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Speakers of Opening Session of GRC Annual Meeting, Oct. 2, 2017 announced

Opening Session of the GRC Annual Meeting 2013, Las Vegas (source: ThinkGeoEnergy)
Alexander Richter 24 Sep 2017

The speakers for the Opening Session of the GRC Annual Meeting to take place Oct. 1-4, 2017 have been announced.

The upcoming GRC Annual Meeting and GEA GeoExpo+ to take place October 1-4, 2017 will bring together a wide representation of the international geothermal energy industry in Salt Lake City/ Utah.

The speakers at the Opening Session of the GRC Annual Meeting on Monday morning, October 2, 2017 includes major names in the international geothermal community and regional and national politics:

  • Honorable Jackie Biskupski, Mayor, Salt Lake City;
  • Maria Richards, President, Geothermal Resources Council;
  • Joe Greco, Chairman, Geothermal Energy Association;
  • Dr. Susan G. Hamm, Director, Geothermal Technologies Office, U.S. Department of Energy;
  • Jonathan Weisgall, Vice President, Government Relations, Berkshire Hathaway Energy;
  • Daniel Simmons, Acting Assistant Secretary, Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE);
  • Kathleen Benedetto, Special Assistant to the Secretary of the Interior;
  • Dan Brouillette, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy, Department of Energy (invited);
  • Jon Cox, Vice President of Government Affairs, Rocky Mountain Power;
  • Honorable Gary Herbert, Governor, State of Utah;
  • Rhonda Mills, Representative, Western States Issues, Geothermal Energy Association;
  • Nick Goodman, Cyrq Energy;
  • Doug Glaspey, US Geothermal;
  • Rahm Orenstein, Ormat Technologies Inc.;
  • Joe Moore, University of Utah, Energy and Geoscience Institute, GRC Annual Meeting Chair.

Entry to the GRC Opening Session is free to the public.

Source: GRC