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RHEA JEZER, SYMPOSIUM CHAIR

I would like to welcome you to join us for the Fifteenth Annual Symposium, to be held on April 12, 2019 in East Syracuse, New York. This award-winning Symposium is noted as one of if not the most important energy policy conferences held each year in the Northeast. From our first gathering it was obvious that our Symposium was filling a niche bringing important and influential decision makers and inter-disciplinary scholars together to discuss policy, which will influence the next generation. Our speakers are cutting edge and spectacular. 

What is most exciting to me is to see the spectrum of backgrounds of our attendees. Representatives from the largest cities to the smallest villages, highly regarded professionals to students, major corporations to start up eco-businesses, employees of every New York State environmental agency, elected officials and commissioners, union leaders and laborers, as well as interested citizens all gather in one room to listen, learn and share. Held in Syracuse, the Symposium consistently draws up to 400 people from all of New York State as well as from several other states. Speakers are national and international. Last year we included nearly one hundred college and graduate students and faculty from over a dozen colleges.

Several hundred people are aware that the place to be in April is Onondaga County, at the Symposium on Energy. When I first conceived of the Symposium, I did not realize to what extent this event would become an avenue to encourage major changes in renewable energy development in the state, in counties and in personal lives. Because of this Symposium we have seen substantive and measurable results in our county, our state and the Northeast region. For me, personally, there could be no better satisfaction.    

Please look through all the material in this folder. You will find pictures from past Symposium, past programs, words from attendees and a sponsorship form listing categories.

Thank you very much for your consideration. Please feel free to contact me with any questions or for more information.

Rhea Jezer, Ph.D

Director, Symposium on Energy in the 21st Century

rjezer@gmail.com; 315-727-0123

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See the Last Year’s Program here!

WHO ATTENDS

With up to 400 attendees each year, the Symposium on Energy in the 21st Century, provides a gathering venue for a diverse community to join together in a non-partisan, multidisciplinary learning experience and conversation on sustainability and renewable energy. The attendees range from prominent industry professionals to students and interested citizens. Commissioners, mayors, developers, architects, lawyers, engineers, farmers, many college students, all who are interested in the future of renewable energy with the most cutting edge policy being discussed.

See what some our attendees are saying!

I will not forget the spirit of collaboration and commitment in the audience for a common cause; all paths lead somewhere and this Symposium provides a forum that will define where our paths may cross

Dennis W. Elsenbeck, Head of Energy and Sustainability, Energy Consulting Services, Phillips Lytle LLP
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PAST 2018 SPEAKERS

ALICIA BARTON

President/Ceo
NYSERDA
View Biography (PDF)

DAVID FELDMAN

Senior Financial Analyst
National Renewable Energy Laboratory

ROSS GOULD

Energy Sector Program Manager
Workforce Development Institute (WDI)

KIT KENNEDY

Director Energy & Transportation Program
NRDC

JOE MARTENS

Director
New York Offshore Wind Alliance
ACE NY

JOSE ZAYAS

Vice President
Strategic Partnership & Initiatives Cube Hydro Partners

ARUN VEDHATHIRI

Director
Energy Solutions, National Grid

WHO ARE OUR SPONSORS

Energy21 LTD is a not for profit 501C3 which produces this 15th outstanding Symposium. There is a low registration fee for attendance which includes breakfast and a lunch buffet. All further support is from our many devoted sponsors and patrons. (see bottom of page or click here)

To become a sponsor, click below!

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THANK YOU TO OUR DEVOTED 2018 SPONSORS

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