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Myths of Energy Summit Scheduled Aug. 15

Presenters will explain how northeastern Wisconsin is positioned to harvest sustainable energies.

Are you interested in learning about changing from oil use to renewable and sustainable energies and conservation? Make plans to attend the Myths of Energy Summit on Aug. 15 at the Holiday Inn in Manitowoc.

The Myths of Energy Summit features U.S. Congressman Roscoe Bartlett (Maryland). Dr. Bartlett will outline the looming energy crisis and explain why Northeastern Wisconsin is uniquely positioned to harvest sustainable energies.

Other presenters and topics include:
-- Tom Kubala, Kubala Washatko Architects, will discuss Aldo Leopold
Legacy Center Zero Energy Buildings
-- Charlie Schrock, president of Wisconsin Public Service
Corporation, will present the State of Electricity in Wisconsin
-- Judy Ziewacz, Office of Energy Independence, will discuss
Bio-Mass-Wisconsin's Diamond in the Rough
-- Stephen Heins, vice-president of Corporate Communication Orion
Energy Systems, will present Energy Efficiency-The Real Money Saver
-- Dr. Roscoe Bartlett; Dr. Mike Lanser, president, Lakeshore
Technical College; and Dr. Erik Hoyer, assistant professor of
biology, Silver Lake College will serve as panelists for a discussion
entitled The Role of Education in The Future of Energy.

An early bird registration of $27 is available until Aug. 6. After that date registration costs will be $35. Registration fees include lunch and beverages. To register by phone, contact Manitowoc/Two Rivers Area Chamber of Commerce at 866-727-5575. To learn more about the summit visit  

The Myths of Energy Summit is hosted by University of Wisconsin-Extension, Lakeshore Technical College, Silver Lake College, Economic Development Corporation of Manitowoc County,
Manitowoc/Two Rivers Area Chamber of Commerce, and New North.

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