"The Environment and the Energy Industry"

Chicago Booth Alumni Club of New York City

October 16, 2008: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

"The Environment and Energy, a look at the environmental, operating, economic, and financial impacts"


Morgan Stanley
1585 Broadway, entrance at 47th Street
New York, New York

Driving Directions:1585 Broadway, entrance at 47th Street

Event Details

Panelists include William McMahon, Coalogix, Barry Sanders, American DG Energy, Megan Morgan, Chicago Climate Exchange, Renee Bijlani, Graham Capital, Ellis Eckland, Eckland Capital. SCR-Tech/Coalogix provides catalyst regeneration technologies and management services for selective catalytic reduction (SCR) systems used by coal-fired power plants to reduce NOx emissions. American DG Energy is an On-Site Utility that generates electricity (Co-Generation), heat, hot water and cooling from on-site equipment and sells the energy to the site. (Spun out of Thermo Electron) Chicago Climate Exchange is North America's only and the world's first global marketplace for integrating voluntary legally binding emissions reductions with emissions trading and offsets. Graham Capital Management ("GCM") is a leading investment manager within the alternative investment industry. GCM’s strategies are designed to produce attractive absolute and risk-adjusted returns while maintaining low correlation to traditional asset classes, as well as to other hedge fund strategies. Eckland Capital is a natural resource hedge fund that primarily focuses on energy markets. Eckland Capital mostly trades oil, energy equities and related commodities such as corn, sugar and natural gas. William J. McMahon Bill is President of Coalogix/SCR-Tech. He has 28 years of operations, sales, marketing and engineering experience including more than 25 years in the energy and utility industries. He earned a B.S. degree in Nuclear Engineering from Georgia Tech and an MBA from Xavier. Barry J. Sanders Barry is the Pres & COO of American DG Energy Inc. Barry has extensive experience in Environmental Business having worked at MicroLogic, Andover Controls, and the NY State Energy Research & Development Authority. He received a BS in chem engineering from Rochester and an MBA from Rensselaer. Megan Morgan Megan is the Business Development Manager for the Chicago Climate Exchange. She Megan is responsible for developing liquidity and increasing trading on the CCX and Carbon Emissions markets. She has a BA in Business from the U of North Carolina, and an MBA from the Chicago GSB. Renee Bijlani Renee Is Portfolio Manager for long short energy equities at Graham Capital. Prior to Graham, she was senior analyst at Forest Investment Management, a multi strategy hedge fund. Renee was also an energy banker covering oil producers and utilities for more than 10 years. She earned an MBA from the Chicago GSB and is a CFA charter holder. Ellis Eckland Ellis founded Eckland Capital in 2008. Prior to EC, Ellis managed positions in energy and natural resource equities at Frontpoint Partners and was an analyst and portfolio manager at Putnam Investments where he comanaged the Putnam Global Natural Resources. He earned a BA in Economics from Cornell and an MBA in analytical finance from the Chicago GSB.


The Event costs $20 if you register before October 9, $30 thereafter.


Register Online

Deadline: 10/15/2008


David Hogan