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Each year thousands of energy managers, VPs of operations and facility team professionals come to the Northeast for the annual GLOBALCON conference and trade show to network with their peers, share best practices, and learn about the latest industry developments. Presented by the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) and Energy Company Partner, National Grid, GLOBALCON is in its 29th year - making it one of the longest running events for business, industrial and institutional energy users. This year the event is scheduled for March 21-22, at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, MA.

"Our members recognize and attend events like GLOBALCON because they bring together the top experts in all areas of energy management, power, buildings, and clean technologies," stated Bill Kent, Executive Director of AEE. "These are the individuals that are discussing and defining the paths to improved energy efficiency, facility optimization and sustainability."

The GLOBALCON conference program showcases over 45 educational sessions with topics covering energy management, power distribution and generation, buildings and facilities, energy services, commissioning, and sustainable development, which helps facility managers and building owners identify creative ways to reduce their energy consumption. Featured speakers opening the program this year include:

  • Leading the Clean Energy Transition, from National Grid's Jeannette Mills, Senior Vice President of Safety, Health & Environmental
  • Massachusetts' Energy Update, from Matthew Beaton, Massachusetts Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs
  • What Do You Want To Be Known For?, from David L. Pogue, LEED AP, Global Director of Corporate Responsibility

"It's also the additional opportunities at the event that interests our members, such as networking receptions and AEE chapter events," continued Bill Kent. Special events at GLOBALCON will include a council on women in energy breakfast with featured speaker, Ilana Judah, Principal and Director of Sustainability from FXCollaborative discussing the value and power of purpose-drive leadership as an environmentalist, an AEE New England Chapter Luncheon with speaker Paul Pimentel, P.E., Senior Vice President, Engineering from NORESCO on the energy systems evolutions, as well as free technical workshops in the expo hall ranging from health care energy savings, demand response best practices to HVAC optimization.

As a complement to the conference program, the GLOBALCON expo will display technologies helping commercial, industrial, and institutional customers save on their energy costs, upgrading their facilities with innovative solutions, and implementing new or retrofit construction projects which will help drive the new clean energy economy.

"The expo allows end users to interact face to face with over 200 vendors, many of them local to the Boston and the northeast energy marketplace. They get to explore the latest products, technology and services in a dynamic, interactive environment," said Bill Kent "These are what make GLOBALCON a shared community for all involved, and Boston is at the forefront of sustainable energy developments, so it will be an ideal location for anyone looking to grow, invest and connect."

For full details or to register for the conference or complimentary expo, visit www.globalconevent.com.

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