Media Advisory: OSU Hosts National Summit on Energy Policy - April 26

Apr 24, 2001, 01:00 ET from Oklahoma State University

    STILLWATER, Okla., April 24 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ --
 Business leaders, policy makers and interested citizens will hear various
 viewpoints on energy policy by attending the 2001 National Summit on Energy
 Policy, 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Central on Thursday, April 26 at the Wes Watkins
 Center at Oklahoma State University's Stillwater campus.  Energy thought
 leaders from corporate, regulatory and the national arena will engage in
 thought-provoking panel discussions at the event presented by OSU's College of
 Business Administration's Center for Risk Management.
     The session offers various perspectives and viewpoints on energy policy
 all in a single place.  The public and members of the news media can hear the
 speakers by:
 
     --  Attending the event in person.  Contact (405) 744-5208 to register.
     --  Dialing into an audio conference during the event at 1-800-428-5519;
         conference ID - 1015064.
     --  Listening to the conference via audio webcast at the following link:
         www.williams.com/information
 
     The following is the agenda for the conference:
 
     1:00 p.m.  INTRODUCTIONS AND WELCOME
                Dr. James Lumpkin, Dean, and Richard W. Poole, Professor of
                the College of Business Administration, Oklahoma State
                University
 
                MODERATOR
                Mr. Chuck Watson, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer,
                Dynegy, Inc.
 
                STATE PERSPECTIVE ON ENERGY POLICY -- State perspective on
                energy policy and deregulation.  Should it be accelerated or
                decelerated?
 
                California Overview
                Dr. Craig Pirrong, Oklahoma State University, College of
                Business Administration, Watson Family Chair in Commodity and
                Financial Risk Management and Associate Professor
 
                Illinois Perspective
                Ms. Ruth Kretschmer, Commissioner, Illinois Commerce
                Commission
 
                Texas Perspective
                Mr. Waters Davis, President, Retail Services, Reliant Energy
 
                Oklahoma Perspective
                Ms. Denise Bode, Vice Chairman, Oklahoma State Corporation
                Commission
 
     2:30 p.m.  BREAK
 
     2:45 p.m.  National Perspective on Energy Policy -- National perspective
                on energy policy and deregulation.  Should it be accelerated or
                decelerated?  What do we see changing?  Federal involvement:
                Will changes in policy change what the states do?
 
                New Administration
                Perspective
                Mr. Andrew Lundquist(Invited), Executive Director, National
                Energy Policy Development for Vice President Dick Cheney
 
                Industry Perspective
                Mr. Tom Kuhn, President, Edison Electric Institute
 
                Future Vision
                Mr. Keith Bailey, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, and
                President, Williams
 
     4:15 p.m.  WRAP UP AND DISCUSSION
                Mr. Chuck Watson, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Dynegy,
                Inc.
 
     4:30 p.m.  ADJOURN
 
     The National Summit on Energy Policy is the first of many events that will
 be presented by the recently established Center for Risk Management at OSU's
 College of Business Administration.
     Free and open to the public, the summit is sponsored by long-time OSU
 supporter Williams (NYSE:   WMB).   Attendees who are observing Take Your
 Daughters to Work Day are welcome to bring their older school age children to
 the event.
     To register for the event or for a map or for more information contact
 Vicki Karns, (405) 744-5208, at OSU.
 
                     MAKE YOUR OPINION COUNT -  Click Here
                http://tbutton.prnewswire.com/prn/11690X08825726
 
 

SOURCE Oklahoma State University
    STILLWATER, Okla., April 24 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ --
 Business leaders, policy makers and interested citizens will hear various
 viewpoints on energy policy by attending the 2001 National Summit on Energy
 Policy, 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Central on Thursday, April 26 at the Wes Watkins
 Center at Oklahoma State University's Stillwater campus.  Energy thought
 leaders from corporate, regulatory and the national arena will engage in
 thought-provoking panel discussions at the event presented by OSU's College of
 Business Administration's Center for Risk Management.
     The session offers various perspectives and viewpoints on energy policy
 all in a single place.  The public and members of the news media can hear the
 speakers by:
 
     --  Attending the event in person.  Contact (405) 744-5208 to register.
     --  Dialing into an audio conference during the event at 1-800-428-5519;
         conference ID - 1015064.
     --  Listening to the conference via audio webcast at the following link:
         www.williams.com/information
 
     The following is the agenda for the conference:
 
     1:00 p.m.  INTRODUCTIONS AND WELCOME
                Dr. James Lumpkin, Dean, and Richard W. Poole, Professor of
                the College of Business Administration, Oklahoma State
                University
 
                MODERATOR
                Mr. Chuck Watson, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer,
                Dynegy, Inc.
 
                STATE PERSPECTIVE ON ENERGY POLICY -- State perspective on
                energy policy and deregulation.  Should it be accelerated or
                decelerated?
 
                California Overview
                Dr. Craig Pirrong, Oklahoma State University, College of
                Business Administration, Watson Family Chair in Commodity and
                Financial Risk Management and Associate Professor
 
                Illinois Perspective
                Ms. Ruth Kretschmer, Commissioner, Illinois Commerce
                Commission
 
                Texas Perspective
                Mr. Waters Davis, President, Retail Services, Reliant Energy
 
                Oklahoma Perspective
                Ms. Denise Bode, Vice Chairman, Oklahoma State Corporation
                Commission
 
     2:30 p.m.  BREAK
 
     2:45 p.m.  National Perspective on Energy Policy -- National perspective
                on energy policy and deregulation.  Should it be accelerated or
                decelerated?  What do we see changing?  Federal involvement:
                Will changes in policy change what the states do?
 
                New Administration
                Perspective
                Mr. Andrew Lundquist(Invited), Executive Director, National
                Energy Policy Development for Vice President Dick Cheney
 
                Industry Perspective
                Mr. Tom Kuhn, President, Edison Electric Institute
 
                Future Vision
                Mr. Keith Bailey, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, and
                President, Williams
 
     4:15 p.m.  WRAP UP AND DISCUSSION
                Mr. Chuck Watson, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Dynegy,
                Inc.
 
     4:30 p.m.  ADJOURN
 
     The National Summit on Energy Policy is the first of many events that will
 be presented by the recently established Center for Risk Management at OSU's
 College of Business Administration.
     Free and open to the public, the summit is sponsored by long-time OSU
 supporter Williams (NYSE:   WMB).   Attendees who are observing Take Your
 Daughters to Work Day are welcome to bring their older school age children to
 the event.
     To register for the event or for a map or for more information contact
 Vicki Karns, (405) 744-5208, at OSU.
 
                     MAKE YOUR OPINION COUNT -  Click Here
                http://tbutton.prnewswire.com/prn/11690X08825726
 
 SOURCE  Oklahoma State University