Presidential Campaigns to Debate Energy at MIT
We are excited to announce that the MIT Energy Initiative and the MIT Energy Club are co-sponsoring a televised energy debate with representatives from the campaigns of President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney on Friday, October 5 at 7:30 pm in Kresge Auditorium at MIT. Event and registration information are included below.
Speaker for President Barack Obama: Joseph Aldy, Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research and Professor of Public Policy at Harvard University
Speaker for Governor Mitt Romney: Oren Cass, Domestic Policy Director; Romney for President
Moderator: Jason Pontin, Editor of Technology Review
Questioners: Steve Hargreaves, CNN Money; Bill Loveless, Senior Editor of Platts; Monica Trauzzi, Managing Editor and Host, E&E TV
Date: Friday, October 5, 2012
Time: 7:30 pm [seating at 7:00 pm]
Sponsors: MIT Energy Initiative and MIT Energy Club
Viewing: MIT Kresge Auditorium, Televised by E&E TV
We are also thrilled to announce that two students will be selected to present a question for debate. Interested students must submit one question for consideration in their registration. Winning students will be notified by the MIT Energy Club and MIT Energy Initiative.
REGISTER HERE to attend and participate! This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. A lottery will be conducted if attendance exceeds venue capacity. Please share this email with friends and colleagues who might be interested in attending.
We look forward to a spirited and friendly debate!