Next Frontier Energy Summit

Providing energy innovators, researchers, developers and stakeholders a place to network, collaborate and champion the Wyoming energy industry. 

2025 Next Frontier
Energy Summit

Thank you for your participation in 2024’s event. Next year’s summit will be held May 6 & 7, 2025, at the University of Wyoming in Laramie. 

If you are interested in participating or presenting, please fill out our speaker interest form


Thank You to Our 2024 Sponsors

2024 Livestream Video and Slides


2 Videos

Ignite! Session

Ryan Alford, Engineering Design Group

Sherrie Merrow, WY Clean Fuels Alliance

Not So Rare? Rare Earth Elements in Wyoming

Donald Swarz, American Rare Earths

Fueling Tomorrow: PAW’s Perspective for the Next 50 Years

Pete Obermueller, President, Petroleum Association of Wyoming  

Wyoming Coal Beyond Our Borders

Mike Nasi, Jackson Walker

From Start to Finish: Wyoming’s Nuclear Future

Brent Berg, Uranium Energy Corp

Power Grab: Exploring Electricity Market Evolution and Cutting-Edge Reliability Technologies

Kara Fornstrom, University of Wyoming School of Energy Resources

Jake Gentle, Idaho National Laboratory

Carrie Simpson, Southwest Power Pool

Subsurface Solutions: Exploring CO2 Storage and Utilization

Emily Luomala, ExxonMobil

Working Together: Renewables in Wyoming

Chris Brown, Powering Up Wyoming


Call for submissions!

We’re looking for companies interested in giving a five-minute presentation during the Ignite Session of the 2024 Next Frontier Energy Summit.

Presentations should feature one of the following:

1)  A current or recent energy project you’ve spearheaded.

2) A current or near-term opportunity to partner
with your company on an existing project.

Space is limited and will be awarded on an ongoing basis for submissions received up until April 12, 2024. Fill out the link to submit a brief overview of your proposed presentation.

Promote your business during the Energy Summit

APG has extended the invitation to you! Join their virtual job fair to publicize your job openings and reach candidates during the Summit. 

For information on sponsorships or to reserve your booth, contact Tammy Mercer at or call 307-369-3115.

Learn more about previous years’ Next Frontier Energy Summits.

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