2024 Education

Browse the educational sessions details below to plan your visit to Bar Harbor on June 17-19.

NNEEC 2024 Program Coming Soon


By Kelly King

More info coming soon.

Kelly Takaya King

Vice President and Co-Founder

Pacific Biodiesel

Kelly King is Vice President of Pacific Biodiesel Technologies, LLC, a renewable energy company she co-founded with her husband Robert King in 1995. Well known as an industry pioneer, Pacific Biodiesel was created to alleviate the disposal of waste cooking oil at Maui’s landfill and became the first commercial biodiesel company in the U.S. Pacific Biodiesel has built 13 biodiesel plants in the U.S. and Japan and its community-based biodiesel model has become a standard for the sustainable renewable fuel industry.

The Four Phases of Litigation

By Doug Marcello

This presentation will explore the following questions:

  • What are the billboard attorney strategies for attacking you after an accident?
  • What do you need to do when the accident occurs?
  • How can you attack the period after the accident and before the lawsuit when the claimants run up their damages?
  • What can you do today, before the accident, to maximize your defense and minimize your exposure?

Doug Marcello


Saxton & Stump

Doug Marcello, a shareholder with the law firm of Saxton & Stump and Chief Legal Officer of Bluewire, is a trucking defense attorney with a CDL. He had represented trucking clients across the country, having been specially admitted for cases in 35 states. Doug received the 2018 Leadership Award of the ATA Safety Council. He has served on the advisory board of the American Trucking Research Institute. Doug is a member of numerous trucking organizations, including a board member of the PA Motor Truck Association and member of the American Trucking Association Safety Council as well as trucking law organizations including TIDA and Transportation Lawyers. He has written numerous articles concerning trucking safety and defense. You can also find his interviews and presentation on his Youtube channel and podcast, “TransportCenter”, on iTunes as well as the Saxton & Stump YouTube channel.

Does Anyone Really Understand The Summer K?

By Danny Silverman

Summer K’s have been a bone of contention to some and a valuable tool to others – but only if they are used the right way. Join Danny Silverman as he gives us history, knowledge, and information on how to correctly use the summer K to help you optimize deliveries throughout the year.

Topics of discussion will include:

  • Defining and Calculating the Summer K
  • Seasonal K’s: 4 vs. 2 vs. 1 and Your BOS
  • Base Load – Summer vs. Winter
  • Transitioning Your Seasonal K – How
  • does it affect your delivery size?
  • LP vs HO Summer K’s
  • Optimizing Your Deliveries Using Your
  • Summer K – What can you do?

Danny Silverman

Vice President, Sales

Angus Energy

Danny Silverman joined Angus Energy in 2006 and has since been an integral member of the Angus Energy management team. Prior to joining Angus Energy, Mr. Silverman was a partner in a mortgage banking firm where he specialized in marketing products and services as well as developing benchmarking data for the mortgage industry on a national level. Mr. Silverman now represents Angus Energy to clients throughout the United States. He consults with Angus clients on Marketing, Business Intelligence, Analytics and Operational Efficiency. Mr. Silverman has 35 years of experience consulting in these arenas. Mr. Silverman is an Executive Board Member of the National Energy & Fuels Institute (NEFI) and chairs their Public Communications Committee. He has also a Board Member of the National Propane & Gas Association (NPGA) and has been actively involved in their Conventions Committee and Member Services Committee. He holds a BS in Industrial Engineering & Operations Research from Columbia University as well as an MBA in Marketing from Baruch College.