21 August 2009


Dalton J. Woods Auditorium
Energy, Coast & Environment Bldg
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Energy Workshop 2009:

Can Louisiana Make a Buck after Climate Change Legislation?
A Look at How Changes in Washington Will Affect Louisiana's Energy Producers and Consumers




8:30 - 9:00


9:00 - 9:15

Welcome Remarks
Dan Juneau and Ginger Sawyer, Louisiana Association of Business and Industry

Dr. Loren Scott, Economist

9:15 - 9:40

The Big Picture: Can America have an appreciable effect on world climate change...
and at what cost?
Dr. Margo Thorning, American Council for Capital Formation

9:40 - 10:05

The Small Picture: Can Louisiana have an appreciable effect on world climate
change…and at what cost?
Dr. David Dismukes, LSU Center for Energy Studies

10:05 - 10:30

What is the industry’s reaction to climate change?
Gifford Briggs, Louisiana Oil and Gas Association

10:30 - 10:40


10:40 - 11:05

The Washington Regulatory Climate
Tom Myers, US Chamber of Commerce Regulatory Affairs Counsel

11:05 - 11:20

Can Louisiana meet Washington’s renewable energy standard?
Jimmy Field, Louisiana Public Service Commission

11:20 - 11:45 Public Policy Perspective
Dr. Elaine Kamarck, US Climate Task Force
11:45 - 12:15

Keynote Speaker
Tom Michels, Legislative Director,
The Honorable United States Senator Mary Landrieu

12:15 - 12:30 Question and Answer Session & Closing Remarks
12:30 - 1:30 LUNCH