The Energy Exchange provides the opportunity to learn, network, and have fun with your colleagues. In addition to this year’s comprehensive technical training program, explore the pre- and post-event workshops, technical tours, and other special events occurring in and around the Colorado Convention Center from August 19-23. See below for a list special event details:

 

 


Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) Training Workshops

Date: Monday, August 19, 2019
Time: 8:00 AM – 5:30 PM MT
Location: Colorado Convention Center; various rooms
Availability: Open to all Energy Exchange attendees; registration required

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) will be hosting free pre-event workshops on August 19, 2019, at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver. The workshops will be organized across seven subject areas, including: Resilience Strategy and Technologies, Demand Response and Financing for Resilience, Building Design and Operations, Cybersecuring Facility Systems and Related Technologies, Fleet and Data Center Technologies, Financing Approaches for Federal Projects, and ESPC 5 Phases to Success. Register and view the complete schedule here!

 

 


Military Services Energy Office Updates

Date: Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Time: 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM MT
Location: Colorado Convention Center; Room TBD
Availability: Open to all Energy Exchange attendees

Energy resilience is critical to sustaining military missions and directly supports readiness. Join representatives from the Army’s Office of Energy Initiatives, Navy’s Resilient Energy Program Office, and Air Force’s Office of Energy Assurance to discuss program and policy updates that affect the Service’s energy resilience efforts.

To learn more, contact either Ms. Joyce VanSlyke, U.S. Army Office of Energy Initiatives, at joyce.r.vanslyke.civ@mail.mil or (703) 692-608; or Elizabeth Meixler at elizabeth.r.meixler.ctr@mail.mil or (703) 545-7458.

 

 


Advance Your Career Through Training: Federal Buildings Personnel Training Act Open House

Date: Wednesday, August 21, 2019
Time: 12:45 PM – 1:45 PM MT
Location: Colorado Convention Center; Room TBD
Availability: Open to all Energy Exchange attendees

The General Services Administration’s Facility Management Institute (FMI) is holding an open house to gather input from and provide guidance to Federal Agencies and industry stakeholders directly engaged in implementing the Federal Buildings Personnel Training Act (FBPTA) legislation or directly engaged in training of federal facilities staff, including Energy Managers. During the meeting the FBPTA National Program Manager will:

  • Explain how to earn FBPTA credit for attendance at FBPTA-Aligned Energy Exchange Sessions
  • Introduce the results of two working groups that led to the creation of a new competency area in Cybersecurity and its associated performances, and the new performances specific to wage grade trades positions such as HVAC Technicians, Carpenters, Electricians and Plumbers.
  • Facilitate a Q/A portion during which the participants will be engaged in a discussion and will be solicited to provide input and guidance to improve the FBPTA program.

To learn more, visit https://sftool.gov/assess or contact Maureen Roskoski at Maureen.roskoski@feapc.com.

 

 


Land Management Agencies Huddle

Date: Wednesday, August 21, 2019
Time: 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM MT
Location: Colorado Convention Center; Room TBD
Availability: Open to all, but focused on land management agencies

This is an informal meeting for staff from land management agencies to compare notes on managing our smaller and widely dispersed facilities for efficiency, sustainability, and resilience.  Anyone interested in sharing is welcome.

To learn more, contact David Wiley, U.S. Forest Service, at david.wiley@usda.gov or (703) 605-4512.

 

 


3rd Annual Energy Exchange 5K Fun Run

Date: Thursday, August 22, 2019
Time: 6:30 AM – 7:30 AM MT
Location: Sculpture Park (across from the Colorado Convention Center)
Availability: Open to all Energy Exchange attendees

The 3rd Annual Energy Exchange 5K Fun Run continues the tradition established in 2017 at Tampa. Whether you’re out to prove you’re the fastest energy professional or just want to work out with other like-minded folks in the community, please come out for the fun run. We will run a scenic course along the Cherry Creek in downtown Denver. Rally point will be the southern tip of Sculpture Park, directly across Champa St from the Convention center. Water will be served in the Sculpture Park at the start and finish. View the route here; no registration is required.

 

 


National Renewable Energy Laboratory Campus Tour

Date: Friday, August 23, 2019
Time: 7:45 AM – 12:00 PM MT
Location: National Renewable Energy Laboratory South Table Mountain Campus (Golden, CO)
Availability: Open to all Energy Exchange attendees; registration required

Energy Exchange attendees interested in learning about the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) are invited to participate in a campus tour on Friday, August 23, 2019. Attendees will learn about the lab’s capabilities, tour the South Table Mountain Campus, and have the opportunity to network with NREL scientists and experts who are transforming the energy landscape. This tour is limited to 90 attendees. Register for this tour.

Please note: The registration deadline for all non-U.S. citizens is Friday, July 12, 2019. U.S. citizens must register by Thursday, August 15, 2019. Learn more about NREL.