United States Congressman for New Jersey to Present Closing Keynote at Energy Ocean

Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. Will Deliver His Perspective on How Government and Industry Can Work Together to Advance Offshore Renewable Energy

ROCKVILLE, MD –April 17, 2014 – Energy Ocean will be host to the United States Congressman for New Jersey, Frank Pallone, Jr., who will deliver the closing Keynote session at 12:15 p.m. EST on Thursday, June 5th. The Energy Ocean Conference and Exhibition, which will be held June 3-5, 2014 at the Sheraton Hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey, is the leading event for the offshore renewable energy industry, covering developments in wind, wave and tidal energy.

In his Keynote session A Two-Pronged Approach – Government and Industry Taking the Conversation Forward, Congressman Pallone will provide an update on current initiatives in the House of Representatives that are promoting offshore renewables, as well as what role the industry will play in the advancement of government support of a more sustainable future in offshore renewable energy. Representing the sixth district of New Jersey, Congressman Pallone is a senior member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee and the House Natural Resources Committee. He has been instrumental in promoting the business, technology, and environmental safety of the energy sector. In this keynote address, Congressman Pallone will share his insights on how government organizations and private industry can influence the future growth of wind, wave and tidal energy in the U.S.

Representing central New Jersey in Congress since 1988, Pallone holds an important leadership position within the House Democratic Caucus. As the Communications Chair of the Democratic Policy Committee, the Congressman plays an active role in developing and implementing the Democratic Party's message. In this capacity, Pallone coordinates the party's message on the floor of the House of Representatives.

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About Energy Ocean

Energy Ocean is the leading industry event dedicated to promoting the development of clean, predictable and sustainable energy from the world's oceans. Building on 10 years of continued success, Energy Ocean delivers the industry's most comprehensive conference and exhibition covering the most important issues and opportunities facing each discipline of the industry today: wind, wave, and tidal.

Energy Ocean 2014 Conference Details:

Energy Ocean's three-day event offers the latest in offshore ocean energy technological advances and updates on what's happening in the industry, including regulatory issues and policy. In addition to sessions led by the most qualified and relevant speakers, the conference offers more than 9 hours of networking events and opportunities for attendees to collaborate on new technologies, regulation, financial opportunities, case studies and research. The 2014 Energy Ocean Conference will take place Tuesday-Thursday, June 3-5 at the Sheraton Hotel, Two Convention Boulevard, Atlantic City, NJ 08401.

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