VX2012

Commercialization of Technology

  • Moderator: David Fransen, Consul General, Canada
  • Fred Walti, Executive Director, Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator 
  • Ed Beres Sr., Senior Technology Licensing Manager, USC Stevens Institute for Innovation
  • Dr. Lei He, Professor, UCLA Clean Energy Research Center
  • Doug McPherson, General Counsel and Vice President, Corporate Development, Idealab
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Commercialization of Technology

California's Cap & Trade Creates a Carbon Market - What now?

  • Moderator: Mickey Kantor, Partner, Mayer Brown LLP; Former US Secretary of Commerce
  • James Goldstene, Executive Officer, California Air Resources Board
  • Robert Owen-Jones, Assistant Secretary, Global Engagement Branch, Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Australian Government
  • Frank Harris, Manager of Corporate Environmental Policy, Southern California Edison
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California's Cap & Trade Creates a Carbon Market - What now?

California's Delta: Mapping an Action Plan

  • Moderator: Felicia Marcus, Western Director, National Resources Defense Council
  • Woody Wodraska, President, Wodraska Partners, Inc.
  • Jeff Kightlinger, General Manager, Metropolitan Water District 
  • Phil Isenberg, Chair, Delta Stewardship Council
  • Garrett Graves, Chair, Costal Protection and Restoration Authority of Louisiana; Executive Assistant to the Governor for Costal Activities, State of Louisiana
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California's Delta: Mapping an Action Plan

Transmission, Grid Intergration & Storage of Renewables

  • Moderator: Paul Krekorian, Councilmember, District 2, Los Angeles City Council
  • V. John White, Executive Director, CEERT
  • Juan Castaneda, Manager Power Systems Technologies, Advanced Technologies, Southern California Edison 
  • Osamu Onodera, Director, Japan New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization, Silicon Valley
  • Carl Zichella, Director of Western Transmission, Natural Resources Defense Council
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Transmission, Grid Intergration & Storage of Renewables

Cars 2.0 Assessing California's Alternative Fuel Vehicle Marketplace

  •  Moderator: James Goldstene, Executive Officer, California Air Resources Board 
  • Andreas Klugescheid, Vice President, Governmental Affairs, BMW AG
  • Diane Wittenberg, Executive Director and Chairman, Plug-in Vehicle Collaborative
  • Dean Taylor, Manager and Scientist, Electric Transportation, Southern California Edison
  • Wendy James, President and CEO, The Better World Group, Inc.
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Cars 2.0 Assessing California's Alternative Fuel Vehicle Marketplace

Given an Uncertain Landscape, Is Renewable Energy & Sustainability Beyond the Tipping Point?

  • Moderator: David Abel, Chair, VX2012
  • Ron Nichols, General Manager, LADWP
  • Catherine Reheis-Boyd, President, Western States Petroleum Association 
  • Robert Hertzberg, Founder and Director, G24 Innovations
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Given an Uncertain Landscape, is Renewable Energy & Sustainability Beyond the Tipping Point?

Costs and Benefits of Reliance on Natural Gas to Power our Economies

  • Moderator: Bill Allen, President and CEO, LAEDC
  • Michael Allman, President and CEO, Southern California Gas Company
  • Jonathan Weisgall, Vice President, Mid-American Energy 
  • Kristen Eberhard, Legal Director, Western Energy and Climate Projects, Natural Resources Defense Council
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Costs: Benefits of Reliance on Natural Gas to Power our Economies

California's Water

  • Moderator: Jack Baylis, Senior Vice President, The Shaw Group
  • Malia Cohen, Supervisor, District 10, San Francisco Board of Supervisors
  • Jeff Kightlinger, General Manager, Metropolitan Water District 
  • Phil Isenberg, Chair, Delta Stewardship Council
  • Harlan Kelly, Assistant General Manager, Infrastructure, San Francisco Public Utilities Commission
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California's Water

Which Public Policies Are Providing the Best Growth Drivers of Clean Energy & Green Tech Markets

  • Moderator: Robert Hertzberg, Founder and Director, G24 Innovations
  • Fiona Ma, Speaker Pro Tempore, California State Assembly 
  • Carla Peterman, Commissioner, California Energy Commission
  • Hong Sang Ahn, Deputy Director, Ministry of Knowledge Economy, Republic of Korea
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Which Public Policies Are Providing the Best Growth Drivers of Clean Energy & Green Tech Markets