Columbia University’s SIPA Energy Association (SEA), CBS Energy Club, the Environmental Law Society, and the Engineering Energy Club welcome you to introduce you to the 11th Annual Columbia University Energy Symposium.
The Columbia Energy Symposium is one of the largest events of its kind,
New York City more than 400 students, faculty, leaders, and executives representing industry, government, and society, to explore and advance our insights into today’s challenging enegy questions.
This year’s Symposium theme is “engaging tomorrow’s energy leaders”
Topics will include navifating uncertain commodity price environments, adopting of emerging energy technologies, developing financial solutions, and reducing climate impacts. Deploying these solutions will require professionals with integrated technical, business, and policy tools.
Past conference keynote speakers have included:
Chairman of the Federal Energy
Campaign Co-Chair of Nuclear Matters and
Former US Senator and Former Governor of Indiana
Chairman of Energy & Finance for New York (Office of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo) and Chair of NYSERDA Board
Vice-Chairman of IHS CERA and
Vice-President for Public and Government Affairs,
Director of Columbia University’s Earth Institute,
and Special Advisor for the UN MDGs
Symposium’s First Annual Case Competition - November 5
On November 5th, the Symposium will host America’s top energy students in a case competition addressing an integrated energy challenge. Leaders from top private and non-profit organizations will challenge student teams to deploy innovative business and policy solutions to real-world problems for prize money.
Venture Showcase - November 5
Also on November 5, the Symposium will have an all-day start-up showcase and pitch. This is a great opportunity to view cutting edge ideas in the energy industry. The Symposium has partnered with New York’s most prominent clean tech incubators, accelerators, and start-ups to highlight the unique innovation and entrepreneurship taking place at Columbia University and around the region.
Career Fair - November 5
This unique forum will match recruiters from leading companies in consulting, finance, energy services, utilities, oil, natural gas, and renewables with the premier emerging energy talent from the top business, engineering, law and policy. Case competition particiapants from other top schools can join, too.
Conference - November 6
On November 6th, we will host our main event - an all day conference featuring notable industry professionals addressing key issues. The conference comprises of six 45-minute panels and remarks by three keynote speakers. Closing celebration is casual, interactive, and always memorable.
Conference participants will engage in topics covering:
- Oil and Gas Outlook
- Climate Change
- Renewable Deployment
- Evolution and Revolution of the Utility Business
- The City of the Future
- Energy Politics in America