The Honorable Jerry Patterson and George P. Bush confirmed to speak at TOWER Conference

ATLANTA - July 25, 2013 - PRLog -- Houston, TX.  July 24, 2013 – The 4th Texas Offshore Wind Energy Roundtable (TOWER) Conference, hosted by the German American Chamber of Commerce of the Southern US, Inc. and the Texas Wind Energy Clearinghouse, seeks to help industry leaders from Texas realize opportunities and obstacles by bringing some of the leading experts from Europe and the US to Houston. Conference participants can expect to be caught up on the latest developments and challenges in the Texas offshore and onshore wind market and to be able to network with some of the biggest players in the wind industry from the Gulf Coast region.

Among this year’s list of confirmed speakers is the Honorable Jerry Patterson, Commissioner of the Texas General Land Office. The Texas General Land Office governs important aspects of the use of Texas submerged lands under the Gulf of Mexico including leases for offshore wind energy activity, and the GLO also handles Coastal Zone Management duties along the Texas coast.  George P. Bush, a leading candidate to succeed Commissioner Patterson in 2015, has also confirmed to be a keynote speaker at TOWER.  The first Texas offshore wind energy project will be launched after 2017 under the leadership of the successor to Commissioner Patterson. George P. Bush is the nephew of former President George W. Bush of Dallas and the grandson of former President George H. W. Bush of Houston.

Siemens, Baryonyx and other big players of the wind industry are going to be represented at TOWER and share their expertise. Featuring more than 25 hours of intensive, cutting-edge information and powerful networking, this year's program will address the state of the industry globally and locally.

Members and associates of our conference partners are eligible for discounted tickets.

Visit our website to learn more about the conference (, buy tickets ( and become an official TOWER sponsor (

Contact Person:

Yasmina Sassi

German American Chamber of Commerce of the Southern US, Inc.

1900 West Loop South, Suite 1185

Houston, TX 77027

Phone: +1 (832) 384-1211

Fax: +1 (713) 715-6599


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