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Kentucky Energy Summit

Thursday, October 11, 2007
(in celebration of CAER's 30th Anniversary)
Lexington Convention Center - Lexington, Kentucky
Scheduled to begin at 8:00 am
Cost: $30.00 (includes lunch)
Open to the public
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Co-sponsored by the

This day-long energy summit will feature internationally-recognized speakers on energy issues. Topics include: coal resources and mining; synthetic natural gas; an overview of Sasol's coal to liquids work; the economics of coal to liquids; carbon capture; biomass and fuels; the future of fuel development and use; and finally, national energy security. The content is intended to provide an educated and broad perspective on current and future energy concerns affecting the state and country.

Kentucky Energy Summit Schedule
8:00 am - 8:25 amRegistration
8:25 am - 8:30 amCAER Director, Rodney Andrews, Introduces Provost
8:30 am - 8:40 amWelcome
UK Provost, Kumble Subbaswamy
8:40 am - 9:00 amRobbie Rudolph, Secretary of the Governor's Executive Cabinet, introduced by Talina Mathews, Director of the Governor's Office of Energy Policy
9:00 am - 9:20 amKentucky State Representative Rocky Adkins - Master of Ceremonies
9:20 am - 9:40 amU.S. Senator Jim Bunning
9:40 am - 10:25 amKen Nemeth, Southern State's Energy Board
(Topic: Nation's Resources & the Future)
10:25 am - 10:45 amCoffee Break
10:45 am - 11:30 am Jim Cobb, Kentucky Geological Survey
(Topic: Coal Research and Development to Support National Energy Policy)
11:30 am - 12:15 pmPhilip Gibson, Sasol
(Topic: Coal to Liquids at Sasol)
12:15 pm - 1:30 pmLunch
Speaker: Ann Korin, Institute for Analysis of Global Security
(Topic: Oil, National Security, and What We Can Do About It)
1:30 pm - 2:15 pmKevin Billings, U.S. Airforce (USAF)
(Topic: Fuel Use and Security in the Military)
2:15 pm - 3:00 pmNathan Lewis, Cal Tech
(Topic: Challenges in Sustainable Energy)
3:00 pm - 3:15 pmCoffee Break
3:15 pm - 4:00 pmJames Dooley, Joint Global Change Research Institute
(Topic: Carbon Capture)
4:00 pm - 4:45 pmKristy Allman Monk, American Electric Power
(Topic: Protecting the Environment, Keeping Electricity Affordable and Reliable, and Powering State Economies)
4:45 pm - 5:00 pmClosing Remarks - Kentucky State Representative Rocky Adkins