CORRECTING and REPLACING Leaders of Major Power Industry Companies Among Speakers at CERAWeek 2017 by IHS Markit

Chief executives and other senior officials will address international gathering of industry, policy and financial leaders March 6-10 in Houston.

CORRECTION...by IHS Markit

HOUSTON--()--Reissuing release to correct spelling of Pedro Pizarro (instead of Pedro Pizzaro).

The corrected release reads:

LEADERS OF MAJOR POWER INDUSTRY COMPANIES AMONG SPEAKERS AT CERAWEEK 2017 BY IHS MARKIT

Chief executives and other senior officials will address international gathering of industry, policy and financial leaders March 6-10 in Houston.

An international group of chief executives and other senior power industry leaders will be among those to address delegates during CERAWeek 2017, March 6-10 at the Hilton Americas—Houston.

CERAWeek by business information provider IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO) is the premier annual international gathering of energy industry leaders, experts, government officials and policymakers, leaders from the technology, financial and industrial communities – and energy technology innovators.

Featured power industry speakers at CERAWeek 2017 will include:

  • Lynn Good, chairman, president CEO, Duke Energy
  • Thomas Fanning, chairman, president and CEO, Southern Company
  • Pedro Pizarro, president and CEO, Edison International
  • Mohamed Al Hammadi, chief executive, Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC)
  • Tom Kuhn, president, Edison Electric Institute
  • Ignacio S. Galán, chairman and CEO, Iberdrola
  • Jaime Hernández, Director General, Comisión Federal de Electricidad (CFE), Mexico
  • Isabelle Kocher, CEO, Engie
  • Marla Korsnick, president and CEO, Nuclear Energy Institute
  • Jean-Bernard Lévy, CEO and chairman, Électricité de France (EDF)
  • Peter Terium, CEO, Innogy
  • Jean-Pascal Tricoire, chairman and CEO, Schneider Electric
  • Lisa Davis, CEO global energy and member of the managing board, Siemens

“The future of electric power—including fuel choices for generation, new business models and business designs, not to mention the impact of electric vehicle-based power demand—will be a key part of the CERAWeek 2017 program,” said Daniel Yergin, conference chair and vice chairman of IHS Markit. “We are pleased to be joined by such an important group of industry leaders to elevate this important discussion.”

CERAWeek 2017: Pace of Change: Building a New Energy Future will focus on the changing market at a time of turbulence and uncertainty. The program will examine new forces at work; explore the strategies to meet competitive dynamics and the impact of technology, government policies and the global economy. Nearly 3,000 delegates from more than 60 countries are expected to attend this year’s conference.

CERAWeek 2017 will feature more than 350 speakers including:

  • H.E. Khalid A Al-Falih, minister of energy, industry and mineral resources, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, chairman of the board, Saudi Aramco
  • H.E. Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, secretary general, OPEC
  • Fatih Birol, executive director, International Energy Agency
  • Energy ministers from more than 12 countries
  • CEOs from more than 20 oil and gas companies
  • CEOs from more than 15 power and renewable companies
  • CEOs from more than 15 global technology companies
  • CEOs and senior leaders from more than 15 financial companies
  • 3 United States Senators

Visit www.ceraweek.com for a complete and up-to-date list of speakers and program information.

Key themes to be explored at CERAWeek 2017 will include:

  • Oil industry in transition: Where are we in the cycle? What lies ahead for industry structure and strategy?
  • U.S. energy policy in the Trump era: New directions
  • Climate policy, energy security and competitiveness
  • Scaling innovation: Pace and impact of new technologies, digitalization, robotics, big-data, mobility/transportation, internet of things
  • Future of the upstream business: supply, costs and industry structure
  • Electric power: What are the future fuel choices for generation (coal, gas, and role of renewables), market design and new business models such as centralized vs. distributed generation?
  • Natural gas: Regional imbalances and their impacts on global gas markets and strategy
  • Autos and oil: the changing face of demand

Registration Information

CERAWeek 2017 will be held March 6-10 at the Hilton Americas Hotel in Houston, Texas. Further information and delegate registration is available at www.ceraweek.com.

Media Accreditation

Media registration is now open. Members of the media interested in covering CERAWeek 2017 are required to apply for accreditation. Applications can be submitted via the following link: http://on.ihs.com/cwmediareg17

About IHS Markit (www.ihsmarkit.com)

IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO) is a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions for the major industries and markets that drive economies worldwide. The company delivers next-generation information, analytics and solutions to customers in business, finance and government, improving their operational efficiency and providing deep insights that lead to well-informed, confident decisions. IHS Markit has more than 50,000 key business and government customers, including 85 percent of the Fortune Global 500 and the world’s leading financial institutions. Headquartered in London, IHS Markit is committed to sustainable, profitable growth.

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jeff.marn@ihsmarkit.com
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Release Summary

An international group of CEOs and other senior power industry leaders will be among those to address delegates during CERAWeek 2017, March 6-10 at the Hilton Americas—Houston. www.ceraweek.com

Contacts

IHS Markit
Jeff Marn, +1-202-463-8213
jeff.marn@ihsmarkit.com
or
Press Team
+1-303-305-8021
press@ihs.com
Follow @IHS_News