Renewable Energy Sourcing Forum - Overview


Shorter sessions keep you engaged and focused – carve out smaller bits of time so you can manage your day-to-day scheduling efficiently. Pre-recorded sessions can be used as a resource post-event! Expect collaborative learning with the commitment of just one hour a day and pre-scheduled one-to-one meetings.

Monday, July 27:

  • 11:00 AM - 11:10 AM Welcome and program overview

    presented by John Failla, Founder and Editorial Director, Smart Energy Decisions

  • 11:10 AM - 11:30 AM Goldman Sachs Renewable Energy Journey

    presented by Cindy Quan, Global Chief of Staff and Head of ESG, Goldman, Sachs & Co

  • 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM The Growing Role of Municipal Utilities

    presented by Jackie Sargent, General Manager, Austin Energy; John Tzimorangas, President and CEO, Energy New England

  • 12:15 PM - 12:35 PM Innovative Approaches to Achieving Renewable Energy & Climate Goals

    presented by Beth Wytiaz, SVP, Global Environment Operations Manager, Bank of America; Valerie Cardwell, Executive Director, Office of Sustainability, ComCast; Becky Sternberg, Vice President, Energy and Climate Practice, 3Degrees

  • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Peer2Peer Mastermind

  • 2:30 PM - 6:00 PM One to One Meetings

Tuesday, July 28:

  • 11:00 AM - 11:10 AM Welcome Back

  • 11:10 AM - 11:30 AM Opportunities and Risks in Long-term PPAs

    presented by Tiffany Menhorn, Wholesale and Renewable Energy Procurement - Senior Business Development Manager, Enel X North America

  • 11:30 AM - 11:50 AM Multiple Approaches to Address the Climate Challenge

    presented by James Goudreau, Head of Climate, Novartis Business Services

  • 11:50 AM - 12:10 PM When It Comes to Renewables, There Are Few City Limits in Austin

    presented by Erika Biersbach, Vice President, Energy Market Operations & Resource Planning, Austin Energy; Teresa Kanter, Renewables Business Relationship Manager for Wholesale Non-regulated Commercial National Accounts, REC Solar

  • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Boardroom Case Study Presentation

  • 2:30 PM - 6:00 PM One to One Meetings

Wednesday, July 29:

  • 11:00 AM - 11:10 AM Welcome Back

  • 11:10 AM - 11:30 AM Inspiring Diversity in Energy

    presented by Rose McKinney-James, Managing Principal, Energy Works LLC; McKinney James & Associates

  • 11:30 AM - 11:50 AM Latest Developments in Green Energy Strategies

    presented by Constellation

  • 11:50 AM - 12:10 PM Greening Cities: Phoenix Leads the Way

    presented by Nick Brown, City Energy Manager, City of Phoenix

  • 12:10 PM - 12:30 PM 10 Questions with GM's Rob Threlkeld

    presented by Rob Threlkeld, Global Manager - Sustainable Energy Supply & Reliability, General Motors

  • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Boardroom Case Study Presentation

  • 2:30 PM - 6:00 PM One to One Meetings

Thursday, July 30:

  • 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM Peer One to One Meetings

Friday, July 31:

  • 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM Peer One to One Meetings

  • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Advisory Board Meeting

Forum Education Session Topics Include

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