Technical Training Archive

Energy Exchange 2020 Training Focus Areas

Engaging with the Federal Government

Track A:

Learn about how and what tools and resources are being used by federal agencies senior leaders to overcome challenges to secure resilient-efficient-secure continuous mission operations, including the incorporation of COVID-19 lessons learned. Hear leadership perspectives from the Department of Defense, Civilian Agencies, the Council on Environmental Quality, the Office of Budget Management, the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Electricity and DOE’s National Laboratories and others. A session on new contracting requirements will also be included.

Integrating Resilience at Federal Agencies

Track B:

Learn about how federal agencies are addressing resilience. This track will focus on resilience planning and tools, ways to integrate energy and water efficiency opportunities with resilience requirements, and how to empower stakeholders to deliver resilient, efficient, sustainable, and secure solutions.  

These concepts are key to establishing energy and water resilience, providing energy and water professionals the resources and tools needed to support mission assurance objectives.

Facility Design and Operation Foundations

Track C:

Learn about building design and operations. This track will provide attendees with information on advanced modelling, artificial intelligence, grid interaction, and a holistic approach to energy efficiency within a facility. This track will also include discussions of how to access, integrate and analyze available data to make day-to-day decisions as well as to develop long-term energy plans. 

Optimizing Federal Facilities and Portfolios Design & Operations

Track D:

Learn basic and advanced concepts involved in securing Operational Technology (OT) systems against cyberattack. This track will include mitigation approaches, cybersecurity maturity models, assessment tools, cybersecurity of distributed energy resources, and lessons learned from other sectors to enhance Federal OT cybersecurity posture.

Deploying Efficient Technologies in Federal Projects

Track E:

Learn about proven and emerging energy efficiency technologies and practices that enable a reduction in Federal energy cost and waste.  These technologies include heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC); advanced energy storage systems; renewable energy technologies; water conservation technologies; and alternative vehicle and fleet technologies. 

Developing Financing for Federal Projects

Track F:

Learn about approaches and strategies utilized to leverage third-party financing to meet federal energy and water efficiency goals and objectives.  This includes best practices in performance assurance, measurement, and verification.  Topics will include roles and responsibilities in O&M, financing resilience projects, and selecting a contracting vehicle.