The Macomb County Chamber Green Committee hosts the All Things Green Conference and Expo Wednesday, March 30th at the IBEW-NECA Electrical Industry Training Center in Warren. The event, focused on Green Innovation and Sustainability Best Practices will feature industry leaders as part of presentations and panel discussions throughout the day. Registrations will be taken at the door.
Included in this year’s program is an increased focus on Electric Vehicles, General Motors will display three Volt vehicles at the Expo, as well as, an exhibit featuring the future of Fuel Cell technology. Bosch Rexroth Group will display and discuss the benefits of their new Hydraulic Hybrid CNG Refuse Truck which reduces fuel consumption. Other exhibitors will feature a range of Alternative Energy products and services to assist businesses in their efforts toward energy consumption reduction and sustainability.
The Conference and Expo will be emceed by Matt Roush of WWJ and will feature the following speakers:
Melissa Roy, Assistant Macomb County Executive
Daniel Frakes, Manager of Vehicles, Fuels & Energy Policy, General Motors
Mike Byers, Director of Fleet Sales, Azure Dynamics
Bob Giaier, Vice President, KUKA Systems North America
David Brosky, Director of Business Development, Bosch Rexroth Corporation
Justin Sutton, Founder and Managing Partner, Interstate Traveler Co., LLC
Stuart Irwin, Regional Sales Manager, ClipperCreek
Kristin Zimmerman, Project Manager Volt, General Manager
Haukur (Hawk) Asgeirsson, PE – Manager, Power Systems Technologies, DTE Energy
Tom Bowes, Assistant Training Director, Electrical Industry Training Center
Karen Reaume, Management Systems Coordinator, Spartan Steel Coating, a division of Worthington Steel
Mark O’Brien, General Manager, Roy O’Brien Ford
Bill Gambill, Neighborhood Services and Grant Coordinator, City of Warren
David Aspen, Environmental Manager, GM Tech Center
Bill Stark, Director, Center for Automotive Fuels, Macomb Community College
Harriett Greenwood, President, Greenwood Solutions, LLC
Darin Ellis, Associate Dean, College of Engineering, Wayne State University
The Macomb County Chamber All Things Green Conference & Expo runs from 8:00am-3:00pm and includes a light breakfast and lunch for just $25. Registrations will be taken at the door.
For more information on the event contact Nicole McKee at the Macomb County Chamber at 586-493-7600 or email email@example.com.
Events Sponsors include: General Motors, DTE Energy & Wayne State University
The IBEW-NECA Electrical Industry Training Center, 2277 E. 11 Mile Road, Warren, Michigan, is a privately funded facility that provides Apprentice and Continuing Education for Electrical Workers and Electrical Contractors is Southeastern Michigan. The facility features a wind turbine and solar array used primarily for training purposes, which also provide a modest contribution to reducing the fossil fuel consumption of the facility.
For more information contact Jennifer Mefford at 248-318-7885 or visit www.poweringmichigansfuture.com.
Source: Macomb County Chamber