Upcoming Events for Spring 2013
-Check back the week of the event for more details

February 7: Emerging Supply- and Demand-Side Technologies are Pressuring Regulators to Change Course – But Do They Have the Political Will? with Sherman Elliott, Consultant and former Commissioner at the Illinois Commerce Commission

February 14: Recent Developments in Unconventional Gas Law and Regulation with John Hays, Adjunct Professor of Energy Law at the UT School of Law and Partner at Hays&Owens LLP

February 21: The Policy Gridlock on Global Warming:  Why have twenty years of international talks failed to control emissions and how can policy makers do better? with David Victor, Professor, University of California, San Diego 

February 28: All You Ever Wanted to Know About Smart Grids with John McDonald, Director, Technical Strategy & Policy Development, GE Energy Management - Digital Energy

March 7: International Low-Carbon Technology Transfers: Do Intellectual Property Regimes Matter? with Varun Rai, Assistant Professor of Public Affairs and Mechanical Engineering, UT Austin

March 21: Student Research Showcase

March 28: Investing in Energy Innovation with Bob Metcalfe, Professor of Innovation and Murchison Fellow of Free Enterprise, Cockrell School of Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin

April 4: speaker pending

April 11: Unlocking Energy Innovation with Richard Lester, Japan Steel Industry Professor and Head of the Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering, MIT

April 18: speaker pending

April 25: United States Renewable Electricity Futures: Are High Penetrations Possible? with Ryan Wiser, Staff Scientist and Deputy Group Leader in the Electricity Markets and Policy Group at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

April 30: "Energy with the CEO" series lecture on "Energy Innovation and Entrepreneurship" with Randy Foutch, Chairman and CEO, Laredo Petroleum