Energy and the Economic Imperative: The Role of Efficiency in Creating a Robust Economy

Energy and the Economic Imperative: The Role of Efficiency in Creating a Robust Economy

UC Washington Center
Washington, DC
April 26, 2010

An ACEEE 30th Anniversary Symposium:
Energy and the Economic Imperative: The Role of Efficiency in Creating a Robust Economy

April 26, 2010

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7:30 to 8:00 am

Registration & Breakfast

Lobby

 


8:00 to 8:20 am

Introduction & Welcome

Mulitpurpose Rooom A&B

Speakers:

Steve Nadel, Executive Director, American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy
Alison Silverstein, Board Member, American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy

8:20 to 9:50 am

Key Topic Session:
On the Economic Imperative*

Mulitpurpose Rooom A&B

Lead Presenter:

Robert U. Ayres, Emeritus Professor of Economics and Technology, INSEAD (France)

Discussant:

Jim Barrett, Economist and Independent Consultant
 

9:50 to 10:10 am

Break

Mulitpurpose Rooom A&B

 


10:10 to 11:20 am

Key Topic Session:
Recycled Energy as Critical First Step*

Mulitpurpose Rooom A&B

Lead Presenter:

Tom Casten, Chairman, Recycled Energy Development

Discussant:

Michael Canes, Distinguished Fellow, Logistics Management Institute

 

11:20 am to 12:10 pm

Key Topic Session:
The Long-Term Emerging Opportunities*

Mulitpurpose Rooom A&B

 

Lead Presenter:

John A. “Skip” Laitner, Director of Economic and Social Analysis, American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy

Discussant:

Harvey Sachs, Buildings Program Fellow, American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy


12:10 to 12:30 pm

Lunch

Mulitpurpose Rooom A&B


12:30 to 1:40 pm

Key Topic Session:
Near-Term Bridge and Barriers*

Mulitpurpose Rooom A&B

Lead Presenter:

Ken Ostrowski, Director, McKinsey & Company

Discussant:

Fran Sussman, Economist and Independent Consultant

 

1:40 to 2:50 pm

Key Topic Session:
Policy Innovations*

Mulitpurpose Rooom A&B

 

Lead Presenter:

Marilyn Brown, Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology

Discussant:

Karen Ehrhardt-Martinez, Principal, Human Dimensions Research Associates


2:50 to 3:10 pm

Break

Mulitpurpose Rooom A&B


3:10 to 4:30 pm

Industry Panel:
Motivating and Accelerating Energy Efficiency*

Mulitpurpose Rooom A&B

Speakers:

John Dearborn, VP Global Energy Megatrend, The Dow Chemical Company
Randall Selesky, VP, Rockwell Automation
Dominic Vergine, Director of Sustainable Development, ARM (UK)
Lawrence Plumb, Executive Director - Emerging Issue & Technology Policy,Verizon

Moderator:

Suzanne Watson, Policy Director, American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy


4:30 to 5:30 pm

Concluding Discussion*

Mulitpurpose Rooom A&B

Initial Comments:

John A. “Skip” Laitner, Director of Economic and Social Analysis, American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy


5:30 to 5:45 pm

Closing Remarks

Mulitpurpose Rooom A&B

Speakers:

Steve Nadel, Executive Director, American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy
Alison Silverstein, Board Member, American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy

End of Symposium

*All Sessions will be follow by a group discussion

Session Facilitator: William Prindle, Vice President, ICF International