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Diversity Green Business Conference To Focus On Disadvantaged Small Business Onwers

 Baltimore, MD –Kicking off with a welcome by Congressman Elijah Cummings, the Green Energy Business Opportunity Conference [GEBOC] will convene on May 12 and 13 at the Baltimore Convention Center.  During the forum, small and traditionally disadvantaged business owners will be gaining an opportunity to understand, plan and harness the breaking wave of the new green energy economy.

At a time of unprecedented initiatives in greening our economy, there is a focus on energy efficiency, renewable energy utilization, and preventing the worst affects of global climate change.  This conclave opens with powerful insight from nationally recognized energy leaders.

Presenting panelists include:

  • Douglas Nazarian, Chairman of the Maryland Public Service Commission [Maryland PSC], will speak from detailed knowledge of the issues surrounding green energy and the small and diversity business opportunities inherent in those policy formulations.

  •  Malcolm Woolf, Director of the Maryland Energy Administration Mr. Woolf leads the agency’s mission to maximize energy efficiency while promoting economic development, reducing reliance on foreign energy supplies, and improving the environment.

  • H. Russell Frisby, a Partner of Fleischman and Harding, LLP, practices with a  focus on regulatory and corporate matters affecting entities in the communications, energy and technology areas. His depth of insight will also draw on his roles leading the Competitive Telecommunications Association (CompTel) and the Maryland PSC.

 “Gaining useful insight into a very rapidly evolving and critically important new energy industry is the mission of this conference. Our opening panel of leaders will frame the issues and suggest opportunities for those with an eye on opportunity” said Stanley Tucker, Chairman of the President’s Round Table.

Other nationally recognized speakers include James Degraffenreidt formerly with Washington Gas;; Eric Seleznow of the Maryland’s Governor Workforce and Investment Board [GWIB]; Donna Harper of Honeywell;  Beth Host of the Green Building Certification Institute; Katherine Magruder of the Maryland Clean Energy Center; Josiah Lyndsay of Fortress group and, Alvin Collins of the Maryland Department of General Services; among others.

The GEBOC initiative is attracting a broad spectrum of national and regional organizations to help organize experts and industry leaders to share insight, business prospects and financing leads.  Major energy and construction industry representatives; small, veteran, women and minority business owners; and capitalists, bankers and investors will gather at the forum led by the President’s Round Table.

To register or for an updated agenda, panel topics and list of speakers, go to www.businessforgreen.com.

 

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