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Keynote – 10:00 – 10:30 

Dr. Brent Strong Award video 

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Utah Office of Energy Development

“Greg’s extensive experience in both the energy sector and public service make him well suited for this role in our administration,” Gov. Cox

10:30 – 11:30

Coal Pitch: Precursor to Advanced Materials

Coal to Carbon Fiber Current Viability

11:30 – 12:00

Utah Energy Supply Chain Infrastructure

New Eastern Utah Railroad

Counties Coalition

12:00 – 1:00 Lunch

Thank you to our lunch sponsor, Blue Sky Energy

12:30 Lunch Keynote Speaker

Magnum Development

1:00 – 1:50

Rare Earth & Critical Minerals: What they are and why important 

Department of Materials Science and Engineering University of Utah

Where they are in Utah and Quantities

Professor, Geology and Geophysics Department University of Utah

1:50 – 2:15

Advances in High-Temperature Composite Structures

  • Benjamin Garcia, PhD, R&D Manager,

Northrop Grumman Corporation

2:15 – 2:30 BREAK

2:30 – 3:30 Understanding Utah’s Battery Industry

William Pope Professor of Chemical Engineering

Brigham Young University

EP Systems provided battery solutions for electric vehicles.

Founder of American Battery Factory Inc.


3:30 – 4:15

Utah Technology Development Programs

Learn from leading companies developing new energy programs in Utah.

BlueSky Energy Solutions

San Rafael Research Center

OxEon Energy

Luna Innovation Platinum Sponsor

  • Felicia Stacker, Sales Director

4:30 CrossTalk Conclusion

6:00 No-Host Dinner

Ramada Uptown Steak House

Thank you for attending CrossTalk 2022

2022 Sponsors

Welcome Reception

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Blue Sky Energy https://hubs.la/Q01lZMfY0


LSI https://hubs.la/Q01lZKG10

Luna Inc https://hubs.la/Q01lZK5N0


Utah MEP https://hubs.la/Q01lZKDh0

Merit3D https://hubs.la/Q01lZK4y0

Conductive Group https://hubs.la/Q01lZKyy0


Jones & DeMille Engineering https://hubs.la/Q01lZKcn0

Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Opportunity

-Procurement Technical Assistance Center https://hubs.la/Q01lZK6q0

IsoTruss https://hubs.la/Q01lZK4z0

Executech https://hubs.la/Q01lZKbh0



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