VX2021 - Feb 2 - Resilience in the Built Environment

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Resilience in the Built Environment

Welcome & Introduction: David Abel, Chairman, VerdeXchange
Opening RemarksRick ColeFmr. City Manager, City of Santa Monica


9:50 AM Opportunities & Barriers for Decarbonizing Buildings & Homes
Moderator: Sara NeffVP of Sustainability, Kilroy Realty
Panel: 
Amber Richane, Sr. Project Manager, City of Santa Monica Architecture Services
Deborah WeintraubChief Deputy City Engineer & Architect, City of Los Angeles Bureau of Engineering
Ben Stapleton, Executive Director, USGBC-LA
David B. Calabrese, VP of Government Affairs, Daikin
Responder: Gypsy Achong, Director, 2050 Partners 
 

10:30 AM Resiliency: Enhancing the Nexus between Real Estate & Distributed Generation
Moderator: Robert Griffin, Vice President, Business Development, Customer First Renewables 
Panel: 
David Hochschild, Chair, CA Energy Commission
Adm. Dennis McGinn, (ret.)  Fmr. US Assistant Secretary of the Navy
Robyn Beavers, CEO, Blueprint Power


11:00 AM Building Green Infrastructure for Resilience

Moderator: Liz Crosson, Director of Infrastructure, Office of LA Mayor Eric Garcetti 
Panel: 
Heather Rosenberg, Associate Principal-Resilience, Arup
Kenny Miyagi, Business Development Manager, JFE Engineering America, Inc.
Molly Strauss, Infrastructure Coordination, Streets Lead, Greater London Authority
Christie Gamble, Sr. Director of Sustainability, CarbonCure Technologies
 

11:40 Breakout Session/Q&A

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VX2021 - Feb 2 - Resilience in the Build Environment

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