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2017 Energy Directors Conference

June 27-29, 2017
The Broadmoor, Colorado Springs, Colorado

An Outstanding Program

CoBank’s 2017 Energy Directors Conference will feature presentations from leading experts on the economy, rural economic development, global trends and challenges, as well as the domestic political environment. Our program is designed to give directors of America’s rural energy cooperatives valuable knowledge, insight and information they can use in their business and personal lives. In addition, we’ll welcome the Blue Sky Riders, featuring Georgia Middleman, Gary Burr and Kenny Loggins, for our dinner entertainment on Wednesday evening.


Tom Halverson ~ President and Chief Executive Officer, CoBank
Rick Allen ~ Director, Oil and Gas Consulting Services, S&P Global Platts
Robert A. Book II ~ Vice President, Member Services, Delaware Electric Cooperative
Ian Bremmer ~ President, Eurasia Group
Ron Brownstein ~ Editorial Director of Strategic Partnership, Atlantic Media Company
Donnie Clary ~ Chief Executive Officer, CoServ Electric
Candy Crowley ~ Award-Winning Journalist and Former Chief Political Correspondent, CNN
Brad Davids ~ Head of Demand Response Partnerships, Nest Labs
Austan Goolsbee ~ Former Chairman, President’s Council of Economic Advisers and Professor of Economics, University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Scott Moore ~ Retired U.S. Navy Rear Admiral and SEAL Team Leader
Blue Sky Riders ~ Entertainment, featuring Georgia Middleman, Gary Burr and Kenny Loggins

Additional Information

Online registration and hotel information can now be accessed under the Hotel and Registration tabs above. There is no charge to attend the conference beyond your travel and hotel expenses.

For further information, contact CoBank’s Corporate Communications Division by email at

Dress code for this meeting is business casual. You may wish to wear a jacket for dinner, but ties are not required.

We hope to see you there!


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