Technology experts and policymakers to discuss hydrogen economy
WHAT: The Hydrogen Economy: Its Impact on the Future of Electricity Conference is designed to bring technology experts and policymakers together to determine what a hydrogen economy might look like and how it may benefit society. The program is available at http://www.ieee.org/power/hydrogen.
WHO: Four IEEE societies are sponsoring the conference: the IEEE Power Engineering Society, the Industry Applications Society, the Power Electronics Society and the Society on Social Implications of Technology, and IEEE-USA.
WHEN: 19-20 April (7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on the 19th and 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the 20th)
WHERE: JW Marriott Hotel, Washington, D.C.
WHY ATTEND: To learn how hydrogen fuel will affect the future delivery of electric energy. Speakers and participants will focus on hydrogen production and delivery infrastructure, power generation technologies, system interface issues and case studies from North America, Europe and Japan.
Former U.S. Representative Robert Walker (R-Pa.) Chairman, Wexler and Walker Public Policy Associates As a legislator, made significant contributions to hydrogen economy R&D Will deliver keynote address, "Understanding the Challenge"
"Hydrogen Economy" Author Jeremy Rifkin Will close the conference by speaking about the creation of the worldwide energy web and the redistribution of power on earth
CONTACT: To attend the conference, contact Chris McManes, senior public relations coordinator, IEEE-USA, at email@example.com or 202-785-0017, ext. 8356.
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IEEE-USA is an organizational unit of the IEEE. It was created in 1973 to advance the public good and promote the careers and public-policy interests of the more than 225,000 technology professionals who are U.S. members of the IEEE. For more information, go to http://www.ieeeusa.org.