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7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.

NETWORKING BREAKFAST

RM 115 ANDERSON FAMILY COMMONS

8:00 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.

WELCOMING REMARKS

SHELL AUDITORIUM

David Leebron, President, Rice University

8:15 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

KEYNOTE: GLOBAL ENERGY STRATEGIES - TODAY’S CHALLENGES, TOMORROW’S OPPORTUNITIES

As the head of a global corporation involved in virtually every aspect of the energy industry, including conventional, unconventional and alternative resources, Jeff Immelt is in a unique position to frame the big picture of today’s energy landscape. His views on energy supply, competition for energy resources and the path forward will provide a valuable starting point for this year’s conference.

Jeffrey Immelt, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, General 
Electric Company 

9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

INTERNATIONAL ENERGY MARKETS: A EUROPEAN PERSPECTIVE

Get a picture of global energy issues and the attendant geopolitical implications through a European prism. Lady Barbara Judge will provide a timely perspective on how Europe views its energy future, the reliability of regional supply as well as steps European countries are taking to alleviate supply shortages.

Lady Barbara Judge, Chairman Emeritus of the United Kingdom Atomic 
Energy Authority and Former Commissioner of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission; Director, Statoil

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

THE FUTURE OF HYDROCARBONS: SURVIVING THE NEW MARKET REALITIES IN TODAY’S DOMESTIC OIL & GAS INDUSTRY

The unconventional boom has fundamentally changed the long-term outlook for natural gas. Learn how companies are addressing price pressures, competition and the shifting dialogue associated with the environment. The panel will examine areas of common ground between environmental organizations and the energy industry, and how best to realize the full potential of unconventional resources.


Drew Nelson, Clean Energy Project Manager, Environmental Defense Fund

Thad Hill, President and Chief Operating Officer, Calpine Corporation 

Dr. Derek Mathieson, President, Western Hemisphere Operations, Baker Hughes Incorporated

Kenneth Medlock, Fellow in Energy and Resource Economics, Rice University, James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy


10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

BREAK

RM 115 ANDERSON FAMILY COMMONS

11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

THE OUTLOOK FOR ENERGY: A VIEW TO 2040 
With global energy demand expected to increase by 30 percent by the year 2040, access to energy resources is driving long-term global economics. This presentation will provide a long-term view of the world’s energy future over the next three decades, highlighting changes in global demand, and how that demand will be met by natural gas and other energy resources. The presentation will provide a specific focus on energy demand within the residential, transportation, industrial and electric generation sectors.


Rob Gardner, Manager, Economics & Energy Division Corporate Strategic 
Planning Department, Exxon Mobil Corporation

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

CAPITAL INVESTMENT TRENDS 
Few could have predicted how the U.S. energy industry has been reshaped with the rise in unconventional oil and gas discoveries. But one thing is certain – the U.S. is in the center of an energy revolution that is attracting an expanding group of energy investors. With trillions of dollars in play, the stakes have never been higher. So how does this trend impact your company and strategy? Hear leading industry experts discuss capital investment trends, considerations to optimize capital investments and how investment dynamics could impact the energy industry.


Moderator: David Peterman, Partner, Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P.
Jon McCarter, Americas Oil & Gas Transactions Leader, Ernst & Young LLP
Roger PlankPresident and Chief Corporate Officer, Apache Corporation; Director, Parker Drilling
Carl Williams, Principal, Riverstone Holdings LLC

12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

LUNCHEON

RM 115 ANDERSON FAMILY COMMONS

2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

 

CYBER SECURITY AND ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE

This panel will address trends, strategies, and vulnerabilities in the energy industry that are critical to a board’s risk oversight function. The panel will discuss key considerations regarding cyber network exploitation and technology protection.

Dr. Christopher Bronk, Fellow in Information Technology Policy, Rice 
University, James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy
Bret Davis, Special Agent, Strategic Partnership Coordinator, Federal Bureau of Investigation

Cody Monk, FBI Special Agent Cody Monk; FBI Scholar-in-Residence; Baker Institute of Public Policy, Rice University

 


3:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.

NATIONAL SECURITY IMPLICATIONS FOR ENERGY

Vice Admiral Lee Gunn will provide an overview of the military’s focus on global energy, national security and the challenges facing the energy industry. This thought-provoking presentation will arm directors with critical information impacting long-term board strategy.

Vice Admiral Lee Gunn, United States Navy (Retired), President, American Security Project and CNA’s Institute for Public Research

 


3:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

BREAK

RM 115 ANDERSON FAMILY COMMONS

4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

CLOSING REMARKS

The Honorable Bill White, Chairman, Lazard

5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

COCKTAILS AT HOTEL ZAZA

6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

DINNER AT HOTEL ZAZA

Event Information Title
5th Annual Energy Industry Directors Conference & Director to Director Exchange
March 26-27, 2013

McNair Hall, Rice University
Houston, Texas
713.348.6060

REGISTRATION
$1,250 for March 26
$1,250 for March 27
$2,000 for both days
 
 
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