2018

Keynote and Featured Speakers

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Jeremy Grantham
Jeremy Grantham
Chief Investment Strategist and Member of The Board
GMO Trust
Emily Kirsch
Emily Kirsch
Co-Founder and CEO
Powerhouse Solar
Joel Olsen
Joel Olsen
CEO O2 Emc
President O2 energies
David Rosenberg
David Rosenberg
Co-Founder and CEO
AeroFarms
Stephen M. Ross
Stephen M. Ross
Representative - Deputy Majority Leader
North Carolina General Assembly
Carl Schramm
Carl Schramm
Economist
West Run Holdings
Thom Tillis
Thom Tillis
U.S. Senator for North Carolina
Markus Wilhelm
Markus Wilhelm
Co-Founder & CEO
Strata Solar

Triangle Women in STEM Luncheon Panel

Teena Piccione
Teena Piccione
Senior Vice President, Enterprise Technology
Fidelity Investments

 Panelists

Stephen Arbogast
Stephen Arbogast
Director
UNC Kenan-Flagler Energy Center
Sarav Arunachalam
Sarav Arunachalam
Research Professor
UNC Institute for the Environment
Annie Baggett
Annie Baggett
Agritourism Marketing Specialist
N.C. Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services
Tracy Baldwin
Tracy Baldwin
Sustainability Manager
Amazon Web Services
Jeffrey Barghout
Jeffrey Barghout
Principal Advisor, CEO
Robocist, Inc
Tom Butler
Tom Butler
Owner / Manager
Butler Farms
Amanda Bybee
Amanda Bybee
CEO
Amicus O&M Cooperative
Doug Calaway
Doug Calaway
CEO and Founder
YLG Partners, Inc.
Lee Calhoun
Lee Calhoun
Apple Grower / Author
Rob Creighton
Rob Creighton
CEO and Founder
Windlift
Amy Davidsen
Amy Davidsen
Executive Director North America
The Climate Group
Todd DeZwaan
Todd DeZwaan
VP of Business Development for North America
LemnaTec
Ginger Dosier
Ginger Dosier
Founder and CEO
bioMason
Tamsin Ettefagh
Tamsin Ettefagh
Vice President
Envision Plastics
Ravila Gupta
Ravila Gupta
President and CEO
CED (Council for Entrepreneurial Development)
Bob Irvin
Bob Irvin
Executive Director
CLT Joules
Brad Ives
Brad Ives
Associate Vice Chancellor for Campus Enterprises
Chief Sustainability Officer at University of North Carolina
Mitch Jacobson
Mitch Jacobson
Director
ATI Clean Energy Incubator @ University of Texas
Ryan Kennedy
Ryan Kennedy
CEO
Atom Power, Inc
Maria Kingery
Maria Kingery
Leadership Team Coach | EOS Implementer
Co Founder Southern Energy Management
Susanne Kjemtrup
Susanne Kjemtrup
Independent Consultant
Phyta Biotech Consulting, LLC
Ria Kontou
Ria Kontou
Postdoctoral Researcher
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Matt Kopac
Matt Kopac
Sustainable Business & Innovation Manager
Burt's Bees
Kevin Lacy
Kevin Lacy
State Traffic Engineer / Director of Mobility and Safety
NCDOT
Ward Lenz
Ward Lenz
Director of Development
NC Sustainable Energy Association
Mark Little
Mark Little
Executive Director
UNC Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise
Margaret Martin
Margaret Martin
CEO and Founder
CN2
Ellen Martin
Ellen Martin
VP, Impact and Reporting
Closed Loop Partners
Leah Martin
Leah Martin
Director of Product Strategy
CiBO Technologies
Brian O’Hara
Brian O’Hara
Senior Vice President Strategy & Government Affairs
Strata Solar
Heather Payne
Heather Payne
Assistant Director / Adjunct Professor of Law
UNC School of Law: Center for Climate, Energy, Environment and Economics (CE3)
Paulo Pereira
Paulo Pereira
Global Vice President
SparkCognition
Arlan Peters
Arlan Peters
Head of Sustainability
Novozymes North America
Lisa Poger
Lisa Poger
Project Manager
Advanced Energy
Blair Pollock
Blair Pollock
Solid Waste Planner
Orange County Solid Waste Management
Ewan Pritchard
Ewan Pritchard
Associate Director
NC State FREEDM Systems Center
Philip Pugliese
Philip Pugliese
Principal & CEO
Prova Group LLC
Gary Rackliffe
Gary Rackliffe
VP Smart Grids
ABB
David Schatz
David Schatz
Director, Public Policy
ChargePoint
Whitney Beers Schmidt
Whitney Beers Schmidt
EV Charging Sales Director
Chargepoint
Cindy Shea
Cindy Shea
Director
Sustainability @ UNC
Ben Snowden
Ben Snowden
Clean Energy and Environmental Lawyer
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
Doug Speight
Doug Speight
Executive Director
American Underground
Erik Steeb
Erik Steeb
Chief Program Officer
LACI: Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator
John Szoka
John Szoka
Conference Leader
N.C. House of Representatives
Mark Vasu
Mark Vasu
Executive Vice President
Greentown Labs
John Washburn
John Washburn
Chairman and Founder
Bold Rock Cider
Christopher Wedding
Christopher Wedding
Founder and Managing Partner
IronOak Energy Capital
Jan Westra
Jan Westra
Strategic Business Developer
Priva
Jeffrey G. White
Jeffrey G. White
Associate Professor
North Carolina State University

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