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2009 ENERGY STAR Appliance Partner Meeting Agenda: ENERGY STAR

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 21st

10:00 � 12:00 PM

MEETING REGISTRATION

12:00 � 1:00 PM

“CHICAGO–STYLE” LUNCH

1:00 � 1:45 PM

WELCOMING REMARKS

Speakers:

  • David O�Donnel, Deputy Commissioner of Environment, City of Chicago
  • James Rannels, U.S. Department of Energy

1:45 � 2:45 PM

GENERAL SESSION 1: CONSUMER INSIGHTS

 KEYNOTE SPEAKER:Gayle Butler, Editor-in-Chief, Better Homes and Gardens
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2:45 � 3:00 PM

BREAK

3:00 � 4:15 PM

GENERAL SESSION 2: ENERGY STAR APPLIANCE PROGRAM UPDATE

Speakers:

4:15 � 5:00 PM

GENERAL SESSION 3: ENERGY STAR IN THE MARKETPLACE

Speakers:

  • Douglas Moore, Sears Holdings Corporation
  • Sloan Barnett, New York Times bestselling Author and Consumer Advocate

5:15 � 5:45 PM

MAKING THE MOST OF THE ENERGY STAR PARTNER MEETING

Speakers:

6:00 � 8:00 PM

“HOSPITALITY TECHNOLOGY RECEPTION,” HOTEL SAX

SPONSORED BY BEST BUY

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22nd

7:30 � 8:30 AM

BREAKFAST AND MEETING REGISTRATION

SPONSORED BY SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS

Speaker:��James Politeski, Samsung Electronics

8:30 � 9:45 AM

GENERAL SESSION 4: EARLY RETIREMENT–IN THIS ECONOMY?

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9:45 � 10:45 AM

GENERAL SESSION 5: WATER HEATERS – A NEW OPPORTUNITY

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10:45 � 11:00 AM

BREAK

11:00 � 12:30 PM

NETWORKING SESSIONS

12:30 � 1:30 PM

LUNCH / MICHAEL C. THOMPSON AWARD PRESENTATION

SPONSORED BY WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION

Speaker: J.B. Hoyt, Whirlpool Corporation

1:30 � 3:30 PM

NETWORKING SESSIONS

3:30 � 3:40 PM

BREAK

3:40 � 5:00 PM

NETWORKING SESSIONS

6:00 � 9:00 PM

“A NIGHT ON THE TOWN” (RECEPTION AND DINNER) – THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO

SPONSORED BY SEARS HOLDINGS CORPORATION

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23rd

7:30 � 8:00 AM

BREAKFAST

8:00 � 10:00 AM

NETWORKING SESSIONS

10:00 � 10:10 AM

BREAK

10:10 � 12:10 PM

NETWORKING SESSIONS

12:15 � 1:15 PM

LUNCH

Speakers:

  • Lucyanne Carmona, BASF
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  • Richard Karney, U.S. Department of Energy (closing remarks)

1:15 � 3:15 PM

NETWORKING SESSIONS

3:15 � 3:30 PM

BREAK

3:30 � 5:00 PM

NETWORKING SESSIONS

5:00 PM

ADJOURN