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Business Future Of The Americas (BFA) Conference Program

BUSINESS FUTURE OF THE AMERICAS - Energy & the Environment

Preliminary Agenda

Wednesday 25th June, 2008

07:00 - 10:00
Cultural Function
Starlift Pan Yard

Thursday 26th June, 2008

07:30 - 8:45
Welcome Remarks
Raymond Gatcliffe,
Director, Citigroup - Trinidad & Regional Franchise
President, AmCham Trinidad & Tobago

Opening Remarks
Mickey Peters
Group VP, Regional Ops., Duke Energy International (Brazil)
Chair, AACCLA

Conference Opening Address
The Honourable Patrick Manning Prime Minister of the Republic of Trinidad & Tobago

08:45 - 09:30
Energy Success Brazilian Experience
José Sergio Gabrielli de Azevedo
CEO - Petrobras

09:30 - 09:45
Networking Break

09:45 - 10:20
A Global Perspective, Current Energy Trends and Implications for the Future
David Peattie
GVP -Exploration & Production bp
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10:20 - 11:00
A Blueprint for Energy in the Americas
David Rothkopf
President & CEO - Garten Rothkopf

11:00 - 12:30 pm
Lunch
Keynote Speaker
Competitiveness in a New Era
Thomas J. Donohue
President & CEO - U.S. Chamber of Commerce

12:30 - 01:10
"Securing Energy Supplies"
Jed Bailey
Managing Director, Energy Markets Group Cambridge Energy Research Associates (CERA)

01:10 - 01:50
Promoting US and Western Hemisphere Energy Security through Reliable, Clean and Affordable Energy
Kathy Fredriksen
Acting Assistant Secretary for Policy and International Affairs US Department of Energy

01:50 - 02:30
"Energy Infrastructure & New Sources of Capital"
Tracy McKibben
Managing Director, Citi Energy Investment Banking
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2:30 pm - 2:45 pm
Networking Break

02:45 - 03:30
Winning Strategies for Project Implementation
Jeremy Harris
KPMG Partner with sector specialties in Oil & Gas, Utilities, Transportation & Environment
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03:30 - 04:10
Presentation
Reid Buckley
Vice President, Alternative Energy bp

04:10 - 04:50
Climate Change, Energy & The Environment
Ken Denman
Nobel Laureate
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04:50 - 05:20
Reflections and Perspectives
Interviewer: Julien Rogers
Interviewees:
Dave MacIntosh - Environmental Management Authority
Trevor Boopsingh - Energy Consultant

05:20 - 05:30
Wrap Up and House Announcements

07:30 - 11:00
Cocktails & Dinner
The Adventure of Change
Jeff Salz, Ph.D.
World-Reowned Explorer, Anthropologist, Author and TV Personalit

Friday 27th June, 2008

07:30 - 08:10
"Alternative Energy and Energy Efficiency"
Lorraine Bolsinger
Vice President, Ecomagination - GE

08:10 - 08:45
Global Warming
Bill McKibben
Environmentalist and Author
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08:45 - 09:00
Networking Break

09:00 - 10:30
Panel Discussion - Sustainable Development A Delicate Balance Fact or Fiction
Moderator: Jed Bailey
Panellists:
Lorraine Bolsinger - Alternative Energy
Anthony Paul - Sustainable Development
Bill McKibben - Environment/Climate Change
Jeremy Harris - Energy Economics
Jed Bailey - Energy

10:30 - 11:00 a.m.
Closing Remarks
Raymond Gatcliffe - AmChamTT
Mickey Peters - AACCLA