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Energy & Sustainability Summit

Energy & Sustainability Summit

When:
July 24, 2020 all-day
2020-07-24T00:00:00-07:00
2020-07-25T00:00:00-07:00
Where:
Oracle
350 Oracle Parkway
Redwood City
Contact:
Christophe LaBelle
408.453.4754

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ABOUT

The race is on. From record-breaking wildfires, to more frequent and devastating floods, to decades-long droughts, climate change is accelerating and transforming our world — often with disastrous consequences. A recent landmark report from the United Nations’ scientific panel on climate change outlines that in order to avoid the worst damage we must transform the world economy at a speed and scale that has “no documented historic precedent.” What can be done?

More information coming soon. Check out last year’s speakers and panels below!

SPEAKERS & PANELS

Steve Westly
Former State Controller and Managing Partner, The Westly Group

Scott Broomfield
Founder and Managing Director / Chief Operating & Financial Officer, 10th Group

Wade Crowfoot
Secretary, California Natural Resources Agency

Nancy Pfund
Managing Partner, DBL Partners

AGENDA

7:15 AM Registration/Networking Breakfast
8:15 AM Welcome and Summit Overview
•  Mike Mielke, SVP, SVLG
•  Jon Chorley, CSO, Oracle

8:30 AM Catalyzing Transformational Leadership: The Evolution of Corporate Sustainability
•  Bruce Klafter, VP, Corporate Social and Environmental Responsibility, Flex
•  Nicola Acutt, VP, Sustainability Strategy, Office of the CTO, VMware
•  Katie Excoffier, Sustainability Manager, Genentech
•  Scott Broomfield, Chief Operating & Financial Officer, Sustainable Brands
•  Moderated by: Ellen Weinreb, Founder, Weinreb Group Sustainability Recruiting

9:25 AM Does California Have its Own Green New Deal?
•  Julia Prochnik, Director of Western Renewable Grid Planning, NRDC
•  JB Tengco, West Coast Director, Blue-Green Alliance
•  Dan Chia, Sr. Policy Advisor, Tesla
•  Kunal Merchant, Co-founder, CalOZ
•  Moderated by: Dr. Tammy Robinson, Vice President, Instruction, Cañada College

10:20 AM Keynote: Taking Lessons Learned and Pushing the Envelope on Cleantech
•  Steve Westly, Founder & Managing Partner of The Westly Group

10:40 AM Networking Break

11:10 AM Fireside Chat Speeding Climate Solutions to Market
•  Steve Westly, Former California State Controller & Managing Partner, the Westly Group
•  Nancy Pfund, Founder and Managing Partner of DBL Partners
•  Moderated by: Mona Tierney-Lloyd, Senior Director, Western Regulatory Affairs, Enel X North America

11:40 AM TEDx-Style Talks: Silicon Valley Leads on Climate
•  Patrick Flynn, VP, Sustainability, Salesforce
•  Virtual Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs)

12:10 PM Lunch

12:50 PM Lunchtime Fireside Chat: Advancing Resilience in an Era of Climate Disruption
•   Kate Gordon, Director of CA Office of Planning and Research
•  Wade Crowfoot, California Secretary for Natural Resources
•  Moderated by: Mike Mielke, SVP, SVLG 1:30 PM Transition to Breakouts

1:50 PM Concurrent Breakout Session I
Electrify Everything Breakout: Getting to Net Zero: Reducing Emissions from Buildings
•  Asim Tahir, District and Renewable Energy Lead, Google
•  Kevin Bates, President and Owner, Sharp Development
•  Fahmida Ahmed, Director, Sustainability and Business Services, Stanford
•  Moderated by: Diane Bailey, Executive Director, Menlo Spark
   Climate Risk & Resilience Breakout: Rising Waters & Resilience — A Vision for the Future of the San Francisco Bay Area
•  Julie Beagle, Deputy Program Director of Resilient Landscapes Program, SF Estuary Institute
•  Laura Tam, Sustainable Development Policy Director, SPUR
•  Jim Porter, President, County Engineers Association of California (CEAC)
•  Ellen Cross, President Strategy Driver + CHARG Facilitator
•  Moderated by: Mike Mielke, SVP, SVLG

2:50 PM Transition to Breakouts

3:10 PM Concurrent Breakout Sessions II
Electrify Everything Breakout: Transformative Mobility: Integrating Electric Public Transit into Shared Mobility Platforms
•  Joel Espino, Legal Counsel, Environmental Equity, The Greenlining Institute
•  Adam Gromis, Global Lead for Sustainability and Environmental Impact, Uber
•  Tyrone Jue, Senior Policy Advisor, Environment, Office of San Francisco Mayor London N. Breed
•  Mila Zelkha, Community Ambassador, Palantir Technologies
•  Moderated by: Kent Leacock, Senior Director, Government Relations and Public Policy, PROTERRA
Climate Risk & Resilience Breakout: How Climate Resilient is Your Company?

•  Erin Cooke, Sustainability + Environmental Policy Director, SF International Airport
•  Sophie Martin, Real Estate Strategy and Urban Planning Manager, Genentech
• Betty Cremmins  Director, Carbon Disclosure Project West
•  Moderated by: Alex Wittenberg, Executive Director, Marsh & McLennan Insights

4:10 PM Adjourn

LOGISTICS

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TICKETS


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