VX2018 Program

The VX2018 Program will be posted in late 2017. For more reference to past VX programs, please visit the VX2017 program

VerdeXchange 2018, our 11th annual B2B Cleantech & Energy Marketmakers Conference in Los Angeles, California, will include more than 55 panels and feature 175 speakers.  The program’s cross platform focus is on what’s in-market and about-to-be-in-market in energy, water, transport, greenbuild, and finance. Additionally, VX2018 will include food policy and bluetech panels, as well as featuring young companies and entrepreneurs addressing what’s needed in-market.

Confirmed VX2018 speakers include Mary Nichols (Chair, California Air Resources Board), Minh Lee (former Director, U.S. Department of Energy), Jonathan Weisgall (Berkshire Hathaway Energy), Robyn Beavers (Lennar), Christine Harada (former U.S. Chief Sustainability Officer), Phillip Washington (CEO, Los Angeles County MTA), Bob Hertzberg (California State Senator), Dennis McGinn (former U.S. Navy Asst. Secretary), Adam Krantz (President, National Association of Water Agencies), and many more.

VX2018 panels will include:

  • The Utility Sector - The Challenges of Real Time Transformation
  • Sustainable Urban Mobility- Electrification, Autonomy and Choice
  • Resiliency: Water, Power & Sanitation Lessons Learned in 2017 from Harvey, Irma and Mexico
  • Scaling Emerging Cleantech Solutions for Zero Emission Building  & Developments
  • Planning & Building Tomorrow’s Parking Structures
  • Greener Ports - Case Studies
  • Next Generation Capital and Finance for a Carbonless Economy
  • Building a World-Class Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure
  • LA2028 Olympics Infrastructure Investments for Southern California
  • Communication & Integration Management of Clean Energy Sources
  • Resilience & Innovation in Hospitals & Critical Facilities
  • Blockchain and Distributed Energy Resources
  • Sport, Sustainability, and the Intersection of Innovation and Technology
  • The Airports of the Future Are Here
  • Power Infrastructure and the Role of Advanced Transportation
  • Running Out of Fish: Understanding the Fragile Global Ocean Food Supply
  • The Triple Bottom-Line Benefits of Transportation-Embedded Development (TED)
  • Power Needs of the Cannabis Industry

Browse the VX2017 Program until the full 2018 agenda is posted in December.