The 21st Annual Washington Energy Policy Conference

The 21st Annual Washington Energy Policy Conference
Energy Reset? 
Conflicting Forces in the Energy Space
Thursday, April 6, 2017
9:00 a.m to 6 p.m.
George Mason University 
Schar School of Policy and Government

Founders Hall – 3351 Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22201
Keynote Speakers: 
Thad Hill, President and Chief Executive Officer, Calpine Corp
Thomas Pyle, President, American Energy Alliance

Adam Sieminski,  

James R. Schlesinger, Chair for Energy and Geopolitics, CSIS
Melanie Kenderdine, Former Director of the Office of Energy Policy and Systems Analysis U.S. Department of Energy
In addition to our keynote speakers, we are pleased to announce the following panels:
PANEL 1: U.S. Petroleum and Natural Gas Markets: Globalization vs. Protectionism
Erica Bowman, Chief Economist, American Petroleum Institute
Michael Cohen, Director and Head of Energy Commodities Research, Barclays
Gary Hufbauer, Reginald Jones Senior Fellow, Peterson Insitute for International Economics
PANEL 2: Electricity Generation – Free Markets vs. Government Influence
Melanie Kenderdine, Former Director of the Office of Energy Policy and Systems Analysis, U.S. Department of Energy (Moderator)
Stephen Munro, Editor, New Energy Finance, Bloomberg
Tom Matzzie, President and CEO, CleanChoice Energy
Ray Shepherd, Vice President and Senior Counsel, Peabody Energy
PANEL 3: Energy Infrastructure: Slow Fixes vs. Economic Drivers
Bruce McKay, Senior Energy Policy Director, Federal Affairs, Dominion
Christi Tezak, Managing Director, ClearView Energy Partners
Terry Turpin, Director of the Office of Energy Projects, FERC
PANEL 4: Point/Counterpoint
David Goldwyn, President, Goldwyn Global Stategies
Bob McNally, President, The Rapidan Group
Barney Rush, Rush Energy Consulting & Board Member, ISO – New England (Moderator)
Note: Chatham House Rules apply.
Full Agenda and to register –>
RSVP: Required

DIRECTIONS TO ARLINGTON CAMPUS (3351 North Fairfax Dr., Arlington) by Metro

Take the Orange Line to the Virginia Square/GMU station. The Arlington Campus is approximately 2 blocks. Take the escalator to the street level, and turn to face Fairfax Drive. Across the street and to the right, you will see the FDIC building. Cross the street and continue past the FDIC building. The Arlington Campus is on the left.
For Information:
Elaine Levin, NCAC-USAEE Vice President
Joel Hicks, George Mason University, Schar School of Policy and Government
All the best.
Jim McDonnell
US Association for Energy Economics, National Capital Area Chapter (NCAC-USAEE)