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IGERT Conferences

September 15 - 17, 2011

The Solar Hydrogen IGERT and the University of Delaware Energy Institute hosted the 5th annual Energy & Sustainability Conference. Presentations streamed live here and the archives from these are posted below.

Day One    |   Day Two    |   Day Three
  

Featured Video

IGERT Kickoff

Melur Ramasubramanian, NSF Program Director, gives an overview of the IGERT Program Watch Full length video (22 minutes) »

Day One
Day One: Thursday, September 15th, 2011

Panel: The Future of Energy Research

Eric Wachsman, University of Maryland - Energy Research Center
Cherie Kagan, University of Pennsylvania - Pennergy
Michael Klein, University of Delaware - Energy Institute
Moderator: Ropert Opila
Watch Full length video (53 minutes) »

Tech Keynote: The Future of Nuclear Energy

Mohamad Al-Sheikhly, University of Maryland - Radiation Facility and Nuclear Reactor
Watch Full length video (61 minutes) »

Energy Without Borders: Photovoltaics on the High Plateau in Cameroon

Steve Dentel, University of Delaware - Civil & Environmental Engineering
Watch Full length video (33 minutes) »

Financing Solar Power

Barry Yerger, Mid-Atlantic Renewable Partners
Watch Full length video (26 minutes) »

Overview of the Catalysis Center for Energy Innovation

Jingguang Chen, University of Delaware - Energy Frontier Research Center
Watch Full length video (16 minutes) »

Day Two
Day Two: Friday, September 16th, 2011   

Business/Policy Keynote SEU Panel

Senator Harris McDowell (D)
John Byrne, UD - Center for Energy and Environmental Policy, Director
Moderator: Robin Dutta
Watch Full length video (46 minutes) »

Climate Change Panel

Brian Murray, Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions (Duke University)
Manik Roy, Pew Center on Global Climate Change
Sarah King, DuPont Climate & Sustainability Manager
Jim Ford, Mayor of Lewes, DE
Moderator: Dan Kasper
Watch Full length video (72 minutes) »

On Dover's SUN Park

Ronald Lunt, Public Utilities Director, City of Dover, DE
Watch Full length video (19 minutes) »

  

UD Student Spotlight: Sustainable Finance for Sustainable Energy Projects

Robin Dutta, UD - Center for Energy and Environmental Policy student
Christopher Richard, UD - Center for Energy and Environmental Policy student
Watch Full length video (30 minutes) »

  
Day Three
Day Three: Saturday, September 17th, 2011

Local and Community Approaches to Agriculture

Robin Morgan, UD - College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Dean
Watch Full length video (37 minutes) »

Composting Workshop

New Castle County COOP Extension
Gail Hermenau
Watch Full length video (41 minutes) »

"Upcycling Clothing" Hands-On Workshop

Kelly Cobb, Instructor of Fashion and Apparel Studies at The University of Delaware
Watch Full length video (28 minutes) »

Majora Carter Group

Dwaine Lee, New York Horticultural Society
Watch Full length video (38 minutes) »

Keynote Address

John Byrne, UD - Center for Energy and Environmental Policy, Director
Watch Full length video (59 minutes) »

Longwood Gardens Solar Field Installation

Mark Winnicki, Facilities & Technology at Longwood Gardens, Director
Watch Full length video (59 minutes) »

An archive of the presentations made at last year's conference is also available.

Is your IGERT planning a conference? We invite your requests to stream conference presentations live on IGERT.org which will enable members and guests to attend your conference virtually from remote locations. Streamed presentations can be archived like these (above). Please contact us for more information.