Whirlpool Corporation's David Szczupak to Present at EE Global 2010
Exploring the interdependence of electric vehicles and smart appliances

David Szczupak, executive vice president of the global product organization for Whirlpool Corporation, will present "Why You Need a Smart Dishwasher to Drive an Electric Car" at the 8:30 a.m. May 11, Morning Plenary Session of the Energy Efficiency Global Forum & Exposition (EE Global).

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Hosted in Washington, D.C., May 10-12, by the Alliance to Save Energy, EE Global convenes world-class business, technology, government and policy leaders to address the latest technological breakthroughs, policy advances and research related to energy efficiency.

"We are delighted to welcome Mr. Szczupak to the world's premier dialogue on energy efficiency and clean energy," said Kateri Callahan, president of the Alliance. "As a prominent voice in the industry, he will be a valuable contributor to the conference.

Szczupak will join the more than 50 energy experts from around the world to address four plenary sessions and four concurrent tracks of Executive Dialogue sessions. Each track concentrates on one of four key energy end-use sectors: buildings, consumers, industry and utilities or transportation and urban planning.

High-level public speakers include Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Cathy Zoi; Federal Energy Regulatory Commissioner Jon Wellinghoff; and European Parliament Member Lena Ek of Sweden. For a list of all confirmed speakers, go to http://eeglobalforum.org/symposium-confirmed-speakers.php.

The three-day event is expected to draw more than 1,000 attendees, exhibitors, speakers and media. For additional information, please visit www.eeglobalforum.org.

About Whirlpool Corporation

Whirlpool Corporation is the world's leading manufacturer and marketer of major home appliances, with annual sales of approximately $17 billion in 2009, 67,000 employees, and 67 manufacturing and technology research centers around the world. The company markets Whirlpool, Maytag, KitchenAid, Jenn-Air, Amana, Brastemp, Consul, Bauknecht and other major brand names to consumers in nearly every country around the world. Additional information about the company can be found at http://www.whirlpoolcorp.com/.

About The Alliance to Save Energy

The Alliance to Save Energy is a coalition of prominent business, government, environmental, and consumer leaders who promote the efficient and clean use of energy worldwide to benefit consumers, the environment, the economy and national security.

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