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Wednesday, April 22

Time Event Location
8 a.m. Shuttle service begins  
  Poster, exhibit and sponsor set-up Inside Jesse Hall
9 a.m. Registration opens North end of Carnahan Quad
10:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Exhibits open
South side of Jesse Hall
  Sponsor booths open
Poster sessions with authors
(Poster abstracts)
Inside Jesse Hall
11 a.m. Box lunch available for paid summit participants (Lunch for non-paid participants available at a variety of campus locations)
Carnahan Quad
12:00 p.m. Welcome and introductory remarks Jesse Auditorium
12:15 p.m. Keynote address: T. Boone Pickens Jesse Auditorium
  University of Missouri Chief Research Officers Panel
  • Nasser Arshadi, University of Missouri-St. Louis
  • Robert V. Duncan, University of Missouri-Columbia
  • K. Krishnamurthy, Missouri University of Science and
  • William T. Morgan, University of Missouri-Kansas City
Jesse Auditorium
  Invited Speakers
  • Hon. Dale Klein, chairman, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  • Joan Woodard, Ph.D., executive vice president and deputy laboratory director for integrated technology programs, Sandia National Laboratories: "The Dimensions of Energy Security"
  • Daniel F. Cole, senior vice president, Ameren Corp.

Break and posters session

Invited Speakers

  • Karen Harbert, president and CEO of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Institute for 21st Century Energy
  • Himadri Pakrasi, director, International Center for Advanced Renewable Energy and Sustainability, Washington University
  • Bob Dixon, senior vice president and global head of efficiency and sustainability, Siemens Building Technologies; industry vice chair for the Alliance to Save Energy
  • Michael Chesser, chairman and CEO, Great Plains Energy and KCP&L
  • Bob Kruse, executive director of global vehicle engineering for hybrids, electric vehicles and batteries, General Motors
Jesse Auditorium
Immediately following speakers Reception for paid conference participants
Carnahan Quad
  Poster session (Poster abstracts) Inside Jesse Hall
8 p.m. Last shuttle bus  

Thursday, April 23

Schedule Event Location
7 a.m. Shuttle service begins  
7:30 a.m. Registration opens
Inside Jesse Hall
8 a.m.

Exhibits open

South side of Jesse Hall
  Sponsor booths open
Poster session with authors
(Poster abstracts)
Inside Jesse Hall
7:30 a.m.

Invited speakers

  • Robert K. Dixon, leader, Climate Change and Chemicals Team at the Global Environment Facility
  • Mark Templeton, director, Missouri Department of Natural Resources
Jesse Auditorium
8:30 a.m.

Governor's introduction

Governor's address

Jesse Auditorium
8:45 a.m. Presenters
  • Richard Sayre, director, Enterprise Rent-A-Car Institute for Renewable Fuels, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center
  • Robert Duncan, vice chancellor for research and a professor of physics, University of Missouri-Columbia: Prospects for Discovery of New Energy Science
Jesse Auditorium
9:35 a.m. Break
Poster session
(Poster abstracts)
Inside Jesse Hall
10 a.m. Concurrent Tracks
Track I: Power Generation
Jesse Auditorium
Track II: Transportation and Biofuels

Reynolds Alumni Center Great Room
Track III: Energy Infrastructure
Reynolds Alumni Center Columns CDE
Track IV: Materials for Energy Applications
Reynolds Alumni Center Columns AB
11:30 a.m. Lunch Carnahan Quad
  Poster session (Poster abstracts) Inside Jesse Hall
1:45 p.m. Energy breakout panels concurrent session I Reynolds Alumni Center
  Jesse Auditorium
3:10 p.m. Break Reynolds Alumni Center and Jesse Hall
3:25 p.m. Energy breakout panels concurrent session II Reynolds Alumni Center
  Jesse Auditorium
5 p.m. Adjourn  
6 p.m. Last shuttle bus  


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