The 2013 University of Kansas Energy Conference will highlight challenges the industry is facing with the changing dynamics in the energy industry. A diverse group of top energy industry executives, entrepreneurs, investors, and innovators will share their outlook on energy strategies and solutions that can shape their respective industries.
Conference attendees will have the opportunity to learn about and discuss key issues and trends relevant to practitioners in the energy industry. The conference will provide insights and answer questions about the current state and future of the energy industry and give attendees a chance to network with leading professionals representing a diverse group of firms, markets and geographies.
WELCOME AND INTRODUCTIONS
9:10 a.m. to 9:15 a.m., Hancock Room
9:15 a.m. to 9:25 a.m., Hancock Room
DR. GREG RORRER, FORMER NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION, DIRECTOR OF SUSTAINABILITY
9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., Hancock Room
10:30 a.m. to 10:40 a.m.
PANEL DISCUSSION: INNOVATION IN ENERGY: TOMORROW’S SOLUTIONS DISCOVERED TODAY
10:40 a.m. to 11:45 a.m., Hancock Room
Andres Carvallo, EVP Energy Solutions & Chief Strategy Officer of Proximetry
Marty Rosenberg, Editor and Chief of Energy Central
Mark Lawlor, Director of Development for the Grain Belt Express Clean Line, Clean Line Energy
LUNCH & STUDENT RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM
11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., Hancock Room
STUDENT RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM RESULTS
PANEL DISCUSSION: WATER-ENERGY NEXUS
12:50 p.m. to 1:55 p.m., Hancock Room
Dr. Les Lampe, Water Resources Global Practice and Technology Leader, Water Division
Sara Hill-Nelson, Bowersock Power-Owner
Dr. Greg Rorrer, Former NSF Director of Sustainability
Dr. Johannas Feddema, Professor, Chair, http://www.geog.ku.edu/
1:55 p.m. to 2:05 p.m.
STUDENT RESEARCH PRESENTATIONS
2:05 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., Hancock Room
3:00 p.m. to 3:15 p.m., Hancock Room
The conference will be held at the Oread Hotel on April 25th 2013.
Early registration has closed, if you would still like to attend please sign up on the form below. Industry, students, and community members are welcome to attend.