools, along with guest speakers and attendees from government and industry.

WHEN: Friday, April 22, 2011--Earth Day
9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Detailed agenda

WHERE: Jeong H. Kim Engineering Building (please call ahead for parking information)
A. James Clark School of Engineering
University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742