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  2nd International Conference  

    Irvine, CA  |  May 11-12, 2017   

Program

Day 2 - Friday May 12


     Day 2 - Friday May 12, 2017

 

8:00 - 8:45

Registration, Networking Breakfast

8:45 – 9:00

Opening


9:00 – 9:15

Kevin de Léon, California Senate President Pro Tempore


9:15 – 10:30

PANEL #1: INTERNATIONAL LEADERSHIP THE ENERGY  TRANSITION

Moderator: Prof. Dr. Eicke Weber, Director & CEO of UC Berkeley Education Alliance for Research in Singapore

  • Harry Lehmann, General Director, German Federal Environment Agency

  • Marcelino Madrigal, Commissioner, Comisión Reguladora de Energía (CRE)

  • Patrick Hofer-Noser, Head of Energy Systems, Meyer Burger Technology AG, President, Cleantech Switzerland

  • Angela Livino, Advisor to the CEO, Empresa de Pesquisa Energética


10:30 – 11:00

Fireside Chat with UC President Janet Napolitano and Commissioner David Hochschild, California Energy Commission


11:00 – 11:15

Networking Break


11:15 – 12:30

PANEL #2: WOMEN ACCELERATING THE 100% RENEWABLE ENERGY TRANSITION

Moderator: Angelina Galiteva, Founding Board Chair, Renewables 100 Policy Institute

  • Valerie Fong, Member, Energy Imbalance Governing Body

  • Paloma H. Gonzales, Political and Economic Chief, U.S. Consulate General in Recife, U.S. State Department

  • Katherine Lucey, Executive Director, Solar Sisters

  • Maria Eugenia Di Paola, Coordinator of the Environment and Sustainable Development Program, United Nations Development Program


12:30 – 1:30 

LUNCH


1:30-2:45 PM

PANEL #3: INNOVATION & DISRUPTIVE TECHNOLOGIES CHANGING THE ENERGY LANDSCAPE

Moderator: Rob Glen, Western Market Leader, Bloomberg New Energy Finance

  • Peter Light, Business Innovation, X

  • Nancy Pfund, Founder and Managing Partner, DBL

  • Danny Kennedy, Managing Director, CalCEF

  • Rob Threlkeld, Global Manager, Renewable Energy, General Motors


2:45-3:00 PM

CLOSING REMARKS


3PM – 5PM

Tour of UCI Campus Advanced Energy Projects
(Separate Registration Required. Please inquire here)

 

Day 1 - May 11