WoWE Forum: Expanding Your Toolkit. Powering Our Future.

THANKS AGAIN TO EVERYONE THAT MADE OUR 2013 EVENT A HUGE SUCCESS!! WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU NEXT YEAR.

 

 

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WoWE Leadership Forum 2013


Expanding Your Toolkit. Powering Our Future.


Program Co-Chairs:   
Jennifer Martin, Stoel Rives, WoWE Board Member 
Raheleh Folkerts, RES Americas
(Past-Chair)  Mallory Lindgren, Westwood Professional Services

 

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Informal Evening Welcome Reception sponsored by Cleantech Expansion
Details to be finalized 



WEDNESDAY, November 6, 2013 (Times To Be Announced, 8 am - 4 pm)


Registration Opens (Breakfast provided)

 

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Speakers:
Jennifer Martin, Stoel Rives
Raheleh Folkerts, RES Americas

 

Networking Session

Facilitator: Kristen Graf, WoWE

 

Industry Trends Panel

Moderator: Emily Williams, American Wind Energy Association

Panelists:
Policy: Beth Soholt, Wind on the Wires
Utility: Stephen Beuning, Xcel Energy
Finance: Greg Jenner, Stoel Rives
Developer: Cindy Crooks, OwnEnergy

 

Communications Skills Session

Presenter: Hilary Blair, Articulate Real & Clear

 

Networking Lunch

Luncheon Keynote Speaker: Heidi VanGenderen - Director of Public Engagement, U.S. Department of Energy


"Legislative How-To" Session

Tactics on Dealing with Media, Community, Legislators

Presenter: Susan Innis, Vestas

 

Principles in Practice Session
 
Small group faciliated practice sessions on:

Social Media
Public Speaking
Lobbying and Advocacy
Messaging and Framing Hot Topics

Speakers:

Hilary Blair, Articulate Real & Clear
Susan Innis, Vestas
Lauren Glickman, WoWE Consultant
Emily Williams, AWEA 

 

Wise Women Panel and Q&A

In an engaging moderated conversation panelists share experiences of becoming a leader within their companies and organizations, discuss how they entered the field, challenges they have faced along the way, strategies they have used to advance, and expectations about the future of renewable energy and/or women in the workplace.

Moderator: Jerry Vaninetti, RES Americas

Panelists:
Mit Buchanan, JPMorgan Capital Corporation
Jayshree Desai, Clean Line Energy Partners
Betsy Engelking, Geronimo Energy
Zeina El-Azzi, SunEdison
Nancy Floyd, Nth Power