Agenda

Monday March 27, 2017

7:00 AM
Registration & Breakfast
8:00 AM Leaders at the Helm: Corporate Sustainability Frontline Leadership
Welcome from Peter Fusaro, Conference Founder & Chairman, Global Change Associates and Terry Moraska, Warrior Communications
 
Moderator: Barry Worthington, Executive Director, United States Energy Association
8:05 AM 16th Annual Wall Street Green Summit Curtain Raiser
Peter C. Fusaro, Chairman, Global Change Associates Inc.
8:15 AM Keynote: Big Oil Embraces Sustainability 
Maarten Wetselaar, Director Integrated Gas & New Energies, Royal Dutch Shell
8:45 AM  State of Clean Energy Investing Today
Fund Manager from Silicon Valley Cleantech Fund
9:00 Why the Middle East from the Natural Resource Economy to the Sustainability Economy
The Green Sheikh, Sheikh Addul Aziz Al Nuiami, and Dr. Thani Al Zeyoudi, Minister of Climate Change and Environment, United Arab Emirates
9:20 AM Stock Exchanges, Investors and Sustainability
Evan Harvey, Director of Corporate Sustainability, NASDAQ (invited)
9:30 What Human Capital is Needed for the Green Economy
Senior Executive from Heidrick & Struggles
9:45 Large Bank
TBD
10:00 AM Bridging the Gap: Sustainability vs. Profitability
Bahar Gidwani, CEO, CSRHub
 
10:15 AM Sponsor Break
 
10:45 AM Innovations in Renewable Energy Finance Session
Moderator: David Manning, Director of Stakeholder & Community Relations, Brookhaven National Laboratory
10:50 AM Financing Microgrids
Dan Spitzer, Partner, Hodgson Russ LLP
11:10 AM Update on Solar Finance
Rep from DLA PIper (Invited)
11:30 A Canadian Perspective on Renewables & Cleantech
Ian Philp, Trade Commissioner (Cleantech), Consul General of Canada
11:45 Innovating Renewables
IBM Executive
12:00  Wind Power: Where are We Now?
Anders Runevas, CEO, Vestas
12:15 AM Innovations in AgTech
Charlotte Kim, Partner, Wilson Sonsini Gppdrich Rosati
12:30 PM Where the Capital Will Come From for Clean Energy
Bank of Bahrain (Invited)
12:45 PM Hydrogen About to Make the Breakthrough for Transportation
Representative from BMW
 
1:00 PM
Sit Down Lunch & Networking
 
2:00 PM Conference Reconvenes
 
2:00 PM Special Keynote
Laura Turner Seydel, Captain Planet Foundation (invited)
 
New Business Models for Fintech & EnergyTech Session
Moderator: TBD
 
2:20 PM Using Technology for Future Cities
Suparno Banerjee, Vice President, Smart Cities, HP Enterprises
Block Chain: The New Currency of the Internet Age
Stan Stainaker, Founding Director, Hub Culture & Ven Currency
2:30 PM Using Blockchain for Impact Investing
Pamela Pascual, ConsenSys
2:45 PM Green Buildings Today
CBRE Representative
3:00 PM TBD
TBA
 
 
3:30 PM Afternoon Break
 
3:45 PM Impact Investing Session
Moderator:  Brian Kaminer, Invest with Values (invited)
 
3:45 PM Overview of Impact Investment
Randy Kaufman, Senior Vice President, Executive Monetary Management
4:00 PM Sustainable Water
Bill Brennan, Managing Director, Ultra Capital
4:15 PM Solar as an Impact Investment Opportunity
Scott Hill, President, Clean Energy Advisors LLC.
4:30 PM Microfinance for Clean Energy & Clean Water
Tony Saxton, TERRA
5:00 PM Forestry: Afforestation & Reforestation
TBD
5:15 PM Fund Manager
TBD
5:30PM Conference Ends