Today in Energy

May 30, 2017

The 2017 EIA Energy Conference is June 26 and June 27

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Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) is hosting its 2017 Energy Conference on Monday, June 26, and Tuesday, June 27, in Washington, DC. This two-day event provides an opportunity to meet and network with energy analysts, decision makers, and EIA staff. In previous years, about a thousand people from industry, government, and academia have attended the conference.

Session topics include:

  • The future of U.S. nuclear power
  • Petroleum exports: Competing in the global market
  • Coal–natural gas competition: The current state of play
  • Global transportation, electric vehicles, and fuel demand
  • Gasoline fuel quality: The looming octane shortage
  • Renewable project financing: Current and future
  • The energy-water nexus and induced seismicity
  • Natural gas infrastructure to serve growing markets
  • Human behavior and energy use in buildings
  • Electrification in developing countries
  • "Big Data" and energy information
  • Energy data transparency

Keynote speakers include:

  • Alex Laskey, President and Founder, Opower
  • Scott Sheffield, Executive Chairman of the Board at Pioneer Natural Resources
  • Dr. Sun Xiansheng, Secretary General, International Energy Forum
  • Greg Walden, U.S. Representative, Oregon, and Chair of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce

Following the sessions on June 26, EIA will host a reception where attendees can network and see demonstrations of EIA data and tools, including information on EIA's Open Data efforts. The reception also features information on EIA’s Residential Energy Consumption Survey, State Energy Portal, and the U.S. Electric System Operating Data tool.

Register for the EIA Energy Conference now.

Principal contributor: Dennis Mesina