Agenda:

October 5 (Thursday) 

GeoPolicyConnect Workshop Day 1
Energy Innovation Center Pittsburgh, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Pittsburgh

8:30–9:00 A.M.  Breakfast and Registration

9:00–9:30 A.M.  Welcome and Introductory Remarks

9:30–10:00 A.M.  What Are Cumulative Impacts? Jared Cohon, Carnegie Mellon University Scott Institute for Energy Innovation

Energy Innovation Center (EIC) in Pittsburgh, PA

10:00–10:30 A.M.  Perspectives on Cumulative Impacts

  • Rich Fitzgerald, Allegheny County Executive
  • Daniel Rice, CEO, Rice Energy Inc.
  • Susan LeGros, President and Executive Director, Center for Responsible Shale Development
  • John Walliser, Senior Vice President, Legal & Government Affairs, Pennsylvania Environmental Council
  • Michelle McGregor, Senior Advisor, Oil & Gas Development, The Nature Conservancy
  • Raina Rippel, Director, SWPA Environmental Health Project

10:30–10:45 A.M.  Break

10:45–11:45 A.M.  Barriers to Evaluating Cumulative Impacts and How to Address Them Facilitated break-out groups will address key discussion questions

11:45 A.M.–12:30 P.M.  Introduction to Afternoon Discussions and Lunch

12:30–1:00 P.M.  Collaboration Among Disparate Groups Corey Young, Director, Center for Energy Policy & Management at Washington and Jefferson College

1:00–4:30 P.M.  Digging Deeper Facilitated break-out groups will address key discussion questions

4:30– 5:00 P.M.  Final Reflections on the Day (by participants)

5:00–7:00 P.M.  Networking Event and Reception

October 6 (Friday)

GeoPolicy Connect Workshop, Day 2
Energy Innovation Center Pittsburgh, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Pittsburgh

8:30–9:00 A.M.  Breakfast and Registration

9:00–9:15 A.M.  Welcome Back 

9:15–10:00 A.M.  Review & Summary of Day 1

10:00–11:15 A.M.  Cumulative Impact Work Discussion Facilitated break-out groups will address key discussion questions

11:15–11:30 A.M.  Break

11:30 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.  Bringing It all Together