Thursday, September 17, 2009

Specialized Reporting Institute: McCormick Energy Solutions Conference Online: Starts Sunday

Thursday, September 17, 2009

Join us online for the
McCormick Energy Solutions Conference to take place this weekend.

The three-day conference will focus on how we will power our future—examining energy alternatives as well as the impact of proposed energy legislation. The Kiplinger Program in Public Affairs Journalism, one of the nation's longest-running journalism fellowship programs and a leader in the digital media field, is co-hosting this conference with the McCormick Foundation, John Glenn School of Public Affairs, Battelle and Ohio State's Institute for Energy and the Environment.
A select group of journalists and experts will gather on September 20-22 at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, and you can take part through the Web.

Here’s how:
Tune into live video online at to hear the latest from these top experts:
  • Don McConnell, President of Energy Technology at Battelle, the world's largest nonprofit research and development organization (9/20 at 3:00 pm )
  • Dr. Marilyn Brown, Georgia Tech, formerly of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (9/21 at 8:30 am)
  • Dr. Steven Koonin, Under Secretary for Science, U.S. Department of Energy (9/21 at 4:00 pm)
  • Richard Sandor, "father of carbon trading" and founder of the Chicago Climate Exchange (9/21 at 12:30 pm)
  • Steve Yurkovich, Center for Automotive Research, Ohio State University (9/22 at 8:30 am)
  • Connie Schultz, Columnist, Cleveland Plain Dealer (9/22 at 12:30 pm)
There are four ways to participate online:
  1. Watch live streaming and ask questions via chat
  2. Follow updates on Twitter at and add your thoughts to the conversation by including #KipNRG in your tweets
  3. Check out the livestreaming, videos, pics and comments on the conference Ning site
  4. Fan us (McCormick Energy Solutions) on Facebook for conference highlights
Questions? Email us at

0 Responses to “Specialized Reporting Institute: McCormick Energy Solutions Conference Online: Starts Sunday”

Post a Comment