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2018 Program Details

Check-in & Registration

7:30am - 8:00am

Welcome & Introduction of Dean Daniel Pullin 

Jay Jimerson - President, Cardinal River Energy; Chair, Energy Institute Advisory Board

8:00am - 8:05am

Daniel Pullin - Dean, Price College of Business, University of Oklahoma

8:05am - 8:15am

Introduction of first panel - Jay Jimerson

8:15am - 8:20am

Panel One: The Future of Hydrocarbons

8:20am - 9:45am 

  • Is there an increasing role for natural gas in the future of power generation?
  • What is the future role of LNG exports?
  • Peak oil demand - Will it occur, and if so, when?
  • What are the current and future technology improvements that will be “game changers” in the world of energy?

Panel One Members

  • Moderator - Dr. Mike Stice, Dean of Mewbourne College of Earth and Energy
  • C. Michael Ming - Vice President - Executive Liaison for Marketing Technology at BHGE (Baker Hughes, a GE company)
  • Andrew Bradford - CEO at BTU Analytics, LLC
  • Dr. Joseph Stanislaw - Senior Partner, Bright Star Capital Partners


9:45am - 10:00am

Panel Two: The Future Role of Alternative Energy and Related Technologies

10:00am - 11:30am

  • Policy Issues
  • Technology
    • What is the future of wind and solar power?
    • What is the future of electric transportation?
    • What is the current state of electron (battery) storage, and why is this so critical to the future of alternative energy?
  • Demand Management - What is demand side management, and why is it so important?

Panel Two Members

  • Moderator - Dr. Bryan Hannegan, President and CEO, Holy Cross Energy
  • Thomas Flaherty – Senior Vice President, PwC Strategy Consulting Group
  • Paul Dabbar – Under Secretary for Science, U.S. Department of Energy
  • Michael Britt - Vice President - Energy Innovation Center, Southern Company


11:30am - 11:40am


11:40am - 12:15pm

David Lawler – CEO BP America, Inc. - U.S. Lower 48 Onshore