2016 Schedule of Events

Reference this year’s full program agenda HERE ❯

View scheduled Side Events HERE ❯

Climate Leadership Awards Dinner HERE ❯
Strategy Exchange Sessions HERE ❯

Tours HERE ❯
Tuesday, March 8th
9:00 am – 6:00 pmConference Registration
9:00 am – 12:00 pmMorning Side Events and Workshops
1:00 pm – 3:30 pmAfternoon Side Events and Workshops
3:30 pm – 4:00 pmWelcome Refreshments and Coffee Break
4:00 pm – 5:30 pmOpening Plenary Session
5:30 pm – 7:30 pmWelcome Reception
Wednesday, March 9th
7:30 amRegistration, Breakfast, Networking
8:30 am – 10:30 amDay 2 Welcome + Plenary Session
10:30 am – 11:00 amNetworking and Refreshments Break
11:00 am – 12:00 pmMorning Breakout Sessions
TRACK 1: Sharing Climate Solutions and Best PracticesTRACK 2: Identifying Risk and Building ResilienceTRACK 3: Navigating Policy and Innovative Financing
Transforming Transportation: Advancing Technologies, Fuels, Logistics, and Infrastructure
Adapting to the New Water Reality: Drought, Floods, Sea Level Rise and Uncertainty in a Warming World


Innovative Financing for Clean Power Projects
12:00 pmNetworking Lunch
12:45 pmGuest Speaker(s) over Coffee
1:45 pm – 2:45 pmAfternoon Breakout Sessions
An All of the Above Strategy: Achieving Carbon Reduction Targets through Building Design & Retrofits, Alternative Energy & Fuels, and Internal Carbon Pricing


Incorporating Climate Resilience Into Infrastructure DesignPutting a Price on Carbon: Where Do We Go From Here?
2:45 pm – 3:00 pmTransition
3:00 pm – 4:00 pmAfternoon Breakout Sessions
The Bigger Picture: Engaging Internal and External Stakeholders through Product Innovation, Company Culture, and Value Chain Initiatives


Building Inclusive and Resilient Communities through the Power of Public-Private PartnershipsThe Cost of Inaction and Making the Business Case for Investing in Resilience


4:00 pm – 4:30 pmNetworking and Refreshments Break
4:30 pm – 5:30 pmPlenary Conversation
5:30 pmReception
7:00 pmClimate Leadership Awards Dinner
Thursday, March 10th
7:30 amNetworking Lounge Opens
8:30 am – 9:30 amStrategy Exchange Sessions over Breakfast
9:45 am – 11:00 amDay 3 Welcome + Plenary Session
11:00 am – 11:30 amNetworking and Refreshments Break
11:30 am – 12:30 pmMorning Breakout Sessions
TRACK 1: Sharing Climate Solutions and Best Practices
TRACK 2: Identifying Risk and Building ResilienceTRACK 3: Navigating Policy and Innovative Financing
City Solutions: Implementing Successful Mitigation Programs



Cultivating Climate-Resilient and Low-Carbon Supply Chains



The New Marketplace for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Development under the Clean Power Plan



12:30 pm – 1:30 pmNetworking Lunch
1:45 pm – 3:30 pmClosing Plenary Session
3:30 pmPost-Conference Tours & Side Events