State of the West 2015

Thu November 12th 2015, 12:00 - 8:00pm
John A. and Cynthia Fry Gunn Building
366 Galvez Street
Koret-Taube Conference Center, Room 130


Thursday, November 12, 2015

Nov 12
12 - 12:05 pm

Welcome Remarks

John B. Shoven
Charles R. Schwab Professor Economics
Buzz and Barbara McCoy Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution
Senior Fellow and Director Emeritus, The Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research

Nov 12
12:05 - 1:30 pm

Lunch Keynote: State of the States

David Crane
Lecturer in Public Policy, Stanford University
SIEPR Research Scholar
Director of the Volcker-Ravitch Task Force on the State Budget Crisis
President, Govern for California

Nov 12
1:45 - 3:30 pm

Water Markets

Felicia Marcus
Chairman, Water Resources Board, State of California

Frank Wolak
Holbrook Working Professor in Commodity Price Studies, Stanford University
Senior Fellow, the Freeman Spogli Institute, the Precourt Institute and SIEPR

Mark G. Duggan, Moderator
The Trione Director of SIEPR
The Wayne and Jodi Cooperman Professor of Economics

Nov 12
3:45 - 5:30 pm

Energy Infrastructure in the West

Sally Benson
Director of the Precourt Institute for Energy

Bill Chapman
CEO, Millennium Bulk Terminals-Longview, LLC

Jay J. Manning
President, Washington Environmental Council

Bruce E. Cain, Moderator
Spence and Cleone Eccles Family Director of the Bill Lane Center for the American West

Nov 12
5:30 - 6:30 pm


Nov 12
6:30 - 8 pm

Dinner and Keynote

Matthew H. Mead
Governor of the State of Wyoming

Alan K. Simpson, Introducer
U.S. Senator, Wyoming (Retired)

David Kennedy, Moderator
Director Emeritus, The Bill Lane Center for the American West