VX2019 'GUIDING THE FUTURE' OF SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS FOR LOS ANGELES AND BEYOND

January 30, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: VX2019 CONVENES MORE THAN 900 GLOBAL LEADERS IN THE MULTI-TRILLION-DOLLAR CLEANTECH & GREEN ENERGY MARKETPLACE

LOS ANGELES, CA – VerdeXchange’s VX2019 provided a platform for market leaders to share technology, policy successes, present opportunities that are propelling the growth of the global clean energy and low-carbon economy. From Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti (pictured, left) to California Air Resources Board Chair Mary Nichols; from CBRE’s Lew Horne to The Westly Group’s Steve Westly, and from Japan New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) Chair Hiroaki Ishizuka to Canadian Consul General to Los Angeles Zaib Shaikh, VX2019 addressed the regional and global impacts of new technologies and how they are meeting the growing challenges.

 

VX2019 speakers covered diverse topics such as:

  • How to Invest $300 Million a year in LA County’s Stormwater Infrastructure
  • The Future of the CPUC: Post PG&E’s Bankruptcy Filing
  • Ocean Innovation & the Growth of the Blue Economy
  • Creating Value Streams From Carbon
  • Commercializing Transportation Electrification: EVs & the Grid
  • The Future of Streets & Curbsides in an Age of Digital Mobility
  • Rethinking Recycling With a New Paradigm of Food & Organic Waste Management
  • The Future of Shared, Electric, & Autonomous Mobility
  • How Real Estate Leaders are Owners as Procurers and Prosumers of Clean Energy
  • Opportunity Zones and Value Creation
  • And much, much more!

Other VX2019 speakers included:

  • Jeff Kightlinger, General Manager, Metropolitan Water District
  • Mary Nichols, CARB Chairwoman
  • Michael Picker, CPUC President
  • Deborah Flint, CEO, Los Angeles World Airports & Phillip Washington, CEO of Metro
  • Fiona Ma, California State Treasurer
  • Dr. Sandra Whitehouse, Chief Scientific Officer, AltaSea at the Port of Los Angeles
  • Phil Washington, CEO, LA Metro
  • Terry Tamminen, Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation CEO
  • Felicia Marcus, Chair, California State Water Resources Control Board
  • David Ryu, LA City Councilmember
  • Seleta Reynolds, General Manager, Los Angeles Department of Transportation
  • Katherine Perez-Estolano, Arup
  • Martin Adams, COO, LADWP
  • Dennis McGinn, former U.S. Assistant Secretary of the Navy
  • Janea Scott, Commissioner, California Energy Commission
  • And 150+ more

VX2019 offered leaders in the energy, water, mobility, finance, ocean technology, and built environment sectors the opportunity to share innovations, form partnerships, and capitalize on the growth of the economy of the 21st century.

Media Contact: Ross Zelen

(213) 623-3801

ross@verdexchange.org

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