SUNDAY KEYNOTES ANNOUNCED
LAS VEGAS (March 14, 2011) _ The Young
Professionals in Energy International Summit has announced new
speakers for its international conference, to be held April
8-10, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada at the Tropicana Hotel.
The Sunday, April 10 keynote speaker at the YPE Summit is Tanya
Bryja, Energy and Technology Advisor of Exxon Mobil Corporation.
Ms. Bryja will be discussing how energy is critical to economic
growth, development and social welfare.
Also speaking on April 10 is Paul Dickerson, former COO U.S.
Dept. of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
and a partner in the Haynes & Boone law firm’s Cleantech
They join previously-announced Ray Dempsey, Jr., Vice President
of Government & Public Affairs for BP America, Inc. Mr. Dempsey
will keynote the main education portion of the event on
Saturday, April 9 with an address titled “Meeting Our
Challenges: BP and the Future of Energy.”
The conference will also feature panel discussions around
alternative energy resources, utility and smart grid issues, and
electric vehicles. Executives from Nissan, Shell, Southern
California Edison, the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI),
GM and more have been confirmed for the first round of speakers.
The YPE Summit is sponsored by Phillips Energy Partners, Foley &
Lardner LLP, NV Energy, Oxford Princeton Programme, the Nevada
Commission on Economic Development, Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P.,
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, Holland & Hart LLP and NGP
Energy Capital Management.