You are invited to be part of the fifth National Clean Energy Workforce Education Conferenceby submitting a proposal for a presentation. The Conference is the one national event that brings training leaders together and provides participants the opportunity to learn instructional strategies, curricula development, career pathways, and best practices for energy efficiency and renewable energy training. Join us at the Clean Energy Workforce Education Conference, November 13-15, 2012, in Albany, NY, and share your experience and expertise with others in your field.

Submit a 400-word proposal describing your presentation. Each proposal will be evaluated on the basis of its contribution to the Clean Energy Workforce Education Conference’s theme and goals. Proposals should be well organized and results should be clearly defined. Your proposal should outline what attendees will learn from your presentation. Along with your proposal, please provide your brief biographical paragraph (no more than 50 words). Presentations thatexceed 400 words will not be considered, nor will sales pitches for products or companies. The deadline for proposal submission is April 2, 2012.  

All proposals must be submitted online 

The Review Committee will evaluate proposals in the spring and select speakers. Decisions will be final.
The 2012 National Clean Energy Workforce Education Conference will be held at the Albany Marriott on Wolf Road in Albany, New York, a 5-minute drive from the Albany International Airport. Technical workshops will be held on November 13 and conference sessions will be on November 14 and 15. Selected presenters will receive a complimentary registration to the conference sessions, not to the technical workshops. IREC is unable to cover travel and accommodation expenses for speakers.    The 2012 primary conference sponsor is The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA). The Interstate Renewable Energy Council, Inc. is the primary organizer.

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