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  • 26 Sep 2014
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Seda Hotel, Bonifacio Global City

RSVP now for our second annual First September event ("Power for the People! Energy Security and Competitiveness") at the Seda Hotel BGC (30th Street Cor. 11th Avenue) on Friday, September 26, 2014 from 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM!


First September is a tradition in the US to welcome the newest alumni to the community on the occasion of their first September out of Penn or The Wharton School. We will have a presentation on the current energy situation, followed by a panel discussion with other executives from the power sector. We will also have Mike Hugel from Wharton Global Alumni Relations as a guest.


Featured speakers and panelists:

  • Alan Ortiz, Ph.D. - President, SMC Power; Former President, National Transmission Corporation
  • Dexter Lee - President & CEO, MSERV (Meralco Energy Inc.)
  • Francis Giles Puno - President & COO, First Gen Corporation
  • John Eric Francia - President, AC Energy (Ayala Corporation Energy Holdings, Inc.)
  • Vince Perez - CEO & Founder, Alternergy Partners; Former Secretary, Department of Energy

Cocktails will be served. This event is exclusive to Penn alumni and their spouses or partners. See you there!

Please confirm your attendance by sending an email to whartonpennclubphils@gmail.com or on our Facebook event page (https://www.facebook.com/events/1493690557543155/?ref=4) so that we can reserve a slot for you.



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