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NEMA CEO to address International Energy Efficiency Forum.

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May 10, 2010 - NEMA President and CEO Evan R. Gaddis will address policy and regulation at third Energy Efficiency Global Forum and Exposition during session, "What is the Key to Driving Behavior Change in the Business and Consumer Sectors: Incentives, Regulations, or Both?" Gaddis will join more than 50 energy experts who will present 4 plenary sessions and 4 concurrent tracks of dialog sessions, which will concentrate on buildings, consumers, industry and utilities, or transportation and urban planning.

National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) - Rosslyn, VA

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NEMA President & CEO to Address International Energy Efficiency Forum

Press release date: May 06, 2010

ROSSLYN, Va., -National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) President and CEO Evan R. Gaddis will address policy and regulation at the third Energy Efficiency Global Forum & Exposition (EE Global) in Washington, D.C., May 10-12, during the session, "What is the Key to Driving Behavior Change in the Business and Consumer Sectors: Incentives, Regulations or Both?"

Hosted by the Alliance to Save Energy, EE Global convenes world-class business, technology, government, and policy leaders to address the latest technological breakthroughs, policy advances, and research related to energy efficiency.

"We are delighted to welcome Mr. Gaddis to the world's premier dialogue on energy efficiency and clean energy," said Kateri Callahan, president of the alliance. "As a prominent voice in the industry, he is an invaluable contributor, and will showcase the innovative thinking characteristic of NEMA."

Gaddis will join more than 50 energy experts from around the world who will present four plenary sessions and four concurrent tracks of executive dialogue sessions. Each track concentrates on one of four key energy end-use sectors: buildings, consumers, industry and utilities, and transportation and urban planning.

High-level public speakers include Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Cathy Zoi; Federal Energy Regulatory Commissioner Jon Wellinghoff; and European Parliament Member Lena Ek, of Sweden. For a list of all confirmed speakers, go to eeglobalforum.org/symposium-confirmed-speakers.php. The three-day event is expected to draw more than 1,000 attendees, exhibitors, speakers, and media.

For additional information, please visit www.eeglobalforum.org.

NEMA is the association of electrical and medical imaging equipment manufacturers. Founded in 1926 and headquartered near Washington, D.C., its approximately 450 member companies manufacture products used in the generation, transmission and distribution, control, and end use of electricity. These products are used in utility, industrial, commercial, institutional, and residential applications. The association's Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA) Division represents manufacturers of cutting-edge medical diagnostic imaging equipment including MRI, CT, x-ray, and ultrasound products. Worldwide sales of NEMA-scope products exceed $120 billion. In addition to its headquarters in Rosslyn, Virginia, NEMA also has offices in Beijing and Mexico City.

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