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Ron Nichols

“There is no better place than VerdeXchange to talk about energy challenges and opportunities in Southern California. At Southern California Edison, this conference is a major asset to future collaboration and cross-sector education.”

“I would argue that what happens after VX2017, with the contacts that you make is as valuable—maybe even more valuable—than what occurs in the rooms.”

Phil Washington

Facing a dramatic cut in federal funding, VX News sat down with the head of Los Angeles' public transportation operation agency about the impacts to their ambitious flurry of rail projects.

John Emerson

Following President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord, VX News sat down with former U.S. Ambassador to Germany John Emerson to gather his opinions on this administration’s impact on trade and commerce, climate action, and political discourse in Europe.

Vilma Martinez

How will business activities, especially in the clean tech and innovation sector, be affected by federal policies? At VX2017, VerdeXchange and the World Trade Center-Los Angeles convened political leaders to discuss the importance of trade and investment to the region and the United States in general.

Cheryl Santor

With more and more infrastructure coming to rely on a network of computers communicating around the clock, the most critical functions of our cities could soon be more vulnerable than ever before. In the Internet age, urban “resilience” means not only responding to climate change, but also protecting our ubiquitous networks from both hack and glitch. At VX2017, cybersecurity experts discussed how agencies are staying ahead of the curve of the new, advanced technology taking over our cities.