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JHU SAIS to Host 6th Annual Washington Energy Policy Conference

The Johns Hopkins Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) will hold a daylong conference AMaking the Trade-Offs for a Comprehensive U.S. Energy Policy," on Thursday, 04/5 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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.

James R. Schlesinger, former secretary of Energy and Defense, will give the keynote address at 9:15 a.m. on AWhat We Should Have Learned From 25 Years of Trying to Develop a National Energy Policy, and What We Still Don=t Know.@

Expert speakers from industry, government, NGOs and academia will speak throughout the day in the following panel sessions:

9:45 a.m. AThe Right Balance of Policies Affecting Energy Supply and Demand@

11:30 a.m. ABalancing the Need for New Energy Infrastructure with Impacts on Consumers and the Environment@

1:30 p.m. Luncheon address by Robert Kripowicz, acting DOE assistant secretary for Fossil Energy

2:30 p.m. AFinding the Right Balance of Policies to Achieve a Sustainable Energy Future@

4 p.m. AThe Politics of Balancing Competing Energy Policy Objectives"

The complete list of speakers is attached. The conference will be held in the Kenney Auditorium, first floor of the SAIS 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 Pamela Tomski at Wampler Associates at 202.861.2841.

For more information, contact Felisa Klubes in the SAIS Public Affairs Office at (202) 663-5626 or [email protected].

Monday, April 2, 2001
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Contact Person: 
Felisa Neuringer Klubes
Zip Code: 
(202) 663.5626