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Ron Kirk at The Berkeley Forum

Ambassador Ron Kirk is a co-chair of the Clean and Safe Energy (CASEnergy) Coalition. Ambassador Kirk most recently served in the cabinet of President Barack Obama as his U.S. trade representative, the President’s principal trade adviser, negotiator, and spokesperson on trade issues. Prior to serving as U.S. trade representative, Ambassador Kirk served as the mayor of the City of Dallas from 1995 to 2001. He is currently senior of counsel at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher’s Dallas and Washington, D.C. offices.

The event is open to the public. Please see the information below for more details.

Event Overview

Date: Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Time: 5:30 p.m. (see below for more details about Admission)
Location: 112 Wurster Hall

Event Description

As co-chair of the Clean and Safe Energy (CASEnergy) Coalition, former US trade representative Ron Kirk will discuss how the US can promote a transition to clean and safe energy in the future. Previously having worked on the negotiation of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, Ambassador Kirk is currently at the forefront of fighting for clean energy legislation in Washington. Drawing on his experience working with President Barack Obama and other world leaders, Ambassador Kirk will outline his vision for a United States economy that no longer relies on fossil fuels.


This event is open to the public. Entry to the event will be open to ticketholders and a limited number of walk-ins. Walk-ins are strongly advised to arrive early to maximize their chance of being admitted. Our standard event policies apply. What follows is an overview of the admissions timeline. It may be subject to revisions as the event approaches. Seating in the venue is first-come, first served.

4:30 p.m.  Event Admission Opens for Ticket Holders
5:00 p.m.  Admission Opens for Walk-Ins (Limited Seating)
5:25 p.m.  Admission Closed (No Late Seating)
5:30 p.m.  Event Begins

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Note on Tickets

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