September 9, 2022
The University of Wyoming School of Energy Resources (SER) and the Wold Foundation will host a joint symposium Thursday, Sept. 15, that focuses on the state’s energy future.
“Wyoming’s Energy Future” will be from 11 a.m.-6:30 p.m. in the UW Conference Center. A networking reception and student poster session are scheduled from 5-6:30 p.m.
Examining different topics from an industry perspective as well as an academic perspective, the in-person forum features leading experts across the spectrum of energy development and various state stakeholders to collaborate and learn about what comes next for energy in Wyoming.
Heavily invested in energy education at UW, the Wold Foundation established the John and Jane Wold Centennial Chair in Energy in 1990 as an opportunity for growing instruction in energy-related topics at the university.
Peter Wold, the president and owner of Wold Oil Properties Inc. and a Board of Directors member for the Wold Foundation, says the conference is intended to “carry on the legacy of energy education in Wyoming.”
“Many years ago, I attended a UW Stroock Forum with Ambassador Tom Stroock focusing on energy and Wyoming,” Wold says. “My brother, Jack Wold, and sister, Priscilla Longfield, and I believe that the endowed Wold Energy Chair can help UW, students and all of Wyoming continue in the great footsteps of Ambassador Stroock to look for ways to …