Agenda

Monday March 14, 2016

7:00 AM
Registration & Breakfast
8:00 AM Sustainable Finance Session and Welcome
Peter Fusaro, Conference Founder & Chairman, Global Change Associates
Moderator: Barry Worthington, Executive Director, United States Energy Association
8:05 AM 15th Annual Wall Street Green Summit Curtain Raiser
Peter C. Fusaro, Chairman, Global Change Associates Inc.
8:20 AM Embedding Sustainability 
Keynote Speaker, TBD
8:40 AM  Green Banks as a Financing Option
Mackey Dykes, Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, Clean Energy Finance and Investment Authority
9:00 Breaking Down the REAL Barriers to Cleantech Innovation
Ian Philp,  Director of Partnerships, Advanced Energy Centre, Ontario  
9:15 AM How an Exchange Looks at Sustainability
Evan Harvey, Managing Director of Corporate Sustainability, NASDAQ OMX
9:30 AM Risk Elements of the New EPA Clean Power Plan
Mike Ferguson, Associate Director, Utilities & Infrastructure, Standard and Poors
9:45 AM Case Study of CSR Corporate
Bahar Gidwani, CEO, CSRHub
 
10:00 AM Sponsor Break
 
10:30 AM Innovations in Renewable Energy Finance Session
Moderator: David Manning, Director of Stakeholder & Community Relations, Brookhaven National Laboratory
10:40 AM Market Overview of GreenTech Investment Today
Cory Honeyman, Solar Analyst, Greentech Media Research
11:00 AM Financing Renewables Today
Dan Spitzer, Partner, Hodgson Russ LLP
11:20 AM Distributed Generation Solutions
Ken McCauley, President & CEO, Princeton Power Systems
11:40 AM Innovations in AgTech
Charlotte Kim, Partner, Wilson Sonsini
12:00 PM A New Exchange Platform
Ian Gardner, Fiunder & CEO, California Global Innovation Exchange (CAGIX)
12:20 PM Hydrogen for Transportation: The Time is Now!
Colin Armstrong, President/CEO, HTEC (Hydrogen Technology & Energy Corporation)
12:40 PM Modularized Biomass Technologies: The Lego Approach for Renewables
Evija Reinholde, Chairwoman of the Board, Enertecgreen
 
 
1:00 PM
Sit Down Sponsored Lunch & Networking 
 
2:00 PM Conference Reconvenes
 
New Strategies in Energy Efficiency Finance Session
Moderator: Les Neumann, Managing Director, Innovation, Commercialization & Accelerator Network (ICANny)
2:00 PM Energy Efficiency Trends and Financing
TBD
2:15 PM Building Momentum: Innovations in Energy Efficiency Finance
TBD
2:30 PM Marrying Renewables & Energy Storage
Nick Davis, Managing Director, Gridmarket
2:50 PM Indexes and Green Bonds
Anadi Jauhari, Senior Managing Director, Emergin Energy & Environment Investment Group
 
 
 
3:30 PM Afternoon Break
 
4:00 PM Sustainability as an Asset Class Session
Moderator:  Brian Kaminer, Invest with Values
 
4:00 PM Creating More Impact
Erika Karp, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Cornerstone Capital
4:20 PM Solar as an Impact Investment Opportunity
Crhis Warren, CEO, Clean Energy Advisors LLC.
4:40 PM Investing in Sustainable Forestry as an Asset Class
Joshua Levin, Senior Program Officer, Finance and Commodities, World Wildlife Fund
5:10 PM Sustainable Water and Ags Water 
Eron Bloomgarden, Partner, Eko Asset Management
5:15 PM Sustainability & Waste Management
Chris Ladd, Investment Director/CFO, Closed Loop Fund
 
5:30PM Conference Ends