28th USAEE/IAEE North American Conference - December 3-5, 2008
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CONFERENCE PROGRAM

SUNDAY 6/21 & MONDAY 6/22 | TUESDAY 6/23 & WEDNESDAY 6/24 | THURSDAY 6/25 | PRINTABLE PROGRAM

 

TUESDAY, JUNE 23

REGISTRATION

7:00 am - 6:30 pm • Merced B Room - Ballroom Level

PRESS ROOM

7:00 am - 6:30 pm • Sausalito Room - Second Floor

European Affiliate Leadership Meeting

7:30 am - 8:30 am • Bayview Room - 36th Floor

Rio 2010 Intl Conference Planning Meeting

7:30 am - 8:30 am • Union Square - 36th Floor

ENERGY JOURNAL BOARD OF EDITORS MEETING

7:30 am - 8:30 am • Belvedere Room - Second Floor

PRESIDERS' HUDDLE

8:10 am – 8:20 am • Sausalito Room - Second Floor

DUAL PLENARY SESSION: Energy Market Developments in the Pacific Basin

8:30 am - 10:00 am • Ballroom East - Ballroom Level

In this session presenters will discuss developments specific to countries of the Pacific Basin.

Kenichi Matsui (Presiding)
Councilor Energy Data Modeling Ctr, Institute of Energy Economics

Makoto Takada
Senior Researcher, Institute of Energy Economics
"Nuclear Application in Asia"
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Michael Lynch
President, Strategic Energy & Economic Research
"The Oil and Gas Market in Asia"
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David Fridley
Staff Scientist, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
"The Role of Coal in China"
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DUAL PLENARY SESSION: Unconventional Resources: Impacts and Issues

8:30 am – 10:00 am • Ballroom West - Ballroom Level

In this session presenters will discuss the emergence of unconventional oil and gas resources.

Andre Plourde (Presiding)
Professor, Dept of Economics, University of Alberta

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Peter Balash
Senior Economist, U.S. Department of Energy - NETL

John Wimer
Director, Systems Analysis Division, U.S. DOE/NETL
"Affordable, Low-Carbon Diesel Fuel from Domestic Coal and Biomass"
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Frits Eulderink
VP Unconventional Oil, Shell Exploration & Production Company
"Unconventional Resources: Potential and Challenges"
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Gordon Pickering
Director, Navigant Consulting, Inc.
"The Dynamics of Abundance of North American Gas Supply"
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COFFEE BREAK

10:00 am - 10:30 am • Ballroom Foyer - Ballroom Level
Sponsored By: American Petroleum Institute

CONCURRENT SESSIONS: 18 TO 25

10:30 am - 12:00 noon

LUNCH

12:00 - 1:15 pm • Ballroom West/Farallon Room
Sponsored By: Shell Oil Company and Shell Exploration and Production Company

USAEE AWARDS

1:00 pm - 1:15 pm • Ballroom West/Farallon Room

USAEE Adelman Frankel Award presented to Paul L. Joskow

USAEE Senior Fellow Awards presented to Maureen S. Crandall and Frederick L. Joutz

Dennis J. O'Brien USAEE/IAEE Best Student Paper Awards

SPECIAL CONFERENCE SESSION

1:15 pm - 2:15 pm • Ballroom East - Ballroom Level

Michael R. Peevey
President, California Public Utilities Commission
"Toward a Cleaner, Greener and More Efficient Energy Future: California and Beyond"

CONCURRENT SESSIONS: 26 TO 34

2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

COFFEE BREAK

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm • Ballroom Foyer - Ballroom Level
Sponsored By: Eni, spa

DUAL PLENARY SESSION: Energy Markets and Policy: Developments Around The Globe

4:30 pm - 6:00 pm • Ballroom East - Ballroom Level

In this session presenters will discuss the direction of energy policy in various regions around the world, especially in light of concerns related to energy security and climate change.

Kenneth B. Medlock (Presiding)
Energy Fellow, Rice University

Mark K. Jaccard
Professor, Simon Fraser University
"Climate Policy Design Challenges in North America"
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Carlo Andrea Bollino
Chairman, GSE S.p.A.
"Energy Market and Policy in Europe: The Way to Copenhagen in December 2009"
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Paul Tempest
CEO and Director, Windsor Energy Group
"When Geopolitics and Macroeconomics Begin to Collide"

DUAL PLENARY SESSION: Energy Market Integration - Developments in LNG

4:30 pm - 6:00 pm • Ballroom West - Ballroom Level

In this session presenters will discuss recent and future developments in LNG markets, and how that affects the interconnectedness of regional gas markets in the coming years.

Glen E. Sweetnam (Presiding)
Director, International, Economic and Greenhouse Gases Division, U.S. Energy Information Administration

Christian von Hirschhausen
Professor, Technische Universitat Dresden
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William J. Pepper
Senior Fellow, ICF International
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Fisoye Delano
Senior LNG Consultant/Manager Houston Office, Poten & Partners, Inc.
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IAEE General Membership Meeting

6:00 pm - 6:30 pm • Conference Theatre - Theatre Level

EVENING AT THE EXPLORATORIUM

7:15 pm - 10:00 pm
Sponsored By: Aramco Services Co.

Bus transportation leaves the Grand Hyatt San Francisco hotel main entrance for the reception at 6:45 pm sharp. Join us for an unforgettable event at San Francisco’s internationally recognized premier museum of science, art and human perception…the Exploratorium. During our private event, you will view interactive exhibits ranging from mechanical contraptions to physical phenomenon artworks to high-tech computerized displays. The Exploratorium is located in the historic and picturesque 1915 Palace of Fine Arts, within view of the Golden Gate Bridge. This evening will surely excite your senses. Join us for this special event and experience the Exploratorium in a private setting with plenty of food and beverage to charge you for the next day’s conference activities.

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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 24

REGISTRATION

7:00 am - 6:30 pm • Merced B Room - Ballroom Level

PRESS ROOM

7:00 am - 5:30 pm • Sausalito Room - Second Floor

2009 European Conference Planning Meeting

7:30 am - 8:30 am • Belvedere Room - Second Floor

Asian Affiliate Leadership Meeting

7:30 am - 8:30 am • Union Square - 36th Floor

2010 Calgary Conference Planning Meeting

7:30 am - 8:30 am • Bayview Room - 36th Floor

PRESIDERS' HUDDLE

8:10 am – 8:20 am • Sausalito Room - Second Floor

DUAL PLENARY SESSION: Private Energy Investment In Uncertain Times

8:30 am - 10:00 am • Ballroom East - Ballroom Level

Energy suppliers must make long-term investment decisions in the face of highly volatile prices for their output, hazy outlooks for the costs of major inputs (capital, equipment, fuel), and the prospect of game-changing new technologies.

William J. Kemp (Presiding)
Managing Director, Black & Veatch Corporation
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Matt Burkhart
VP - Electric & Fuel Procurement, San Diego Gas & Electric

Navin Chaddha
Managing Director, Mayfield Fund

Saad S. Rahim
Senior Political Economist, Chevron Corporation

DUAL PLENARY SESSION: International Trends in Nuclear Power

8:30 am - 10:00 am • Ballroom West - Ballroom Level

This session focuses on a discussion of the so-called nuclear renaissance by examining plans and proposals to build a new generation of nuclear reactors. In particular, the role of nuclear power is addressed by examining markets in the US, Europe and in developing countries.

Fereidoon P. Sioshansi (Presiding)
President, Menlo Energy Economics

Ana Palacio
Senior Vice President, Foreign Relations Member of the Areva Executive Committee, AREVA
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Jean-Pierre Benque
President, EDF Development, Inc.
"EDF's Development Strategy"

Chris Larsen
Vice President, Nuclear Power and Chief Nuclear Officer, Electric Power Research Institute
"Nuclear Power Option"
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COFFEE BREAK

10:00 am - 10:30 am • Ballroom Foyer - Ballroom Level
Sponsored By: FACTS Global Energy

CONCURRENT SESSIONS: 35 TO 43

10:30 am - 12:00 noon

LUNCH

12:00 - 1:15 pm • Ballroom West/Farallon Room

RECOGNITION AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

12:45 pm - 1:15 pm • Ballroom West/Farallon Room

IAEE & USAEE Past Presidents Recognition

Acknowledgement of Key Conference Organizers

CONCURRENT SESSIONS: 44 TO 52

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

COFFEE BREAK

3:00 pm - 3:15 pm • Ballroom Foyer
Sponsored By: CRA International

A CONVERSATION ON ENERGY POLICY

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm • Ballroom East - Ballroom Level

James L. Sweeney (Presiding)
Director Precourt Institution for Energy Efficiency, Stanford University

David J. O'Reilly
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Chevron

George P. Shultz
Thomas W. and Susan B. Ford Distinguished Fellow, Hoover Institution

COFFEE BREAK

4:15 pm - 4:30 pm • Ballroom Foyer - Ballroom Level
Sponsored By: Sempra LNG

CLOSING SESSION: Achieving Energy Security - What it Means for Different Players

4:30 pm - 6:00 pm • Ballroom East - Ballroom Level

In this session presenters will discuss how the concept of energy security may mean different things to different countries, and in turn how that can affect actions taken by both suppliers and demanders. The inter-relationships that unfold and the implications for future global energy markets will also be addressed.

Mine K. Yucel (Presiding)
Vice President & Sr Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

Paul Leiby
Distinguished Research Scientist and Energy Analysis Team Leader, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
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Guy F. Caruso
Senior Advisor, CSIS Energy and National Security Program
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Pierre Noël
Research Fellow, EPRG, University of Cambridge
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USAEE General Membership Meeting

6:00 pm - 6:30 pm • Ballroom East - Ballroom Level

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