Kansas Energy Conference

Kansas Energy Conference

Kansas Governor's Energy Conference

Hilton Garden Inn, Manhattan, Kans.

October 11 & 12, 2018

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Agenda

Thursday, October 11

8 – 8:30 AMRegistration & Exhibits Open
8:30 – 8:45 AMWelcome Remarks
8:45 - 9:45 AMGeneral Session – Industry Overview
  • Michael Steele, Bloomberg New Energy Finance
9:45 - 10:30 AMBreak
10:30 AM - NoonBreakout Sessions
  • Wind Generation
    • Brandon Sack, Westar
  • Community Initiatives
    • Ray Slattery, City of Dodge City
    • Barack Matite, City of Eudora
    • Virginia Barnes, BC/BS
12:00 - 1:30 PMLunch
1:30 - 3:00 PMBreakout Sessions
  • Solar
    • Andrew Clark, Cloud County Community College
    • Bob Daniels, Sunflower Shrimp
    • Corey Linville, Sunflower Electric
  • Transportation Innovation
    • Mark Cosby, Evergy
    • Kathleen Wates, KDHE
3:00 - 3:45 PMBreak
3:45 - 4:45 PMGeneral Session – Private Sector Perspective
4:45 - 6:45 PMReception


Friday, October 12

9:00 - 10:30 AMBreakout Sessions
  • Biofuels
    • Jeff Scharping, ICM
    • Jason Friedberg, Element
    • Phil Near, JumpStart Fuel
  • Energy Storage
    • Yasser Bahbaz, Southwest Power Pool
    • Matt Stedl, Tradewind Energy: Utility-Scale Energy Storage – Applications, Values and Policy.  
    • Megan Parsons, Burns & McDonnel
    • Chris Winland, ITC
10:30 - 10:45 AMBreak
10:45 -11:45 AMGeneral Session - The Winds of Change are coming! How Renewable Power and Efficiency will create a new paradigm for energy use.
  • Tim Unruh - Deputy Assistant Secretary for Renewable Power for the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, US Department of Energy
NoonAdjourn


Sponsorship & Exhibit Options

Sponsorship Options

Sponsorship Application

Available beginning May 25
Platinum $5,000 – Includes 8’ x 10’ exhibit space and table with the option of 16’ x 10’ space, four conference registrations, company logo and full-page ad in on-site conference program guide, live link to your home page from kansascommerce.gov/energyconference, conference attendee list, logo inclusion on conference signage as Reception sponsor and conference sponsor, company name included in Media Release, 30 second video spot during Thursday luncheon.

Gold $2,500 - Includes 8’ x 10’ exhibit space and table, three conference registrations, company logo and half-page ad in on-site conference program guide, live link to your home page from kansascommerce.gov/energyconference, conference attendee list, logo inclusion on conference signage as Luncheon sponsor and conference sponsor, company name included in Media Release.

Silver $1,000 - Includes 8’ x 10’ exhibit space and table, two conference registrations, company logo and quarter-page ad in on-site conference program guide, live link to your home page from kansascommerce.gov/energyconference, conference attendee list, logo inclusion on conference signage as Break sponsor and conference sponsor, company name included in Media Release.

Exhibitor $500 – Includes 8’ x 10’ exhibit space and table, one conference registrations, company name in on-site conference program guide, company name on kansascommerce.gov/energyconference.

Registration opens August 8 and includes all Thursday and Friday sessions and meals.

The Early-bird rate is $100 until September 19 and registration increases to $125 beginning September 20.  

The student rate is $60.  

A block of rooms has been reserved at The Manhattan Hilton Garden Inn at a rate of $112. Dial (785) 532-9116 and ask for the Kansas Energy Conference rate.

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