Session leaders Scott Kessler, Director of Business Development, LO3 Energy Fritz Rettberg, Head of Innovation Management, ie3 Institute of Energy Systems- TU Dortmund University (Presentation) ..
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Session leader Trenton Allen, Managing Director and CEO, Sustainable Capital Advisors (Presentation) Presentation Trenton Allen defined finance as the study of how and under what..
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Session leader Jonathan Koehn, Regional Sustainability Coordinator, City of Boulder Presentation Who makes decisions for a city? How are the criteria for municipal decision-making developed?..
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Session leaders Rebecca Danard, Executive Director, reThink Green Meg O’Shea, Green Economy Community Coordinator, Vancouver Economic Commission (Presentation) Elizabeth Sheehan, President, Climate Smart (Presentation) Presentations..
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Session leader Matthew Klippenstein, Canadian correspondent, GreenCarReports (Presentation) Presentation The scope of “freight” ranges from long-haul shipping to non-road engines inside logistics facilities to short-haul..
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Session leader Mark Brostrom, Director of Sustainable Development, City of Edmonton (Presentation) Ron Dizy, Managing Director, MaRS Advanced Energy Centre (Presentation) Presentation When adopting new..
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Session leaders Tracy Casavant, Director of Resource Innovation, Light House Sustainable Building Centre (Presentation) Kaitlyn Gillis, Director of Wellbeing + Sustainability, Light House Sustainable Building..
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Session leader Chad Laurent, Vice President and General Counsel, Meister Consultants Group Presentation Chad Laurent described the growth of the solar energy industry in the..
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Session leaders Ken Church, Team Leader, Communities Group, Natural Resources Canada (Presentation) Carissa Slotterback, Associate Professor, Humphrey School of Public Affairs- University of Minnesota Presentations..
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Session leader Elizabeth Doris, Principal Laboratory Program Manager for State, Local, and Tribal Audiences, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (Presentation) Presentations The U.S. Department of Energy’s..
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Session leader Rob Harmon, Director, MEETS Accelerator Coalition (Presentation) Presentation Representing the Seattle-based, Metered Energy Efficiency Transaction Structure (MEETS) Coalition, Rob Harmon unpacked the ways..
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Session leader Ray Wills, Managing Director, Future Smart Strategies (Presentation) Presentations Ray Wills predicts: “Coal will exit the electricity market in the next decade, and..
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Session leader Desiree Williams-Rajee, Equity Specialist- Bureau of Planning and Sustainability, City of Portland, Oregon (Presentation) Presentation Desiree Williams-Rajee detailed the City of Portland’s history..
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Session leaders Tyrone Jue, Senior Advisor on the Environment- Office of Mayor Edwin M. Lee, City and County of San Francisco (Presentation) Steve Nicholas, Vice..
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