Boston – The Association for the Study of Peak Oil-USA (ASPO-USA) and Boston University (BU) will co-sponsor the 2006 World Oil Conference, Time for Action: A Midnight Ride for Peak Oil, on the BU campus October 25-27, 2006.
The Conference will bring energy experts from around the world to discuss the likely timing, impacts, and intelligent responses to the growing Peak Oil challenge. Virtually every sector of our society and economy will be affected by Peak Oil, from transportation, manufacturing, airfreight, and agriculture, to homebuilding, city planning, and finance.
“What better place than Boston to hold A Midnight Ride for Peak Oil?” asks Matthew Simmons, Chair of ASPO-USA’s Advisory Board. “We are recruiting the best minds in the business - geologists, industry experts, academics, and environmentalists – to take up arms with scientific data to meet the historic challenge of Peak Oil.” Simmons is author of the WSJ-listed best seller, Twilight in the Desert – The Coming Saudi Oil Shock and the World Economy.
For Conference details, please see: www.aspousa.org/fall2006/index.cfm
In addition to Matthew Simmons and Robert Kaufmann, conference speakers will include Ali Samsam Bakhtiari of the National Iranian Oil Company (retired); Roscoe Bartlett US Congress Rep from Md., and more than 20 others. Peak oil writers Richard Heinberg and Michael Klare will also be speaking. The full list of speakers may be viewed at the Conference Website.
Conference topics include: