Energy Forum and Expo CO starts Friday

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RBC — The Third Annual Energy Forum and Expo CO will be in Grand Junction Friday, Feb. 22 at Two Rivers Convention Center.
The expo portion of the day is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
For stimulating educational lectures and discussions concerning the energy industry — today, tomorrow and in the future — visit the forum which runs from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The distinguished forum speakers will include:
n 9 a.m. — Professor Michael J. Economides, one of the most instantly recognizable names in the energy industry, speaking on the impacts of energy in the world economy.
n 10:20 a.m. — Matt Rush, Chevron Energy Solutions Company, speaking on “Chevron’s Activities in Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy in the Rocky Mountains.”
n 11:10 a.m. — Ken Wonstolen, senior counsel, Fulbright and Jaworski, speaking on the “Regulation of Oil and Gas in Colorado.”
n 1:30 p.m. — Anup Bandicadekar, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, speaking on “Transportation Energy Challenges and Opportunities for the Future.”
n 2:30 p.m. — Fred Eggleston, Xcel Energy, speaking on the “50 Things You Can do to Minimize Your Carbon Footprint.”
Western Colorado has evolved to become the center of interest in the national energy picture.
Thirteen sponsors have generously donated to present this event including: American National Bank, Rocky Mountain Health Plans and Schmueser Gordon Meyer.
Almost 60 vendors will participate on Friday, Feb. 22 at Two Rivers Convention Center. All vendors are energy-related companies or educational organizations. Visit the Web site at or call (970) 216-8657 for more information.