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The Environmental Consequences of Energy Use:
Policies for Progress

September 10-15, 2006
Elkhorn Ranch, Big Sky, Montana

AGENDA

Sunday, September 10
2:00-5:00 pm
Registration & Refreshments

5:30-6:30 pm
Welcome
John A. Baden
FREE

6:30 pm
Cocktails - Fireplace Lounge

7:00 pm
Dinner - Dining Room

Monday, September 11
7:30-8:30 am
Breakfast - Dining Room

8:30-10:00 am
Session I - National Energy Policies: A Selective Review of Priorities and Impacts
Scott Montgomery
Independent Scholar

10:00-10:30 am
Break

10:30-12:00 noon
Session II - The Ghost of Protectionism Past: Why Americans Believe in Peak Oil, the Oil Weapon, and Energy Dependence
Roger Stern
Johns Hopkins University
Marine Studies Consortium

12:00-1:00 pm
Lunch - Dining Room

1:00-2:30 pm
Session III - The Need for Nuclear Power
Denis Beller
UNLV

2:30-3:00 pm
Break

3:00-4:30 pm
Session IV - Terrestrial Energy: A New Look at Nuclear Power
William Tucker
Independent Journalist

4:30-6:00 pm
Free Time

6:30 pm
Cocktails - Fireplace Lounge

7:30 pm
Dinner - Dining Room

Tuesday, September 12
7:30-8:30 am
Breakfast - Dining Room

8:30-10:00 am
Session V - Is There a Basis for Global Warming Alarm?
Richard Lindzen
MIT

10:00-10:30 am
Break

10:30-12:00 noon
Session VI - Federal Regulation of Natural Gas: An Unnatural Disaster
William Tucker
Independent Journalist

12:00-6:00 pm
Free Time
(Sack Lunches Provided)

6:30 pm
Cocktails - Fireplace Lounge

7:00 pm
Dinner - Dining Room

Wednesday, September 13
7:30-8:30 am
Breakfast - Dining Room

8:30-10:00 am
Session VII - Energy and Environment
Lester Lave
Carnegie Mellon University

10:00-10:30 am
Break

10:30-12:00 noon
Session VIII - Oil Market Power and US National Security
Roger Stern
Johns Hopkins University
Marine Studies Consortium

12:00-1:00 pm
Lunch - Dining Room

1:00-2:30 pm
Session IX - Atomic Time Machines: Back to the Nuclear Future
Denis Beller
UNLV

2:30-3:00 pm
Break

3:00-4:30 pm
Session X - Property Rights and Market Incentives for Environmental Programs
Lester Lave
Carnegie Mellon University

4:30-6:00 pm
Free Time

6:30 pm
Cocktails - Fireplace Lounge

7:00 pm
Dinner - Dining Room

Thursday, September 14
7:30-8:30 am
Breakfast - Dining Room

8:30-10:00 am
Session XI - Oil and ANWR: One Question, Many Issues
Scott Montgomery
Independent Scholar

10:00-10:30 am
Break

10:30-12:00 noon
Session XII - Some Topics in Environmental Policy
Lester Lave
Carnegie Mellon University

12:00-6:00 pm
Free Time
(Sack Lunches Provided)

6:00-7:00 pm
Cocktails
Session XIII - Participant Evaluation
John A. Baden
FREE

7:00 pm
Dinner - Dining Room

Friday, September 15
7:00-8:30 am
Breakfast - Dining Room

As Necessary
Shuttle to Airport

 

 

MODERATORS
John A. Baden, Ph.D.
Chairman
FREE
945 Technology Blvd.
Suite 101F
Bozeman, MT 59718

Mr. Pete Geddes
Program Director
FREE
945 Technology Blvd.
Suite 101F
Bozeman, MT 59718

SPEAKERS
Prof. Denis E. Beller
Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
4505 Maryland Parkway
P.O. Box 454027
Las Vegas, NV 89154-4027

Prof. Lester B. Lave
Tepper School of Business
Carnegie Mellon University
5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Prof. Richard S. Lindzen
Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Room 54-1720
Cambridge, MA 02139

Mr. Scott L. Montgomery
Independent Scholar
1151 18th Avenue East
Seattle, WA 98112

Mr. Roger Stern
Department of Geography and Environmental Engineering
Johns Hopkins University
Director, Marine Studies Consortium
900 Washington Street
Wellesley, MA 02482

Mr. William Tucker
Independent Journalist
430 4th Street
Brooklyn, NY 1121