Solar Energy: Focus 2009 - Dec 3-5, 2009, Gaithersburg, MD
Solar Energy: Focus 2009 - Dec 3-5, 2009, Gaithersburg, MD

Solar Energy: Focus 2009 is the most important East Coast solar show this year, and will bring together industry leaders, key policy decision makers and the public to discuss and plan for the future of solar power in the Mid Atlantic region. Don't miss out on this valuable market intelligence and networking event.

MDV-SEIA is proud to announce that U.S. Representative Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) will be speaking at the conference at 10 am.

The early registration deadline ends Friday, November 28, 2008 – register today to save on your ticket!

Featured plenary speakers during Friday’s conference include:

The Honorable Governor Martin O’Malley
Christopher Flavin, President, Worldwatch Institute
Gregory Kats, Managing Director, Good Energies
Friday’s conference will also be covering topics including:

An insightful look at the successes and future of solar in our area
An overview of the business climate and opportunities for continued business growth
An overview of the Federal and State programs in DC, Delaware, Maryland and Virginia
Presentation of the Solar Champion Awards
Exhibits featuring prominent solar companies, training programs, and networking opportunities, including a resume and job posting bulletin board
Over 20 local solar companies and organizations will also be exhibiting all day during Friday’s conference

Saturday, December 6 will be dedicated to company workshops and training sessions for solar industry newcomers and veterans. These workshops will cover:

Hosting a Solar Home Tour, Hosted by: The Washington Solar Tour Organizing Committee
Solar Financing, Economics and Incentives Workshop, Hosted by: Reznick Group and Clean Currents
Introduction to Solar Electric Systems, Hosted by: MDV-SEIA and DTI
Solar Thermal Introduction, Water Heating, Space Heating and Radiant Floor Heating, Hosted by: Solar Panels Plus
This event will once again set the agenda for the coming year in solar, shaping opinions and creating opportunities for businesses throughout the Chesapeake region.

Registration is now open, with early registration discounts ending November 28. Please feel free to share this invitation with anyone who is interested in becoming involved in the solar industry.

MDV-SEIA is a regional chapter of the national Solar Energy Industries Association. Members receive a discount on registration costs and will be listed on our website and in our annual directory. To learn more about becoming a member, visit our website at
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