Energy Freedom Summit Oct. 2008

Click to view slides from the October 2008 Energy Freedom Summit in Chicago. We'll have video posted soon. 

National Security and Economic Implications of Oil Dependence
Moderator: Mark Dubowitz, Executive Director, Foundation for Defense of Democracies

  • Robert "Bud" McFarlane, former National Security Advisor; member, Set America Free
  • Peter Huessy, CEO & President of GeoStrategic Analysis; member, Set America Free
  • Eyal Aronoff, co-founder Quest Software; member, Set America Free

Energy Security through Fuel Choice
Moderator: Anne Korin, Chair, Set America Free Coalition

The Alcohol Standard
Moderator: Steve Huntley, Chicago Sun-Times

  • Methanol , Bruce Aitken, President and CEO, Methanex Corporation
  • Brazil: Sugarcane ethanol, Joel Velasco, Chief U.S. Representative, UNICA (Brazilian Sugar Cane Industry Association)
  • Burl Haigwood, President, Flex Fuel Vehicle Club of America

Getting Plugged In
Moderator: J. William "Bill" Moore, publisher and editor in chief, EV World 

  • Who Killed the Electric Car?
    Edwin Black, Author, "Internal Combustion," and "The Plan;" member, Set America Free
  • Electrifying America
    Chelsea Sexton, Executive Director, Plug In America; member, Set America Free
  • Project Better Place
    Sven Thesen, Manager, Strategic Operations

World Development through Fuel Choice

  • Robert Zubrin, Author, Energy Victory; member, Set America Free
  • Biofuels in Africa, Jack Grynberg, Grynberg Petroleum Company
  • How Biofuels Help Feed the World, Johanna Mendelson Forman, Senior Associate, America's Program at CSIS

The Politics of Breaking Free
Moderator: Anne Korin, Chair, Set America Free

  • Polling Results,  Bill McCarthy, FDD
  • The Bottom Up Approach: Getting the Troops Involved,  Bill Holmberg, Chairman, Biomass Coordinating Council, ACORE
  • Energy Freedom: Public Perceptions v. Reality, Peter Forman, Chairman and Founder, MoveBeyondOil.org
  • Bob Casper, President, POET Ethanol Products