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2008 ENERGY STAR Appliance Partner Meeting Agenda

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 21

5:00–7:00 PM

EARLY REGISTRATION & WELCOME RECEPTION


MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 22

8:00–8:30 AM

BREAKFAST & REGISTRATION

8:30–9:00 AM

WELCOMING REMARKS

SPEAKERS:
Richard Karney, P.E., U.S. DOE
H. David Nahai, Los Angeles Department of Water & Power

9:00–10:15 AM

GENERAL SESSION 1: ENERGY STAR APPLIANCE PROGRAM UPDATE

DOE will provide an update on appliance criteria, Federal standards, brand awareness, legislation, and other market issues. DOE will also recap the 2008 “Recycle My Old Fridge” Campaign, discuss plans for 2009, and present additional promotional opportunities.

SPEAKERS:
Richard Karney, U.S. DOE
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Lani MacRae, U.S. DOE
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Michael Dunham & Sam Sirkin, JACO Environmental, Inc.
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10:15–10:30 AM

BREAK / NETWORKING

10:30–12:00 PM

GENERAL SESSION 2: APPLIANCE MARKETING

Marketing professionals offer different perspectives on marketing efficient appliances.

SPEAKERS:
Chip Heath, Stanford University (New York Times bestselling co-author of “Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die”)
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Mary Kay Kopf, Electrolux Major Appliances

MODERATOR: Chris Cloutier, D&R International

12:00–1:00 PM

LUNCH / MICHAEL C. THOMPSON AWARD PRESENTATION

1:00–5:00 PM

MARKETING SUMMIT: APPLIANCE MANUFACTURERS / RETAILERS

The Marketing Summits are confidential manufacturer and retailer presentations in which one individual manufacturer or retailer presents its ENERGY STAR plans for 2008–2009 to all Energy Efficiency Program Sponsor (EEPS) attendees as well as invited attendees.

1:00–5:00 PM
MARKETING SUMMITSCONCURRENT SESSIONS
Confidential appliance manufacturer and retailer presentations (presentation schedule will be provided prior to the conference)

Session A: ENERGY STAR Overview
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Session B: Working With Utilities
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Session C: Appliance Campaigns
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1:00–1:25 Best Buy 1:00–1:45 Session A: ENERGY STAR Overview
1:25–1:50 GE Consumer & Industrial
1:50–2:15 Nationwide 1:50–2:35 Session B: Working With Utilities
2:15–2:40 Whirlpool Corporation
2:40–3:05 Costco 2:40–3:25 Session C: Appliance Campaigns
3:05–3:30 Samsung
3:30–3:45 BREAK / NETWORKING
3:45–4:10 Sears 3:45–4:30 Session A: ENERGY STAR Overview
4:10–4:35 Electrolux Major Appliances
4:35–5:00 Bosch Home Appliances 4:35–5:20 Session B: Working With Utilities
 
7:00–9:00 PM

DINNER RECEPTION ON THE QUEEN MARY—SPONSORED BY BEST BUY


TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23

8:00–8:30 AM

BREAKFAST

8:30–9:15 AM

GENERAL SESSION 3: OVERVIEW OF CALIFORNIA PROGRAMS AND BUDGETS

Why utilities offer rebates and the potential impact on retail and manufacturer sales.
SPEAKERS:
California Public Utilities Commission
Kristina Wong, Southern California Edison
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MODERATOR:
Catul Kiti, D&R International

9:15–10:15 AM

GENERAL SESSION 4: WATER HEATERS

Stakeholders in the water heater industry will host a panel discussion on the ENERGY STAR water heater program. Speakers will discuss the nuances of the water heater market, marketing opportunities, and successful utility programs.

SPEAKERS:
Mike Parker, A.O. Smith
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Carlos Ruiz, Southern California Gas Company
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Kara Rodgers, Consortium for Energy Efficiency
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10:15–10:30 AM

BREAK / NETWORKING

10:30–12:10 PM

BREAKOUT SESSIONS: APPLIANCE MANUFACTURERS/RETAILERS AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY PROGRAM SPONSORS

Breakout sessions are confidential meetings between one regional group of EEPS partners and one manufacturer or retailer. The meetings present an opportunity to build on the Marketing Summit from the previous day and discuss collaboration opportunities in a more targeted manner.

EEPS partners host the breakout sessions with appliance manufacturers and retailers rotating between breakout meeting rooms.

10:30–12:10 PM
BREAKOUT SESSIONSCONCURRENT SESSIONS
Confidential meetings between one regional group of EEPS partners and one manufacturer or retailer

ENERGY STAR Water Heaters: Program Roll-Out
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12:00–1:10 PM

LUNCH

1:10–6:00 PM

BREAKOUT SESSIONS: APPLIANCE MANUFACTURERS/RETAILERS AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY PROGRAM SPONSORS (EEPS)


WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24

8:00–8:30 AM

BREAKFAST

8:30–12:00 PM

MARKETING SUMMITS: WATER HEATER MANUFACTURERS

Confidential water heater manufacturer presentations (presentation schedule will be provided prior to the conference).

8:30–9:00 PM

GE Consumer & Industrial

9:00–9:30 PM

A.O. Smith

9:30–10:00 PM

Rheem-Ruud Manufacturing

10:00–10:30 PM

Bosch Thermotechnology

10:30–11:00 PM

Rinnai

11:00–11:30 PM

Noritz America

11:30–12:00 PM GreenPlumbers USA
12:00 PM ADJOURN