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
8;30 AM Momentum for Corporate Climate Action
TBD
8:45 AM Cleantech Investment in New York
Tim Hoffman, Executive Director, 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 the Green Economy
TBD
9:45 AM Millennials Ideas About Sustainability
Tinia Pina, Founder & CEO, Re-Nuble Inc.
10:00 AM Carbon Pricing 
TBD
10:15 AM Implementing New York's Green New Deal
Nick Querques, Program Manager, Technology to Market, NYSERDA
 
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  Simplifying the Procurement of Offsite Renewables
Bob Kinscherf, Executive Director, National Accounts, Constellation
11:15 AM Insights on Energy Storage
Hodgson Russ LLP
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
Julie Currid, COO and C0-Founder, Initiafy
12:30 PM Reducing the Waste Stream With New Technology
TBD
12:45 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 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
YBD
2:15 PM Blockchain Applications in Agtech
TBD
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, Scarab 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
Bill Davis, Founder & Managing Director, Stance Capital
 
5:30 PM Conference Ends