*Locations and final panel orders are subject to change - final agenda will be present at the symposium

Friday, November 2, 2018
7:00pm     Alumni and Invited Guest Reception (Location TBD)

Saturday, November 3, 2018
8:30am     Registration and Breakfast (Klarman Reception Hall)
9:10am     Keynote Address: Helge Hove Haldorsen, VP of Investor Relations, Equinor (Klarman Auditorium)
9:40am     Keynote Address: Basil Abul-Hamayel, President & CEO, Aramco Services Company (Klarman Auditorium)

Saturday, November 3, 2018

Harvard Business School

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Panel 1

Private Equity in Oil & Gas (Aldrich 110/111)

Panel 2

Energy Storage (Spangler Auditorium)

Panel 3

Energy Investment in Developing Economies



Panel 4

Role of the End User - Industrial and Residential (Aldrich 111)

Panel 5

Innovation & Digitalization in Energy (Aldrich 112)

Panel 6

Investing in Private Equity and Debt (Spangler)


12:30pm     Lunch Reception & Networking (Spangler Williams Room & Meredith Room)

1:00pm       Keynote Address: Bryan Martin, CEO, D.E. Shaw Renewables (Klarman Auditorium)
2:25pm      Case Study: ENEL: The Future of Energy (Pre-registration required in morning) & Energy Start-Up Competition

3:25pm      Energy Happy Hour (Williams Room)


Harvard Business School (Klarman Reception Hall & Spangler Center)
117 Western Avenue
Boston, MA

Parking available for visitors in the Spangler Center parking lot (Maps: HBS, Google Maps).
Lodging: please visit this link for a list of hotels located nearby.



What is the dress code for the conference?
The attire is business casual.

Who can attend the conference?
Everyone is invited to join us!  Historically, attendance has consisted of an even mix of over 700 energy professionals and graduate students.

What meals will be provided?
On Saturday, the Symposium will provide a light breakfast during registration and bagged lunch for every conference attendee.  Coffee and snacks will be provided throughout the day.  

Where can I go for other meals, errands or shopping?
Harvard Square and Central Square (each a 10-15 minute walk from campus) have a diverse collection of restaurants, bars, and shops.  See for a list of restaurants in the area.

What services are available on campus?
The HBS campus offers several dining options, an ATM, a taxi stand, and the school bookstore.

I am a prospective applicant. Can I tour the campus and learn about HBS while I am there?
Of course! There are opportunities to take an official tour, attend a class, and even grab lunch with current students if you arrive during the week. For more information, please visit the HBS admissions website.