La Jolla Energy Conference


La Jolla, California • May 25-26, 2016
#LJC2016

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About the Conference


For twenty-five years, the Institute of the Americas Energy Program has brought together thought leaders from government, industry, and civil society to facilitate dialogue, inform rational policymaking, and foster economic development across the Western Hemisphere. The La Jolla Energy Conference each May is key to those efforts.

35+

speakers

In-depth analysis of energy trends from global thought leaders.

100+

companies

Exposure for your brand and expertise.

200+

participants

Unparalleled opportunities to network with clients and new partners.

 

Preliminary Agenda


May 25 (At the Institute of the Americas on campus at UC San Diego)
12:30 pm
No Host Networking Lunch -
Torreyana Grille at Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
Torreyana Grille at Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
 
2:15 pm
First Shuttle to IOA from Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
 
 
2:30 pm
Second Shuttle to IOA from Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines

 
 
2:30 pm
Registration and Welcome Coffee
Venue: Institute of the Americas
 
3:00 pm
Welcoming Remarks
Jamal Khokhar,President and CEO, Institute of the Americas and Jeremy Martin,Director, Energy Program, Institute of the Americas
Hojel Hall of the Americas Auditorium
 

Venue: Hojel Hall of the Americas Auditorium
 
3:15 pm
The Paris Agreement - Emissions Reductions Commitments and Implications for the Hemisphere – From Government to the Business and Finance Case
Hamilton Moss, Corporate Vice President for Energy, CAF – Development Bank of Latin America
Tim Duane,Professor of Environmental Studies, University of California, Santa Cruz & Visiting Law Professor, University of San Diego School of Law
Adrian Katzew,CEO, Zuma Energia
Michael Small,Executive Director, Renewable Cities / Carbon Talks, Centre for Dialogue, Simon Fraser University
Venue: Hojel Hall of the Americas Auditorium
 
4:15 pm
The Hemisphere’s Energy Outlook in a Volatile Commodity Market
Pedro Haas, Director of Advisory Services, Hartree Partners, LP
Gil Amengual, Director of Marketing and Product Strategies, Solar Turbines
Roberto Herrera, DR Country Manager, Interenergy
Roger Tissot, Research Fellow, King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center (KAPSARC)
Venue: Hojel Hall of the Americas Auditorium
 
5:15 pm
Plenary Session - Regional Energy Integration and Cooperation – Perspectives from the Hemisphere
Robin Dunnigan,Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Diplomacy, Bureau of Energy Resources, US Department of State
Francisco Xavier Salazar,Non-Resident Fellow, Institute of the Americas, Former Chairman of Mexico’s Energy Regulatory Commission (CRE)
Venue: Hojel Hall of the Americas Auditorium
 
6:00 pm
Shuttles to Birch Aquarium for Cocktail and Dinner
Venue: Institute of the Americas Complex
 
6:30 pm
25th Anniversary Celebration Cocktail and Dinner at the Birch Aquarium
Electric Vehicle demo and display courtesy of San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E)
Venue: Birch Aquarium
 
8:30 pm
Shuttle returns to Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
Venue: Institute of the Americas
 
May 26 (at Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines)
7:45am
Industry Breakfast – The Future of Transportation: Discussion of Innovation and Technology for Mobility, Electric Vehicles, Natural Gas and LNG and Implications for the Region’s Energy Sector
Tiffany Groode, Senior Director, Automotive Long-Term Planning and Scenarios Service, IHS Energy
James P. Avery, Chief Development Officer, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E)
Anthony Teo,Technology and LNG Business Development Manager, Region North America, Maritime, DNV GL
Venue: TBD
 
9:15am
Keynote Address - Argentina’s Energy Reset and Renewal
Daniel Redondo, Secretary of Strategic Energy Planning, Ministry of Energy and Mining of Argentina
Venue: TBD
 
10:00am
Latin America’s Upstream Prospects and Outlook: Discussion of Bid Rounds, Above Ground Issues and Stakeholder Engagement
Orlando Ribeiro, General Manager, Libra Asset Development, Petrobras
Felipe Arbelaez, Regional President Latin America, BP
Marcelo Paramo, Partner, DLA Piper
Walter Pesenti, Managing Director, Oil & Gas, Berkeley Research Group (BRG)
Venue: TBD
 
11:15am
Coffee Break
TBD
 
11:45am
Argentina’s New Energy Agenda
Richard J. Spies, CEO, Pan American Energy LLC
Gustavo Schettini, CEO, Energy Consulting Services
Daniel RedondoSecretary of Strategic Energy Planning, Ministry of Energy and Mining of Argentina
TBD
 

 
12:45pm
Lunch
Featuring Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines Executive Chef’s Tasting Stations
TBD
 
2:00pm
Keynote Address - Highlights on Mexico’s Energy Reform
Gustavo Hernandez, Director of Prospective Resources, Reserves and Associations, Pemex Exploration & Production
TBD
 
2:30pm
Mexico’s Energy Reform and Energy Transition

Gaspar Franco, Commissioner, National Hydrocarbons Commission (CNH) of Mexico
Duncan Wood, Director of the Mexico Institute, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
Jaime Martinez Mondragon, Business Development Director, Environmental Resources Management (ERM)
Nidia Grajales, Director of Market Surveillance, Vice Ministry of Electricity, Secretariat of Energy (SENER)of Mexico
TBD
 
3:30pm
Coffee Break
TBD
 
4:00pm
Financing the Next Energy Boom: Commodity Prices and Implications for M&As, Distressed Assets, and Investment
Carlos A. Sole III, Partner, Co-Chair Latin America Practice, Baker Botts
Cinthya Ortega, Director, Latin America Corporate Finance - Energy Sector, Fitch Ratings
Ronnie Hawkins, Managing Director, Investment Team, International, EIG Global Energy Partners
Jaime Carlson, Director, Global Finance, TerraForm Power
TBD
 
4:45pm
Renewable Energy, the 3 D’s and the Future of Energy in the Americas – Digitalization, Decarbonization and Distributed Generation
Guillermo Turrent, Director of Modernization, Federal Electricity Commission of Mexico (CFE)
Silvia Alvarado, Commissioner, National Electric Energy Commission of Guatemala (CNEE)
Dominic John, VP of Marketing and Industry, OSIsoft
Tom Doughty, Vice President of Customer and State Affairs, California ISO
TBD
 
5:30pm
Keynote Address and Closing Remarks
TBD
 
5:45pm
Closing Reception overlooking the Torrey Pines Golf Course – Featuring San Diego Craft Beer Tasting and a Culinary Tour of San Diego’s Neighborhoods
TBD
 

Speakers


Thought leaders from across the Western Hemisphere present policy updates and outlooks on the key energy trends and issues for the Americas.

  • Daniel Redondo

    Daniel Redondo

    Secretary of Strategic Energy Planning, Ministry of Energy and Mining of Argentina

    Orlando Ribeiro

    Orlando Ribeiro

    General Manager, Libra Asset Development, Petrobras

    Gustavo Hernandez

    Gustavo Hernandez

    Director of Prospective Resources, Reserves and Associations, Pemex Exploration & Production

  • Richard J. Spies

    Richard J. Spies

    CEO, Pan American Energy LLC

    Guillermo Turrent

    Guillermo Turrent

    Director of Modernization, Comisión Federal de Electricidad (CFE)

    Robin Dunnigan

    Robin Dunnigan

    Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Diplomacy, Bureau of Energy Resources,
    US Department of State

  • Felipe Arbelaez

    Felipe Arbelaez

    Regional President Latin America, BP

    James P. Avery

    James P. Avery

    Chief Development Officer, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E)

    Gaspar Franco

    Gaspar Franco

    Commissioner, National Hydrocarbons Commission (CNH) of Mexico

  • Adrian Katzew

    Adrian Katzew

    CEO, Zuma Energia

    Pedro Haas

    Pedro Haas

    Director of Advisory Services, Hartree Partners, LP

    Gil Amengual

    Gil Amengual

    Director of Marketing and Product Strategies, Solar Turbines

  • Carlos Sole

    Carlos A. Sole III

    Partner, Co-Chair Latin America Practice, Baker Botts

    Hamilton Moss

    Hamilton Moss

    Corporate Vice President for Energy, CAF – Development Bank of Latin America

    Cinthya Ortega

    Cinthya Ortega

    Director, Latin America Corporate Finance - Energy Sector, Fitch Ratings

  • Walter Pesenti

    Walter Pesenti

    Managing Director, Global Oil & Gas, Berkeley Research Group

    Gustavo Schettini

    Gustavo Schettini

    CEO, Energy Consulting Services

    Silvia Alvarado

    Silvia Alvarado

    Commissioner, National Electric Energy Commission of Guatemala(CNEE)

  • Ronnie Hawkins

    Ronnie Hawkins

    Managing Director,Investment Team, International EIG Global Energy Partners

    Tiffany Groode

    Tiffany Groode

    Senior Director, Automotive Long-Term Planning and Scenarios Service, IHS Energy

    Tom Doughty

    Tom Doughty

    Vice President of Customer and State Affairs, California ISO

  • Roberto Herrera

    Roberto Herrera

    DR Country Manager, Interenergy

    Marcelo Paramo

    Marcelo Paramo

    Partner, DLA Piper

    Jaime Carlson

    Jaime Carlson

    Director, Global Finance, TerraForm Power

  • Duncan Wood

    Duncan Wood

    Director of the Mexico Institute, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.

    Francisco Xavier Salazar

    Francisco Xavier Salazar

    Non-Resident Fellow, Institute of the Americas, Former Chairman of Mexico’s Energy Regulatory Commission (CRE)

    Tim Duane

    Tim Duane

    Professor of Environmental Studies, University of California, Santa Cruz & Visiting Law Professor, University of San Diego School of Law

  • William Candelaria

    William Candelaria

    Partner, Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP

    Anthony Teo

    Anthony Teo

    Technology and LNG Business Development Manager, Region North America, Maritime DNV GL

    Jaime Martínez Mondragón

    Jaime Martinez Mondragon

    Business Development Director, ERM-México

  • Roger Tissot

    Roger Tissot

    Research Fellow, King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center (KAPSARC)

    John Padilla

    John Padilla

    Managing Director, IPD Latin America

    Robert J. Gruendel

    Robert J. Gruendel

    Partner, DLA Piper, Global Co-Chair, Energy Sector Co-Chair, Latin American Practice Chair

  • Dominic John

    Dominic John

    VP of Marketing and Industry, OSIsoft, LLC

    Michael Small

    Michael Small

    Executive Director, Renewable Cities / Carbon Talks, Centre for Dialogue, Simon Fraser University

Registration


 

    • $1450

    • Early Bird

      • Registration Ends April 29
    • Register
    • $1700

    • General Public

      • General Public 2nd ($1600)
    • Register
    • $1600

    • Corporate Members

      • Corporate Member 2nd ($1500)
    • Register
    • $1350

    • Steering Group

      • Steering Group 2nd ($1250)
    • Register

2016 Sponsors


To become a Sponsor for the XXV La Jolla Energy Conference please contact
Energy Program Director Jeremy Martin. For more information about sponsorships click here

PLATINUM SPONSORS
sp3
sp7
GOLD SPONSORS
sp3
solarturbines
SILVER SPONSORS
BRG
sp3
BRONZE SPONSORS
sp5
sp7

Energy Program Sponsors and Steering Group


To become a Steering Group Member please contact Energy Program Director Jeremy Martin

Venue


Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
10950 North Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, CA 92037 • Tel: 1-858-558-1500
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May 16 is the cutoff date for the La Jolla Conference preferential hotel rate

The La Jolla Energy Conference is held at the Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines. With a breathtaking landscape and views of the majestic Pacific Ocean, the hotel offers a genuine San Diego experience. For more information on the hotel, see the Hilton web site.

For La Jolla Conference hotel room reservations, please be sure to book directly with the Hilton. The Institute of the Americas has not contracted any third parties or authorized any other companies to offer hotel accommodations associated with the La Jolla Conference.




Contact


 

Address

Institute of the Americas,
10111 N. Torrey Pines Road,
La Jolla, CA, 92037

Phone

+1 858 964 1715