|By Business Wire||
|February 3, 2014 08:15 AM EST||
U.S. Energy Secretary Dr. Ernest Moniz will join industry, policy, technology and financial leaders and leading experts from IHS at IHS CERAWeek 2014, March 3-7 at the Hilton Americas—Houston. Secretary Moniz will deliver a keynote address Wednesday, March 5.
“We are honored to have Secretary Moniz join us at IHS CERAWeek 2014,” said Daniel Yergin, IHS vice chairman and conference chair. “Energy’s role as the new crucible of competition is a key theme of this year’s conference. With unparalleled knowledge and experience in a career spent at the forefront of the world’s major energy challenges, Secretary Moniz offers unique insight on the issues and forces that are shaping our modern world.”
Prior to his appointment as Secretary of Energy, Dr. Moniz was the Cecil and Ida Green Professor of Physics and Engineering Systems at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), where he was a faculty member since 1973. At MIT, he headed the Department of Physics and the Bates Linear Accelerator Center. Most recently, Dr. Moniz served as the founding Director of the MIT Energy Initiative and of the MIT Laboratory for Energy and the Environment and was a leader of multidisciplinary technology and policy studies on the future of nuclear power, coal, nuclear fuel cycles, natural gas and solar energy in a low-carbon world.
From 1997 until January 2001, Dr. Moniz served as Under Secretary of the Department of Energy. From 1995 to 1997, he served as Associate Director for Science in the Office of Science and Technology Policy in the Executive Office of the President. He received a Bachelor of Science degree summa cum laude in Physics from Boston College and a Doctorate in Theoretical Physics from Stanford University.
IHS CERAWeek is recognized as a leading forum offering insight into the energy future. Chaired by IHS Vice Chairman and Pulitzer Prize-winning author, Daniel Yergin, IHS CERAWeek 2014, Energy and the New Global Competition, will bring together more than 2,300 delegates and feature more than 220 distinguished speakers to examine the accelerating pace of change in energy markets, technologies and geopolitics amidst a rapidly evolving competitive landscape.
Key Speakers at IHS CERAWeek 2014 Include:
(In alphabetical order. A complete list of speakers and full conference agenda are available at www.ceraweek.com)
- Nick Akins, chairman, president and CEO, American Electric Power
- Nizar Al-Adsani, chairman & managing director, Kuwait Petroleum Corporation
- Diezani Alison-Madueke, minister of petroleum resources and alternate president, OPEC, Nigeria
- Esperança Bias, minister of mineral resources, Mozambique
- Leonhard Birnbaum, member of the board of management – markets, services, E.ON
- Steve Bolze, president & CEO, GE Power and Water
- Sharon Burke, assistant secretary, operational energy planning and programs, U.S. Dept. of Defense
- Prabh Das, managing director & CEO, HPCL-Mittal Energy Limited
- Maria das Graças Silva Foster, CEO, Petrobras
- Gregory Ebel, president and CEO, Spectra Energy
- Chris Finlayson, CEO, BG Group
- Russ Girling, president and CEO, TransCanada Corporation
- Andrés R. Gluski, president and CEO, The AES Corporation
- Lynn Good, president & CEO, Duke Energy
- Javier Gutiérrez Pemberthy, president, Ecopetrol
- Sumayya Hassan-Athmani, CEO, National Oil Company of Kenya
- Jim Hughes, CEO, First Solar
- Joe Kaeser, president & CEO, Siemens AG
- Badar Khan, president & CEO, Direct Energy
- Bill Klesse, chairman of the board and CEO, Valero Energy Corporation
- Fred Krupp, president, Environmental Defense Fund
- Sam Laidlaw, CEO, Centrica PLC
- Doug Lawler, president, CEO, director, Chesapeake Energy
- Emilio Lozoya, CEO, Pemex
- Andrew Mackenzie, CEO, BHP Billiton
- Christophe de Margerie, chairman & CEO, TOTAL S. A.
- Gina McCarthy, administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
- Sospeter Muhongo, minister of energy and minerals, Tanzania
- Irene Muloni, minister of energy and minerals development, Uganda
- Marvin Odum, president, Shell Oil Company
- Joe Oliver, minister natural resources, Canada
- Carlos Pascual, special envoy, international energy affairs, U.S. Dept. of State
- Alison Redford, premier, Alberta, Canada
- Paolo Scaroni, CEO, ENI
- Adam Sieminski, administrator, U.S. Energy Information Administration
- Jean-Pascal Tricoire, chairman and CEO, Schneider Electric
- Takayuki Ueda, commissioner, Ministry of Economy, Trade & Industry of Japan (METI)
- John Watson, chairman & CEO, Chevron Corporation
- Liu Zhenya, president & CEO, State Grid Corporation of China
IHS CERAWeek 2014 will be held March 3-7, 2014 at the Hilton Americas Hotel in Houston, Texas. Further information and delegate registration is available at www.ceraweek.com.
Media registration is now open. Members of the media interested in covering IHS CERAWeek 2014 are required to apply for accreditation. Please send your name, organization, phone, email and organization Web site address to [email protected]. Once IHS has confirmed your eligibility, you will receive additional instructions that will enable you to complete your registration online.
About IHS (www.ihs.com)
IHS (NYSE: IHS) is the leading source of information, insight and analytics in critical areas that shape today’s business landscape. Businesses and governments in more than 165 countries around the globe rely on the comprehensive content, expert independent analysis and flexible delivery methods of IHS to make high-impact decisions and develop strategies with speed and confidence. IHS has been in business since 1959 and became a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange in 2005. Headquartered in Englewood, Colorado, USA, IHS is committed to sustainable, profitable growth and employs approximately 8,000 people in 31 countries around the world.
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