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Energy Week

We are thrilled to present an electrifying array of activities for the upcoming 2023 Energy Week! Details about our speakers and event registration will be coming soon. Complete our brief survey and you'll be added to our mailing list, ensuring you stay up-to-date on registration, events, and additional information!

Kickoff Trivia 

Join us for an energy-themed trivia night to kick off energy week! This event will gather students, professors, and professionals into teams to showcase their energy knowledge. People of all skill levels are encouraged to sign up. Have food and drinks! 

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Energy and Human Flourishing Dinner

With extreme weather events and an ever-changing climate, it’s become imperative to rethink the ways we use energy, reimagine our ideal standards, and revisit how to get there. Join us to explore how our energy ecology intersects with thriving human systems over a shared dinner with scholars and leaders. 

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Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) and Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) Event

Kick off Energy Week at Duke by learning about the largest federal investments in clean energy in American history: the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) and Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA). 
Join experts from government, academia, and community groups for a panel discussion about these landmark bills and what they mean for community development, sustainability efforts, and economic growth across the state of North Carolina.

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Energy Innovation Showcase

The decisive decade calls for innovation, at pace and scale, to meet the climate challenge. Join the panel discussions and coffee chats (in-person or virtually) to network with visionaries who are innovating in energy policy, technology, finance, and communications! 

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Energy Justice in North Carolina 

Achieving justice for marginalized communities during the clean energy transition is both a challenge, a moral mandate, and an opportunity to be seized. Learn from experts on the specific ways energy injustices manifest in North Carolina and how you can engage in achieving justice for our neighbors and local communities. 

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Energy and Community Dinner 

Energy Week’s Community Dinner is a night of inspiration, intriguing conversation and meaningful interactions about clean energy and its impact on our environment and our lives. Tap into the minds of the diverse and innovative Duke community and beyond and give free reign to all of your ideas and thoughts for how to create a more just, healthier and happier future for our world. 

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Rare Earth Metals 

Join us for a roundtable discussion focused on critical minerals, circularity, global supply chains, and rare earth elements (REE). We invite a cross-disciplinary group of experts to define current challenges faced by their respective organizations and to identify opportunities and pathways for collaboration on sustainable solutions. Gain new insights into innovative processes and ethical supply chains that will enable a truly clean energy transition. Following the discussion, we will host a networking lunch session where guests can engage with speakers to expand on ideas covered during the roundtable and establish clear understandings of how to responsibly shape our ever-changing global energy landscapes.

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