Wednesday April 2, 2008
7:00 AM
Registration and Breakfast

8:00 AM
Welcoming Remarks
Peter Fusaro, Global Change Associates, and Lisa Vioni, President of Hedge Connection

8:05 AM
Setting the Green Trading Stage for 2008
Peter C. Fusaro, Chairman, Global Change Associates Inc.

8:30 AM
Latest Legislative & Legal Developments in the Space
Bill Bumpers, Partner, Baker & Botts LLP

9:00 AM
Global Overview of Emissions & Renewable Trading
Andy Ertel, President, Evolution Markets LLC

9:30 AM
Keynote Address
Peter Hsiao, Partner, Morrison & Foerster

10:00 AM
Networking Break

10:30 AM
Carbon Markets & Finance Panel I
Moderator: Stefan Reichenbach, Reuters

Insights on EU ETS
Kjell Kristiansen, Point Carbon

Carbon Fund Opportunities
Jack Cogen, President and Founder, Natsource LLC

Creating and Managing Trusted Environmental Commodities
John Melby, CEO and President, APX, Inc.

Latest Development on Carbon Exchanges

A View from Houston: What’s Hot in Texas
Randy Lack, Principal, Element Markets LLC

A View California: Insights Into AB 32
Josh Margolis, Managing Director, Cantor CO2e

11:45 AM
How Banks Are Positioned for Carbon Trading
Moderator: TBA

Eric Boonman, Head of Environmental Markets Origination Carbon Banking, Fortis Bank

Olivia Hartridge, Morgan Stanley

Kedin Kilgore , JP Morgan

1:00 PM

2:00 PM
Panel: What’s Hot in Renewable Energy Trading

Moderator: Arthur O’Donnell, Executive Director, Center for Resource Solutions

Turning Wal-Mart into a 100% Renewable Company
Greg Pool, Renewable Energy and Emissions Manager, Wal-Mart

Renewable Project Finance Credit Generation
Matt Cheney, MMA Renewables

The Mechanics of Biofuels Trading
Bob Shults , Principal, IVG Green

3:00 PM
Panel: REC Market Issues That Need to Be Resolved

Moderator: TBA

Integration Issues with Voluntary Rec Markets
Anne Hambleton, Senior Manager, Business Development, NativeEnergy LLC

How to Monetize REC Credits for Markets
Howard Siegel Partner, Brown Rudnick

Integrating Carbon and Renewables
David South, President, Technology & Market Solutions LLC

Sponsor Break

4:00 PM
Panel: The Next Nexus: Cleantech & Emissions Trading

The Cleantech Investment Landscape Panel
Moderated by Jon Brock, COO, Utilipoint

Linking Carbon and Cleantech
Nicholas Parker, Chairman & Founder, Cleantech Venture Network

Latest Drivers in the Cleantech Investment
David Kirkpatrick, Partner, SJF Ventures

Why Second Stage Investing is a Viable Strategy
Diana Propper de Callejon, Expansion Capital Partners

What are Big Strategics Watching for in Cleantech
Ed Beardsworth, Jane Capital

5:30 PM

Thursday April 3, 2008
8:00 AM

8:30 AM
Building Blocks for Green Trading Market Liquidity
Day 2 moderator: Barry Worthington , Executive Director, USEA

Evaluating Emissions Risk on the Balance Sheet
Denise Furey , Senior Director, Fitch Ratings

Capturing the Carbon: The Latest Developments in Sequestration
Kipp Coddington, Partner, Alston & Bird

Weather Risk and Climate Change: New Market Developments
Brian O’Hearne, Swiss Re

Software Solutions to Tracking the Carbon Footprint
Chris Beekhuis, President and CTO, Fat Spaniel Technologies

Making Solar a Scalable Business
Jesse Grossman, CEO, Soltage

An Exchange’s Carbon Perspective
Joe Raia, Senior Vice President, Marketing, NYMEX

10:30 AM
Networking Break

11:00 AM
Panel: Advanced Carbon Finance

Moderator: TBA

Sorting Out Renewables and Carbon Counting Issue
Alex Rau, Climate Wedge

How Family Office is Approaching Carbon Markets
Chris McDermott, Manager, Environmental Investments, Hartz Capital

Building a Forward Price Curve for Carbon
Ed Tweedy, Managing Partner, Energy Arbitrage Fund, MD Sass

Green Project Design for CDM
Eron Bloomgarden, Country Director, EcoSecurities

Investment Strategies in the Carbon Space
Martin Whittaker, Mission Point

Evaluating VERS in the US Markets
Bjorn Fischer, Managing Director, 3C-The Carbon Credit Company

1:00 PM

2:00 PM
Panel: The Green Efficiency Market: Demand Response Arrives

Moderator: Andrew Saunders, Managing Director, Hedge Connection

Energy Efficiency & Greenhouse Credits
Neal Verfuerth, CEO, Orion Energy Services

What’s New on the Smart Grid
Peter Corsell, President & CEO, Gridpoint

The White Tag Market
Mel Jones, President & CEO, Sterling Planet

3:00 PM
How Green Hedge Funds Execute Their Strategies

Moderator: David Kurzman, SVP of Clean Technology Research Group, Panel Intelligence

Carbon Hedge Fund
Claude DeVillers, Managing Director, Merzbach Carbon Finance

Trading NOX, SOX Recs & Carbon as Hedge Fund Strategy
Greg Arnold, CE2 Environment Fund

Forestry as an Investment & Sequestration Strategy
Radha Kuppalli, Director, New Forests

Applying Rigorous Due Diligence for Investment Results
Peter Fell, Kenmar’s Global Eco Fund of Funds

Making the Case for Public Equity Exposure for Environmental Investment
Bill Page, Head of ESG Investments, State Street Global Advisors

4:30 PM
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