Clean Technology & Sustainable Industries Summit

Program at a Glance

Tuesday, October 30, 2007

8:30-9:00 am Registration & Continental Breakfast
9:00-9:15 am CSI Summit Welcome
Patti Glaza
Executive Director & CEO, Clean Technology and Sustainable Industries Organization (CTSI)
9:15-9:30 am Clean Technology & Sustainable Industries Organization- Global Initiatives
9:30-10:30 am Agency Perspectives - Panel Discussion

Government agencies’ perspective on the nation’s sustainability requirements and basis for a National Cleantechnology Initiative

Moderator: Patti Glaza
Executive Director & CEO, CTSI
Kathleen Hogan
Director, Climate Protection Partnerships Division, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Marc G. Stanley
Acting Director of the Technology Innovation Program, NIST
Kevin Hurst
Senior Policy Analyst, Office of Science and Technology Policy
Executive Office of the President

James E. Quinn
Team Leader for Technology Deployment in the Industrial Technologies Program (ITP), Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy, U.S. Department of Energy

10:30-11:00 am Networking Break
11:00-12:00 pm Alternative/Renewable Energies
Increasing supply and demand for alternative/renewable energy sources

Biofuels, solar, and wind are three major alternative sources of power that will play a critical role in reducing our dependence on foreign oil. This panel will discuss the challenges of bringing these technologies to market – from required technology advances to high-volume manufacturing to implementation. It will also explore how policy can influence the pace of commercialization and market adoption.

Moderator:
Michael J. Nasi

Partner, Regulatory & Legislative Practice Group, Jackson Walker L.L.P.
Daniel L. Laird
Wind Energy Technology Department, Sandia National Laboratories
W.G. (Bill) Coit
Head of Shell Technical Learning Project, Shell Global Solutions
Loucas Tsakalakos
General Electric
Gary Simon
President & CEO, Acumentrics
John Todd Langdon
Vice President Marketing, HelioVolt Corporation

12:00-1:00 pm Networking Luncheon Reception
1:00-1:30 am Keynote Presentation
  Roger Duncan
Deputy General Manager, Austin Energy
1:30-2:30 pm Domestic Jobs & National Security through Cleantechnology
Economic Progress and National Security through cleantechnology and sustainable business

Economic impacts of cleantechnology and sustainable business: Domestic job creation, Rural economic development, U.S. corporate players in clean technologies, Export opportunities.

National Security: Infrastructure implications of distributed power generation, Impact of biofuels/synthetic fuels on price volatility, Reduced imports from sensitive countries.

Moderator:
Anne Korin

Co-Director, Institute for the Analysis of Global Security (IAGS)
Susan Rochford
Vice President, Energy & Sustainability Initiatives, Council on Competitiveness
Charli E. Coon
Executive Director, Policy, U.S. Chamber Institute for 21st Century Energy
Sal DiFranco
Managing Partner, Nosal Partners LLC
Scott Livingston
Managing Director, The Livingston Group, Axiom Capital Management Inc.

2:30-3:00 pm Networking Break
3:00-4:00 pm Corporate Sustainable Practices
Reducing material use, waste, and pollutants to decrease environmental impact.

Moderator:
Shyam Venkatesh

Omron Silicon Valley
Mark Smallwood
Green Mission Specialist, Whole Foods Market
Joseph E. Turk
President, PWI Energy
Lewis R. Norman
Halliburton Energy

4:00-5:00 pm National Clean & Sustainable Technology Initiative - Round Table

Participate with CTSI in establishing legislation for the National Clean & Sustainable Technology Initiative (NCTI) as a federally funded R&D program to coordinate multi-agency efforts in science, engineering, and technology related to clean technology and sustainable business innovation.

Sponsored by:
Clean Technology & Sustainable Industry Organization (CTSI)

Moderators: Lauren Choi, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney, Patti Glaza, CTSI

Patti Glaza
CTSI Executive Director, CTSI
Matthew Laudon
President, CTSI
Barbara Tyran
Director, Washington Relations, EPRI
George Sterzinger
Executive Director, Renewable Energy Policy Project
Kei Koizumi
Director, R&D Budget & Policy Program, AAAS
Daniel L. Laird
Wind Energy Technology Department, Sandia National Laboratories
Joel Serface
Director, Austin Clean Energy Incubator
Roger Duncan
Deputy General Manager, Austin Energy

Discussion Invites:
Majority Staff, Senate Finance Committee
Majority Staff, House Ways and Means Committee
Majority Staff, House Resources Committee
Energy & Commerce Committee
Department of Defense
Department of Energy
Department of Commerce
Department of Transportation
Department of Defense
Office of Science and Technology Policy
NREL
NIST
NSF
EPA
DARPA

5:00-6:30 pm CTSI Welcome Reception
 

Wednesday, October 31, 2007

7:45-8:00 am Continental Breakfast
8:00-8:30 am Keynote Presentation
John H. Marburger, III
Science Adviser to the President and Director
Office of Science and Technology Policy
Executive Office of the President
8:30-9:00 am Keynote Presentation
Paul Dickerson
Chief Operating Officer, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
9:00-10:00 am Networking Break
10:00-11:00 am Traditional Power
Driving innovation in traditional power industries to increase yield, reliability, and safety

Traditional energy industries such as gas, oil, coal, and nuclear will continue to dominate the supply of power for many years to come. How are these sources being improved to minimize negative effects on the environment and consumer safety.

Moderator:
Michael J. Nasi

Partner, Regulatory & Legislative Practice Group, Jackson Walker L.L.P.
Jay Kipper
Associate Director at the Bureau of Economic Geology, University of Texas at Austin
Roy M. Palk
President, New Horizons Consulting
Paul H. Genoa
Director, Policy Development
Deputy Assistant to the President, Nuclear Energy Institute

11:00-12:00 pm Energy Efficiency
Decreasing energy needs through efficiency-enabling technologies and processes

Energy Efficiency Decreasing energy needs through efficiency-enabling technologies and processes. As energy prices continue to rise, organizations must find ways to reduce their energy consumption. Utilizing advances in areas such as lighting, cooling, construction, transportation, and manufacturing, companies and organizations are finding innovative ways to decrease their overall power requirements.

Moderator:
Roger Duncan

Deputy General Manager, Austin Energy
Gerald Brady
Acquisition Director, Siemens Corporation
R. Neal Elliott
Industrial Program Director, ACEEE
Tom Rose
Director, Duke Smart Home Program
Mitch Tyson
CEO & Director, Advanced Electron Beams

12:00-1:00 pm Networking Luncheon Reception
12:30-1:00 pm Keynote Presentation - Luncheon
Tom Allen
Congressman (D-Maine), United States Congress
1:00-2:00 pm Water Supply, Efficient Use and Water-Energy Dependence
Meeting the world’s demand for water

Safe and usable water is not an unlimited resource. Industries and communities utilizing high-volumes of water must look at technologies and processes to reduce, recycle, and remediate water.

Moderator:
Richard J. Kottenstette

Member of The Technical Staff, Geochemistry Department, Sandia National Laboratories
Susan S. Hutson
Hydrologist, U.S. Geological Survey
The University of Memphis, Ground Water Institute

Joshua M. Dickinson
Director of Research Programs, WateReuse Foundation
Gerald Brady
Acquisition Director, Siemens Corporation

2:00-3:00 pm Energy Storage & Transmission
Advancing energy storage and transmission technologies for energy conservation

State-of-the-art power grid initiatives are an essential component to any comprehensive energy strategy. Making the most efficient use of energy already generated and finding ways to store locally generated alternative energies can significantly reduce the long-term costs of power.

Moderator:
Joel Serface
Director, Austin Clean Energy Incubator
Dr. Imre Gyuk
Energy Storage Systems, Program Manager, U.S. Department of Energy
Michael Breen
VP Finance/CFO, Xtreme Power Solutions
Michael Bates
VP of Sales, Utility Division, Gridpoint
Jean-Luc Park
Calvert Funds

3:00 pm Conference Adjourns

 

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HIGHLIGHTS

Association Sponsor

Clean Technology and Sustainable Industries Organization

Sponsors

Greater Houston Partnership
Jackson Walker L.L.P.
WolfBlock
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney, PC
QuantumClean
Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C.

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