Past Summits

The Center of Excellence for Clean Energy presents an annual Best Practices Summit. Each year the Summit brings together business professionals, educators, and public sector leaders to learn and discuss best practices in the energy industry.

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2016  —  2015  —  2014  —  2013 —  2012 —  2011 —  2010 —  2009 —  2008 —  2007 —  2006 —  2005


2016 Summit

11th Annual Energy & Construction Best Practices
11th Annual Energy & Construction Best Practices Summit
“Building an Energized Future”
May 18-19, 2016
Bates Technical College, South Campus

About the 2016 Summit

The Summit, in its 11th year, featured the Pacific NorthWest Economic Region (PNWER)’s Matt Morrison as keynote. Mr. Morrison has been a leader in promoting innovation in the Canada-US border region and has been instrumental in several successful pilots of Beyond the Borders and Perimeter Security Action Plan.

In addition to Mr. Morrison’s keynote, attendees learned about initiatives that are under way in Washington and on the federal level, including the EPA Clean Power plan, the state Clean Air Rule, and state Executive orders. Notable speakers included Tony Usibelli, Washington Dept. of Commerce; Ann Rendahl, WA Utilities and Transportation Commission; and Susan Wickwire, Seattle 2030 District.

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2015 Summit

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10th Annual Energy & Construction Best Practices Summit
“Clean Tech: Washington’s WISE Future”
May 28-29, 2015
Bates Technical College, South Campus

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Keynote Speaker: Brian Young, WA Dept. of Commerce Clean Tech Sector Lead provided an excellent link between the clean energy and construction industries and align the theme with the governor’s platform on clean technology. A strong line-up of industry experts were presenters and panelists and included:
Virtual Design and Construction: The Future of the Construction Industry: Hear from experts on how technology is changing the industry. VDC is the key to resolving discrepancies within design related documents to improve construction efficiencies. The impacts of technology from design to build and what that means for the workforce.


2014 Summit

9th Annual Energy & Construction Best Practices Summit
“Sustaining Our Nation’s Infrastructure”
June 18-19, 2014
Centralia College

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Sponsors:
Presented by five Washington state Centers of Excellence joining the Center of Excellence for Clean Energy and Construction Center of Excellence:
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The Cascadia Regional Earthquake Regional Preparedness Workshop on Day 2 sponsored by the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) and Cascadia Region Earthquake Workgroup (CREW):
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2013 Summit

8th Annual Energy & Construction Best Practices Summit
“Empower the Workforce – Build the Economy”
June 19-20, 2013
Regional Education & Training Center
Satsop Campus, Elma WA

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Keynote Speaker, Karen Elzey, The Aspen Institute


2012 Summit

7th Annual Energy & Construction Best Practices Summit
“Energizing America’s Workforce for Tomorrow”
June 20-22, 2012
Regional Education & Training Center
Satsop Campus, Elma WA

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2011 Summit

6th Annual Energy & Construction Best Practices Summit
“Smarter Grid Innovations”
June 23-24, 2011
Regional Education & Training Center
Satsop Campus, Elma WA

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2010 Summit

Annual Energy Summit
“Sustaining Innovation”
June 24-25, 2010
Regional Education & Training Center
Satsop Campus, Elma WA

 

2009 Summit

Annual Energy Best Practices Summit
“Sustainability in the Green Economy”
June 25-26, 2009
Regional Education & Training Center
Satsop Campus, Elma WA


2008 Summit

Annual Energy Technology Best Practices Summit
June 26-27, 2008
Pacific Mountain Regional Training Center
Satsop Campus, Elma WA


2007 Summit

Energy Best Practices Summit
June 21, 2007
Satsop Development Park, Elma WA


2006 Summit

Energy Research Summit
June 21, 2006
Satsop Development Park, Elma WA


2005 Summit

1st Annual Energy Technology Summit
June 20, 2005
Centralia College