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This webinar is co-hosted by Collaboratory and University of Colorado Denver
Infrastructure Part #2: Insights from Energy Infrastructure and Oil and Gas Development
Session will include: A focus on insights from oil and gas development with insights from surveys, interviews, news media analysis, and analysis of public policy that spans across 15 states but with a strong focus on Colorado.

This free one hour webinar is co-hosted by Colorado Energy Research Collaboratory (energy research partnership between University of Colorado Boulder, Colorado School of Mines, Colorado State University, and National Renewable Energy Lab) and University of Colorado Denver

Webinar host and for more info: Maury.Dobbie@ColoradoCollaboratory.org 970-682-5707

Moderator: Joshua Sperling, New Concepts Incubator, Urban Futures and the Energy-X Nexus, Postdoc Fellow at NREL

Panelists:
• Tanya Heikkila, Professor & Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs, School of Public Affairs, University of Colorado Denver
• Matt Lapore, Strategic Advisor & Legal Counsel, Adamantine Energy
• Christopher Weible, Professor & PhD Program Director, School of Public Affairs, University of Colorado Denver

To read speaker bios: https://cercsymposium.org/free-webinar-oct-22-2020/

Oct 22, 2020 10:00 AM in Mountain Time (US and Canada)

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Speakers

Tanya Heikkila
Professor and Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs @School of Public Affairs, University of Colorado Denver
Tanya Heikkila co-directs the Workshop on Policy Process Research (WOPPR). Her research and teaching focus on policy processes and environmental governance, including the context of interstate watersheds and unconventional oil and gas development. She wrote “Making Policy in a Complex World” and co-edited “Policy Debates in Hydraulic Fracturing.” Professor Heikkila earned her PhD in Management and a Master of Public Administration from the University of Arizona, and a BA in International Studies and Spanish from the University of Oregon.
Matt Lepore
Strategic Advisor & Legal Counsel @Adamantine Energy
Matt Lepore is Strategic Advisor and Legal Counsel at Adamantine Energy. He was the director for five and a half years of the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC). He was also Colorado’s Official Representative to the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission from 2013 to April 2019, serving as Steering Committee Chairman from 2016 to 2018, and Legal and Regulatory Affairs Committee Chairman from 2014 to 2016. Prior to his tenure as COGCC director, Lepore served as a Colorado Assistant Attorney General, where he represented the Oil and Gas Commission. Lepore earned his JD from Stanford University and a BA in English from the University of Colorado Boulder.
Chris Weible
Professor and PhD Program Director @School of Public Affairs, University of Colorado Boulder
Chris Weible co-directs the Workshop on Policy Process Research (WOPPR). His research and teaching center on political conflict and concord in the energy and environment issues. He co-edited “Theories of the Policy Process” and “Policy Debates in Hydraulic Fracturing.” Professor Weible earned his PhD in Ecology from the University of California Davis, and a Master of Public Administration and a BS in Mathematics and Statistics from the University of Washington.