Press Room

U.S. ENERGY INFORMATION ADMINISTRATION
WASHINGTON DC 20585

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 29, 2016

MEDIA ADVISORY:
2016 EIA Energy Conference

WHO:

Adam Sieminski, Administrator
U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

WHAT:

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) will hold its 2016 EIA Energy Conference on July 11 and 12, 2016

The EIA Energy Conference has become a premier forum for addressing energy issues in the United States and around the world. This event will bring together thought leaders from industry, government, and academia to discuss current and future challenges facing domestic and international energy markets and policymakers.

The conference will feature keynote speakers including:

John Holdren, Assistant to the President for Science and Technology and
Director, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy

Jeff Flake, U.S. Senator, Arizona
U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

Eddie Bernice Johnson, U.S. Representative, Texas
Ranking Member, House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology

Dan Gardner, Co-author of Superforecasting: The Art and Science of Prediction
and Advisor to the Prime Minister of Canada

Steve Kean, President and CEO
Kinder Morgan, Inc.

Gregory Goff, Chairman, President, and CEO,
Tesoro Corporation

Breakout session topics will include:

  • Clean Power Plan: EIA, EPA, and state and regional perspectives
  • Oil demand and transportation: Transportation sector developments affecting oil demand and price response
  • Climate—next steps: Perspectives from the United States, Europe, and China
  • Oil supply: The role of technology advances and other factors driving the current and future supply situation
  • Measuring energy efficiency: Opportunities from standardization and common metrics
  • LNG markets: Implications of a low energy price environment for demand and U.S. exports
  • Professional development: Careers in EIA
  • Renewable electricity: State-level issues and perspectives
  • Oil and natural gas: State-level issues and perspectives
  • Industrial energy demand and efficiency: Secondary processing and waste fuel use in heavy industry
  • World coal markets: The changing global landscape
  • Renewable energy and the transmission grid: Integrating renewable energy capacity into electric system operations
  • Information technology and the energy industry: How the application of information technology is driving change in the energy industry

The conference attracts U.S. and international attendees from government, industry, non-profit organizations, the media, and academia. You can view the complete agenda at: http://www.eia.gov/about/#conference2016

WHEN:

Monday July 11, 2016
8:45 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday July 12, 2016
8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

WHERE: Washington Hilton
1919 Connecticut Avenue, NW.
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 483-3000
MEDIA CONTACT: Jonathan Cogan, EIA, 202-586-8719, jonathan.cogan@eia.gov

Members of the media who will be covering the conference should contact Jonathan Cogan, 202 -586-8719, Jonathan.Cogan@eia.gov.

Non-media wishing to attend the conference should register at: http://www.eia.gov/conference/2016/index2.cfm#tabs-registration