The Transatlantic Energy Disconnect Agenda

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

1619 Massachusetts Avenue, NW Room 806
Washington, DC 20036
9:00 am Coffee and a light breakfast will be available at the conference


9:15 am Welcome & Opening Remarks

            Welcome by Center for Transatlantic Relations

Comments by Daniel Poneman, Deputy Secretary of Energy


9:30am Session I: Energy: What’s the Picture?

Introductory remarks: General Jim Jones, Jones Group, and Jean-Pierre Clamadieu, Solvey


  • What is the likely size and duration of unconventional energy developments, and how are they likely to affect the energy situation on each side of the Atlantic?


Moderated discussion


10:30am Session II: Economic and Energy Sector Effects


  • How is growing U.S. energy production and declining EU production likely to interact in terms of price differentials, relative dependencies and basic economic fundamentals?
  • How might such differentials translate into changes in trade and investment patterns; what sectors are most likely to be affected?


Moderated discussion


11:30am Session III: Strategic considerations, Political and Policy Dynamics


  • What does the transatlantic energy disconnect mean for government and private actor policies on each side of the Atlantic? What does it mean for transatlantic approaches?


Moderated discussion


12:30pm–2:00pm Working luncheon at SAIS


2:00 pm departure of participants