2012 Presentations

December 14th Lunch

Distributed Generation Grid Reliability and the Associated Economics
Fred Jennings, Managing Director, Black & Veatch, Management Consulting Division

November 16th Lunch

The Dodd-Frank Act and the Changing Architecture of Energy Markets
B. Salman Banaei, Counsel to CFTC Commissioner Bart Chilton
Presentation Unavailable

October 19 Lunch

Winter Fuels Outlook
Adam Sieminski, Administrator, U.S. Energy Information Administration

September 21 Lunch

The Social Cost of Energy
Michael Greenstone, Senior Fellow & Director, The Hamilton Project, Brookings Institute,

3M Professor of Environmental Economics, MIT

Presentation Unavailable

July 20 Lunch

Innovative Options for Financing Clean Energy
Richard Kauffman, Senior Advisor to the Secretary of Energy
Presentation Unavailable

June 22 Lunch

Energy Costs and Presidential Politics
Kevin Book, Managing Director, ClearView Energy Partners LLC

June 5 Happy Hour and Discussion

Career Management and Transitions
Dana Sullivan, Senior Associate with Korn/Ferry International
Presentation Unavailable

May 24th Lunch

Power Generation & Environmental Regulations: Scenarios to 2035
Francisco de la Chesnaye, Electric Power Research Institute

April 28th

Issue Seminar - Natural Gas Market 101
Benjamin Schlesinger, President of Benjamin Schlesinger and Associates, LLC
Presentation Unavailable

April 20th Lunch

Presentation Request: Send email to: ezindler(at)bloomberg.net
U.S. Renewable Generation Outlook
Ethan Zindler, Head of Policy Analysis, Bloomberg New Energy Finance

April 3 - 16th Annual Washington Energy Policy Conference

Tight Oil - Possibilities, Challenges, and Policy Implications
View or Download Conference Agenda | Audio recording 

Neelesh Nerurkar, Energy Specialist, Congressional Research Service; President, NCAC-USAEE

Opening Remarks
Frank Verrastro, Senior VP and Director, Energy & National Security Program, CSIS
Presentation Slides

The Tight Oil Revolution: Technology Advances, Resource Size and Location of Plays
Michael Schaal, Director, Office of Petroleum, Natural Gas, and Biofuels Analysis, Energy Information Administration. Presentation Slides


Tyler Van Leeuwen, Project Manager, Advanced Resources International
Presentation Slides

Hill Vaden, Senior Analyst, U.S. Upstream Research, Wood McKenzie
Presentation Slides

Brenda Pierce, Program Coordinator, Energy Resources Program, U.S. Geological Survey
Presentation Slides

Infrastructure Challenges: Transportation, Refining, and Natural Gas Processing Needs
Moderator: Ben Schlesinger, President, Ben Schlesinger Associates


Matt Marshall, Manager, Energy Analysis, Bentek Energy
Presentation Slides

Sarah Emerson, President, Energy Security Analysis Incorporated
Presentation Slides

Don Santa, President & CEO, Interstate Natural Gas Association of America
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The Promise of Energy Independence: Challenges and Myths
Timothy Dove, President & COO, Pioneer Natural Resources
Presentation Slides, Audio Download (55 min)

Economic, Political and Environmental Issues
Moderator: Peter Rosenthal, Vice President Strategies & Fundamentals, Constellation Energy


Lou Pugliaresi, President, Energy Policy Research Foundation
Presentation Slides

Ivan Sandrea, President, Energy Intelligence Group
Presentation Slides

Yusuke Kuwayama, Fellow, Resources for the Future

Wrap-up – Policy Implications
Jason Bordoff, Associate Director for Energy and Climate Change, White House Council on Environmental Quality
Don Paul, Executive Director, University of Southern California (USC) Energy Institute, and William M. Keck, Chair in Energy Resources

March 16

Iran and the Oil Market - Discussion
Patrick Clawson, The Washington Institute of Near East Policy (Presentation Unavailable)
Jamie Webster, PFC Energy Presentation Slides

February 14 - Annual Dinner

Dr. John Deutch, Institute Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Presentation Unavailable)
Dr. Deutch's new book (Oct. 2011), The Crisis in Energy Policy

January 28

Issue Seminar – Electricity Markets 101
William Booth, EIA Office of Energy Statistics (Presentation Unavailable)

January 18

U.S. Gas Market Impact of LNG Exports
Tom Choi, National Practice Leader - Gas, Deloitte

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