Capital Alliance brought energy thought leaders and investment banking professionals from around the world to Dallas for the World Energy 2040 Conference. Delegates heard from an excellent list of knowledgeable speakers who covered the diverse trends and future energy sources that will shape the global energy supply and demand over the coming decades. Among the key topics discussed were the important role of emerging technology in expanding energy sources and energy conservation. Conventional, renewable and clean energy sources were compared with an emphasis on realistic solutions. An M&A panel was featured, with representatives from M&A International, a global merger and acquisition alliance with over 25 years of experience in providing investment banking services in every major financial center of the world, who have a significant role to play in this process.