On June 18, The Atlantic’s Next Generation Energy Forum gathered the country's top energy leaders and experts for an afternoon of compelling dialogue focusing on how to bring clean energy sources to scale and the role of the public and private sector in moving this agenda forward. Engaging panels will also discuss the dynamics behind the wind energy market and the biofuels industry.
Watch archive video footage of the program below:
Keynote Address: John Hickenlooper, Governor, State of Colorado
Panel 1: Driving the Wind Energy Market
Keynote Interview : Carol Browner, Distinguished Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress; Former Head of Environmental Protection Agency; Former Director of the White House Office of Energy and Climate Change Policy
Panel 2: Supply and Demand in the Biofuels Industry
Keynote Remarks: Daniel Poneman, Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of Energy
Confronting the Skills Gap: The Texas Experience
The Atlantic will bring together educators, employers and policy makers in Texas – one of the most diverse and economically prosperous states in the nation – for a discussion about workforce development efforts in the Lone Star State.
Early Childhood Education: The San Antonio Experience
The Atlantic will host Early Childhood Education: The San Antonio Experience, a Next America forum bringing together local and national leaders for a wide-ranging discussion about expanded access to full day pre-kindergarten in San Antonio and its national implications.
City Makers Summit
The Atlantic will explore how technological growth contributes to – or curtails – workforce development in dense urban areas. The day’s conversations will cover topics like job training and education, inequality and the rise of Dallas entrepreneurship and corporate innovation.