Day One: Tuesday, April 16, 2019

8:00-8:30 a.m. Hot breakfast buffet available
8:30-9:00 a.m. Welcome and Safety Moment 

Michele Minter, Vice Provost, Princeton University

9:00-9:10 a.m. Princeton and the Environment

Michael Celia, Princeton University

9:10-10:00 a.m. CMI Overview

History, Renewal, Retirement of Rob Socolow, New Governance and Current Program
Steve Pacala and Robert Socolow, Princeton University

10:00-11:15 a.m. National Academy of Sciences Carbon Dioxide Removal Study
Steve Pacala (15)Offsetting Emissions-The bp contribution
Paul Jefferiss, bp (15)Infrastructure Project    
Steve Pacala, Eric Larson and Chris Greig, Princeton University (30)DISCUSSION (15)
11:15-12:15 p.m. Harvard and Tufts Panel: China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI)

Kelly Sims Gallagher, Tufts University; Zheng Li, Tsinghua University; and Dan Schrag, Harvard University (15 each)


12:15-12:30 p.m. Group photo (in front of Computer Science Building by Shapiro Walk)
12:30-2:00 p.m. Lunch

Lunch  presentation – Perspectives on Energy Transitions (1:00-1:20 p.m.)

Nate Lewis, California Institute of Technology

Review of posters (1:20-2:00 p.m.; Friend Center atrium)

2:00-3:00 p.m. Deep Dive I (Soil Carbon) 

Ian Bourg, Amilcare Porporato, Howard Stone, and Judy Yang, Princeton University (15 each)


3:00-4:00 p.m. Deep Dive II (Methane)  

Xinning Zhang, Princeton University; Elena Shevliakova, Princeton University and GFDL; Vaishali Naik, GFDL; and Gordon Birrell, bp (10 each)


4:00-5:15 p.m. Washington, California and Carbon Panel

Moderator: Robert Socolow

Joseph Majkut, Niskanen Center; Ryan Edwards, AAAS Congressional Science & Engineering Fellow; David Hawkins, NRDC; Gardiner Hill, Paul Jefferiss, and Bob Stout, bp; Richard Duke, Gigaton Strategies and Brookings Senior Fellow; and Sally Benson, Stanford University (10 each)


5:15-5:45 p.m. Walk to Prospect House
5:45-6:45 p.m. Reception and Announcement of CMI 2019 Best Paper Award at Prospect House

Awarded to: Kieran Bhatia and Brandon Reichl

Presented by: Gardiner Hill, bp

6:45-9:30 p.m. (registration required) Dinner at Prospect House 

Celebration dinner (Gardiner Hill and Rob Socolow)

Remarks: Steve Pacala (Introductions); Provost Deborah Prentice, Princeton University; Cindy Yeilding, Senior Vice President, bp America; and David Eyton, Group Head of Technology, bp (3 each)

Reflections: Gardiner Hill and Rob Socolow (5 each)


Day Two: Wednesday, April 17, 2019

8:00-8:30 a.m. Hot breakfast buffet available
8:30-9:30 a.m. New Research Initiatives  

Sustainable Construction/Engineering Materials

Claire White, Princeton University (20)

Climate Impacts in the Indian Ocean   

Laure Resplandy, Princeton University (20)


9:30-10:15 a.m. CMI Renewal Announcement

President Christopher L. Eisgruber, Princeton University and David Eyton

10:15-10:30 a.m. BREAK
10:30-11:30 a.m. bp Context  Panel

Cindy Yeilding, David Eyton, David King and Paul Jefferiss, bp (10 each)


11:30-12:45 p.m. Introduction to the National Petroleum Council Study Panel

Cindy Yeilding (moderator), Sally Benson, Gardiner Hill, Steve Pacala and Ryan Edwards (10 each)


12:45-2:00 p.m. Lunch and review of posters
(1:15-2 pm posters)
2:00-2:30 p.m.. Extreme Climate Events

Gabriel Vecchi, Princeton University (20)


2:30-3:00 p.m. Advisory Council Reflections Panel 

Sally Benson; Frans Berkhout, King’s College London; David Hawkins; Daniel Schrag (20)


3:00-3:15 p.m. CMI Annual Meeting Close: Discussion / Reflection / Wrap-up  
3:15 p.m. Meeting adjourns
3:30-5:00 p.m.
(closed session)
CMI Executive Committee Meeting