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Alternative Energy

Washington DC - Oct 25, 2012

Sustainability is the buzzword across corporate boardrooms and business schools, and the interest in alternative energy has never been more intense. With a field so dependent on policy and government action, and a time of electoral change in major economies around the world, sustainable energy is on the minds of thought leaders everywhere. How will business respond to the challenge of fueling and sustaining growth in the long run? How dependent is the growth of this industry on policy initiatives? How have the economics of energy production and distribution changed as the world recovers from the global economic crisis?

Join a discussion with Chicago Booth alumni and industry professionals in Washington DC who will share their expertise and perspective on the current conditions as well as their views on the future outlook for alternative energy.


Program

Opening Networking: 6:30 - 7 p.m.
Panel and Q&A: 7 - 8:30 p.m.
Networking: 8:30 - 9 p.m.

Speakers

Introduction
Julie Morton
Associate Dean of Career Services and Corporate Relations, The University of Chicago Booth School of Business

Moderator
Amos Gilkey
Founder, CleanWave Group

Panelist
Michael Cantor, '89
Managing Partner, Equator Capital

Panelist
Holmes Hummel 
Senior Advisor, Office of the Undersecretary for Energy, U.S. Department of Energy

Panelist
Matthew Kozey
Principal Research Analyst - Security, Energy, and Environment, NORC at the University of Chicago

Panelist
Gerald Stalun, '86
Managing Director, EIG Global Energy Partners

Location

Embassy of Finland
3301 Massachusetts Avenue N.W.
Washington DC 20008