On April 27, 2016 the Center on Global Energy Policy hosted the 2016 Columbia Global Energy Summit. Structured as a half-day forum, the Summit included keynote remarks, interviews and plenary conversations with senior energy and climate sector leaders focused on key issues and questions at the intersection of energy policy, financial markets, the environment and geopolitics.


Event Agenda 

Welcoming remarks - Jason Bordoff, Founding Director, Center on Global Energy Policy

Keynote Conversation
Patrick Pouyanne, Chairman of the Board and CEO, Total
Dr. Dan Yergin, Vice Chairman, IHS [Moderator]

America’s Energy Position After the Oil Price Collapse
Phil Sharp, President, Resources for the Future
Scott Sheffield, Chairman and CEO, Pioneer Natural Resources
Christopher Smith, Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy, U. S. Department of Energy
Dr. Dan Yergin, Vice Chairman, IHS 
Antoine Halff, Senior Fellow, Center on Global Energy Policy [Moderator]

The New Global Gas Market 
Nick Butler, Visiting Professor and Chair of the Kings Policy Institute, Kings College London
Peter Coleman, CEO, Woodside Energy
Fred Krupp, President, Environmental Defense Fund
Charif Souki, Co-Founder, Tellurian Investments
Mona Sutphen, Partner, Macro Advisory Partners [Moderator]

What's Next for the Paris Climate Agreement? 
Carlos Pascual, former US Special Envoy for International Energy Affairs, US Department of State
William Reilly, Senior Advisor, TPG, former US EPA Administrator 
Todd Stern, former US Special Envoy for Climate Change, US Department of State
Laurence Tubiana, Special Representative for the 2015 Paris Climate Conference, French Minister of Foreign Affairs 
David Sandalow, Inaugural Fellow, Center on Global Energy Policy [Moderator]

Electricity Markets in Transition
Ralph Izzo, CEO, PSEG Incorporated
Cheryl Martin, former Acting Director, ARPA-E, US Department of Energy
Jim Rogers, former President, Chairman and CEO, Duke Energy
Cathy Zoi, CEO, Frontier Power
Sue Tierney, Senior Advisor, Analysis Group  [Moderator]