Program May 30th to June 1st

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Conference Brochure ASPO 2012 (as released May 25rd 2012)

Speakers and Presentations

DAY 1 – 30 May 2012

09:00 – 09:30 Opening of the Conference
Stephan Pernkopf, Minister of Environment and Energy of the Federal State of Lower Austria
Günther Liebel, Federal Minister for Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management
Maria Vassilakou, Vice-Mayor and Executive City Councillor for Urban Planning, Traffic & Transport, Climate Protection, Energy and Public Participation
Paul Hohnen, Conference Facilitator
09:30 – 11:00 10 Years of ASPO: Lessons learned
Kjell Aleklett, Professor at Uppsala University (Sweden), President of ASPO International
Peeking at Peak Oil“, Book Presentation
Jeremy Gilbert, Managing Director of Barrelmore Ltd.
Panel discussion with
Kjell Aleklett, President of ASPO International
Jeremy Gilbert, Managing Director of Barrelmore Ltd.
Dennis Meadows
, Laboratory of Interactive Learning, New Hampshire
Nebojsa Nakicenovic, Professor Vienna University of Technology, Deputy Director of the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), and Director of the Global Energy Assessment (GEA)
11:00 – 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 – 13:00 Climate Change and the Sustainable Use of Resources
Helga Kromp-Kolb, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna
Unconventional Oil and Gas, a Game Changer?
Euan Mearns, University of Aberdeen,The Oil Drum
The Geopolitics of Oil & Gas
Michael Klare, Five College Professor of Peace and World Security Studies
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 – 15:30 Shale Gas Perspectives
(watch discussion video)
(Moderation: Rembrandt Koppelaar)
Conventional & Unconventional:
Does it Matter?
(Moderation: Phil Hart, ASPO Australia)
Learning from US Shale Gas
Arthur Berman
, Director Labyrinth Consulting Services, Inc and board of directors ASPO USA (via video from Houston)
The Influence of Marginal Oil Fields
Richard Miller
, Oil Depletion Analysis Centre
Shale Gas – European Perspectives  
Werner Zittel
, Ludwig Bölkow Systemtechnik GmbH, Germany, ASPO Germany
The Future of Unconventional Oil
Steve Mohr
, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia

CTL & GTL
Mikael Höök, Global Energy Systems, Dep of Earth Sciences,Uppsala University
Euan Mearns, University of Aberdeen,The Oil Drum
15:30 – 16:00 Coffee Break
16:00 – 16:30 The Energy Security of Renewable Energies
Karen Smith-Stegen, Professor at Bremer Energie Institut & Jacobs University
16:30 – 17:45 Panel Discussion
Energy Security and the geopolitical dimension of fossil fuel availability
Karin Kneissl, independent energy analyst
Jörn Richert, Bundeswehr Transformation Centre, Germany
Daniele Ganser, Director Swiss Institute for Peace and Energy Research
Michael Klare, Five College Professor of Peace and World Security Studies
Karen Smith-Stegen, Bremer Energie Institut & Jacobs University
17:45 – 18:00 Plenary Closing session
19:30 Evening Buffet Reception in cooperation with the City of Vienna at Vienna´s oldest “Heuriger” 10er Marie. (Address: Ottakringer Straße 222, 1160 Vienna)

DAY 2 – 31 May 2012

09:00 – 09:15 Opening
Ingmar Höbarth, Director of The Climate and Energy Fund Austria
Ernst Hutterer, WKO – The Umbrella Organization Energy-Climate Protection
Stefan Moidl, Austrian Wind Power Association
09:15 – 10:45 Lessons Learned: Less Oil – More Problems?
The Second Law of Economics, Energy, Entropy and the Origins of Wealth
Reiner Kümmel, University of Würzburg, Germany
The Impending World Oil Shortage: Learning from the Past
Robert Hirsch, Senior Energy Advisor MISI
Arm Chair Discussion:
 Thomas Bachheimer, European president of the Goldstandardinstitute
Reiner Kümmel, University of Wurzburg
Robert Hirsch, Senior Energy Advisor MISIOliver Rech, Co-Founder and Director of Energy Funds Advisor
10:45 – 11:15 Coffee Break
11:15 – 12:45 Vulnerability: Transport in a Globalized Economy
(Moderation: Phil Hart, ASPO Australia)
Affordability: The Future Costs of Oil & Gas
(Moderation: Rembrandt Koppelaar, Research Associate at the Institute for Integrated Economic Research)
Peak Oil Mitigation of the Transport Sector
Jeremy Wakeford, Chairman ASPO South Africa
Oil & Gas Costs Perspectives
Olivier Rech, Co-Founder and Director of Energy Funds Advisor
Future Options for Heavy Transport Vehicles
Stefan Hausberger, Technical University Graz
Oil & the Financial Markets
Alexander Poegl
, JBC Energy
The End of Cheap Oil and the Consequences on Transportation
Harald Frey, Vienna University of Technology
Rising Energy Costs for Austrian Households in the Face of Peak Oil
Michael Cerveny, ÖGUT
Discussion
12:45 – 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 – 15:45 Where to Invest for a Secure and Sustainable Energy Future?
Claudia Kemfert, Professor Hertie School of Governance and Head of the Energy, Transportation and Environment Department at the GermanInstitute for Economic Research in Berlin
Is Biomass an Adequate Substitute for Oil? Liquid Fuel vs Solid Fuel Approaches
Christian Rakos, President of the European Pellet Council
100% Renewable Energy: More Than Just a Vision
Peter Droege, Professor for Sustainable Spatial Development, University of Liechtenstein
15:45 – 16:15 Coffee Break
16:15 – 17:45 Peak Oil and Urban Design
(Moderation: Georg Günsberg, ASPO Austria)
Towards a New Energy System – Coping with Storage as a Bottleneck
(Moderation: Christian Rakos, President of the European Pellet Council)
Post Peak Waste Management
Ugo Bardi
, University of Florence & ASPO Italy
Physical and Economic Limitations to Renewable Energies at a Global Level
Pierre-René Bauquis
, Professor at TPA (TOTAL Professeurs Associés)
The BAER project. Energy autonomy as a feasible concept to reduce oil dependency
Hans-Martin Neumann, University of Liechtenstein, Institute of Architecture and Planning
100% Renewables by 2050 – a Realistic Option for Austria?
Wolfgang Streicher, University of Innsbruck
Urban planning: a key in the post-oil city
Christoph Chorherr
, Member of the City Council Vienna
Energy conversion and storage using the Power-to-Gas technology – the missing link in renewable energy systems
Hermann Pengg, Head of Project Management e-fuels, AUDI AG
17:45-18:00 Roundup
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DAY 3 – 1 JUNE 2012

09:00 – 09:05 Opening
Michael Paula, Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology
09:05 – 10:45 On the Verge of an Energy Transition
Jeremy Leggett, UK Industry Taskforce on Peak Oil & Energy Security, Solarcentury
James W. Buckee, Director at Black Swan Energy Ltd.
Panel discussion: Political Perspectives on the Energy Transition
Jeremy Leggett, UK Industry Taskforce on Peak Oil & Energy Security, Solarcentury
James W. Buckee, Director at Black Swan Energy Ltd
Theresia Vogel
, Climate and Energy Fund Austria
Yves Cochet, Member of European Parliament, France
10:45 – 11:15 Coffee Break
11:15 – 13:00 Outlook & Conclusion
Nate Hagens, Institute for Integrated Economic Research
Organisers & ASPO International
Finale Resumee

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