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Registration Opens for RECESS23, Presented by Walker-Miller Energy Services

September 22, 2023

Registration is now open for the Resilience and Equity in the Clean Energy Sector Summit (RECESS23), Detroit’s Black and Brown Clean Energy Conference presented by Walker-Miller Energy Services.

Held at Michigan Central from Oct. 30, 2023, to Nov. 1, 2023, the conference will convene approximately 700 people shaping the clean energy sector, as well as like-minded champions, allies, and collaborators. Attendees will have the opportunity to engage with industry leaders and experts, gain insights into the latest clean energy trends and innovations, collaborate on strategies to promote resilience and equity, and network with like-minded professionals committed to a sustainable future.

Through illuminating keynotes, breakout sessions, and deep-dive workshops, RECESS23 will address key topics, common pain points, and actionable solutions in the clean energy sector. Programming for the Summit will be categorized into three tracks, including:

  • Business Innovation: Clean Energy Entrepreneurship
  • Upskilling and Education: Empowering the Clean Energy Workforce
  • Sustainable Development: Driving Equity and Environmental Justice

Some of the confirmed speakers include The Song Foundation’s Dug Song, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Shalaya T. Morisette, Dunamis Clean Energy Partners’ Natalie King, Navajo Power’s Brett Isaac, and BlocPower’s Donnel Baird. For the latest speaker updates, visit

Registration Information

Those interested in attending can purchase a full conference pass for $1,040 or a one-day pass for $572. Nonprofit organizations can register for a full conference pass for $312; environment justice advocates and college students can attend for free.