La Jolla Energy Conference


La Jolla, California • May 24-25, 2017
#LJC2017

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About the Conference


For over 25 years the Institute of the Americas has established a reputation as being an honest broker of dialogue and debate on key energy and sustainability trends in the Americas. On May 24-25 at the XXVI La Jolla Conference, we will carry forward that proud tradition and once again convene thought leaders, investors, government officials together with leading industry players in La Jolla for intense dialogue and policy debate, and take advantage of our world-renowned setting for networking.

This May, we will contemplate the current outlook for the region and look over the horizon as to the future trends, developments and their impacts that policymakers, investors and citizens in general must consider in the coming months.

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.

 

Agenda


May 24 (All Sessions after lunch at the Institute of the Americas on campus at UC San Diego)
12:30 pm
No Host 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,Vice President Energy & Sustainability, Institute of the Americas
Hojel Hall of the Americas Auditorium
 

Venue: Hojel Hall of the Americas Auditorium
 
3:15 pm
United States-Latin American Energy Cooperation Presentation of CAF-IOA White Paper



Venue: Hojel Hall of the Americas Auditorium
 
3:45 pm
The Trump Administration and Hemispheric Energy Policy: Surveying US Energy Policymaking, Border Adjustment Tax and Regional Energy Trade



Venue: Hojel Hall of the Americas Auditorium
 
4:45 pm
Stakeholder Engagement: Managing Complexity for Successful Outcomes

Venue: Hojel Hall of the Americas Auditorium
 
5:30 pm
Keynote/Plenary Session - The Exercise of Regulation: Balancing Oversight and Investment
Venue: Institute of the Americas Complex
 
6:15 pm
Cocktail and Sushi Reception on Institute of the Americas Plaza
Venue: Institute of the Americas Plaza
 
7:30 pm
First shuttle returns to Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
Venue: Institute of the Americas
 
7:30 pm
Nightcap Roundtable – Informal and off-the-record moderated conversation US-Mexico Energy Trade and Outlook
Venue: Institute of the Americas
 
8:30 pm
Shuttle returns to Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
Venue: Institute of the Americas
 
May 25 (at Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines)
7:45am
Industry Breakfast – Brazil’s Energy Reset


Venue: TBD
 
9:15am
Keynote Address
Venue: TBD
 
10:00am
Oil & Gas Plenary Session: Latin America’s Upstream Prospects and Outlook



Venue: TBD
 
11:00am
Coffee Break
TBD
 
11:30am
Argentina: Vaca Muerta, Renewable Energy and Beyond



TBD
 

 
12:30pm
Lunch
Featuring Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines Executive Chef’s Tasting Stations
TBD
 
1:45pm
Mexico: Consolidating the Reform Measures
TBD
 
2:30pm
Disruptors, Digitalization, Industrial Internet of Things and Cyber Security: The Future is Now




TBD
 
3:30pm
Coffee Break
TBD
 
4:00pm
Low Carbon Economies: Climate Action, Carbon Tax and Distressed Assets



TBD
 
4:45pm
Latin America’s Renewable Energy Wave: Alternative Energy is No Longer Alternative



TBD
 
5:30pm
Keynote Address and Closing Remarks
TBD
 
6:00pm
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.

  • Decio Oddone

    Decio Oddone

    Director General National Petroleum Agency (ANP) Brazil

    Juan Carlos Zepeda

    Juan Carlos Zepeda

    Chairman, National Hydrocarbons Commission (CNH) Mexico

    Francisco Monaldi

    Francisco Monaldi

    Fellow, James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy, Rice University

  • Victor C. Urrutia

    Victor C. Urrutia

    Secretary of Energy of Panama

    Rolando Gonzalez-Bunster

    Rolando Gonzalez-Bunster

    Chairman and CEO, InterEnergy

    Gustavo Hernandez

    Gustavo Hernandez

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

  • Carlos de Regules

    Carlos de Regules

    Executive Director, Agency for Security, Energy and the Environment(ASEA), Mexico

    Amal-Lee Amin

    Amal-Lee Amin

    Chief Climate Change and Sustainability Division, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

    Mauricio Tolmasquim

    Mauricio Tolmasquim

    Professor, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro & Non-Resident Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School

  • Mauricio Garron

    Mauricio Garron

    Director - Energy Analysis and Strategy, CAF- Development Bank of Latin America

    Ashley C. Brown

    Ashley C. Brown

    Executive Director, Harvard Electricity Policy Group

    Edgar Guevara

    Edgar Guevara

    Managing Director, Solar Turbines

  • David Victor

    David Victor

    Professor, School of Global Policy and Strategy, UC San Diego

    Nelson Narciso

    Nelson Narciso

    President, NNF Energy Consultancy and Non-Resident Fellow, Institute of the Americas

    Raul Garcia

    Raul Garcia

    President, R. Garcia & Associates

  • Lisa Viscidi

    Lisa Viscidi

    Director, Energy, Climate Change and Extractive Industries Program, Inter-American Dialogue

    Carlos Barrera

    Carlos Barrera

    CEO, Atlas Renewable Energy

    Duncan Wood

    Duncan Wood

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

  • Carlos Sole

    Carlos Sole

    Partner, Co-Chair Latin America Practice, Baker Botts

    David Crisostomo

    David Crisostomo

    Associate Director, Gas and Power IHS Markit

    Alvaro Rios Roca

    Alvaro Rios Roca

    Partner/Director, Gas Energy Latin America & DrillingInfo

  • Erin Blanton

    Erin Blanton

    Director of Natural Gas, Medley Global Advisors

    Angelina Galiteva

    Angelina Galiteva

    California ISO Board of Governors

    Aurélio Amaral

    Aurélio Amaral

    Director, National Petroleum Agency (ANP) Brazil

  • Walter Pesenti

    Walter Pesenti

    Managing Director in Berkeley Research Group’s Energy Practice

    Lucas Aristizabal

    Lucas Aristizabal

    Senior Director, Corporate Ratings, Fitch Ratings

Registration


 

    • $1,000

    • Early Bird

    • Registration Ends April 28
    • Register
    • $1,500

    • General Public

    • Early Bird $1000 until April 28
    • Register
    • $1,300

    • Corporate Members

    • Early Bird $1000 until April 28
    • Register
    • $250

    • Gov./Academic/NGO

    • Special Price
    • Register

Sponsors


To become a Sponsor for the XXVI La Jolla Energy Conference please contact
Energy & Sustainability Vice President Jeremy Martin. For more information about sponsorships click here

PLATINUM SPONSORS
BP
CAF
Sempra
GOLD SPONSOR
solarturbines
SILVER SPONSORS
BRG
ERM
BRONZE SPONSOR
Fitch Ratign

Energy Program Sponsors and Steering Committee


To become a Steering Group Committee Member please contact Energy & Sustainability Vice President Jeremy Martin

Venue


Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
10950 North Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, CA 92037 • Tel: 1-858-558-1500
Make a Reservation

May 15, 2017 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