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We Need Resilience to Survive and Thrive in this Changing World

How do organizations and communities position themselves for change? The need to balance energy choices, the risks and the impacts is more important than ever.

Join the conversation and weigh in with top energy leaders from across the USA at the Laufer Energy Symposium, as they discuss today’s most critical energy issues and future Resilient Energy Systems.

Keynote Speakers


Invited Speaker

The Roadmap to 21st Century Energy- Driven Prosperity

US Energy Security and Global Warming - Myths and Facts, Conflicts and Synergies

The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels

John Hofmeister Richard Muller Alex Epstein Photo

John Hofmeister

Founder and Chief Executive,
Citizens for Affordable Energy,
Washington, DC;
Former President, Shell Oil Company,
Houston, Texas

Richard A. Muller

Professor of Physics,
University of California Berkeley;
Senior Scientist at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory;
Founder of Berkeley Earth‌

Alex Epstein

Founder and President for the Center for Industrial Progress

 Session Speakers

Session I Integrated Energy Systems

Session II Unconventional Fuels

Session III Sustainable and Renewable Energy

Michael Webber Harvey Goodman Paul Roege

Michael Webber

Deputy Director of the Energy Institute;
Josey Centennial Fellow in Energy Resources;
Co-Director of the Clean Energy Incubator;
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin

Harvey E. Goodman

Chevron Fellow;
Rock Mechanics & Mechanical Earth Modeling‌

COL (R) Paul Roege

Partner, Creative Engineering & Educational Consulting,
Corvalis, MT


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