Michigan Energy Forum
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About the Michigan Energy Forum
The Michigan Energy Forum is an information-sharing and networking group focusing on energy technologies, policies, and opportunities of interest to the Michigan entrepreneurial community. It meets on the first Thursday of each month*, 5-7pm at SPARK Central.
*There is no Forum in the months of January, July, August, and December
Registration begins at 5:00 p.m., with refreshments and networking until the presentation begins at approximately 5:30 p.m. The program concludes at 7:00 p.m.
The Michigan Energy Forum will not meet in January, July, August, or December.
Michigan Energy Forum Committee
Mark Barteau, U-M Energy Institute
Joshua Brugeman, NextEnergy
Alissa Carpenter, Ann Arbor SPARK
Liesl Clark, 5 Lakes Energy
Russell Conard, Ornicept
Nicholas Cucinelli, Detroit Innovate
Todd Nelson, NEXTEnergy
Scott Phillips, The Inovo Group
Laura Palombi, Clean Energy Coalition
Roland Scott, ArborWind
Michigan Energy Forum Chairs
Lee Gorman, Barton Consulting Services, LLC
William Schikora PLLC, Environmental Law
A prominent member of one of the region’s energy discussion will moderate each program. The moderator will invite up to three co-panelists, who will bring their industry expertise to the program topic.
The program begins with a brief presentation by each of the panelists on a particular aspect of the program topic, based on his or her expertise. The remainder of the program is an interactive question and answer session with audience participation.
Ann Arbor SPARK Live-Streaming
Michigan Energy Forum is live-streamed each month on our website during the time of the event. Archived videos of the events can also be viewed 48 hours after the event at our video library here.
Also check out Ann Arbor SPARK's Slide Share account for Presentations from the Michigan Energy Forum panels.
Programs are held at SPARK Central, 330 East Liberty, Lower Level, in downtown Ann Arbor.