Press Release: California Clean Energy Roundtable

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For Immediate Release
Lisa Hamm-Greenawalt, Digital Strategist
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Montreux Energy Presents California Roundtable on Clean Energy

Quarterly Meeting Invites World’s Thought Leaders
to Connect Toward a Lower Carbon Future

DENVER, Colorado (Oct. 4, 2012) –

“Investing in Our Global Clean Energy Future” is the theme as senior-level energy, power, transportation, infrastructure and policy leaders come together at Montreux Energy’s California Clean Energy Roundtable Oct. 17-19, 2012, to discuss solutions to the world’s pressing energy issues.

The Roundtable, held in Laguna Beach, CA, is sponsored by BP, Toyota, Westport Innovations, CH2M Hill and Southern California Edison. Supporters include Shell, Duke Energy, Southern California Gas Co. and UOP, a Honeywell company.

California headerRoundtable registration is $1,000 through Friday, Oct. 12, 2012, after which it will increase to $1,200. Register and learn more at

Conference highlights include:

A keynote session on “A New Era of Lower-Carbon Energy Leadership,” featuring Timothy Alan Simon, Commissioner of the California Public Utilities Commission; Carol Zacharias, EVP Deputy General Counsel of ACE USA; and Ralph Moran, Senior Director of Government & Public Affairs for BP America.

A session on “Natural Gas: Building Demand, Connecting with Renewables,” featuring Mitch Mitchell, Vice President of Government Affairs for SoCal Gas; Dr. Kathryn Clay, Executive Director of Drive Natural Gas Alliance; and Dr. David Greene, Corporate Fellow for the Oak Ridge National Lab.

Other sessions include:  “Transportation: The Fuels and Technology Roadmap,” “Mobility, Infrastructure, and the Design of Cities,” and an investment panel on “Clean Energy Deals and Projects.”

Participants include:  Robert Brown, Vice President of Sustainability and Safety Engineering for Ford Motor Co.; Kirstin Gunderson, Senior Manager of Renewable Energy for Wal-Mart; Timothy Romer, Managing Director for Goldman Sachs; Dr. Michael Gallagher, Senior Advisor and Former President & COO of Westport Innovations; and many other industry and thought leaders.

The entire schedule and speaker list can be found at

Montreux Clean Energy Roundtables scheduled for 2013 will be held in Washington, DC, Shanghai, China, and Aspen, CO. Learn more at

About Montreux Energy

Montreux Energy connects thought leaders around the globe, promoting conversation about clean energy across industries and forging unlikely partnerships to advance a future of lower carbon energy.

Montreux Energy has been organizing senior-level strategy roundtables on the future of global energy investment for more than two decades, engaging more than 7,000 industry and policy leaders in constructive, interactive stakeholder dialogue on the landscape for energy supply, demand and emissions over a practical five- to ten-year investment horizon.

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