Events

134 events found.
Thu, May 14, 2015
2 weeks, 4 days
Center for Energy Studies

Water and Energy Workshop: Understanding Impacts and Trade-Offs to Facilitate Transitions

James A. Baker III Hall, Rice University 6100 Main Street Houston, Texas 77005 United States
Thursday, May. 14, 2015, 8 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
Faculty and scholars at the Baker Institute Center for Energy Studies, Rice University, Texas A&M University and the Houston Technology Center will address the means and methods for tackling the pressing issue of sustainability in the water-energy nexus.
Fri, May 8, 2015
1 week, 5 days
Center for Energy Studies

The Value of Clean Air

James A. Baker III Hall, Rice University 6100 Main St. Houston, Texas 77005 United States
Friday, May. 8, 2015, 12 p.m.–1:30 p.m.
Drew Shindell, a professor at Duke University and a former NASA scientist, will discuss how society can make informed choices about activities that cause emissions leading to climate change and poor air quality.
Thu, Mar 26, 2015
Past event
Center for Energy Studies

The Fifth Eubank Conference on Real World Markets: A Focus on Energy

James A. Baker III Hall, Rice University 6100 Main Street Houston, Texas 77005 United States
Thursday, Mar. 26, 2015 8:30 a.m.–Friday, Mar. 27, 2015 noon
Speakers will explore the shifting economics and geopolitics of the energy landscape, the changing North American energy portfolio resulting from advances in hydraulic fracturing, and regional and global dynamics associated with investment in energy markets.
Wed, Feb 18, 2015
Past event
Center for Energy Studies

2015 State of Manufacturing

James A. Baker III Hall, Rice University 6100 Main St. Houston, Texas 77005 United States
Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015, 8:30 a.m.–10 a.m.
Jay Timmons, president and CEO of the National Association of Manufacturers, will present the major advances in manufacturing in the United States as well as current policy challenges.
Thu, Feb 12, 2015
Past event
Center for Energy Studies

Mexico's Energy Reform: Opportunities and Challenges for International Engagement in the Gulf of Mexico

James A. Baker III Hall, Rice University 6100 Main St. Houston, Texas 77005 United States
Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015, 8:30 a.m.–3 p.m.
The Center for Energy Studies will host a conference focusing on Mexico's energy reform and the latest developments in offshore oil and gas opportunities in the Gulf of Mexico.
Fri, Dec 12, 2014
Past event
Center for Energy Studies

The EPA's Clean Power Plan: Ambitiously Optimistic?

James A. Baker III Hall, Rice University 6100 Main St. Houston, Texas 77005 United States
Friday, Dec. 12, 2014, 12 p.m.–1:30 p.m.
Megan Ceronsky, director of regulatory policy and senior attorney at the Environmental Defense Fund, will discuss the framework proposed by the EPA and the options available to Texas and other states in designing their compliance plans.
Wed, Nov 19, 2014
Past event
Center for Energy Studies

Shell Distinguished Lecture Series — Shaping Sustainable Future Cities: Lessons from Shell’s New Lens Scenarios

James A. Baker III Hall, Rice University 6100 Main St. Houston, Texas 77005 United States
Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, 6:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m.
At this Shell Distinguished Lecture Series event, Cho-Oon Khong will present findings from the New Lens Scenarios, Shell’s latest set of big-picture scenarios.
Thu, Oct 30, 2014
Past event
Center for Energy Studies

The Shale Revolution: What Do We Know and Where Are We Going?

James A. Baker III Hall, Rice University 6100 Main St. Houston, Texas 77005 United States
Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, 8:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
The Center for Energy Studies will host a conference to discuss the shale revolution and its economic and policy implications.
Tue, Mar 25, 2014
Past event
Center for Energy Studies

Drones in the United States

James A. Baker III Hall, Rice University 6100 Main Street Houston, Texas 77005
Tuesday, Mar. 25, 2014, 4 p.m.–6 p.m.

In 2012, President Obama signed into law an aviation bill that will open American skies to drones over the next several years. Domestic unmanned aircraft have many uses that benefit society, including search and rescue, surveying, scientific research, and wildfire ...

Fri, Feb 21, 2014
Past event
Center for Energy Studies

The Geopolitics of Natural Gas

James A. Baker III Hall, Rice University 6100 Main St. Houston, Texas 77005
Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, 8:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.

One of the most dramatic energy market developments in recent years is tied directly to unconventional natural gas. Indeed, rapid growth in the production of natural gas from shale propelled the emergence of the United States and Canada as potential ...