This track will examine Federal energy and water policy in the form of executive orders, memoranda, and guidance; legislation currently pending in Congress; and leadership indicatives underway that could impact your organization’s energy and water management strategies and programs. Explore the sessions below:
U.S. Building Codes and Standards: Update on Changes
Date: Tuesday, August 15, 10:30am – 12:00pm
Description: Attendees will learn about new changes in U.S. building codes and engineering standards, as they relate to energy and water conservation and use. Leave this session prepared to integrate all applicable codes and standards fully.
Civilian-Federal Sector Panel
Date: Tuesday, August 15, 2:00pm – 3:30pm
Description: Energy leaders from civilian federal departments and agencies will join you for a fireside chat to discuss their latest strategies and programs. This is a moderated format where participants will have an opportunity for questions and answers with these speakers. Come and engage in the dialogue.
Date: Tuesday, August 15, 4:00pm – 5:30pm
Description: Coming soon.
Panelists: Coming soon.
Federal Leadership Viewpoints: Video Case Studies
Date: Wednesday, August 16, 8:30am – 10:00am
Description: This session will feature short video energy leadership testimonies from across all federal agencies in which the leaders outline the goals and objectives for their agency’s energy management programs. Participants will receive key leadership takeaways to incorporate into their respective agencies with the goal of developing a strong, resilient energy culture.
Energy Leadership Testimonies:
Legislation: What’s Cooking on the Hill?
Date: Wednesday, August 16, 10:30am – 12:00pm
Description: Energy legislation has been reintroduced and is currently being considered by Congress. Learn the latest on what provisions are in the works regarding federal energy-efficiency requirements, energy savings performance contracts, utility energy service contracts, performance standards, smart building, and more. Get the facts with some color commentary included.
U.S. Department of Defense Deputy Assistant Secretary Panel
Date: Wednesday, August 16, 2:00pm – 3:30pm
Description: This session will offer attendees an opportunity to hear the latest on U.S. Department of Defense energy programs from the Deputy Assistant Secretaries for Energy from the military departments, as well as the Office of the Secretary of Defense. This will be an interactive question-and-answer session with the audience. Participants will have an opportunity to ask about new initiatives and the progress of ongoing programs.
Viewpoint from the Energy-Related Associations
Date: Wednesday, August 16, 4:00pm – 5:30pm
Description: Attendees will learn how federal energy management strategies, goals, and initiatives are viewed by the leading energy-related national trade or professional associations. Participants will receive a rare opportunity to hear from key energy-related associations.
U.S. Department of Energy Workforce Development
Date: Thursday, August 17, 8:30am – 9:30am
Description: In this Federal Energy Management Program-lead session, participants will learn about all the efforts underway to develop a cohesive workforce development plan of action for energy managers at all levels of the federal government.
Panelists: Coming soon.
Leadership 360: Voices from Leaders Across the Enterprise
Date: Thursday, August 17, 9:45am – 11:15am
Description: After eight sessions of Energy Exchange 2017, we want to hear from you. Do not miss this opportunity to be a speaker and share your valuable thoughts, ideas, and success stories. Our enthusiastic facilitators, with roving microphones, will draw out your stories to connect and collaborate with your colleagues. Do not miss your chance to speak!