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The Aspen Clean Energy Roundtable: Blue Sun President & CEO Jeff Probst to Speak

Event Date:
April 05, 2006

Event Time:
April 5th, 6th, 7th

The Aspen Meadows Resort 845 Meadows Road Aspen, CO 81611 1-800-452-4240


"The Future of Clean Fuels and Power: Leadership in Technology and Investment"


The Aspen Clean Energy Roundtable is a highly interactive, private debate on issues facing today's energy, power, and transportation industries.  We discuss a broad range of technology, policy, and investment topics relating to worldwide needs for clean, safe, affordable energy. 


Program Outline, as of March 3


Wednesday, April 5:       Arrivals, Registration, Opening Reception & Buffet,

6:30 PM


Thursday, April 6:


Session 1:  Main Drivers and Key Issues: Global Outlook for Energy

8:30 am Welcome Remarks


   • Gary Burch, Director, Central Region Office, U.S. Department of Energy, Golden *

   • Lou Burke, Manager, Emerging Technology, ConocoPhillips, Houston

   • Darlene Radcliffe, Manager, Environmental Tech Strategies, Cinergy, Cincinnati

   • Lou Cerone, Chief Technology Officer, GE Energy, Atlanta

   • Dr. Amory Lovins, Co-CEO, Rocky Mountain Institute, Snowmass

   • Sam Rasosia, Chairman of Commissioners, Indonesia Power, Jakarta


Session 2:  North American Energy Markets


   • William Easter, President, Chairman, CEO, Duke Energy Field Services, Denver *

   • Randy Udall, Director, Community Office for Resource Efficiency, Houston

   • Dr. Joel Swisher, Principal and Team Leader, Rocky Mountain Institute, Boulder

   • Daniel Emmett, Executive Director, Energy Independence Now, Santa Barbara


Session 3:  Cleaner Solutions for Hydrocarbons & Nuclear


   • David Patton, Senior Director, R.W. Beck, Boston

   • Ted Venners, Chairman, KFX, Denver

   • Andy Blumenfeld, Vice President, Market Research, Arch Coal, St. Louis *

   • Dr. Dag Nummedal, Director, Colorado Energy Research Institute, Colorado School of Mines, Golden


Friday, April 7:


Session 4:  Sustainable Mobility: Fuel Options and Consumer Choice

8:30 am


   • Andrew Kingston, President & CEO, DynaMotive, Vancouver

   • Dr. Michael Gallagher, President & COO, Westport Innovations, Vancouver

   • Mike Zora, Sales Manager, Archer Daniels Midland, Decatur

   • Jeff Probst, President & CEO, Blue Sun BioDiesel, Denver

   • EPA Alternative Fuels Team speaker to be announced


Session 5:  New Technologies and Processes for Renewable Power


   • Mel Jones, President & CEO, Sterling Planet, Norcross, GA

   • Matthew Hantzmon, Managing Director, Greenlight Energy, Charlottesville

   • Patrina Eiffert, President, ImaginIt, Denver *


Session 6:  Closing Session


Roundtable to Conclude, 2:30 pm                                                      

* = Pending final confirmation       



Participation is strictly limited to 90 senior executives.  All sessions are "off the record" in order to facilitate an open dialogue.  The Roundtable registration fee is $750 ($950 after March 15); the non-profit and academic fee is $450.00.  This fee includes all Roundtable proceedings and documentation but not travel or hotel costs.  Please print out the below Registration Form and return this to us by fax (1-303-534-2501).  Even if you are unable to attend, kindly email us if you wish to remain on our Invitation List.


We have reserved a block of rooms at the Aspen Meadows hotel; the rate is $289; which includes all meals and refreshment breaks.  Please note: If you are not staying at the hotel, a $100 per day meal charge will apply.  Rooms will be available on a first come, first served basis.  Please register before making any travel or hotel reservations.  Cancellations: Prior to March 25, a $250 charge applies; after March 25: substitutions only. 


Draft Program and Registration Form (PDF)


Online Registration


Aspen Meadows Room Reservation Form


Senior executives from the oil, gas, power generation, and utility industries

Leading automotive OEMs and clean transportation technology innovators

Senior government and international policy makers

Engineering, software, equipment suppliers, and technology leaders

Leading research laboratories and institutions

Banks, insurers, venture capitalists, accounting, management, and law firms


Andrew Bermingham, Managing Director

andrew @

Montreux Energy LLC

700 17th Street, Suite 1950

Denver, Colorado 80202 USA

Tel 303-534-2500  Fax 303-534-2501

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