Washington Roundtable 2012

Washington Clean Energy Roundtable 2012

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Roundtable Speakers:

John Norris
Commissioner,
U.S. FERC,
Washington
David Sandalow
Assistant Secretary,
Policy &
Intl. Affairs,

U.S. DOE,
Washington
Vice Admiral
Dennis McGinn

President,
ACORE,
Washington
Rebecca Davis
EVP, Group Head,
Ogilvy,
Washington
Sarah Lyle
VP External Affairs,
ANGA,
Washington
Jill Bodkin
Board Member,
Westport
Innovations,

Vancouver
Diarmuid
O’Connell

VP of Business
Development,

Tesla Motors,
Palo Alto
Livia Whisenhunt
President & CEO,
PS Energy Group,
Atlanta
Kevin Leahy
Managing Director,
Energy and
Envtl. Policy,

Duke Energy,
Cincinnati
Dr Dan Sperling
Dir, Institute of
Transportation
Studies,

UC Davis ITS,
Davis
Kristen Nicole
Senior Project
Engineer,

EPRI,
Washington
Tom Stricker
VP, Technical and
Regulatory Affairs
,
Toyota,
Washington
Michael Miller
Managing Director,
Perseus LLC,
Washington
Sam Gabbita
Partner,
Element Partners,
Radnor
Mark Buse
Director,
Regulatory Affairs
,
BP Biofuels,
Washington
Fran Bevc
Dir, Technology
Policy & Research
Programs

Siemens Energy,
Orlando
Julia Hamm
President & CEO,
SEPA,
Washington
Michael Sachse
Dir, Regulatory
Research & EM&V,

Opower,
Washington
Bruce McKay
Managing Director,
Federal Affairs,

Dominion,
Washington
Alexander Ochs
Director,
Climate & Energy,

Worldwatch,
Washington
Wednesday, April 4:

Registrations and Continental Breakfast 7:30 – 8:30 am

1) ENERGY SECURITY: Geopolitics and the Global Role for Clean Energy

8:30 – 10:30 am

David Sandalow, Assistant Secretary for Policy and International Affairs, U.S. DOE, Washington
Kevin Leahy, Managing Director, Energy and Environmental Policy, Duke Energy, Cincinnati
Alexander Ochs, Director of Climate & Energy, Worldwatch Institute, Washington
Frank Bevc, Director, Technology Policy & Research Programs, Siemens Energy, Orlando
Diarmuid O’Connell, VP of Business Development, Tesla Motors;
          Former Chief of Staff for Political Military Affairs, U.S. Department of State

Break 10:30 – 11:00 am

2) NATURAL GAS: Infrastructure, Environment, & Expectations

11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Bruce McKay, Managing Director, Federal Affairs, Dominion, Washington
Sarah Lyle, Vice President of External Affairs, America’s Natural Gas Alliance, Washington
Nancy Mohn, Director, Strategic Market Communications, Alstom Power, Hartford

Luncheon 12:00 – 1:00 pm

3) CLEANER POWER: Lower CO2, Energy Efficiency, Storage, and the Smart Grid

1:00 – 2:30 pm

Vice Admiral Dennis McGinn, President, American Council on Renewable Energy, Washington
Blaine Collison, Director, Green Power Partnership, U.S. EPA, Washington
Dr Shane Stephens-Romero, Manager of Research Development, National Fuel Cell
           Research Center
, UC Irvine, Irvine
Kristen Nicole, Senior Project Engineer, EPRI, Washington
Julia Hamm, President & CEO, SEPA, Washington

Break 2:30 – 3:00 pm

4) INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENT: LNG, Pipelines, T&D, Storage, Fueling, Charging

3:00 – 4:00 pm

Michael Miller, Managing Director, Perseus LLC, Washington
Livia Whisenhunt, President & CEO, PS Energy Group, Atlanta
Sam Gabbita, Partner, Element Partners, Radnor

Break-Out Roundtable Discussions 4:00 – 5:00 pm

Reception overlooking the Potomac River 5:00 pm

Thursday, April 5:

Registrations and Continental Breakfast 7:30 – 8:30 am

5) MOBILITY: NGVs, Hybrids, Plug-in Hybrids, EVs, and Hydrogen FCVs

8:30 – 10:00 am

Terry Penney, Technology Manager – Advanced Vehicles, NREL, Golden (chair)
Tom Stricker, Vice President of Technical and Regulatory Affairs, Toyota,Washington
Dr Dan Sperling, Director, Institute of Transportation Studies, UC Davis ITS, Davis
Mark Buse, Director of Regulatory Affairs, BP Biofuels, Washington
Rich Kolodziej, President, Natural Gas Vehicle Coalition, Washington
Jill Bodkin, Board Member, Westport Innovations, Vancouver

Break 10:00 – 10:30 am

6) KEYNOTE SESSION: Successful Policies and Partnerships for Clean Energy

10:30 – 11:30 am

The Hon John R. Norris, Commissioner, U.S. Fed. Energy Regulatory Commission, Washington
Dr David Jhirad, Director, Energy, Resources & Environment, SAIS, Johns Hopkins University

7) ENERGY, TECHNOLOGY & COMMUNICATIONS: Facts & Opinions,
          The Realities of Social Media, and Guiding Consumer Behavior

11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Rebecca Davis, Executive Vice President, Group Head, Ogilvy, Washington
Michael Sachse, Director, Regulatory Research and EM&V, Opower, Washington
Joe Romm, Editor, ClimateProgress.org
Truman Semans, Principal, GreenOrder, Washington

Closing comments & networking

Close of Roundtable 2:00 pm