La Jolla Energy Conference


La Jolla, California • May 23-24, 2018
#LJC2018

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NEW THIS YEAR

There will be more topics, more breakout roundtable sessions, more debate and discussion, and more networking.

We are adding several pre-conference activities slated for the afternoon of May 22 and the morning of May 23:

• Workshops led by international experts focused on issues such as community engagement and local content

• Team building and networking activities including kayaking at La Jolla Cove and a guided hike at the Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve

We look forward to your participation in these exciting additions to the La Jolla Conference in 2018

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 (Draft)


May 22 Teambuilding and Networking for early arrivals

(Transportation provided to and from the Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines)

4:00pm-6:00pm
Kayaking
At La Jolla Cove
Where: La Jolla Cove
 
4:00pm-6:00pm
Guided Nature Hike
At Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve
Where: Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve

May 23 (at the Institute of the Americas)
11:00am-12:45pm
Pre-Conference Workshops – held at the Institute of the Americas and transportation provided to and from the Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
Local Content: What it is, what it isn’t and why it’s important
Lead Expert Presenter: Roger Tissot, Local Content Expert & Director, Gas Energy Latin America
Expert Discussant: Nelson Narciso, Non-Resident Fellow, Institute of the Americas & former Director at Brazil’s National Petroleum Agency (ANP)

The Social License to Operate: Managing environmental issues, stakeholder engagement and Fake News
Where: Institute of the Americas
 
12:45pm-2:00pm
Post-workshop networking lunch on the IOA Plaza
Where: Institute of the Americas Plaza
 
2:00pm
First Shuttle to IOA from Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
Where: Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
 
2:15pm
Second Shuttle to IOA from Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
Where: Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
 
2:00pm
Registration and Welcome Coffee
Where: Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
 
2:30pm
Welcoming Remarks:
Jamal Khokhar,President and CEO, Institute of the Americas
Jeremy Martin,Vice President, Energy & Sustainability, Institute of the Americas
Where:Institute of the Americas
 
2:45pm
Energy Transition Initiative and Electric Vehicles in Peru Report
Presentation of IOA’s New Programming and Initiative
Where: Institute of the Americas
 
3:00pm
The Exercise of Regulation: Balancing Oversight, Technology Advance and Investment for Markets in Transition
Where: Institute of the Americas
 
4:00pm
The Future of the Oil & Gas Industry in the Americas: Optimization, Innovation and Managing Costs and Empowering Communities
Where: Institute of the Americas
 
5:00pm
Natural Gas & LNG Plenary: The Continued March of Unconventionals and Evolving Global Market
Where: Institute of the Americas Plaza
 
6:00pm
Cocktail and Gourmet Taco Reception on Institute of the Americas Plaza
Where: Institute of the Americas Plaza
 
7:30pm
First shuttle returns to Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
Where: Institute of the Americas
 
7:30pm
Nightcap Roundtable – Informal and off-the-record moderated conversation Elections in Latin America: The Region’s Robust Political Cycle and Energy Implications
Where: Institute of the Americas
 
8:30pm
Shuttles return to Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
Where: Institute of the Americas
 
May 24 (All Sessions on May 24 at Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines; sessions prior to coffee break in main Fairview Ballroom)
8:00am
Breakfast Panel: Mexico’s Energy Sector and Market Development: Understanding the present and debating the future o


Where: Fairview Ballroom
 
9:15am
How far can or should renewables go as part of the region’s energy mix? Discussion of technology, financing renewables, the impact of new players from big box retailers to energy storage firms and the future of utilities
Where: Fairview Ballroom
 
10:15am
The Role of Natural Gas in the Energy Transition
Where: Fairview Ballroom
 
10:45am
Coffee Break
Concurrent Breakout Sessions/Roundtables - Off-the-record moderated conversations
Where: Fairview Ballroom
 
11:15am
Fairview A
Corruption, Transparency and the Region’s Energy Sector: The Role of FCPA and Anti-Bribery laws and how government and industry can confront this critical issue
Where:Fairview A
 
12:15pm
Cryptocurrencies and Energy: Is it the finance of the future?
Fairview A
 
11:15am
Fairview B
Distributed Generation & Energy Storage: Utility Scale vs. Rooftops
Where: Fairview B
 
12:15pm
Lithium, Batteries and Electric Vehicles: The New Geopolitics of Energy
Where: Fairview B
 
1:15pm
Lunch – Featuring Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines Executive Chef’s Tasting Stations in Fairview Gardens
Where: Institute of the Americas Plaza
 
All sessions after lunch in main Fairview Ballroom
 
 
 
2:30 pm
Venezuela: Where do we go from here?
Where: Fairview Ballroom
 
3:30pm
Argentina: Normalization and the Macri Administration’s Energy Reform Agenda

Where: Fairview Ballroom
 
4:30pm
Conference Closing Panel
Energy Reform, The Election and the Future For The Energy Sector in Mexico
Where: Fairview Ballroom
 
5:30pm
Closing Reception overlooking the Torrey Pines Golf Course – Featuring San Diego Craft Beer Tasting
Where: Overlooking the Torrey Pines Golf Course
 

Speakers


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

  • Guillermo Turrent

    Guillermo Turrent Schnaas

    Director General, CFEnergia, Comisión Federal de Electricidad

    Chris Sladen

    Chris Sladen

    President, BP Mexico

    Aldo Flores Quiroga

    Aldo Flores Quiroga

    Deputy Secretary of Energy for Hydrocarbons, Mexico

  • Guillermo Ignacio García Alcocer

    Guillermo Ignacio García Alcocer

    Chairman, Energy Regulatory Commission (CRE), Mexico

    Mauricio Roitman

    Mauricio Roitman

    Chairman, National Natural Gas Regulator (ENARGAS), Argentina

    Andrés Chambouleyron

    Andrés Chambouleyron

    Chairman, National Electricity Regulator (ENRE), Argentina

  • Carlos de Regules

    Carlos de Regules

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

    Amanda Maxwell

    Amanda Maxwell

    Director, Latin America Project, Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)

    Alfonso Blanco Bonilla

    Alfonso Blanco Bonilla

    Executive Secretary, Olade

  • William Candelaria

    William Candelaria

    Partner, DLA Piper

    Michael Harrington

    Michael Harrington

    Partner, Energy, Actis

    Francisco Monaldi

    Francisco Monaldi

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

  • Duncan Wood

    Duncan Wood

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

    Jonathan Wood

    Jonathan Wood

    Director, Control Risks

    Read Taylor

    Read Taylor

    Executive Director of Upstream, Sierra Oil and Gas, S. de R.L. de C.V.

  • Raúl Gallegos

    Raúl Gallegos

    Associate Director, Andean Region, Global Risk Analysis, Control Risks

    Brandon Simmons

    Brandon Simmons

    Chief Operating Officer, Tachyus

    Morgan Bazilian

    Morgan Bazilian

    Executive Director, Payne Institute, Colorado School of Mines

  • Katya Somohano

    Katya Somohano

    CEO, CFE Calificados

    Lucas Aristizabal

    Lucas Aristizabal

    Senior Director, Corporate Ratings, Fitch Ratings

    Enrique Marroquin

    Enrique Marroquin

    President, Hunt Mexico

  • Timothy Stephure

    Timothy Stephure

    Research Director, Latin America Gas & Power, IHS Energy

    Walter Pesenti

    Walter Pesenti

    Senior Vice President, Nathan Associates

    Guy Edwards

    Guy Edwards

    Research Fellow Co-Director of the Climate and Development Lab Institute at Brown for Environment & Society, Brown University

  • Roger Tissot

    Roger Tissot

    Local Content Expert and Director, Gas Energy Latin America

    Nelson Narciso

    Nelson Narciso

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

    Jaime Martinez

    Jaime Martinez

    Business Development Director, ERM Mexico

  • Jamie Finn

    Jamie Finn

    President/Co-Founder, Securitize

    David Voght

    David Voght

    Managing Director, IPD Latin America

    Soledad Mills

    Soledad Mills

    CEO, Equitable Origin

  • Mario Scaletta

    Mario Scaletta

    Partner and Power Sector Leader Latin America, ERM

    
Adam Borison

    Adam Borison

    Senior Vice President, Nathan Associates

    John Padilla

    John Padilla

    Managing Director, IPD Latin America

Registration

Take Advantage of Our Early Bird! (before April 30): $1,200


 

    • $1,600

    • General Public

    • Early Bird $1200 until April 30
    • Register
    • $1,400

    • Corporate Members

    • Early Bird $1200 until April 30
    • Register
    • $250

    • Gov./Academic/NGO

    • Special Price
    • Register

Sponsors


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

PLATINUM SPONSORS
BP
Sempra
GOLD SPONSOR
solarturbines
SILVER SPONSORS
Conoco Philips
DLA Paper
ERM
Fitch Ratign
BRONZE SPONSORS
Control Risk
Energy Intelligence
Nathan Associates

Energy & Sustainability 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 12, 2018 is the cutoff date for the La Jolla Conference preferential hotel rate

If calling our toll free reservation line, please refer to your group code: AEC518  
The toll free number to make your reservation is 1-877-414-8020.
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

Email us

Jeremy Martin