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Energy, Law, and Policy Workshop at Texas A&M University

October 3 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm CDT

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Energy, Law, and Policy Workshop at Texas A&M University

The Texas A&M Energy Institute, the Texas A&M University School of Law, and the Texas A&M Bush School of Government and Public Service are hosting an “Energy, Law, and Policy Workshop” on the campus of Texas A&M University at the Doug Pitcock ’49 Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center on October 3, 2018, from 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

The goal of the workshop is to bring together faculty, students, and professionals who share an interest in the interactions of energy, law, and policy research, education, and exploration. This interdisciplinary environment will produce new collaborations in teaching and research across the university, state, and nation.

Energy, Law, and Policy Workshop at Texas A&M University

11:00 a.m. Registration Begins (Foyer, Ballroom I & II)
11:30 a.m. – 12:00 noon Buffet Lunch (Ballroom I & II)
12:00 noon – 12:30 p.m. Welcome and Introductions (Ballroom I & II)
  Dr. Mark Barteau
(Vice President for Research, Texas A&M University)
Dr. Robert Ahdieh
(Dean, Texas A&M University School of Law)
Gen. Mark A. Welsh, III
(Dean, The Bush School of Government and Public Service, Texas A&M University)
Dr. Stratos Pistikopoulos
(Director, Texas A&M Energy Institute)
12:30 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. Plenary Session (Ballroom I & II)
  “The Energy Transition in America:  Why States, Local Governments and Businesses Continue Down the Road of Decarbonization” Bill Ritter, Jr.
Director of the Center for the New Energy Economy (CNEE)
Colorado State University
1:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Break  (Foyer, Ballroom I & II)
1:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Energy-Law-Policy Session 1 (Ballroom I & II)
Session Chair – Dr. Gabriel Eckstein (Texas A&M University School of Law)
  “The Vicious Cycle of Bill Payment and Power Outages in Developing Economies” Dr. Steve Puller
Texas A&M University
  “Chasing Dragons in the Gulf of Mexico” Dr. Guillermo Garcia Sanchez
Texas A&M University School of Law
  “Energy Policy and Trade in China” Dr. William Norris
The Bush School of Government & Public Service, Texas A&M University
  “Energy Sustainability and International Trade” Dr. Elizabeth Trujillo
Texas A&M University School of Law
  “Saudi Arabian Oil Policy: Changing Domestic Politics, Changing Market Conditions” Dr. Gregory Gause
The Bush School of Government & Public Service, Texas A&M University
2:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Break (Foyer, Ballroom I & II)
3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Energy-Law-Policy Session 2 (Ballroom I & II)
Session Chair – Dr. Kent Portney (The Bush School of Government & Public Service, Texas A&M University)
  “Clean Energy Equity” Dr. Felix Mormann
Texas A&M University School of Law
  “State Energy Policies and Public Support for Renewable Energy” Dr. Bryce Hannibal and Michael Michaud
The Bush School of Government & Public Service, Texas A&M University
  “Betting on Climate Policy: Using Prediction Markets to Address Global Warming” Dr. Gary Lucas, Jr. and Dr. Felix Mormann
Texas A&M University School of Law
  “Governance of the Energy, Water, Food Nexus: Evidence from the San Antonio Region” Bassel Daher and Dr. Kent Portney
Texas A&M University
  “Taxing Big Oil: The Impact of the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act” Dr. William H. Byrnes
Texas A&M University School of Law
  “Marginal Fuel Switching and Price Volatility in PJM” Dr. Anastasia Shcherbakova
Texas A&M University
4:30 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. Break (Foyer, Ballroom I & II)
4:45 p.m. – 5:45 p.m. Ways Forward – Panel Discussion (Ballroom I & II)
Moderator – Dr. Stratos Pistikopoulos
Participants:
Dr. Gabriel Eckstein
Dr. Kent Portney
Dr. Sorin Sorescu (Texas A&M University)
5:45 p.m. Adjourn

Details

Date:
October 3
Time:
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Website:
https://goo.gl/KSxfbf

Venue

Doug Pitcock ‘49 Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center
177 Joe Routt Boulevard
College Station, 77840 United States
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Phone:
888-654-4436
Website:
https://www.texasamhotelcc.com/