Tuesday November 13, 2018

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Atlantic Council

1030 15th St NW, 12th Floor | Washington, DC 20005

 

 

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    Subject to Change (All times in Eastern)

    8:00 am

    Participants Arrive

    9:00 am

    Welcome and Introduction

    9:30 am

    PLENARY SESSION 1

    Global Energy Challenges

    Keynote lecture on global energy challenges including, but not limited to: climate change as a national security threat; cyber and physical infrastructure vulnerabilities; US government priorities and diplomacy; military preparedness, strategy, and operational energy analysis

    10:30 am

    Break

    11:00 am

    EDUCATION TRACK 1

    Oil, Gas, Coal, and Nuclear

    Lecture on domestic and international trends in oil, gas, coal and nuclear industries: impacts on energy dependence and international market; environmental, economic, political, and regulatory considerations.

    EMPLOYMENT/ENTREPRENEURSHIP TRACK 1

    Military to Energy Transition

    Panel or lecture on lessons learned from other veterans working in energy, resources available, and preparation activities like interview tips or resume review

    12:00 pm

    Lunch

    1:00 pm

    EDUCATION TRACK 2

    Grid, Electricity, Resilience and Security

    Lecture on renewable energy industry trends; overview of domestic and international adoption of wind, solar, hydro, off-shore; sustainability and efficiency principles; technology gaps and investment needs; overview of economic soft power benefits of R&D; R&D investment trends and key research areas.

    EMPLOYMENT/ENTREPRENEURSHIP TRACK 2

    Entrepreneurship Sessions

    Panel or lecture on lessons from other energy entrepreneurs and resources available

    2:00 pm

    EDUCATION TRACK 3

    Renewable Energy, Sustainability, Efficiency, and Technology

    Lecture on renewable energy industry trends; overview of domestic and international adoption of wind, solar, hydro, off-shore; sustainability and efficiency principles; technology gaps and investment needs; overview of economic soft power benefits of R&D; R&D investment trends and key research areas.

    EMPLOYMENT/ENTREPRENEURSHIP TRACK 3

    Hiring a Veteran

    Lecture for companies interested in hiring veterans on the benefits of veteran employment and how to retain veteran employees. Discuss the important role business can play in ensuring veterans and military families have the support they need to transition successfully into civilian life.

    3:00 pm

    Break

    3:30 pm

    EDUCATION TRACK 4

    Energy Policy, Diplomacy, and Education Opportunities

    Lecture, panel or poster session on energy policy and education opportunities like higher education, certificates, and fellowships.

    EMPLOYMENT/ENTREPRENEURSHIP TRACK 4

    Energy Industry and Start Up Opportunities

    Lecture, panel or poster session on energy industry and startup opportunities.

    4:30 pm

    PLENARY SESSION 2

    Strengthening Our Energy Security Future

    Closing remarks or panel on the military influence and veteran’s role in adopting advanced energy solutions to diversify the U.S. economy, increase resilience & reliability, and mitigate the global impacts of climate change

    5:30 pm

    Reception