Upcoming Events

The Risk Center seeks the active input and involvement of experts and stakeholders across sectors and disciplines through a variety of avenues, including round-table discussions, seminars, conferences, and other events. This page lists events hosted by the Center, or hosted by our partners with Center participation.

Questions about upcoming events?  Please contact Carol Heller, Event Manager at hellerc@wharton.upenn.edu.


Energy Economics and Finance Seminar

Monday, May 3, 4:00-5:00 PM ET

Speaker: Rick Van der Ploeg, Oxford University 

The seminar series in Energy Economics & Finance (EEF) is jointly organized between the Business Economics and Public Policy Department, the Kleinman Center for Energy Policy, and the Wharton Risk Center’s Business, Climate and Environment Lab. The scope of the seminar includes regulation and policy for energy, environmental, and transportation issues.

To sign up and receive the Zoom link, please email your name and affiliation to Jennifer Jones.


2021 Northeast Workshop on Energy Policy and Environmental Economics

Monday – Tuesday, June 14-15

The Northeast Workshop on Energy Policy and Environmental Economics will meet virtually on Monday and Tuesday, June 14 – 15, 2021.  This event is hosted by the Kleinman Center for Energy Policy and co-sponsored with the Business, Climate and Environment Lab at the Wharton Risk Center.

Speakers will discuss a variety of topics reflecting the latest advances in energy and environmental economics, including policy-oriented energy and environmental issues through the lenses of public economics, development economics, industrial organization, and macroeconomics.

A view-only webcast link will be available prior to the start of the event.  For more information and agenda, see https://kleinmanenergy.upenn.edu/events/2021-northeast-workshop-on-energy-policy-and-environmental-economics/

Seminar: Household Take-up of Subsidized Insurance

Wednesday, June 16, 4:00-5:00 PM ET

Presenter: Benjamin Collier is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Risk, Insurance, and Healthcare Management in the Fox School of Business at Temple University and an Affiliated Scholar with the Disaster Risk Management Lab of the Wharton Risk Center.

If you are interested in attending, please email your name and affiliation to Carol Heller.