Agenda

Monday March 23, 2015

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 14th Annual Wall Street Green Summit Curtain Raiser
Peter C. Fusaro, Chairman, Global Change Associates Inc.
8:15 AM Embedding Sustainability Throughout the Corporation
Keynote Speaker, Scott Tew, Executive Director, Center for Energy Efficiency & Sustainability, Ingersoll Rand
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 Sustainability and Business Value
Libby Bernick, Senior Vice President, North America, Trucost
 
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 Tax Equity Financing for Renewables
Eli Katz, Partner, Chabourne Parke LLP
12:00 PM Crowdfunding for PV Solar
Graham Smith, Founder & CEO, Open Energy Group 
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 Sponsored by Hodgson Russ LLP
 
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: Progress in Commercial PACE
Vincent Titolo, Executive Director, Clean Fund 
2:15 PM Building Momentum: Innovations in Energy Efficiency Finance
Charlotte Kim, Partner, Wilson Sonsini
2:30 PM New Technology for Energy Efficiency 
Pierre Trevet, Founder & CEO, HELIOS Exchange Inc. 
2:50 PM New Disruptive Technology for HID Lamps
Matt Codner, Director of Operations, Genesys Global LLC
3:10 PM Carbon Count: The New Metric for Green Bonds
Ken Locklin, Managing Director, Impact Asset Management
 
 
3:30 PM Afternoon Break
 
4:00 PM Sustainability as an Asset Class Session
Moderator; Nick Davis, Managing Director, Agrion
 
4:00 PM Hedge Funds as a Sustainability Strategy
Drianne Benner, Managing Director, Appomattox Advisory and Disque D. Deane, Co-Founder, Water Asset Management
4:30 PM Creating More Impact
Erika Karp, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Cornerstone Capital Group
4:50  PM Topic TBD
Ben Bingham, Founder & CEO,  3 Sisters Sustainable Management LLC
5:10 PM Fisheries, Forestry & Water as an Investible Asset Class
Trip O'Shea, Vice President, Eko Asset Management
 
5:30PM Conference Ends