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MONDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2013
PARK HYATT WASHINGTON
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
REGISTRATION AND COCKTAIL RECEPTION
7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
DINNER
8:00 p.m.
KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Welcome Remarks

Terry O'Malley, Global Chief Executive Officer, DLA Piper

Keynote Address
The Honorable Edward Whitfield

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Speakers
Terry  O'Malley
Terry O'Malley, Global Co-Chief Executive Officer
DLA Piper
Congressman Edward Whitfield
Congressman Edward Whitfield, Chair, Subcommittee on Energy and Power of the House Energy and Commerce Committee
US Congress
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2013
PARK HYATT WASHINGTON
7:30 a.m. – 8:20 a.m.
CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
8:20 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.
WELCOME
Welcome Remarks

Roger Meltzer, Co-Chair (Americas), Partner, Corporate and Finance, DLA Piper

Introduction
Robert Gruendel, Global Chair, Energy Sector, Partner, Corporate and Finance, DLA Piper

Opening Address
Mark Finley, General Manager, Global Energy Markets and
US Economics, BP

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Speakers
Roger Meltzer
Roger Meltzer, Co-Chair (Americas)
DLA Piper
Robert J. Gruendel
Robert J. Gruendel, Global Chair, Energy Sector
DLA Piper
Mark Finley
Mark Finley, General Manager, Global Energy Markets and US Economics
BP
9:15 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
OPENING PRESENTATION
America's Energy Resurgence: Sustaining Success, Confronting Challenges

   

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Moderator
Andrea Grant
Andrea Grant, Partner, Government Affairs, Federal Law and Policy
DLA Piper
Speakers
Senator Thomas Daschle
Senator Thomas Daschle, Senior Policy Advisor
DLA Piper
Senator Byron Dorgan
Senator Byron Dorgan, Co-Chair, Energy Project Senior Fellow
Bipartisan Policy Center Energy Task Force
Senator Trent Lott
Senator Trent Lott, Senior Fellow
Bipartisan Policy Center Energy Task Force
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
LNG, Fracking And The Promise Of Economic And National Security

Technological change sparked by the fracking process has changed America's economic landscape and incentivized billions of dollars of investment. But will the political and environmental controversies surrounding fracking ultimately deny our country economic and national security benefits? Our panel will explore the long lead time and billion-dollar arrangements for US LNG exports and evaluate the impediments raised by opponents of fracking that threaten to derail investment.

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Moderator
Andrianne Payson
Andrianne Payson, Partner, Corporate and Finance
DLA Piper
Speakers
Ken Ditzel
Ken Ditzel, Principal
Charles River Associates
Kyle Isakower
Kyle Isakower, VP, Regulatory and Economic Policy
American Petroleum Institute
Scott Morrison
Scott Morrison, Government Affairs Manager
American Public Gas Association
Keith Meyer
Keith Meyer, CEO
LNG America
11:30 a.m. - 11:45 p.m.
BREAK
11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
How Will Emerging Clean Energy Technologies Find Funding?

Emerging clean energy technologies are percolating in Silicon Valley and other centers of innovation. As these solutions emerge, where will the funding be sourced and what can be expected of government support? Expert panelists will discuss the future of clean energy and the initial deployment of these up-and-coming technologies.

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Moderator
Steve Westly
Steve Westly, Managing Director
The Westly Group
Speakers
Richard Adams
Richard Adams, Director Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
Kacy Gerst
Kacy Gerst, Technology Market Advisor
ARPA-E
Jim Morrow
Jim Morrow, Senior Program Manager
Electric Power Research Institute (DC Energy Rep)
1:00 p.m. – 1:10 p.m.
BREAK
1:10 p.m. – 2:40 p.m.
LUNCH AND DISCUSSION
US- Canada Energy Trade

   

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Speaker
Ambassador Gary Doer
Ambassador Gary Doer, Canadian Ambassador to the US
 
2:40 p.m. – 4:10 p.m.
Canada To The Rescue? The Potential For And Constraints on Canadian Imports

As interest in Canadian oil and gas continues to grow around the world, what is the potential for imports of Canadian resources? Despite growing interest, multiple issues may lead to constraints on these much-coveted imports. With this in mind, an expert panel examines the issues surrounding the Keystone XL Pipeline and its expected impact.

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Moderator
Governor James Blanchard
Governor James Blanchard, Partner
DLA Piper; former US Ambassador to Canada
Speakers
David Goldwyn
David Goldwyn, President
Goldwyn Global Strategies, LLC; former US State Dept. Coordinator, International Energy
Pete Sheffield
Pete Sheffield, Vice President, Energy Policy and Government Affairs
Spectra Energy
Steve Wuori
Steve Wuori, President, Liquids Pipelines & Major Projects,
Enbridge
4:10 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
STATE OF ENERGY – COUNTRY REPORT
Introduction to our panelists

   

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Moderator
Ambassador Jeffrey Davidow
Ambassador Jeffrey Davidow, Senior Counselor
The Cohen Group
Speaker
4:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
STATE OF ENERGY – VENEZUELA
Positioning Post-Chavez Venezuela's Oil and Gas Reserves

Will the world’s largest oil and gas reserves soon be positioned to reach their full potential? If so, this will not only affect Venezuela, but the rest of the world. Our speakers will discuss how Venezuela plans to rebuild its economy and utilize the country’s resources in the future.

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Speaker
David Voght
David Voght, Managing Director
IPD Latin America
5:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
STATE OF ENERGY – BRAZIL
Energy in Brazil – Promise, Challenges and Choices

Brazilian offshore production is at its all-time high and increasing. In the continued pursuit of massive offshore production, how will policy be shaped? Roberto Viana and Bruno Chevalier examine what the future of Brazil’s energy has in store, as well as the challenges that accompany this immense pursuit far offshore and underneath the surface.

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Speaker
Bruno Chevalier
Bruno Chevalier, Managing Director
MPX
5:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
STATE OF ENERGY – MEXICO
The New Administration in Mexico and its Plans for Pemex

As political changes emerge in Mexico, how will this affect the future of Pemex’s oil and gas reserves? Our speaker will discuss the impacts of these changes as they relate to foreign investment and economic growth in this new political landscape.

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Speaker
Dr. Duncan Wood
Dr. Duncan Wood, Director
Mexico Institute, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
COCKTAIL RECEPTION

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