Governor's Energy Conference
The Governor's Energy Conference sponsored by the Karl F. and June S. Martin Family Foundation, the Office of the Oklahoma Secretary of Energy and the Meinders School of Business will be held November 9, 2011 at the Cox Business Services Center from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The conference features newly-released input from leading natural gas industry executives, prominent national experts from MIT and the Colorado School of Mines, and other industry experts who will share their thoughts on current energy issues. The conference will address topics such as new technologies, natural gas supplies, infrastructure issues, energy policy, environmental implications, and details on Oklahoma's natural gas, renewable energy and smart grid developments.
The conference is designed for professionals in public and private energy companies, government officials and policymakers, as well as individuals interested in the energy profession. Sponsorship opportunities are available. Individual registration cost is $150. The Marriott Renaissance Oklahoma City Convention Center Hotel is the conference hotel sponsor. Special rates for out of town conference participants are available through October 15th by clicking here.
The following is the agenda:8:00-8:30 amRegistration, Continental Breakfast 8:30 to 8:35 a.m. WelcomeDr. Steven C. AgeeInterim Dean, Meinders School of BusinessOklahoma City University 8:35 – 8:50 a.m. WelcomeRobert H. Henry, PresidentOklahoma City University 8:50 – 9:10 a.m. Opening Address and IntroductionC. Michael Ming, Oklahoma Secretary of Energy 9:10 – 9:30 a.m. Opening PresentationGovernor Mary Fallin 9:30 – 9:45 a.m."The Changing Dynamics of Oklahoma Energy and the Oklahoma Corporation Commission"Dana Murphy, ChairwomanOklahoma Corporation Commission 9:45 – 10:15 a.m. "The Shale Revolution"John Richels, CEO and PresidentDevon Energy 10:15 – 10:30 a.m. Break 10:30 – 11:00 a.m. “U.S. Natural Gas Resources and Reserve: A View From The Potential Gas Committee” Dr. John Curtis, Professor of Geology and Geological Engineering and Director, Petroleum Exploration and Production Center/Potential Gas AgencyColorado School of Mines 11:00 – 11:30 a.m. “The MIT Future of Natural Gas Study: Natural Gas in the Electricity Sector”Melanie Kenderdine, Executive DirectorMIT Energy Initiative 11:30 – 12:15 p.m. Lunch 12:15 – 1:00 p.m. “The MIT Future of Natural Gas Study: Supply, End Use, R&D” Dr. Ernie Moniz, Cecil and Ida Green Professor of Physics and Engineering Systems, Director of the Energy Initiative, and Director of the Laboratory for Energy and the EnvironmentMassachusetts Institute of Technology 1:00 – 1:15 p.m. Break 1:15 – 1:45 p.m. “Head Winds and Head Ways: An Update on the U.S. Wind Energy Industry” Michael B. Revak, Vice President, Sales & ProposalsWind Power AmericasSiemens Energy, Inc. 1:45 – 3:50 p.m. “Fireside Chat: A CEO Perspective on Our Energy Future” Peter B. Delaney, Chairman and CEOOGE Energy CorporationJohn Krenicki, Vice Chairman, GE; President and CEOGE EnergyAubrey McClendon, Chairman of the Board and CEOChesapeake Energy CorporationStuart Solomon, President and COOPublic Service Company of OklahomaC. Michael Ming, ModeratorOklahoma Secretary of Energy 3:50 – 4:00 p.m. ConclusionDr. Steven C. Agee, Interim DeanMeinders School of Business, Oklahoma City University
All events will be in Ballrooms D&E, except lunch and the keynote speaker, Dr. Moniz, which will be held in Ballrooms A&B. The Convention Center map may be found here