FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2013

8:00 AM – 5:30 PM

Where: Stephen M. Ross School of Business

The University of Michigan's Ross Energy Club proudly presents the 2013 Michigan Energy Conference. The Michigan Energy Conference is UM’s premier annual energy event, which brings together leading experts from around the world to address some the biggest challenges facing the energy industry.

Please check back here in the coming weeks as we firm up details for what promises to be an awesome day of events! 

And don't forget to register: http://cglink.me/r176366.

 

PRELIMINARY CONFERENCE AGENDA

KEYNOTE: Mauro Gregorio, President for Energy Solutions, The Dow Chemical Company

PLENARY PANEL: LET’S GET REAL: THE ENERGY MIX IN 2035

The roundtable discussion will bring together experts from the energy industry to discuss projections for the U.S. energy mix in 2035. Where do current policies and strategies lead us? What other plausible scenarios might arise?

Panelists:

Bob Inglis, Executive Director, Energy and Enterprise Initiative, Former U.S. Representative, South Carolina

Garrick Rochow, Vice President of Energy Delivery, Consumers Energy

Rhonda Morris, Vice President of Human Resources, Chevron Corporation

Atta Yen, Managing Director, GE Energy Financial Service

 

BREAKOUT SESSIONS

A1. ENERGY FINANCE AND INVESTMENT

From venture capital investment in emerging technologies to large-scale project deployment, this panel will provide insights into how firms identify opportunities and finance project development.

Panelists:

Brad Hall, President of Energy Services, UGI Corporation

Ryan Waddington, Co-Founder, Huron River Ventures

Jeff Foutz, Financial Accounting & Reporting Manager, Exxon Mobil


A2. MEETING THE ENERGY DEMANDS OF EMERGING MARKETS

Developing countries will account for the majority of growth in energy demand in the 21st century. This panel will discuss strategies to meet demand with consideration for rising global emissions.

Panelists:

Juan Trebino, Partner / VP, Booz & Company

Ajaita Shah, Founder/CEO, Frontier Markets

World Bank Group (Invited)


B1. NEW FRONTIERS IN ENERGY TECHNOLOGY

This panel will feature speakers from across a variety of sectors to discuss the upcoming big ideas that can radically change the way we use generate, distribute and use energy.

Panelists:

Stephen Lacy, Senior Editor, Greentech Media

Meredith Irwin, Corporate Venture Analyst, Waste Management, Inc.

Dr. Ty Newell, Professor Emeritus, University of Illinois


B2. USING BIG DATA TO TRANSFORM THE UTILITY-CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP

There is more data available today on consumer energy use than ever before. How can we leverage this data in meaningful ways to reduce or change demand?

Panelists:

Mark Potter, Senior VP of Business Operations and Product Management, Enernoc

Tyler Rogers, Energy Manager, OPower

Jason Kupser, Principle Marketing Specialist, DTE


QUESTIONS?  Please contact Jacob Talbot at jactal@umich.edu or Jaspreet Wadhwa at jwadhwa@umich.edu