Agenda

Monday March 27, 2017

7:00 AM
Registration & Breakfast
8:00 AM Corporate Sustainability Leadership
Welcome from Peter Fusaro, Conference Founder & Chairman, Global Change Associates 
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: Key Trends in Corporate Sustainability
Kristen Sullivan, Partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP
8:45 AM  State of Clean Energy Investing Today
Jiong Ma, Senior Partner, Braemar Energy Ventures
9:00 AM A Canadian Perspective on Renewables & Cleantech Investment
Catherine McKenna, Canadian Minister of Environment & Climate Change 
9:30 What Human Capital is Needed for the Green Economy
William Liuzza, Founder & CEO, EnergeiaWorks
9:45 AM Millennials Ideas About Sustainability
Lindsey Clark, Sustainability Expert
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 
Moderator: David Manning, Director of Stakeholder & Community Relations, Brookhaven National Laboratory
10:50 AM State of Renewable Project Finance Today
Michael Eckhart, Managing Director, Head of Environmental Finance at Citigroup
11:10 AM How the Regulatory Structure Can Enhance Energy Storage
Dan Spitzer, Partner, Hodgson Russ LLP
11:30 AM Update on Solar Finance
Ron Borod, Senior Advisor, DLA Piper
11:45 AM Wind Power: Where are We Now?
Chris Varrone, Managing Director, Silver Leaf Partners
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, Executive Partner, Secure Supply USA
12:30 PM Insights Into Biomass Markets Today
Dana Allen Sands, Partner, Energy & Infrastructure Partners
 
1:00 PM
Sit Down Lunch & Networking Sponsored by Hodgson Russ
 
2:00 PM Conference Reconvenes
 
New Business Models for Fintech & EnergyTech for Sustainability
Moderator: Les Neumann, ICANny
 
2:00 PM Energy Storage,: Introducing the Nanosponge
Samuel Hashim, Chairman & Acting CEO, 3D Nano Batteries and
Daniel Hashim, PhD, Chief Science Officer, 3D Nano Batteries
2:20 PM Clean Air as an ESG Solution
Steve Levine, CEO, AtmosAir/Clean Air Group
2:35 Using Blockchain for Energy
Igor Lilic, Enterprise & Delivery at ConsenSys
2:50 PM Automating the Back Office for Energy Settlement
Ben Rogers, EVP for Business Development & Sales, Aquilon Energy Services
3:05 PM Storage as a Software Service
Nick Davis, CEO, Gridmarket
3:20 PM Community Energy Efficiency & Solar
Chen Zheng and Sarey Hamarneh, Investment Associates, BlocPower
 
3:35 PM Afternoon Break
 
3:50 PM Impact Investing Strategies
Moderator:  Brian Kaminer, Invest with Values 
 
3:50 PM Overview of Impact Investment
Randy Kaufman, Senior Vice President, Executive Monetary Management
4:10 PM Sustainable Water
Bill Brennan, Managing Director, Ultra Capital
4:25PM Solar as an Impact Investment Opportunity
Scott Hill, President, Clean Energy Advisors LLC.
4:40 PM Microfinance for Clean Energy & Clean Water
Tony Saxton, Founder & CEO, TERRA
4:55 PM Forestry: Afforestation & Reforestation
Gabriel Thoumi, Director, Capital Markets Research, Climate Advisers
5:15 PM Public Companies and ETFs for Impact
Ian Monroe, President and Chief Sustainability Officer, Etho Capital
5:30PM Conference Ends
 
5:30 to 7:30 pm  Networking Reception provided by Renewables Unwind from EnergeiaWorks. 
Location is Cellar Bar at 40 West 40th Street.