Agenda

Monday March 27, 2017

7:00 AM
Registration & Breakfast
8:00 AM Leaders at the Helm: Corporate Sustainability Frontline Leadership
Welcome from Peter Fusaro, Conference Founder & Chairman, Global Change Associates and Terry Moraska, Warrior Communications
 
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
TBD
8:45 AM  State of Clean Energy Investing Today
Fund Manager from Cleantech Fund
9:00 Why the Middle East from the Natural Resource Economy to the Sustainability Economy
The Green Sheikh, Sheikh Addul Aziz Al Nuiami, and Dr. Thani Al Zeyoudi, Minister of Climate Change and Environment, United Arab Emirates
9:20 AM Stock Exchanges, Investors and Sustainability
Evan Harvey, Director of Corporate Sustainability, NASDAQ (invited)
9:30 What Human Capital is Needed for the Green Economy
Senior Executive from Heidrick & Struggles
9:45 Large Bank
TBD
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 Session
Moderator: David Manning, Director of Stakeholder & Community Relations, Brookhaven National Laboratory
10:50 AM How the Regulatory Structure Can Enhance Energy Storage
Dan Spitzer, Partner, Hodgson Russ LLP
11:10 AM Update on Solar Finance
Ron Borod, DLA Piper
11:30 A Canadian Perspective on Renewables & Cleantech
Ian Philp, Trade Commissioner (Cleantech), Consul General of Canada
11:45 Innovating Renewables
TBD
12:00 PM Wind Power: Where are We Now?
Anders Runevas, CEO, Vestas (INvited)
12:15 PM Innovations in AgTech
Charlotte Kim, Partner, Wilson Sonsini Gppdrich Rosati
12:30 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
12:45 PM Where the Capital Will Come From for Clean Energy
TBD
 
1:00 PM
Sit Down Lunch & Networking
 
2:00 PM Conference Reconvenes
 
New Business Models for Fintech & EnergyTech Session
Moderator: Les Neuman, ICANny
 
2:00 PM Using Technology for Future Cities
Suparno Banerjee, Vice President, Smart Cities, HP Enterprises
2:15 Block Chain: The New Currency of the Internet Age
TBA
2:30 PM Using Blockchain for Microgrids
ConsenSys
2:45 PM Energy Storage: Introducing the Nanosponge
TBD
3:00 PM Storage as a Software Service
Nick Davis, CEO, Gridmarket
 
 
3:15 PM Afternoon Break
 
3:45 PM Impact Investing Session
Moderator:  Brian Kaminer, Invest with Values (invited)
 
3:45 PM Overview of Impact Investment
Randy Kaufman, Senior Vice President, Executive Monetary Management
4:00 PM Sustainable Water
Bill Brennan, Managing Director, Ultra Capital
4:15 PM Solar as an Impact Investment Opportunity
Scott Hill, President, Clean Energy Advisors LLC.
4:30 PM Microfinance for Clean Energy & Clean Water
Tony Saxton, TERRA
5:00 PM Forestry: Afforestation & Reforestation
Gabriel Thoumi, Director, Capital Markets Research, Climate Advisers
5:15 PM Fund Manager
TBD
5:30PM Conference Ends