2010 Kaua’i Energy Conference

Kaua`i’s Energy Future – Putting the Pieces Together
November 18, 2010
Kaua`i Marriott Resort & Beach Club

Presented by: Kauai Economic Development Board
In Partnership with: County of Kauai Office of Economic Development, Hawai`i Renewable Energy Development Venture (HREDV), Hawaii DBEDT, and Kaua`i Island Utility Cooperative (KIUC)

Join business, government and community leaders as well as other industry experts for the third annual 2010 Kaua`i Energy Conference at the Kaua`i Marriott Resort & Beach Club. This year’s theme is “Kaua`i’s Energy Future – Putting the Pieces Together” brings to you the latest developments in the energy sector on Kaua`i, exciting initiatives on the horizon, and how they fit together to create a dynamic energy future for Kaua`i.

REGISTRATION:
$35/person by the November 12, 2010 deadline
$40/person after November 12th or at the door

You can register online (processing fee applies) at https://www.acteva.com/go/KEDB (Visa or MC) or pay by check using this registration form.

Limited scholarships for senior citizens & students available! Please contact Susan Tai Kaneko at KEDB for more details.

AGENDA:

7:30-8:00am Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:00-8:45am WELCOME & OPENING REMARKS
WELCOME: Mayor Bernard P. Carvalho, Jr., County of Kaua`i
BREAKFAST KEYNOTE SPEAKER: George Costa, Director, County of Kaua`i Office of Economic Development
8:45-10:45am PANEL 1: Renewable Energy – The New Normal
MODERATOR: Maurice Kaya, HREDV
PANELISTS:
Palo Luckett, Pacific Light & Power
Joel Matsunaga, Hawai`i BioEnergy
Mike Tresler, Grove Farm Company
Jody Allione, AES Solar
LCDR Donald George, Pacific Missile Range Facility
David Bissell, Kauai Island Utility Cooperative
11:00-11:30am PANEL 2: Energy Business Development/Financing – Best Practices
FACILITATOR: Dawn Lippert, HREDV
SPEAKERS:
Rob Robinson, Hawai`i Angels (Invited)
Larry Zolezzi, Pacific Biodiesel
11:30am-12:45pm LUNCHEON KEYNOTE
Ted Peck, Energy Coordinator, Hawai`i Dept of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT)
1:00-2:30pm PANEL 3: Energy Efficiency – Saving Green by Living Green
MODERATOR: Steve Rymsha, Kaua`i Island Utility Cooperative (KIUC)
PANELISTS:
Claurino Bueno, KIUC
Charles Kaneshiro, Group 70 International
Howard Wiig, DBEDT
Patrick Finch, Booz Allen Hamilton
2:30-3:30pm PANEL 4: Education, Training & Workforce Development – Creating the New Energy Workforce
MODERATOR: Randy Francisco, Kaua`i Chamber of Commerce
PANELISTS:
James Dire, Kaua`i Community College
Bill Grier, WorkWise Kaua`i
Shanah Trevenna, Sustainable UH
David Tamayo, General Atomics
3:30-3:45pm CONCLUSION & Energy Efficient Appliance Prize Drawings
3:45-5:30pm PAU HANA RECEPTION

EXHIBITOR TABLE SPACE:
If you’re interested in becoming an Exhibitor at the 2010 Agriculture Conference, please click on the Exhibitor Application Form for more information on registration, set-up, and other details. Each Exhibitor space is $50 per 6-foot table, and will be reserved on a first-RECEIVED-first-CONFIRMED nases. There is a limited number of spaces available, so please submit your application ASAP.

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES:
Please help sponsor the 2010 Kaua`i Energy Conference by becoming a Platinum, Gold, Silver, or Associate Sponsor. You can also sponsor the breakfast and/or luncheon keynote sessions, any of the four panel sessions, the coffee/break service, or the Pau Hana Networking Reception.

For more details, please click on the Sponsorship Packet. Mahalo to our Sponsors and supporters working together with KEDB to make a successful energy conference for Kaua`i.

MAHALO TO OUR SPONSORS!
Platinum Sponsors ($3000+)
County of Kaua`i Office of Economic Development
Hawai`i Renewable Energy Development Venture

Gold Sponsors ($2000)
Pioneer Hi-Bred International

Silver Sponsors ($1000)
General Atomics
Hawai`i Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT)
Kekaha Agriculture Association
Kaua`i Island Utility Cooperative
Lockheed Martin Corporation
Syngenta Hawai`i

Breakfast Keynote Sponsor ($1000)
Pacific Light & Power

Luncheon Keynote Sponsor ($1000)
AES Solar Power LLC

Panel Sponsors ($500)
Science Applications International Corporation
* Panel #1: Renewable Energy – The New Normal
Grove Farm Company
* Panel #2: Business Development & Financing – Best Practices Case Study
Gay & Robinson
* Panel #4: Education, Training & Workforce Dev’t – Creating the New Energy Workforce

Associate Sponsors ($500)
Kaua`i Community College

Affiliate Sponsors (In-Kind)
Clean Technology and Sustainable Technologies (CTSI) Organization
Kaua`i Chamber of Commerce
National Tropical Botanical Gardens