XXVIII La Jolla Energy Conference

XXVIII La Jolla Energy Conference

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May 22 2019 until May 23 2019/ 3:45 PM- 6:45 PM

Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
10950 N Torrey Pines Rd, La Jolla, CA, 92037, California
United States

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Why the La Jolla Energy Conference?

Every May the Institute of the Americas brings together thought leaders from government, industry, and civil society to facilitate dialogue, inform rational policymaking, and foster a deeper understanding of the Western Hemisphere’s most critical energy and sustainability issues. This year, in addition to Workshops led by international experts focused on issues such as community engagement and local content, they are adding several pre-conference activities slated for the afternoon of May 22 and the morning of May 23.



Teambuilding and Networking for early arrivals – transportation provided to and from the Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines

  • Kayaking at La Jolla Cove
  • Guided nature hike at Torrey Pines State Reserve



Pre-Conference Workshops – held at the Institute of the Americas and transportation provided to and from the Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines on the BYD electric bus

Stranded Assets: Understanding regulatory, economic and physical stranding and why it’s important

The Lithium Triangle in Latin America: Discussion of developments in Bolivia, Chile and Argentina of a critical natural resource input for energy storage and Electric Vehicles 


Post-workshop networking lunch on the IOA Plaza

 1:45 p.m.

First BYD electric bus to IOA from Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines

2:00 p.m.

Second BYD electric bus to IOA from Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines

2:00 p.m.

Registration and Welcome Coffee

 2:30 p.m.

Welcoming Remarks

  • Jorge Rosenblut, Chairman of the Board, Institute of the Americas
  • Theodore Gildred III, President, Institute of the Americas

3:00 p.m.

Investing in Latin America’s Energy Sector: Where is the money coming from? What is it going toward? How will it foster development?

4:00 p.m.

Tomorrow’s Power Sector Today: Digitalization, Distributed Energy Resources, Energy Storage and the Rapidly Changing Electric Sector

5:00 p.m.

Mobility and the Energy Transition: Biofuels, Natural Gas, EV’s and Autonomous Vehicles

6:00 p.m.

Cocktail and Reception on Institute of the Americas Plaza

7:30 p.m.

First shuttle returns to Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines

7:30 p.m.

Nightcap Roundtable – Informal and off-the-record moderated conversation

Venezuela: Where do we go from here?

8:30 p.m.

BYD electric bus returns to Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines

All Sessions on May 23 at Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines; sessions prior to coffee break in main Fairway Ballroom

8:00 a.m.  

Breakfast Panel – Colombia’s Oil & Gas Outlook and Market Development

 2:45 p.m.

Announcing the Madrid Energy Conference: Facilitating Debate of the Global Energy Transition

  • Jeremy M. Martin, Vice President, Energy & Sustainability, Institute of the Americas
  • David Voght, Managing Director IPD Latin America

9:15 a.m.

Latin America’s Upstream Outlook: How much oil for how long?

10:15 a.m.  

Bolsonaro’s Brazil Energy Outlook

11:00 a.m.

Unconventionals and the Evolving Global Market

11:45 a.m.  

Coffee Break

Concurrent Breakout Sessions/Roundtables – Off-the-record moderated conversations

Fairway A

12:00 p.m.

Cyber Risk and Cyber Security

12:45 p.m.

Does Transparency Still Matter: The Rule of Law, Combating Corruption and the Energy Sector

Fairway B

12:00 p.m.  

Natural Gas and LNG Outlook

12:45 p.m.  

Natural gas and Renewable Energy: Friends or Foes?

1:15 p.m.  

Lunch – Featuring Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines Executive Chef’s Tasting Stations in Fairway Gardens       

All sessions after lunch in main Fairway Ballroom

2:30 p.m.  

Venezuela: Policies and Plans to shape its Energy Future

3:30 p.m.

Argentina and Reigniting Regional Integration in the Southern Cone

4:30 p.m.

Conference Closing Panel: The Lopez Obrador Government and Mexico’s Energy Self-Sufficiency Goals

5:30 p.m.

Closing Reception overlooking the Torrey Pines Golf Course – Featuring San Diego Craft Beer Tasting and Cornhole Tournament


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General Public $1,600.00
Corporate Member $1,400.00
Early Bird (Ends April 15) $1,200.00


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