5:30 pm Koury Auditorium, McColl Building, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School, 300 Kenan Center Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27599
Join us for The Weatherspoon Lecture – which will be given this year by Cathy Bessant, Vice Chair, Global Strategy at Bank of America. Bessant is responsible for working with Bank of America’s European boards and focused on their global integrated strategy, governance, and client and regulator engagement. Recognized for her multi-sector leadership, Bessant was inducted into the Most Powerful Women in Banking Hall of Fame by American Banker in 2020 after ranking as the No. 1 of the “25 Most Powerful Women in Banking” for three consecutive years. RSVP by February 17.
UNC Kenan-Flagler's Energy Center continues its groundbreaking Energy’s Critical Issues Conference Series with a look at challenges and opportunities in the adoption of electric vehicles for key stakeholders, including consumers, fleet operators, power utilities and local communities. The conference will explore key themes in the electrification of transportation including public policy support, equity, accessibility, minerals extraction and grid impacts. Speakers will include leaders from Ford, Duke Energy, ScottMadden and the N.C. government. It is open to the UNC students, alumni and local energy professionals. Register by Jan. 10.
5:30 pm Cary (exact venue TBD)
5:30 pm Raleigh (exact venue TBD)
5:30 pm Boxyard RTP, 900 Park Offices Dr, Research Triangle, NC 27709