Yale Alumni in Energy Conference 2016

Eighth Annual Yale Alumni in Energy Conference- Agenda

April 14

10:30 AM
Shuttle to West Campus Conference Center from Omni Hotel

11:00 AM
Tour of West Campus Energy Research Center led by Gary Brudvig, Director of the Yale Energy Sciences Institute, and the Benjamin Silliman Professor of Chemistry and Professor of Biophysics and Biochemistry. Lunch on West Campus will be available in the West Campus Dining Room. The shuttle will return participants to the Omni afterward. 

6:30 PM
Informal cocktails and dinner at Olea Restaurant, 39 High Street, New Haven.  (Sign up in advance required)

April 15
West Campus


7:45 AM
Shuttle to West Campus Conference Center from Omni Hotel

8:00 AM
Coffee and pastries at West Campus Conference Center

8:30 AM
Welcome & Introduction: Barbara Tyran ’79 MBA, Conference Chair

8:35 AM
Opening remarks

Gary Brudvig
Director, Yale Energy Sciences Institute

Benjamin Silliman Professor of Chemistry
and Professor of Biophysics and Biochemistry

Serena Su, ’16
Event Chair, SOM Energy Club


8:45 AM
Opening Keynote Speaker - Alumnus Tom Kuhn, ‘68
President, Edison Electric Institute


9:15 AM
Electricity-Operations

Elliot Mainzer ’98 MBA ’98 MES
Bonneville Power Authority

Warren Lasher ‘87
Electricity Reliability Council of Texas


10:00 AM
Break

10:20 AM
Electric Utilities - Where do we go? Technologies, Regulation, Clean Power Plan

Barbara Tyran '79 MBA
Director, Government & External Relations
Electric Power Research Institute

Russell Frisby ’75 LAW
Stinson Leonard Street

Doug Smith '86 JD
Van Ness Feldman, LLP, Washington DC


11:30 AM
New Technologies Development & Applications

Mothusi Pahl ’07 MBA
Alphabet Energy

Walter Schindler '73 '77 PhD
CEO Sail Capital

Joe Munisteri '52
CEO, MBJ Water Corporation


12:30 PM
Lunch

1:30 PM
Federal Government & Sustainability: Energy Efficiency, Clean Energy

Dee Siegel '06 MBA
Associate Chief Sustainability Officer
Council on Environmental Quality

2:00 PM
Markets in Crude Oil and Natural Gas; Managing the New Price Environment

Howard Gruenspecht ’74 PhD
Deputy Administrator
Energy Information Administration

James Levy '99
Managing Director, Warburg Pincus, LLC

G. Warfield "Skip" Hobbs '69


3:00 PM
Break

3:20 PM
Climate and Energy Perceptions

Anthony Leiserowitz
Director of the Yale Project on Climate Change Communication


4:00 PM
Energy Security

Jeffrey Katz ’89 PhD
Chief Technology Officer, Energy and Utilities industry IBM

Richard Kidd ’93 MPPM
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Army Energy and Sustainability


5:30 PM
Closing Remarks and Reception

 

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