2011 Western Energy Policy Research Conference (2011 WEPRC)

Venue: The Grove Hotel

Location: Boise, Idaho, United States

Event Date/Time: Aug 25, 2011 End Date/Time: Aug 26, 2011
Registration Date: Aug 17, 2011
Early Registration Date: Jul 15, 2011
Abstract Submission Date: Mar 11, 2011
Paper Submission Date: Aug 01, 2011
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We are pleased to invite you to the 2011 Western Energy Policy Research Conference! Western may be in our name, but please note that the conference is not only limited to Western issues.

Sponsored by the Center for Advanced Energy Studies and the Energy Policy Institute, the Western Energy Policy Research Conference (WEPRC) is the premier energy policy research conference held in the Western United States. WEPRC will take place August 25-26, 2011, in scenic Boise, Idaho. The Grove Hotel, Boise's only AAA rated 4-Diamond hotel, will host the event. Located in the heart of downtown Boise, the Grove Hotel stands amid the city's finest dining, shopping, and nightlife destinations.

WEPRC is a conference for academic and professional energy policy researchers. Presenters are required to submit papers and discuss their research to advance the state-of-the-art, analyze policies, and foster research collaborations dealing with an increasingly carbon-constrained economy and regulatory environment.

This conference is for you if you are seeking to present or discuss energy policy research with participants and panelists from academia, think-tanks and research institutes, NGOs, national laboratories, industry, and government.

Dr. Roger A. Pielke, Jr. , a faculty member at the University of Colorado's Center for Science and Technology Policy Research and a fellow at the Breakthrough Institute, will be the keynote speaker at the conference luncheon. Dr. Pielke is the author of The Climate Fix: What Scientists and Politicians Won't Tell You about Global Warming and The Honest Broker: Making Sense of Science in Policy and Politics.

Please visit http://epi.boisestate.edu/conference for more information.


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