Sam Nunn Bank of America Policy Forum

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This year, the Sam Nunn Bank of America Policy Forum will focus on "Energy and Security: Global Challenges/Local Opportunities."

9:00 – 9:30 a.m. — Introductions and Welcoming Remarks

  • Adam Stulberg, Associate Professor and Co-Director, Center for International Strategy, Technology, and Policy, The Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Jacqueline Jones Royster, Dean, Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Rafael Bras, Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • The Honorable Sam Nunn, Distinguished Professor, The Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, Georgia Institute of Technology; Co-Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Nuclear Threat Initiative

9:30 – 10:30 a.m. — Keynote Address; Questions and Answers

  • Daniel Yergin, Executive Vice President, Chairman and Founder, IHS Cambridge Energy Research Associates

10:30 – 10:45 a.m. — Break and Book Signing

10:45 a.m. – Noon — Panel Discussion: U.S. Choices in a Changing International Energy Landscape

  • Moderator: Frank Verrastro, Center for Strategic and International Studies
  • John M. Deutch, Institute Professor, MIT General USMC (Ret.) James L. Jones, President, Jones Group International
  • Captain Wayne Porter, Naval Post-Graduate School
  • Phil Sharp, President, Resources for the Future
  • James N. Suciu, President, Global Sales and Marketing, GE Energy

Noon – 1:30 p.m. — Luncheon Keynote Address U.S Defense Policy, Operations and Energy Security

  • Ashton B. Carter, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense

1:45 – 3:00 p.m. — Panel Discussion: U.S. Energy Security, the Southeast Region, and New Initiatives

  • Moderator: Marilyn Brown, Professor, School of Public Policy, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Robert McGrath, Director, Georgia Tech Research Institute, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Major General Robert H. McMahon, Warner Robins Air Logistics Center
  • Colonel USMC (Ret.) Mark "Puck" Mykleby, Ethics and Leadership at LRN and Senior Fellow at New America Foundation
  • Thomas E. Noonan, Chief Executive Officer, JouleX, Inc.

3:00 p.m. — Closing Remarks

  • The Honorable Sam Nunn


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  • Created By:Sean Williams
  • Created:03/05/2012
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