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Summit Agenda

THURSDAY, MARCH 13, 2008

8:00 a.m.

Welcome and Introduction

 

Ralph J. Cicerone, President, National Academy of Sciences

 

Current U.S. Energy Policy Context

 

Senator Jeff Bingaman, Chair, Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, U.S. Senate

8:30

Meeting Emerging Challenges to Global Energy Security

 

Reuben Jeffery III, Undersecretary for Economic, Energy and Agricultural Affairs, U.S. Department of State

9:00

The Geopolitical Context of America’s Energy Future

 

James R. Schlesinger, Chair, The MITRE Corporation, and Senior Advisor, Lehman Brothers

9:30

Break

10:00

Summit Overview

 

Robert W. Fri, Senior Fellow Emeritus, Resources for the Future

NOTE: The National Academies Summit on America’s Energy Future was held on March 13 and 14, 2008, in the auditorium of the National Academy of Sciences Building, 2100 C Street, N.W., Washington, D.C.



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C Summit Agenda THURSDAY, MARCH 13, 2008 8:00 a.m. Welcome and Introduction Ralph J. Cicerone, President, National Academy of Sciences Current U.S. Energy Policy Context Senator Jeff Bingaman, Chair, Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, U.S. Senate 8:30 Meeting Emerging Challenges to Global Energy Security Reuben Jeffery III, Undersecretary for Economic, Energy and Agricultural Affairs, U.S. Department of State 9:00 The Geopolitical Context of America’s Energy Future James R. Schlesinger, Chair, The MITRE Corporation, and Senior Advisor, Lehman Brothers 9:30 Break 10:00 Summit Overview Robert W. Fri, Senior Fellow Emeritus, Resources for the Future NOTE: The National Academies Summit on America’s Energy Future was held on March 13 and 14, 2008, in the auditorium of the National Academy of Sciences Building, 2100 C Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 

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 THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES SUMMIT ON AMERICA’S ENERGY FUTURE Session One Moderator: Maxine Savitz 10:10 Introduction to Session One Maxine Savitz, Vice President, National Academy of Engineering 10:20 Global Energy and Environment Projections: Next Steps Ged Davis, Co-President, Global Energy Assessment, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, and former managing director, World Economic Forum 10:45 The Rise of China Kelly Sims Gallagher, Director, Energy Technology Innovation Policy, Belfer Center, and Adjunct Lecturer at the Kennedy School, Harvard University 11:15 Facing the Hard Truths About Energy Rodney Nelson, Vice President, Schlumberger, and Lead on Carbon Management, National Petroleum Council 11:45 Session One Question and Answer Forum 12:00 p.m. Lunch Session Two Moderator: Harold T. Shapiro 1:30 p.m. Introduction to Session Two Harold T. Shapiro, President Emeritus, Princeton University, and Chair, National Research Council Committee on America’s Energy Future 1:45 The Future of Coal and Nuclear Power Ernest J. Moniz, Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Co-Chair, MIT Interdisciplinary Studies on the Future of Nuclear Power and the Future of Coal Power 2:30 Biofuels: How Much, How Fast, and How Difficult? José Goldemberg, Secretary for the Environment, State of São Paulo, Brazil, and Co-Chair, Global Energy Assessment Council, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis 3:00 Break

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 APPENDIX C 3:30 Automotive Fuel Economy: How Far Should We Go? Paul R. Portney, Dean, Eller College of Management, University of Arizona, and Chair, National Research Council Committee on Effectiveness and Impact of Corporate Average Fuel Economy Standards 4:00 Prospects of a Hydrogen Economy Michael P. Ramage, Executive VP, ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Co. (retired), and Chair, National Research Council Committee on Alternatives and Strategies for Future Hydrogen Production and Use 4:30 Perspectives on America’s Energy Future Samuel W. Bodman, Secretary, U.S. Department of Energy Moderator: Ralph J. Cicerone 5:15 Reception FRIDAY, MARCH 14, 2008 Session Three Moderator: Charles M. Vest 8:00 a.m. Introduction to Session Three Charles M. Vest, President, National Academy of Engineering 8:15 Basic Research and America’s Energy Future Ray L. Orbach, Undersecretary for Science, U.S. Department of Energy 9:00 Ending the Energy Stalemate John P. Holdren, Professor, Harvard University, and Co- Chair, National Commission on Energy Policy 9:45 Google’s RechargeIT Program for Commercial Deployment of Plug-in Hybrid Vehicles Dan W. Reicher, Director for Climate Change and Energy Initiatives, Google.org 10:15 Break

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0 THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES SUMMIT ON AMERICA’S ENERGY FUTURE 10:45 Electricity Innovation Pathways Steven R. Specker, President, Electric Power Research Institute 11:15 Session Three Question and Answer Forum 12:00 p.m. Lunch Session Four Moderator: Richard A. Meserve 1:15 Introduction to Session Four Richard A. Meserve, President, Carnegie Institution for Science 1:30 Lighting the Way: Toward a Sustainable Energy Future Steven Chu, Director, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, and Co-Chair, InterAcademy Council Study Panel on a Sustainable Energy Future 2:00 Reducing U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions: How Much at What Cost? Jon Creyts, Principal, McKinsey & Company Kenneth J. Ostrowski, Director, McKinsey & Company 2:30 Break 3:00 Winning the Oil End Game Amory Lovins, CEO, Rocky Mountain Institute, and Principal Investigator, Winning the Oil End Game 3:30 Climate Change Technologies Robert Marlay, Deputy Director, Climate Change Technology Program, U.S. Department of Energy 4:00 Session Four Question and Answer Forum 4:30 Closing Remarks and Adjourn Robert W. Fri, Senior Fellow Emeritus, Resources for the Future