Babson College & the Babson Energy & Environmental Club (BEEC) are excited to be hosting the 9th Annual Babson Energy & Environmental Conference. This year’s theme is “Harnessing Entrepreneurial Energy.” The conference will feature talks by some of the leading minds and voices in the energy and environmental sectors, as well as a four interactive and innovative sessions.

We’re extremely honored to be welcoming Amory Lovins, chairman, Chief Scientist, and Chairman Emeritus of the Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI), for our opening keynote; and then our closing keynote will be delivered by George Bachrach, president of the Environmental League of Massachusetts.

Our sessions this year include:

In addition to the above, our lunch session, “Feed Your Brain,” will have our experts off the stage and at your lunch table. This is an opportunity for you to connect personally with experts in the energy/environment space; network with movers and shakers, and discuss the topics that you care passionately about.

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AMORY LOVINS

Amory B. Lovins (1947– ), an American consultant experimental physicist and 1993 MacArthur Fellow, has been active at the nexus of energy, resources, economy, environment, development, and security in more than 50 countries for over 40 years, including 14 years based in England. He is widely considered among the world’s leading authorities on energy—especially its efficient use and sustainable supply—and a fertile innovator in integrative design and in superefficient buildings, factories, and vehicles.

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GEORGE BACHRACH

George is an attorney and former state senator. He served three terms in the Massachusetts state senate in the 1980s and has run for U.S. Congress with the endorsement of The Boston Globe, organized labor, and civic groups. After leaving the state senate, George practiced law for nearly a decade as a partner with the Boston law firm Brown, Rudnick, Freed and Gesmer. George regularly provides political commentary for Boston area TV and radio, including New England Cable News (NECN), WGBH-TV, The Boston Globe, and other media outlets. He has taught journalism at Boston University. George is a graduate of Trinity College and Boston University School of Law. He lives in Watertown with his wife and two sons.