The theme of Energy 2003, "Real World, Real Solutions," addresses the need to improve America's energy security and reliability and many other energy and environmental concerns.Energy 2003will be held August 17-20, 2003, at the Wyndham Palace Resort and Spa in Lake Buena Vista (Orlando), FL.

This sixth annual workshop for energy managers is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy's Federal Energy Management Program, and co-sponsored by the U.S. Department of Defense and the U.S. General Services Administration. More than 200 of the nation's energy experts will give presentations, discuss success stories, and offer tips that will help government and private sector energy management professionals learn first-hand about the tools and resources available that can solve energy management problems and increase energy efficiency at their facilities.

More than 1,500 energy managers from the government, utilities, private companies, and other organizations are expected to attend the workshop, which will feature specialized learning tracks on acquisition, energy security, new technologies, energy markets, transportation, and several others. There also will be energy-efficient building tours, informative workshops, special social events, and networking opportunities, and a tradeshow featuring more than 100 vendors exhibiting the latest products and services.

Complete details on the workshop and exposition, including online registration and exhibitor information, are available at, or by calling 800-395-8574 (attendees), or 410-997-0763 (exhibitors).