Denver Business Journal
Engineers and business executives from several nations will attend an international conference starting Sunday in Denver to discuss the future of clean and alternative energy systems.
The seventh annual Energy Conversion Engineering Conference will be held Sunday through Wednesday at the Colorado Convention Center.
The conference is sponsored by Battelle Memorial Institute and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency and organized by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.
Monday, the conference will feature a panel on the 40th anniversary of the Apollo moon-landing missions. Scheduled panelists include several NASA officials as well as Harrison "Jack" Schmitt, the last astronaut to set foot on the lunar surface.
Monday's schedule also features a panel on "Energy Policies for a Green Future."
Dale Gardner, associate laboratory director at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, will deliver the keynote address Wednesday; Gov. Bill Ritter, who has made new energy a key theme of his administration, will also speak.