2015 EIA Energy Conference

Jun 15-16, 2015
Renaissance Washington
Washington, DC

Agenda

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Monday June 15, 2015
7:30 AM -
8:45 AM
Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:45 AM -
10:15 AM
Plenary Session
  • Welcome:
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  • Adam Sieminski, Administrator, U.S. Energy Information Administration
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  • Keynote Addresses:
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  • Matthew K. Rose, Executive Chairman, BNSF Railway Company
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  • JB Straubel, Co-Founder and CTO, Tesla Motors
10:15 AM -
10:30 AM
Break
10:30 AM -
12:00 PM
Effects of Changing World Oil Prices: Production, Economy, and Geopolitics
  • Moderator: Lynn Westfall, EIA
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  • Adrian Cooper, Oxford Economics
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  • Sarah Emerson, Energy Security Analysis, Inc.
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  • Grant Nulle, EIA
Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Power and Methane
  • Moderator: Howard Gruenspecht, EIA
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  • Francisco de la Chesnaye, Electric Power Research Institute
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  • Jeff Jones, EIA
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  • Timothy Skone, National Energy Technology Laboratory
12:00 PM -
2:00 PM
Lunch
  • Keynote Addresses:
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  • Ernest Moniz, U.S. Secretary of Energy
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  • Leonardo Beltrán Rodríguez, Deputy Secretary for Planning and Energy Transition, Secretariat of Energy, Mexico
2:00 PM -
3:30 PM
North American Energy Markets
  • Moderator: Shirley Neff, EIA
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  • Abha Bhargava, National Energy Board, Canada
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  • Guillermo C. Dominguez, School of Engineering, TAIMU
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  • Stephen Rourke, ISO New England
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  • Margaret Skwara, National Energy Board, Canada
Electric Distribution Markets in the 21st Century
  • Moderator: Stan Kaplan, EIA
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  • Michael Kline, The Brattle Group
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  • Ron Schoff, Electric Power Research Institute
3:30 PM -
4:00 PM
Break
4:00 PM -
5:30 PM
Natural Gas: Domestic and Global Markets
  • Moderator: Angelina LaRose, EIA
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  • Svetlana Ikonnikova, Bureau of Economic Geology, UT
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  • Ronald Ripple, School of Energy Economics, Policy and Commerce, University of Tulsa
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  • John Staub, EIA
The Role of Emerging Energy Storage Technologies in Electricity Markets
  • Moderator: Chris Namovicz, EIA
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  • Katherine Hamilton, Energy Storage Association
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  • Bob Hellrich-Dawson, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
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  • Michael Leff, Con Edison
5:30 PM -
6:30 PM
Reception, Networking, and EIA Product Demonstrations


Tuesday June 16, 2015
8:00 AM -
8:30 AM
Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 AM -
9:00 AM
Plenary Session
  • Keynote Address:
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  • Harold Hamm, Chairman and CEO, Continental Resources
9:00 AM -
9:15 AM
Break
9:15 AM -
10:45 AM
Energy by Rail and Water
  • Moderator: Howard Gruenspecht, EIA
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  • Mindi Farber-DeAnda, EIA
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  • Jamie Heller, Hellerworx
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  • John Schmitter, KEP LLC
New Data in Residential and Commercial Energy Consumption
  • Moderator: Eileen O'Brien, EIA
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  • Carla Frisch, U.S. Department of Energy
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  • Cliff Majersik, Institute for Market Transformation
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  • Mark Podorsky, Southern California Edison
10:45 AM -
11:00 AM
Coffee Break
11:00 AM -
12:30 PM
Energy Infrastructure Needs and Options
  • Moderator: Charlie Whitmore, EIA
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  • Rusty Braziel, RBN Energy
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  • Melanie Kenderdine, U.S. Department of Energy
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  • Christine Tezak, ClearView Energy
Developments in Hydrocarbon Gas Liquids Markets
  • Moderator: Mindi Farber-DeAnda, EIA
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  • Alan W. Farquharson, Range Resources Corporation
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  • Macgill James, Phillips 66
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  • Renato Monteiro, Braskem
12:30 PM -
12:45 PM
Break
12:45 PM -
1:15 PM
Plenary Session
  • Keynote Address:
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  • John Hoeven, U.S. Senator, North Dakota
1:15 PM -
1:30 PM
Adjourn
1:30 PM -
2:30 PM
2:30 PM -
4:00 PM
Post-Conference Session
  • Discussion of Proposed Changes to EIA’s Petroleum Supply Forms to Take Effect in 2016
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  • More Information
Post-Conference Session
Post-Conference Session
  • Future Operating and Maintenance Considerations for the Existing Fleet of Coal-fired Power Plants