All keynote presentations are free with the price of admission. MREA Members, volunteers, and kids 12 and under get in for free. Keynote presentations will be delivered on our Human-Powered Main Stage! Discounted tickets on sale from April 1 – May 1.
Friday, June 26 • 1p.m.
Mark Z. Jacobson is Director of the Atmosphere/Energy Program and Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Stanford University. His career focuses on better understanding air pollution and global warming problems and developing large-scale clean, renewable energy solutions to them. Mark has developed a global path to 100% renewable energy.
Friday, June 26 • 5p.m.
Tia Nelson is the daughter of Gaylord Nelson, an American politician and environmentalist from Wisconsin who was the founder of Earth Day, which launched a new wave of environmental activism. Tia has continued the crusade her father started and is internationally recognized for her work on climate change. She spent 17 years with The Nature Conservancy, including serving as the first director of its global Climate Change Initiative.
Saturday, June 27 • 1p.m.
ABC News veteran and creator/host of the show What Would You Do?, John Quiñones has emerged as one of the most inspiring keynotes in the speaking world today. His moving presentations focus on his odds-defying journey, celebrate the life-changing power of education, champion the Latino American Dream, and provide thought-provoking insights into human nature and ethical behavior.
Join us each morning for a farm fresh breakfast and keynotes addressing the Wisconsin Dairy Crisis, all in support of Wisconsin farmers!
Human-Powered Main Stage
In true Energy Fair fashion, all keynote speakers and musical guests will be human-powered, thanks to Power by the People who have developed human-powered bicycle equipment! We’ll need volunteers ready to hop on a bicycle and generate power for the Main Stage acts. For more information about Power by the People, visit PowerbythePeople.org. Register to be a Main Stage biker at TheEnergyFair.org/volunteer.