Agenda

Monday March 23, 2020 (Speakers Are Now Being Changed)

7:00 AM
Registration & Breakfast
 
8:00 AM Sustainability Megatrends
Welcome from Peter Fusaro, Conference Founder & Chairman, Global Change Associates Inc.
Moderator: Barry Worthington, Executive Director, United States Energy Association
8:05 AM 18th Annual Wall Street Green Summit Curtain Opener
Peter C. Fusaro, Chairman, Global Change Associates and Senior Advisors, AV Group Ltd.
8;30 AM Momentum for Corporate Climate Action
TBD
8:45 AM Cleantech Investment in New York
Tim Hoffman, Progam Director, NYS Venture Exchange and Columbia Tech Ventures
9:00 AM Financing for the Future
Julie Davitz, Head of Impact Solutions, Bank of the West/ BNP Paribas
9:15 AM Using ESG Data as an Investment Tool
TBD
9:30 AM What Human Capital is Needed for Sustainability
TBD
9:45 AM Millennials Ideas About Sustainability
Tinia Pina, Founder & CEO, Re-Nuble Inc.
10:00 AM How to Asess ESG & IMpact for Private Companies
Michelle Bongiovanni, CEO & Founder, HealRWorld
10:15 AM Implementing New York's Green New Deal
TBD, Technology to Market, NYSERDA
10:30 ESG & T
Andrea Bonime-Blanc, CEO & Founder, GEC Risk Advisory
 
10:30 AM Sponsor Break
 
11:00 AM Green & Sustainable Finance: Focus on Renewable Resources
Moderator: Tom Blum, Partner, GC Andersen and NYSERDA Innovation Officer
11:00  Topic and Speaker to be determined
Constellation Confirmed
11:15 AM Insights on Energy Storage
Speaker from Hodgson Russ LLP (Confirmed)
11:30 AM Solar Energy Updates
Nick Blitterswyk, CEO and Founder, UGE International
11:45 AM Role of Incubators & Accelerators in the Green EcoSystem
Pat Sapinsley, Managing Director, Cleantech Initiatives at Urban Future Lab/NYC Acre
12:00 AM Capital Market Strategies for Distributed Generation
Tooraj Arvajeh, Founder, Perl Street
12:15 PM How to Make Renewables More Appealing to Women
TBD
12:30 PM Innovations in the Circular Economy: Reducing the Waste Stream
TBD
12:45 PM Insights Into Organic Waste Today & Opportunities for Investment
TBD
 
 
1:00 PM
Sit Down Lunch & Networking, Sponsored by Hodgson Russ LLP
 
2:00 PM Conference Reconvenes
 
 
2:00 pm Technology Solutions in Fintech, Agtech & EnergyTech for Sustainability
Moderator: Luisa Plotnick, The Climate Group
 
2:00 PM New Energy Storage Technologies
TBD
2:15 PM Advanced Energy Effiiciency Technologies for Buildings
Frank Maricic, SVP, Plexo PoE Lighting Solutions
2:30 PM IOT, Sensors, Measurement and Validation
Steve Levine, CEO, Atmos Air
2:45 PM Drones for Sustainability
Stephen Donofrio, Principal & Founder, Green Point Innovations
3:00 PM SaaS for Distributed Energy Resources
Nick Davis, Founder & CEO, Gridmarket
 
3:30 - 3:45 Afternoon Break
 
3:45 PM Investing for Impact 
Moderator: Kuni Chen, ESG Expert
 
3:45 PM Impact Investing
Ben Bingham, Chairman, 3 Sisters Funds
4:00 PM The Nordic Strategy on ESG & Impact
Karl Andersen, Managing Director, AV Growth Fund
4:15 PM Thematic ESG Investing
TBD
4:30 PM Investor Risk From Deforestation In Emerging Markets
Matt Piotrowski, Senior Analyst, Climate Advisers
4:45 Investing in Oceans
Christian Lim, Co-Founder,  Blue Ocean Partners, LLC from Paris
5:00 PM  Making ESG Investments Part of Your Portfolio
TBD
 
5:30 PM Conference Ends