Agenda

Monday March 19, 2018

7:00 AM
Registration & Breakfast
8:00 AM Corporate Sustainability Leadership
Welcome from Peter Fusaro, Conference Founder & Chairman, Global Change Associates Inc.
Moderator: Barry Worthington, Executive Director, United States Energy Association
8:05 AM 17th Annual Wall Street Green Summit Curtain Raiser
Peter C. Fusaro, Chairman, Global Change Associates Inc.
8:20 AM Key Trends in Corporate Sustainability
Kristen Sullivan, Partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP
8:50 AM  Where We Are in Cleantech Now
Jeff Cianci, Managing Director, 41 North Securities, Inc.
9:05 AM Corporate Sustainability Initiatives at One Company
Philippe LaCamp, Senior Vice President, Americas, Cathay Pacific Airways
9:25 What Human Capital is Needed for the Green Economy
William Liuzza, CEO, Energeiaworks
9:45 AM The Changing Nature of Philantrophy Investing Toward Impact Investing
Julie Shafer, Head of Strategic Partnerships & Purpose Investing, Family Wealth Advisors/Bank of the West
10:00 AM Millennials Ideas About Sustainability
Njeri Mathu, Founder & CEO, AnaCheza, Sustainability Expert
 
 
10:15 AM Sponsor Break
 
10:45 AM Innovations in Renewable Energy Finance 
Moderator: David Manning, Director of Stakeholder & Community Relations, Brookhaven National Laboratory
10:45 AM Renewables as a Utility Strategy
Chris Fry, New York Power Authority 
11:00 AM Electric Vehicles and the Grid
Dan Spitzer, Partner, Hodgson Russ LLP
11:15 AM Community Solar: The Next Wave of Solar for Cities
Donna Sanders, Co-Founder & CEO, Social Solar
11:30 AM Capital Market Strategies for Distributed Generation
Thomas Byrne, CEO, CleanCapital
11:45AM A New Initiative: Columbia's Cleantech Ventures Offering
Tim Hoffman, Assistant Director, NYS Cleantech Initiative, Columbia Tech Ventures
12:00 PM Innovations in AgTech
Charlotte Kim, Partner, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich Rosati
12:15 PM Hydrogen Making Breakthrough for Transportation & Energy Storage
Jack Mosel, CEO, H2 Development Corp Inc.
12:30 PM Insights Into Organic Waste Today & Opportunities for Investment
Matt de la Houssaye, Director, NYC Office, Global Green USA
 
1:00 PM
Sit Down Lunch & Networking Sponsored by Hodgson Russ
 
2:00 PM Conference Reconvenes
 
New Business Models for Fintech, Agtech & EnergyTech for Sustainability
Moderator: Les Neumann, ICANny
 
2:00 PM Agtech and Blockchain
Jason Pereira, IBM's Tech Talks & Fintech Strategy Practice
2:15 PM Clean Air as an ESG Solution
Steve Levine, CEO, AtmosAir/Clean Air Group 
2:30 PM Agtech as an Entrepreneur
Jason Green, CEO & Co-founder, Edenworks
2:45 PM Using Drones for Sustainability
Stephen Donofrio, Principal & Founder, Green Point Innovations
3:00 PM SaaS for Energy Storage
Nick Davis, Founder & CEO, Gridmarket
3:15 PM Space: The Final Frontier for Big Data
Sidney Nakahodo and Vivek Mital, VegaMx LLC (New York Space Alliance)
 
 
3:30-3:45 Afternoon Break
 
4:00 PM Impact Investing Strategies
Moderator:  Jack Jacobs, Founder & Managing Partner, Cleantech Law Partners
 
4:00 PM Water as an Asset Class
Disque Dean, Chief Investment Officer, & C0-Portfolio Manager, Sustainable Asset Management 
4:20 PM A New Model for Integrating Sustainable Technologies
Tony Saxton, Managing Partner, Terra Group Holdings, LLC and CEO, Terra Global Solutions, PBC
4:40PM Public Equities as a Thematic Investment Strategy
Bill Page, Portfolio Manager, Essex Global Environmental Opportunities Strategies (GEOS)
5:00 PM Investors' Material Financial & Governance Risks: Agriculture Supply Chains
Gabriel Thoumi, Director, Capital Markets, Climate Advisers
5:15 PM Private Equity as an Impact Strategy
Delilah Rothenberg, Operating Advisor, ESG & Impact, Pegasus Capital Advisors LP
5:30PM Conference Ends