AEE Georgia

Dr. Marilyn A. Brown Keynote Speaker

  • September 22, 2022
  • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
  • Georgia World Congress Center, GA Ballroom 1


  • AEE Georgia Chapter Member
  • Rate for non-chapter members.

Our September chapter meeting will take place at the AEE World Energy Conference & Expo located at the Georgia World Congress Center in GA Ballroom 1.  Please register ahead of time online at:

Please note: lunch meeting with our keynote speaker is included if you purchase the Conference Registration.  However, you can instead choose to register only for the Expo (free) and this "AEE Chapter Lunch" for $20.  Please use the link above, and click "Register Now", and then sign into your AEE account, From there, you can choose to register for the entire conference, the free expo, and/or our AEE Chapter Lunch (towards the bottom of the Registration page).

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Marilyn A. Brown, PhD, CEM, NAE, NAS, Regents and Brook Byers Professor of Sustainable Systems at Joint Faculty with Oak Ridge National Laboratory and School of Public Policy at the Georgia Institute of Technology

Marilyn Brown is a Regents' and Brook Byers Professor of Sustainable Systems in the School of Public Policy. She joined Georgia Tech in 2006 after a distinguished career at the U.S. Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, where she led several national climate change mitigation studies and became a leader in the analysis and interpretation of energy futures in the United States.

Her research focuses on the design and impact of policies aimed at accelerating the development and deployment of sustainable energy technologies, with an emphasis on the electric utility industry, the integration of energy efficiency, demand response, and solar resources, and ways of improving resiliency to disruptions. Her books include Fact and Fiction in Global Energy Policy (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2016), Green Savings: How Policies and Markets Drive Energy Efficiency (Praeger, 2015), and Climate Change and Global Energy Security (MIT Press, 2011). She has authored more than 250 publications. Her work has had significant visibility in the policy arena as evidenced by her numerous briefings and testimonies before state legislative bodies and Committees of both the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate.

Dr. Brown co-founded the Southeast Energy Efficiency Alliance and chaired its Board of Directors for several years. She has served on the Boards of the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy and the Alliance to Save Energy, and was a commissioner with the Bipartisan Policy Center. She has served on eight National Academies committees and is an Editor of Energy Policy and an Editorial Board member of Energy Efficiency and Energy Research and Social Science. She served two terms (2010-2017) as a Presidential appointee and regulator on the Board of Directors of the Tennessee Valley Authority, the nation’s largest public power provider. From 2014-2018 she served on DOE’s Electricity Advisory Committee, where she led the Smart Grid Subcommittee.

2013 AEE Georgia Chapter
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