BEAVER CREEK, Colo.--()--Stanford University’s Precourt Institute for Energy (PIE) and Precourt Energy Efficiency Center (PEEC), in conjunction with the Vail Valley Foundation, have announced a convenient way to access the discussions and presentations from this year’s Vail Global Energy Forum live via an exclusive Internet stream.
“Promises and Challenges for the Energy Economy”
The 2013 Vail Global Energy Forum will be live streamed by the Vail Valley Foundation and Rocky Mountain PBS for the duration of the forum on March 2 & 3, 2013. The event can be viewed at www.vailglobalenergyforum.com, or at http://www.rmpbs.org/vail during the following times:
March 2 – 12:30pm – 5:30pm
March 3 – 9:00am – 2:00pm
Kicking off Saturday, March 2 with introductions from the VGEF’s Executive Director Carl Colby and Vail Resorts’ Chief Sustainability Officer Mark Gasta, day one will feature an opening keynote on “Promises and Challenges for the Energy Economy” by Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper, as well as presentations from James Sweeney, Tom Siebel, Sally Benson, and Arun Majumdar.
Day two will showcase presentations by former U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman (D-New Mexico) and Admiral Gary Roughead, Former Chief of U.S. Naval Operations on Energy Innovations in the Military. Additionally, hydraulic fracturing presentations by Mark Zoback, of Stanford University and Jim Brown, President, Western Hemisphere, Halliburton will then take place, followed by panel discussions on natural gas and the energy financial markets.
The full agenda is available online at www.vailglobalenergyforum.com.
“We are thrilled to bring these knowledgeable and insightful leaders to a broad national and international audience,” said Carl Colby, Executive Director of the VGEF. “We understand the busy schedules and other barriers to being able to witness this discussion live and in person, and hope this is a good alternative to foster education, debate and exploration of America’s key energy issues.”
Single tickets for each day are still available for $65 per day. Tickets can be purchased for single day attendance online at www.vailglobalenergyforum.com or by contacting the Vilar Performing Arts Center at (970) 845-TIXS (8497); www.vilarpac.org.
The Vail Global Energy Forum, which takes place at the Vilar Performing Arts Center in the heart of Beaver Creek Village, is organized by Dr. James Sweeney of Stanford University, Jay Precourt and Carl Colby in collaboration with The Vail Valley Foundation. Details are available online at www.vailglobalenergyforum.com or contact the Vilar Performing Arts Center at (970) 845-TIXS (8497); www.vilarpac.org.
The Vail Global Energy Forum is a project of the Vail Valley Foundation. For more information, visit www.vvf.org.