Columbia University

Technology Ventures

Columbia Global Energy Summit

April 19, 2018
Low Library Rotunda
535 W. 116 St.
New York, NY
10027
12:30pm

Agenda

12:30PM: WELCOME REMARKS
Speaker: Merit Janow, Dean, SIPA
 
12:35PM: OPENING REMARKS
Speaker: Jason Bordoff, Founding Director, CGEP
 
12:40PM: KEYNOTE CONVERSATION
Speaker: Ryan Lance, CEO, ConocoPhillips
Moderator: Dan Yergin, Vice Chairman, IHS-Markit
 
1:15PM: PANEL DISCUSSION – CLIMATE CHANGE: WHAT’S NEXT ON TECHNOLOGY AND POLICY?
Panelists:
  • Cameron Hepburn, Professor of Environmental Economics, University of Oxford
  • Jeannette Wing, Avanessians Director of the Data Science Institute and Professor of Computer Science, Columbia University
  • George David Banks, Former Special Assistant to President Trump for International Energy and Environment
  • Tom Werner, President and CEO, Sun Power
  • Ruth DeFries, Denning University Professor of Sustainable Development, Columbia University

Moderator: David Sandalow, Inaugural Fellow, CGEP

2:10PM PANEL DISCUSSION – GLOBAL ENERGY OUTLOOK
Panelists:
  • Fu Chengyu, Former Chairman of SINOPEC and CNOOC, Member of UN global compact board, Chairman of UNGC Network China
  • Matt Harris, Founding Partner, Global Infrastructure Partners
  • Avril Haines, Senior Researcher for Columbia World Projects, former US Deputy NSA and US Deputy CIA Director
  • Ajay Mathur, Director General, The Energy and Resources Institute
  • John McCarrick, Acting Special Envoy and Coordinator for International Energy Affairs, Bureau of Energy Resources, US Department of State

Moderator: Jonathan Elkind, Sr. Research Scholar, CGEP

3:00PM: BREAK 
 
3:20PM: KEYNOTE CONVERSATION
Speaker: Dan Brouillette, Deputy Secretary, US Department of Energy
Moderator: Jason Bordoff, Founding Director, CGEP
 
4:00PM: PANEL DISCUSSION - US ENERGY MARKETS IN TRANSITION
Panelists:
  • Charif Souki, Chairman of the Board, Tellurian Inc.
  • Peter Kagan, Managing Director, Warburg Pincus LLC
  • Scott Sheffield, Chairman of the Board, Pioneer Natural Resources
  • Amy Jaffe,  David M. Rubenstein senior fellow for energy and the environment and director of the Energy Security and Climate Change program, Council on Foreign Relations; Chair of CGEP Women in Energy Steering Committee
Moderator: Mona Sutphen, Partner, Macro Advisory Partners;  Former Deputy White House Chief of Staff
 
4:55PM: KEYNOTE CONVERSATION
Speaker: Fatih Birol, Executive Director, International Energy Agency
Moderator: Jason Bordoff, CGEP
 
5:30PM: ADJOURN
 
Registration is required for in-person attendance. It will also be livestreamed at: http://energypolicy.columbia.edu/livestream 
 
This event is open to press. Media must register by contacting Jamie Shellenberger-Bessmann (jas2453@sipa.columbia.edu)
 
For more information please contact: energypolicy@columbia.edu