Duke Energy CEO Jim Rogers to Speak at Duke Conference Nov. 28

Free, all-day conference to feature information on a variety of energy issues

Duke Energy CEO Jim Rogers will give the first of two keynote addresses at the Duke University Energy Conference on Wednesday, Nov. 28.

Rogers' talk, "The Future of Energy: How Will Today's Challenges Shape the Future of the Industry?" begins at 9 a.m. and is open to the Duke community and the media. Because of space restrictions, the event is not open to the public.

Admission is free, though an RSVP is required for non-media attendees, and can be obtained online at http://dukeenergyconference.eventbrite.com/.

The annual conference runs from 8:15 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Geneen Auditorium at The Fuqua School of Business, on Duke 's West Campus.

Kateri Callahan, president of the Alliance to Save Energy, will give the closing keynote address at 4 p.m.

In addition to the keynote talks, the event features:

-- Information about energy issues, including investments of the future, the gravity of cybersecurity threats in the energy sector and how non-energy global companies are creatively addressing energy challenges in their core operations.

-- Panelists who work in policy, finance, consulting and other fields, including directors, C-level executives, presidents and others.

A schedule of events can be found at http://fuqua.campusgroups.com/energy/web_page?url_name=2012_conference&club_url2=energy