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Conference on Energy & Accountability

Dates: 2002-11-09 - 2002-11-10 9.9 (2 decades 10 months ago)

Where: College Park, MD, United States Venue: Holiday Inn College Park


What are the ethics of innovation, when so many people need a viable energy innovation and the government doesn't? What about the personal examples of active suppression and theft of invention, even in the midst of an energy crisis? How are some individuals, groups, and organizations making a difference on their own? We hope to answer some of these questions for inventors as the Conference on Energy & Accountability takes on more of a discussion format. What are the ethics of innovation, when so many people need a robust energy innovation and the government doesn't seem to know that the peak of world oil production is scheduled for 2010? (Below is a link to the internationally-based Association for the Study of Peak Oil (ASPO) in case you are not familiar with "Hubbert's Peak.")

Come hear some of the heart-rending stories, all of which are off-the-record (no media recording). It is a two-day event on Veteran's Day weekend, November 9 & 10, 2002 so that you can fly or drive back on Monday, which is a holiday. Reagan National Airport in DC allows direct metro subway access to the Greenbelt metro stop and the Holiday Inn College Park hotel has a free shuttle service. Otherwise, BWI airport or Dulles airport is also available with about a half-hour drive. See our ad in Discover magazine.