From: Faculty and Research E-Memo (memofrom@Colorado.EDU)
Date: Fri Oct 31 2008 - 23:16:07 MDT
Date: Fri, 31 Oct 2008 23:16:07 -0600 (MDT) From: Faculty and Research E-Memo <memofrom@Colorado.EDU> Subject: Monday, Nov. 3rd: Deadline to Register for the
TO: Boulder Campus Teaching & Research Faculty,
Deans, Directors, Dept Chairs, System Administration
FROM: CU Energy Initiative, University of Colorado at Boulder
SENDER: Carl Koval, Faculty Director, CU Energy Initiative,
University of Colorado at Boulder
DATE: October 31, 2008
SUBJECT: Monday, Nov. 3rd: Deadline to Register for the
EI Research Symposium
IF YOU HAVE NOT ALREADY DONE SO, PLEASE CONSIDER REGISTERING FOR THE ENERGY
INITIATIVE RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM THAT WILL BE HELD ON NOVEMBER 17TH IN THE
UNIVERSITY MEMORIAL CENTER (UMC). ALSO, PLEASE FORWARD THIS MESSAGE TO
POTENTIALLY INTERESTED MEMBERS OF YOUR RESEARCH GROUP.
On line registration and poster abstract submission for the Research
Symposium is available at: http://ei.colorado.edu/2008_symposium.
Registrants who wish to participate in the poster presentation will be asked
to submit a 250-word abstract when they register (only one abstract needs to
be submitted for each poster). The deadline for registration and submission
of abstracts is Monday, November 3.
The main activity for the symposium will be a poster session in which
faculty, research associates, graduate students and scientists display
research projects and ideas for tackling energy and related climate change
or sustainability issues. More importantly, participants can learn about
related research interests and expertise on the CU Campuses and at local
federal laboratories (e.g. NREL, NOAA, NCAR, NIST). Poster presentations on
all aspects of renewable energy and energy sustainability are welcome, and
will be accepted on a first-come, first serve basis.
The poster session begins at 11:00 am in the Glenn Miller Ballroom. The
poster session, which includes a buffet lunch, is free for participants who
register for the Symposium.
A Seed Grant Competition with awards up to $50,000 will be held following
the Research Symposium. Only poster participants in the Research Symposium
will be eligible to submit proposals to the Seed Grant Competition. Specific
proposal instructions and reviewing criteria, as well as an application
form, will be available on the EI website immediately following the
The Symposium will begin at 8:30 am in UMC 235 with a keynote address by
Professor Daniel Kammen of the University of California-Berkeley titled
"Policy Advice for the New President," followed by a panel with Tom Weimer,
Republican chief of staff for the House Select Committee on Energy
Independence and Global Warming; Jean Fruci, Staff Director, Subcommittee on
Energy and Environment, House Committee on Science and Technology; and
Michael Rodemeyer, former Assistant Director for Environment in the Office
of Science and Technology Policy in the Executive Office of the President in
the Clinton administration, and former Chief Democratic Counsel for the U.S.
Congress House Committee on Science and Technology. The address and panel
discussion are free, open to the public and do not require registration for
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