Agenda

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Thursday, October 13

  • 9 a.m. - 10 a.m.
  • Registration
  • 10 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
  • Welcome
  • 10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
  • Set the Stage Plenary: Emerging Opportunities

Moderator:

Plenary Experts:

Description

Business and government leaders exchange views about how technology and science can reduce climate change impacts and stimulate economic development and growth.

  • Noon - 1 p.m.
  • Lunch
  • 1:20 p.m. - 2:40 p.m.
  • Forum Facilitated Discussions
Session 1: Technology and Transportation and Housing– Driving new solutions
Discussion Facilitators:
Session 2: Technology and Energy – Generating opportunities
Discussion Facilitators:
  • Jan Pepper – Lead, Los Altos City Councilmember and CEO of Peninsula Clean Energy
  • Abby Young, Climate Protection Manager for the Bay Area Air Quality Management District
  • Ben Choi, Account Manager for MCE
Session 3: Technology and Water – Tides of change
Discussion Facilitators:
  • Katie Rice – Lead, Supervisor of Marin County
  • Christina S. Wong, Marketing Manager for WaterSmart Software
  • Paula Kehoe, Director of Water Resources for the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission¬†
Session 4: Technology and Waste – Putting waste to work
Discussion Facilitators:
  • Deborah Raphael – Lead, Executive Director of the San Francisco Department of the Environment
  • Wes Sullens, Green Building Policy and Advocacy Manager for StopWaste
  • Caitlyn Blackford, Operations Manager of Veritable Vegetable
  • 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Technology and Transportation Plenary

Moderator:

Plenary Experts:

Description

Transportation and technology experts discuss how intelligent mobility strategies for people and goods movement are creating new markets and fresh alternatives to transportation-as-usual, while working to reduce congestion and greenhouse gas emissions.

  • 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Networking
  • 6:00 p.m.
  • SHUTTLE DEPARTS FOR MARRIOTT MARQUIS

Friday, October 14

  • 8:30 a.m. - 9 a.m.
  • Registration and Breakfast Buffet
  • 9 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
  • Welcome and Speakers

Select Speakers:

  • 10:30 a.m. - Noon
  • Technology and Energy, Water & Waste Plenary

Moderator:

  • David Baker, Business Reporter for the San Francisco Chronicle

Plenary Experts:

  • Alexis Strauss, Acting Regional Administrator of the US EPA Region 9
  • Cisco DeVries, Founder and CEO of Renew Financial
  • Lester Snow, Policy Advisor and former Executive Director of the Water Foundation
  • Greg Saunders, CEO of CleanFund Commercial PACE Capital, Inc.

Description

High tech and government leaders examine how technology and market force innovation work together to tackle pressing sustainability issues while creating demand for new sustainable markets.

  • 12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
  • Lunch
  • 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • Keynote with Van Jones and Closing
  • 3:15 p.m.
  • Shuttle Departs

We’d like to thank our sponsors and partners:

Metropolitan Transportation Commission