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THEC Mar 26 - Energy and the Green New Deal

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Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas,

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1801 Allen Parkway

Houston, TX 77019

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John Hofmeister - Energy and the Green New Deal

Please join THEC at the March luncheon to hear from John Hofmeister, founder of Citizens of Affordable Energy and former president of Shell Oil, to hear his presentation “Refreshing the Energy Outlook Given the Intervention of the Green New Deal”. We will meet on Tuesday, March 26th, at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Houston Branch at 1801 Allen Parkway from 12 p.m. to 1.30 p.m.

For security purposes, you must register by March 25, 2019 at 11 a.m. and bring a photo I.D. for entrance into the Federal Reserve Bank building.

About the Speaker

Upon retirement as President of Shell Oil Company in 2008, John Hofmeister founded and heads the not-for-profit membership association, Citizens for Affordable Energy. A business leader who has participated in the inner workings of multiple industries for over 35 years, Hofmeister also has held executive leadership positions in General Electric, Nortel and AlliedSignal (now Honeywell International).

Hofmeister served as the Chairman of the National Urban League, and remains on the board. He recently stepped down as the Chairman of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technical Advisory Committee. He serves as non-executive Director of Applus+ Services, Barcelona; and Ioneer Ltd, Sydney. Hofmeister is a Fellow of the National Academy of Human Resources. He also is a past Chairman and serves as a Director Emeritus of the Greater Houston Partnership. He is the author of Why We Hate the Oil Companies: Straight Talk from an Energy Insider (Palgrave Macmillan, 2010).

Hofmeister serves as a Wrigley Scholar/Executive in Residence in the Global Institute of Sustainability at Arizona State University. He is also a Lecturer at the University of Houston and also at Kansas State University. Hofmeister earned Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Political Science from Kansas State University. In May 2010 he was awarded an honorary doctorate of letters from the University of Houston and from Kansas State University in 2014.

About THEC

The Houston Economics Club (THEC) is an association of economists, analysts, researchers, businessmen, businesswomen, entrepreneurs and academics who meet regularly to network, discuss recent business news and listen to prominent experts share their insights on current economic events. THEC is an affiliate chapter of the National Association for Business Economics (NABE).

Every month of our program year—August to June— we invite a prominent speaker to share their insights on current economic events. We meet for a luncheon each month, typically at the Houston Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. Meetings run from 12 p.m. to 1.30 p.m., starting with networking, followed by the speaker’s presentation and a brief Q&A.

Sign up or renew your THEC membership here: https://thec1819membership.eventbrite.com/

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Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas,

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