Welcome and Opening Remarks with Jonathan Pershing

Setting the stage for CO2NNECT 2018: framing the broader environmental, economic, political and policy contours of the carbon capture agenda and the opportunities and challenges to achieving widespread deployment.


The New Enterprise of Carbon Management with Julio Friedmann

Exploring the state of carbon capture, utilization and storage today, its place in the energy and industrial economy of the future, and its essential role in achieving mid-century goals for reducing carbon emissions. View slides.

 

The New Enterprise of Carbon Management with Matt Lucas

Exploring the state of carbon capture, utilization and storage today, its place in the energy and industrial economy of the future, and its essential role in achieving mid-century goals for reducing carbon emissions. View slides.


Decarbonizing Electric Power Generation with Chris Moser

Moser shares his company’s experience with the groundbreaking Petra Nova carbon capture project at a coal-fired power plant near Houston and his company’s view of the challenges for deployment in power generation going forward. 


Decarbonizing Electric Power Generation with Bill Brown

Brown describes Allam Cycle technology and its potential to increase the efficiency and lower the cost of carbon capture in natural gas and coal power generation. View slides.

 


The Transformative Potential of 45Q and Other Federal Incentives with Deepika Nagabhushan

Highlighting recent modeling that underscores the deployment potential of 45Q and proposed incentives. View slides.


Carbon Solutions Panel

Emerging technologies promise further reductions in capture costs and new uses for captured CO2 that transform carbon emissions into a beneficial economic resource. Top entrepreneurs and technology experts will describe this exciting and rapidly evolving innovation landscape.

Featuring Alisa Ferguson (moderator), Mike Biddle, Etosha Cave, Laurel Harmon, and Erin Meezan.


Removing Carbon from the Atmosphere with Steve Oldham

Oldham shares his company’s technology to capture CO2 from ambient air to achieve negative emissions and opportunities for deploying and commercializing direct air capture going forward. View slides.


Scaling Up the Business Model with Vicki Hollub

Executives share their vision for carbon capture and carbon management as a key component of the future business model for their companies and industries.


Scaling Up the Business Model with Ron Alverson

Executives share their vision for carbon capture and carbon management as a key component of the future business model for their companies and industries. View slides.


Scaling Up the Business Model with Holly Krutka

Executives share their vision for carbon capture and carbon management as a key component of the future business model for their companies and industries. View slides.


Scaling Up the Business Model with Ellen O’Connell

Executives share their vision for carbon capture and carbon management as a key component of the future business model for their companies and industries. View slides.


Protecting and Growing High-Wage Jobs Panel

National and local labor leaders discuss how carbon capture can help protect and create high-wage jobs in a low-carbon economy.

Featuring Alan Ekblad (moderator), Roxanne D. Brown, and Chauffe Schirmer.


Carbon Capture and Utilization Innovation in an Energy-Producing State with Jason Begger

Begger highlights his state’s many initiatives underway to develop and commercialize carbon management solutions. View slides.


Financing Deployment

Leading clean energy finance practitioners and investors explore ways to unlock private capital to finance carbon capture sufficient to meet global energy needs and emissions reduction goals. View slides.

Featuring Jeffrey D. Brown, Rick Needham, and Damien Gerard.


State Leadership

States provide the laboratories for carbon capture innovation and deployment. Governor Matt Mead (R-WY) and Governor Steve Bullock (D-MT) describe steps states are taking to complement federal policy and foster commercial deployment of carbon capture and CO2 pipeline infrastructure.


Expanding the Definition of Clean Energy Panel

Reflecting on the preceding sessions, business, governmental, environmental, media, and philanthropic leaders discuss political, policy, and communications strategies for making carbon capture a key pillar of our nation’s broader clean energy agenda.

Featuring Akshat Rathi (moderator), Kara Brighton Fornstrom, Jay Faison, Bob Mannes, Glenn Prickett, and Mijo Vodopic.