Past Events

Contact Amy Mast to add an upcoming energy-related event to this list. 

Thursday, October 06, 2016
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Location: Michigan League Ballroom


Wednesday, October 05, 2016 to Friday, October 07, 2016
8:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Great Lakes Adaptation Forum, "A Network of Networks"
October 5-7, 2016 Ann Arbor, MI
Wednesday, October 05, 2016 to Friday, October 07, 2016
(All day)

About the Forum

The 2016 Great Lakes Adaptation Forum will bring together hundreds of practitioners and researchers from across the Great Lakes region of Canada and the United States for 3 days of sharing climate adaptation and resilience solutions and products in an engaged learning program.

Exciting, high energy sessions include:

Monday, October 03, 2016
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Reclaiming the Atmospheric Commons:  A New Strategy for Climate Policy Success?

Leigh Raymond, Professor of Political Science and Director of the Center for the Environment at Purdue University

11:30am-1:00pm (Pizza lunch provided at 11:30am, lecture begins at 11:40am)

Free and open to the public.

Sponsored by:

Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy (CLOSUP)

Friday, September 30, 2016
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Location details: Ross Colloquium (6th Floor)

The Energy Cub at Ross is excited to invite you to our 2016 “Energy Efficiency in the Residential Sector” conference. The Energy Conference is the University of Michigan - Ross's premier energy event, which brings together leading experts and students from around the world and across campus, to address some of the biggest challenges in the energy industry today.

The following panel topics will shed light on the complexities and triumphs associated with energy efficiency in the home.

Thursday, September 29, 2016
5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

Each year the Center for Sustainable Systems based at the School of Natural Resources and Environment, invites an internationally recognized expert to deliver the Peter M. Wege Lecture on Sustainability at the University of Michigan. This annual Lecture Series focuses on critical issues of sustainability and honors Peter M. Wege for his many outstanding contributions to the University of Michigan’s Center for Sustainable Systems and to the environmental field.

Thursday, September 29, 2016
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Speaker: Michael Ferris
Speaker Title: Professor 
Event Type: Michigan Power & Energy Laboratory (MPEL) Seminars, UMOR Power Seminar
Location: 1024 FXB

Monday, September 26, 2016 to Wednesday, September 28, 2016
(All day)

Climate change is a potential threat to the welfare of mankind and its mitigation is becoming urgent. Nuclear energy, which provides one-fifth of U.S. electricity generation, is currently the leading utility-scale, carbon-free baseload power source in America.  But it is expensive, controversial, and regulated in a way that poses challenges to technological innovation. So how does nuclear power fit into U.S. climate change mitigation goals going forward?   

Friday, September 23, 2016
2:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Speaker: Sam Stolper
​Location: Dana 1028
The title of Sam's talk is "Competition and Incidence: Automotive Fuel Tax Pass-Through at State Borders." 
The schedule for the remainder of the semester is:
Sep 23: Sam Stolper (MIT and UM)
Sep 30: Paul Brehm (UM)
Oct 7: Sarah Johnston (UM)
Oct 21: Evan Herrnstadt (Harvard)
Oct 28: TE3 conference
Nov 11: Dana Jackman (UM)
Nov 18: Yiyuan Zhang (UM)
Friday, September 23, 2016
2:30 PM to 4:00 PM

 The Energy and Environmental Economics Seminar welcomes Sam Stolper for a presentation titled "Competition and Incidence: Automotive Fuel Tax Pass-Through at State Borders."