Planning for a Net Zero Energy Footprint

Apr 23, 2013

Ninth Annual Symposium on Energy in the 21st Century
Friday, April 12, 2013
The Links at Erie Village, East Syracuse, N.Y.

9th annual Energy in the 21st Century symposium.
Nearly 400 attended the 9th annual Energy in the 21st Century symposium.
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The Energy in the 21st Century symposium series was founded by and continues to be directed by Dr. Rhea Jezer, environmental educator and policy advisor to elected officials in New York State and beyond.  She is a consultant and advisor to candidates for election at all levels in both major political parties.  Dr. Jezer was an environmental advisor to then Senator Hillary Clinton for nine years, and worked closely with New York Governor George Pataki, President Bill Clinton, Attorney General Eliot Spitzer, among others.

Dr. Rhea Jezer, Founder, Director and Host, Energy in the 21st Century symposium series
Dr. Rhea Jezer, Founder, Director and Host, Energy in the 21st Century symposium series
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The symposium series is a division of Synapse Sustainability Trust, a non-profit incubator of green business concepts that dramatically reduce the release of CO2 into Earth's atmosphere.
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Garry A. Brown, Chairman, New York State Public Service Commission.
Garry A. Brown, Chairman, New York State Public Service Commission.
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Frank Murray, CEO and Director, NYSERDA
Frank Murray, CEO and Director, NYSERDA

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Jerry Davis, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
Jerry Davis, Senior Engineer, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
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Sergej Mahnovski, Director, PlaNYC
Sergej Mahnovski, Director, PlaNYC
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Chris Carrick, Director, Energy Management Program, CNY Planning Board
Chris Carrick, Director, Energy Management Program, CNY Planning Board
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Luke Tonachel, Senior Analyst, Energy and Transportation Program, Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)
Luke Tonachel, Senior Analyst, Energy and Transportation Program, Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)
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Greg Paul, author, The Citizen-powered Energy Handbook
Greg Paul, author, The Citizen-powered Energy Handbook
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Thomas Congdon, Assistant Secretary for Energy, New York State
Thomas Congdon, Assistant Secretary for Energy, New York State
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For more information about this symposium and others in the series, visit http://www.energy21symposium.org/