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Posted on: September 10, 2015

Kansas Energy Conference will be held Sept. 22 and 23 in Topeka

The 2015 Kansas Energy Conference will be held Tuesday, Sept. 22, and Wednesday, Sept. 23, in Topeka. The conference will highlight the latest developments in the energy industry, including solar, oil and gas, efficiency, economic impact, transportation, wind, agriculture and water.

WHEN/WHERE: 8:30 a.m.-4:45 p.m., Sept. 22, and 9:30 a.m.-noon, Sept. 23 at the Capitol Plaza Hotel, 1717 Southwest Topeka Boulevard, Topeka, KS 66612. Exhibits will be open both days. A reception is planned from 4:45-6:30 p.m. on Sept. 22.

SPEAKER INFORMATION: A complete list of speakers and workshops is available through the Department’s website at General sessions include:

• 8:45-9:45 a.m., Sept. 22 – Todd Foley, senior vice president of Strategy Policy & Government Relations for ACORE, will outline the growing role of renewable energy.
• 3:45-4:45 p.m., Sept. 22 – Rob Threlkeld, global manager for Renewable Energy with General Motors, will discuss saving money through renewable energy utilization.
• 9:30-10:30 a.m., Sept. 23 – A panel of state officials will field questions and discuss energy issues in Kansas.

REGISTRATION INFORMATION: A complete agenda and online registration is available through Registration costs $100 and closes Sept. 15.

MEDIA NOTES: Media are asked to RSVP to Matt Keith at

SPONSORS: The following companies and organizations are sponsoring this year’s conference:

Black & Veatch Corporation and Polsinelli PC.

ITC Great Plains and TradeWind Energy.

Burns & McDonnell Engineering Company Inc., Cromwell Solar, CVR Refining, EDP Renewables North America, Infinity Wind Power, Kansas Corn Commission, Kansas Gas Service, Kansas Soybean Commission, KCP&L, Midwest Energy Inc., Olsson Associates, Stanion Wholesale Electric Co., United Sorghum Checkoff Program, Westar Energy and Western Area Power Administration.

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