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Dec 3-5 SEFC 2009 Affordable Solar: Moving to the Mainstream

From Julia Sullivan today SEFC 2009 Affordable Solar: Moving to the Mainstream Members of this meetup are being offered the same special registration rate as members of the Maryland - DC - Virginia Chapter of the Solar Energy Industry Association, "MDV-SEIA" at the knowledge-packed SEFC 2009 - December 3-5. The December[masked] Solar Energy Focus Conference 2009, "SEFC 2009" at the Hilton Hotel, 620 Perry Parkway, in Gaithersburg, Maryland is a great Solar Energy and Efficiency event coming soon. Start 9am DEcember 3, end 5pm December 5. Thursday December 3 - Morning - Solar Finance Workshop - crucial to any installation Afternoon - Annual MDV-SEIA meeting Evening - 6-9pm Public Reception and Opening of Exhibit Hall Friday December 4 Registration and Exhibit Hall 7am-5:30pm Speakers, Lunch, snaks and Closing Reception 8:30am to 7:30pm Saturday December 5 No Exhibit Hall Workshops throughout the day - most with fees - or is it included if you paid for the full conference? Ask Julia Sullivan or at[masked] 45+ speakers will address SEFC 2009's theme of Affordable Solar: Moving to the Mainstream, including: -Professor John Byrne, PhD 2007 Nobel Peace Prize Winner for work on advisory panel to the UN on Global Warming and Climate Change -Jigar Shah, Carbon War Room CEO & SunEdison Founder - Rhone Resch, President & CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) - And many other knowledgeable and notable speakers and exhibitors. SEFC 2009,Affordable Solar Moving: Moving to the Mainstream, is a phenomenal learning and networking opportunity for everyone interested in renewables and energy efficiency, whether for their own homes or as a business opportunity. ---With 10 panel discussions, 25+ exhibitors, 6 workshops and networking events making this significant Solar Industry event around. Members of this meetup have the special opportunity to receive the same registration rate as members of Maryland , DC, Virginia Chapter of the Solar Energy Industry Association, "MDV-SEIA" at SEFC 2009 1. MDV-SEIA Discounted Rate for General Admission Anyone from this meetup, who is interested in attending, can receive a special discounted rate of only $195 / person. This is the same rate that we offer to all Maryland , DC, Virginia Chapter of the Solar Energy Industry Association, MDV-SEIA members. To receive this discount, they should visit the registration page: The registration type will be "partners' registration" and the registration code will be "partner" 2. Partial Attendance Although I highly recommend your group members look at the conference program to see if there are any speakers or panels they'd like to attend first, they can also choose to just attend the exhibit hall, on Thursday December 3, 2009 from 6 - 9 pm for the public reception. They can meet with the 25+ exhibitors free of charge. 3. Students Any members of this meetup who are in high school, college or solar certification courses can receive the special student rate, $85/person. They'll need to contact Julia Sullivan of SEFC 2009 at [masked] or at[masked] for more details. Getting there on public transit: -- Gaithersburg MARC Commuter Rail Station - about 1.5 miles to the Hilton Hotel. walk, bike, or check with WMATA for bus schedules or -- Shady Grove Metro Station - Red Line end of the line - is 4.5 miles to the Hilton Hotel in Gaithersburg -- admittedly a very long walk, but possibly mild bike ride, also check WMATA bus, and you could transfer to MARC train to Gaithersburg If attendees indicate whether they would be willing to offer a ride or need a ride and enable emailing through the meetup site, some ride-sharing might be possible for a few. Also - News unrelated to SEFC 2009 above: Event Monday November[masked]:30pm help prepare for Friday Climate 350 Rally at: CCAN Headquarters 6835 Eastern Ave Takoma Park, MD RSVP to and/or contact: Keith Harrington Tuesday December 1,[masked]:30pm Come Join GREEN BUILDING INSTITUTE at The Second Annual Membership Appreciation and Fundraising Gala Please join the Green Building Institute, its members, sponsors and friends for an evening filled with good food, live music, and a "green" raffle. The Gala will take place at: the Enviro Center, 7761 Waterloo Road, Jessup, MD 20794 All current, past and future members of the Institute and their friends are welcome to join us! Because space will be limited, please RSVP, by calling[masked] If you can offer me, Philo Collins, a ride from DC or GreenBelt Metro please email me at philosofr - Friday December 4 Noon - Climate 350 action with 1Sky and CCAN at White House - Lafayette Park DC Become a fan of My Green Neighborhood - installation videos and other info, run by member L.A. Davis of D.C. Climate change: Copenhagen in graphics -- The USA uses per person far more energy - non-renewable and climate changing - then other countries, except the oil rich Gulf States “60 Minutes” Confirms that the Clean Coal Smoke Screen Continues see also January[masked] Chesapeake Bay "Keep Winter Cold" Polar Bear Plunge with the Chesapeake Climate Action Network - publicity and get-together event and fundraiser

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