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Event Title:  Solar Energy: A Solution to Energy and Environmental Problems?
The Institute for Analysis of Solar Energy Kickoff Symposium
Date:   Apr 24, 2009
Time:   8:30AM - 5:00PM ET
Location:   The George Washington University
Media and Public Affairs Building, Jack Morton Auditorium
805 21st Street NW
Washington, D.C.

Description:   The George Washington University Institute for Analysis of Solar Energy announces the first in a series of annual conferences focused on using solar electricity to meet challenges in energy independence and climate change. New research, key technical leaders as well as influential decision-makers will be featured with the aim of developing a consensus vision for the role of solar energy. Please click here for a complete schedule of the IASE Symposium.

This event is free and open to all GW alumni but registration is mandatory. Please attend any part of the Symposium as your schedule permits. For information on the Symposium, please click here.


Symposium Speakers:

Sam Baldwin - Chief Technology Officer & Board of Directors, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy

Peg Barratt - Dean, The Columbian College of Arts and Sciences

Karin Corfee - Senior Principal, Kema, Inc.

Jonathan Deason - Professor of Engineering and Applied Science, The George Washington University

Hans Josef Fell - Member, Bundestag & Founder, Energy Watch Group

Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords - Member, US House of Representatives, Arizona

Robert Harrington - Associate Dean in SEAS for Academic Affairs & Professor of Engineering and Applied Science, The George Washington University

Julie Hamm - Executive Director, Solar Electric Power Association

Steven Knapp - President, The George Washington University

John Lushetsky, GWSB, MBA'94 - Manager of the Solar Energy Technologies Program & Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy

Robert Margolis - Senior Analyst, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Stephen O’Rourke - Managing Director, Deutsche Bank Securities

Richard Perez - Professor, SUNY Albany

Rhone Resch - President & Chief Executive Officer, Solar Energy Industries Association

Wilson Rickerson - Executive Vice President, Meister Consultant Group

Ted Turner - Chairman, Turner Enterprises

Jon Wellinghoff - Chairman, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

Ken Zweibel - Director, Institute for the Analysis of Solar Energy, The George Washington University


The goal of The George Washington University Institute for Analysis of Solar Energy (IASE) is to be the premier research facility in the world focused on the economic, technical, and public policy issues associated with the development and deployment of solar energy to meet global energy needs and environmental challenges.www.solar.gwu.edu