UIC Illini Center 

200 S Wacker Drive, Chicago IL 60606

Thursday December 14, 2017 | 8:30 am CST

 

 


Program Highlights

Global Energy Challenges Lecture

Climate change as a national security threat, cyber and physical infrastructure vulnerabilities, US government priorities, military preparedness, strategy, and operational energy analysis

Veterans in Energy Workforce Panel

Discussion about the transition from the military to energy industry and what working in energy means to continued service to the country.

Strengthening Our Future Energy Security

Senior panel discussion on adoption of advanced energy solutions with film segment from "The Age of Consequences." Hosted by the Chicago Council on Science and Technology


Speakers and Panelists

Roger Blomquist

Principal Engineer and Section Manager, Nuclear Engineering, Argonne National Laboratory (US Navy Veteran)

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Kristen Brown

Principal Business Technology Specialist, Utility of the Future, ComEd

George Crabtree

Director, Joint Center for Energy Storage Research at Argonne National Laboratory; Director, Energy Initiative at University of Illinois at Chicago

Thomas Day

Partner, Invent2026 (US Army Veteran)

Greg Douquet

Nonresident Senior Fellow, Millennium Leadership Program, Atlantic Council of the US (USMC Veteran)

Kevin Johnson

President, GlidePath Federal Solutions (US Army Veteran)

Michael Kuk

Founder, CERx Solutions LLC (Wisconsin Air National Guard Veteran)

Victor J. LaGroon

Director, Chicago Office of Veterans Affairs, City of Chicago (US Army Veteran)

Samir Mayekar

Co-Founder and CEO, SiNode Systems

Tom Morehouse

Executive Advisor to the National Renewable Energy Laboratory and Former Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for Operational Energy Plans and Programs

Greg Morin

Director, Office of Strategy, Performance, and Risk, Argonne National Laboratory (US Navy Veteran)

Stacey Paradis

Executive Director, Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance

Elizabeth Perez-Halprin

Founder-President, GC Green Inc (US Navy Veteran)

Karen Weigert

Senior Fellow, Global Cities, Chicago Council on Global Affairs

Chris Wheat

Chief Sustainability Officer and Senior Policy Advisor, City of Chicago

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Tom Wolf

Director of External Affairs, BP America


Sponsors and Partners