Nate Ames, EWI’s NFC Director, will be the Moderator for the Engineering Procurement Construction Management Panel at the “Ohio Shale Energy 2012: Discovering Supply Chain Opportunities” event co-sponsored by EWI on Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at the Pritchard-Laughlin Civic Center in Cambridge, Ohio. The event will convene industry leaders and regional suppliers for networking and learning about how to meet the needs of the growing shale energy industry. Expert speakers will discuss the factors that are driving Ohio’s booming shale energy industry and identify opportunities for new and existing businesses. Conference topics will explore oil and gas operations, business planning, preparing for realistic market entry, certification and training, logistics, and distribution, and more. Companies currently in the shale energy supply chain and those interested in becoming part of it will benefit from this no-nonsense approach to growing the industry. For more information about the conference, please visit: www.ohioshaleenergy.com.