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  Globalization and Renewables: The Future is now Webinar 05.16.2012 12:00am

Globalization is the central fact of our generation. It entails flows of capital, business products and applicable intellectual property. It has sweeping cross-border environmental impacts. It implies trade-offs in natural resource utilization.

Renewables must find their place in this changing world-wide economy as a solution to growing energy demands and as a competitive source of capital attraction.

This webinar focuses on several key ways renewable energy can be more fully integrated into the global energy markets. The panel features speakers from the Carbon War Room, guiding the deployment of capital worldwide to deal with the global warming crisis; DNV, having a hand in project due diligence and risk management assessments for offshore wind power development globally; Australia, a nation exporting adaptable home-grown renewable technologies to the United States and worldwide; and Westeva an American owned organization applying sophisticated new renewables analytical techniques developed in the United States to the Latin American markets.

The future of renewables rests on activities such as those our speakers will describe. Specifically you will learn about:

As the program title implies: for renewables, this is not about future shock--the future is now.

Please join us for an interesting and provocative discussion by a panel of industry experts. After a short presentation by each of our panelists, the floor will be open for panel discussion and questions from participants.

Q & A Submission:
Q & A both on the teleconference and live at the host firm sites, will follow the speakers' presentations. Please email questions to abaquestions@acore.org This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Call Times:
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm Eastern
11:00 am - 12:30 pm Central
10:00 am - 11:30 am Mountain
9:00 am - 10:30 am Pacific
8:00 am - 9:30 am Alaskan

Teleconference Co-Chairs:
Robert F. Riley, Partner, Williams Mullen PC (Washington, D.C.)
Michael W. Wise, McDonald Hopkins, LLC

Legislative Update:
Todd Foley, SVP Policy & Government Relations, ACORE

Moderators:
Kimberly E. Diamond, Counsel, Lowenstein Sandler PC
Roger D. Feldman, Counsel, Andrews Kurth LLP

Speakers:
Ken Westrick, Founder and CEO, Westeva LLC and Westeva SAS
Jigar Shah, Member of the Board, Carbon War Room
Kelly Ralston, Senior Trade Commissioner, Australian Trade Commission
Karen Conover, Vice President, DNV KEMA Energy & Sustainability

Additional Q&A Panelists:
Paul Adler, Investment Director, Australian Trade Commission
Nigel Warren, Senior Trade Commissioner, Australian Trade Commission