FW: Feb. 7 Ted Turner - Alternative Energy & Houston
Thought this might be of interest to the group
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Please make a note of our new contact information above.
World Affairs Council of Houston
United Nations Foundation
Alternative Energy & Houston
Working for a Sustainable Future
Ted Turner & Timothy E. Wirth
In conversation with
Chairman, Simmons & Company International
Wednesday, February 7, 2007
2222 West Loop South
Registration and reception: 11:30 a.m.
Luncheon: Noon-1:30 p.m.
Registration details at www.wachouston.org
For information email eferruelo@...
Phone: (713) 522-7811 Fax: (713) 522-7812
Online registration will open in January
Developing alternative sources of energy efficiently and profitably is a challenge for both the energy industry and for public policy. These advancements require a thorough understanding of the practical hurdles facing the industry.
Ted Turner and Timothy Wirth are coming to Houston to engage its energy leaders and citizens in a discussion on the opportunities in clean energy technologies. In particular, they will focus on the ways in which public policy can assist profitable development of affordable clean energy technologies.
Turner, founder of CNN, is an entrepreneur, environmentalist, and philanthropist. To support the activities of the United Nations, he created the United Nations Foundation through his billion-dollar gift. Wirth, a former Senator from Colorado, has been president of the UN Foundation since its inception.
The World Affairs Council is recognized as one of Houston's most prestigious citizen forums. Its more than 5,000 members are highly educated individuals who care about international events. From this vision, the Council's mission flows: to promote America 's understanding of the world--the people, politics, economics, and relationships--and to improve the ability of our citizens to participate in the world community