2017 Conference Speakers

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Frank Sesno
Frank Sesno
Director, George Washington University's School of Media & Public Affairs
Anchor and Washington Bureau Chief, CNN
(1984-2009)


Naomi Oreskes
Naomi Oreskes
Author, “Merchants of Doubt” Professor, History of Science
Harvard University


Chris M. Crane
Chris M. Crane
President and CEO
Exelon Corporation


Deb Frodl
Deb Frodl
Global Executive Director
GE's Ecomagination


Jewel James
Jewel James
Vice President, Market Expansion & Policy
Renovate America, Inc.




Rob Threlkeld
Rob Threlkeld
Global Manager, Renewable Energy
General Motors


Johanna Jobin
Johanna C. Jobin
Director, Global Sustainability
Biogen, Inc


Shay Bahramirad
Shay Bahramirad
Director, Distribution Planning and Smart Grid & Technology
Commonwealth Edison Company


Peter Williams
Peter Williams
Chief Technology Officer, Big Green Innovations, and Distinguished Engineer
IBM


Alex Rau
Alex Rau
Principal
Climate Wedge, LLC




Fawn Bergen
Fawn Bergen
Global Program Manager, Water and Carbon Footprint
Intel Corporation


Jeff Erikson
Jeff Erikson
General Manager, Americas
Global CCS Institute


Robert Kay
Robert Kay
Principal
ICF


Barbara Buchner
Barbara Buchner
Executive Director, Climate Finance
Climate Policy Initiative


Danielle Byrnette
Danielle Byrnette
Senior Policy Advisor, Energy Efficiency
U.S. Department of Energy




Rebecca Boudreaux
Rebecca Boudreaux
President & Board Member
Oberon Fuels


Ari Kobb
Ari Kobb
Director, Green Building Solutions
Siemens (Building Technologies)


Michelle Wyman
Michelle Wyman
Senior Advisor
Governors' Accord for a New Energy Future


Mark LaCroix
Mark LaCroix
Executive Vice President, Americas
Natural Capital Partners


Doug Scott
Doug Scott
Vice President, Strategic Initiatives
Great Plains Institute




David Rosenheim
David Rosenheim
Executive Director
The Climate Registry


Kimberly Hill-Knott
Kimberly Hill-Knott
Project Director
Detroit Climate Action Collaborative/ Detroiters Working for Environmental Justice


Eric Dominguez
Eric Dominguez
Vice President Facilities, Engineering & Sustainability
Caesars Entertainment


Blaine Collison
Blaine Collison
Managing Director Marketing & Strategic Partnerships
Edison Energy


Cindy Drucker
Cindy Drucker
Executive Vice President, Global Sustainability
Weber Shandwick




Richard Saines
Richard Saines
Partner, Head- North American Climate Change and Environmental Markets Practice
Baker McKenzie, LLP


Ken Colburn
Ken Colburn
Principal
Regulatory Assistance Project


Emilie Mazzacurati
Emilie Mazzacurati
Founder & CEO
Four Twenty Seven


Scott Tew
Scott Tew
Executive Director, Center for Energy Efficiency & Sustainability
Ingersoll Rand


Elliott Diringer
Elliot Diringer
Executive Vice President
Center for Climate and Energy Solutions




Wendell Brase
Wendell Brase
Vice Chancellor Administrative & Business Services
University of California Irvine


Joyce Coffee
Joyce Coffee
President
Climate Resilience Consulting


Zach Dobelbower
Zach Dobelbower
Sustainability Manager
DC Department of General Services


Jessica Burdette
Jessica Burdette
State Energy Office Manager
Minnesota Departent of Commerce


Ann Goodman
Ann Goodman
Author
Adapting to Change: The Business of Climate Resilience




Darcy Immerman
Darcy Immerman
Senior Vice President, Resiliency
AECOM


ScottStallard
Scott Stallard
Senior Manager, Environmental Sustainability
Lockheed Martin


Lisa Shibata
Lisa Shibata
Senior Manager, Corporate Citizenship
The Walt Disney Company


Marty Spitzer
Marty Spitzer
Senior Director, Climate and Renewable Energy
World Wildlife Fund


Melissa Lavinson
Melissa Lavinson
Chief Sustainability Officer
Pacific Gas & Electric




Jario Garcia
Jairo Garcia
Director, Climate Policy
City of Atlanta


Joan Fitzgerald
Joan Fitzgerald
Professor of Public Policy & Urban Affairs
Northeastern University


Craig Ebert
Craig Ebert
President
Climate Action Reserve