The Geopolitics of the Energy Transformation

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Day 1 – Tuesday, January 19

TimeSession
8:00 – 8:15 a.m. EST / 5:00 – 5:15 p.m. GSTA CONVERSATION WITH H.E. DR. SULTAN AL JABER

Opening remarks by
Frederick Kempe, President and CEO, Atlantic Council

A conversation with
H.E. Dr. Sultan Al Jaber, Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology and Special Envoy for Climate Change, United Arab Emirates

Moderated by
Amos Hochstein, National Security and Energy Expert; Former Obama-Biden Special Envoy for International Energy Affairs, US Department of State
8:15 – 8:30 a.m. EST / 5:15 – 5:30 p.m. GSTA CONVERSATION WITH H.E. SUHAIL AL MAZROUEI

A conversation with
H.E. Suhail Al Mazrouei, Minister of Energy and Infrastructure, United Arab Emirates

Moderated by
John Defterios, Emerging Markets Editor and Anchor, CNN Business
8:30 – 8:50 a.m. EST / 5:30 – 5:50 p.m. GSTUAE DIVERSIFICATION POST-COVID-19: A CONVERSATION WITH MUSABBEH AL KAABI

A conversation with
Musabbeh Al-Kaabi, Chief Executive Officer, UAE Investments, Mubadala Investment Company

Moderated by
John Defterios, Emerging Markets Editor and Anchor, CNN Business
8:50 – 9:00 a.m. EST/ 5:50 – 6:00 p.m. GSTFATIH BIROL ON THE POST-COVID ENERGY SYSTEM

Presentation by
Fatih Birol, Executive Director, International Energy Agency
9:00 – 10:00 a.m. EST / 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. GSTTHE 2021 GLOBAL ENERGY AGENDA

A conversation with
H.E. Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, Secretary General, Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries
Fatih Birol, Executive Director, International Energy Agency
Mary Nichols, Former Chair, California Air Resources Board
H.E. Dharmendra Pradhan, Minister for Petroleum, Natural Gas, and Steel, Republic of India
Daniel Yergin, Vice Chairman, IHS Markit; Member, Atlantic Council Energy Advisory Group

Moderated by
Hadley Gamble, Reporter and Anchor, CNBC
10:05 – 10:25 a.m. EST / 7:05 – 7:25 p.m. GSTADSW SUMMIT PROGRAMMING: ENVIRONMENTAL, SOCIAL, AND GOVERNANCE (ESG) INVESTING

A conversation with
H.E. Khaldoon Khalifa Al Mubarak, Managing Director and Group Chief Executive Officer, Mubadala Investment Company
Laurence Fink, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, BlackRock, Inc.

Moderated by
Frederick Kempe, President and CEO, Atlantic Council
10:25 – 10:35 a.m. EST / 7:25 – 7:35 p.m. GSTADSW SUMMIT PROGRAMMING: ESG IN THE BOARDROOM

A conversation with
Christian Bruch, President and Chief Executive Officer, Siemens Energy AG

Moderated by
Eithne Treanor, Managing Director, E. Treanor Media
10:45 – 10:55 a.m. EST / 7:45 – 7:55 p.m. GSTADSW SUMMIT PROGRAMMING: NET-ZERO IN FINANCE

A conversation with
Noel Quinn, Group Chief Executive Officer, HSBC Holdings plc

Moderated by
Mina Al-Oraibi, Editor-in-Chief, The National UAE
10:55 – 11:25 a.m. EST / 7:55 – 8:25 p.m. GSTADSW SUMMIT PROGRAMMING: NEW IMPERATIVE, RENEWED FOCUS: NET-ZERO

Keynote remarks by
Bruno Bensasson, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, EDF Renewables; Senior Executive Vice President, Renewable Energies, EDF Group

A conversation with
Brad Bao, Co-Founder and Chairman, Lime
Anne Chassagnette, Chief Sustainability Officer, ENGIE Group; Chief Executive Officer, Rassembleurs d’Energie Impact Fund
Lucas Joppa, Chief Environmental Officer, Microsoft

Moderated by
Andrew Sollinger, Publisher, Foreign Policy
11:25 – 11:55 a.m. EST / 8:25 – 8:55 p.m. GSTADSW SUMMIT PROGRAMMING: DEMONSTRATING THE IMPORTANCE OF GENDER EQUITY IN COMBATING CLIMATE CHANGE

A conversation with
Danielle Baron, Global Head of Power and Utilities, Crédit Agricole
David Kenny, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Diversity Officer, Nielsen
Gayle Schueller, Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer, 3M

Moderated by
Mercedes Vela Monserrate, Associate Director, International Affairs, Abu Dhabi Global Market
11:55 a.m. – 12:25 p.m. EST / 8:55 – 9:25 p.m. GSTADSW SUMMIT PROGRAMMING: THE CIRCULAR ECONOMY AND THE END OF UNCHECKED CONSUMPTION

A conversation with
Ron Gonen, Chief Executive Officer, Closed Loop Partners
Luis Sierra, Chief Executive Officer, Novachem
H.E. Stientje van Veldhoven-van der Meer, State Secretary for Infrastructure and Water Management, Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management, Government of the Netherlands
12:30 – 1:00 p.m. EST / 9:30 – 10:00 p.m. GSTTHE ENERGY IMPLICATIONS OF THE ABRAHAM ACCORDS: A CONVERSATION WITH H.E. SUHAIL AL MAZROUEI

A conversation with
H.E. Suhail Al Mazrouei, Minister of Energy and Infrastructure, United Arab Emirates

Moderated by
Hadley Gamble, Reporter and Anchor, CNBC
1:00 – 1:30 p.m. EST / 10:00 – 10:30 p.m. GSTCHINA, ENERGY SECURITY, AND “THE NEW MAP:” A CONVERSATION WITH DANIEL YERGIN

A conversation with
Daniel Yergin, Vice Chairman, IHS Markit: Member, Atlantic Council Energy Advisory Group

Moderated by
Hadley Gamble, Reporter and Anchor, CNBC
1:30 – 2:30 p.m. EST / 10:30 – 11:30 p.m. GSTTHE CHANGING POLITICS OF CLIMATE ACTION IN THE UNITED STATES

A conversation with
The Hon. Kathy Castor (D-FL-14), Chair, Select Committee on the Climate Crisis, US House of Representatives
The Hon. David McKinley (R-WV-1), Member, Climate Solutions Caucus, US House of Representatives

Moderated by
Julia Pyper, Nonresident Senior Fellow, Global Energy Center, Atlantic Council
2:30 – 2:45 p.m. EST / 11:30 – 11:45 p.m. GSTENERGYSOURCE INNOVATION STREAM WITH TOKAMAK ENERGY

Featuring
Jonathan Carling, Chief Executive Officer, Tokamak Energy, Ltd.

Moderated by
Olga Khakova, Associate Director for European Energy Security, Atlantic Council
2:45 – 3:00 p.m. EST / 11:45 p.m. – 12:00 a.m. GSTENERGYSOURCE INNOVATION STREAM WITH SVANTE

Featuring
Claude Letourneau, President and Chief Executive Officer, Svante Inc.

Moderated by
Olga Khakova, Associate Director for European Energy Security, Atlantic Council
3:00 – 4:00 p.m. EST / 12:00 – 1:00 a.m. GSTDECARBONIZATION AND THE FUTURE OF US AVIATION

A conversation with
Jeremy Baines, President, Neste US, Inc.
Marc Hamy, Vice President, Corporate Affairs, Sustainability, and Environment, Airbus
Jennifer Holmgren, Chief Executive Officer, LanzaTech
Scott Kirby, Chief Executive Officer, United Airlines

Moderated by
Thomas Hicks, Founding Principal and Managing Director, Mabus Group
4:00 – 8:00 p.m. EST / 1:00 – 5:00 a.m. GSTBREAK IN PROGRAMMING
8:00 – 8:15 p.m. EST / 5:00 – 5:15 a.m. GSTREPLAY: A CONVERSATION WITH H.E. DR. SULTAN AL JABER

Opening remarks by
Frederick Kempe, President and CEO, Atlantic Council

A conversation with
H.E. Dr. Sultan Al Jaber, Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology and Special Envoy for Climate Change, United Arab Emirates

Moderated by
Amos Hochstein, National Security and Energy Expert; Former Obama-Biden Special Envoy for International Energy Affairs, US Department of State
8:15 – 9:00 p.m. EST / 5:15 – 6:00 a.m. GSTREPLAY: THE GLOBAL ENERGY AGENDA

A conversation with
H.E. Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, Secretary General, Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries
Fatih Birol, Executive Director, International Energy Agency
Mary Nichols, Former Chair, California Air Resources Board
H.E. Dharmendra Pradhan, Minister for Petroleum, Natural Gas, and Steel, Republic of India
Daniel Yergin, Vice Chairman, IHS Markit; Member, Atlantic Council Energy Advisory Group

Moderated by
Hadley Gamble, Reporter and Anchor, CNBC
9:00 – 9:30 p.m. EST / 6:00 – 6:30 p.m. GSTREPLAY: THE ENERGY IMPLICATIONS OF THE ABRAHAM ACCORDS: A CONVERSATION WITH H.E. SUHAIL AL MAZROUEI

A conversation with
H.E. Suhail Al Mazrouei, Minister of Energy and Infrastructure, United Arab Emirates

Moderated by
Hadley Gamble, Reporter and Anchor, CNBC
9:30 – 10:00 p.m. EST / 6:30 – 7:00 p.m. GSTCHINA, ENERGY SECURITY, AND “THE NEW MAP:” A CONVERSATION WITH DANIEL YERGIN

A conversation with
Daniel Yergin, Vice Chairman, IHS Markit: Member, Atlantic Council Energy Advisory Group

Moderated by
Hadley Gamble, Reporter and Anchor, CNBC
10:00 – 11:00 p.m. EST / 7:00 – 8:00 a.m. GSTTHE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION’S ENERGY AND FOREIGN POLICY AGENDA IN ASIA

A conversation with
Anatol Feygin, Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer, Cheniere Energy
Nopadej Karnasuta, Chief Financial Officer and Senior Executive Vice President, B. Grimm Power PLC
Benjamin Self, Vice President, Mansfield Foundation
Han Wenke, Senior Adviser and Research Fellow, Energy Research Institute, National Development and Reform Commission

Moderated by
Eunice Yoon, Beijing Bureau Chief, CNBC
11:00 – 11:59 p.m. EST / 8:00 – 8:59 a.m. GSTCHINA’S NET-ZERO GOAL: GLOBAL AND REGIONAL IMPLICATIONS

Keynote remarks by
Prime Minister Kevin Rudd, President and Chief Executive Officer, Asia Society; Former Prime Minister, Commonwealth of Australia

A conversation with
Pan Jiahua, Director, Institute of Eco-civilization Studies, Beijing University of Technology; Member of the Academic Board, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences; Member, National Expert Panel on Climate Change, People’s Republic of China
Amy Jaffe, Research Professor and Managing Director, Climate Policy Lab, Tufts University
Todd Stern, Nonresident Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution; Former US Special Envoy for Climate Change, US Department of State
Zhang Xiliang, Professor and Director, Institute of Energy, Environment, and Economy, Tsinghua University

Moderated by
Margaret Jackson, Deputy Director for Climate and Advanced Energy, Global Energy Center, Atlantic Council

Day 2 – Wednesday, January 20

TimeSession
12:00 – 1:00 a.m. EST / 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. GSTINNOVATING THE FUTURE: GREENTECH INNOVATION ECOSYSTEMS

A conversation with
Barbara Burger, Vice President of Innovation and President of Technology Ventures, Chevron Corporation
Peter Engelke, Deputy Director and Senior Fellow, Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security, Atlantic Council
Ilan Gur, Chief Executive Officer, Activate
Emily Reichert, Chief Executive Officer, Greentown Labs

Moderated by
Akshat Rathi, Reporter, Bloomberg News; Nonresident Senior Fellow, Global Energy Center, Atlantic Council
1:00 – 2:00 a.m. EST / 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. GSTNUCLEAR BEYOND POWER: HYDROGEN, HEAT, AND DESALINATION

A conversation with
H.E. Mohamed Al Hammadi, Chief Executive Officer, Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation
Kirsty Gogan, Managing Partner, LucidCatalyst
Seth Grae, President and CEO, Lightbridge Corporation
Simon Irish, Chief Executive Officer, Terrestrial Energy

Moderated by
Shannon Bragg-Sitton, Lead, Integrated Energy Systems, Idaho National Laboratory
4:00 – 5:00 a.m. EST / 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. GSTASIA’S ROLE IN THE ENERGY TRANSITION (CO-HOSTED WITH SINGAPORE INTERNATIONAL ENERGY WEEK)

Keynote remarks by
Rida Mulyana, Director General of Electricity, Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, Republic of Indonesia

A conversation with
Allard M Nooy, Chief Executive Officer, Infraco Asia Development Pte Ltd
Beni Suryadi, Manager of Power, Fossil Fuels, Alternative Energy, and Storage, ASEAN Centre for Energy
Masakazu Toyoda, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, The Institute of Energy Economics, Japan
Zhai Yongping, Chief, Energy Sector Group, Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department, Asian Development Bank

Moderated by
Margaret Jackson, Deputy Director for Climate and Advanced Energy, Global Energy Center, Atlantic Council
5:00 – 6:00 a.m. EST / 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. GSTNET-ZERO PLEDGES: FROM VISION TO REALITY

A conversation with
Luis Cabra, Executive Managing Director of Energy Transition, Sustainability, and Technology; Deputy CEO, Repsol
Tim Holt, Member of the Executive Board and Labor Director, Siemens Energy
Shinichi Kihara, Deputy Commissioner for International Affairs, Agency for Natural Resources and Energy, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan
John Pearson, Chief Operating Officer, Petrofac
Andreas Schierenbeck, Chief Executive Officer, Uniper

Moderated by
Eithne Treanor, Managing Director, E. Treanor Media
6:00 – 7:00 a.m. EST / 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. GSTTHE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION’S ENERGY AND FOREIGN POLICY AGENDA IN THE MIDDLE EAST

A conversation with
Ebtesam Al-Ketbi, President, Emirates Policy Center
Amb. Carlos Pascual, Senior Vice President for Global Energy, IHS Markit; Distinguished Fellow, Global Energy Center, Atlantic Council; Former Special Envoy and Coordinator for International Energy Affairs, US Department of State
Brenda Shaffer, Nonresident Senior Fellow, Global Energy Center, Atlantic Council
William Wechsler, Director, Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East, Atlantic Council
Amos Yadlin, Executive Director, Institute for National Security Studies, Tel Aviv University

Moderated by
Kirsten Fontenrose, Director, Scowcroft Middle East Security Initiative, Atlantic Council
7:00 – 8:00 a.m. EST / 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. GSTTHE ROLE OF THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA IN THE ENERGY TRANSITION

A conversation with
Yousif Al Ali, Executive Director, Masdar Clean Energy
Ahmad Al Khowaiter, Chief Technical Officer, Saudi Aramco
H.E. Hala Adel Al-Zawati, Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
Caspar Herzberg, President, Middle East and North Africa, Schneider Electric
Jean-François Seznec, Nonresident Senior Fellow, Global Energy Center, Atlantic Council

Moderated by
Jennifer Gnana, Energy Correspondent, The National
8:00 – 9:00 a.m. EST / 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. GSTREIMAGINING THE TRANSATLANTIC ENERGY AND CLIMATE RELATIONSHIP

A conversation with
Amb. Richard Morningstar, Founding Chairman, Global Energy Center, Atlantic Council
H.E. Michał Kurtyka, Minister of Climate and Environment, Republic of Poland
H.E. Ditte Juul Jørgensen, Director General for Energy, European Commission

Moderated by
John Defterios, Emerging Markets Editor and Anchor, CNN Business
9:00 – 10:00 a.m. EST / 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. GSTDELIVERING ENERGY ACCESS IN THE DEVELOPING WORLD

Keynote remarks by
H.E. Tawfiq-e-Elahi Chowdhury, Energy Advisor to the Prime Minister, People’s Republic of Bangladesh

A conversation with
Kerry Adler, Founder, President, and Chief Executive Officer, SkyPower Global
Sama Bilbao y León, Director General, World Nuclear Association
Alain Ebobissé, Chief Executive Officer, Africa50
Melanie Kenderdine, Principal, Energy Futures Initiative
Steven Kobos, President and CEO, Excelerate Energy L.P.
Mele Kyari, Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation

Moderated by
Terzah Tippin Poe, Lecturer, Harvard University
10:00 – 11:00 a.m. EST / 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. GSTAMERICA AND THE WORLD: ENERGY AND SECURITY

A conversation with
Helima Croft, Managing Director and Global Head of Commodity Strategy, RBC Capital Markets
Meghan O’Sullivan, Jeane Kirkpatrick Professor of the Practice of International Affairs and Director, Geopolitics of Energy Project, The Harvard Kennedy School of Government; Former Deputy National Security Adviser on Iraq and Afghanistan, United States of America
Gen. David Petraeus (USA, Ret.), Partner, KKR; Chairman, KKR Global Institute; Former Director, Central Intelligence Agency
 
Moderated by
Andrew Sollinger, Publisher, Foreign Policy
11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. EST / 8:00 – 10:30 p.m. GSTUS PRESIDENTIAL INAUGURATION LIVESTREAM

Commentary by
Frederick Kempe, President and CEO, Atlantic Council
Capricia Penavic Marshall, Ambassador-in-Residence; Senior Advisor, Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center Advisory Council, Atlantic Council
1:30 – 2:30 p.m. EST / 10:30 – 11:30 p.m. GSTFAST THINKING: VIEWS OF THE INAUGURATION FROM AROUND THE WORLD

A conversation with
Prime Minister Carl Bildt, Former Prime Minister, Kingdom of Sweden
Stephen Hadley, Executive Vice Chair, Atlantic Council; Former National Security Advisor to the President of the United States
Secretary Ernest Moniz, President and CEO, Energy Futures Initiative; Former US Secretary of Energy
Minister Ana Palacio, Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Kingdom of Spain
The Rt. Hon. Lord George Robertson, Member, International Advisory Board, Atlantic Council; Former Secretary General, NATO

Moderated by
Frederick Kempe, President and CEO, Atlantic Council
3:00 – 3:30 p.m. EST / 12:00 a.m. GSTTHE ENERGY IMPLICATIONS OF THE ABRAHAM ACCORDS: A CONVERSATION WITH H.E. YUVAL STEINITZ

A conversation with
H.E. Yuval Steinitz, Minister of National Infrastructure, Energy, and Water, State of Israel

Moderated by
Hadley Gamble, Reporter and Anchor, CNBC
3:30 – 4:00 P.M. EST / 12:30 -1:00 A.M. GSTREBUILDING LIBYA’S ENERGY SECTOR: A CONVERSATION WITH MUSTAFA SANALLA

A conversation with
Mustafa Sanalla, Chairman, National Oil Corporation, State of Libya

Moderated by
Helima Croft, Managing Director and Global Head of Commodity Strategy, RBC Capital Markets
4:00 – 5:00 p.m. EST / 1:00 – 2:00 a.m. GSTNUCLEAR INNOVATION: PROJECTIONS FOR THE NEXT DECADE

A conversation with
Caroline Cochran, Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer, Oklo
Chris Levesque, President and CEO, TerraPower
Daniel Poneman, President and CEO, Centrus Energy Corporation
Rumina Velshi, President and CEO, Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission

Moderated by
Jackie Kempfer, Senior Policy Advisor, Climate and Energy Program, Third Way; Nonresident Senior Fellow, Global Energy Center, Atlantic Council
5:00 – 7:40 p.m. EST / 2:00 – 4:40 a.m. GSTBREAK IN PROGRAMMING
7:40 – 9:00 p.m. EST / 4:40 – 6:00 a.m. GSTREPLAY: AMERICA AND THE WORLD: ENERGY AND SECURITY

A conversation with
Helima Croft, Managing Director and Global Head of Commodity Strategy, RBC Capital Markets
Meghan O’Sullivan, Jeane Kirkpatrick Professor of the Practice of International Affairs and Director, Geopolitics of Energy Project, The Harvard Kennedy School of Government; Former Deputy National Security Adviser on Iraq and Afghanistan, United States of America
Gen. David Petraeus (USA, Ret.), Partner, KKR; Chairman, KKR Global Institute; Former Director, Central Intelligence Agency

Moderated by
Andrew Sollinger, Publisher, Foreign Policy
9:00 – 10:00 p.m. EST / 6:00 – 7:00 a.m. GSTREPLAY: FAST THINKING: VIEWS OF THE INAUGURATION FROM AROUND THE WORLD

A conversation with
Prime Minister Carl Bildt, Former Prime Minister, Kingdom of Sweden
Stephen Hadley, Executive Vice Chair, Atlantic Council; Former National Security Advisor to the President of the United States
Secretary Ernest Moniz, President and CEO, Energy Futures Initiative; Former US Secretary of Energy
Minister Ana Palacio, Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Kingdom of Spain
The Rt. Hon. Lord George Robertson, Member, International Advisory Board, Atlantic Council; Former Secretary General, NATO

Moderated by
Frederick Kempe, President and CEO, Atlantic Council
10:00 – 11:00 p.m. EST / 7:00 – 8:00 a.m. GSTREPLAY: REIMAGINING THE TRANSATLANTIC ENERGY AND CLIMATE RELATIONSHIP

A conversation with
Amb. Richard Morningstar, Founding Chairman, Global Energy Center, Atlantic Council
H.E. Michał Kurtyka, Minister of Climate and Environment, Republic of Poland
H.E. Ditte Juul Jørgensen, Director General for Energy, European Commission

Moderated by
John Defterios, Emerging Markets Editor and Anchor, CNN Business
11:00 – 11:59 p.m. EST / 8:00 – 8:59 a.m. GSTGLOBAL TRADE AND THE ENERGY TRANSITION

A conversation with

George Frampton, Senior Fellow, Global Energy Center, Atlantic Council
Deborah Lehr, Vice Chairman and Executive Director, Paulson Institute
David Livingston, Senior Analyst, Eurasia Group; Nonresident Senior Fellow, Global Energy Center, Atlantic Council
Jean-François Tremblay, Deputy Minister of Natural Resources, Canada

Moderated by
Amb. Paula Dobriansky, Senior Fellow, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School of Government; Former Under Secretary of State for Global Affairs

Day 3 – Thursday, January 21

TimeSession
12:00 – 1:00 a.m. EST / 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. GSTNEW GLOBAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR NUCLEAR

A conversation with
Cosmin Ghita, Chief Executive Officer, Nuclearelectrica
Collins Juma, Chief Executive Officer, Nuclear Power and Energy Agency, Republic of Kenya
Amb. Laura Holgate, Vice President, Materials Risk Management, Nuclear Threat Initiative
Kalev Kallemets, Chief Executive Officer, Fermi Energia
Marcelo Gomes da Silva, Business Development Manager, Eletronuclear
John Hopkins, Chairman and CEO, NuScale Power

Moderated by
Jennifer Gordon, Managing Editor and Senior Fellow, Global Energy Center, Atlantic Council
4:00 – 5:00 a.m. EST / 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. GST2021 OIL MARKET OUTLOOK: BOOM OR BUST?

Keynote remarks by
H.E. Gabriel Mbaga Obiang Lima, Minister of Mines and Hydrocarbons, Republic of Equatorial Guinea

A conversation with
Toril Bosoni, Head, Oil Markets Division; Editor, Oil Market Report, International Energy Agency
Dean Foreman, Chief Economist, American Petroleum Institute
Chris Midgley, Global Head of Analytics, S&P Global Platts
Carole Nakhle, Founder and CEO, Crystol Energy
Alex Booth, Head of Research, Kpler

Moderated by
Robert Johnston, Managing Director, Energy, Climate, and Resources, Eurasia Group; Nonresident Senior Fellow, Global Energy Center, Atlantic Council
5:00 – 5:45 a.m. EST / 2:00 – 2:45 p.m. GSTRESILIENT ELECTRICITY SYSTEMS: LESSONS LEARNED FROM COVID-19 

A conversation with
Mohamed Hilal Al Zaabi, Executive Director for Regulatory Affairs, Abu Dhabi Department of Energy
Beatrix Natter, Executive Vice President, Transmission, Siemens Energy
Michael Train, President, Emerson; Chairman, Emerson Automation Solutions

Moderated by
Phillip Cornell, Principal, The Economist Intelligence Unit; Nonresident Senior Fellow, Global Energy Center, Atlantic Council
5:45 – 6:30 a.m. EST / 2:45 – 3:30 p.m. GSTTHE CIRCULAR CARBON ECONOMY: IMPLEMENTING THE G20 COMMUNIQUE

A conversation with
Joseph Anis, President & CEO, Middle East, North Africa, and South Asia, GE Gas Power
Bill Brown, Chief Executive Officer, NET Power
Regina Mayor, Global Head of Energy, KPMG
Paddy Padmanathan, President and CEO, ACWA Power
Rich Powell, Executive Director, ClearPath

Moderated by
Adam Sieminski, President, King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center
6:30 – 7:00 a.m. EST / 3:30 – 4:00 p.m. GSTENERGY ADDITION: DO RENEWABLES MEAN THE END OF OIL & GAS?

A conversation with
Hunter Hunt, Chief Executive Officer, Hunt Consolidated, Inc.

Moderated by
Frederick Kempe, President and CEO, Atlantic Council
7:00 – 8:00 a.m. EST / 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. GSTA CONVERSATION WITH HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS THE PRINCE OF WALES AND GLOBAL CEOS

A conversation with
His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales
Bernard Looney, Chief Executive Officer, BP
Brian Moynihan, Chairman of the Board and CEO, Bank of America

Moderated by
Frederick Kempe, President and CEO, Atlantic Council
8:00 – 9:00 a.m. EST / 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. GSTACCELERATING THE HYDROGEN ECONOMY

A conversation with
Marco Alverà, Chief Executive Officer, Snam
Robert Do, President and CEO, SGH2
Michele Fiorentino, Executive Vice President, Chief Strategy & Investment Officer, Baker Hughes
Michaela Kendall, Chief Executive Officer, Adelan; UK Champion, Mission Innovation
Masakazu Toyoda, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Institute of Energy Economics, Japan

Moderated by
Randolph Bell, Director, Global Energy Center, and Richard Morningstar Chair for Global Energy Security, Atlantic Council
9:00 – 9:15 a.m. EST / 6:00 – 6:15 p.m. GSTENERGYSOURCE INNOVATION STREAM WITH LEO SIMONOVICH

Featuring
Leo Simonovich, Vice President and Global Head, Industrial Cyber and Digital Security, Siemens

Moderated by
Olga Khakova, Associate Director for European Energy Security, Global Energy Center, Atlantic Council
9:15 – 10:00 a.m. EST / 6:15 – 7:00 p.m. GSTCYBERSECURITY AND THE DIGITALIZATION OF THE OIL & GAS SECTOR

Keynote remarks by
Gen. Wesley Clark (USA, Ret.), Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Wesley K. Clark & Associates

A conversation with
Reem Al-Shammari, Chief Information Security Officer, Team Leader, Information Security, Kuwait Oil Company
Thorbjörn Fors, Executive Vice President, Industrial Applications Division, Siemens
John Markus Lervik, Co-Founder and CEO, Cognite
Dario Pagani, Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Eni

Moderated by
Georges de Moura, Head of Industry Solutions, Platform for Shaping the Future of Cybersecurity and Digital Trust, World Economic Forum
10:00 – 11:00 a.m. EST / 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. GSTENSURING JUSTICE IN THE ENERGY TRANSITION

A conversation with
Sunita Narain, Director General, Centre for Science and Environment
Bonnie Norman, President, E3 International
Jacqueline Patterson, Senior Director, Environmental and Climate Justice Program, NAACP

Moderated by
Robert Hayward, Chief Operating Officer, Chem-Energy; Veterans Advanced Energy Fellow, Atlantic Council Global Energy Center
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. EST / 8:00 – 9:00 p.m. GSTNET-ZERO AND THE FUTURE OF NATURAL GAS

A conversation with
Fatima Al Nuaimi, Chief Executive Officer, ADNOC LNG
Shaikh Nawaf Saud Al-Sabah, Chief Executive Officer, Kuwait Foreign Petroleum Exploration Company (KUFPEC)
Majid Jafar, Chief Executive Officer, Crescent Petroleum
Charif Souki, Executive Chairman of the Board, Tellurian, Inc.
Scott Strazik, Chief Executive Officer, GE Gas Power

Moderated by
Eithne Treanor, Managing Director, E. Treanor Media
12:00 – 12:30 p.m. EST / 9:00 – 9:30 p.m. GSTTOWARD NET-ZERO: A CONVERSATION WITH FRANCESCO LA CAMERA

A conversation with
Francesco La Camera, Director General, International Renewable Energy Agency

Moderated by
Dan Murphy, Correspondent, CNBC
12:30 – 1:30 p.m. EST / 9:30 – 10:30 p.m. GSTTHE ROAD TO GLASGOW: CRUCIAL OUTCOMES FOR COP26

Keynote conversation with
The Rt. Hon. Kwasi Kwarteng MP, Secretary of State for Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Damilola Ogunbiyi, CEO and Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for SEforALL; Co-Chair, UN Energy

A conversation with
Nadeem Babar, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Petroleum, Islamic Republic of Pakistan
Agustín Delgado, Chief Innovation and Sustainability Officer, Iberdrola
Kate Hughes, Director, International Climate Change, Department for Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Gonzalo Muñoz, High Level Climate Champion, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
Glenn Pearce-Oroz, Director of International Relations and Special Projects, SEforALL

Moderated by
Gillian Tett, Chair of Editorial Board and Editor-At-Large, US, Financial Times
1:30 – 2:30 p.m. EST / 10:30 – 11:30 p.m. GSTCHOOSING WISELY: HOW THE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION CAN BUILD A BETTER COALITION ON INTERNATIONAL ENERGY AND CLIMATE POLICY IN A POST-COVID WORLD

A conversation with
Andrea Clabough, Associate, Goldwyn Global Strategies LLC; Nonresident Senior Fellow, Global Energy Center, Atlantic Council
Alain Ebobissé, Chief Executive Officer, Africa50
David Goldwyn, Nonresident Senior Fellow, Global Energy Center and Chairman, Energy Advisory Group, Atlantic Council; Former Special Envoy and Coordinator for International Energy Affairs, US Department of State
Michael Liebreich, Chairman and CEO, Liebreich Associates

Moderated by
Randolph Bell, Director, Global Energy Center, and Richard Morningstar Chair for Global Energy Security, Atlantic Council
2:30 – 2:40 p.m. EST / 11:30 – 11:40 p.m. GSTGLOBAL ENERGY FORUM CLOSING REMARKS

Remarks by
Randolph Bell, Director, Global Energy Center, and Richard Morningstar Chair for Global Energy Security, Atlantic Council

Frederick Kempe, President and CEO, Atlantic Council

Day 4 – Friday, January 22

TimeSession
9:00 – 10:30 a.m. EST / 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. GSTCOMMON GROUND ON CLIMATE BIPARTISAN SUMMIT

A conversation with
The Hon. Darin LaHood (R-IL-18), US Congressman, United States House of Representatives
The Hon. Donald McEachin (D-VA-4), US Congressman, United States House of Representatives

Moderated by
Senator Kelly Ayotte, Former US Senator (R-NH); Senior Advisor, Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions
Van Jones, Political Commentator, CNN; Founder, Dream Corps Green for All

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