Western Conference on Military Energy and Alternative Fuels

/EIN Presswire/ Los Angeles, January 20, 2010 – The American Institute of Engineers, in association with Technology Training Corporation, will host a conference on Military Energy and Alternative Fuels, in San Diego, California, March 17-18, 2010.

This outstanding conference brings together the major organizations and key experts who are charged with leading the way for OSD and the Services in getting this critical cost burden under control. The solution will be complex. Much will depend on making future systems, platforms and weapons more fuel efficient. However, DoD is also banking on US technological ingenuity to provide the next generation of alternative fuel solutions. Experts will discuss the latest OSD and Service energy strategies and alternative fuel R&D programs, best practices in installation energy management, and contributions from industry across the spectrum of alternative fuel technologies and capabilities, including fuel cells, synfuels, biofuels, electric drive, and other emerging technologies and capabilities.

Highlights will include presentations by Mr. Roger Natsuhara, Acting Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Installations and Environment; Mr. Kevin Billings, former Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Installations and Environment and currently Director, Energy and Security, Lockheed Martin; Dr. Kevin Geisz, Program Director, US Army Energy Security, Captain Jeffrey Baquer, Director, Petroleum, Naval Operational Logistics Support Center, Defense Logistics Agency; Mr. Mike Padden, Project Manager, DoD Mobile Electric Power; Mr. Edward Horton, Director, Logistics, Army Installation Management Command; Colonel Charles Hunter, Commander, USAF 355th Mission Support Group; Colonel Rusty Baumgardner, Commander, USAF 15th Mission Support Group; Dr. Sunita Satyapal, Chief Engineer, Fuel Cell Technologies, DOE; Mr. David Bohl, Director, Army Corps of Engineers Defense Critical Infrastructure Proection; Mr. Rick Kamin, Director, Navy Fuel Team, Naval Air Systems Command; and Mr. Kyle Werner, Division Manager, Energy, Naval Surface Warfare Center (Crane).

WHAT: 2010 Western Conference on Military Energy and Alternative Fuels
[featuring speakers from Navy/I&E, Army/I&E, NOLSC/DLA, DoD Mobile Electric Power, Army IMCOM, DOE, USAF Mission Support Groups, MCLB-Barstow, NAVAIR, NSWC, NAVFAC, Boeing, Northrop Grumman, Booz Allen Hamilton and other key organizations]

WHEN: March 17-18, 2010

WHERE: Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina; 1590 Harbor Island Drive (West Tower); tel: 619-291-2900/800-325-3535

For more information or to register for the conference, please call Registrations, at (310) 563-1223, or email [email protected]

To investigate exhibiting or becoming a corporate sponsor; call Mr. Marcus Min at (310) 563-1210 or email [email protected]