UT Energy Week
January 29 – February 2, 2018
Etter-Harbin Alumni Center | Austin, Texas
Registration Now Open!
Registration is now open for UT Energy Week 2018, a forum for prominent energy experts to provide their insights on emerging energy trends, new technologies, and the latest in energy research. The conference will be held in UT Austin's Etter-Harbin Alumni Center on The University of Texas at Austin campus, Jan. 29 – Feb 2, 2018.
The conference is hosted by UT Austin's Energy Institute, the KBH Center for Energy, Law & Business, and two student-run organizations – theLonghorn Energy Club and the Texas Journal of Oil, Gas, and Energy Law.
The 2018 conference program features a variety of panelists and speakers from diverse perspectives on vital issues in the rapidly evolving world of energy.
On Tuesday, Jan. 30, the keynote speaker is Alison Silverstein, lead technical author of a recent grid reliability study commissioned by the U.S. Department of Energy, followed by a conversation on balancing diversification of resources and reliability on the grid.
Later in the day, panels of experts will explore municipalities’ efforts to ‘go green;’ urban planning designed to ensure resilient energy infrastructure; and the market dynamics behind changes in the transportation sector.
In addition, UT students will compete in two competitions organized by the Longhorn Energy Club. Winners are awarded cash and other prizes.
The weeklong conference also features several affiliated energy events, including the two-day 2018Renewable Energy Law conference, hosted by the UT School of Law and the Oil, Gas and Energy Resources section of the State Bar of Texas, and the student-run Energy Olympiad, a competition for young energy entrepreneurs.
UT Energy Week is free for UT Austin students, faculty and staff.
Register now for the Early Bird discount and view the entire conference program.