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Robert M. "Mike" Duncan, president and CEO for the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity, will be the featured speaker at the Huntington Regional Chamber of Commerce's Ninth Annual Energy & Natural Resources symposium on Nov. 12.

ACCCE is a national, nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting and promoting the use of coal. In this role, he leads ACCCE's efforts to keep coal at the forefront of energy policy in America and informs and educates for coal in Congress, statehouses and in communities all across the country. Serving on the campaigns of five U.S. presidents and working with elected officials at every level and in all political parties, he has served as board member and chairman of the Tennessee Valley Authority, assistant director of the Office of Public Liaison in the White House, chairman of the American Crossroads 527 committee and chairman of the Republican National Committee.

Duncan is chairman and CEO of the Inez Deposit Bank in eastern Kentucky and has served with the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, Cincinnati branch, and the Kentucky Bankers Association. A resident of Kentucky, he holds degrees from Cumberland College and the University of Kentucky College of Law.

The symposium is at the St. Mary's Center for Education in Huntington. The event is from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. with a reception sponsored by Cabell Huntington Hospital following until 6 p.m.

 Additional speakers will be announced later, according to the Chamber. This event is exclusive to Chamber members. To register or for information on how to become a Huntington Chamber member, call (304) 525-5131.