Cisco Global Energy Summit
(Original Webcast September 27, 2011)
As an industry contributor, you and your organization play an important role in the current transformation of the global energy industry. We invite you to join us for the opening session of the Cisco Global Energy Summit held on September 27, 2011.
The summit brings together global industry leaders and recognized experts to discuss the challenges, solutions, and partnership opportunities on important issues in energy, economics, policy, and technology.
The summit opens with a keynote by John Chambers, chairman and CEO, Cisco, followed by an overview of Gridonomics and how it can help accelerate the evolution of the grid. The Economist magazine then hosts a lively plenary session with global participants. The plenary reviews the scope and magnitude of the energy industry transition, identifies opportunities and challenges, and discusses the role of public-private partnerships in accelerating the potential of the smart grid. Speakers include Christoph Frei, Secretary General of World Economic Council; Pierre Bernard, Secretary General of Elia Group; Matt Rogers, Director, McKinsey & Company and Former DOE Senior Advisor; and Susan Story, President & CEO, Southern Company Services.
The webcast closes with a live Q&A session.