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Southeast Region Military Energy and Environmental Roundtable (OCT 24)

The Offices of Senator Richard Burr and Senator Thom Tillis, the North Carolina Military Business Center, the Environmental Defense Fund, North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association and the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality are pleased to host the Southeast Region Military Energy and Environmental Roundtable (Oct 24) in conjunction with the Southeast Region Federal Construction, Infrastructure & Environmental Summit (Oct 24-25) at the Wilmington Convention Center in Wilmington, North Carolina.

HOSTED BY

Offices of Senator Richard Burr
Offices of Senator Thom Tillis

PROGRAM SPONSOR

AGENDA. Please see the right-hand sidebar for additional details. 

WHENOctober 24, 2017 from 1300-1700

WHERE. Wilmington Convention Center, 515 Nutt Street, Wilmington, NC 28401

PURPOSE. The Southeast Military Energy & Environmental Roundtable (MERV) provides a forum to discuss emerging federal government policies, Department of Defense (DoD) and military service programs, and implementing initiatives at military installations in the energy and environmental fields. A senior government keynote speaker will outline policies and goals of the new administration, and set the stage for discussion of energy and environmental programs during the sector-specific breakout sessions that follow.

REGISTER FOR THE ROUNDTABLE:  ATTENDEE REGISTRATION IS OPEN

KEYNOTE SPEAKER.  

ADDISION “TAD” DAVIS, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Energy, Installations & Environment

ENERGY (MERV-E). The energy track will include sessions that address DoD-wide energy program goals as well as energy projects that support energy security and force readiness. The sessions will also identify emerging technologies that meet military service and installation objectives and policy and regulatory challenges.  

Military Service and Installation Energy Priorities, Programs and Projects. This session highlights military service and installation energy priorities. The discussion covers the different implementation and funding approaches.

  • Moderator, Major General (Ret) Al Aycock, Ramparts Group and former Director of Operations, Office of the Assistant Chief of Staff, Installation Management (ACSIM)
  • J.E. “Jack” Surash, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army (Energy & Sustainability)
  • Robert Hughes, Executive Director, US Air Force Office of Energy Assurance (OEA)
  • Jim Sides, Energy Manager, Marine Corps Installations East, Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune
  • Jeff Brown, Sandhills Utility Services

Case Studies: Emerging Technologies, Innovative Practices and Successful Implementations to Meet Energy Priorities. Industry and utility experts discuss military and commercial projects that have increased energy resiliency.  The discussion includes project results, partnerships and finance.

  • Moderator, Ron DiFelice, Energy Intelligence Partners
  • Brad Luyster, S&C Electric Company
  • John Pinho, Arizona Public Service
  • David Morton, Arizona Public Service

Facilitated Discussion: Gaps, Needs and Solutions to Meet Energy Goals. This facilitated discussion will give all energy track participants – industry and government – the opportunity to explore issues related to installation energy priorities and projects.

  • Major General (Ret) Al Aycock, Ramparts Group and former Director of Operations, Office of the           Assistant Chief of Staff, Installation Management (ACSIM)
  • Diane Cherry, Strategic Director, North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association

ENVIRONMENTAL (MERV-V). The environmental track will address DoD, military service and installation sustainability goals, challenges and initiatives. It will also address the regulatory environment and business capacity in the Southeast to mitigate challenges across a broad spectrum, to include: water, waste water, storm water, solid waste/HAZMAT, air quality and historic and cultural preservation. The roundtable will identify lessons learned,fiscally responsible and operationally successful strategies, and emerging and mature technologies available to promote sustainability goals and regulatory compliance, while enhancing the mission readiness of the force.

Government Perspective on Environmental Issues and Successes

  • Moderator, John Nicholson, North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality
  • Captain Kemit Spears, Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Mid-Atlantic
  • Teresa Russell, US Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District
  • Brian Joyner, Seymour Johnson Air Force Base
  • John Townson, Marine Corps Installations East, Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune

Advanced Technology Programs and Industry Initiatives to Address Environmental Issues

  • Moderator, Joe Angell, Triangle Facilities Engineers
  • Ann Borden and Bob Borden, EOS Remediation
  • Sheila Holman, North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality
  • Mark McIntire, Duke Energy
  • Joe Starr, Terracon

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