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 (2017)


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
Presentation by Jeremy Martin, Institute of the Americas & Ashley Brown, Executive Director, Harvard Electricity Policy Group
Venue: Hojel Hall of the Americas Auditorium
 
3:45 pm
The Trump Administration and Hemispheric Energy Policy: Surveying US Energy Policymaking, Executive Orders, Border Adjustment Taxes and Regional Energy Trade
Carlos A. Sole IIIPartner, Co-Chair Latin America Practice, Baker Botts
David Victor Professor, School of Global Policy & Strategy, University of California, San Diego (UCSD)
Erin BlantonDirector of Natural Gas, Medley Global Advisors
Lisa ViscidiDirector, Energy, Climate Change and Extractive Industries Program, Inter-American Dialogue
Jeremy MartinInstitute of the Americas (moderator)
Venue: Hojel Hall of the Americas Auditorium
 
4:45 pm
Stakeholder Engagement and the Exercise of Regulation: Balancing Oversight and Investment and the Social License to Operate
Carlos de RegulesExecutive Director, Agency for Security, Energy and the Environment (ASEA), Mexico
Jim EllisCEO, Alberta Energy Regulator
Jaime MartinezBusiness Development Director, ERM Mexico
Nelson NarcisoPresident, NNF Energy Consultancy and Non-Resident Fellow, Institute of the Americas
Dayron UrregoDirector of Corporate Projects, Interconexión Eléctrica, SA (ISA)
Jeremy MartinInstitute of the Americas (moderator)
Venue: Hojel Hall of the Americas Auditorium
 
5:45 pm
Keynote Address – Brazil’s Oil & Gas Outlook: An Update on the Regulatory and Investment Framework and Bid Rounds
Decio OddoneDirector General, Agencia Nacional de Petroleo (ANP)
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
Co-Chaired by
Duncan Wood Director of the Mexico Institute, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
Jeremy MartinInstitute of the Americas
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)
8:30am
Industry Breakfast - Brazil’s Energy and Political Reset
Chaired by Paulo Sotero,Director of the Brazil Institute, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
André Regra,Advisor to Director General, National Petroleum Agency (ANP) Brazil
Rafael Ferreira,Advisor to the CEO, Empresa de Pesquisa Energética (EPE)
Jay Thorseth,VP Americas Exploration, BP
Venue: TBD
 
10:00am
Oil & Gas Plenary Session: Latin America’s Upstream Prospects and Outlook
Richard J. Spies, CEO, Pan American Energy
Lucas Aristizabal, Senior Director, Corporate Ratings, FitchRatings
Francisco Monaldi, Fellow, James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy, Rice University
Raul Gallegos, Senior Analyst, Andean Region, Global Risk Analysis, Control Risks
Enrique Grotz, Energy, Chemicals and Utilities South American Industry Head, Ernst & Young (moderator)
Venue: TBD
 
11:00am
Coffee Break
TBD
 
11:30am
Electricity Plenary Session: Evolving Commercial Dynamics of Latin America’s Gas and Power Markets
Victor Urrutia,Secretary of Energy of Panama
Raul Garcia,President, R. Garcia & Associates
Alvaro Rios Roca,Partner/Director, Gas Energy Latin America & DrillingInfo
Renato Pereira,VP Origination, Tellurian
Emilio Camacho,Chief of Staff, California Energy Commission (CEC)
Jeremy Martin,Institute of the Americas (moderator)
TBD
 

 
12:30pm
Lunch
Featuring Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines Executive Chef’s Tasting Stations
TBD
 
1:30pm
Mexico Upstream Plenary Session
Gustavo Hernandez,Director of Prospective Resources, Reserves and Associations, Pemex Exploration & Production
Carlos de Regules,Executive Director, Agency for Security, Energy and the Environment (ASEA), Mexico
Jeremy Martin,Institute of the Americas (moderator)
TBD
 
2:30pm
Mexico: Consolidating the Reform Measures – Markets, Regulation, Auctions & Pemex and CFE’s Evolution
Katya Somohano,CEO, CFE Calificados
David E. Rosales,Director General for Natural Gas and Petrochemicals, Secretariat of Energy (SENER)
Dario Febre,Head of Business Development and Strategy, Engie Mexico
David Crisostomo,Associate Director, Gas and Power, IHS Markit
Jeremy Martin,Institute of the Americas (moderator)
TBD
 
3:30pm
Coffee Break
TBD
 
3:45pm
Disruptors, Digitalization, Industrial Internet of Things and Cyber Security: The Future is Now
Marco Leon,InSight Platform Development Manager, Solar Turbines Incorporated
Gil Amengual, Director - Marketing and Product Strategy, Solar Turbines Incorporated
Walter Pesenti,Managing Director, Berkeley Research Group
Charles Ubell,Customer Service Manager – Cyber Security, Honeywell Process Solutions
Patrick T. Lee,Vice President, Major Project Controls, Sempra Energy
Jeremy Martin,
Institute of the Americas (moderator)
TBD
 
4:45pm
Latin America’s Renewable Energy Wave: Alternative Energy is No Longer Alternative
Rolando Gonzalez-Bunster, CEO, InterEnergy
Carlos Barrera, CEO, Atlas Renewable Energy
Mauricio Tolmasquim, Professor, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro & Non-Resident Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School
Angelina Galiteva, Founder and Board President Renewables 100 Policy Institute & California ISO Board of Governors
John Padilla, Managing Director, IPD Latin America (moderator)
TBD
 
5:45pm
Conference 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 (2017)


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

    Gustavo Hernandez

    Gustavo Hernandez

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

    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

    Richard J. Spies

    Richard J. Spies

    CEO, Pan American Energy LLC

  • Carlos de Regules

    Carlos de Regules

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

    Jim Ellis

    Jim Ellis

    CEO, Alberta Energy Regulator

    Katya Somohano

    Katya Somohano

    CEO, CFE Calificados

  • Enrique Grotz

    Enrique Grotz

    Energy, Chemicals and Utilities South American Industry Head, Ernst & Young

    Ashley C. Brown

    Ashley C. Brown

    Executive Director, Harvard Electricity Policy Group

    Dario Febre

    Dario Febre

    Head of Business Development and Strategy, Engie Mexico

  • 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

    André Regra

    André Regra

    Advisor to Director General, 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

    >Gil Amengual

    Gil Amengual

    Director - Marketing and Product Strategy Solar Turbines Incorporated

  • Dayron Urrego

    Dayron Urrego

    Director of Corporate Projects, Interconexión Eléctrica, SA (ISA)

    Raúl Gallegos

    Raúl Gallegos

    Senior Analyst, Andean Region, Global Risk Analysis, Control Risks

    Paulo Sotero

    Paulo Sotero

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

  • Mauricio Tolmasquim

    Mauricio Tolmasquim

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

    Rafael Ferreira

    Rafael Ferreira

    Advisor to the CEO, Empresa de Pesquisa Energética (EPE), Brazil

    Jaime Martinez

    Jaime Martinez

    Business Development Director, ERM Mexico

  • Charles Ubell

    Charles Ubell

    Customer Service Manager – Cybersecurity, Honeywell Process Solutions

    Marco Leon

    Marco Leon

    InSight Platform Development Manager, Solar Turbines Incorporated

    John Padilla

    John Padilla

    Managing Director, IPD Latin America

  • David E. Rosales

    David E. Rosales

    Director General for Natural Gas and Petrochemicals, Secretariat of Energy (SENER)

    DJamal Khokhar

    Jamal Khokhar

    CEO and President, Institute of the Americas

    Jeremy Martin

    Jeremy Martin

    VIce President Energy and Sustainibility Program, Institute of the Americas

  • Jay Thorseth

    Jay Thorseth

    VP Americas Exploration , BP

    
Abelardo Garcia

    Abelardo Garcia

    Oficial Mayor, National Hydrocarbons Commission (CNH) of Mexico

    Emilio Camacho

    Emilio Camacho

    Chief of Staff, California Energy Commission (CEC)

  • 
Renato Pereira

    Renato Pereira

    VP Origination, Tellurian

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
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Sponsors (2017)


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
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 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