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Tuesday Apr 22 2014 18th Energy Policy Conference
Topic: Disruptive Technologies Shock All Energy Sectors

National Capital Area Chapter, U.S. Association for Energy Economics 
Center for Strategic and International Studies
Present the 18th Energy Policy Conference, "Disruptive Technologies Shock All Energy Sectors"

NCAC, in coordination with CSIS (Center for Strategic and International Studies) is inviting you to a one-day discussion on "Disruptive Technologies Hit All Energy Sectors". The full agenda with more information on speakers and panel discussions is available. Use the link below to download your copy of the schedule.


Conference Agenda


  • Mark Lively, Utility Economics Engineers; President, NCAC-USAEE
  • Guy Caruso, Senior Adviser, Energy and National Security Program, CSIS

Opening Keynote Speaker - 

  • Johnathan Silver, CEO, Silver Asset Management

Disruptive Technology in the Oil and Gas Sector:  Hydrofracturing

  • Tom Woods, Independent Energy Consultant - Moderator
  • Katherine Spector, Head of Commodities Strategy, CIBC World Markets
  • Chris Faulkner, CEO and President, Breitling Energy
  • Robert Kleinberg, Schlumberger Fellow, Schumberger

Disruptive Technology in the Electricity Sector:  Distributed, Renewable, Smart, and Competitive

  • John Jimison, Managing Director, Energy Future Coalition - Moderator
  • Joseph Ferrari, Market Development Analyst, Wartsila
  • David Malkin, Deputy Director, Government Affairs & Policy, General Electric
  • Doug Arent, Acting Center Director, Strategic Energy Analysis Center, NREL
  • Ed Morse, Managing Director, Global Head of Commodity Research, Citi Group

Lunch Keynote Speaker

  • Mike Carr, Principal Deputy Asst. Secretary for the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, DOE

Disruptive Technology in the Transport and Building Sectors:  Zero Net Energy and Emissions

  • Skip Laitner, Energy and Resource Economist, Economic and Human Dimensions Research Associates (Moderator)
  • Bob Dixon, Vice President, Industry Affairs, Building Performance & Sustainability, Siemens
  • Bill Chernicoff, Manager, Energy & Environmental Research, Toyota
  • Lawrence Jones, Vice President, Utility Innovations & Infrastructure Resiliance, Alstom Grid

Wrap-up Discussion

  • Kevin Book, Managing Director Research, ClearView Energy Partners


Note: The downloadable schedule flyer (below) is now Rev. 6, 4/10/14

Flyer: Click Here to Download Flyer.
Date: Tuesday Apr 22 2014
Time: 8:30 AM until 5:00 PM
Location: CSIS, 1616 Rhode Island Avenue, NW, Washington, DC
Tickets: Click to Register / Purchase
RSVP: By Noon, Friday April 18
For Information:

Omar Cabrales
NCAC-USAEE Vice-President

Cost: Members: $125.00
Non-Members: $150.00
Student Members $45.00
Student Non-Members $50.00