Tuesday 2017

Tuesday, February 7

Natural Resources

8:15 – 9:00

Registration

9:00

Opening Remarks
Thomas Edgar, Director, UT Austin Energy Institute
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9:00 – 10:00

Keynote
Robert Armstrong, Director, MIT Energy Initiative
Technology Pathways to a Low Carbon Future
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10:00 – 11:15

Panel: The Energy Frontier: How to Invest in Future Resources?
Peter Flemings, Professor, UT Austin Jackson School of Geosciences
Alan Lloyd, Research Fellow, UT Austin Energy Institute
Schonna R. Manning, Director of R&D, UTEX Culture Collection of Algae
Carey King, Assistant Director, UT Austin Energy Institute (Moderator)

11:15 – 11:30

Break

11:30 – 12:30

Panel: Entrepreneurship in Oil & Gas
Mike Witte, COO, RigUp
Steve Skinner, Co-founder, President & CEO, Ursa Resources
Russell Parker, CEO, Phoenix Natural Resources
Allen Gilmer, Co-founder, Chairman & CEO, Drillinginfo
Mukul Sharma, Professor, UT Austin Department of Petroleum & Geosystems Engineering (Moderator)

12:30 – 12:45

Break

12:45 – 2:00

Lunch & Open Mic: President Trump’s Energy Policy
Michael Webber, Deputy Director, UT Austin Energy Institute

2:00 – 3:30

Panel: Changing Supply & Demand in the Energy Sector
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Marianne Kah, Chief Economist, ConocoPhillips
Todd Onderdonk, Senior Energy Advisor, Corporate Strategic Planning, ExxonMobil
Corey Grindal, Vice President of Supply, Cheniere
Gürcan Gülen, Research Scientist, Bureau of Economic Geology, UT Austin Jackson School of Geosciences
Richard Chuchla, Energy and Earth Resources Graduate Program Director, UT Austin Jackson School of Geosciences (Moderator)

3:30 – 3:45

Break

3:45 – 4:45

Panel: Energy Companies of the Future: Oil, Gas & More
Michael J. Liebman, Senior Vice President, Operations, BP Wind Energy
Johnna Van Keuren, VP for New Energies, Shell
Bob Lukefahr, Director, NG Solutions
Russell Gold, Senior Energy Reporter at the Wall Street Journal (Moderator)

5:00 – 6:30

Tours
School of Architecture – Sustainable Building
Department of Petroleum & Geosystems Engineering
UT Power Plant

5:30 – 7:30

Texas Energy Management Council (TEMC) Energy Week Panel
Midstream 2020: How will a New Administration & Global Markets Change U.S. Infrastructure?
Darrel K Royal – Texas Memorial Stadium
Centennial Room (9th floor)
RSVP here by Friday, January 27, 2017.