Energy conference scheduled in Reno
The International Energy Conference
& Exposition runs Wednesday through
Friday at the Reno-Sparks Convention
The conference will bring together
representatives from the industry sector,
federal and state agencies, investment
banking and conservation groups to discuss
energy issues and resolutions.
“Only through open communication
between the government, private industry,
conservationists and new energy
groups will we be able to take steps
toward energy solutions for today and
the future,” said Robert Kolinek, president
of Petro-Tech, the company responsible
for the creation of I.E.C.E.
Speakers and panelists at the event
will include: Susan Norwood,
Department of Energy; Paul Dunlevy,
Department of the Interior; Jerry Payne,
U.S. Forest Service; Bill Carlson,
Wheelabrator Shasta Energy; Bob
Barksdale, Delta Renewable Resources;
Rich Hoops, State of Nevada; John
McLain, Resource Concepts; Bill
Hochheiser, Department of Energy; Ed
Smith, University of Nevada; and Ed
Tirello, Berenson Minella & Company.
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