Agenda 2018

Penn State Energy Days 2018

Agenda is subject to change. The website will be updated with the most current information as soon as possible.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Registration opens at noon.

1:00–4:00 p.m. Lightning Talks in Senate 2 and 3

4:00–6:00 p.m. Poster Session Hallway outside of Presidents Hall

6:00–8:00 p.m. Dinner with keynote speaker Edward Mazria, Founder and CEO of Architecture 2030 in Presidents Hall

Thursday, May 31, 2018

Registration opens at 7:30 a.m.

8:00–9:00 a.m. Continental breakfast and networking session

9:00–9:10 a.m. Welcome and Introduction by Vice President for Research Neil Sharkey in Presidents Hall

9:10–10:00 a.m. President Eric J. Barron

  • Overview of Energy University
  • U.S. Council of Competitiveness
    • Suresh Sunderrajan, Associate Laboratory Director of Argonne National Laboratory’s Science and Technology Partnerships and Outreach Directorate
    • Christopher Gould, Chief Innovation and Sustainability Officer and Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy at Exelon Corporation
    • Deborah L. Wince-Smith, President & CEO of the Council on Competitiveness
  • U.N. Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) Partnership Global Building Network with Penn State

10:00–10:30 a.m. Networking Break

10:30–12:30 p.m. Morning Breakout Sessions

12:30–2:00 p.m. Lunch with keynote speaker, Christopher Gould in Presidents Hall

2:00–4:00 p.m. Afternoon Breakout Sessions

4:00–4:10 p.m. Break

4:10–4:30 p.m. Summary of Event and Next Steps in Presidents Hall