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Pathways not Targets. Let’s Get Serious.

Keynote Presentation
Tuesday, July 18, 2017, 8:35am-9:10am CDT

Charles D. McConnell

Charles D. McConnell is Executive Director of Rice University's Energy and Environment Initiative, a university-wide effort to address the diverse issues associated with energy and the environment.  The Initiative is designed to partner with industry and external stakeholders to position Rice as an impartial broker that combines technology and policy to create a sustainable energy platform in resource utilization and environmental stewardship.

A 35-year veteran of the energy industry, McConnell joined Rice in August 2013 after serving two years as the Assistant Secretary of Energy...Read more