2013 Energy Summit:
"What Will Capitalism Decide?"

Tuesday, September 17; 2:00 - 7:00 pm
The Belo Mansion; Dallas, Texas
2101 Ross Ave.
Dallas, TX 75201

AIRA and the Southwest Chapter of the Commercial Finance Association join to host their second specialized Dallas energy conference addressing current and future energy issues for bankruptcy and restructuring professionals. The 2013 Energy Summit consists of a three-part educational program from 2:00 – 5:30 pm (sessions described below) followed by a reception from 5:30 – 7:00 pm (see schedule in the table at right).


"Pursuing a Sensible Path to U.S. Energy and Economic Security" (2:30 – 3:15 pm)

Dr. Bernard Weinstein, Associate Director of the Maguire Energy Institute and Adjunct Professor of Business at Southern Methodist University—Dr. Weinstein is Professor Emeritus at the University of North Texas where he served as Director of the Center for Economic Development and Research from 1989 to 2009. View bio »


"Energy and Capitalism" (3:30 – 4:30 pm)

Jorge Gutierrez, Looper Reed & McGraw

Loretta Cross, CIRA, CDBV, Charles River Associates
Todd Onderdonk, Exxon Mobile
Dr. Bernard Weinstein, Maguire Energy Institute

"Energy Exits, Wind-Downs and Pitfalls" (4:45 – 5:30 pm)

Chris Welsh, ARG Partners

Jason Brookner, Looper Reed & McGraw
Chuck Carroll, CIRA, FTI Consulting, Inc.
Brandon Cradeur, Grant Thornton LLP
John Echols, Opportune LLP


Sponsorship opportunities are still available. Interested firms should contact Cheryl Campbell, AIRA Associate Executive Director, at (541) 646-9261 or ccampbell@aira.org.


3 credits available, Specialized Knowledge and Application


Conference - $125 member / $135 non-member

Reception-only - $45

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2:00 – 2:30Registration
2:30 – 3:15Keynote presentation by Dr. Bernard Weinstein—"Pursuing a Sensible Path to U.S. Energy and Economic Security"
3:15 – 3:30Break
3:30 – 4:30Energy and Capitalism
4:30 – 4:45Break
4:45 – 5:30Energy Exits, Wind-Downs and Pitfalls
5:30 – 7:00Networking Reception