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Dartmouth Energy Symposium

Energy—A Defining Challenge of Our Time

The Dartmouth Energy Symposium took place in October, 2007.

Quicktime iconQuicktime videos of the event are available on the program page.

See also the article in The Dartmouth:
Thayer hosts two-day energy symposium
10/15/07 by Conor Galligan

The symposium was sponsored by Thayer School in collaboration with the Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth's Rockefeller Center, and the Environmental Studies Program.

Keynote speakers included Lisa Margonelli, whose book "Oil on the Brain" was summer reading for the class of 2011, as well as Jason Grumet, Director of the National Commission on Energy Policy, and Dan Reicher, Director of Climate Change and Energy Initiatives at Google.

Panel discussions addressed energy and environment, energy and science/technology, energy and policy/government, and energy and business. The symposium closed with a discussion and workshop on energy and Dartmouth. Panelists included Senator Tom Daschle, Former U.S. Senate Majority Leader.

Thank you to the organizing committee and all others who assisted in making the first Dartmouth Energy Symposium a resounding success: Carol Folt (Dean of Faculty), Andrew Friedland (Chair, Environmental Studies Program), Robert Hansen (Senior Associate Dean, Tuck School), Joe Helble (Dean, Thayer School), Rich Howarth (Professor, Environmental Studies Program), Andrew Samwick (Director, Rockefeller Center), and Charles Sullivan (Associate Professor, Thayer School).


Lee R. Lynd, Professor and Energy Symposium Chair