May 04, 2009

Big Energy Map Conference: Opening Remarks

On April 29, 2009, the Center for a New American Security brought together over 80 leading experts in the energy and defense industries to discuss energy security in the context of U.S. national security.

The off-the-record event (except for the taped opening remarks) was designed to provide recommendations for how President Obama can implement his energy security goals by fostering communication and collaboration among the key players in energy policy and implementation, from both the private and public sectors.




  • Kurt Campbell, Co-Founder and CEO, CNAS
  • Zoë Baird, President, the Markle Foundation


  • Frank Verrastro, Director and Senior Fellow Energy and National Security Program, CSIS


  • Sharon Burke, Vice President for Natural Security, CNAS
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