Please join Howard Baker Forum and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory for a Washington Conference and Technology Forum

Washington, District of Columbia
Monday, September 24, 2012
Please join Howard Baker Forum and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory for a Washington Conference and Technology Forum
Monday, September 24, 2012 8:00 AM -
Tuesday, September 25, 2012 4:00 PM (Eastern Time)

Knight Conference Center at the Newseum
555 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest
Washington, District of Columbia 20001

Map and Directions

PARKING: Public garages and street parking is available near the Newseum.

METRO: The Newseum is located two blocks from the National Archives Station (Yellow or Green Line) and approximately three blocks from the Gallery Place/Chinatown and Judiciary Square stations (Red Line).

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Policy Conference
September 24, 2012

 8:00 AM    Registration

 8:30 AM    Welcome Address
                 Scott Campbell, Director, The Howard Baker Forum
                 Dona Crawford, Associate Director for Computation, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

                 Morning Session Co-Chairs 
                Christopher Guith, Vice President for Policy, U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Institute for 21st Century Energy 
                Alan Krupnick, Director of Center for Energy Economics and Policy, Resources for the Future

8:45 AM    The First Hydrocarbon Revolution: Daniel Yergin, Founder, IHS
                Cambridge Energy Research Associates

9:30 AM    The Second Hydrocarbon Revolution?: Amy Myers Jaffe, Wallace S. Wilson Fellow in Energy Studies, 
                James A. Baker III Institute of Public Policy, Rice University

10:15 AM  Coffee Break

10:30 AM  The Reserve Calculus and the Future of Natural Gas Prices 

                Moderator: Steven Mufson, Washington Post 
                Susan Tierney, Managing Principal, Analysis Group Inc. 
                Scott Sheffield, Chairman & CEO Pioneer Natural Resources
                Michael Levi, David R. Rubenstein Senior Fellow for Energy and the Enviroment, Council on Foreign Relations

12:00 PM  Critical Energy Issues for the Next Administration 
                
David Freudenthal, Senior Counsel, Crowell & Moring

12:30 PM  Luncheon Surrogate Debate: Spnsored by Bloomberg Government
                Crafting a National Energy Policy 
                Moderator: Sanford Reback, Managing Editor, Bloomberg Government
                Obama for President Campaign & Romney for President Campaign 

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Afternoon Session Co-Chairs
William D. Budinger, Trustee, Third Way
JC Sandberg, Counsel, Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz


1:30 PM    Hydraulic Fracturing: Weighing the Risks 
                Moderator: Andrew Restuccia, Energy Reporter, POLITICO

                Mark Brownstein, Chief Counsel, Energy Program, Environmental Defense Fund 
                Alan Krupnick, Director of Center for Energy Economics and Policy, Resources for the Future 
                Peter Robertson, Senior Vice President, Legislative & Regulatory Affairs, America's Natural Gas Alliance

2:45 PM    Coffee Break

3:00 PM    Energy Policy Perspectives 
                Moderator: Amy Harder, Energy and Environment Correspondent, National Journal 

                The Honorable Deborah Wince-Smith, President & CEO, Council on Competitiveness 
                The Honorable Phil Sharp, President, Resources for the Future 
                Joshua Freed, Vice President for the Clean Energy Program, Third Way 
                Christopher Guith, Vice President for Policy, U.S. Chamber of Commerce's, Institute for the 21st Century

4:30 PM    Closing Remarks
                Scott Campbell, Director, The Howard Baker Forum

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Technology Workshop
September 25, 2012



8:30 AM    
Registration

9:00 AM    Welcome: Dona Crawford, Associate Director for Computation, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

9:30 AM    Keynote Address: Role of Science and Technology in Mitigating Risk 
                John Quigley, Principal, John H. Quigley LLC

10:15 AM   Coffee Break

10:30 AM   Technological Challenges
 
                 Moderator: Nick Snow, Washington Editor, Oil & Gas Journal 

                 Terry Engelder, Professor, Pennsylvania State University 
                 Ashok Belani, Executive Vice President Technology, Schlumberger Limited 
                 Robert Ryan, Vice President, Global Exploration, Chevron Upstream & Gas
                 Vello Kuuskraa, President, Advanced Resources International, Inc.

12:00 PM   Lunch

1:00 PM    Advanced Technology for Shale Systems 
                Moderator: Joel Kirkland, Deputy Editor, Energy Wire
                
                Michael Sanders, Vice President, Technology Portfolio Management, Baker Hughes 
                Steven Bohlen, Deputy Program Director, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

2:15 PM    Technology Policy Perspectives 
                Moderator: Rich Heidorn, Jr., Bloomberg Government 

                Julio Friedmann, Chief Energy Technologist, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory 
                William Fisher, Leonidas T. Barrow Chair & Professor, Jackson School of Geosciences, University of Texas at Austin
                Dag Nummedal, Director, Colorado Energy Research Institute at Colorado School of Mines

3:45 PM    Closing: Dona Crawford, Associate Director for Computation, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
 

Contact Information

  • For additional information or assistance please contact:
    Erin Van de Voorde at 202-654-4610 or evandevoorde@bakerdonelson.com

    There are no fees associated with attending this event.

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