Advanced Energy Technology Forum

This non-partisan event will bring together 150 invited U.S. and international leaders from government and private industry to explore technological innovation and advances in the energy sector.


Tom Richard

Director, Penn State Institutes of Energy & Environment
Pennsylvania State University
Tom is the director of IEE, professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering. His Bioconversion... more

Ted Kury

Director of Energy Studies, Public Utility Research Center
University of Florida
Ted Kury is director of Energy Studies for the Public Utility Research Center (PURC) at the University of... more

Sudhakar Neti

Emeritus Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Lehigh University
Sudhakar Neti, Emeritus professor of mechanical engineering and mechanics and Senior Scientist at the Energy... more

Steve Mitnick

Public Utilities Fortnightly
Steve Mitnick serves as editor-in-chief of Public Utilities Fortnightly and is president of its parent... more

Steve Bohlen

Program Manager, Energy and Homeland Security
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Steve Bohlen has served science and society as a prominent researcher, professor, senior manager in the US... more

Stan Connally

Executive Vice President of Operations
Southern Company
Stanley W. (Stan) Connally Jr. is executive vice president of operations at Southern Company – one of the... more

Rick Perry

United States Department of Energy
Rick Perry currently serves as the 14th United States Secretary of Energy. He leads an agency tasked... more

Michael Howard

Chief Executive Officer
Electric Power Research Institute
Dr. Michael Howard is the Chief Executive Officer at the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI).Howard has... more

Marianne Walck

Deputy Lab Director and Chief Research Officer
Idaho National Laboratory
Dr. Marianne Walck provides strategic leadership, direction, and integration for research, science and... more

Lou Hrkman

Dep. Assistant Secretary for Clean Coal & Carbon Management
U.S. Department of Energy
Lou Hrkman is the Deputy Assistant Secretary (DAS) for Clean Coal and Carbon Management. As DAS for Clean... more

Llewellyn King

Creator, Executive Producer & Host
White House Chronicle
  Llewellyn King was born in Southern Rhodesia, now Zimbabwe. He went into journalism as soon as he... more

James Misewich

Associate Laboratory Director for Energy and Photon Sciences
Brookhaven National Laboratory
With a staff of about 180 and an annual budget of about $50 million, the Energy Sciences and Photon... more

Hanno Schoklitsch

CEO & Founder
Kaiserwetter Energy Asset Management
Hanno Schoklitsch is the CEO and founder of Kaiserwetter Energy Asset Management. He is a civil engineer and... more

Gil Quiniones

President & CEO
New York Power Authority
Gil C. Quiniones has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the New York Power Authority (NYPA),... more

Donald Fosnacht

Associate Director
University of Minnesota
Donald Fosnacht is the Associate Director of the Natural Resources Research Institute, University of... more

Clay Nesler

VP, Global Sustainability & Industry Initiatives Bldg Tech
Johnson Controls
Clay Nesler is the Vice President, Global Sustainability and Regulatory Affairs for Johnson Controls. Since... more