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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

Anne Korin

Institute for the Analysis of Global Security (IAGS)
Co-Director and Editor of Energy Security
Energy Summit Topic: Oil, National Security, and What We Can Do About It

Anne Korin

Presentation Abstract:
Most of the world's oil reserves are located in countries in which radical Islam is on the rise. The rise of the developing world is driving up oil demand. Jihadists have marked oil as a target as part of a comprehensive strategy of economic warfare. What are the national security implications of our oil demand and how can we employ technology to break the strategic power of oil?

Anne Korin is co-director of the Institute for the Analysis of Global Security (IAGS) and editor of Energy Security. She is also chair of the Set America Free Coalition, an alliance of national security, environmental, labor and religious groups promoting ways to reduce America's dependence on foreign oil.

Korin focuses on energy supply vulnerabilities, OPEC, Africa, maritime terrorism, energy security, energy strategies and technological innovation. She appears in the media frequently and has written articles for Foreign Affairs, The American Interest, Commentary Magazine, and the Journal of International Security Affairs. Ms. Korin has advised myriad high tech companies, and has worked on a wide variety of projects for corporations including Exxon International (Esso,) KPMG, and Goldman Sachs. She appears frequently on Capitol Hill and her advice is sought by members of Congress.

Her education includes engineering degree in computer science from Johns Hopkins University and work towards a doctorate at Stanford University.