|By PR Newswire||
|March 18, 2014 04:00 AM EDT||
HOUSTON, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Registration remains open for the 37th Annual American Association of Blacks in Energy (AABE) National Conference in Houston, TX. The four-day gathering of nearly 700 energy professionals from around the country will convene April 8-11 at the host hotel Hilton Americas Houston. The national conference attracts leaders from around the U.S. who work or have interests in the utility industry specifically the oil and gas, petroleum, solar, wind, biomass energy, electricity, nuclear, pipeline and hydrogenation energy arena.
The event features nationally renowned sought after speakers who tackle tough issues regarding platforms in the energy industry including: John Watson, president of Chevron, Michael Steele, past president of the Republican National Party, National AABE president Paula Jackson, Nick Akins, president of American Electric Power, Joe W. Laymon, VP Human Resources Chevron, Colette D. Honorable, Chairman of the Arkansas Public Service Commission and Patricia McCloud-Russell, Russell-McCloud and Associates to name a few.
Other conference highlights include an interactive student energy bowl competition, professional leadership and Legislative Crossfire, Town Hall seminar, scholarship luncheon, awards gala, career fair and booth exhibits.
Exhibit space is also available for the exhibition and career fair – cost to exhibit - $600 prior to April 1 or $650 after. For more information about the Career Fair, contact LaKeesha Wilson at (202) 371-9530 or via e-mail at [email protected]. Please click here for the details on the exhibit booth application.
Conference registration is $975 for non-members and $875 for members. To register for this dynamic conference and learn more about the American Association of Blacks in Energy, visit www.aabe.org today.
The American Association of Blacks in Energy (AABE) is a national non-profit member based association of energy professionals founded and dedicated to ensure the input of African Americans and other minorities into the discussions and developments of energy policies regulations, R&D technologies, and environmental issues.
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