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  12th Annual Sustainability Summit: Regional Solutions for a Clean, Inclusive Economy  


 CLICK HERE TO WATCH - Morning Session: 8:00 am - 10:05 am

Getty Host Welcome: Deborah Marrow, Director, Getty Foundation

Summit Emcee:  Evan Halper, National Reporter, LA Times

LABC Welcome: Nadine Watt, President, Watt Companies, LABC Chair 

Introduction:  Cisco DeVries, CEO, Renew Financial

State Keynote: The Honorable Kevin de Leon, Senate President pro Tem Emeritus, State of California

Spotlight Sessions:

How Academic Institutions Can Lead on Sustainability: Erica Wohldmann, Director, CSUN Sustainability Institute 

Creating a Three-Dimensional Transportation System with Drones: Derrick Xiong, Co-Founder & CMO, EHang, Inc.

PANEL SESSION ONE: TECHNOLOGY ENABLED SOLUTIONS

Introduction: Ben Côté, President, Sanexen Water Inc.

Framer: David Wright, General Manager, Los Angeles Department of Water & Power

Moderator: Matt Petersen, President & CEO, LA Cleantech Incubator

Elizabeth Fretheim, Senior Director, Supply Chain Sustainability, Walmart

Paul Jennings, Principal, PCS Energy

 Dennis Rodriguez, Chief City Executive, Siemens

Dr. Zafer Sahinoglu, Senior Director, Business Innovations Division, Mitsubishi Electric

Kasey Krape, Senior Program Manager, Strategy & Business Development, Tesla


CLICK HERE TO WATCH -  West Coast Climate Leadership 10:15 am - 11:45 am 

WEST COAST CLIMATE LEADERSHIP DISCUSSION

Introduction: Mary Leslie, President, Los Angeles Business Council 

Moderator: Michael Northrop, Program Director, Sustainable Development, Rockefeller Brothers Fund

The Honorable Kate Brown, Governor, State of Oregon

The Honorable Jay Inslee, Governor, State of Washington

The Honorable Eric Garcetti, Mayor, City of Los Angeles

Introduction: Myeisha Gamino, Director, Corporate Affairs & Government Relations, Ralphs

Sustainability Keynote: Emile Haddad, Chairman & CEO, FivePoint


CLICK HERE TO WATCH - Afternoon Session 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

PANEL SESSION TWO: ACHIEVING CALIFORNIA’S CLIMATE CHANGE & CLEAN ENERGY GOALS  

Moderator: Jake Levine, Associate and Policy Advisor, Covington

Ted Bardacke, Executive DirectorClean Power Alliance 

Mike Webster, Executive Director, SCPPA

 Ron Nichols, President, Southern California Edison

Richard Maullin, Chair, Cal ISO Board of Governors 

Polly Shaw, Vice President, Regulatory Affairs and Communications, Stem

Jason Barrett, Vice President, Structured Finance & Investments, GAF      


Introduction: John D.S. Allen, Board President,Water Replenishment District

Water Keynote: Karla Nemeth, Director, California Department of Water Resources

 

PANEL SESSION THREE: MODERNIZING WATER MANAGEMENT, RESOURCES & SECURITY

Moderator: David Nahai, Partner, Lewis, Brisbois, Bisgaard & Smith

The Honorable Laura Friedman, Assistant Assembly pro Tem, State of California

 Mark Gold, Associate Vice Chancellor for Environment and Sustainability, UCLA

Virginia Grebbien, Executive Vice President & Chief of Staff, Parsons

Jeffrey Kightlinger, General Manager, Metropolitan Water District

Deepak Garg, Founder & Chairman, Smart Energy Water 

Enrique Zaldivar, PE, Director & General Manager, City of Los Angeles Bureau of Sanitation and Environment