Energy Conference

Presentations from over 220 industry leaders spanning 3 days and 14 tracks.

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Government Energy Leader

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Wednesday September 25th | 9 am – 4 pm

Thursday September 26th | 9 am – 4 pm

Friday September 27th | 9 am – 1 pm

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Opening Session Introduction

Bill Kent

Keynote Speakers

The conference opens with powerful speakers providing insight into global energy policy, strategies, leadership and innovation. Key speakers are also featured at the AEE local chapter and CWEEL special events.

Opening Session Speaker

Christiana Figueres

Opening Session Speaker

Peggy Liu

Keynote Luncheon Speaker

Robert Swan

CWEEL Breakfast Speaker

Denise Turner

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Earn 1.2 CEU | 2.4 AEE Credits | 12 PDH

The conference is your chance to learn about the latest developments from business, industry and government sectors. It provides you with multiple opportunities for networking with your peers, or meeting with potential vendors and business partners. You also earn AEE Credits, Continuing Education Units and Professional Development Hours for recertification or continued education.

Conference Tracks

It’s Your Conference

The conference is held over 3 days, with 14+ tracks, 56 sessions, and over 220 individual speakers. That’s a lot of choice. You decide which sessions to attend based on your professional goals.

Energy Security & Government Energy Management

Tracks A & B offer specially targeted workshops addressing the interests and needs of professionals involved in energy management within the U.S. federal government.

Energy Manager’s Summit

Tracks C & D concentrate on commercial and industrial energy management industries across a broad range of topics, including success stories, energy efficiency programs, selling energy to non-energy professionals, and many more.

Energy Basics

Track E tackles various topics vital for training new energy managers and continuing the education of high-level professionals.

Energy Services

Track F encompasses a wide range of energy service topics, including commissioning, energy auditing, master planning, measurement and verification, and energy performance.

High Performance Communities

Track G explores the growing global trend to move college campuses, community neighborhoods and even entire cities to levels of energy and emissions performance that approach near-zero impacts.

Industrial Energy Management

Tracks H & I combine presentations that focus on improving energy usage, and management in industrial applications.

The Better Plants Program

Track J focuses on the interests of the US Department of Energy’s Better Buildings Program, its members and partners. 

Renewable Energy & Sustainable Development

Track K highlights the critical topics centered around the growing need for renewable energy and sustainable development on a global scale.

Emerging Energy Trends

Track L covers some of the biggest trends in the energy industry, including blockchain, bitcoin, energy storage, and policies with proven results in effective carbon reduction.

Big Data & IoT

Track M takes a high level look at Big Data and IoT, with a focus on what energy professionals need to know about analytics, quantum computing, data centers, and more.

Energy Management Around the World

Track N allows international energy professionals to present applications, case studies and success stories that touch on the critical global energy topics of the year.

Speakers from Your Industry

Apply What You Learn, Immediately

A broad selection of qualified speakers present case studies, application success stories, innovations in technology, energy service improvements and much, much, more. They are designed to give you objective, valid information you can apply to your business projects as soon as you leave the event.

Join the AEE Annual Legends In Energy special event on Tuesday, 6pm – 9pm at the National Air & Space Museum, Washington DC.

Special Events

Network and Connect

As a conference attendee, you have the option of attending additional special events, such as the networking reception, the local AEE Chapter Luncheon, or the CWEEL Breakfast. You can also network at the expo hall luncheons or attend a free Exhibitor Forum presentation. Select these options when you register.