Energy-Focused MIT Enterprise Forum with Networking Matches to be Hosted by Duquesne

September 4, 2013

Duquesne University and its Entrepreneurial Studies Program will co-sponsor a forum bringing together leaders in the energy industry, speaker panels and networking opportunities for companies and potential employees on Monday, Sept. 9, from 4:30 to 9 p.m.

The University will host the fourth annual energy conference of the MIT Enterprise Forum of Pittsburgh, Energy Innovation Pittsburgh ... More Energy. More Eco-Friendly, in the Power Center.

The event surrounds one of the region's fastest growing sectors, focusing on the intersection of innovation and regulation, and will include panelists such as:

  • Rich Fitzgerald, Allegheny County Chief Executive, who has played a leadership role in developing the energy industry in western Pennsylvania
  • Bill Flanagan, Allegheny Conference executive and a key player in the development of Pittsburgh's energy economy and workforce.

An additional feature is Energy Match, a networking event designed for industries, entrepreneurs, students, university and industry researchers, and the funding community to connect, develop new products, form research and development teams, collaborate on grant opportunities, seek investment capital, and match potential employees and employers.

To guarantee personalized matches, registrations and profiles must be completed before Monday, Sept. 2, at www.enterpriseforumpittsburgh.com. Registration is $75; the price is discounted to $25 with a student ID.