Energy & Sustainability Summit @ OracleConference Center, Redwood City
May 25 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm


Peter Gleick Keynote
Water Corporate Sustainability Panel
Sponsored Networking Break

Business Leadership on Sustainability
in a Brave New World




2016 was officially the warmest year on record, with temperatures almost 2 degrees Fahrenheit higher than the pre-industrial level. The year also brought change to Washington, with many uncertain or fearful of what is to come.

California has vowed to continue to lead on climate and environmental issues. And business has, in many ways, taken responsibility for advancing the sustainability agenda over the last decade. For example, recent surveys show 85% of executives believe climate change is real and more than 90% of CEOs believe that sustainability is important to a company’s profits.

What are companies doing to address sustainability? And given the uncertain and uneven policy and regulatory environment, what are their plans going forward?

Join Us!

Join us on May 25 at the Oracle Conference Center for the 5th annual Silicon Valley Energy and Sustainability Summit (#ESS17) to explore how to employ the latest innovative technologies and practices to create lasting value and learn what leading businesses are doing to address the sustainability imperative.

 We are excited to reveal our agenda!

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Will you join these leading speakers?


Keynote Speakers


Executives and Public Officials



Who Should Attend

  • Enterprise risk management
  • Business strategy
  • Legal/Government relations
  • Operations leadership
  • Quality management
  • Brand management
  • Facility and energy managers
  • Finance
  • Product strategy and design
  • Green teams
  • Business development
  • Design engineering
  • Marketing leadership
  • Human resources
  • Sustainability leadership

Sponsorship Opportunities

Select branding opportunities are still available for this event. For more information, please contact Mike Mielke at


Please direct questions regarding volunteer roles to Lauren Boyd at



Regional Economic Forum @ Computer History Museum
Jun 15 @ 7:15 am – 12:15 pm

The Silicon Valley Regional Economic Forum is one of the 16 regional forums in the state of California to help identify economic competitiveness issues of the region. In partnership with local organizations, we produce this event to discuss the issues that matter to us most.

The results from the forums are funneled up to a state wide summit or Capitol day to identify the issues facing the state. All of these efforts work to streamline legislation for the most pressing issues of the state.

We have three panels this year focused on SOLUTIONS. Our three panels are Transportation, Immigration and Workforce Housing. Some of this year’s panelists include:


Speaker: Steve Heminger, General Manager, Metropolitan Transportation Commission

Speaker: Nuria Fernandez, General Manager, VTA

Speaker: Emily Castor, Director of Transportation Policy, Lyft

Speaker: Cabinet Secretary Brian Kelly, California Transportation Agency

Speaker: Ratna Amin, Transportation Policy Director, SPUR

Speaker: Matt Horton, Chief Commercial Officer, PROTERRA


Speaker: Supervisor Cindy Chavez, County of Santa Clara

Speaker: Maricella Gutierrez, Executive Director, SIREN

Speaker: Phan Ngo, Police Chief, Sunnyvale Department of Public Safety

Workforce Housing:

Speaker: Mayor Sam Liccardo, City of San Jose

Speaker: Vice Mayor Lenny Siegel, City of Mountain View

Speaker: Tameeka Bennett, Executive Director, YUCA

Speaker: Katina Kamanger, Senior Vice President/Managing Director, Summerhill Homes

Speaker: Elliot Schrage, Vice President, Global Communications, Marketing & Public Policy, Facebook


40th Anniversary Gala @ San Jose Marriott
Jul 28 @ 6:30 pm – 11:00 pm

Join us in a celebration of the community impact of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group on it’s 40th anniversary. We will recognize the vital role Silicon Valley employers, elected and community leaders play in promoting economic competitiveness, an innovative spirit and a better quality of life for everyone in the Silicon Valley and the Bay Area.

Everyone is encouraged to attend including colleagues, partners, spouses and friends.

We have limited sponsorship opportunities available for the 40th Anniversary Gala. Please contact Shannon Johnson, Director, Events at or (408)453-4753. Tickets on sale starting May 29, 2017.

Education Summit @ Microsoft, Silicon Valley Conference Center
Aug 10 @ 7:30 am – 1:00 pm
The annual Silicon Valley Education Policy Summit brings together nearly 400 industry executives, education advocates, and elected officials in order to work together to strengthen our education system and expand pathways into well-paying jobs.
Game Changers 2018 @ Computer History Museum
Sep 14 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

The Game Changers event discusses what and who our local community and business leaders foresee as the game changing entities of the upcoming year.  We invite key individuals from both the private and public sectors on stage to talk about their projections of the upcoming year on a local, state and federal level.  Additionally, we produce the Game Changers book that features editorials from several more community and business leaders, some of whom may join us on stage.


Health Cybersecurity Summit 2017
Oct 13 @ 7:30 am – 12:00 pm

The Health Cybersecurity Summit will bring together more than 200 executives and political leaders to discuss cybersecurity, data privacy and the unique security challenges posed by information sharing and collaboration. The event will feature panels, presentations, breakout technology demo labs and an exhibitor courtyard.

Annual Luncheon @ Santa Clara Convention Center
Nov 1 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
This event brings together more than 1,200 Silicon Valley leaders for our largest event of the year.
Santa Clara Convention Center
5001 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara 95054
2016 guest speakers:
General Lori Robinson, Commander, North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD), and United States Northern Command (USNORTHCOM)
Apple Vice President & former Administrator of the United States Environmental Protection Agency Lisa Jackson
Synopsys, Inc. Chairman and Co-CEO Dr. Aart de Geus
Silicon Valley Turkey Trot @ Downtown San Jose
Nov 23 @ 7:30 am – 12:00 pm