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                      Georgia Legislative Black Caucus, Inc.


Vision 20/20: Creating Public Policies that Promote Innovation Inclusion and Entrepreneurship to Close the Disparity Gaps in Energy and Telecommunication in the African American Community



                                                               August 16-17, 2013


      Hyatt Regency Savannah

2 West Bay Street

      Savannah, Georgia 31401

Scarbrough Room





4:00   p.m.  Friday, August 16, 2013Press Conference  Scarbrough   Room
5:00   p.m. Registration Hotel   Lobby
6:30   p.m. DinnerThe Honorable Dee   Dawkins-HaiglerChair, Georgia Legislative Black Caucus

The   Honorable Edna Jackson
Mayor, City of Savannah


Speaker:  David Burgess
Past-Commissioner, Public Service


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Saturday,   August 17, 2013Registration 

Welcome and Greetings

Rep. Dee   Dawkins-Haigler

Chair, Georgia   Legislative Black Caucus


Continental Breakfast

Telecommunications Today – Getting   Your Community Connected

David Burgess, Former   Commissioner,  Public Service   Commission

Stacy Cole,   Director, Government and Community Affairs, Comcast

Gary Sanchez,   Southeast Georgia Regional Director External Affairs, AT&T


Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Moderator:   Rep. Dee Dawkins-Haigler

Mayor Willie Burns,   Executive Director, Georgia Conference of Black Mayors

Stacy Cole,   Director, Government and Community Affairs, Comcast

Alex Reynolds,   Government Affairs Counsel, The Wireless Infrastructure Assn. PCIA

Gary Sanchez,   Southeast Georgia Regional Director External Affairs, AT&T




Paula Jackson, Speaker
CEO and President
American Association of Blacks in Energy



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Introduction: Rep. Mickey StephensJohn   Hale, III,   Speaker
Deputy Director

Office of Small and Disadvantaged
Business Utilization
U.S. Department of Energy


Energy   Solutions Today – What are the Current   Options?

Moderator: Rep. James Beverly

Cathy   Hill, Region Vice President, Georgia Power

Chris   Coan, Vice President & General Manager, Business &   Government Markets, Gas South


Energy   Solutions of Tomorrow – What are our Future   Options?
Moderator: Rep. Virgil Fludd


Shane   Owl-Greason, Executive, Georgia Solar   Utilities, Inc.

Ervan   Hancock, Manager of Renewable Energy, Georgia Power

Timmy   Nelson, Vice President, State Government Affairs, UPS

Nikki   Dodd, Operations Coordinator, Hailo, LLC

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3:30 p.m. Acknowledgments/Closing   Remarks

Thank you Comcast & UPS for supporting the GLBC Energy/Telecommunications Symposium


Co-Chairs: Rep. Virgil Fludd and Sen. Valencia Seay

GLBC Savannah Delegation: Rep. Bob Bryant, Rep. Craig Gordon, Sen. Lester Jackson

and Rep. Mickey Stephens


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