Renewable Energy & Environmental Technologies Focus of Annual Iberoamerican Research and Development Summit.Business Editors
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 8, 2002
Former Secretary of Energy Bill Richards, N.M. Lt. Gov. Walter
Bradley, Senators Jeff Bingaman Jesse Francis "Jeff" Bingaman Jr. (born October 3, 1943) is the junior U.S. Senator from New Mexico. He has been in the Senate since 1983 and is a member of the Democratic Party. Bingaman was Attorney General of New Mexico from 1978 until his election to the U.S. and Pete Domenici Persondata
NAME Domenici, Pietro Vichi
ALTERNATIVE NAMES Pete Domenici
SHORT DESCRIPTION United States Senator from New Mexico
DATE OF BIRTH May 7, 1932
PLACE OF BIRTH Albuquerque, New Mexico
DATE OF DEATH
PLACE OF DEATH
Pietro Vichi "Pete" Domenici Among Participants
in Event Designed to Create Partnerships
The second Annual Iberoamerican Research and Development Summit (AIRDS) welcomes former U.S. Secretary of Energy Bill Richardson, New Mexico Lt. Governor Walter Bradley, and Sen. Jeff Bingaman, among others, to discuss renewable energy and environmental technologies May 29 and 30 at the Albuquerque Convention Center.
Bingaman, who serves as the honorary AIRDS 2002 chairman, will focus his keynote address on the relationship of United States' energy policy to NAFTA NAFTA
in full North American Free Trade Agreement
Trade pact signed by Canada, the U.S., and Mexico in 1992, which took effect in 1994. Inspired by the success of the European Community in reducing trade barriers among its members, NAFTA created the world's and the Free Trade Act of the Americas.
Other participants and speakers in this nonpartisan conference include Assistant Secretary of Energy for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy David Garman, Sen. Pete Domenici, R-N R-N Raion (Russian, district; used in postal addresses) .M., and Ambassador Edward Romero, former Ambassador to Spain. Designed to create and sustain partnerships and alliances among participants from the Iberoamerican region, AIRDS is presented by Sandia National Laboratories Sandia National Laboratories, which is managed and operated by the Sandia Corporation (a wholly owned subsidiary of Lockheed Martin Corporation), is a major United States Department of Energy research and development national laboratory with two locations, one in Albuquerque, New , the City of Albuquerque, the American Wind Energy Association The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), which formed in 1974, is the national trade association of the U.S. wind energy industry. The association's membership includes turbine manufacturers, wind project developers, utilities, academicians, and interested individuals. (AWEA AWEA American Wind Energy Association
AWEA Alabama Water Environment Association
AWEA Arkansas Water Environment Association
AWEA Anchorage Waldorf Education Association (Anchorage, AK) ) and MAPA MAPA Malaysia Airlines Pilots' Association
MAPA Mexican-American Political Association
MAPA Manila Action Plan for APEC
MAPA Metropolitan Area Planning Agency
MAPA Mine Action Program for Afghanistan (UN) Incorporated.
Sponsors include Gamesa, Public Service Company of New Mexico and Manufacturing Extension Partnership Management Services Inc.
The summit will consist of a four-track conference, technology demonstrations, and an agenda conducive to networking and partnership building. Participants include representatives from Iberoamerican Science & Technology Ministries, U.S. national laboratories and government agencies, Iberoamerican Centers of Excellence and universities, international organizations, and companies such as Spain's GAMESA Energia Corporation, the world's second largest wind farm turbines and blades manufacturer and wind farm developer.
Summit tracks include:
-- Where Innovation is Occurring: State-of-the-art overviews of solar, photovoltaic, biomass, wind and fuel cell/battery storage technologies and renewable energy innovations -- Innovation in the Americas: Recreating the Americas Wind Power Road Map, renewable energy and global climate change -- Venture Capital and Funding Sources: Opportunities for venture capital -- Where the Deals Are: Business opportunities in energy and the environment with a focus on the Mexico/U.S. border, environmentally conscious manufacturing, and renewable energy deployment.
For more information, including a detailed agenda, please see www.irdsummit.org or contact Leonel Chavez or Victor Chavez.