The Alliance to Save Energy will host the 2011 Great Energy Efficiency Day Feb. 16 in Washington, D.C. Featuring keynote addresses from congressional members, as well as panel sessions with members of the energy-efficiency community, this year’s event will cover why energy efficiency is the most viable way for the 112th Congress to embrace a clean-energy economy. Four panels will focus on energy-efficiency legislation opportunities for job creation and workforce training, building codes and retrofits, industrial incentives and technologies, and standards and labeling.

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Sen. Richard Lugar, R–Ind.
  • Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D–N.H.
  • Sen. Mark Warner, D–Va.
  • Janice Berman, senior director of IDSM Policy and Planning, PG&E Corp.
  • Tom Bowman, president, Bowman Global Change
  • Kathryn Clay, vice president for research, Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers
  • Evan Gaddis, president and CEO, National Electrical Manufacturers Association
  • Martha Gibbons, chair of the Organizational Charter Committee, U.S. Council for Energy Efficiency Manufacturing
  • Patrick Hays, mayor, North Little Rock, Ark.
  • Josh Johnson, Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
  • Joe McGuire, president, Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers
  • Francis Murray Jr., president and CEO, New York State Energy Research & Development Authority
  • Clay Nesler, vice president of global energy and sustainability, Johnson Controls Inc.
  • Hampton Newsome, attorney, Federal Trade Commission
  • Roger Platt, senior vice president of global policy and law, U.S. Green Building Council
  • Thomas Reddoch, vice president, Electric Power Research Institute

Although the event is free, space is limited. Register online at http://bit.ly/gc55fl.