Honorary Consul Speaks at Energy Africa’s 11th Annual Conference in Denver

The Honorary Consul of the Republic of Liberia was honored to have been a speaker at the Energy Africa 11th Annual Conference held in Denver, Colorado. The Theme of the Conference, “Investing In Africa’s Energy Future” brought together entrepreneurs from across Africa and the world. The conference focused on identifying the barriers to energy access and how these barriers could be overcome.
The Speakers included:
  • Michael Ashford – Director of Water, Energy and Sustainable Cities Practice, Chemonics
  • Paul Bergman, Director – U.S. Export Assistance Center, Denver
  • Sam Booth – Senior Project Leader, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
  • Cameron Brooks – CEO and President, World Trade Center, Denver
  • James Byrd – Wyoming State House of Representatives
  • John Carpenter – Co-Founder, Global Blockchain Summit
  • Carol Carter – Founder and CEO GlobalMindED
  • Chip Comins – Chairman and CEO, American Renewable Energy Institute
  • Mark Correnti – Managing Director, Investment, Shine Champaign
  • Sarah Dimson – Deputy Director, Partnership Office, Power Africa
  • Michael Farine – Director, Marketing Development, Global Gas to power, GE
  • Stephen M. Frank – Senior Systems Engineer, National Renewable Energy Labotory
  • Ngueti Armand Gaetyano – Owner, Ngueti IT Solutions
  • Karen Gerwitz – CEO and President, World Trade Center Denver
  • John Holm – Vice President of Strategic Initiatives. PYXERA Global
  • Lawrence Jones – Vice President, Edison Electric Institute, Inc.
  • Steve Katsaros – CEO and Founder, NOKERO Solar
  • Timothy P. Keane – Dean, Anderson College of Business Regis University
  • Megan Kerins – Senior Associate, Islands and Electricity Practices, Rocky Mountains Institute.
The Honorary Consul spoke on the topic “Doing Better – How might we expand opportunities? (Doing Business with Africa, the Case of Liberia”.  Hon. George talked about the need to power Africa to begin to add value to its natural resources. He said, the future of Africa is power.
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