Opening Keynote Session

Wednesday |  October 25 | 9:00 am - 10:50 am

Inspiring Keynotes . New Perspectives . Networking

The Opening Session is not just a formality, it's a crucial part of the conference experience. Embrace the opportunity to learn, connect, and grow both personally and professionally. Hear influential and inspiring keynote speakers that share their insights, experiences, and vision, leaving you motivated and energized. Set the tone of the conference by introducing yourself to new connections and catching up with industry friends. This session sets the stage for a diverse range of presentations given throughout the event, giving you different perspectives and ideas to take back to the office. This session is a memorable part of the conference, and hopefully one you will never forget!


Al Gore

Former Vice President and Founder & Chairman of the Climate Reality Project

Keynote Speaker

Renowned for his tireless work in environmental advocacy and the subject of the Oscar-winning documentary "An Inconvenient truth", former U.S. Vice President Al Gore will set the tone for this awe-inspiring event. Known for his insightful perspective on global issues like the climate crisis, Al Gore's talk will surely invigorate your mind and spirit.

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Welcome Message

Andrés Ortuño, CEM, CEA, CMVP

Opening Session Chair
AEE Board President Elect

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Opening Remarks

Bill Kent, CEM

Executive Director, Association of Energy Engineers