AGENDA

NOTE: Separate registration is required for each and every program in this special series.

Monday — April 19
7:00 - 8:00 PM ET

Fireside Chat: Amb. Hyoeun Kim with Dean Rachel Kyte

Ambassador Hyoeun Jenny Kim
Deputy Director-General
Global Green Growth Initiative (GGGI)
Rachel Kyte
Dean of The Fletcher School
Tufts University

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Washington, D.C. 1984-2018

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Tuesday — April 20
5:00 - 6:00 PM ET

Combating Climate Change: Making Green Energy Solutions Accessible and Affordable for All

As climate change becomes a more recognizable and real threat to people of all walks of life, all around the world, the challenge of providing low-cost and widely accessible solutions is also present. But more companies are realizing the importance of making green energy solutions accessible and affordable. Both domestically and internationally, individuals, organizations, and governments are coming up with innovative ways to provide solar, wind, and other renewable, low-cost energy sources to larger swaths of people.

Donnel Baird
Founder & CEO
BlocPower
Andreas Karelas
Founder and Executive Director of RE-volv
Author of Climate Courage

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Philadelphia, PA 1984-2018

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Wednesday — April 21
2:00 - 3:00 PM ET / 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM PT

California's Future Power Grid: Smart, Resilient & Reliable

Extreme weather conditions play an immense role in the reliability of power transmission. In California, public safety power shutoffs attempt to prevent wildfires from being started by electrical equipment during strong and dry winds. How does climate change put power grids at risk? What does the future power grid look like? What is the ideal infrastructure for Los Angeles’ growing metropolis? What is the role of technology?

Danielle Osborn Mills
California Director
American Clean Power

Los Angeles, CA 1984-2018

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Nancy Rader
Executive Director
California Wind Energy Association
Steven Low
Frank J. Gilloon Professor of Computing and Mathematical Sciences and Electrical Engineering
Caltech
J. Andrew Murphy
SVP, Strategy and Corporate Development
Edison International
Rosa Bravo (Moderator)
Senior Technology Executive

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Thursday — April 22
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM ET

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The Impact of Climate Innovation on the Road to Net Zero

Jeffrey Sachs
Director of the Center for Sustainable Development
Columbia University
Divya Nawale
Program Coordinator, Southeast Asia Energy Sector
Asian Development Bank

Pittsburgh, PA 1984-2018

CB Bhattacharya
Founder and Director of the Center for Sustainable Business
University of Pittsburgh
 
Friday — April 23
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM ET

Advocating for Climate Change: Grassroots Actions for a Sustainable World

Keya Chatterjee
Executive Director
U.S. Climate Action Network
Lane Boldman
KCC Executive Director,
Legislative Agent

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Lousville, KY 1984-2018

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Special Thanks to the Principal Sponsor of WACA Climate Week:

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