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Advance info on the 2015 GLOBALCON conference program. (PDF format)

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Advance info on the 2015 GLOBALCON conference agenda, speakers, seminar details, exhibitor profiles, special events, exhibit hall workshops, and more. (PDF format)

GLOBALCON full-2-day-conference participants earn a total of 0.8 CEU / 8 PDH / 8 AIA LU credits, which may be applied toward professional licensing requirements or certification.

2014 GLOBALCON Proceedings Available on CD (PDF format)

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Focus on innovation and solutions for today's energy challenges...

The conference is designed to provide hands-on, up-to-the-minute information you can use right away to improve your energy management program, and get up to speed on the current generation of innovative technologies available to help you meet your goals. Speakers will detail results of successful projects involving facility energy efficiency improvement and cost control; renewable and alternative energy applications; on-site and distributed power generation; integrated building automation and energy management tools; new lighting technologies; efficient HVAC and smart building systems; boiler and steam system efficiency; project cost management strategies; and much more. You'll also hear insightful commentary from leading experts on what the future holds and how best to prepare for it.

Exclusive time is always scheduled for conference participants to visit the exhibits, giving you the time you need to explore the marketplace first hand.

Pricing for the GLOBALCON 2015 conference (includes expo) is as follows:

Regular Registration Fee: $895.00
AEE Member / Gov't / Non-Profit Org.: $795.00


Note: AEE is now an approved provider of training courses for USGBC-GBCI's Credential Maintenance Program and for AIA Continuing Education Systems. Professionals may qualify for Continuing Education Units (CEU's) to maintain their Certification status.

Professional Training Seminars Held in Conjunction with GLOBALCON 2015

In addition to the two-day conference program, a full series AEE training seminars will also take place in conjunction with GLOBALCON 2015.

Click the appropriate link below for details and registration info for each seminar:

AEE seminar attendees earn 0.8 CEU / 8 PDH for each full day of seminar participation.


Advance registration is required for all special events held in conjunction with GLOBALCON.

The main GLOBALCON Registration Link will enable to you include your choice of any of these events in your GLOBALCON registration (except as noted).

A number of special events, including meal events, free workshops and free tours will be held in conjunction with GLOBALCON. Information on any additional events not currently shown below will be posted as available.

Free Pre-Conference Half Day Workshop:

  • Requirements Engineering Fundamentals – Key Principles and Effective Practices
    (FREE for registered GLOBALCON conference attendees only.)
    - MONDAY, March 16, 1:00-4:00 pm / Room 123 Pennsylvania Convention Center -
      (arrive at 12:30 pm)

    Requirements are the foundation of any project and organizations with effective practices can ensure they are meeting customer, compliance, budget, and schedule needs, while avoiding rework, budget overruns, compliance and safety issues. Please join IBM for an entry level requirements engineering course covering challenges, principles, and best practices for effective requirements definition, management and engineering. Instructed by Ed Mayer, Solution Architect and an Engineering Practice Lead, IBM. For more details, CLICK HERE.

Meal Events and Networking Receptions:

  • Opening Session Coffee
    Sponsored by

    Opening Session Networking Coffee
    (For registered GLOBALCON conference attendees only.)
    - TUESDAY, March 17, 8:00 am -
    GLOBALCON conference attendees are invited to have coffee and network with colleagues prior to the Opening Session.

  • Opening Night Networking Reception / Held at Hard Rock Café
    (FREE with advance registration)
    - TUESDAY, March 17, 4:00 pm -
    GLOBALCON conference attendees, seminar attendees, and exhibitors are all invited to join AEE for the GLOBALCON Opening Night Reception to network with your industry peers. There are still sponsorship opportunities for exhibiting companies to host this reception. Please contact Lauren Lake at or call (678) 687-4997 for details and special offers.

  • Featured Speaker

    Anne Papageorge, Vice President, Facilities & Real Estate Services, University of Pennsylvania
    Council on Women in Energy and Environmental Leadership (CWEEL) Breakfast:
    Energy Policy: Opportunities and Challenges

    A program for women professionals and women-owned companies
    (FREE with advance registration)
    - WEDNESDAY, March 18, 7:30-9:00 am -
    Join us for a FREE breakfast at GLOBALCON presenting case studies of successful women-owned businesses, as well as discussing the unique barriers and opportunities these firms encounter in the marketplace. The meeting is presented by the Council on Women in Energy and Environmental Leadership (CWEEL). CWEEL was founded by Laurie Wiegand-Jackson, President of North America Power Partners and is co-directed by MaryAnne Lauderdale, Senior Consultant at Lime Energy. This group was organized to develop a prominent voice for women in the industry. For more information about CWEEL visit, or contact Ruth Whitlock, Executive Administrator of AEE at

  • AEE Greater Philadelphia Chapter Luncheon
    (FREE for registered conference attendees with advance registration, $20 for all others)
    - WEDNESDAY, March 18, 12:00 noon -
    Join the Greater Philadelphia Chapter of AEE for a luncheon, chapter meeting and presentation. Representatives from New Jersey Transit, City of Hoboken, and the Philadelphia Navy Yard will present on microgrid implementations. A panel made up of municipalities, universities, commercial/industrial, and transit authorities will give different perspectives on why they are either operating or developing microgrids. Panelists will include: Will Agate, Senior Vice President, Navy Yard Management & Development, PIDC; Kurt Bresser, Energy Manager at Temple University; Caleb Stratton, Principal Planner and Resiliency Task Force Coordinator for the City of Hoboken, NJ; and John Geitner, Senior Director, Environment & Sustainability for New Jersey Transit. Registration is included for full paid conference attendees. Simply bring your provided lunch tickets to the meeting room. Luncheon tickets for non-conference attendees are $20 and should be pre-purchased to reserve your seat.


Free Technology Workshops Presented by Exhibitors

This complimentary exhibit hall activity has been designed to enhance your learning about the latest new products, and allow for an interactive experience for all 2015 expo attendees and presenters. Expo-only visitors, conference attendees, seminar delegates and any other visitors to the show floor can take part in these FREE sessions.

To view a partial program of free exhibit hall workshops to be held during GLOBALCON 2015, CLICK HERE.