Events - Tim Profeta

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The Evolving Technology Landscape for Gas-Fired Electricity Generation

Reducing emissions from the electricity sector requires a shift to low- and zero-emitting technologies over time. Join the Conveners’ Network for a webinar exploring low- and zero-carbon technologies available for natural gas-fired electricity generation.
    

Date and Time
Thursday, June 2, 2022 - 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Location
Webinar

Film Discussion: Beyond Zero

Register to join a discussion with Beyond Zero director Nathan Havey, executive producer Diana Propper de Callejon, and Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions director Tim Profeta. This event is organized by Sustainable Duke, the EDGE Center at Duke’s Fuqua School of Business, and the Duke University Energy Initiative.
 
This event is open to current Duke students, faculty, and staff. Registrants will receive a link to screen the film (good through April 14) and link to join the panel discussion.

Date and Time
Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 6 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.
Location
Online event

Reimagining U.S. Science Policy to Foster Environmental and Climate Resilience

Supported by the Kavli Foundation, this webinar is the 4th in a series of 6 webinars being organized to coincide with JSPG and AAAS’s joint call for policy position papers which will invite students, post-docs, policy fellows, and early career researchers to consider ways we can reimagine American science by building on and from Vannevar Bush’s Endless Frontier. These webinars will engage thought leaders from science policy to share their perspectives on where U.S. science policy could be enhanced across five thematic areas.

Date and Time
Friday, February 12, 2021 - 3 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.
Location
Online Webinar

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, February 5, 2021 - 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Location
Online Event

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
Friday, January 15, 2021 - 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Location
Online Webinar

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 9, 2020 - 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Location
Online Event

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

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

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
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

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

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, 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

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
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

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.

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

North American Carbon World Conference

The Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions will present the program for the 2018 North American Carbon World (NACW) conference in San Francisco, April 4-6, in partnership with NACW organizer Climate Action Reserve. The conference will address the most pressing issues in climate policy and carbon markets to the largest gathering of climate professionals in North America. 

Date and Time
Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 8 a.m. to Friday, April 6 - 5 p.m.
Location
InterContinental San Francisco, 888 Howard Street (corner of 5th and Howard), San Francisco, California 94103

Greenhouse Gas Reduction Proposals under the Clean Air Act

Tim Profeta, director of the Duke University's Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions, will discuss Greenhouse Gas Reduction Proposals under the Clean Air Act at the 42nd Annual A&WMA/ASME Information Exchange on Wednesday, December 13.

Date and Time
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Location
Marriott at Research Triangle Park, 4700 Guardian Drive, Durham, North Carolina

Bridging Evidence-Based Impact Across Environment, Health and Development Communities

The Bridge Collaborative will host a two-day launch event in London October 25 and October 26. Lydia Olander and Tim Profeta of the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions will speak at the event, which is focused on:

Date and Time
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 9 a.m. to Thursday, October 26 - 5 p.m.
Location
(Day 1) The Royal Society; (Day 2) Congress Centre, London

Wholesale Electricity Markets at a Crossroads? Examining PJM Market Designs from the Perspective of the States

Experts, state officials, and stakeholders from across the PJM Interconnect convened for a one-day workshop on September 28 to explore state energy and environmental policy objectives and what they mean for FERC-regulated wholesale markets.

Date and Time
Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Location
The Westin Columbus, 310 South High Street, Columbus, OH 43215

Sustainable Energy Transitions Initiative Second Annual Conference and Energy Mix

The Sustainable Energy Transitions Initiative (SETI), which aims to foster global interdisciplinary research on energy transitions and energy access, will hold its second annual conference at Duke University, May 9–11. Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions Director Tim Profeta and Subhrendu Pattanayak of the Nicholas School of the Environment will open the conference’s Practitioners’ Day, May 9, at 8:30 a.m. Profeta will describe the Nicholas Institute Program on Access and Transitions to Sustainable Energy.

Date and Time
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Location
First Floor,
Environment Hall,
Duke University

Perspectives on Climate Change Post-Election

Tim Profeta, director of the  Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions, will speak at on the panel "Perspectives on Climate Change Post-Election" at the 4th Annual UNC Climate Change Symposium, Friday, March 31.

For more information, visit the event website.

Date and Time
Friday, March 31, 2017 - 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Location
Genome Sciences Building Room G200, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC

2017 National Association of Environmental Professionals Conference

Tim Profeta, director of the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions, will deliver the welcoming address at the 2017 National Association of Environmental Professionals Conference on March 28.

Registration is required. For more information, please visit the conference website.

Date and Time
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
Location
Durham Marriott City Center Hotel, 201 Foster Street, Durham, NC 27701