Clean Technology 2009
Finance and Strategy

Carbon

carbon pictures

Symposium Co-Chairs

Patricia Glaza Patricia Glaza
Executive Director/CEO
Clean Technology and Sustainable Industries Organization
Lisa Hodes Lisa Hodes
Associate
GreenbergTraurig
Emil Peña Emil Peña
Executive Director of the Energy and Environmental Systems Institute
Rice Univerity

Synopsis

Carbon and Clean Technology Greenhouse gas emissions -- and the carbon credits that measure and value them -- are now big business. Concerns over climate change are providing and will continue to provide new opportunities for clean technology companies. This symposium explores the role of carbon in the growth of clean technology investment and aims to provide clean technology companies with strategies for taking advantage of opportunities in the carbon markets.

*If interested in organizing a specific business panel or symposium, please contact Regina Ramazzini .

Topics & Application Areas

  • Case Studies & Technologies
  • Policy & Regulation
  • Pricing & Markets
  • Measuring & Tracking
  • Other

Symposium Sessions

 

Monday May 4

8:00 Keynotes: Nanotech & Cleantech & TechConnect
10:30 Carbon and Clean Technology: U.S. & International Cap & Trade
11:30 Carbon and Clean Technology: U.S. & International Cap & Trade
1:30 Carbon and Clean Technology: Updates on Emission Politics in the United States
4:00 Carbon and Clean Technology: Government Funding Opportunities
 

Tuesday May 5

8:00 Keynotes: Nanotech & Cleantech & TechConnect
11:00 Carbon and Clean Technology: The Effect of the Global Credit Crisis on Carbon Markets and Clean Tech Investment
1:30 Carbon and Clean Technology: Opportunities and Risks for Clean Tech Companies in Carbon Markets
2:45 Carbon and Clean Technology: GHG Management & Tracking
4:00 POSTERS
 

Wednesday May 6

8:00 Keynotes: Nanotech & Cleantech & TechConnect
8:30 Keynote Panel: The Future of Energy
10:30 Carbon and Clean Technology: Clean Tech Venture Capital
11:00 Carbon and Clean Technology: Clean Tech Venture Capital
1:30 POSTERS
3:30 Carbon and Clean Technology: Carbon Trading - View from the Floor (to be announced)
 

Thursday May 7

 

Symposium Program

 

Monday May 4

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8:00 Keynotes: Nanotech & Cleantech & TechConnectTheater AB
 Session chair: Matthew Laudon, NSTI and Patti Glaza, CTSI
8:00 The Nanotech Revolution in Renewable Energy
D. Arvizu - Director, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), U.S. Department of Energy, US (bio)
8:30 Nanotechnology and the Obama Administration
T. Kalil, Office of Science and Technology Policy, The White House, US
9:00 Innovation for a Secure Future
R. Johnson - CTO, Lockheed Martin, US (bio)
9:30 The Next Big Thing is Really Small
R.J. Kumpf - CAO, Bayer Material Science, US (bio)
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10:30 Carbon and Clean Technology: U.S. & International Cap & TradeRoom 320 AD
 Session chair: Lisa Hodes, Greenburg Traurig & Patti Glaza, CTSI
10:30 Carbon Markets from A to Z
E. Zelljadt, Point Carbon, US
11:00 Carbon and Clean Technology: U.S. Cap & Trade
L. Epifani, Van Ness Feldman, US
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11:30 Carbon and Clean Technology: U.S. & International Cap & TradeRoom 320 AD
 Session chair: Lisa Hodes, Greenburg Traurig & Patti Glaza, CTSI
- K.O. Kristiansen, Point Carbon, US
- R. Adcock, Camco, US (bio)
- A. Totty, British Embasssy, UK
- L. Epifani, Van Ness Feldman, US
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1:30 Carbon and Clean Technology: Updates on Emission Politics in the United StatesRoom 320 AD
 Session chair: Lisa Hodes, Greenberg Traurig LLP
1:30 Updates on Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiatives in the U.S.
L. Hodes, E. Varanini, Green Traurig, LLP, US (bio)
2:30 Bringing Carbon Issues to the Board Room
M. Meehan, Carbonetworks, CA
2:50 The Legal Aspects of the Carbon Markets
G. Casas, Greenberg Traurig, US
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4:00 Carbon and Clean Technology: Government Funding OpportunitiesRoom 320 AD
 Session chair: Lisa Hodes, Greenberg Traurig LLP
4:00 Financing Foreign Carbon & Cleantech Projects
C.S. O'Connor, Export-Import Bank, US
4:30 Avenues and Opportunities for Governmental Cleantech Funding
B. Noble, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC, US
 

Tuesday May 5

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8:00 Keynotes: Nanotech & Cleantech & TechConnectTheater AB
 Session chair: Jeff Moseley, Greater Houston Partnership, Shushana Castle, Clinton Global Initiative Member/Millennium Water Alliance, US
8:00 Welcome TechConnect World to Houston
J. Moseley, Greater Houston Partnership, US
8:15 Can Uncle Sam Cure What Ails Clean Tech?
P. Dickerson, HaynesBoone, former COO Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy, DOE, US (bio)
8:45 Welcome to Houston
B. White, City of Houston, Mayor, US (bio)
9:00 Flying into the Future: Continentalís Commitment to the Environment
L. Kellner, Continental Airlines, CEO, US (bio)
9:30 RUSNANO: Driving the Nanotech Industry Growth
A. Chubais, RUSNANO, CEO, RU (bio)
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11:00 Carbon and Clean Technology: The Effect of the Global Credit Crisis on Carbon Markets and Clean Tech InvestmentRoom 320 AD
 Session chair: Andrew Heckler, Workhouse, US
- A. Smith, Barclays Capital, US
- C. Hieb, Pacific Crest Securities, US
- J. Small, GHG Partners, US
- W. Hogarth, Sequoia Capital, US
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1:30 Carbon and Clean Technology: Opportunities and Risks for Clean Tech Companies in Carbon MarketsRoom 320 AD
 Session chair: Michael Holman: Lux Research, US
- W. Tokash, Carbon Opportunity Group, US
- A. Varma, Sustainable Ventures, US
- R. Lack, Element Markets, US
- S. Wood, SC Americas, US
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2:45 Carbon and Clean Technology: GHG Management & TrackingRoom 320 AD
 Session chair: Wes Goldstein, Hobbs & Towne, Inc, US
- M. Meehan, Carbonetworks, CA
- P. Morgan, Equilibrium Solutions, US
- K. Ivanic, World Energy, US
- S. Wood, SC Americas, US
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4:00 POSTERSExpo Hall
 

Wednesday May 6

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8:00 Keynotes: Nanotech & Cleantech & TechConnectTheater AB
 Session chair: Patti Glaza, CTSI, US
8:00 Energy in the 21st Century: Muir, Patton, and Gandhi
R. James Woolsey, VantagePoint Venture Partners, US (bio)
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8:30 Keynote Panel: The Future of EnergyTheater AB
 Session chair: Patti Glaza, CTSI, US
- D. Beneby, Exelon, President, Exelon Power, US (bio)
- M. Kapner, Austin Energy, US (bio)
- C. Frasier, Shell, VP Americas, US (bio)
- M. Simmons, Simmons & Company, US (bio)
- J. Renaud, GE Ecomagination, US (bio)
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10:30 Carbon and Clean Technology: Clean Tech Venture CapitalRoom 320 AD
 Session chair: Patti Glaza, CTSI, US
10:30 Clean Tech Investment Trends
R. Gittings, Price Waterhouse Cooper - Moneytree, US
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11:00 Carbon and Clean Technology: Clean Tech Venture CapitalRoom 320 AD
 Session chair: Rob Gittings, Price Waterhouse Cooper Moneytree, US
- R. Gittings, Price Waterhouse Cooper - Moneytree, US
- M. Trevithick, Venrock Partners, US
- R. Toker, Sindicatum Carbon Technology, US
- S. McBee, McBee Strategic Consultin, US
- K. Jansen, Expansion Capital, US
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1:30 POSTERSExpo Hall
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3:30 Carbon and Clean Technology: Carbon Trading - View from the Floor (to be announced)Room 320 AD
 Session chair: Craig Enochs, Jackson Walker, US
 
 
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