Obama, Romney reps to debate energy policy at MIT
Joseph Aldy for Barack Obama and Oren Cass for Mitt Romney will debate the 2012 presidential candidates’ views on energy as the election nears.CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Representatives from the presidential campaigns of President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney will debate the energy policies and positions advocated by their respective candidates at MIT’s Kresge Auditorium on Friday, Oct. 5 at 7:30 p.m.
Joseph Aldy, representing Obama, is a former advisor to the president for energy and environment at the White House. Oren Cass, representing Romney, is the domestic policy director at Romney for President. Jason Pontin, editor-in-chief of Technology Review, will moderate and a panel of reporters and MIT students will pose the questions.
This debate is free and open to the public. Interested individuals can register online at http://web.mit.edu/mitei/. The event will also be webcast live and will air on E&ETV the following Monday. This debate is sponsored by the MIT Energy Initiative and the MIT Energy Club.
Friday, Oct. 5, 7:30 p.m.
MIT Kresge Auditorium, W16
Journalists interested in covering the debate should RSVP to Kimberly Allen at firstname.lastname@example.org or 617-253-2702.