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Keynotes and Featured

Mike Ableson
Mike Ableson
CEO
Arrival Automotive
Corey Hessen
Corey Hessen
Senior Vice President and President, Power & Storage
TC Energy
Mark Huang
Mark Huang
Co-Founder and Managing Director
SeaAhead
Dagmara Koska
Dagmara Koska
Deputy Head of Global Issues & Innovation
EU Delegation to the U.S.A.
Frank Mischler
Frank Mischler
Policy Advisor for Climate Action
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)
Mark Mitchell
Mark Mitchell
Senior Vice President–Project Construction
Dominion Energy
Glenn Wright
Glenn Wright
President, North America and Vice President, Renewables & Energy Solutions, Americas
Shell Energy

Panelists

France-Emmanuelle Adil
France-Emmanuelle Adil
Founder & CEO
Tiamat Sciences
Bill Aimutis
Bill Aimutis
Executive Director
North Carolina Food Innovation Lab, NCSU
Jochen Bard
Jochen Bard
Division Director Energy Process Technology
Fraunhofer Institute for Energy Economics and Energy System Technology (IEE)
Victoria Beasley
Victoria Beasley
Partner
Prelude Ventures
Doug Beebe
Doug Beebe
Vice President-Energy Finance
Key Equipment Finance
Derek Bentley
Derek Bentley
Managing Director, Co-Head of Global Low Carbon Infrastructure
Nomura Greentech
Robin Boren
Robin Boren
Senior Vice President of Finance, Treasurer
Southern Company
Matthew Bravante
Matthew Bravante
Analyst
BloombergNEF
Mark Brooks
Mark Brooks
Investment Manager
Syngenta Group Ventures
Hui-Wen Chan
Hui-Wen Chan
Director of Sustainability
Spin, a Ford Motor Unit
Jimmy Chuang
Jimmy Chuang
Chief Capital Markets Officer
Strata Clean Energy
Stan Cross
Stan Cross
Electric Transportation Policy Director
Southern Alliance for Clean Energy
Tom Cyrs
Tom Cyrs
Research Associate
WRI United States Program
Will Dempsey
Will Dempsey
Vice President, Commercial
Midrex
Austin Devaney
Austin Devaney
Vice President, Sales and Marketing
Piedmont Lithium
Robert Do
Robert Do
CEO
SGH2 Energy
Sean Egan
Sean Egan
Director of Transportation
City of Durham
Sidney Fowler
Sidney Fowler
Senior Associate
Pillsbury
RD Gauss
RD Gauss
Principal
Global Infrastructure Partners
Juliana Green
Juliana Green
Senior Associate, North America and Israel
Unovis
Jane Hammarstrom
Jane Hammarstrom
Research Geologist
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)
John Hardin
John Hardin
Executive Director, Office of Science, Technology & Innovation (OSTI)
North Carolina Department of Commerce
Rody Hawkins
Rody Hawkins
President and CEO
Improved Nature
Molly Hemstreet
Molly Hemstreet
Co-Executive Director
The Industrial Commons
Eric Henry
Eric Henry
President
TS Designs
Brad Ives
Brad Ives
CEO
Credo ESG Solutions Inc.
Chelsea Jean-Michel
Chelsea Jean-Michel
Wind Analyst
BloombergNEF (BNEF)
Omar Karar
Omar Karar
VP of M&A and Finance
Apex Clean Energy
Nikhil Kaza
Nikhil Kaza
Professor, City & Regional Planning - Environment, Ecology & Energy Program
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Thomas Koeppe
Thomas Koeppe
Head of Business Development and Innovation Generation Service
Siemens Energy
Alan Lang
Alan Lang
Senior Director Sales and Business Intelligence Hydrogen
GKN Hydrogen
Courtney Lockemer
Courtney Lockemer
Organizer
Piedmont Fibershed
Melissa Malkin-Weber
Melissa Malkin-Weber
Sustainability Director
Self-Help Credit Union and Ventures Fund
Dennis Markatos-Soriano
Dennis Markatos-Soriano
Executive Director
East Coast Greenway
Stephanie Michelsen
Stephanie Michelsen
Co-Founder & CEO
Jellatech
Val Miftakhov
Val Miftakhov
Founder and CEO
ZeroAvia
Adam Migliore Meyer
Adam Migliore Meyer
Senior Transportation Planner
AECOM
Jennifer Mundt
Jennifer Mundt
Senior Policy Advisor & Offshore Wind Coordinator
North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality
Natalie Murdock
Natalie Murdock
NC State Senator, District 20
North Carolina General Assembly
Megan O’Connor
Megan O’Connor
Co-founder and CEO
Nth Cycle
Charles Pardue
Charles Pardue
Hydrogen Sector Lead
Deutsche CleanTech
Clift Pompée
Clift Pompée
Managing Director, Generation Technology
Duke Energy
Gary Rackliffe
Gary Rackliffe
VP Market Development and Innovation
Hitachi Energy
Jennifer Rennicks
Jennifer Rennicks
Senior Manager of Government Affairs, Climate Program
World Resources Institute (WRI)
Dabney Sanders
Dabney Sanders
Project Manager
Downtown Greenway, City of Greensboro
Sadrah Schadel
Sadrah Schadel
Chief Creative Officer, Co-Founder
No Evil Foods
Liza Schillo
Liza Schillo
Senior Manager of Global Sustainability Integration
Levi Strauss & Co
Maddie Segal
Maddie Segal
Business Development Manager
Plant Based Foods Association (PBFA)
Truman Semans
Truman Semans
Founder and CEO
OS-Climate
Kesha Stickland
Kesha Stickland
Co-Founder and CEO
The Mushroom Meat Co
Jimmy Summers
Jimmy Summers
Vice President of EHS and Chief Sustainability Officer
Elevate Textiles
Dil Thavarajah
Dil Thavarajah
Lead, Pulse Biofortification and Organic Nutritional Breeding
Clemson University
Austin Thompson
Austin Thompson
PhD Research Assistant
UNC Environmental Finance Center
Paul Ulanch
Paul Ulanch
Executive Director, Crop Commercialization Program
NC Biotechnology Center
Jennifer Weiss
Jennifer Weiss
Senior Advisor for Climate Change Policy
North Carolina Department of Transportation
Markus Wilhelm
Markus Wilhelm
Co-Founder & CEO
Strata Clean Energy
Greg Wright
Greg Wright
Senior Engineer
Wabtec Corporation
Xiang ‘Jacob’ Yan
Xiang ‘Jacob’ Yan
Research Assistant Professor, Transportation Engineering
University of Florida
Logan Yonavjak
Logan Yonavjak
Impact Investing Consultant

 

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