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Thursday, April 15

8:15 AM

Registration and greeting

9:00 AM

Welcome—Objectives and Motivation for Workshop

John Weyant, Workshop Planning Committee Chair

9:10 AM

Opening Remarks

Rick Duke, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Climate Policy, DOE

9:20 AM

Setting the Stage

Administrator Richard Newell, Energy Information Administration

9:45 AM

Panel Session: Uses and Abuses of Bottom-Up Marginal Abatement Supply Curves

Planning Subgroup

John Weyant (lead)

Rich Richels

Karen Palmer

9:45 AM

Issues in the Use of Energy Conservation and GHG Abatement Cost Curves

Mark Jaccard, Simon Frasier University

10:15 AM

Efficiency Cost Curves—Empirical Insights for Energy-Climate Modeling

Jayant Sathaye, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

10:45 AM


11:05 AM

Discussion Session

Marilyn Brown, Georgia Institute of Technology

Rich Richels, Electric Power Research Institute

Howard Gruenspecht, Energy Information Administration

Hillard Huntington, Stanford University

11:45 PM

Audience questions and answers

12:15 PM


1:30 PM

Panel Session: Uses and Abuses of Learning/Experience/Knowledge Curves

Planning Subgroup

Marilyn Brown (lead)

Steve Smith

1:30 PM

Beyond the “Black Box” of Learning Curves: Their Use and Misuse in Assessments of Technological Change

Nebojsa Nakicenoviic, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis

2:00 PM

The Perils of the Learning Model for Modeling Endogenous Technological Change

William Nordhaus, Yale University

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