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January 9, 2009
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Stanford University President John L. Hennessy will announce a major initiative to leverage the university's expertise in addressing the world's most pressing energy challenges. The event will take place Monday, Jan. 12, in Memorial Auditorium. A press conference is scheduled for 3 p.m., followed by a formal announcement and panel discussion at 4 p.m.
Confirmed panelists are Eric Schmidt, chief executive officer of Google Inc.; venture capitalist John Doerr, partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers; Jane Woodward, chief executive officer of MAP; Jim Sweeney, director of the Precourt Institute for Energy Efficiency at Stanford; and Sally Benson, director of Stanford's Global Climate and Energy Project (GCEP). Lynn Orr, founding director of GCEP, will moderate.
Parking will be available at Galvez Field (corner of Galvez Street and Campus Drive.
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