Registration Now Open For Vail Global Energy Forum

Fifth Annual Event will continue focus on the Rise of North America and the Future of Energy

Aug 13, 2015, 06:05 ET from Vail Global Energy Forum

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BEAVER CREEK, Colo., Aug. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Registration is now open for the Vail Global Energy Forum, which will take place at the base of Beaver Creek Resort on January 29-31, 2016.

Supported by the Stanford University Precourt Institute for Energy and the Stanford University Precourt Energy Efficiency Center, the Vail Global Energy Forum Foundation will present the fifth annual forum, which will host leaders from around the world in an engaging and thought-provoking examination of the rise of North America and the future of energy. Areas of focus will include creating improvements in energy efficiency, sustainability, clean energy technologies, energy security and supply. 

Click here to register online or contact the Vilar Performing Arts Center box office at 970-845-8497.

Featured speakers, panelists, and attendees will again include an exciting roster of distinguished government officials, corporate energy executives, leading research scientists, venture capitalists, investors, entrepreneurs and world-renowned journalists. Confirmed speakers already include:

  • Sally Benson, Director, Precourt Institute for Energy, and Director, Global Climate & Energy Project, Stanford University
  • David Carroll, President and CEO, Gas Technology Institute
  • Ahmad Chatila, President & CEO, SunEdison
  • Michael Dimock, President, Pew Research Center
  • Tom Fanning, Chairman, President & CEO, Southern Company
  • Michael Farina, Market Development Director, GE Global Gas to Power
  • Julio Friedmann, Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Office of Fossil Energy, U.S. Dept. of Energy
  • General Michael Hayden, USAF (Ret.), former Director of the NSA and former Director of the CIA
  • Stefan Heck, Consulting Professor, Precourt Institute for Energy, Stanford University
  • John Hickenlooper, Governor of Colorado
  • Marianne Kah, Chief Economist, ConocoPhillips
  • Richard Kauffman, Chairman of Energy & Finance, State of New York
  • Fred Krupp, President, Environmental Defense Fund
  • Arun Majumdar, Professor, Mechanical Engineering, and Senior Fellow, Precourt Institute for Energy, Stanford University
  • Michael McQuade, CTO, United Technologies
  • Tom Petrie, Chairman, Petrie Partners
  • Gary Roughead, US Navy (Ret.), Annenberg Distinguished Visiting Fellow, Hoover Institution
  • James Sweeney, Director, Precourt Energy Efficiency Center, Stanford University
  • Peter Trelenberg, Manager of Environmental Policy and Planning, ExxonMobil Corporation
  • Mark Zoback, Professor, Geophysics, and Senior Fellow, Precourt Institute for Energy, Stanford University

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