The Jackson School of Geosciences 2013 VIII Latin American Forum on Energy and the Environment will be held in Austin, Texas, March 4-5, 2013. The Forum is a unique by- invitation-only event that addresses a critical need to bring together government and industry decision makers, scholars and scientists, to foster dialogue around geosciences, technology, and energy and environmental policy issues.
This year our agenda is highlighted with such topics as the 2013-2014 Latin American & Caribbean Outlook, how to partner and meet our energy challenges, here is a view of our agenda (subject to change).
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Monday March 4 2013 - 8:15 AM
Keynote Remarks: Dr. Jason Bordoff, Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Energy and Climate Change on the Staff of the National Security Council (2009-2013), Professor Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs and Director of SIPA’s Center on Global Energy Policy; Charles E. Gholz – Associate Professor, LBJ School of Public Affairs; Mr. Eric Farnsworth, Vice President, The Council of the Americas, Washington DC
Monday March 4 2013 - 12:00 PM Keynote Luncheon
Keynote Remarks: Mr. John B. Connelly IV, Partner, Vinson & Elkins; Mr. Ward Farnsworth, Dean of The University of Texas at Austin School of Law; Ms. Melinda Taylor, Director, The University of Texas at Austin School of Law’s Center for Global Energy, International Arbitration, and Environmental Law
Tuesday March 5 2013 – 8:30 AM
Keynote Remarks: The Honorable Erick Archila, Energy Minister of Guatemala; Mr. Mark Lambrides, Director, Energy and Climate Change, Department of Sustainable Development, Organization of American States (OAS); Dr. Charles Hale, Director, Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies at the University of Texas at Austin; Mr. Eric Farnsworth, Vice President, Council of the Americas, Washington DC
Tuesday March 5 2013 – 12:00 PM Keynote Luncheon
Keynote Remarks: Dr. Phyllis Yoshida, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Asia, Europe and the Americas in the Office of Policy and International Affairs at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE); Dr. Juan M. Sanchez, Vice President for Research, The University of Texas at Austin