Special Events

AEE World

Network and Connect

As a conference attendee, you have the option of attending additional special events, select event options when you register. Additional fees may apply.


Sept 24th

Tuesday | PM

Regional AEE Awards

Pre-event Ceremony

3 – 5 pm

Join us as we celebrate this year’s distinguished winners from AEE’s 15 Regions around the world and recognize their achievements in energy management leadership, energy efficiency projects, and developments that move our industry forward. Refreshments included.

Legends in Energy

National Air & Space Museum

7 – 10 pm

Join AEE’s Legends in Energy for a gala night at the renowned museum where you’ll be surrounded by historic aircraft. Enjoy food and refreshments in the main auditorium, while networking and welcoming newly inducted AEE Legends. Registration for the Legends in Energy event is an additional $150 per person.


Sept 25th

Wednesday

Conference Networking

Opening Session Networking Coffee

8 – 9 am

All conference attendees are invited to coffee while networking with colleagues before the opening session.

Networking Event

Student Luncheon

12 – 1:30 pm

Please support young energy professionals by attending this networking luncheon, with special guest speakers and the presentation of AEE Student Chapter Awards.

Expo Hall

Innovative Technology Breakfast

7:30 – 8:30 am

Learn about the latest technologies, products, services and solutions that are available now over a complimentary hot breakfast.

Expo Hall

Free Exhibitor Forums

Held Daily During Expo Hours

Exhibitors provide brief presentions about thier new technologies, case studies or developments that differentiate them in the marketplace.

Expo Hall

Networking Lunches

Daily | 12 – 1 pm

Visit the Expo Hall at noon on Wednesday and Thursday for Lunch. The open seating plan is designed for you to meet a broad range of individuals including conference attendees, exhibitors, expo visitors, conference speakers and training program attendees. 

Conference Networking

Attendee Networking Reception

Wed. Sept. 25 | 4 – 6 pm

This exclusive event, held in the expo hall, is a great way for conference attendees, speakers and exhibitors to connect after the first day’s events.

AEE Annual Awards

International Awards Banquet

Wed. Sept. 25 | 6:15 – 10 pm

Join AEE to recognize individuals and companies that have demonstrated notable contributions to the energy profession on national and international levels. This special event also includes entertainment by Jay Jay. From Australia to Japan, Singapore to USA, Jay Jay has been wowing audience with his magic, comedy and engaging personality for over 10 years. Prepare to laugh, prepare to be amazed and hold onto your watch as we are super excited to have Jay Jay bring his energy to our event!

Watch Jay-Jay’s Introduction…


Sept 26th

Thursday

CWEEL Breakfast

Networking & Keynote Speaker

Thurs. Sept 26 | 7:30 – 9 am

Join us for a FREE breakfast and keynote presentation in support of women-owned businesses, and the unique barriers and opportunities these firms encounter in the marketplace. Sponsored by:

AEE National Capital Chapter

Networking Lunch & Keynote Speaker

Thurs. Sept 26 | 12 – 1:30 pm

AEE’s local chapter invite you to a luncheon, chapter meeting and keynote presentation by Mike Dieterich.

Watch Mike’s Introduction…

Expo Hall

Networking Lunches

Daily | 12 – 1 pm

Visit the Expo Hall at noon on Wednesday and Thursday for Lunch. The open seating plan is designed for you to meet a broad range of individuals including conference attendees, exhibitors, expo visitors, conference speakers and training program attendees. 

Expo Hall

Free Exhibitor Forums

Held Daily During Expo Hours

Exhibitors provide brief presentions about thier new technologies, case studies or developments that differentiate them in the marketplace.

CWEEL Reception

Networking Event

Thurs. Sept 26 | 4:00 – 6:00 pm

Join AEE’s Council on Women in Energy and Environmental Leadership for an afternoon of networking.  Enjoy drinks and Hors d’oeuvres while supporting the CWEEL Scholarship Program. Free for CWEEL members, $20 for Supporting Partner attendees, $30 for all others.

Networking Reception Host

Networking Reception Supporting Partner

Networking Reception Bronze Sponsor


Sept 27th

Friday

Conference Keynote

Keynote Luncheon

Fri. Sept. 27 | 11:15 am – 1 pm

Join conference attendees as Robert Swan, Record Breaking Polar Explorer and Environmental Campaigner closes the event.

Watch Robert’s Introduction…