For Immediate Release
January 9, 2013
Governor to Host Second Annual Energy Development Summit
Governor to be joined by Utah's Congressional Delegation, industry leaders & other energy stakeholders for two-day event at the Salt Palace Convention Center
Who: Utah's top elected officials, energy industry representatives, state and federal agencies, local and national organizations, academics, and students interested in the advancement of Utah's Energy Future. Notable speakers include:
o Governor Gary R. Herbert
o Lieutenant Governor Greg Bell
o Senator Orrin Hatch
o Senator Mike Lee
o Representatives Rob Bishop, Jason Chaffetz, and Chris Stewart
When: Thursday, January 10 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
o Governor, Lieutenant Governor, and Utah's Congressional Delegation speak during Luncheon Plenary, 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
o Office of Energy Development Director, Samantha Mary Julian, available for questions, 8:45 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
o Resource experts in the areas of oil shale and oil sands, nuclear energy, coal, oil & gas, renewable energy, or energy efficiency available upon request, 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Where: The Salt Palace Convention Center, 100 S. West Temple, Salt Lake City, Utah
Summit to be held in Halls 1 & 2, and Room 155, on the first floor of the Salt Palace.
Relevance: The Governor's Energy Development Summit is an opportunity to examine key issues in the ever-changing energy sector and to help attendees better understand the significant value energy adds to Utah's world-class economy. The Summit is the most important energy forum in the Intermountain West.