Tentative Agenda

In 2012, Carnegie Mellon announced a new era of energy research through the creation of the Scott Institute for Energy Innovation and the construction of Scott Hall. For the first time, Carnegie Mellon will host a series of events during Energy week, March 14-18, 2016. 
During this event, we will celebrate energy activities across the campus. Please join our email list to receive updates as programming is finalized.

Along with keynote speakers,the five-day celebration will include the following events:

Monday, March 14: Research Day

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Franklin (Lynn) Orr
Undersecretary for Science and Energy, U.S. Department of Energy

  • “Andy” Talks, providing you with a view into emerging energy research
  • Student Research Poster Competition
  • Student 3 Minute Thesis Competition
  • Student Art Competitions

Tuesday, March 15: Policy Day

  • Energy Policy Forum: U.S. Presidential Surrogates
  • U.S. Senate Pennsylvania Candidate Fireside Chat on Energy Policy
  • Student Energy Policy Film Competition
  • Reflection on Energy Policy Forum and Fireside Chats
  • Deliberative Democracy Discussion: Powering our Electricity Mix

Wednesday, March 16: Innovation Day

Thursday, March 17: Education Day

Keynote Speakers
Bunker Roy, Founder & Director and Meagan Fallone, CEO of Barefoot College

  • Energy Tech Expo, where participants can see a variety of energy technologies
  • “Brain Swap” between CMU faculty and industry leaders on energy research and education activities
  • Middle and High School energy educational activities via webinar
  • A Capella Music Competition
  • Industry Energy Efficiency Roundtable
  • CMU Laboratory Visits

Friday, March 18: Field Trip Day

  • Southwestern Pennsylvania energy workforce roundtable
  • Field Trips to regional energy industry and commercial activities
    • Option A: Shale Gas (Rice Energy, EQT)
    • Option B: Wind Power (Everpower)
    • Option C: Solar Power
    • Option D: Coal Power
    • Option E: Hydropower (Cube Hydro Power)
    • Option F: Nuclear Power
    • Option G: Eaton Power Systems Experience Center
    • Option H: Utilities
    • Option I: Energy Innovation Center
    • Option J: Green Buildings (Consol Energy Center)
    • Option K: Green Buildings/Energy Education (Phipps Conservatory)

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