Conference Recap

9:00 am - 9:15 am
Welcoming Remarks and Introduction of Morning Keynote
Tuesday

(Video of remarks is forthcoming.)

Remarks were given by Judi Greenwald, VP, Innovative Solutions, Pew Center on Global Climate Change; Janet Peace, VP of Markets and Business Strategy, Pew Center on Global Climate Change; and Patricia Pineda, Toyota Group Vice President, National Philanthropy and the Toyota USA Foundation.

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Patricia Pineda, Toyota Group Vice President, National Philanthropy and the Toyota USA Foundation

9:15 am - 9:45 am
Morning Keynote Address: Suzanne Malec-McKenna, Commissioner, City of Chicago, Department of Environment
Tuesday

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Speaker Presentation:

Malex-McKenna Presentation ImageSuzanne Malec-McKenna, Commissioner, Department of the Environment, City of Chicago

Question and Answer Session:

10:00 am - 12:00 pm
PLENARY ROUNDTABLE: "Six Solutions: Case Studies of Energy Efficiency in U.S. Corporations”
Tuesday

High-level representatives from the six companies profiled as case studies in our report, “From Shop Floor to Top Floor: Best Business Practices in Energy Efficiency” discussed the background, successes, challenges, and lessons learned from their energy efficiency strategies. The discussion was moderated by John Carey, Senior Correspondent, BusinessWeek.

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Moderator: John Carey, Former Senior Correspondent, BusinessWeek

High-level representatives from the six companies profiled as case studies in our report, “From Shop Floor to Top Floor: Best Business Practices in Energy Efficiency” discussed the background, successes, challenges, and lessons learned from their energy efficiency strategies.

Panel videos:

 

John Carey, Former Senior Correspondent, BusinessWeek

 

Kevin Butt, General Manager/Chief Environmental/Safety Officer, Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America

Jay Dietrich, Program Manager, Climate Stewardship and Energy, IBM

Fred Moore, Global Director Manufacturing & Technology, Energy, Dow

Robert Schasel, Director, Energy and Resource Conservation, PepsiCo

Paul Vitello, Director, Environmental Sustainability, UTC

Leo Raudys, Senior Director, Environmental Affairs, Best Buy

Question and Answer Session

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Lunch and Keynote Speakers: Eileen Claussen, President, Pew Center on Global Climate Change and John W. Rowe, Chairman and CEO, Exelon
Tuesday
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Panel presentations and videos:

Eileen Claussen, President, Pew Center on Global Climate Change
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John W. Rowe, Chairman and CEO, Exelon Corporation

Question and Answer Session:

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
PLENARY PANEL: "The Changing Paradigm: What’s Next for Corporate Energy Efficiency?"
Tuesday

Members of our project advisory committee discussed emerging issues and other next steps in corporate energy efficiency. The discussion was moderated by Kathleen Hogan, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency, DOE's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.

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Moderator: Kathleen Hogan, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency, DOE's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.

Members of our project advisory committee discussed emerging issues and other next steps in corporate energy efficiency.

Panel/video presentations:

Kathleen Hogan, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency, DOE's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

Neal Elliott

Neal Elliott, Associate Director for Research, ACEEE

 

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Peter Garforth, Principal, Garforth International, LLC

 

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Gene Rodrigues, Director of Energy Efficiency, Southern California Edison

Question and Answer Session

 

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Breakout Session
Tuesday

Track I: Breaking Barriers
Track II: Information and Communications

 

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Track I Panel: Breaking down the Barriers
“Show me the Money! Overcoming Financial Barriers to Energy Efficiency”

Track II Panel: Information and Communications
“Breaking Through: Gaining Senior Level Support for Energy Efficiency”

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
TRACK I PANEL: "Show me the Money! Overcoming Financial Barriers to Energy Efficiency”
Tuesday

Panelists discussed mechanisms and tools companies can put in place to overcome the relatively high first costs associated with energy efficiency investments. The discussion was moderated by Janet Peace, Vice President, Markets and Business Strategy, Pew Center on Global Climate Change.

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Moderator: Janet Peace, Vice President, Markets and Business Strategy, Pew Center on Global Climate Change

Panelists discussed mechanisms and tools companies can put in place to overcome the relatively high first costs associated with energy efficiency investments.

Panel presentations and videos:

Janet Peace, Vice President, Markets and Business Strategy, Pew Center on Global Climate Change
Supple Presentation ImageDerek Supple, Program Director, Global Energy and Sustainability, Johnson Controls

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Bruce Schlein, Corporate Sustainability, Citi
 
Usas Presentation ImageDaniel Usas, Global Energy Manger, Worldwide Environment, Health and Safety Department, Johnson & Johnson
Uchin ImageMarisa Uchin, Manager, Federal Government Relations, PG&E

Question and Answer Session

 

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
TRACK II PANEL: “Breaking Through: Gaining Senior Level Support for Energy Efficiency”
Tuesday

Panelists discussed how facility managers and others can persuade senior executives to focus and invest in energy efficiency. The discussion was moderated by Christopher Russell, CEM, Energy PathFINDER, Management Consulting.

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Moderator: Christopher Russell, CEM, Energy PathFINDER, Management Consulting

Panelists discussed how facility managers and others can persuade senior executives to focus and invest in energy efficiency. (Panel not videotaped.) 

Panel presentations:

William Bailey Presentation ImageWilliam Bailey, Engineering Fellow, DuPont
Engelina Jaspers Presentation ImageEngelina Jaspers, Vice President, Environmental Sustainability, HP
Jeffrey Nunn Presentation ImageJeffrey Nunn, Senior Manager, Enterprise Utilities Management and Conservation, Boeing
Christopher Russell ImageChristopher Russell, Principal, Energy PathFinder

9:00 am - 9:30 am
Welcoming Remarks and Morning Keynote Address: Former Senator John Warner
Wednesday

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Panel presentations:

Warner Presentation ImageFormer Senator John Warner, Virginia

 

Question and Answer Session

 

9:30 am - 10:00 am
Morning Keynote Address: Jay Golden, Assistant Professor, Arizona State University
Wednesday

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Golden Presentation Image Jay Golden, Assistant Professor, Arizona State University and Co-Director, Sustainability Consortium

Question and Answer Session

 

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