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Secretary of Energy Rick Perry to Headline 2018 ARPA-E Summit

March 7, 2018

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WASHINGTON, D.C. U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry will address the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy’s (ARPA-E) 2018 Energy Innovation Summit next Wednesday, March 14, 2018. He will be joined by a host of leaders in energy innovation, industry, research, and policy.

The ARPA-E Summit runs from March 13-15, 2018, and features speakers from across the energy innovation spectrum. Secretary Perry will participate in a mainstage discussion with Karen Alderman Harbert, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Global Energy Institute at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. DOE’s Under Secretary for Science Paul Dabbar will address the summit on Tuesday, March 13, 2018.

In addition to the mainstage sessions, the Summit’s Technology Showcase features more than 275 innovative technologies from across all energy sectors, bringing ARPA-E awardees and other top technologists together with government researchers, investors, and corporate decision makers who are looking to transform how energy is created, used, and stored.

For more information, and to register for the ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit please visit HERE. Accredited members of the media should register HERE.

WHAT The 2018 ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit

 March 13-15, 2018


Gaylord National Convention Center, National Harbor, Md.

The Honorable Rick Perry, Secretary of Energy, U.S. Department of Energy
The Honorable Paul M. Dabbar, Under Secretary for Science, U.S. Department of Energy
Michael Kratsios, Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy U.S. Chief Technology Officer, Office of Science and Technology Policy, The White House
Dr. Chris Fall, Principal Deputy Director, Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA‑E)
Rear Admiral David J. Hahn, Chief of Naval Research; Director, Innovation Technology Requirements, and Test and Evaluation, U.S. Navy
Norm Augustine, Co-Chair, American Energy Innovation Council
Tim Holt, CEO, Power Generation Services, Siemens
Dr. Ganesh Kailasam, Technology Director, Oil & Gas Climate Initiative (OGCI) Climate Investments
Dr. G.P. “Bud” Peterson, President, Georgia Institute of Technology
Katie Rae, CEO and Managing Partner, The Engine
RSVP To cover the events please register HERE, and email Peebles Squire at and Jessica Szymanski