MEDIA ADVISORY: 2013 ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit

Fourth annual Energy Innovation Summit from February 25 to 27, 2013 at the Gaylord Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland

Washington D.C. – The Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E) will host its fourth annual Energy Innovation Summit from February 25 to 27, 2013 at the Gaylord Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland. The Summit brings together thought leaders from academia, business, and government to discuss cutting-edge energy issues and facilitate relationships that help move technologies into the marketplace.

Speakers at this year's Summit include New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, entrepreneur T. Boone Pickens, Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk, and DARPA Director Arati Prabhakar, among other leaders. The Summit also features a Technology Showcase displaying over 250 breakthrough energy technologies from ARPA-E awardees and other innovative organizations.

Featured speakers include:

*American Electric Power President and CEO Nick Akins
*New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg
*Purdue President and former Governor Mitch Daniels
*Eurasia Group Head of Research and Director of Global Macro Analysis David F. Gordon
*DuPont CEO Ellen Kullman
*J.P. Morgan Head of Global Commodities and Corporate & Investment Bank Regulatory Affairs Blythe Masters
*Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk
*Entrepreneur T. Boone Pickens
*DARPA Director Arati Prabhakar

For additional information on the ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit, including the full Summit agenda, please visit

ARPA-E's Fourth Annual Energy Innovation Summit

Gaylord Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland

Monday, February 25 - Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Accredited members of the news media can register here:

The Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) is an agency within the U.S. Energy Department. ARPA-E catalyzes transformational energy technologies that could create a more secure and affordable American future. For more, please visit

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