Thursday, August 06, 2009

National Clean Energy Summit 2.0

The Center for American Progress Action Fund, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas invite you to participate in an important discussion about the nation's energy future:

August 10th, 2009, 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
National Clean Energy Summit 2.0:
Jobs and the New Economy
We are pleased to announce the following new addition to the
roundtable program:

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger

University of Nevada, Las Vegas - Cox Pavilion

The White House, Congress, and many states, notably Nevada, are developing clean energy policies to accelerate the deployment of renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies. These efforts would create good jobs, advance energy independence, and ensure long term economic prosperity for Nevada, the nation, and the world. This Summit will develop ideas to achieve these goals. We hope you will join the conversation.

Part I: Jobs, Savings, and Investment: 3 Pillars of the Clean Energy Economy
A roundtable discussion, focusing on the macroeconomic case for clean energy investment, bringing energy efficiency retrofits to scale, and promoting the market for renewable energy and energy infrastructure, featuring:
Senator Harry Reid
John Podesta
Vice President Al Gore
Secretary Steven Chu
Secretary Hilda L. Solis
Senator Maria Cantwell
Danny Thompson
Rose McKinney James
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa
General Wesley Clark
Dr. Stephanie Burns
Terry O’Sullivan T. Boone Pickens
Senator Tim Wirth
Denise Bode
John Woolard
Van Jones
Michael Yackira
Lucien Bronicki
Steve Roell
State Senator Steven Horsford
Marc Porat
Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger

Part II: Special Remarks by President Bill Clinton
Part III: Community Town Hall on America's Energy Future
American Progress President and CEO John Podesta will moderate a community town hall including Vice President Al Gore, Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Cathy Zoi, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, and energy executive T. Boone Pickens, as they take questions via text, email, and live audience.
Lunch will be provided among clean energy exhibitors.
For more information on the conference and to register online, go to

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