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An education, training, and networking program focused on Alternative Fuels, Fuel Cells, Energy Conversion, Renewable Energy, and Energy conservation - within the Military environment.

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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 special DARPA Department Head, Sea Warfare and session! Weapons Department, Office of Naval Research Don’t miss the best opportunity of the year to: Michael McGhee 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: For further information or simply to register - contact Mark Wilson on 416-597-4762 or
  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 risks inherent in transporting fuel over long dist • Engines ances have driven the DoD to seek alternatives to petroleum as a fuel source. Alternat ive energy sources are increasingly viable and necessary to fulfill military objectiv es. New technological breakthroughs to power devices and machinery are About IDGA at the forefront in today’s operations, with the overarching goal being to red uce fuel consumption and reliance on pet 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 rge upon our Tactical Power Summit Series, brin organization dedicated to the ging you the latest information about the alternative fuels and power sou promotion of innovative ideas in rces that will serve the military’s tactical and public service and defense. We operational needs. 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 ents • Low ering energy costs making power from military, government and defense industries. • Advanc ements in military fuel, including JP-8 • New portable power solutions • And much more! Our objective is to bring forward- thinking military and civilian personn el together in one place to further the developmen t and adoption of alternative energy solutions Here’s what people are for the military. saying about past IDGA Take the time now to block off Jun e 24 – 26, 2009 in your calendar, events: and reserve your place among your peers and key leaders in the alternative energy community. Register yourself and your team tod ay by calling Mark Wilson 416-59 “Content was very insightful” 7-4762 or by email -Army Test and Evaluation Command I look forward to meeting you in Jun e! “Excellent, thought V/R, provoking” P.S. Don,t miss -NAVAIR industry leaders at the “Absolutely outstanding” -SAF/AQ pre-conference Energy Holly Schneider Brown “Fantastic job organizing and Division Director Harvesting Focus Day! orchestrating another IDGA valuable conference” -USAF For further information or simply to register - contact Mark Wilson on 416-597-4762 or 2
  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. Registration and Coffee 8:00 am 8:30am – 10:30am Extracting energy from biomass in the environment The Energetically Autonomous Tactical Robot (EATR) Project What will be covered: The purpose of the Energetically Autonomous Tactical Robot (EATR)™ The subsystems of EATR and how they work project is to develop and demonstrate an autonomous robotic platform able • How EATR distinguishes biomass sources of energy from non-energy to perform long-range, long-endurance missions without the need for • materials, properly manipulates and ingests the biomass materials into the manual or conventional re-fueling, which would otherwise preclude the engine system, and generates electrical power to operate the various ability of the robot to perform such missions. The system obtains its energy subsystems by foraging – engaging in biologically-inspired, organism-like, energy- How you will benefit: harvesting behavior which is the equivalent of eating. Learn about potential Phase III commercialization projects • Understand the potential development of prototype and operational It can find, ingest, and extract energy from biomass in the environment (and • EATR™ systems for military and civil applications other organically-based energy sources), as well as use conventional and Discover how the hybrid external combustion engine system may be alternative fuels (such as gasoline, heavy fuel, kerosene, diesel, propane, • developed for civil and military automotive applications, whether for coal, cooking oil, and solar) when suitable. For example, about 150 lbs of manned or unmanned vehicles vegetation could provide sufficient energy for 100 miles of driving, 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 The technology underlying current biomechanical energy harvesters Biomechanical energy harvesting—generating electricity from people during • The future path for biomechanical energy harvesting daily activities—is a promising alternative to batteries for powering the • How you will benefit: dismounted soldier. These technologies leverage the high chemical to An understanding of the physiological potential and limits to mechanical efficiency of muscle (comparable to internal combustion engines), • biomechanical energy harvesting the high power output of the human body (with 100 W mechanical easily An understanding of the technical potential and limits to biomechanical sustainable), and the high specific energy of food (100 fold greater energy • energy harvesting content than batteries of the same weight). Session Leader: Max Donelan, Ph.D., Chief Science Officer, Bionic What will be covered: Power Inc. The biomechanics and physiology of human movement • Lunch 12:30pm – 1:30pm 1:30pm – 3:30pm Storing harvested energy Kinetic Energy Harvesting using Capacitor Storage Proper sizing of the energy storage system Significant quantities of kinetic energy are available for capture and reuse • Energy efficiency improvements that can be typically achieved provided suitable storage media is available. Electrochemical capacitors, • How you will benefit: sometimes called supercapacitors or ultracapacitors, are fast becoming the Learn what is the state of the art in electrochemical capacitor technology preferred storage media for energy harvesting due to their rapid capture • Hear about the many energy harvesting applications now using capacitor rate, efficient operation, and high cycle life. Capacitor storage will be • storage featured and compared with alternative energy storage technology. Become skilled at selecting the most optimum energy storage technology • What will be covered: Session Leader: John R. Miller, Ph.D., President, JME, Inc. Operating principals of electrochemical capacitors • Applications that are best suited for kinetic energy harvesting • 3:30pm – 5:30pm Breaking barriers to economic viability Harvesting Algae for Fuel What will be covered: Receive an overview of Univenture’s AlgaeVenture Systems’ Rapid Algae Economic viability of harvesting algae for fuel • Farming system and the efforts to focus on full-scale hybrid pond system Technical overview of the harvesting unit • including design and performance for the production of algae for fuel and Uses of harvesting unit beyond the algae industry • other products. As this system was being designed to provide ideal growing How you will benefit: conditions for algae year round with continually harvesting, we developed a Learn the about the strategy of simulating nature at its best • breakthrough technology with our harvesting, dewatering, and drying Review of challenges overcome with this unique screening process • technology. By breaking this long held barrier for economic viability, algae Discover an energy efficient harvesting unit that is scalable • for fuel now appears to be ready for the market. Session Leader: Ross O. Youngs, CEO, Univenture, Inc. For further information - contact Mark Wilson on 416-597-4762 or 3
  4. 4. Main Conference Day One Main Conference Day Two Thursday, June 25, 2009 Friday, June 26, 2009 REGISTRATION & COFFEE REGISTRATION & COFFEE 7:15 7:15 Chairperson’s Welcome & Opening Remarks Chairperson’s Opening Remarks 8:00 8:00 Keynote OSD Latest Initiatives in Alternative Energy Marine Corps Tactical Renewable Energy Efforts 8:10 8:10 Alan Shaffer, SES, Principal Deputy, OSD/(AT&L)/DDR&E USMC future needs • Man-portable renewable energy efforts • Tactical Energy Needs Implementing the Findings of the Defense Science Board 8:50 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 Alternative Energy Initiatives for the Tactical Battlefield taken within the DoD 8:50 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 NETWORKING BREAK 9:30 NETWORKING BREAK 9:30 Department of Defense Facilities Energy Program 10:15 US Navy's Strategic Energy Vision 10:15 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 • Energy Science & Technology: A Perspective 10:55 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 • Energy Security for Enduring Operations Dr. Richard T. Carlin, SES, Department Head, Sea Warfare and 10:55 Weapons Department, Office of Naval Research Problem for fuel dependency on US troops during Combat operations • Solutions to make us more energy efficient • LUNCH 11:35 The way ahead for future operations • COL (Retired) Joe Sartiano (CTR), Director, Power Surety Task Force Sustainable and Efficient Energy Solutions for Defense 1:00 Under OSD, DDRE Energy Security Task Force DARPA Perspective DARPA’s focus on alternative energy – alternative fuels, fuel cells, • LUNCH renewables, energy conversion, energy generation 11:35 Alternative fuels – current efforts, military requirements, multiple • AFRL Alternative Energy Programs and the Environment pathways to JP-8 1:00 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 The National Ignition Facility and Fusion-Fission Hybrid 1:40 Renewable Energy R&D: Opportunities and Challenges Energy Sources 1:40 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 • NETWORKING BREAK resources 2:20 The present and future efficiencies and costs for the production of • Sunshine to Petrol electricity and fuels 2:50 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 NETWORKING BREAK 2:20 More direct splitting of CO2 in an efficient two step thermochemical • cycle eliminates both inefficiencies US Air Force Use of Alternative Energy 2:50 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) Military Fuels – Alternatives to Petroleum 3:30 Strategic Effectiveness, Sustainable Security, and Sound 3:30 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 END OF DAY ONE END OF CONFERENCE 4:10 4:10 For further information or simply to register - contact Mark Wilson on 416-597-4762 or 4
  5. 5. Register Online, by Email, Phone, Fax or Mail Email: Phone: 416-597-4762 Fax: 416-598-7934, 24 hours a day Mail: IDGA 60 St Clair Ave E, s.304 Sponsorship Opportunities Toronto, ON, M4T 1N5, Canada 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 Register Register Military, Government audience. IDGA helps companies achieve sales, marketing and branding and Pay by and Pay by Standard & Academic Pricing objectives by setting aside a limited number of event sponsorships and exhibit 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 Mark Wilson at 416-597-4762 or via e-mail at Industry Register Register For information about sponsoring our upcoming Webinars, please contact and Pay by and Pay by Standard Pricing Mark Wilson at 416-597-4762 or via e-mail at May 8 June 5 Price Main Conference Only $1299 $1399 $1499 Energy Harvesting Focus Day $650 $650 $650 About the Venue check with Mark for the latest update Team Discounts* TBC: Either the Hilton McLean or the Sheraton Premiere, Tysons Corner. 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 Details for making payment via EFT or wire transfer: JPMorgan Chase Penton Learning Systems LLC dba IQPC: 957-097239 EXHIBITIOn & CONFERENCE TM 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 includes lunches, refreshments, and detailed conference materials. Your registration will not be confirmed until payment is received and may be TM 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 Mark at or after time of booking to discuss your specific needs. Media Partners ©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. To register call Mark Wilson 416-597-4762 5