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Upcoming 2018 Events

GEM offers numerous admissions and industry events to connect prospective students to GEM students, alumni and industry professionals throughout the year.

Webinar Series

Energy Trends: A GEM Perspective


Tuesday, October 23, 2018
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. MDT

Learn from Colorado Legislator Chris Hansen & Economist Dr. Michael Orlando on the importance of how GEM's program prepares energy leaders to deal with changes in government policy and positively impact their energy careers.

The goal is to showcase the most important trends in energy and how GEM uniquely prepares students for the future of energy's economy.​

The topics to be discussed include:

  • How Global perspective of GEM prepares students with the complete energy picture
  • How GEM helps students diversify energy background
  • The Benefits of GEM's course from the faculty perspective 

GEM Speaker Series

Energy Security and Risk: Addressing America's Vulnerabilities in a Global Market​


Wednesday, October 24, 2018
11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. MDT

Presented by Steve Eule, VP, US Chamber’s Global Energy Institute and Daniel Klein, President, Twenty-First Strategies

Since the early 1970s, Democratic and Republican presidential administrations and other policymakers have made energy security a priority.  Yet, we have lacked a tool to regularly measure our nation's progress and thus assess the impact of policy decisions on America's energy security.  Indeed, energy is still recognized today as among the top challenges to our Nation's future prosperity, national security, and way of life. 

The Index of U.S. Energy Security Risk: Assessing America's Vulnerabilities in a Global Energy Market is an annual energy risk indicator, which uses quantifiable data, historical trend information, and government projections to identify the policies and other factors that contribute positively or negatively to U.S. energy security. The Index provides a look at energy security retrospectively from 1970 to 2013 and prospectively from 2014-2040. From this data, policymakers and energy professionals can use the Index to track shifts in U.S. energy security over time and assess potential impacts of new policies.


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