National Conference for Educators and Trainers in Renewables

Submitted by HVCC, NYSERDA, IREC, and PETE
2006-09-19 17:34:45

A National Conference for Educators and Trainers
Wednesday, Nov. 8 - Friday, Nov. 10, 2006
Hudson Valley Community College
Troy, New York

The Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Workforce Education Conference is a national event that presents an opportunity for educational providers and faculty (high schools, community colleges, and other training programs) to learn about best practices and effective approaches to teaching workforce skills in the energy efficiency and renewable energy trades and industries.

Renewable and alternative energy training programs at the state, regional and national levels will be discussed in what are rapidly becoming new areas for increased job opportunities and student interest. The conference will address establishing new programs, merging renewable, alternative and energy efficiency programs in existing programs in high schools, community and technical colleges and four-year institutions. Discussion will also include establishing effective partnerships with business, industry and government agencies.

This is a two-day conference that will be followed by a third day of optional workshops focusing on such topics as Photovoltaics, Wind Energy Systems, Solar Thermal, Energy Audits, and Course Development.

Why Attend?

This conference will be dedicated to vocational trade high school, community college, four-year schools and other educators.
Attending you will learn:

And you will also:

Space is limited to 200 attendees and registration will be closed when the capacity is reached.

Conference Fee:
$150 on or before Friday, Sept. 29
$200 after Friday, Sept. 29
$50 for optional session on Nov. 10
Fee includes:
Attendance at conference planeries and sessions on Nov. 8 and Nov. 9.
Continental breakfasts and lunches on Nov. 8 and Nov. 9.
An evening reception on Nov. 8.

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