The National Press Club, Washington, DC
March 28, 2014
7:15 am
8:00 am
David Munson, Dean, College of Engineering, University of Michigan
Symposium Overview
Sridhar Kota, University of Michigan
8:20 am
Opening Remarks
Thomas Kalil, Associate Director of Technology and Innovation, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy; Senior Advisor, National Economic Council
John Engler, President, Business Roundtable (former Governor of Michigan)
8:45 am
Keynote Address – Manufracking
Norman Augustine, Former CEO, Lockheed Martin Corporation
9:20 am
$100 Billion and Counting: Shale Gas and New U.S. Chemical Industry Investment
Calvin Dooley, President and CEO, American Chemistry Council
9:45 am
U.S. Competitiveness – Energy Intensive Manufacturing
Moderator: Robert Atkinson, President, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
Christopher Guith, Vice President, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Douglas Matthews, Senior Vice President, U.S. Steel
Chris Read, Director of Global Technology, International Paper
Eric Roegner, Chief Operating Officer, Alcoa
10:45 am
11:00 am
An Environmentalist’s Standards for Shale Development
Paul O’Neill, 72nd Secretary of U.S. Treasury
11:25 am
Opportunities and Challenges in the Shale Gas Market
Moderator: Teresa Fryberger, Director, Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology, National Academy of Sciences
Steven Hamburg, Chief Scientist, Environmental Defense Fund
Dave McCurdy, President and CEO, American Gas Association
Brad True, General Manager, Nucor Corporation
12:15 pm
1:00 pm
Federal Perspective
Melanie Kenderdine, Director of Energy Policy, U.S. Department of Energy
1:45 pm
Moderated Discussion of Key Issues
Mark Barteau, Director, Energy Institute, University of Michigan
3:15 pm
3:30 pm
Workshop Summary
4:00 pm
Conclusion and Next Steps
Sridhar Kota, University of Michigan
Final Report

Final Report cover

The report, "Shale Gas: A Game-Changer for U.S. Manufacturing", summarizes and expands on the U-M-sponsored daylong conference of the same name held this spring in Washington, D.C. In addition to U-M faculty members, representatives from industry, environmental organizations and government agencies participated. Read more…

Look through a list of publications and reports that discuss various aspects of shale gas.