Energy and Cleantech Club to Host Conference, Sept. 2

August 31, 2011

The 2011 Georgetown Energy and Cleantech Conference, “World Events Transforming Energy Business and Policy,” will feature panel discussions providing international perspectives on such topics as consulting, government and policy, and development on Friday, September 2, 2011. The Georgetown Energy and Cleantech Club at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business is hosting the conference.

Held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Rafik B. Hariri Building on the Georgetown campus, the conference is open to those interested in energy, cleantech, and sustainability. Participants can register online at http://georgetownenergy.org/2011Conference.html. The program is co-chaired by Full-time MBA Program students Angela Damiano and Benjamin Coleman.

“World Events Transforming Energy Business and Policy” will feature keynote addresses by David C. Nagel, executive vice president at BP America Inc., and Peter B. Lyons, assistant secretary for nuclear energy in the Department of Energy. These conversations are open only to registered students and guests of the conference.

The conference also includes an Executive Leadership Panel with top executives from Deloitte, Advance Capital Markets, Pace Global Resources, and AES Corporation, as well as breakout sessions on consulting; government and policy; international energy and security; project development; energy efficiency and sustainability; innovations/technology and energy; financing energy; and emerging markets. All will focus on recent world events impacting each industry.

Panel speakers represent such organizations as the Advanced Capital Markets, AES Corporation, BCG, Booz Allen Hamilton, Claren Power, Danfoss, Deloitte, Energy Information Administration, Global Environment Facility, Green Generation Solutions, Carbon War Room, KEMA, Kilpatrick, Townson & Stockton, Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo P.C., OPIC, Pace Global Resource, Pareto Energy, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, RAND Corporation, SCS Energy, Skybuilt Power, and SunPower.

Time during the lunch break will be reserved for Mentorship Tables, where young professionals and students are invited to meet in small groups with industry professionals within specific subject areas to discuss their careers. The full conference schedule is available online at http://georgetownenergy.org/2011Conference.html.