WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Additional keynote speakers have been confirmed for the "Advancing Renewable Energy: An American Rural Renaissance" conference.
This conference is co-hosted by the USDA and U.S. Department of Energy and is designed to create partnerships and strategies that will accelerate commercialization of renewable energy industries and distribution systems.
Advancing Renewable Energy is scheduled to take place October 10-12, 2006, at the America's Center in St. Louis.
Leaders from government and industry will address renewable energy topics such as building supply and distribution; encouraging demand; adapting and building infrastructure; creating effective market models and partnerships; what USDA and DOE are doing to advance renewable energy; and other timely topics.
The following are conference keynote speakers to date:
Attendance is open to the public. Anyone involved with renewable energy is encouraged to attend, including transportation, finance, and investment officials; other Federal and State Government officials; and elected officials.
All attendees must register for the conference, including press, who may attend without charge. For more information and for registration, visit: www.AdvancingRenewableEnergy.gov.
SOURCE: USDA news release.