(INDIANAPOLIS) — Planning for the future is difficult for any business leader and trying to determine how changing energy prices will impact an organization is nearly impossible. The good news is there are things that can be done without a crystal ball. Companies can be proactive by learning tools and strategies to cut energy costs and remain in compliance with state and federal laws. To assist Hoosiers, the Indiana Chamber of Commerce is hosting the 2018 Indiana Conference on Energy Management.

The conference returns July 31 through August 1 in downtown Indianapolis and attendees can learn about the status of energy in Indiana, what the future might hold and how companies can prepare.

Sponsored by Indiana Michigan Power, topics for the conference include real time energy management, corporate renewable energy in Indiana, demand reduction versus peak shaving, IU Health energy efficiency journey, energy consumption savings, economic and environmental benefits of distributed generation, Volkswagen environmental mitigation trust and what’s next, impact of a dynamic electric utility industry on institutional, industrial and manufacturing customers and more.

The conference will provide access to energy experts from throughout Indiana and beyond, including keynote speakers: Paul Chodak III of American Electric Power and representatives from Michigan State University, Indiana University Purdue University-Indianapolis, Indiana Michigan Power, Duke Energy and many more.

The conference starts each day at 8:30 a.m. and concludes at 1:30 p.m. on August 1 at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Indianapolis. Lunch will be provided.

The cost to attend is $499; $399 for Indiana Chamber members. Government employees may attend for $199. Continuing education credit and group discounts are available.

Gold sponsors are: APEX Clean Energy; EDF Energy Services; Ice Miller LLP; MacAllister Power Systems; and Vectren. Silver sponsors are: Citizens Energy Group; CountryMark; Cummins, Inc.; Geronimo Energy; and NIPSCO. Additional sponsorship opportunities are available; contact Jim Wagner at (317) 264-6876 or [email protected].

Separately, the Indiana Chamber is offering human resources-related training options in July:

  • The two-day Advanced HR Management Seminar is July 12-13; ideal for human resources professionals, personnel directors, in-house counsel, C-suite management and more. Cost: $599; Indiana Chamber members pay $499.
  • Presented by Ice Miller LLP, the 2018 Indiana Wage & Hour Seminar is on July 26 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Current signs out of Washington point to potential changes in wage and hour laws, having an understanding of the current laws and potential impact of changes is critical for managers, business owners, human resources personnel and more. Cost is $499; Indiana Chamber members pay $399.

Group discounts are available for all conferences; continuing education credits are pending.

Register online at www.indianachamber.com/conferences or call (800) 824-6885 for more information.


The Indiana Chamber partners with 25,000 members and investors – representing over four million Hoosiers – to achieve the mission of “cultivating a world-class environment which provides economic opportunity and prosperity.”