The fifth annual Wyoming Energy Summit, to be held on May 23 at the UW Events Center in Laramie from 8 a.m. to 6 pm., has tickets available for just a couple more days. Registration will end at the close of business this Thursday, May 17. Please order your tickets today by clicking here or going to http://wyoenergysummit.com/.
This is the final program for 2018. With the help of our steering committee, we have come up with a robust and compelling event, and we hope to see you there!
7 a.m. Registration opens. (Coffee service begins.)
7:30 a.m. Exhibits open, breakfast service begins.
8:25 a.m. Conference welcome by Sharon Fain.
8 30 a.m. Welcome by Gov. Matt Mead. Introduction by Sharon Fain.
8:45 – 9:45 a.m. Keynote speaker: Robert Bryce, author and journalist. The Case for Hydrocarbons, Gas Goes Global, and the Future of the Grid
9:45 – 10:05 a.m. – Networking break
10:05 – 10:50 a.m. New approaches for converting domestic coal into high-value carbon products. Christopher Matranga, National Energy Technology Laboratory, U.S. Department of Energy.
10:50 – noon: The outlook for oil, gas, and coal. Moderator: Walter Eggers, Holland and Hart. Panelists: Joe Milczewski, Anadarko Petroleum Corporation; Rick Curtsinger, Cloud Peak Energy; and Kevin P. Meenan, Wold Companies.
Noon: Lunch service begins.
12:45 – 1:30 p.m. Anastacia Dialynas, U.S. Gas Analyst for Bloomberg New Energy Finance.
1:30 - 2:30 p.m. Panel discussion: Solar, wind and nuclear in Wyoming. Moderator: Britta Beckstead, Energy and Air Policy Adviser, Western Governors Association. Panelists: Nate Hardy, UAMPS; Krista Mann, Invenergy; others TBA.
2:30 – 2:50 p.m. Networking break
2:50- 3:50 p.m. Expanding our imagination: Artificial intelligence and the future of energy. Dr. Nick Cheney, visiting professor, University of Wyoming.
3:50-4:50 p.m. Imagining and transforming the future of electrons in Wyoming. Dennis Ellis, Microsoft TechSpark Wyoming Manager.
5 p.m. Networking reception.