Washington Roundtable 2013

Montreux Energy - Washington Clean Energy Roundtable 2013 - Tuesday, May 14, 2013 - The House of Sweden, Washington DC
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Registration is soon closing for Montreux Energy’s 8th annual Washington Clean Energy Roundtable, to be held Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at the Swedish Embassy / House of Sweden in Washington. This impactful, one-day event will feature leading policy visions for energy and climate, industry views on major clean energy investment projects, and an interactive dialogue on how natural gas, renewables, and energy efficiency can serve our nation’s secure, low-carbon energy needs to 2050 and beyond.

Our opening plenary session will cover energy and climate policy, featuring key regulatory agencies. The second plenary will cover transportation fuels and powertrain options. Our afternoon plenary will be devoted to investment trends in clean energy infrastructure. The Roundtable will close with visionary keynotes and a reception overlooking the Potomac River.

Opening Keynote Address:
The Hon. Jon Wellinghoff

Chairman,
Federal Energy
Regulatory Commission
Luncheon Keynote Address:
Robert Perciasepe

Acting Administrator,
U.S. Environmental
Protection Agency

Roundtable Speakers and Session Chairs Include:

The Hon.
Jon Wellinghoff

Chairman,
FERC
Thierry Godart
President, Smart
Grid Division,

Siemens
Infrastructure
and Cities
Mary Doswell
SVP, Alternative
Energy Solutions,

Dominion
Resources
Mike Gallagher
Senior Adviser,
Fmr President,
COO & Director,

Westport
Innovations
Bob Perciasepe
Acting
Administrator,

U.S. EPA
Daryl Wilson
President and CEO,
Hydrogenics
Corporation
Jonathan Pershing
Deputy Asst Secty
for Climate,

U.S. Department
of Energy
Chris
Borroni-Bird

VP, Strategic
Development

Qualcomm
Martin Proctor
SVP State
Government and
Regulatory Affairs,

Exelon
Bob Wimmer
VP, Strategic
Development,

Toyota
David Doniger
Director,
Climate Center,

NRDC
Chris Sorrells
Managing Director,
NGP Energy
Technology
Partners
Daniel Slone
Partner,
McGuireWoods,
LLP
Michael Lynch
Managing Director,
Green Innovation,

NASCAR
Cathy Snyder
VP, Energy & Envir.
Govt. Relations,

Lockheed Martin
Anne Hoskins
SVP Public Affairs
& Sustainability,

PSEG Services
Corporation
Jim Gowen
Chief Sustainability
Officer,

Verizon
Dr David Jhirad
Director Energy,
Resources &
Environment,

Johns Hopkins
Univ – SAIS
Reg Modlin
Director of
Regulatory Affairs,

Chrysler Group
LLC
Parker Weil
Managing Director,
Stifel Investment
Banking
Tuesday, May 14:

Registration & Continental Breakfast, 7:45 am – 8:45 am

1) NATIONAL POLICY PRIORITIES FOR ENERGY AND CLIMATE

8:45 am – 10:45 am

The New Energy Landscape: Policy & Leadership Changes in Washington
Meeting Economic, Security, & Environmental Expectations in a Complex Global Market
Climate Change and the Transition to Lower-Carbon Energy Portfolios

Opening Keynote: The Hon. Jon Wellinghoff, Chairman, FERC

Jonathan Pershing, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Climate, U.S. Department of Energy
David Doniger, Director, Climate Center, NRDC
Martin Proctor, SVP State Government and Regulatory Affairs, Exelon
Dr. David Jhirad, Director Energy, Resources & Environment, Jonhs Hopkins University – SAIS
Dr. Michael Gallagher, Sr Adviser, Fmr President, COO & Dir, Westport Innovations (co-chair)
Andrew Bermingham, CEO, Montreux Energy LLC (co-chair)

Break 10:45 am – 11:15 am

2) TECHNOLOGY OPTIONS FOR CLEAN MOBILITY

11:15 am – 12:45 pm

Outlook for Natural Gas Transportation
Directions for EV Battery Architecture & Charging Systems
Hydrogen & Fuel Cells

Chris Borroni-Bird, VP, Strategic Development, Qualcomm
Reg Modlin, Director of Regulatory Affairs, Chrysler Group LLC
Michael Lynch, Managing Director, Green Innovation, NASCAR
Daryl Wilson, President and CEO, Hydrogenics Corporation
Kathleen Hennessey, VP, Government Relations, Hyundai
Bob Wimmer, National Manager of Energy & Environmental Research, Toyota (co-chair)
Shane Stephens-Romero, Senior Scientist, National Fuel Cell Research Center (co-chair)

Luncheon 12:45 pm – 2:00 pm

Bob Perciasepe, Deputy Administrator, U.S. EPA

3) BUILDING CLEAN ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE AT SCALE

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Major Energy Projects: Opportunities for Partnership and Investment
Investment in Natural Gas Fueling and EV Charging Infrastructures
Building and Cementing Partnerships between Natural Gas and Renewables
The Smart Grid and Advanced Energy Storage

Thierry Godart, President, Smart Grid Division, Siemens Infrastructure and Cities
Mary Doswell, SVP, Alternative Energy Solutions, Dominion Resources
Chris Sorrells, Managing Director, NGP Energy Technology Partners
Daniel Slone, Partner, McGuireWoods, LLP
Parker Weil, Managing Director, Stifel Investment Banking
John McKenna, CEO, Hamilton Clark Securities Company (co-chair)
Elton Sherwin, Executive Director, Carbon Zero Association (co-chair)

Break 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

4) CLOSING KEYNOTE SESSION

4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Building Momentum and National Support for our Clean Energy Future
Communicating Visions, Building Relationships, and Establishing Leadership

James Gowen, Chief Sustainability Officer, Verizon
Joe Browder, Partner, Dunlap & Browder
Anne Hoskins, SVP Public Affairs and Sustainability, PSEG Services Corporation
Cathy Snyder, VP, Energy & Environment Government Relations, Lockheed Martin Corp
Abby Hopper,Energy Advisor to the Governor,State of Maryland (co-chair)
Andrew Bermingham, CEO, Montreux Energy LLC (co-chair)

Roundtable Reception – The Atrium Lounge, House of Sweden 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Roundtable concludes 6:30 pm