Annual Symposium

Twelfth Annual REI Energy Symposium

Rutgers Energy Institute Annual Symposium - May 3, 2017

The annual energy symposia by the Rutgers Energy Institute (REI) provide faculty, students, staff, government officials, and community members with the opportunity to learn about the new methods, processes, and initiatives being developed by energy thinkers at Rutgers, in New Jersey, and across the country. This year's theme is Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) and Low-Carbon Technology.

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  •  Sally Benson (Director, Global Climate and Energy Project and Co-Director, Precourt Institute for Energy, Stanford University) will speak on "Prospects for CO2 Capture, Storage, Utilization, and Negative Emissions"

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  •  Daniel Kammen (Distinguished Professor, Energy and Resources Group, University of California, Berkeley) will speak on "The Transition to Sustainable Energy in an Era of Upheaval"

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  •  Klaus Lackner (Director, The Center for Negative Carbon Emissions, Arizona State University) will speak on "Direct Air Capture as a Tool for Carbon Management"

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  •  Kenneth G. Miller (Distinguished Professor, Earth and Planetary Sciences, Rutgers University)  will speak on "Geology (and policy) Matters: The Case for Carbon Storage on the U.S. Mid-Atlantic Margin"

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 There is no charge to attend, but registration is required

The symposium will also include awards to the winners of this year's student Energy Innovation contest, sponsored by the Rutgers Energy Institute, to develop the best plans to reduce student energy consumption and promote eco-friendly practices throughout the Rutgers, New Brunswick Campus.

  • Date:  Wednesday, May 3, 2017
  • Time: 8:30 am (registration and refreshments) - 2:00 pm
  • Location: Elmer Easton Auditorium, Fiber Optics  Materials Science Building, Busch Campus, Rutgers University
  • Special note on parking: Visitors may park in Lots 51, 59, 60a, and 60b without permits and does not include free metered parking. Faculty, Staff, and Students must park only in lots they are authorized to park in.