Welcome


13th Annual Southern BioProducts and Renewable Energy Conference

November 13, 2014

Trent Lott Center
University of Southern Mississippi

Hattiesburg, MS

November 13, 2014

Time Event Speakers
9:00 a.m. Opening and welcome
9:15 a.m. The South’s just full of it! (Biomass) Dr. Randy Rousseau, MSU
Dr. Tim Rials, UT – Center for Renewable Carbon
Alex Major, Greenflight Foundation
10:15 a.m. More bangs per buck (Combined Heat and Power) Dr. Sumesh Arora, Innovate MS
Art Brickey, Carlyle Capital
11:00 a.m. Networking Break and Student Poster judging
11:30 a.m. Turn that light off! (Energy Efficiency) Lawrence Johnson, Entergy
Chad Ihrig, Mississippi Power
Jenah Zweigh, Southeast Energy Efficiency Alliance (SEEA)
12:30 p.m. Lunch Keynote and Sustainable Energy Viser Award presentation Keynote: Dr. Shelby Thames, University of Southern Mississippi
1:30 p.m. That sun is burning hot (Solar innovations) Jeff Cantin, Solar Alternatives
Dr. Jason Azoulay, University of Southern Mississippi
2:00 p.m. Carrots and Sticks (Policy) Elliott Bickerstaff, Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality
Maya Rao, Trinity Consultants
Tommy Vitolo, Synapse;
3:00 p.m. Networking Break and Student Poster Competition Awards  
3:30 p.m. Can we really create jobs in clean energy? (Economic development) Susan King, Jones Walker
Adam Stone, Jones Walker
Peter Privon, GE Aviation
4:00 p.m. I can finally see the $$ (Financing cleantech) Rich Sun, Sun & Co.
Allie Harris, Schneider Electric
Stewart Hood, MuniStrategies