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Energy Innovation Day I Energy Solutions Week I Global Energy Dialogues
Global Energy Forum 2022, 2018 I Global Energy Heroes 2022, 2020
Director's Welcome | Yi Cui
Stanford Precourt Institute for Energy director, Professor Yi Cui delivers welcome remarks to the attendees of the Stanford Energy Innovation Day 2022.
History & Legacy - Stanford as Cornerstone of Innovation
John Hennessy, Chairman of the Board, Alphabet in conversation with Ira Ehrenpreis, Founder and Managing Partner, DBL Partners
Fireside Chat: Energy Innovation at Stanford
Arun Majumdar, Dean, Stanford Doerr School of Sustainability in conversation with Yi Cui, Director, Stanford Precourt Institute for Energy, Stanford University
Silicon Valley Energy Start-up Success Stories
Holmes Hummel, Energy Equity & Just Transitions, Precourt Institute for Energy hosts a discussion with Amit Narayan, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, AutoGrid, Jackson Switzer, Director of Business Development, Redwood Materials and Tim Holme, Chief Technology Officer, QuantumScape
Start-up Lightening Talks I
12 StartUps share their stories: Enervenue, Renewell, Buzz Solutions, Empowered Homes, Shyft Power Solutions, SQ40, Intertrust Technologies, Verne, EvoloH, Oleo, Working Trees, The Nitrogen Company
Speed, Scalability, & Impact: Accelerating Innovation from Lab to Market
Tom Jaramillo, Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering, Stanford University hosts a discussion with Vikas Gupta, Venture Principal, Shell Ventures, Wen Hsieh, Partner, Kleiner Perkins, Sila Kiliccote, Venture Partner, Breakthrough Energy Ventures and Kathy Hannun, Founder & President, Dandelion
Financing Innovation for Decarbonization
Alicia Seiger, Managing Director, Sustainable Finance Initiative, Stanford Precourt Institute for Energy hosts a discussion with Julia Jaskolska, ESG Lead CalPERS, Emily Kirsch, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Powerhouse, Maud Texier, Head of Clean Energy and Carbon Development, Google, and Madison Freeman, Former Senior Advisor on Innovation to Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry
Start-up Lightening Talks II
12 StartUps share their stories: SkyCool, Bundle, Scope Zero, Kitswitch, geCKo Materials, Resource Chemical, Anthro Energy, Pulsar, FLIP, Magno Motors, AeroMutable, Zum
The Path to Zero Emissions and the Role of Hydrogen
Tom Linebarger of Cummins Inc.discusses corporate responsibility and the role of hydrogen in the transition to clean energy.
Innovation Through Collaboration
Pamela Isom of U.S. DoE, Thomas Birr of E.ON, and RV Guha of DataCommons, discuss collaboration strategies across sectors in order to support innovation.
Building Equitable, Climate Resilient Energy Systems
Heather Rock of PG&E and Cameron Briggs of Origin Energy discuss building an equitable, climate resilient energy system.
Stanford Precourt Pioneering Projects
Arun Majumdar and Inês Azevedo of Stanford University highlight projects at the Precourt Institute for Energy that use applied artificial intelligence to support the energy transition.
Stanford's New School Focused on Climate & Sustainability
Stephan Graham, Chester Naramore, Welton Joseph, Maud Lanphere Crook, of Stanford University discuss the Stanford Doerr School of Sustainability and its mission.
Technology Solutions and Innovation
Rob Hanson of Monolith, Ted McKlveen of Verne, Nicolas Pinkowski of Nitricity, and Jimmy Rojas of EvolOH, discuss entrepreneurship and its role in fostering innovation and real world solutions involving hydrogen for decarbonization. Mayank Girdhar of UpSpark, moderates.
Long Duration Storage
Dan Reicher, Senior Research Scholar with Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment; Clyde Loutan, Principal of Renewable Energy Integration for CAISO; Mateo Jaramillo, Co-founder & Chief Executive Officer of Form Energy; Andrew Ponec, Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Antora Energy; Fong Wan, Senior Vice President of Energy Policy & Procurement for PG&E discuss innovative ideas needed to address the growing importance of long duration storage for the electricity system. Arun Majumdar, Jay Precourt Provostial Chair Professor at Stanford University, moderates.
Energy Policy - National Security and Climate Security
A Conversation with Condoleezza Rice of Stanford's Hoover Institution and Arun Majumdar of Stanford University
Scaling New Energy Technology
A Conversation with Ashok Belani of Schlumber New Energy & Bruce Niemeyer of Chevron
Energy Resilience Against Extreme Weather
A Conversation with Doug Kimmelman of Energy Capital Partners and Mike Morgan of Triangle Peak Partner
Legacy of A Giant: Revenue Neutral Carbon Tax and a Passion for Innovation
Ernie Moniz of MIT and Tom Stephenson of Stanford's Hoover Institution with Sally Benson and Arun Majumdar of Stanford University discuss the legacy and impact of George Shultz.
How to Avoid a Climate Disaster
A Conversation with Bill Gates of Breakthrough Energy and Arun Majumdar of Stanford University
Corporate Sustainability at Amazon
Kara Hurst of Amazon in conversation with Sally Benson and Yi Cui of Stanford University
An Integrated View of the Future of Energy
A Conversation with Stanford Experts
US Energy and Climate Policy’s Global Impact
A Conversation with Fatih Birol of IEA & Jonathan Pershing of Hewlett Foundation together with Lynn Orr of Stanford University
Corporate Sustainability: Going far Beyond Advocacy
Lucas Joppa of Microsoft together with Sally Benson and Arun Majumdar of Stanford University
Scaling Innovations for a Sustainable Energy Future
Eric Toone of Breakthrough Energy Ventures and Avik Dey of the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board in conversation with Arun Majumdar and Alicia Seiger of Stanford University
Atmospheric Carbon Removal at the Gigaton Scale
Arun Majumdar, leads a conversation with Ajay Mehta of Shell Oil Company, Chris Field and Sally Benson of Stanford University
Sustainable Energy Finance
Anne Finucane of Bank of America in conversation with Richard Kauffman of the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority and Alicia Seiger of Stanford University
China & India: Impact on Global Energy Transition
Sumant Sinha of ReNew Power and Lei Zhang of Envision Group with Yi Cui and Arun Majumdar of Stanford University
Impact of Energy on Trade, Security & Geopolitics of the 21st Century
Donald Evans, 34th U.S. Secretary of Commerce in conversation with Thomas Stephenson of Stanford's Hoover Institution, Sally Benson and Arun Majumdar of Stanford University
Energy Distribution, Integration and Price
Frank Calabria of Origin Energy & Paula Gold-Williams of CMS Energy with Arun Majumdar of Stanford University
Keys to Grid Innovation
Colette Honorable of Reed Smith in conversation with Sally Benson and Arun Majumdar of Stanford University
Energy – the Golden Thread in a COVID-19 World
Chad Holliday of Royal Dutch Shell in conversation with Arun Majumdar of Stanford University
Lessons from the Past and Energy Storage for Deep Renewables Adoption
Steven Chu, 12th U.S. Secretary of Energy in conversation with Arun Majumdar and Sally Benson of Stanford University
Post-pandemic Economic Recovery and Energy Innovation
Ernest Moniz of MIT & 13th U.S. Secretary of Energy in conversation with Arun Majumdar and Sally Benson of Stanford University
Gigatons to Net Zero: CERAWeek Voices of Innovation
Arun Majumdar of Stanford University is interviews by Atul Aria of S&P Global at CERAWeek
Welcome & Opening Remarks
Welcome by Stanford University President Marc Tessier-Lavigne. Stanford Precourt Institute for Energy director, Professor Yi Cui introduces Stanford Energy. The inaugural Dean of the Stanford Doerr School of Sustainability, Professor Arun Majumdar, introduces the new school.
Global Energy Overview
Steven Chu, Professor of Physics and of Energy Science and Engineering, Stanford University gives a global overview of energy at the Global Energy Forum 2022.
Stanford StorageX Initiative
Yi Cui speaks about the Stanford StorageX Initiative and sets the stage for a conversation about sustainable transportation
A conversation moderated by Yi Cui, Director, Stanford Precourt Institute for Energy featuring Drew Baglino, Senior Vice President, Powertrain and Energy Engineering, Tesla, Amanda Simpson, Vice President, Research and Technology, Airbus Americas, and Tom Stricker, Group Vice President, Sustainability and Regulatory Affairs, Toyota Motor North America
Inflation Reduction Act with Senator Joe Manchin
A fireside chat with Senator Joe Manchin on the Inflation Reduction Act hosted by Steven Chu, Professor of Physics and of Energy Science and Engineering, Stanford University.
Stanford Hydrogen Initiative
Stanford Hydrogen Initiative faculty co-director, Professor Fritz Prinz sets the stage for a dialogue about hydrogen for decarbonization.
A discussion on hydrogen moderated by Fritz Prinz, Faculty Co-Director, Hydrogen Initiative featuring Tyson Eckerle, Deputy Director of Zero Emission Vehicle Market Development, State of California and Paula Gant, President and CEO, GTI Energy
Stanford Bits & Watts Initiative
Inês Azevedo , faculty co-director of the Stanford Bits & Watts Initiative sets the stage for a discussion on the future of clean electricity.
Electricity & Digitalization Dialogue
Michael Morgan, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Triangle Peak Partners in conversation with Frank Calabria, Chief Executive Officer, Origin Energy, Maria Pope, President and CEO, Portland General Electric and Peter Terium, Chief Executive Officer, ENOWA
Energy Company Transitions
Naomi Boness, Managing Director, Natural Gas Initiative, Stanford University sets the stage for a dialogue on energy transitions.
Energy Transition Dialogue
Andy Karsner, Co-Founder of Elemental Labs and Senior Strategist at X hosts Harry Brekelmans, Projects and Technology Director, Shell, and Ladislas Paszkiewicz, Senior Vice-President, Investor Relations, TotalEnergies for a conversation on energy transitions.
Stanford Energy Faculty Innovators
Kathryn Moler, Vice Provost and Dean of Research, Stanford University introduces Stanford Energy Faculty Innovators: Shanhui Fan, Meagan Mauter, Dan Congreve, Ram Rajagopal, and Jennifer Dionne.
Closing Remarks, Day 1
Professors Yi Cui & Arun Majumdar deliver closing remarks at the Stanford Global Energy Forum 2022.
Persis Drell, Provost, Stanford University delivers welcome remarks on day 2 of the Stanford Global Energy Forum 2022.
Corporate Climate Pledge and Action
Chris Field, Director of the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment, Stanford University frames the discussion on how corporate commitments can help define and tackle the most defining challenge of our era.
Government Energy Investment
Alicia Seiger, Managing Director, Sustainable Finance Initiative, Stanford Precourt Institute for Energy hosts a dialogue with Jigar Shah - Director, Loan Programs Office, U.S. Department of Energy, and Richard Kauffmann, Chairman, Generate Capital
Matthew Kanan, Associate Professor of Chemistry, Stanford University outlines the discussion on energy entrepreneurship.
Energy Entrepreneur Dialogue
Moderatored by Ira Ehrenpreis, Founder and Managing Partner, DBL Partners, this dialogue features Etosha Cave, Co-founder, Chief Science Officer, Twelve, Jorg Heinemann, Chief Executive Officer, Enervenue, Jennifer Nuckles, Chief Executive Officer, R-Zero, Russ Garcia Chief Executive Officer, Menlo Micro, and Bill Lenihan, Chief Executive Officer, ZOLA Electric
Franklin (Lynn) Orr, Professor Emeritus, Energy Science and Engineering, Stanford University hosts a conversation with Condoleezza Rice, Director, Hoover Institution, Stanford University, and Mike McFaul, Director, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Stanford University
Fireside Chat with Darren Woods, Chairman and CEO, ExxonMobil Corporation
Andy Karsner chats with Darren Woods, Chairman and CEO, ExxonMobil Corporation
Stanford Energy Young Stars
Alberto Salleo, Professor and Department Chair, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Stanford University introduces and speaks with rising energy stars at Stanford. Fang Liu - Reviving “Dead” Lithium for Better and Safer Batteries Yulia Chen - Quantifying Regional Methane Emissions with Aerial Surveys Jacques de Chalendar - Building to City-Scale Experiments on Stanford's Campus Siobhan Powell - Co-optimizing the Electric Vehicle and Grid Transitions
Global Energy Perspective
Ashok Belani - Chairman of the Board, Genvia hosts a panel featuring Shaun Gregory, Executive Vice President for New Energy, Woodside Energy, Mahesh Kolli, President, Greenko Group, India, David Long, Board Member & General Manager, BGE Water Treatment, Eric Luo, Special Assistant to President, LONGi Green Energy Technology Co., Ltd., and Shah Yang Razalli, Head, Clean Energy Transition, Petronas
Closing Remarks, Day 2
Stanford University Professors Steven Chu, Yi Cui, and Arun Majumdar summarize the discussions from the Global Energy Forum 2022 and deliver closing remarks.
Welcome to Stanford University
Marc Tessier-Lavigne, President of Stanford University, welcome audience to the Inaugural Stanford Global Energy Forum
Arun Majumdar, Stanford University, remarks on the global energy crisis
What’s New in an Old Industry: Oil & Gas in the Era of Decarbonization
Mark Zobak, Stanford University, gives an overview of a changing industry
Global Oil & Gas Dialogue
Yi Cui (Moderator), Philippe Sauquet of TotalEnergies, David Hager of Devon Energy Corporation, Andrew Swiger of ExxonMobil
Ira Ehrenpreis (Chair) of DBL Partners, KR Sridhar of Bloom Energy, Richard Swanson of SunPower, Etosha Cave of Twelve
Michael C. Morgan, Triangle Peak Partners
Middle East Dialogue
Condoleezza Rice (Chair) of Stanford's Hoover Institution, Abdallah Al-Mouallimi, Representative of Saudi Arabia to the United Nations
North American Dialogue
Condoleezza Rice (Chair) of Stanford's Hoover Institution, Peter MacKay of Baker McKenzie, Jamie Parada of Institute of Innovation and Technology Transfer, Nuevo Leon
Global Energy Transformations Dialogue
Steven Chu (Chair) of Stanford University, Lisa Davis of Siemens AG, Isabelle Kocher of Engie, Manoj Kohli of SoftBank Energy
Energy Policy, China Viewpoint
Tao Zhang of Chinese Academy of Sciences
Digital Automation - The Future of Machine Intelligence
Jeff Dean of Google Inc.
Digitalization of Energy Dialogue
Ashok Belani (Chair) of Schlumberger, Jeff Dean of Google, Patricia Poppe of CMS Energy
Future of Energy Dialogue
William Perry of Stanford University, Jerry Brown, Governor of California
Food for Thought - U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski
Arun Majumdar of Stanford University, U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski , Marc Tessier-Lavigne of Stanford University
Welcome - Sally Benson
Sally Benson of Stanford University
Changing US Electricity Landscape
Doug Kimmelman (Chair) of Energy Capital Partners, Anne Pramaggiore of Exelon Utilities, Thad Hill of Calpine Corporation
How Far Can Batteries Go?
Yi Cui of Stanford University
Chris Urmson of Aurora
Future of Mobility Dialogue
Cathy Zoi (Chair) of EvGo, Mike Ableson of General Motors Company
Global Energy Transformations Dialogue
Kate Gordon (Chair) of Ridge-Lane Limited Partners, Abhijeet Sathe of Softbank Energy, Lei Zhang of Envision Group
Knowns and Unknowns About Climate Change
Chris Field of Stanford University
Welcome - Lynn Orr
Lynn Orr of Stanford University
John Hennessy (Chair) of Stanford University, David Goeckeler of Cisco, Inc., Susan Gordon of U.S. National Intelligence
Natural Gas & Energy Transition
Mark Zoback (Chair) of Stanford University, Sara Ortwein of XTO Energy, Francesco Mele of Azimuth Capital Management, David Carroll of Gas Technology Institute
Energy Investments Dialogue
Thomas Heller (Chair) of Stanford University, Joaquim Levy of World Bank Group
Welcome - Lynn Orr Session X
Lynn Orr of Stanford University
Energy Investments Talk
Alastair Bishop of BlackRock
Sally Benson (Chair) of Stanford University, Brian Moynihan of Bank of America
Energy Investments Dialogue - Bill Gates
Arun Majumdar (Chair) of Stanford University, Bill Gates of Breakthrough Energy
Reflections from Stanford Energy
Arun Majumdar (Chair), George Shultz, William Perry, Steven Chu of Stanford University
Arun Majumdar and Sally Benson of Stanford University
Mukuru Clean Stoves
Providing clean cookstoves to reduce carbon emissions in impoverished areas of Kenya
Making residential solar accessible to low-income households in sun-drenched Rio de Janeiro
Enabling affordable, all-renewable electricity charging to electric vehicles while also making regional power grids less vulnerable to blackouts
Helping remote communities in Myanmar upgrade their miniature electric grids, replacing costly diesel generators with solar power
Providing solar-powered refrigerated storage and transportation of produce to small-scale farmers in Kenya
Recycling low-value plastic waste in Uganda into high-demand construction materials