Panels include: Energy Efficiency in China: Challenges and Lessons from the World’s Largest Energy Consumer | Climate Change and the Future of Biofuels | Tanks, Jets, and Solar Panels: The U.S. Military and Energy Security | Economic Policy and the Global Implications of the ‘Golden Age of Gas’ | Energy Innova- tion and Entrepreneurship in Developing Countries | Arctic Anxiety: Evaluating Approaches to Arctic Resource Exploration
Peter Piot MD, PhD is the Director of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and Professor of Global Health. He was the founding Executive Director of UNAIDS and Under Secretary-General of the United Nations from 1995 until 2008. Professor Piot co- discovered the Ebola virus in Zaire in 1976, and led research on AIDS, women’s health, and public health in Africa. He was a Scholar in Residence at the Ford Foundation and a Se- nior Fellow at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. He held the 2009 chair “Knowledge against poverty” at the College de France in Paris.