The premier event for energy professionals

Robust agenda and educational offerings

Industry-leading Services / Technology Showcase

Unparalleled learning opportunities

World-class facilities at the Hyatt Newport Beach

Learning –
If It Ain’t Fun, We Ain’t Doin' It!

Michael McCormick, Director, Office of Planning and Research, California Governor’s Office will open Energy 2017 Symposium.

The Energy 2017 Symposium Seminar Training Event will:

• Provide an effective and efficient forum to obtain valuable training
• Provide CEUs, PDUs, and A.I.A. credits
• Facilitate the application of best practices
• Cover topics related to energy efficiency, renewable energy, CHP, water efficiency, financing/contracting, energy storage, sustainability, California state energy regulations, and more
• Demonstrate the connection between actions and impacts as related to energy consumption, sustainability, energy efficiency, and energy security
• Feature expertise from all levels of project and policy implementation to enable federal, state and local government agencies, hospitals, schools and universities, and airports to reduce energy consumption and costs: meeting energy-related goals

Federal Energy Managers and Facility Managers to satisfy training requirements mandated by and address requirements outlined in EPACT 1992; EPACT 2005; Executive Order 13423; EISA 2007; Executive Order 13514; ESPC Challenge; FY2012 Defense Authorization Bill, Section 2826 and Section 2915a; Federal Building Personnel; Training Act of 2010; and Executive Order 13653.

Attendees will benefit from interactive learning opportunities and technology demonstrations designed to illustrate how to renovate, operate and maintain (O&M) their facility to reduce energy consumption. The training sessions will be led and moderated by subject matter experts. The Energy 2017 Symposium Seminar Training Event will provide opportunities to help attendees expand their education and knowledge to keep or obtain a promotion with their agency/company. Attendees will be able to expand their professional networks and facilitate further collaborative efforts to find solutions and financing for their facility(s).


If you’re interested in learning more about the best ways to do your job, finding out how your colleagues are dealing with energy problems, and understanding the options available to help you meet your facility’s energy needs, then you need to attend this workshop. If your firm provides innovative energy products or management services, then networking at this federal workshop should be an essential part of your marketing strategy. You don’t want to miss it!

Energy managers, energy engineers, facility managers, design and development teams, procurement officers and anyone interested in saving energy and money will benefit from this workshop. This is the one workshop you cannot afford to miss… Join us at Energy 2017 Symposium, where you and your colleagues will enter through the gate that leads to a brighter energy future.

“If you’re involved in the facility energy management field or provide products and services to those who are, you should attend Energy 2017 Symposium. This is the industry’s premier seminar and networking forum for federal energy managers and their private sector counterparts.”


Energy 2017 Symposium is designed to help you do your job better by giving you details on the latest energy-saving strategies and products, opportunities to network with your colleagues to discuss new applications and strategies, and information from the experts on successful case studies and projects.

Come to Energy 2017 Symposium to learn from your peers and industry leaders on how to reduce energy consumption/cost at your facility, earn credits that are required for your current position or a future position. Examine real case studies, presented by the people involved, and learn what has worked well and what has been a challenge. Learn from different agencies on how they are effectively utilizing technologies and existing contract vehicles to achieve significant energy conservation results. Get back to sound energy basics or to learn about specific technologies and strategies that will help your facility meet your goals, mandates and receive awards/rebates

Energy 2017 Symposium sessions are intentionally focused on areas of learning that energy stakeholders can use immediately to make the biggest impact on their day to day jobs.  If you are one of the many people charged with reducing your facility’s energy consumption or helping the government take the next step forward in achieving its energy efficiency and renewable mandates, this is your training event.

Looking for ways to convince your organization to send you to Energy 2017 Symposium?
Here’s a handy info sheet. [PDF]

“Energy 2017 Symposium, with its high quality education for federal and state/local government employees, helps streamline operations, improve services, and ensure that taxpayer dollars are spent wisely.”


Cutting-edge technical sessions on a wide variety of topics will provide fresh ideas, new benchmarks and proven techniques for maximum energy savings. Special training sessions for new energy managers, as well as for experienced professionals, will significantly advance your capabilities.

A hands-on Services/Technology Showcase will afford an opportunity to interact with the nation’s foremost technology providers and to learn about their innovative products and services.  Exclusive time for networking each day (hosted breaks/lunch) have been built into the program to visit the Showcase, to share ideas, learn from others in your field, and to learn what is working well and why.

FBPTA Core Competencies Info Sheet [PDF]


The industry driven/sponsored Energy 2017 Symposium Training Seminar and Services / Technology Showcase has been CREATED BY INDUSTRY to provide much-needed training and practical knowledge transfer of energy and conservation practices. Corporate members voluntarily serving on an oversight planning committee are detailed on the Agenda page. Energy 2017 Symposium has become the must-attend Premier Energy Workshop for federal, state, local, military, and private sector energy managers, energy service companies, utilities, procurement and other energy officials. The Workshop and Services / Technology Showcase provides intensive training sessions, information about the latest products offered by industry.

OSIsoft Powersmiths
Johnson Controls Tetra Tech
Georgia Power ABM

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