Friday October 5, 2012 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM EDT

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Mott Community College

1401 E. Court St.
Flint, Michigan 48503
Main Office: (810) 762-0278

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David Namenye 
Kettering University 

Hotel Information

Holiday Inn Gateway Centre

5353 Gateway Centre

Room Rate: $89 per night


Phone: 800-456-4329 or 810-232-5300

Reservations must be made no later than September 24, 2012. Reference: Kettering Energy Forum for block room rate.

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The NSF Great Lakes Energy Forum will bring top industry and academic experts together to share their knowledge on alternative energy with a focus on the progress of fuel cell development. This forum is designed to engage multiple audiences, including industry leaders, education professionals, and students from both high school and post-secondary institutions.

The Forum will include displays and activities such as a static display of various fuel cell vehicles and a GM Volt hybrid vehicle, fuel cell car and hydrogen bus rides, tour of Swedish Bio Gas Production facility using waste water for gas production and hands-on activities for students.

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WarnerJames Warner, Director of Policy
Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Energy Association
James is an expert on energy, environment, and climate change policy.




Gregory Kleen, Education Manager
Department Of Energy-NREL
Greg is the Acting Education Team Lead for the Fuel Cell Technology Program.


HamiltonJennifer Hamilton, Safety & Education Specialist
California Fuel Cell Partnership
Safety and Education Specialist for the CA Fuel Cell Partnership, working in hydrogen safety, codes and standards development, education of emergency responders, facility systems safety, and Project Manager for the CaFCP hydrogen fueling station. 


BirdsallJacquelyn Birdsall, Engineer, Advanced Powertrain
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.
Jacquelyn has experience and interest in automotive industry - specifically in alternative fuel vehicles.


Ed Benning, General Manager, Flint Mass Transit Authority-Hydrogen Bus and Fueling Station
Dr. David Benson, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Kettering University
Dr. Joel Berry, Director, Center for Fuel Cell Systems and Powertrain Integration
Brion Dickens, Wind Farm Developer
Dr. Mohamed El-Sayed, Professor, Kettering University-Automotive Design and Multi-Disciplinary Operations
Tom Guise, CEO, Swedish Biogas International, LLC.
Dr. Daniel Lewis, Assistant Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Lisa Richter, Instructor, Macomb Community College
Carrie Warning, Instructor, Genesee Area Skills Center

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A tour of Swedish Biogas Flint Facility will be conducted
Thursday, October 4th at 4:00 pm. 
Registrants are invited to sign-up for this tour when they register. 

Forum Presented by:Kettering Seal