2019 Keynote and Featured Speakers

We currently are planning the 2019 Summit. Check back frequently for updates to our stellar roster of speakers.

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Julie Borlaug
Julie Borlaug
Vice President Communications and Public Relations
Inari
Guoguang Chen
Guoguang Chen
Head of Global Solar Sales
Huawei
Julia Hamm
Julia Hamm
President and CEO
Smart Electric Power Alliance
Philip Mezey
Philip Mezey
Chief Executive Officer
Itron
DeAndrea Salvador
DeAndrea Salvador
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Renewable Energy Transition Initiative (RETI)
Beth Wytiaz
Beth Wytiaz
SVP, Global Environmental Operations Manager, LEED® AP BD+C
Bank of America, Global Environmental Group

Panelists

Jacquie Ayala
Jacquie Ayala
Energy Campaign & Outreach Coordinator, Consumer & Housing Project
NC Justice Center
Jon Ball
Jon Ball
Executive Vice President, Nuclear Power Plants
GE Hitachi
Brian Boutin
Brian Boutin
Director, Albemarle-Pamlico Program
The Nature Conservancy
Gregory Characklis
Gregory Characklis
Director
Center on Financial Risk in Environmental Systems, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health
Dianne Cherry
Dianne Cherry
Director of Engagement
NC Sustainable Energy Association
Joseph DeCarolis
Joseph DeCarolis
Associate Professor in the Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering
NC State University
Adam Fischer, P.E.
Adam Fischer, P.E.
Transportation Director
City of Greensboro
Carl Fisher
Carl Fisher
Vice President, Customer Accounts and Public Affairs
Framatome
Aubrey Germ
Aubrey Germ
Climate and Resilience Planner, Office of Sustainability
City of Baltimore
Lyndsey Gilpin
Lyndsey Gilpin
Editor and Publisher
Southerly
Jeff Hughes
Jeff Hughes
Director of Environmental Finance Center
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Bob Irvin
Bob Irvin
Executive Director
Joules Accelerator
Brad Ives
Brad Ives
Associate Vice Chancellor for Campus Enterprises
UNC Chapel Hill
Andrew Kennedy
Andrew Kennedy
Interim Director
IFT Global Food Traceability Center
Lucyna Kurtyka
Lucyna Kurtyka
Senior Scientific Program Director
Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR)
Jordan Meer
Jordan Meer
Director Credit Alternatives
Goldman Sachs
Jeffrey Merrifield
Jeffrey Merrifield
Energy Section Leader and Partner
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
Joe Milazzo II, PE
Joe Milazzo II, PE
Executive Director
Regional Transportation Alliance
Jonas Monast
Jonas Monast
C. Boyden Gray Distinguished Fellow, Assistant Professor and Director of the Center on Climate, Energy, Environment & Economics (CE3)
UNC Chapel Hill
Scott Morrissey
Scott Morrissey
Senior Director, Sustainability
Denver International Airport
John Nichols
John Nichols
Director of Energy Analytics and Informed Design
Moseley Architects
LaKisha Odom, Ph.D
LaKisha Odom, Ph.D
Scientific Program Director
The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research
Elizabeth Ouzts
Elizabeth Ouzts
Freelance Journalist
Southeast Energy News
Eric Reynolds
Eric Reynolds
Southeast Regional Sales Director
Proterra
Susan Sanford
Susan Sanford
Executive Director
Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster
Kate Sheppard
Kate Sheppard
Senior Enterprise Editor
Huffington Post
Aylon Steinhart
Aylon Steinhart
Business Innovation Specialist
The Good Food Institute