Critical Minerals & U.S. National Security
January 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm MST
DENVER COUNCIL ON FOREIGN RELATIONS WEBINAR
CRITICAL MINERALS & U.S. NATIONAL SECURITY
Topic: Critical Minerals & U.S. National Security
SPEAKER: DR. MORGAN D. BAZILIAN, DIRECTOR OF THE PAYNE INSTITUTE FOR PUBLIC POLICY
Hosted by: Denver Council on Foreign Relations
Time: TUESDAY, JANUARY 19, 2021 – 7:00PM – 8:30PM MT
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Please join the Denver Council on Foreign Relations as they welcome Payne Institute Director Morgan D. Bazilian presenting a webinar titled Critical Minerals & U.S. National Security on Tuesday, January 19, 2021 from 7:00pm – 8:30pm (MT).
Dr. Morgan Bazilian is the Director of the Payne Institute and Professor of Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines. Previously, he was Lead Energy Specialist at the World Bank. He has over two decades of experience in the energy sector and is regarded as a leading expert in international affairs, policy, and investment.
Dr. Bazilian holds two Master’s degrees and a Ph.D. in areas related to energy systems and markets, and has been a Fullbright fellow. He holds, or has held, several affiliations including at Columbia University, Cambridge University, The Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden, the Center for Strategic and International Studies, and the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis. He is on the editorial boards of Environmental Research Letters, Energy Strategy Reviews, and Energy Research and Social Science. He has published over 140 articles in learned journals. His book, Analytical Methods for Evergy Diversity and Security is considered a seminal piece in the area of energy, finance, and security. His work has been published in Science, Nature, Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, and Proceedings of the National Academy of Science.
Dr. Bazilian was a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Advisory Council on Energy, and on the Global Advisory Council of the Sustainable Finance Programme at Oxford University. Previously he was a Deputy Director at U.S. National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and a senior diplomat at the United Nations. Earlier in his career, he worked in the Irish Government as Principal Advisor to the Energy Minister, and was the Deputy CEO of the Irish National Energy Agency. He was the European Union’s lead negotiator on low-carbon technology at the United Nations climate negotiations. He is also Member of the Council on Foreign Relations.