Past Events

Contact Amy Mast to add an upcoming energy-related event to this list. 

Thursday, October 22, 2015
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM

Please join the Michigan Power and Energy Laboratory for a guest lecture with Jay Giri, Director of Power Systems Technology and Strategic Initiatives at Alstom Grid. 

Monday, October 19, 2015
3:30 PM

Join us for a presentation and discussion with Panikos Georgallis, a Dow Post-Doctoral Research Fellow with the Erb and Energy Institutes.

Friday, October 02, 2015
8:30 AM to 3:00 PM

Come to our Grand Opening to see a new pilot-scale user destination for battery research!   Agenda includes an overview of laboratory and research capability, ribbon cutting, tours, and lunch. RSVP Required, please contact Susan Fancy at 734-763-8803 or

Thursday, October 01, 2015
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

The Michigan Energy Innovation Business Council invites you to attend the Michigan Energy Forum's upcoming meeting on October 1 at Ann Arbor SPARK.  The meeting's topic is Waste to Energy and will be moderated by Ian Stines of General Motors.

Snacks and beverages will be provided. This meeting is free to attend. Registration closes on Tuesday, September 29 at 5:00 pm - please register here

Monday, September 28, 2015
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

CLOSUP welcomes Ian Rowlands, Professor in the Department of Environment and Resource Studies at the University of Waterloo, for a pizza seminar on Renewable Energy policy and politics in Ontario.

Wednesday, September 23, 2015
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Join us for a presentation and discussion with Jocelyn Leitzinger, Dow Post-Doctoral Research Fellow from the Erb Institute and Energy Institutes. 

Friday, September 18, 2015
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Guest lecturer Eugenio Miravete (University of Texas, Austin) will talk about "Innovation, Emissions Policy, and Competitive Advantage in the Diffusion of European Diesel Automobiles"

Tuesday, September 15, 2015 to Thursday, September 17, 2015
(All day)

Stop by and see us!  The University of Michigan will host a virtual Battery Lab tour and booth at this advanced battery event. 

Thursday, September 10, 2015
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Liesl Clark, Founder of 5 Lakes Energy, will moderate a panel including Mark Ferda (McNaughton-McKay), Jeff Irwin (House of Representatives, 53rd District) and Amy Heart (SunRun) on the future of solar in Michigan including the impacts of policy on future jobs. 

Wednesday, July 22, 2015
(All day)

This one-day conference hosted by the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute develops a forward-looking fifteen year technology roadmap for powertrains and powertrain components for the US, European, and Asian markets.