RMEE Banquet

3rd Annual Rocky Mountain Energy Economics Banquet

The 3rd Annual Rocky Mountain Energy Economics (RMEE) Banquet will be held Thursday, October 27, 2016 from 6:00pm-8:30pm in the Centennial Room at the Denver Athletic Club (DAC) in Downtown Denver (located at the corner of Glenarm and 14th St.). Doors will open at 5:30pm with a networking reception/cocktail hour from 6:00pm-7:00pm, dinner at 7:00pm, and speaker beginning around 7:30pm. This event has passed.

The initiation of the CSM-USAEE was partially motivated by the desire to help bridge the gap between academia and industry in the local energy community. This annual event is a unique opportunity to meet, network, and exchange ideas with local industry in a comfortable environment, including a cocktail hour, dinner, and guest speaker.

This year's keynote speaker will be Mine Yücel, senior vice president and director of research at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. She has been with the Bank since 1989. Prior to becoming research director, Yücel was head of the Bank's micro/regional/energy group and director of publications. Yücel is an advisor to the Bank's president on regional and energy issues and has published numerous articles on energy and regional growth.

Yücel serves on the executive board of the National Association for Business Economics and the Global Interdependence Center, and the University of Texas at Dallas Energy Board. She is also a past president of both the International Association for Energy Economics (IAEE) and the USAEE. She has served on the executive boards of these two organizations, as well as Executive Women of Dallas, Dallas Area Business Economists, the Dallas Chapter of Women in Technology International, Inc. and the Greater Dallas Chamber’s Board of Economists. She received the USAEE Senior Fellow Award in 2007, the Energy Journal Best Paper Award in 2009, and the Outstanding Contributions to the IAEE Award in 2015.

Before joining the Bank she was an assistant professor of economics at Louisiana State University. She has a BS and MS in mathematics from Bogazici University in Istanbul, Turkey, and a PhD in economics from Rice University in Houston.

The 2nd Annual RMEE Banquet was a huge success, and we look forward to an even more impressive year for student, faculty, and industry engagement.

Please note that the DAC is offering a free month of membership for all attendees. 

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