2020 Keynotes Speeches

The conference includes keynote speeches from industry leaders speaking on important energy topics. They provide insight into their company’s operations, what it takes to lead, or how they innovate. These plenary sessions are true “got-to-attend” events that often provide the audience with the motivation to make changes or connect with other attendees.

Bill Kent, Executive Director, Association of Energy Engineers
Introduction to AEE West | June 23 | 8:45 - 9:00 am PDT

Martin Keller, Ph.D, Director, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Megatrends and Looking to the Energy Future | June 23 | 9:00 - 10:00 am PDT

Debra Smith, General Manager and CEO, Seattle City Light
Keynote Speech | June 24 | 9:30 - 10:30 am PDT

Denis Hayes, President and CEO, The Bullitt Foundation
Deep Green Buildings: What Does 'Good' Look Like? | June 25 | 2:00-2:30 pm PDT

Mona Tierney-Lloyd, Head, U.S. State Policy & Institutional Affairs, Enel North America
Clean Energy Resources, Greenhouse Gases and Climate | June 25 | 2:30 - 3:00 pm PDT

John R. Puskar, PE, Prescient Technical Services LLC
Peering Over the Edge | June 25 | 3:00 - 3:30 pm PDT

Paula Glover, President and CEO, American Association of Blacks in Energy
Peering Over the Edge | June 25 | 3:00 - 3:30 pm PDT