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  1. 1. Don’t miss the Energy Harvesting Focus Day! See page 3 for details… Presents a Training Conference… Alternative Energy FOR DEFENSE Increasing energy efficiency and sustainability at the lowest cost June 24 – 26, 2009 | Washington, D.C area Speakers confirmed to present at this year’s can’t miss conference include: Alan Shaffer, SES Principal Deputy, OSD/(AT&L)/DDR&E RADM(s) Phil Cullom, USN Director, Fleet Readiness Division Christopher DiPetto, SES Deputy Director, Engineering & Test, Policy and Guidance, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense Featuring a Dr. Richard T. Carlin, SES Department Head, Sea Warfare and special DARPA Weapons Department, Office of session! Naval Research Michael McGhee Don’t miss the best opportunity of the year to: Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of • Find out the latest OSD, Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps the Air Force for Energy, requirements, initiatives, and R&D in alternative energy Environment, Safety and Occupational Health (EESOH) • Discover breakthrough efforts in alternative fuels, fuel cells, renewables, energy conversion, and energy generation And many more! • Gain insight into solutions for strategic energy security Media Partners: To Register Call: Joe Cox 416-597-4787 or email
  2. 2. Alternative Energy Who You Will Meet: Titles FOR DEFENSE • Program/ Product Managers • Senior/ Chief/ Principal Engineers • Operations Support Increasing energy efficiency and • Systems Engineers • Systems Support Specialists sustainability at the lowest cost • Systems Requirements Areas • Energy and power management • Power source development Dear Colleague, • Fuel cells • Batteries Astronomical fuel costs, the instabil • Solar cells ity of foreign oil suppliers, and the in transporting fuel over long dist risks inherent • Engines ances have driven the DoD to seek petroleum as a fuel source. Alternat alternatives to ive energy sources are increasingly necessary to fulfill military objectiv viable and es. New technological breakthroughs to power devices and machinery are forefront in today’s operations, with at the About IDGA the overarching goal being to red consumption and reliance on pet uce fuel The Institute for roleum, increase efficiency and Defense & sustainability – all at the lowest cost possible. Government Advancement (IDGA) is a non- IDGA’s inaugural conference on Alte partisan information based rnative Energy for Defense will enla Tactical Power Summit Series, brin rge upon our organization dedicated to the ging you the latest information alternative fuels and power sou about the promotion of innovative ideas in rces that will serve the military’s operational needs. tactical and public service and defense. We bring together speaker panels comprised of military and Important issues to be discussed incl government professionals while ude: • The latest OSD and Service power attracting delegates with decision- and energy initiatives and requirem • Low ering energy costs ents making power from military, • Advanc ements in military fuel, including JP-8 government and defense industries. • New For more information, please portable power solutions visit us at • And much more! Our objective is to bring forward- thinking military and civilian personn one place to further the developmen el together in t and adoption of alternative energy for the military. solutions Here’s what people are saying about past IDGA Take the time now to block off Jun e 24 – 26, 2009 in your calendar, events: your place among your peers and and reserve key leaders in the alternative energy Register yourself and your team tod community. ay by calling Joe Cox 416-597-4 “Content was very insightful” email 787 or by -Army Test and Evaluation I look forward to meeting you in Jun Command e! V/R, “Excellent, thought P.S. Don,t miss provoking” -NAVAIR industry leaders at the “Absolutely outstanding” -SAF/AQ Holly Schneider Brown pre-conference Energy “Fantastic job organizing and Division Director IDGA Harvesting Focus Day! orchestrating another valuable conference” -USAF 2 To Register Call: Joe Cox 416-597-4787 or email
  3. 3. Energy Harvesting Focus Day Energy Harvesting Focus Day Wednesday, June 24, 2009 Give time to the issues that matter most. Sign up for the Energy Harvesting Focus Day and dedicate more time to dialogue and networking in a classroom environment. This in-depth and interactive series of workshops will examine current research and development in energy harvesting. Hear from leading researchers on the technology and processes that are revolutionizing the power and energy world. These practical application sessions will deliver high impact training led by globally recognized experts. 8:00 am Registration and Coffee 8:30am – 10:30am Extracting energy from biomass in the environment The Energetically Autonomous Tactical Robot (EATR) Project The purpose of the Energetically Autonomous Tactical Robot (EATR)™ What will be covered: project is to develop and demonstrate an autonomous robotic platform able • The subsystems of EATR and how they work to perform long-range, long-endurance missions without the need for • How EATR distinguishes biomass sources of energy from non-energy manual or conventional re-fueling, which would otherwise preclude the materials, properly manipulates and ingests the biomass materials into the ability of the robot to perform such missions. The system obtains its energy engine system, and generates electrical power to operate the various by foraging – engaging in biologically-inspired, organism-like, energy- subsystems harvesting behavior which is the equivalent of eating. How you will benefit: • Learn about potential Phase III commercialization projects It can find, ingest, and extract energy from biomass in the environment (and • Understand the potential development of prototype and operational other organically-based energy sources), as well as use conventional and EATR™ systems for military and civil applications alternative fuels (such as gasoline, heavy fuel, kerosene, diesel, propane, • Discover how the hybrid external combustion engine system may be coal, cooking oil, and solar) when suitable. For example, about 150 lbs of developed for civil and military automotive applications, whether for vegetation could provide sufficient energy for 100 miles of driving, manned or unmanned vehicles depending on circumstances. Session Leader: Dr. Robert Finkelstein, President, Robotic Technology Inc. 10:30am – 12:30pm Harvesting energy from the human body Mechanical Energy for the Future Soldier Biomechanical Energy Harvesting Biomechanical energy harvesting—generating electricity from people during • The technology underlying current biomechanical energy harvesters daily activities—is a promising alternative to batteries for powering the • The future path for biomechanical energy harvesting dismounted soldier. These technologies leverage the high chemical to How you will benefit: mechanical efficiency of muscle (comparable to internal combustion engines), • An understanding of the physiological potential and limits to the high power output of the human body (with 100 W mechanical easily biomechanical energy harvesting sustainable), and the high specific energy of food (100 fold greater energy • An understanding of the technical potential and limits to biomechanical content than batteries of the same weight). energy harvesting What will be covered: Session Leader: Max Donelan, Ph.D., Chief Science Officer, Bionic • The biomechanics and physiology of human movement Power Inc. 12:30pm – 1:30pm Lunch 1:30pm – 3:30pm Storing harvested energy Kinetic Energy Harvesting using Capacitor Storage Significant quantities of kinetic energy are available for capture and reuse • Proper sizing of the energy storage system provided suitable storage media is available. Electrochemical capacitors, • Energy efficiency improvements that can be typically achieved sometimes called supercapacitors or ultracapacitors, are fast becoming the How you will benefit: preferred storage media for energy harvesting due to their rapid capture • Learn what is the state of the art in electrochemical capacitor technology rate, efficient operation, and high cycle life. Capacitor storage will be • Hear about the many energy harvesting applications now using capacitor featured and compared with alternative energy storage technology. storage • Become skilled at selecting the most optimum energy storage technology What will be covered: • Operating principals of electrochemical capacitors Session Leader: John R. Miller, Ph.D., President, JME, Inc. • Applications that are best suited for kinetic energy harvesting 3:30pm – 5:30pm Breaking barriers to economic viability Harvesting Algae for Fuel Receive an overview of Univenture’s AlgaeVenture Systems’ Rapid Algae What will be covered: Farming system and the efforts to focus on full-scale hybrid pond system • Economic viability of harvesting algae for fuel including design and performance for the production of algae for fuel and • Technical overview of the harvesting unit other products. As this system was being designed to provide ideal growing • Uses of harvesting unit beyond the algae industry conditions for algae year round with continually harvesting, we developed a How you will benefit: breakthrough technology with our harvesting, dewatering, and drying • Learn the about the strategy of simulating nature at its best technology. By breaking this long held barrier for economic viability, algae • Review of challenges overcome with this unique screening process for fuel now appears to be ready for the market. • Discover an energy efficient harvesting unit that is scalable Session Leader: Ross O. Youngs, CEO, Univenture, Inc. To register call: Joe Cox 416-597-4787 or email 3
  4. 4. Main Conference Day One Main Conference Day Two Thursday, June 25, 2009 Friday, June 26, 2009 7:15 REGISTRATION & COFFEE 7:15 REGISTRATION & COFFEE 8:00 Chairperson’s Welcome & Opening Remarks 8:00 Chairperson’s Opening Remarks Keynote 8:10 OSD Latest Initiatives in Alternative Energy 8:10 Marine Corps Tactical Renewable Energy Efforts Alan Shaffer, SES, Principal Deputy, OSD/(AT&L)/DDR&E • USMC future needs • Man-portable renewable energy efforts Tactical Energy Needs 8:50 Implementing the Findings of the Defense Science Board • Transportable renewable energy efforts Study Michael Gallagher, Program Manager - Expeditionary Power • Findings of the Defense Science Board Task Force on Energy which Systems, Marine Corps Systems Command reported out in February 2008, and the implementation steps being taken within the DoD 8:50 Alternative Energy Initiatives for the Tactical Battlefield • Focus on how energy risks are being incorporated in US force planning, • Current electric power landscape requirements development and acquisition processes • On-going initiatives • Discuss how energy issues relate to the acquisition reform, QDR and • Vision for the future other major issues on the DoD table today Michael Padden, Department of Defense Project Manager, Mobile Christopher DiPetto, SES, Deputy Director, Engineering & Test, Policy Electric Power and Guidance, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense 9:30 NETWORKING BREAK 9:30 NETWORKING BREAK 10:15 Department of Defense Facilities Energy Program 10:15 US Navy's Strategic Energy Vision • Historical perspective of the Department of Defenses energy efficiency RADM(s) Phil Cullom, USN, Director, Fleet Readiness Division and renewable energy generation progress US Navy Focus • Current facilities energy program goals and efforts 10:55 Energy Science & Technology: A Perspective • Provide a glimpse of future facilities energy areas of focus • Office of Naval Research role Brian Lally, Director Facilities Energy Directorate and Utilities • Review of ongoing programs Privatization, Office of the Secretary of Defense • Alternative energy benefits in humanitarian operations Dr. Richard T. Carlin, SES, Department Head, Sea Warfare and 10:55 Energy Security for Enduring Operations Weapons Department, Office of Naval Research • Problem for fuel dependency on US troops during Combat operations • Solutions to make us more energy efficient 11:35 LUNCH • The way ahead for future operations COL (Retired) Joe Sartiano (CTR), Director, Power Surety Task Force 1:00 Sustainable and Efficient Energy Solutions for Defense Under OSD, DDRE Energy Security Task Force DARPA Perspective • DARPA’s focus on alternative energy – alternative fuels, fuel cells, renewables, energy conversion, energy generation 11:35 LUNCH • Alternative fuels – current efforts, military requirements, multiple pathways to JP-8 1:00 AFRL Alternative Energy Programs and the Environment • Next Steps – commercialization, certification / qualification Omar Mendoza, Project Manager, Environmental Energy Quality, Air Dr. Douglas Kirkpatrick, Chief Scientist, Defense Advanced Research Force Research Lab Projects Agency, Strategic Technology Office Case Study 1:40 The National Ignition Facility and Fusion-Fission Hybrid 1:40 Renewable Energy R&D: Opportunities and Challenges Energy Sources • Energy pathways from the renewable energy source, to energy delivery Dr. Ed Moses, Principal Associate Director, National Ignition Facility and storage, to efficient end use (NIF) & Photon Science Directorate, Lawrence Livermore Laboratory • Renewable energy from solar, wind, biomass, geothermal, and ocean resources 2:20 NETWORKING BREAK • The present and future efficiencies and costs for the production of electricity and fuels 2:50 Sunshine to Petrol Dr. Stanley Bull, Director of Energy Programs, Midwest Research • While nature is effective in capturing and converting CO2 and H20 to Institute and Associate Director Emeritus, Science & Technology, hydrocarbons, it is inefficient Case Study National Renewable Energy Laboratory • Man can more directly (if not cost effectively) create fuels even with today's technology 2:20 NETWORKING BREAK • More direct splitting of CO2 in an efficient two step thermochemical cycle eliminates both inefficiencies 2:50 US Air Force Use of Alternative Energy Ellen B. Stechel, Manager, Emerging Energy Technologies, Sandia USAF Michael McGhee, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force National Laboratories for Energy, Environment, Safety and Occupational Health (EESOH) 3:30 Military Fuels – Alternatives to Petroleum 3:30 Strategic Effectiveness, Sustainable Security, and Sound • Emerging conversion processes that produce “drop-in fuels”, fuels Civil-Military Relations: The Case for the Wholesale indistinguishable from their petroleum derived analogs, with a focus on Greening of the Military Closing Keynote military tactical applications • Strategic effectiveness is predicated, in large measure, on the military's • Non-food feedstocks such as jatropha, algae, biomass-to-liquids (BTL), ability to (a) provide for assured, sustainable security, (b) prevent modular approach to converting cellulosic biomass to quot;biocrude,quot; unanticipated, unwanted, resource-diverting crises, and (c) be an converting biomass to hydrocarbons using catalytic chemistry institution that is both operationally competent and socially responsible. • Producing materials that are compatible with the existing petroleum • Overriding strategic imperative for a wholesale greening of the U.S. refining and distribution system, while avoiding the need for operations military at a scale that exceeds the ability to economically collect biomass Dr. Gregory Foster, Professor of National Security Studies, National Dr. Gary Leatherman, Energy Technology and Markets, Booz Allen Defense University Hamilton 4:10 END OF DAY ONE 4:10 END OF CONFERENCE To register call: Joe Cox 416-597-4787 or email 4
  5. 5. Register Online, by Email, Phone, Fax or Mail Email: Phone: 416-597-4787 Fax: 416-598-7934, 24 hours a day Mail: IDGA 535 5th Avenue, 8th Floor Sponsorship Opportunities New York, NY 10017 Sponsor or exhibit at IDGA’s Alternative Energy for Defense! IDGA sponsorships and exhibits are an excellent opportunity for your company to showcase its products and services to a highly targeted, senior-level military audience. IDGA helps companies achieve sales, marketing and branding Military & Register Register and Pay by and Pay by Standard objectives by setting aside a limited number of event sponsorships and exhibit Government Pricing May 8 June 5 Price spaces – all of which are custom-tailored to help your company maximize its exposure at the event and reach key decision-makers in your field. Main Conference Only $799 $899 $999 FOR MORE INFORMATION Energy Harvesting Focus Day $500 $500 $500 To learn more about these and other marketing opportunities, please contact J oe Cox at 416-597-4787 or via e-mail at joseph . For information about sponsoring our upcoming Webinars, please contact Industry Register Register and Pay by and Pay by Standard Joe Cox at 416-597-4787 or via email at joseph.cox Pricing May 8 June 5 Price Main Conference Only $1299 $1399 $1499 Energy Harvesting Focus Day $650 $650 $650 About the Venue See for venue information. Team Discounts* Number of Attendees Savings of: 3 to 4 10% 5 or more 15% Upcoming Events * Discounts apply to registrations submitted together, at the same time. Cannot be combined with any other discount. June 2009 MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE IN U.S. DOLLARS TO: IDGA A $99 processing charge will be assessed to all registrations not accompanied by credit card payment at the time of registration. * CT residents or people employed in the state of CT must add 6%sales tax. August 2009 Military Vehicles EXHIBITIOn & CONFERENCE TM Details for making payment via EFT or wire transfer: JPMorgan Chase Penton Learning Systems LLC dba IQPC: 957-097239 ABA/Routing #: 021000021 Reference: Please include the name of the attendee(s) and the event number: 17334.001 January 2010 Tactical Payment Policy: Payment is due in full at the time of registration and Power Sources TM includes lunches, refreshments, and detailed conference materials. Your registration will not be confirmed until payment is received and may be Summit 2010 subject to cancellation. Please refer to for cancellation, postponement and substitution policy Special Dietary Needs: If you have a dietary restriction, please contact Media Partners Customer Service at 1-800-882-8684 to discuss your specific needs. ©2009 IDGA. All Rights Reserved. The format, design, content and arrangement of this brochure constitute a trademark of IDGA. Unauthorized reproduction will be actionable under the Lanham Act and common law principles. 5 To register call Joe Cox 416-597-4787
  6. 6. REGISTRATION CARD IDGA 535 5th Avenue, 8th Floor ❑ Yes, please register me for New York, NY 10017 Alternative Energy DEFENSE FOR FOR DEFENSE ❑ Energy Harvesting Focus Day Only ❑ Main Conference Only ❑ Energy Harvesting Focus Day PLUS Main Conference See Page 5 for pricing details. Your customer registration code is: When registering, please provide the code above. Salutation/Rank________________________Name_____________________________ Job Title_______________________________________________________________ Unit/Division____________________________________________________________ Organization____________________________________________________________ Approving Manager______________________________________________________ Address_______________________________________________________________ City__________________________________State______________Zip___________ Phone________________________________Fax_______________________________ 3 EASY WAYS TO REGISTER: 1 Phone: 416-597-4787 E-mail__________________________________________________________________ 2 Email: ❑ Check enclosed for $_________ (Payable to IDGA) 3 Fax: 416-598-7934 ❑ Charge my __Amex __Visa __Mastercard __Diners Club Card #____________________________________Exp. Date___/___ ❑ Please keep me informed via email about this and other related events. 17334.001D/AS Don’t miss the Energy Harvesting Focus Day! Presents a Training Conference… See page 3 for details… Alternative Energy FOR DEFENSE Increasing energy efficiency and sustainability at the lowest cost June 24 – 26, 2009 | Washington, D.C area Media Partners: To register call Joe Cox 416-597-4787 or email