Global Energy Forum at Beaver Creek 2017


Presented by the Global Energy Forum Foundation in partnership with the Stanford University Precourt Institute for Energy and the Stanford University Precourt Energy Efficiency Center, the Forum hosts leaders from around the world in an engaging and thought-provoking examination of our energy future.

The Forum takes place at the base of Beaver Creek Resort, providing an intimate setting for networking and conversation just steps away from breathtaking views and one of the country's best winter outdoor sport destinations. Beaver Creek’s spectacular Vilar Performing Arts Center will once again serve as the event’s headquarters. 

Participants in the Global Energy Forum have included distinguished government officials, corporate energy executives, leading research scientists, venture capitalists, investors, entrepreneurs and world-renowned journalists, including the following (among many others):

  • George P. Shultz, former Secretary of State
  • Condoleezza Rice, former Secretary of State
  • Ernest Moniz, Secretary of Energy
  • Gen. Michael V. Hayden, USAF (Ret.), former Director, NSA & former Director, CIA
  • John Hickenlooper, Governor of Colorado
  • Al Walker, Chairman, President & CEO, Anadarko

    • John Christmann, President & CEO, Apache

    • Doug Suttles, President & CEO, Encana
    • David Stover, Chairman and CEO, Noble Energy
    • Terry Boston, Past President & CEO, PJM Interconnection

      • Jacqueline Hinman, Chairman & CEO, CH2M

      • Senator Cory Gardner, U.S. Senator, Colorado
      • Senator Rob Portman, U.S. Senator, Ohio
      • Fred Krupp, President, Environmental Defense Fund
      • Steven Mueller, Chairman & CEO, Southwestern Energy
      • Russ Girling, President & CEO TransCanada
      • Michael Dimock, President, Pew Research Center

      • Jeff Bingaman, U.S. Senator, New Mexico 

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                                    Coverage From Global Energy Forum:

                                    Assessing Our Rapidly Changing World of Energy
                                    By Allen Best, The Denver Post

                                    Clean Mountain Air Brings Clarity to Energy Debate at Global Energy Forum
                                    By Andy Darrell, Environmental Defense Fund

                                    Oil Production in Colorado and North America is Changing the Balance of Power Worldwide
                                    By Cathy Proctor, Energy Inc, Denver Business Journal

                                    At Vail Conference, Bid to Lift Export Ban is Emphasized
                                    By Susan Klann, Hart Energy

                                    Co-operation on Energy Should be Continental Priority
                                    By Colin Robertson, The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

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                                    By Watching Our "Attendee Experience" Video 

                                    Photos by: 
                                    Zach Mahone