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2017 Columbia Global Energy Summit

Past Event

April 13, 2017

9:00 am - 2:00 pm

The Center on Global Energy Policy is delighted to invite you to the 2017 Columbia Global Energy Summit. Structured as a half-day forum, the Summit will include keynote remarks, interviews and plenary conversations with senior energy sector leaders focused on key issues and questions at the intersection of energy policy, financial markets, the environment and geopolitics. A formal agenda will be forthcoming. Distinguished speakers include: Lisa Jackson, Vice President of Environment, Policy and Social Initiatives, Apple and former U.S. EPA Administrator Charif Souki, Chairman, Tellurian Inc. Daniel Yergin, Vice Chairman, IHS-Markit Scott Sheffield, Executive Chairman of the Board, Pioneer Fu Chengyu, former Chair, Sinopec and former Chair, CNOOC Jeroen van der Veer, former Chief Executive Officer, Royal Dutch Shell Jeff Holden, Chief Product Officer, Uber Technologies Diane Regas, Executive Director, Environmental Defense Fund Bob Perciasepe, President, Center for Climate and Energy Solutions and former Deputy Administrator of the U.S. EPA Scott Sheffield, Executive Chairman of the Board, Pioneer Natural Resources Ahmad Al Khowaiter, Chief Technology Officer, Saudi Aramco James L. Connaughton, President and CEO at Nautilus Data Technologies and Jim Connaughton, former Chairman of the White House Council on Environmental Quality under President George W. Bush Phil Sharp, Fellow, Center on Global Energy Policy and former President of Resources For the Future Julio Friedmann, Senior Advisor for Energy Innovation, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Adam Sieminski, James R. Schlesinger Chair for Energy and Geopolitics, Center for Strategic and International Studies; Former Administrator of the U.S. Energy Information Administration Merit E. Janow, Dean, School of International and Public Affairs, CU Alissa Park, Director, Lenfest Center for Sustainable Energy, CU