Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity: Colorado State University Colloquium on Managing Conflict Since 9/11 to Feature Former Gov. Bill Ritter, NREL Director Dan Arvizu Sept. 7


Former Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter, now director of the Center for the New Energy Economy at Colorado State University, will lead a panel on “America and the Clean Energy Agenda” at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7 in the Grey Rock Room, Lory Student Center on the Colorado State University campus.

Other speakers include retired Vice Admiral Dennis McGinn, president of the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE); Dan Arvizu, director of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory; and Bryan Willson, director of CSU’s Engines and Energy Conversion Laboratory.

The event is free and open to the public.


The panel is part of the “International Colloquium: Managing Global Conflict Ten Years After 9/11.” A full schedule of events is available at

Other topics for the day include:
• Ensuring Food Safety at the Global Level
• The Grandest of Challenges: Meeting the Food Demands of a Growing World Population
• The Middle East in Transition

The International Colloquium is organized by the Office of International Programs at CSU with support from the Office of the President and the Office of the Vice President for Research.