Presidential Initiative on Energy

Tuesday, May 6, 2008

Welcome and Opening Remarks

The Honorable Lawrence G. Wasden, Attorney General
State of Idaho
President, National Association of Attorneys General

John Grossenbacher, Director
Idaho National Laboratory

A Primer on Energy Issues and Language

Fred Lowther, Senior Partner
Dickstein Shapiro
Presentation (PDF)

Creeping In On Little Feet: Emissions & Their Influence on State Energy Solutions

Angela Beehler, Senior Director of Energy Regulation/Legislation
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

Mike Davis, Associate Laboratory Director
Energy and Environment Directorate
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Battelle Memorial Institute
Presentation (PDF)

Kelly Mader, Vice President of State Government Relations
Peabody Energy
Presentation (PDF)

Rob McKenna, Attorney General
State of Washington

Bringing Energy to the Market: Highways, Pipelines & Transmission Lines

Warren Belmar, Deputy General Counsel
U.S. Department of Energy

Robert Loeffler, Partner
Morrison Foerster
Presentation (PDF)

Catherine Cortez-Masto, Attorney General
State of Nevada

Global Climate Change and the Law

Tom Gede, Principal
Bingham Consulting Group, Principal
Bingham McCutchen LLP, Of Counsel
Presentation (PDF)

Michael Gerrard, Partner
Arnold & Porter
Presentation (PDF)

Douglas Gansler, Attorney General
State of Maryland

The Reality of America’s Energy Future: An Industry Perspective

John Hofmeister, President
Shell Oil Company

America’s Energy Demands & Realities

Bill Garner, Secretary and General Counsel
Spectra Energy Corporation
Presentation (PDF)

David Gilles, Attorney
Godfrey & Kahn
Presentation (PDF)

Ed Holland, Executive Vice President External Affairs, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Southern Company
Presentation (PDF)

William Sorrell, Attorney General
State of Vermont

From Regulation to Deregulation to Reregulation

Meade Browder, Senior Assistant Attorney General
Attorney General’s Office, Commonwealth of Virginia
Presentation (PDF)

Martin Goyette, Supervising Deputy Attorney General
Attorney General’s Office, State of California
Presentation (PDF)

Don Howell, Deputy Attorney General
Attorney General’s Office, State of Idaho
Presentation (PDF)

Gary King, Attorney General
State of New Mexico

Wednesday, May 7, 2008

New Thinking and Old Standbys

Norman Shilling, Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle Manager
General Electric Energy
Presentation (PPT)

Mark McKay, Vice President for Technology
Presentation (PDF)

Wayne Stenehjem, Attorney General
State of North Dakota

Developing New Sources of Energy in the Regulatory Environment

Joanne Spalding, Senior Staff Attorney
Sierra Club

Jason Hutt, Partner
Bracewell & Giuliani

John Suthers, Attorney General
State of Colorado

Nuclear Energy – Three Mile Island to the Present

Eric K. Knox, Associate Director for System Operations and External Relations (Yucca Mtn. Program)
Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management
U.S. Department of Energy
Presentation (PDF)

Paul Allen, Chief Environmental Officer and Senior Vice President
Constellation Energy
Presentation (PDF)

Ellen Ginsberg, Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary
Nuclear Energy Institute
Presentation (PDF)

Mark Bennett, Attorney General
State of Hawaii

Luncheon Speaker

Ward Hubbell, President
The Green Building Initiative

Alternative Energy Sources

Amy Brink, Director of State Affairs and Franchise Counsel
American Alliance of Auto Manufacturers
Presentation (PDF)

Steve Grasz, Partner
Husch, Blackwell, Sanders LLP
Presentation (PDF)

Jim McPherson, Executive Director
National Association of Attorneys General
President, National Association of Attorneys General

red logo