Welcome Guest to Coatings World    Login || Register
Last Updated Saturday, September 20 2014
Print

Air Quality IX Conference Begins Monday, October 21, 2013



Published October 21, 2013
The Energy &
Environmental Research Center's (EERC's) International Air Quality IX
Conference kicks off on Monday, October 21, 2013 at the Crystal Gateway
Marriott Hotel in Arlington, Virginia. The Air Quality IX Conference is
the nation's premier international conference on environmental topics
associated with energy production.

Christopher Smith, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary and Acting
Assistant Secretary for the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) Office
of Fossil Energy (FE), has been added as a keynote speaker and will
address attendees at 9 a.m. on Monday morning.

Smith is responsible for office operations and managing the oversight
of Fossil Energy's Research and Development Program (encompassing coal,
oil, and natural gas) and the U.S. Petroleum Reserves. He was appointed
to DOE in October 2009 as Deputy Assistant Secretary of FE's Office of
Oil and Natural Gas. Prior to his appointment, Smith served in
managerial and analytical positions of increasing responsibility in the
private sector.

Smith began his career as an officer in the U.S. Army and served tours
in Korea and Hawaii. He holds a bachelor's degree in Engineering
Management from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and an M.B.A
from Cambridge University.

Other keynote speakers at the conference include U.S. Senator John
Hoeven (R-ND); U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND), via video; Tony
Clark, Commissioner, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission; and Amy
Ericson, U.S. Country President, Alstom Power.

More than 350 registrants representing 38 states, the District of
Columbia, and nine countries worldwide (Canada, France, Germany,
Israel, Japan, South Korea, Turkey, United Kingdom, and the United
States) are expected at this year's conference.

The technical program includes an esteemed lineup of experts in the
energy industry. The program includes two streams of concurrent
technical sessions, featuring topics such as, but not limited to,
mercury control; policy, regulations, and health issues; carbon
capture, utilization, and storage; gasification, natural gas,
industrial systems, and unconventional emissions and control;
measurement of hazardous air pollutants; and multipollutant emission
control and nonmercury metals.

Air Quality IX is sponsored by the EERC, DOE's National Energy
Technology Laboratory, and the Electric Power Research Institute, along
with Collaborating Sponsor Calgon Carbon Corporation and Partnering
Sponsors, ADA-Carbon Solutions, FMC Corporation, Great Lakes Solutions
(a Chemtura business), the Lignite Energy Council, and Midwest Energy
Emissions Corp.

For more information about the conference speakers, program topics, and
to register, visit www.undeerc.org/AQ9.


blog comments powered by Disqus
Receive free Coatings World emails
Sign up now to receive the weekly newsletter, and more!

Enter your email address:
Company Spotlight
Keeneyes
18F, No.85, Sec. 1, Chung-Shiao E. Rd.
Taipei, Taiwan, 100
R.O.C.
View Profile
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc.
9911 Brecksville Road
Cleveland, OH, 44141
US
View Profile
Micro Powders, Inc.
580 White Plains Rd.
Tarrytown, NY, 10591
US
View Profile
Sunin Machine Co., Ltd.
No.96, Chiao Ho Rd ,Chungho Dist
New Taipei City, Taiwan , 235
Taiwan Roc
View Profile
Shamrock Technologies, Inc.
Foot of Pacific Street
Newark, NJ, 07114
USA
View Profile
AZ Electronic Materials Co., Ltd.
No. 458-6, Sinsing Road Hu Kou Township Hsinchu Country 303, Taiwan
Hsinchu Country, Taiwan, 303
Taiwan
View Profile
Houchi Chemical Co., Ltd
No.56, Fu Chow Street
Taipei, Taipei, 100
Taiwan
View Profile
Siltech Corporation
225 Wicksteed Avenue
Toronto, ON, M4H 1G5
Canada
View Profile
BASF Corporation
100 Campus Drive
Florham Park, NJ, 07932
US
View Profile
Follow Coatings World On