The CAES Energy Policy Institute (EPI) will hold its 7th Annual Energy Policy Research Conference (EPRC) this year in Park City, Utah. The premier energy policy research conference held in the western United States, EPRC will take place Sept. 7-8 at The Lodges at Deer Valley in Park City, Utah.

The conference is for anyone who is seeking to present or discuss energy policy research with participants and panelists from academia, think-tanks and research institutes, NGOs, national laboratories, industry, and government.

The call for paper proposals is open, with a submission deadline of May 5. EPI is especially interested in hosting panels and policy papers on the following topics:

  • Distributed Energy Resources
  • The Future of Nuclear Power
  • Cybersecurity and Energy
  • Small Modular Reactors
  • Public Lands and Energy Resource Development

Other topics of interest include oil prices and geopolitics, hydraulic fracturing, carbon capture use and storage, energy storage, energy and water nexus, advanced manufacturing, smart grid, renewables integration, energy research and development, surface transportation, electric transmission and the changing electric utility.

The Electricity Journal will again publish a special symposium issue comprised of select papers from this conference.

Submit proposals online at

From CAES News Feb. – Apr. 2017. Download the full PDF issue here.