Opportunities in Energy 2017

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Opportunities in Energy 2017

December 7, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm UTC-5

When: Thursday, December 7, 2017

Where: The Square Room

4 Market Square, Knoxville, TN 37902

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You’re invited to join the Tennessee Advanced Energy Business Council at its annual, year-end “Opportunities in Energy” event.

REMINDER: The Square Room is located inside Cafe 4 in Market Square. 

PARKING — Plan ahead!

We suggest parking at the State Street Garage or Walnut Street Garage, both are a 5 minute walk to the venue. There is a fee associated with parking at these garages.

Downtown parking information:

State Street: 520 State Street, Knoxville, TN

Walnut Street: 407 Walnut Street, Knoxville, TN


1:00 PM Doors open

Welcome: Cortney Piper, TAEBC Vice President


Video Presentation: Entrepreneurs in Advanced Energy


“It’s in our roots” Tennessee’s research assets build America’s energy economy

Chancellor Beverly Davenport, University of Tennessee at Knoxville

Craig Blue, Director of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Programs, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Moderated by: Tom Ballard, Teknovation.biz & Chief Alliance Officer, PYA


Decisions, Decisions: TVA’s advanced energy future

Jay Stowe, Senior Vice President of Distributed Energy Resources, TVA


TennSMART: Accelerating the development & deployment of intelligent mobility innovations in Tennessee

Tom Rogers, Director of Industrial Partnerships & Economic Development, Oak Ridge National Laboratory


Taking a Risk: The advanced energy entrepreneur

Jeff Kanel, CEO, Renewable Algal Energy

Moderated by: Shawn Carson, Three Roots Capital


Meet Tennessee’s advanced energy entrepreneurs

Anna Douglas, Co-founder, SkyNano Technologies

Ming Qi, Founder & CEO, Peroxygen Systems

Jason Loyet, Founder & President, Solar Site Design


4:00 PM Closing Remarks: Cortney Piper, TAEBC Vice President

4:00 PM – 4:45 PM Happy Hour & Networking


Please join us directly following the program for a networking happy hour. Complimentary food and drinks will be provided.


December 7, 2017
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm UTC-5


Square Room
4 Market Square
Knoxville, TN 37902 United States
By joining TAEBC, you can be part of this exciting effort to grow Tennessee’s economy through advanced energy innovation, generation and manufacturing.