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2012 Agenda

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2012

Conference Schedule


September 20 - 22


McMenamins St. Francis School

Bend, OR

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 Thursday, September 20 - Deschutes Tap Room

 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Meet and Greet

           Welcoming remarks                                              

 Friday, September 21 - McMenamins St. Francis School

8 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

Conference Check-in

                                                                                   

8:30 a.m.

Breakfast

    Father Luke's Room

8:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.

Welcome

    Claire Carlson, Solar Oregon
   
Father Luke's Room

Keynote Speaker  - Living Cities

     ML Vidas, Vida Architecture
     Stacey Stemach, Ambient Architecture
     Rachel Stemach, Ambient Architecture

9:45 a.m. - 10 a.m.

Break

10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Smart Grid & Solar, the Near Future

    Kyle Bolger, Sunflower Energy Solutions
    Father Luke's Room

The Basics of Solar Technology

    Doug Boleyn, Solar Oregon
    Rambler Ambassador Room

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Permitting & Codes Panel Discussion

    Father Luke's Room

Basics of Off-Grid Living

    Dean Abney, Abney Solar Electrix
    Rambler Ambassador Room

12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Lunch

    Father Luke's Room

1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Community Solar

    Kyle Diesner, City of Portland
    Father Luke's Room

Integrating Solar into New Home Construction

    Kendal Hansen, Conservation Services Group
    Rob Del Mar, Energy Trust of Oregon
    Rambler Ambassador Room

3 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Break

3:15 p.m. - 5 p.m.

The Evolution of Solarize

    Lee Rahr, Resource Consultants
    Bridget Callahan, Oregon Rural Action
    Claire Carlson, Solar Oregon
    Father Luke's Room


Building Science and Solar, Educating Building Managers

    Erik Westerholm, Lane Community College
    Rambler Ambassador Room

6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Dinner - Hosted by Umpqua Bank

    Location TBA

 Saturday, September 22 - McMenamins St. Francis School

8:30 a.m. - 9 a.m.

Breakfast

    Father Luke's Room

8:30 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.

Oregon's Solar Market

    Kacia Brockman, Energy Trust of Oregon
   
Father Luke's Room

Women in Solar Panel

    Rambler Ambassador Room

9:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

Meet the Energy Incentive Program

    Evan Elias, Oregon Department of Energy
    Father Luke's Room

Optimizing and Promoting Solar Water Heating

    Kendal Hansen, Conservation Services Group
    Rob Del Mar, Energy Trust of Oregon
    Rambler Ambassador Room

10:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Break

10:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.

Increasing Access to Solar for All

    Emily Krafft, Solar Oregon
    Mark Quinlan, Bend Habitat for Humanity

    Father Luke's Room

Solar in Our Schools

    Craig Collins, Bonneville Environmental Foundation
    Claire Carlson, Solar Oregon
    Rambler Ambassador Room

11:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Lunch - Bend Solar Success Stories & Tour

    Speaker TBA

1:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

Financing Solutions for Businesses and Public Buildings

    Elizabeth McNanny, Resource Consultants
    Father Luke's Room

Policy: What's on the horizon?

    Mark Pengilly, Energize Oregon
    Claire Carlson, Solar Oregon
    Aaron Lindenbaum, Solar Oregon
    Rambler Ambassador Room

1:45 p.m. - 2 p.m.

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