The Energy and Environment for Maryland Manufacturers Summit

Join us for the 2nd annual Energy & Environment for Maryland Manufacturers (e2m2) Summit hosted by Maryland MEP and RMI!

The manufacturing industry continues to evolve and adapt to increase energy efficiency, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and carbon footprint and explore new opportunities for renewable energies, green technologies and become overall better stewards of the environment. The e2m2 Summit will focus on manufacturing sustainability best practices, provide case studies in green energy, energy efficiency, greenhouse gas reduction, renewable energy, and sustainable manufacturing solutions. This is a must-attend event for manufacturers looking to reduce their environmental and climate footprint as well as for those looking for new opportunities related to renewable energy and green manufacturing practices.

This half-day event will include interactive mini-sessions, opportunities for networking, and exchanging ideas relating to today’s latest solutions to achieve your sustainability targets. The program will also showcase available energy and environmental programs, incentives and services that support Maryland manufacturers.

Presenting Manufacturers


7:30 - 8:30AM     |    Registration & Networking

8:30 - 9:00AM     |    Welcome & Opening Remarks

AstraZeneca is committed to eliminate carbon emissions by 2025 and become a carbon negative company by 2030s. During this session, attendees will learn about the Sustainability and Green teams set up to advance the site’s sustainability practices and strategy. This includes tackling strategic projects within the domains of waste, water, and energy reduction, biodiversity protection, performance measurement, and employee engagement.

Presented by:

John Krincek
Senior Director, Facilities & Engineering at AstraZeneca

PRS Guitars is a leading manufacturer of high-quality instruments in Stevensville, Maryland and has provided some of the world’s most renowned musicians with instruments since 1985. Believing their environmental and social responsibility should grow with them, PRS Guitars is committed to developing an ever-maturing green culture within the company. During this session, attendees will hear more about PRS Guitars sustainability journey, their internal green teams, challenges along the way, and exciting initiatives for the future.

Presented by:

Meghan Efland
Director of Supply Chain at PRS Guitars

10:00 - 10:30 AM     |    Break & Networking

Northrop Grumman recognizes that climate change is a matter of national security. Its influence on natural disasters, population displacements, and conflicts over essential resources like food and water, all contribute to destabilization. Northrop Grumman is dedicated to meeting the environmental challenges facing the world with solutions and technologies that expand the boundaries of what it means to define possible as a global steward. During this session, attendees will hear more about Northrop Grumman’s sustainability strategy as well as what the Maryland Sustainability team is doing to track progress and move closer to achieving their goals.

Presented by:

Mike Ensor
Sustainability Manager at Northrop Grumman

Bryce Selby
EV & Environmental Sustainability Lead at Northrop Grumman

As pioneers in the Maryland wine industry, Linganore Winecellars’ effort to become carbon neutral, began early on. In this session, Attendees will learn more on about why Linganore Winecellars was awarded the MDE 2022 Sustainability Leadership Award. Sustainability efforts over the years have included a focus on the installation of solar panels, solar-connected EV charging stations, and Tesla EV chargers, reduced weight of wine bottles, composting materials, water reuse, and more! Anthony Aellen, President and Executive Winemaker will share more about exciting projects on the horizon and lessons learned along the way.

Presented by:

Anthony Aellen
President & Executive Winemaker

11:30 - 12:00 PM     |    Manufacturing Community Updates: Sustainability best practices and                                                    unique projects

12:00 - 1:00 PM     |    Lunch & Conclusion

Energy and Environment for Maryland Manufacturers (E2M2) Program

The E2M2 Program provides education, guidance, technical support, and assistance to manufacturers in navigating federal, state, and other incentives for the adoption of energy efficiency measures and renewable energy technologies. The Program is delivered in partnership with the Regional Manufacturing Institute and is funded by Maryland Energy Administration (MEA). The Maryland MEP and RMI partnership will help the state achieve its energy and environmental goals while leveraging their decades of relationship building, program delivery, and experience with the manufacturing sector.



June 6, 2024
7:30 AM – 1:00 PM


Merriweather Lakehouse Hotel
10209 Wincopin Cir, Columbia, MD 21044


Registration is limited to 250 attendees.
For sponsorship opportunities, please click here.


$50 / ticket: Manufacturers
$150 / ticket: Non-Manufacturers

Maryland MEP, through the e2m2 Program, has made this available for manufacturers at a reduced price of $50 / ticket.


For more information, please contact:

Sara Keith

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