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Appalachian Energy Summit 2024

June 3-4
Appalachian State University
Boone, NC

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The 12th annual Appalachian Energy Summit will be held in-person on the campus of Appalachian State University June 3-4, 2024.

The Appalachian Energy Summit is designed primarily for faculty, staff, and students at institutions of higher learning, as well as local and state government staff and employees of non-profit organizations focused on energy and sustainability. If you have any questions about whether or not the Summit would be a good fit for you, please email or call Jennifer Maxwell at 828-262-2667.

The Energy Summit started in 2012 and has a history of bringing together world leaders in the energy and sustainability sectors. Attendees will hear from a range of academic, corporate and government speakers.

Attendance at the Appalachian Energy Summit is free for governmental, educational, and non-profit employees as well as for students. If you are from the private sector and are interested in attending, please reach out to Jeff McPherson: 828-262-71942.

Student Poster Competition

College and university students are invited to feature their energy and sustainability research activities at the Energy Summit's Student Poster Competition. The two highest-ranking posters in each of the graduate and undergraduate categories are eligible to earn cash prizes. To learn more and submit a poster proposal, please visit the Energy Summit Poster Competition webpage by May 3.

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