Iowa Association for Energy Efficiency

Energy Summit 2019 Schedule

 

Wednesday, November 6


4:15-5pm / Prairie Meadows Tour
Exclusive, behind-the-scenes tour of Prairie Meadows and its energy efficiency features
Location: Meet at Registration

5-5:30pm / IAEE Annual Meeting
All are welcome. There will be door prizes.
Location: Skinner B

5:30-7pm / Reception
Meet exhibitors and network with colleagues. 
Sponsored by CLEAResult and Nexant
Location: Exhibit Hall


Thursday, November 7


7:30am / Registration & Continental Breakfast
Sponsored by A-TEC Energy

Beverage Station available all day.
Sponsored by Willdan

8am / Welcome from Iowa Association for Energy Efficiency
Location: Bishop A & B

8:15am / Keynote: Innovating Iowa's Energy Future
Debi Durham—Director, Iowa Economic Development Authority and Iowa Finance Authority
Sponsored by Franklin Energy
Location: Bishop A & B

PDH certificates will be available. 



9:30am / Breakout Session 1


Energy Efficiency and the Grid of the Future (GBCI Approved)
Jason Steinbock—Director of Business Development, Willdan
Moderator: Jeremy Caron—Director of Energy Services, Iowa Association of Municipal Utilities
Location: Skinner A

Q-Sync Motors in Commercial Refrigeration (GBCI Approved)
Joe Zhou—Senior Researcher, Slipstream
Moderator: Joel Logan—Commercial New Construction Program Manager, Willdan
Location: Skinner B

Iowa Energy Office Potpourri
Location: Skinner C

 

10:25am / Breakout Session 2


Utility Energy Efficiency Performance Incentives 
Samarth Medakkar—Policy Associate, Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance
Moderator: Ethan Hohenadel—Regulatory Affairs Specialist, Iowa Association of Electric Cooperatives
Location: Skinner A

High Efficiency Square Pegs for Well-Designed Round Holes (GBCI Approved)
Jacob Serfling—Energy Specialist II, Willdan
Moderator: Don Otto—Owner/General Manager, DPO Construction
Location: Skinner B

Iowa Energy Code: What Does it Mean for You?
Dave Ruffcorn, AIA—Senior Construction/Design Engineer, Iowa Dept. of Public Safety
Location: Skinner C


11:20am / Lunch
Scholarship Awards: Stacy Christoffersen, IAEE Scholarship Selection Committee Chair
Sponsored by Alliant Energy
Location: Bishop A & B

Noon / Keynote: Thriving During Change
Kathleen Riessen—Inspirational Speaker & Business Coach
Sponsored by Franklin Energy
Location: Bishop A & B



12:55pm / Breakout Session 3


Emerging Professionals Workshop
Kathleen Riessen, Inspirational Speaker & Business Coach
Note that this session is not eligible for GBCI or PDH credit.
Sponsored by Iowa Association of Municipal Utilities
Location: Skinner A

HVAC Systems: Effective Design vs. Operations (GBCI Approved)
Josh Heacock—Client Executive/Associate Principal, IMEG Corp
Moderator: Bruce Greiner—Training and Marketing, VHF Sales
Location: Skinner B

Battery Storage in an Energy Efficient Iowa
Panelists from MiEnergy, Iowa State University, and Ideal Energy
Moderator: Ryan Young—Energy Team Project Manager, Iowa Economic Development Authority
Location: Skinner C

 

1:50pm / Breakout Session 4


Emerging Professionals Workshop
Kathleen Riessen, Inspirational Speaker & Business Coach
Note that this session is not eligible for GBCI or PDH credit.
Sponsored by Iowa Association of Municipal Utilities
Location: Skinner A

Energy Efficiency Cost-Effectiveness Testing (GBCI Approved)
Greg Ehrendreich—Research Analyst, Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance
Moderator: Bill Von der Linde—Program Manager and Business Development, A-TEC Energy
Location: Skinner B

Electric Vehicles in Iowa
Stuart Anderson—Iowa DOT, Andrew Lewis—MidAmerican Energy, Gilbert Nunez—Alliant Energy
Location: Skinner C

 

2:45pm / PM Break
Sponsored by The Energy Group
Location: Exhibit Hall

 

2:55pm / Breakout Session 5


Do Your Building Energy Management Programs Spark Joy? (GBCI Approved)
Julie Drennen—Client Relations Manager, Center for Energy and Environment
Molly Janis Smith—Policy Associate, Center for Energy and Environment
Moderator: Andy Pohren—Outreach Coordinator, Nexant
Location: Skinner C

Valuing Energy Efficiency in Real Estate through Transparency (GBCI Approved) 
Natalia Gardocki—Program Associate, Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance
Kara Jonas—Program Manager, Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance
Moderator: Joel Logan, Commercial New Construction Program Manager, Willdan
Location: Skinner C

Energy Efficiency from a Customer's Point of View (GBCI Approved)
Kelly Needles—President & CEO, The Energy Group
Moderator: Ed Rustioni—Outreach Specialist, Franklin Energy
Location: Skinner C

 

3:50pm / Keynote/Wrap-up: Kathleen Riessen
Inspirational Speaker & Business Coach
Sponsored by Franklin Energy
Location: Bishop A & B

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