Exploring the Energy Future: Keynote Speakers from Amazon and Microsoft to Headline West Coast Energy Management Congress

The Western region is at the forefront for developing clean energy strategies and energy efficiency programs and standards, to that end the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) has teamed up with event host Puget Sound Energy (PSE) and sponsors Seattle City Light, Snohomish County PUD, Tacoma Power and the Northwest Energy Efficiency Council (NEEC) to present the 34th West Coast Energy Management Congress (EMC). The West Coast EMC is the premier energy conference and exposition held in the western U.S. detailing the latest policy and technological advances for the energy industry. EMC 2016 will be held May 25-26 2016 at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle.

EMC keynote speakers will include a welcome from Jason Teller, Vice President Customer Solutions, Puget Sound Energy, Kara Hurst, Director, Worldwide Sustainability and Social Responsibility, Amazon discussing sustainability and Rob Bernard, Chief Environmental Strategist, Microsoft speaking on the future of big data and IoT. Delegates can also earn continuing education units (CEU) or professional development hours (PDH) towards renewal requirements for Professional Engineers’ license and AEE certification programs such as the Certified Energy Manager (CEM®), by attending sessions tracks on policy, trends and local initiatives, high performance and green buildings, trends in energy management and advanced technologies and renewable energy. View full conference details at www.energyevent.com/conference

Bringing the content from the conference full circle, the EMC expo provides attendees with an opportunity to view real-world energy management solutions with technologies on display ranging from lighting, metering, hvac, wind, solar, building automation and more. Co-presented by the U.S. EPA ENERGY STAR® the expo also features the Pacific Northwest Green Showcase highlighting leading providers of environmentally friendly, green energy efficiency related products and services. In addition, EMC will also feature a full line-up of professional training seminars focused on current topics such as water efficiency, energy auditing, building commissioning, power quality and renewable energy.  Additional special events at EMC include free exhibit hall workshops showcasing energy optimization and efficiency case studies, the Council on Women in Energy & the Environment (CWEEL) breakfast featuring speaker Kimberly Harris, President & CEO of Puget Sound Energy, and the AEE Pacific Northwest Chapter Luncheon with featured speaker Yoram Bauman, Founder & Co-Chair, Carbon Washington.

View full event details at the EMC website, www.energyevent.com and follow along @AEE #EMCexpo for live event updates.
For a FREE Expo Pass, click link for complimentary online registration, www.energyevent.com/FreeExpoPass

Dates:  May 25-26, 2016
Location:  Washington State Convention Center, Seattle, WA, Hall 4D, 4E, 4F

Website:  www.energyevent.com
Free Expo Pass:  www.energyevent.com/FreeExpoPass

About AEE: The Association of Energy Engineers (AEE), a professional association, is augmented by its strong membership base of over 17,500 professionals in 90 countries and its widely recognized energy certification program in the fields of energy engineering and energy management, renewable and alternative energy, power generation, energy services, sustainability, and all related areas. AEE’s network of 95 local chapters located throughout the U.S. and abroad meet regularly to discuss issues of regional importance.