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HAUPPAUGE, NY, October 09, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/ -- HIA-LI, the recognized voice for business on Long Island, and a powerful force and economic engine for regional development for over 30 years, is proud to announce its 4th Annual Energy and Environmental Conference to be held on Friday, October 26, 2012 from 8 AM - 2:30 PM at YMCA, 225 W. Main Street in Patchogue NY. To register for the event and obtain more information, visit http://www.hia-li.org/calendarDetails.cfm?eventID=1717 or call 631-543-5355.
The event will bring together industry experts, senior executives, thought leaders and business owners from across Long Island to discuss energy-efficient solutions, trends and initiatives that are vital for local economic growth.
The goal of the conference is to challenge and inspire local business communities to adapt to the shifting economic landscape, embrace best environmental practices and prepare for green-energy future. As energy-related issues have reached new levels of importance, the annual event will provide a great platform for attendees to learn about the latest challenges and opportunities in the energy sector and find new ways to leverage alternative energy resources. In addition, participants will gain direct insight into "The Hauppauge Industrial Park Energy Conservation Project," designed to measure and reduce overall energy consumption in one of the largest industrial parks in the nation with more than 1,300 companies employing 55,000 people in manufacturing, construction and services industries by at least 15 percent.
"The upcoming conference is a crucial and timely forum providing new perspectives into the future of the regional energy sector," says Terri Alessi-Miceli, HIA-LI president. "We believe our conference will serve as an avenue for robust exchange of information on scientific developments, technological advances, and a wide variety of environmental initiatives. We hope our members will use this time together to establish a common vision and motivate each other to do their part in creating a better environment and a better future for Long Island."
The day includes an Executive Breakfast, Breakout Seminars, an Executive Luncheon and Exhibition Hall.
Executive Breakfast, 8 AM - 10 AM
The Hauppauge Industrial Park Energy Conservation Project
The Executive Breakfast will be moderated by Jack Kulka, CEO, Kulka Construction. Opening remarks will be delivered by Kenneth Daly, President, National Grid. Panelists include: Tony Coppola, Managing Partner, MC Alliance Energy Group; John Pluta, Facility & Safely Manager, Target Rock; Javed Ashraf & Joseph Schroeder, Energy Specialists, Suffolk County Legislature; Edward J. Linky, Esq., Energy Star Senior Energy & Climate Advisor; Juan Guttierez, Esq., MPA, Energy Star Coordinator
Breakout Sessions, 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Seminar Tracks: Alternative Energy, Green Marketing & Demand Response
Executive Luncheon, 11:30 AM - 1 PM
Energy Here, Now and in the Future
Opening remarks will be delivered by Robert Catell, Chairman, Advanced Energy Research & Technology Sector Board of Advisors. Panelists include: Dr. Yacov Shamash, Vice President for Economic Development and Dean, College of Engineering & Applied Sciences, Stony Brook University and Bruce Germano, Vice President of Customer Services, LIPA
Breakout Seminars, 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM
Seminar Tracks: LEED, Financing & Sustainability
This year's event sponsors include: YMCA, FactxBack Websites & Videos, Guzu, LIPA, National Grid, NST and Stony Brook University.
HIA-LI's annual Environmental and Energy Conference is an interesting, informative and high-quality event that educates attendees about new trends, initiatives and technologies, designed to create a healthy environment for generations to come. To register for the event and obtain more information, visit http://www.hia-li.org/calendarDetails.cfm?eventID=1717 or call 631-543-5355.
HIA-LI helps Long Island businesses prosper. For over 30 years, we have been the recognized voice for business on Long Island and a powerful force and economic engine for regional development. We provide a forum for business leaders to network, problem solve and obtain advice on critical issues facing their businesses. Our member companies represent tens of thousands of business professionals. We're headquartered in and support one of the largest industrial parks in the United States. HIA-LI programs and events promote strategic partnerships, targeted networking, and information sharing and business advocacy. Members benefit from our committees, educational programs, career resources, research capabilities, mentoring opportunities and business advisory services. For more information, visit http://www.HIA-LI.org or call 631-543-5355.
Terri Alessi-Miceli, 631-543-5355, firstname.lastname@example.org
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