Events - Tim Profeta

Date and Time
Friday, February 5, 2021 - 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Location
Online Event

Virtual Policy Boot Camp: Congress

In this session, Tim Profeta, Director of the Nicholas Institute, will take a closer look at Congress:

  • What is a congressional office vs. a congressional committee?
  • Do staffers really matter?
  • The congressional calendar and when to engage.
Date and Time
Friday, January 15, 2021 - 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Location
Online Webinar

U.S. Climate Policy Outlook for 2021: What to Expect in the First Year

The Joe Biden-Kamala Harris Administration is poised to enter office on the back of an ambitious climate agenda, departing from four years in which the White House was largely indifferent or even antagonistic to climate priorities. On the surface, the Biden-Harris climate agenda sends powerful signals to the international community, to business and to sub-national governments. Beneath the surface, the agenda will face a number of challenges to implementation. So what can we expect to see in the Biden-Harris Administration’s first year?

Date and Time
Monday, November 9, 2020 - 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Location
Online Event

Ways & Means Presents: Climate Whistleblowers

Join ​the award-winning Ways & Means podcast​ team for a one-of-a-kind ​live storytelling event​, Climate Whistleblowers, as a part of Duke Energy Week 2020. Produced by Duke's Sanford​ School of Public Policy, this podcast episode brings together bright ideas, faculty research and compelling human stories. Part listening, part interactive conversation, attendees will learn about cutting​-edge climate initiatives to hopefully come away uplifted and inspired.

Date and Time
Monday, November 4, 2019 - 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Location
Love Auditorium, Levine Science Research Center

Paris to Pittsburgh: Film Screening & Panel Discussion

Get inspired by how everyday Americans are taking action on climate change by watching the documentary Paris to Pittsburgh. Then learn what’s happening right here in North Carolina from expert panelists, including Jeremy Tarr, policy advisor to Gov. Roy Cooper; Jen Weiss, senior policy associate at Duke University's Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions; and Tim Profeta, the Nicholas Institute's director.

Organized by the Nicholas School Energy Club as part of Energy Week at Duke.

Date and Time
Friday, October 25, 2019 - 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Location
Grainger Hall, Board Room (Room 5109)

Policy Boot Camp: Congress

Tim Profeta, director of the Nicholas Institute, will take a closer look at Congress: What is a congressional office vs. a congressional committee? Do staffers really matter? And what is the congressional calendar and when to engage?

Date and Time
Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 9 a.m. to Friday, July 26 - 5 p.m.
Location
Argyros Performing Arts Center
120 Main St. S.
Ketchum, ID 83340

Fifth Annual Sun Valley Forum

The Sun Valley Institute announces the fifth annual Sun Valley Forum, “The Future We Want: Transforming Leadership, Accelerating Innovation, Unlocking Imagination,” to take place at the Argyros Performing Arts Center in Ketchum, Idaho, on July 23–26, 2019.

Date and Time
Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Location
AAAS, 1200 New York Ave, NW, Washington, D.C. 20005

AAAS Forum on Science and Technology Policy

Tim Profeta, director of the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions, will be a featured speaker on the panel "The Risks of Stranded Innovation: A Case Study in Energy and Climate Science" at the 2018 American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Forum on Science and Technology Policy in Washington, D.C., on June 21.

Date and Time
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Location
Vinson & Elkins, 2200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Suite 500, Washington, District Of Columbia 20037

Climate Change: Blue Devils on the Front Lines

"Climate Change: Blue Devils on the Front Lines," will feature professional and personal insights from Duke alumni on climate policy, disclosures, and adaptation.

Date and Time
Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 9:45 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Location
Grand Hyatt Washington, 1000 H Street NW, Independence Ballroom, Washington, D.C. 20001

Expert Stakeholder Workshop: Energy and Environmental Developments in the PJM Region

The Great Plains Institute and Duke University’s Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions host expert workshop for state officials and stakeholders exploring recent energy and environmental policy developments in the PJM region on Wednesday, May 2 in Washington, D.C.

Date and Time
Saturday, April 21, 2018 - 12 p.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Location
The Scrap Exchange, Durham, NC

Eco Faire: Environmental Policy Presentations

In honor of Earth Day, Tim Profeta, director of the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions, will answer questions about environmental policy from members of the community at The Scrap Exchange's Eco Faire at noon on Saturday, April 21.