Events - Kate Konschnik

Date and Time
Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Location
Fuqua Lilly Classroom, 100 Fuqua Drive

Power Up Series (Session 1)

Duke students, are you interested in energy but don’t know where to start? Duke University’s Power Up series will introduce you to current issues and trends in this rapidly evolving sector.

Session 1: Wed. Sept. 22, 6:00-7:30 p.m. – Intro to Policy’s Role in the Clean Energy Transition: Big fan of clean energy? Learn more about policy's role in advancing renewables. Led by Kate Konschnik and Jennifer Weiss of the Climate and Energy Program at the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions.

Date and Time
Monday, September 13, 2021 - 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Location
Webinar

Anticipating Changes in Federal Methane Emissions Standards for Oil and Gas Operations

In this webinar, the AAAS EPI Center will convene noted experts and practitioners to discuss the scientific evidence that can inform federal, state, regional, and local efforts to mitigate methane emissions and their contributions to changing climatic conditions and to identify the most pressing issues related to potential changes in the regulation of methane emissions from the oil and gas industry. This will be an interactive event designed to share existing information, surface knowledge gaps, and discuss constraints to the implementation of evidence-informed solutions.

Date
Wednesday, May 26, 2021 to Thursday, May 27
Location
Webinar

The Interplay between the VCEA and Federal and State Policies, including the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI)

Kate Konschnick, Director, Climate and Energy Program, will participate in the panel discussion, "The Interplay between the VCEA and Federal and State Policies, including the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI)" as part of the Thirty-eighth Annual National Regulatory Conference, May 26-27, 2021. Panelists will explore the role of the VCEA in the broader framework of Virginia and Federal energy policies, including Virginia's participation in RGGI.

Date and Time
Friday, March 5, 2021 - 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Location
Online Webinar

Beyond Talking Points: What’s in Store for the New Administration and Congress?

Kate Konschnik and Brian Murray will discuss energy and utilities as part of the "Beyond Talking Points: What’s in Store for the New Administration and Congress?" seminar series on March 5.

With the 2020 election now behind us, what can we expect next in Washington, D.C.?

Date and Time
Friday, October 30, 2020 - 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Location
Online Webinar

Hot Topics in Environmental Law and Policy

Join us at the Duke Environmental Law and Policy Forum Symposium as we hear about hot topics in the field of environmental law and policy, including the 50th anniversary of the EPA, COVID-19 and ties to energy and transportation, and environmental justice. An open Q&A will follow at the end.

Date and Time
Friday, October 16, 2020 - 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location
Online Event

Virtual Policy Boot Camp: The Supreme Court

Kate Konschnik and Steve Roady will have a conversation about the role of the Supreme Court in setting environmental policy for the United States. Their discussion will also touch on what might change on the Court with a new justice.

Date and Time
Wednesday, September 30, 2020 - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Location
Online conference

FERC Technical Conference Regarding Carbon Pricing in Organized Wholesale Electricity Markets

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is hosting this conference to discuss carbon pricing in states within organized wholesale electricity markets. Kate Konschnik will be among the panelists in the opening session on "Legal Considerations for State-Adopted Carbon Pricing and RTO/ISO Markets."

Date and Time
Monday, September 14, 2020 - 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Location
Virtual Event

The Future of Energy

In this virtual event organized by the Duke University Energy Initiative, get insights from Duke experts on topics like energy access, electrification and automation of transportation, diversification of energy sources and technologies, and pursuit of decarbonization policy goals.

Date and Time
Friday, April 24, 2020 - 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Location
Zoom Online Meeting

Virtual Social Hour

As the school year comes to a close, the Nicholas Institute is hosting a virtual social hour for Duke students. Join Institute professionals to chat about advice for starting a career in environmental or energy policy, how to search for a job or internship, or anything else that is on your mind.

Date and Time
Friday, April 3, 2020 - 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Location
Zoom Online Meeting

Virtual Policy Boot Camp: Federal Environmental Authorities

In this virtual session, Kate Konschnik, director of the Nicholas Institute's Climate and Energy Program, will describe the overlapping environmental authorities of U.S. federal agencies and how these institutions work together (or don’t) on far-reaching challenges, as well as unforeseen disasters

Date and Time
Tuesday, March 3, 2020 - 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Location
Abramson Family Auditorium, NYU's Washington D.C. Campus, 1307 L St. NW

Carbon Pricing in Wholesale Energy Markets

As states advance their climate policies with ambitious clean energy targets, wholesale market operators are grappling with questions about if and how electricity markets should evolve as a response. Several ISO/RTOs are looking to change their market rules to include carbon pricing, but there is a diversity in approaches.

Date and Time
Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Location
Aspen Institute Headquarters
2300 N Street NW, Suite 700
Washington, DC 20037

Dialogue on Energy Governance

The Aspen Institute in partnership with the Cynthia & George Mitchell Foundation and Alfred P. Sloan Foundation will hold a breakfast roundtable on September 19 in Washington, DC, to formally launch the report Principled Governance of Shale Resources.

Date and Time
Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location
Washington, DC

Left in the Dark: Power Outages in an Interconnected World

Kate Konschnik, Director of the Climate and Energy Program, will present "Left in the Dark: Power Outages in an Interconnected World" at the PrepTalks Symposium in Washington, DC on September 19, 2019.

PrepTalks are given by subject-matter experts and thought leaders to spread new ideas, spark conversation, and promote innovative leadership for the issues confronting emergency managers now and over the next 20 years.

Date and Time
Wednesday, September 11, 2019 - 12 p.m. to Saturday, September 14 - 9:30 p.m.
Location
Boston, MA, USA

American Bar Association Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources Fall Conference

Kate Konschnik, Director of the Nicholas Institute's Climate and Energy Program, will speak at the American Bar Association Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources Conference, to be held in Boston, September 11–14, 2019.

Date and Time
Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Location
Hilton Lexington Downtown
369 W Vine St
Magnolia Room
Lexington, KY 40507

States and RTOs in Changing Times

Join the Great Plains Institute and the Nicholas Institute at Duke University in Lexington, Kentucky as they present "States and RTOs in Changing Times: An Expert Stakeholder Workshop for States and Stakeholders in the PJM Region" on the important issues facing states and stakeholders in PJM in 2019.

Date and Time
Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Location
Houston, TX

Is a Carbon Price Next? Developments Across the U.S.

Kate Konschnik, Director of the Climate & Energy Program at the Nicholas Institute, will moderate a panel entitled "Is a Carbon Price Next? Developments Across the U.S." at the Gulf Coast Power Association Conference.

Date and Time
Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location
Luther Burbank Center for the Arts, Santa Rosa, California

Power Outages: Grid Reliability and Emergency Management

Kate Konschnik, Director of the Climate & Energy Program at the Nicholas Institute, will present "Power Outages: Grid Reliability and Emergency Management" at FEMA PrepTalks: New Perspectives for Emergency Managers.

Date and Time
Friday, November 9, 2018 - 11:50 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Location
University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law, 332 South 1400 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84112
Level 6

Emerging Trends in U.S. Renewable Energy Law and Policy

Kate Konschnik, director of the Climate and Energy Program at Duke's Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions, will speak at PURPA @ 40: Renewable Energy Law and Policy in the United States, an event that explores the 40th anniversary of PURPA—one of the nation’s most important renewable energy statutes.

Date and Time
Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 10 a.m. to 12:10 p.m.
Location
Duke in DC, 1201 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Suite 500, Washington, D.C. 20004

States Moving Forward with Carbon Trading: The Nuts and Bolts of Linking State Programs

Join us for the workshop "States Moving Forward with Carbon Trading: the Nuts and Bolts of Linking State Programs," on Thursday, September 6, in Washington, D.C. 

Date and Time
Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Location
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, 2200 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C.

Pricing Carbon in Energy Markets

Kate Konschnik, director of the Climate and Energy Program at Duke University's Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions will moderate Pricing Carbon in Energy Markets, hosted by the Energy Bar Association, on Tuesday, June 5, in Washington, D.C.