JHU SAIS to Host 5th Annual Washington Energy Policy Conference

The Johns Hopkins Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) will hold a conference Thursday, 04/6 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on "Understanding the New Global Energy Paradigm: How Technology, Deregulation and Convergence Are Redefining the Industry."

The National Capital Area Chapter of the U.S. Association for Energy Economics is co-sponsoring the event with the SAIS International Energy and Environment Program.

William L. Massey, commissioner of the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, will give the conference's keynote address, "Regulatory Perspective on Fundamental Changes in the Energy Industry," at 8:30 a.m.

Expert speakers from industry, government and academia will address the following topics throughout the day:

9:15 a.m."Forces of Change: Convergence of Energy Forms, Markets and New Technologies"

11 a.m."Mergers, Acquisitions, and Diversification vs. Core Competencies"

12:30 p.m."Tracking and Analyzing the New Energy Industry," luncheon address by Jay Hakes, administrator for the U.S. Energy Information Administration

2 p.m."Global Implications of Changing Energy Industry Imperatives"

3:30 p.m."Data Collection and Analysis: The New Challenges"

4:30 p.m."A Total Energy Company: How It Would Look and Work"



The complete list of speakers is below. The conference will be held in the Kenney auditorium, first floor of the Nitze Building at 1740 Massachusetts Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C.

Admission to the conference by members of the public requires advanced registration and there is a fee. To register, contact Carol Rendall at (301) 229-8978 or carolrendall@prodigy.net.

Media who want to cover the event must contact Felisa Neuringer in the SAIS Public Affairs Office at (202) 663-5626 or fklubes@jhu.edu.

Itinerary:

Fifth Annual Washington Energy Policy Conference

8:00 Registration

8:30 Keynote Address: Regulatory Perspective on Fundamental Changes in the Energy Industry

The Honorable William L. Massey, Commissioner, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

9:15 Forces of Change: Convergence of Energy Forms, Markets & New Technologies

James Houck, VP / Global Gas & Power Lynn McAlister, Director / Government Affairs

Texaco Inc. EDS Corporation

Edward Tirello, Managing Director/Electric & Gas Utilities

Deutsche Banc Alex. Brown

10:45 Break

11:00 Mergers, Acquisitions, and Diversification vs. Core Competencies

John E. Treat, VP / Energy Richard O' Neill, Chief Economist

Booz Allen & Hamilton US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

Edith Terry, Manager / Global Affairs

Enron Corp.

12:30 Tracking and Analyzing the New Energy Industry

Lunch Jay Hakes, Administrator

US Energy Information Administration

2:00 Global Implications of Changing Energy Industry Imperatives

J. Robinson West, Chairman James Bond, Director / Energy

Petroleum Finance Company The World Bank

3:15 Break

3:30 Data Collection and Analysis: The New Challenges

Ron Planting, Manager-Information & Analysis Nancy J. Kirkendall, Senior Statistician

American Petroleum Institute US Energy Information Administration

4:30 A Total Energy Company: How It Would Look and Work

Stephen Halliday, Managing Director

Wood Mackenzie Consultants

5:30 Reception

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Wednesday, March 29, 2000
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