2017 EIA Energy Conference

WHAT: The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) will hold its 2017 EIA Energy Conference on June 26 and 27, 2017.

The EIA Energy Conference has become a premier forum for addressing energy issues in the United States and around the world. This event will bring together thought leaders from industry, government, and academia to discuss current and future challenges facing domestic and international energy markets and policymakers.


The conference will feature keynote speakers including:

Colette Honorable
Commissioner, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

Greg Walden
Chairman, U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee

Alex Laskey
President & Founder, Opower

Scott Sheffield
Executive Chairman of the Board, Pioneer Natural Resources

Sun Xiansheng
Secretary General, International Energy Forum

Breakout session topics will include:

  • Gasoline fuel quality: The looming octane shortage
  • Renewable project financing: Current and future
  • The energy-water nexus and induced seismicity
  • The future of U.S. nuclear power
  • Natural gas infrastructure to serve growing markets
  • Human behavior and energy use in buildings
  • Petroleum exports: Competing in the global market
  • Electrification in developing countries
  • Coal—natural gas competition: The current state of play
  • “Big Data”and energy information
  • Energy data transparency
  • Global transportation, electric vehicles, and fuel demand

The conference attracts U.S. and international attendees from government, industry, non-profit organizations, the media, and academia. You can view the complete agenda at: http://www.eia.gov/conference/2017/agenda.php#conference-agenda

WHEN: Monday June 26, 2017
8:45 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday June 27, 2017
8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
WHERE: Washington Hilton
1919 Connecticut Avenue, NW.
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 483-3000
MEDIA CONTACT: Jonathan Cogan, EIA, 202-586-8719, ">
Members of the media who will be covering the conference should contact Jonathan Cogan, 202 -586-8719, ">.

Non-media wishing to attend the conference should register at: https://www.fbcinc.com/e/eia/attendeereg.aspx

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