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Powerful Business Energy Conference

Deadline for receipt of proposals is Friday, October 26, 2018

The Electric League of the Pacific Northwest invites you to submit a proposal for consideration to speak at the Powerful Business Energy Conference (Keeping Current in a Transforming World), being held April 4, 2019 at the Lynnwood Convention Center in Lynnwood, WA.

Hosted by Puget Sound Energy, Seattle City Light, and Snohomish County PUD, the conference will be attended by commercial building owners and managers, building operations and engineering staff, architects, and engineers. Breakout sessions feature speakers and panels that discuss practical energy solutions and strategies to improve energy performance and sustain operational cost savings.  The Keynote and Plenary Speaker is Steve Brown, The Bald Futurist.

Please submit proposals (400 words or less) to Brook Walker at  Suggested topics other than the ones listed below may be submitted.  All presentations at the Powerful Business Energy Conference must be educational and have learning objectives. You will be sent a notice of selection by November 30. Registration fee for the conference will be complimentary for the selected presenters.

Please note: If your company is a product manufacturer or rep firm selling a product, the presentation must be non-commercial in content. 

Conference Program Topics

Utility Energy Efficiency Programs

Energy Project Financing

Green Communities

Net Zero

Energy Management Success Stories

Energy Management Systems


Institutional & Campus Energy Management

Industrial Energy Management

High Performance Buildings Operations

Case Studies

Role of the Energy Manager

Advanced Energy Solutions

Advanced Cooling Technologies


Distributed Generation

Data Analytics & Energy Services​

Big Data & Energy Analytics

Energy Auditing


Smart Grid / Microgrid

Building Automation

Building Commissioning / Retro-Commissioning

Building Rating Systems & Updates

Building Retrofits

Measurement & Verification

Metering & Submetering