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American Association of Blacks in Energy Third Annual Winter Conference "Black America: The Energy Depression" GALLERIA PLAZA HOTEL HOUSTON, TEXAS JANUARY 23-25, 1980 [[image]] LUDDY HAYDEN Conference Chairman The American Association of Blacks in Energy held its Winter Conference at the Galleria Plaza Hotel, Houston, Texas, on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, January 23-25 1980. The conference focused on "Black America: The Energy Depression." It featured several workshops, panels and major addresses by renowned experts in energy and from the Black Community. Wednesday, January 23, 1980 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Executive Committee Meeting 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. Board Meeting 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Registration (Conference/Membership) 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Hospitality Room Thursday, January 24, 1980 8:00 - 9:00 a.m. Registration 9:00 - 9:30 a.m. Opening Session (Galleria IV) -- Official City Welcome (Mayor or Designee) -- Keynote: Clarke Watson, "Black America: The Energy Depression" 9:30 - 10:00 a.m. Plenary Session (Galleria IV) 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. Concurrent Workshops Workshop A: "Jobs, Careers, Opportunities" (Sage Room) Workshop B: "An Examination of the Federal Energy Policy: Its Future and Its Impact" (Westchester Room) 11:45 - 1:15 p.m. Lunch (Galleria III) 1:30 - 2:00 p.m. Plenary Session (Galleria IV) 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. Concurrent Workshops Workshop C: "Energy Conservation" (Sage Room) Workshop D: "Energy and the Black Entrepreneur" (Westchester Room) 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. Hospitality Hour (Galleria III) 5:15 - 7:15 p.m. Dinner (Galleria III) Friday, January 25, 1980 8:00 - 8:30 a.m. Membership Registration--Coffee 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. General Session Presiding: Linda C. Taliaferro, Attorney, Advanced Reactors Division, Westinghouse Electric Corporation Address: Representative Mickey Leland Address: Edgar Twine, Manager, Federal Relations, Atlantic Richfield Company 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Meet the Experts Topic: "Black America: The Energy Depression" Introduction of Panelists: Horace Edwards, Atlantic Richfield Panel Moderator: Dr. Linneal J. Henderson, Jr., Howard University Panelists: (Industry Experts) Charlie A. Thurston, Division Vice President, Northern Illinois Gas Cordell Reed, Assistant Vice President, Commonwealth Edison Obra Kernodle III, Department of Energy Dr. Thomas Hart, Assistant Vice President, Westinghouse Electric Corporation Art Spencer, Southern California Gas Company Robert Bates, Manager, Government Relations, Mobil Chemicals and Special Projects, Mobil Oil Corporation Roy B. Bracken, Solar Energy Research Institute Matthew Holden, Federal Energy Regulatory Comm. Panelists: The Press Lerone Bennett, Jr., Senior Editor, Ebony John Lewis, Black Affairs Earl Graves, Black Enterprise Ed Shannon, KPRC, Channel 2 (Houston) 12:00 - 1:30 p.m. Luncheon Presiding: Rufus McKinney, Vice President, Southern California Gas Invocation: Rev. T. R. Williams, New Faith Missionary Baptist Church Introduction of Speaker: Patricia Holt, Exxon Company, U.S.A. Remarks: Clarke Watson, Chairman, American Association of Blacks in Energy Introduction of Speaker: Rufus McKinney, Vice Pres., Southern California Gas Address: Charles Duncan, Secretary, Department of Energy (invited) or Hazel Rollins, Economic Regulatory Administration Benediction: Rev. T. R. Williams 29
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