Gen. Colin Powell and Ted Koppel to Headline 2012 World Energy Engineering Congress in Atlanta Oct. 31 – Nov. 1

  Gen. Colin Powell and Ted Koppel to Headline 2012 World Energy Engineering
  Congress in Atlanta Oct. 31 – Nov. 1

  Nation’s largest energy efficiency conference and exposition to highlight
                 impact of new technologies and energy policy

Business Wire

ATLANTA -- October 24, 2012

The Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) is pleased to announce the World
Energy Engineering Congress’ (WEEC) return to Atlanta. This year’s event will
be held October 31 to November 2 at the Georgia World Congress Center.

The 35^th WEEC will feature more than 250 speakers, including opening session
speakers General Colin L. Powell, USA (Ret.); Georgia Governor Nathan Deal; JT
Grumski, senior vice president and business unit general manager of Science
Applications International Corporation (SAIC); Jay Hakes, director of the
Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum; and Susan Story, president and
CEO of Southern Company Services; along with closing keynote luncheon speaker
Ted Koppel. General Powell, former US secretary of state and former chairman
of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, will speak on leadership during crisis and
change. Ted Koppel, special correspondent, NBC News' Rock Center, contributing
columnist forthe New York Times, and legendary anchor of ABC News' Nightline,
will address how current events in the Middle East will impact energy prices
and the results of the presidential election will influence future energy

Additionally, the 35^th WEEC will feature the newest, most cutting-edge energy
technologies in the marketplace. Ford is the WEEC’s alternative vehicle
sponsor, promoting test drives of its newest automobiles, the Focus Electric
and C-MAX Hybrid. Noesis will be showcasing its free cloud-based energy
management software, Bosch will be exhibiting its solar and energy efficient
geothermal heat pump and BritePointe will be highlighting its extremely energy
efficient LED lighting solutions. Other new technologies on display include
kWhOURS, Inc.’s tablet-based software application for building assessments and
Trane’s ultra-efficient commercial grade HVAC systems.

The WEEC is hosted by SAIC and is presented by AEE featuring association
leader, the Alliance to Save Energy, along with U.S. EPA ENERGY STAR, platinum
sponsors Bosch Thermotechnology Corp. and Georgia Power, a Southern Company,
along with numerous other sponsors.

The WEEC will feature a large, 14-track conference agenda, a full line-up of
seminars on a variety of current topics and a comprehensive 100,000
square-foot exhibition of the world’s most promising new technologies.

As the nation’s largest energy efficiency conference and exposition, WEEC will
address new advances in lighting, HVAC, and energy management technologies.
Exhibitors and presenters will also discuss energy policy, high performance
buildings, and energy management “best practices” for the federal, commercial,
institutional, and industrial marketplace. Stimulus funding updates, green
jobs, and financing will also be covered in detail by several speakers.

For the conference program, visit To obtain
additional information about the World Energy Engineering Congress, please
contact Megan O’Neil at (770) 447-5083 x229 or


For The Association of Energy Engineers
Megan O’Neil, (770) 447-5083 x229
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