ASERTTI Industrial Energy Efficiency & Competiveness Workshop
October 4-5, 2011 - Cleveland, OH

Agenda & Presentations

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

8:30 a.m.
Welcome and Opening Remarks

  • David Terry, ASERTTI / NASEO
  • Robert Purgert, Energy Industries of Ohio
  • Jesse Heier, Midwestern Governors Association

8:45 a.m.
Industrial Efficiency and Competitiveness – Engine of Job Creation

Moderator: David Terry, ASERTTI / NASEO

9:30 a.m.
Driving Industrial Implementation – Federal and State Programs in Action

Moderator: Larry Boyd, Energy Industries of Ohio

10:30 a.m.
Networking Break

11:00 a.m.
Driving Demand for Combined Heat and Power – Market Trends

Moderator: Lee DeBaillie, Energy Center of Wisconsin

  • John Cuttica, Energy Resources Center, University of Illinois – Chicago
  • Alexis Cain, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 5

12:00 pm
Keynote Luncheon

1:30 p.m.
Promoting Efficiency and Investments – Making the Case for Action

Moderator: Cris Love, Washington State University Energy Program

2:30 p.m.
Industrial Assessment Centers – Energy Assessments for Business and Training the Next Generation of Energy Savvy Engineers

Moderator: John Cuttica, Energy Resources Center, University of Illinois, Chicago

3:30 p.m.

3:45 p.m.
RD&D Program Roundtable: Industrial Efficiency Programs and Priorities

Moderator: Christina O'Keeffe, Ohio Energy Resources Division

  • Casey Randolph, West Virginia Division of Energy
  • Ken Dulaney, Advanced Energy
  • Stacey Paradis, Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance
  • Ron Edelstein, Gas Technology Institute

5:00 p.m.
Adjourn for the Day

5:30 p.m.
Networking Reception

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

8:00 a.m.
Review of Previous Day’s Sessions and the Day’s Agenda


  • David Terry, ASERTTI / NASEO
  • Jesse Heier, Midwestern Governors Association

8:15 a.m.
National Industrial Efficiency Framework – Supporting Industrial Competitiveness and Innovation from R&D to SEE Action

Moderator: Craig Butler, Office of Governor Kasich

9:15 a.m.
Industrial Competitiveness Policy Roundtable: Job Creation, Technology Advancement, and Environmental Quality  (concurrent session)

Moderator: Lola Schoenrich, Great Plains Institute

  • Raymond Monroe, Steel Founder’ Society of America
  • Stacey Paradis, Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance
  • Tim Dantoin, SAIC/Focus on Wisconsin
  • Todd Currier, Washington State University Energy Program

Steel and Aluminum Forging Industries Tour (concurrent session)

  • ArcelorMittal Educational Tour
  • Alcoa Educational Tour

10:15 a.m.
State Energy and Economic Development – Case Studies Manufacturing Retooling and Investment: How States are Leading on Economic Development through Energy

Moderator: David Terry, NASEO/ASERTTI

11:15 a.m.
Outlook for Federal Legislation and Funding for Industrial Efficiency

  • David Terry, ASERTTI / NASEO

11:45 a.m.
Conclude Industrial Efficiency and Competitiveness Meeting

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