Iowa Association for Energy Efficiency

2021 Call for Abstracts

Calling All Energy Efficiency Advocates! 

This year's Iowa Energy Summit is scheduled for November 9-10, 2021 at the Meadows Events and Conference Center in Altoona, Iowa. The IAEE conference committee invites you to submit your presentation abstract(s).  

What are we looking for?

  • Interactive, engaging, tested and innovative presentations to provide a comprehensive experience for Summit attendees and further the mission of IAEE.
  • Hot Topics 
    • Post-derecho analysis, effects and lessons 
    • EVs
    • Incorporation of safety into energy efficiency: How has COVID impacted the production/use of sanitization and purification equipment, UV LEDs, mechanical systems, etc.?
    • Strategic Energy Management 
    • EE occupancy minimum vs. occupancy maximum in buildings during a national event
    • Impacts of increased construction material costs on EE improvements 
    • EE improvements and methodology for refrigeration systems 
  • Presentations offering CEUs 
  • Multiple session formats (oral presentations, panel discussion, hands-on experiences, etc.)

IAEE is actively planning the 2021 Iowa Energy Summit and hopes to hold an in-person event. There will mostly likely be a virtual participation opportunity as well. Details to be finalized later this summer. 

What to expect as a 2021 IAEE Summit presenter?  

  • Presenters will gain exposure to a diverse audience of professionals at the conference as well as in pre-conference promotions where the presenter's bio and presentation topic will be listed.
  • Time and format: prepare a 50-minute session including presentation and questions. Note: Some flexibility with time and format is possible.  
  • For poster presentations: prepare a poster to be displayed around the exhibit area for the duration of the Summit. 
  • We require that each abstract submitted include a lead presenter as the primary contact. Each accepted session or poster will be given one free conference registration. 
  • The deadline for submitting an abstract is Friday, June 25, 2021.

Abstract Submission Form


For more information, contact Meggan Boyle:

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