Vail Global Energy Forum

The Future of Energy in A Global Economy 

The energy industry's leading experts. The premier networking event.

Organized by Stanford University’s Precourt Institute for Energy (PIE) and Precourt Energy Efficiency Center (PEEC), in conjunction with the Vail Valley Foundation, the Vail Global Energy Forum brings global leaders together for a discussion on how to best provide the energy necessary to support a productive global economy in an increasingly green, secure and affordable manner. The event takes place at the base of Beaver Creek Resort, providing an intimate setting for networking and conversation that's just steps away from breathtaking views and one of the country's best winter outdoor sport destinations.

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 Click here to view the 2014 photo album. 

2014 Vail Global Energy Forum in Review:

VGEF 2014 more than lived up to its aim to be a Mini-Davos on Energy, and the feeling was sheer optimism for our theme, "The Future of Energy in a Global Economy."

Some highlights from the Forum include: A historic agreement on methane emission air rules negotiated by Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper, Fred Krupp of EDF, Chuck Davidson of Noble Energy, Doug Suttles of Encana and Brad Holly of Anadarko; The radical shift of the U.S. transportation sector toward using renewable energy and natural gas as a future fuel strategy by Dennis Beal of FedEx and Dennis Slagle of Volvo Trucks; and ground-breaking advances in new renewable technologies described by David Danielson, Assistant Secretary of Energy.

Legendary Secretary of State and Secretary of the Treasury, George P. Shultz capped off 2014 by predicting complete energy independence and security for America within this decade.

Mark your calendars for March 14 - 15, 2015, when we continue to bring you the most independent-minded and completely non-partisan energy conference in America.

VGEF 2015 is presented by the Vail Valley Foundation in association with Stanford University, one of the most respected and influential institutions in the world.

Carl Colby
Executive Director, VGEF 

To view the complete list of topics and speakers from the 2014 event, click here.

Official 2014 VGEF Program Book:

For information on sponsorship opportunities, to access this year's speaker presentations or to learn more about the event please contact Gena Buhler.

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