Venue
Oakland Convention Center
Oakland Convention Center, 550 10th St, Oakland, CA 94607, USA

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Event Date Tue Oct 16 EDT - Thu Oct 18 EDT (about 3 years ago)
Location Oakland Convention Center
550 10th St, Oakland, CA 94607, USA
Region Americas
Details

The event convenes a high-powered audience of more than 2,500 leaders — from companies and utilities, city and regional governments, policymakers, NGOs, solution providers and startups — to explore scalable solutions at the intersection of technology and sustainability within three dynamic and influential markets: clean energy, transportation and mobility and the circular economy.

Speakers

2018 Speakers:

Sam Abuelsamid
Senior Analyst, Navigant Research

Adam Agalloco
Energy Manager, City of Philadelphia

Orson Aguilar
President, Greenlining Institute

Fahmida Ahmed Bangert
Director, Sustainability and Business Services, Stanford University

Jeff Allen
Executive Director, Forth

Ken Alston
Investment Manager, California Clean Energy Fund

Brian Anast
Director, Citigroup Energy

Peter Asmus
Research Director, Navigant Research

Ross Atherton
Vice President & General Manager, Club Car Business, Ingersoll Rand

Erin Axelrod
Partner/Worker-Owner, LIFT Economy

Rick Azer
Associate Vice President, Growth Accelerator, Black & Veatch

Katie Bachman
Real Estate Strategy, Stok

Ahsan Baig
Chief Information Officer, Alameda-Contra Costa Transit

Donnel Baird
Founder, BlocPower

Stephanie Baker
Director of Market Development, KW Plastics Recycling Division

Lindsay Baker
VP, Head of Sustainability, WeWork

Michiel Bakker
Director, Global Workplace Programs, Google

James Barford
Tech Lead, Blacksheep

Tamara Barker
Chief Sustainability Officer, UPS

Brandie Barrett
Deputy Public Works Director, City of Phoenix

Panama Bartholomy
Director, Building Decarbonization Coalition

Bob Bennett
Chief Innovation Officer, City of Kansas City, MO

Janine Benyus
Co- Founder, Biomimicry Institute

Rachel Berman
Sustainability Program Manager, MechoSystems

Brian Beveridge
Co-Director, West Oakland Environmental Indicators Project

John Boesel
President and CEO, CALSTART Inc.

Erica Bowman
Director, Resource and Environmental Planning and Strategy, Southern California Edison (SCE)

Kate Brandt
Lead for Sustainability, Google

Scott Breen
Associate Manager, Sustainability and Circular Economy Program, US Chamber of Commerce Foundation

Scott Breor
Deputy Director, Department of Homeland Security

Brenda Brickhouse
VP, Environment and Energy Policy, Chief Sustainability Officer, Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)

Brytanee Brown
Transportation Planner, City of Oakland

Austin Brown
Executive Director, UC Davis Policy Institute for Energy, Environment & the Economy

Ellie Buechner
VP, Conferences, GreenBiz Group

Liz Burdock
President and CEO, Business Network for Offshore Wind

Rebecca Burgess
Founder, Fibershed

Assemblywoman Burke
Assemblywoman, California State Legislature

Clarrissa Cabansagan
New Mobility Policy Director, TransForm

Paul Carp
Director of Research & Sr. Analyst, GreenBiz Group

Aakash Chandarana
VP, Rates and Regulatory Affairs, Xcel Energy

Robin Chase
Co-founder, Zipcar, Veniam

Nick Chaset
CEO, East Bay Community Energy Authority

HG Chissell
Founder and CEO, Advanced Energy Group

Jessian Choy
City Toxics Reduction Analyst, San Francisco Department of the Environment (SF Environment)

Heather Clancy
Editorial Director, GreenBiz

Chris Clark
President, Minnesota, South Dakota, North Dakota, Xcel Energy

Lynda Clemmons
VP, Sustainable Solutions, NRG Energy

Ken Colburn
Principal and Director, US Programs, Regulatory Assistance Project (RAP)

Clay Collier
VP, Energy Solutions, ChargePoint

Ben Combes
Assistant Director, PwC

Erin Cooke
Sustainability Director, San Francisco International Airport

Ruth Cox
CEO, Prospect Silicon Valley

Erin Craig
Vice President, Energy and Climate Practice, 3Degrees

Bridget Croke
VP, External Affairs, Closed Loop Partners

Tristan Cummins
Waste Diversion Manager, Sustainable Coastlines Hawaii

Mollie D'Agostino
Policy Director, UC Davis Policy Institute

Michael D'Aurizio
Investment Manager, Ventures, Centrica Innovations

Peter Dahm
Sustainability Director, Operations and Natural Resources, Cargill

Kate Daly
Executive Director, Center for the Circular Economy, Closed Loop Partners

Aaron Daly
Global Director of Energy Management, Whole Foods Market

John Davies
VP, Senior Analyst, GreenBiz Group

Teresa Davies
Managing Director, GC Green

Noah Deich
Executive Director, Center for Carbon Removal

Jeff Denby
Co-Founder, The Renewal Workshop

Vince Digneo
Sustainability Strategist, Adobe

Annie Donovan
Director, CDFI Fund, U.S. Department of the Treasury

Steve Edwards
Chairman and CEO, Black & Veatch

Fred Ellermeier
VP and COO of Smart Integrated Infrastructure, Black & Veatch

Matt Ellis
CEO & Founder, Measurabl

Emily English
Director - Built Environment, Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute

Joel Espino
Environmental Equity Legal Councel, The Greenlining Institute

Katie Fehrenbacher
Senior Writer & Analyst, Transportation, GreenBiz Group

Stephan Feilhauer
Senior Vice President, Macquarie Capital (USA) Inc.

Christopher Floro
Public Works Business Line Director, Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Pacific

Jessica Fox
Sr. Technical Executive, Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)

Elizabeth Fretheim
Senior Director, Supply Chain Sustainability, Walmart

Julio Friedmann
Senior Scholar, Center for Global Energy Policy, Columbia University

Emma Fromberg
Circular Design, Ellen MacArthur Foundation

Matt Futch
Global Business Development Director, NREL

David Gardiner
President, David Gardiner and Associates

Susan Gladwin
Founder and CEO, Gladwin Consulting

Ilana Golbin
Manager, Artificial Intelligence Accelerator, PwC

Andrew Goldstone
Director West - Distributed Solutions, EDF Renewables

Holly Gordon
Sustainability Group Manager, Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART)

Kristen Graf
Executive Director, Women of Renewable Industries and Sustainable Energy (WRISE)

Billy Grayson
Executive Director, Center for Sustainability and Economic Performance, The Urban Land Institute

Stephanie Greene
Director, Clean Transportation, Pacific Gas and Electric Company

Jennifer Gress
Policy Director, Mayor’s Office, City of Sacramento

Marisa Guber
Stakeholder Engagement Manager, Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute

Annie Gullingsrud
Founder and Consultant, Design for Allkind

Ilan Gur
Executive Director, Cyclotron Road

Mike Haley
Senior Director, AI & Robotics, Autodesk

Jean Hansen
Sustainable Principle, HDR Architecture, Inc.

Chairman Haque
Chairman and CEO, Public Utilities Commission of Ohio

Danielle Harris
Senior Transportation Planner, Office of Innovation, SFMTA (San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency)

Brett Hauser
CEO, Greenlots

Maya Henderson
Sustainability Manager, Kilroy Realty Corporation

Steve Henderson
Manager, Electrification Policy & Projects, Ford

Josh Henretig
Sr Director, Sustainability & AI for Earth, Microsoft

Mark Herrema
CEO, Newlight Technologies, Inc.

Caroline Herron
Project Manager, Oceti Ŝakowiŋ Power Authority (OSPA)

Stacy Hettmansperger
Public Works Operations Manager, City of Phoenix

David Hochschild
Commissioner, California Energy Commission

Bill Hoffman
Corporate Fellow - Senior Scientist, UL Environment

Lynn Hoffman
Co-President, Eureka Recycling

Vicki Hollub
CEO, Occidental Petroleum

Christian Horvath
Councilmember & Mayor Pro Tem / 1st Vice Chair City of Redondo Beach / South Bay Cities Council of Governments

Elaine Hsieh
Program Director & Senior Analyst - VERGE, GreenBiz Group

Del Hudson
Head of US Operations, Ellen MacArthur Foundation

Holmes Hummel
Principal, Clean Energy Works

Kara Hurst
Head of Worldwide Sustainability, Amazon

Scott Jacobs
CEO & Co-Founder, Generate Capital

David Jacot
Director of Efficiency Solutions, Los Angeles Department of Water & Power

Kiran Jain
COO and General Counsel, Neighborly

Nathan Johnson
Assistant Professor, Arizona State University

RJ Johnson
Vice President, NextEra Energy Resources

Michael Jones
Founder & Principal, Alta Planning + Design

John Jung
CEO and President, Greensmith Energy, A Wartsila Company

Amanda Kaminsky
Founder & Principal, Building Product Ecosystems

Shayle Kann
Senior Vice President, Research & Strategy, Energy Impact Partners

Michael Keating
CEO, Scoot Networks

Peter Kelly-Detwiler
Principal, NorthBridge Energy Partners, LLC

Danny Kennedy
Managing Director, California Clean Energy Fund (CalCEF)

Paul Kephart
Principal Ecologist and Designer, Rana Creek Design

Alex Keros
Smart Cities Chief, GM Urban Mobility, Maven

Sam Kimmins
Head of RE100, The Climate Group

Sean Kinghorn
Senior Sustainability Program Manager, Intuit

Emily Kirsch
Managing Partner, Powerhouse Ventures

Gabe Klein
Co-founder, CityFi

Lydia Krefta
Principal Product Manager, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E)

Jennifer Kropke
Director of Environmental and Workforce Engagement, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), Local Union 11

Scott Kubly
Chief Programs Officer, LimeBike

Alana Kuhne
Head of Corporate Power Purchasing Agreements, Ørsted

Emily Landsburg
Director, Ultra Capital

Gregory Landua
CEO, Regen Network

Gary Leatherman
Principal, Booz Allen Hamilton

Ryman LeBeau
Councilman, Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe

Stella Li
President, BYD Motors

Janice Lin
Founder and CEO, Strategen Consulting, LLC

Rob Lloyd
CEO, Virgin Hyperloop One

Barbara Lockwood
Vice President, Regulation, Arizona Public Service (APS)

Warren Logan
Senior Transportation Planner, San Francisco County Transportation Authority

Tom Madrecki
Director of Urban Innovation and Mobility, UPS

Joel Makower
Chairman & Executive Editor, GreenBiz Group

Ellen Martin
Vice President, Impact and Strategic Initiatives, Closed Loop Partners

Michael Martinez
Executive Director, L.A. Compost

Michael McCormick
Senior Planning Advisor, State of California Governor's Office of Planning and Research

Dennis McGinn
Vice Admiral, Retired, U.S. Navy

Rose McKinney-James
Managing Principal, Energy Works, LLC

Tim McMahan
Partner, Stoel Rives LLP

Jerry Meek
Energy and Water Sr. Manager, Genentech

Eliot Metzger
Senior Associate, World Resources Institute

Minal Mistry
Business Initiatives, Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

Melissa Miyashiro
Chief of Staff, Blue Planet Foundation

Andrew Morlet
Chief Executive, Ellen MacArthur Foundation

Jason Morrison
President, Pacific Institute

Diane Moss
Founding Director, Renewables 100 Policy Institute

Stuart Nachmias
VP, Energy Policy & Regulatory Affairs, Con Edison

Ian Olson
Sr. Director, Global Markets Sustainability, McDonald's Corporation

Tim Olson
Policy and Research Manager, American Council on Renewable Energy

Monique Oxender
Chief Sustainability Officer, Keurig Dr Pepper

Sean Parham
Corporate Vice President of Product Management, ABB Ability, ABB Inc.

Nicola Peill-Moelter
Senior Director of Environmental Sustainability, Akamai Technologies

Matt Petersen
CEO, President, Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator

Nancy Pfund
Founder, Managing Partner, DBL Partners

Tara Pham
CEO, Numina

Scott Phillippi
Senior Director of Maintenance and Engineering, UPS

John Picard
Founder, JPA

Jodi Pincus
Executive Director, Rising Sun Energy Center

Clare Politano
Developer, Regen Network

Mark Porter
Manager, Business Renewables Center, Rocky Mountain Institute

Brook Porter
Founding Partner, G2VP

Eric Potashner
Vice President & Senior Director Strategic Affairs, Recology

Jon Prins
Senior Global Sustainability Strategist, Steelcase

Kevin Rabinovitch
Global VP, Sustainability and Chief Climate Officer, Mars, Inc.

David Rachelson
Vice President of Sustainability, Rubicon Global

Shana Rappaport
Director of Strategic Programs, GreenBiz Group

Beth Rattner
Executive Director, Biomimicry Institute

Rick Rodriguez
Sr. Director, Building Performance & Sustainability, Siemens

Mike Roeth
Executive Director, North American Council for Freight Efficiency

Mark Rosekind
Chief Safety innovation Officer, Zoox, Inc.

Vocal Rush
Oakland School for the Arts (OSA)

Neil Russell
Vice President, Investor Relations, Communications, T&E and Treasurer, Sysco

Ryan Russo
Director, Department of Transportation, City of Oakland

Pedro Sancha
Senior Vice President, Ecolab

Mayor Schaaf
Mayor, City of Oakland

Kellen Schefter
Manager, Sustainable Technology, Edison Electric Institute

Katie Schindall
Lead for Circular Economy, Cisco

Debs Schrimmer
Senior Transportation Policy Manager, Lyft

Ryan Schuchard
Policy Director, CALSTART

Devra Schwartz
VP of Operations, LA Homeland Security Advisory Council

Janea A. Scott
Commissioner, California Energy Commission

Marty Sedler
Director of Global Utilities and Infrastructure, Intel

Dakota Semler
Founder & CEO, Thor Trucks

Suzanne Shelton
President & CEO, Shelton Group

Sahar Shirazi
Policy and Planning Lead, AVs and Emerging Mobility, WSP

Nikki Silvestri
Founder and CEO, Soil and Shadow

Karl Simon
Director, Transportation and Climate Division, US Environmental Protection Agency

Lauren Smith
Project Manager: Global Sustainability Initiatives, General Motors

Lauren Sparandara
REWS Sustainability Program Manager, Google

Nate Springer
Manager, Climate and Logistics, BSR (Business for Social Responsibility)

Mathy Stanislaus
Circular Economy Fellow, World Resources Institute

Aaron Stash
Manager of Environmental Strategy & Sustainability, United

Louis Stewart
Chief Innovation Officer, City of Sacramento

Paul Stith
Director of Strategy & Innovation, Black & Veatch

Letha Tawney
Commissioner, Oregon Public Utility Commission

Emilio Tenuta
Vice President, Corporate Sustainability, Ecolab

Michael Terrell
Head of Energy Market Development, Google

Rob Threlkeld
Global Manager - Renewable Energy, General Motors

Gerry Tierney
Associate Principal, Perkins+Will

Ray Traynor
Director of Operations, SANDAG

Vien Truong
CEO, The Dream Corps

Steve Vavrik
Chief Commercial Officer, Apex Clean Energy

Cyrus Wadia
VP, Sustainable Business & Innovation, NIKE, Inc.

Jason Wadsworth
Sustainability Manager, Wegmans Food Markets

Bill Weihl
Former Director of Sustainability, Facebook

Megan White
Associate Principal, Global Sustainability, Integral Group

Michele Whyle
Client Engagement, Senior Director, Land O'Lakes

Paul Woolford
Design Principal, HOK

Jeff Wooster
Global Sustainability Director, Dow Chemical Co.

Lauren Yarmuth
Director, IDEO

Frank Yiannas
Vice President, Food Safety & Health, Walmart, Roberto Zanchi

Roberto Zanchi
Senior Associate, Business Renewables Center, Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI)

Cathy Zoi
CEO, EVgo

Sponsors & Partners

2018 Sponsors:

PREMIER SPONSORS:
• ups
• ECOLAB
• amazon

SUPPORTING SPONSORS:
• GM
• NEXTera ENERGY
• Steelcase
• Pacific Gas and Electric Company
• BLACK & vEATCH
• ageto
• citi
• nrg

CONTRIBUTING SPONSORS:
• UNITED eco-skies
• SIEMENS
• eDF
• RUBICON
• UL
• WM
• Adobe
• MEASURABL
• WM EWASTE MANAGEMENT
• PXiSE
• IR Ingersoll Rand
• Bloomenergy
• Antenna
• Orsted
• McKinsey&Company
• intel

EXHIBOTRS:
• STOEL RIVES LLP.
• BAY AREA AIR QUALITY MANAGEMENT DISTRICT
• NATURAL CAPITAL PARTNERS
• HydroPoint
• ENVISION SOLAR
• element MARKETS
• VADA
• DYNAMIC WATER
• Keurig DrPepper
• SMC
• NEW YORK 76West
• Energport
• CUBE HYDRO
• Ecology Action
• FREEWIRE
• Common Energy

CO-LOCATION PARTNERS:
• ELLEN MACARTHYR FOUNDATION
• CLEAN TECH OPEN
• LACI
• ELEMANTAL EXCELERATOR
• BSR
• BUSINESS RENEWABLES CENTER
• ROCKY MOUNTAIN INSTITUTE
• WORLD RESOURCES INSTITUTE
• WWF

COMMUNITY PARTNERS:
• ADVANCED ENERGY ECONOMY
• BOMA
• nbi new buildings institute
• 3BL MEDIA
• UTILITY DIVE
• SMARTCITIESDIVE
• SUPPLYCHAINDIVE
• WASTEDIVE
• CLOSED LOOP fund
• FORTH
• PACIFIC INSTITUTE
• SILICON VALLEY LEADERSHIP GROUP
• BIOMIMICRY INSTITUTE
• THE CEO Water Mandate
• CDP
• ICLEI
• TransForm
• NACFE
• RAP
• VELOZ
• Cities Today
• Lab
• WRISE
• Carbon180
• CALSTART

SUSTAINABILITY PARTNERS:
• NATURAL CAPITAL PARTNERS
• WM
• engie