Like what you see? Click below to register!

7:30 AM
Registration and Networking Breakfast
8:30 AM
Welcome and Overview
Mike Mielke, Sr. Vice President, Energy and Environment, Silicon Valley Leadership Group, @mikemielke
Gary Kremen, Board Member, Santa Clara Valley Water District
8:45 AM
Keynote

So Much Has Changed: Can We Still Meet the Paris Climate Goals?

Jonathan Pershing, Environment Program Director, William and Flora Hewlett Foundation,
and former U.S. Special Envoy for Climate Change
9:25 AM
Plenary Panel I

The Case for Electrifying Everything

Panelists:
David Hochschild, Commissioner, California Energy Commission
Lucy McKenzie, Senior Consultant, Energy and Environmental Economics
Ryan Popple, CEO, Proterra, @rcpopple
Amee Raval, Policy and Research Associate, Asian Pacific Environmental Network
Moderated by Tim McRae, Vice President, Energy, Silicon Valley Leadership Group, @SvlgTimMcRae
10:20 AM
Networking
10:45 AM
Plenary Panel II

Putting Your $ Where Your Mouth Is:
The Latest on Sustainable Purchasing

Panelists:
Sarah Church, Sustainability Project Manager, Alameda County 
Jennifer Browne, Director of Procurement Operations and Supplier Office, Salesforce, @jttbrowne
Flex Representative (Invited)
Moderated by Joan Kerr, Director, Supplier Chain Responsibility, Pacific Gas &Electric and Board Chair, SPLC
11:40 AM
Lunch
12:30 PM
Breakout Session I
Energy Efficiency Breakout
Transportation Breakout

Small Cities, Large Impact: Local Pathways to Zero Carbon Buildings

Energy Storage & Electric Vehicles: Implications for Mobility & the Grid

Panelists:
Justine Burt, Founder and CEO, Appraccel, @justineburt
Zach Ming, Senior Consultant, Energy and Environmental Economics
Marilyn Specht, Sustainability Consultant, Integral Group, @marilynpspecht
Lauren Swezey, Global Sustainability and Community Outreach Manager, Facebook 
Moderated by Diane Bailey, Executive Director, Menlo Spark, @MenloSpark2025 
Panelists:
Holly Gordon, Sustainability Group Manager, BART
Mike Mathiesen, Associate Superintendent Business Services, Mountain View Los Altos High School District
Paul Lipkin, COO and Co-Founder, Kisensum 
Moderated by Rafael Reyes, Vice President, Community Initiatives, Prospect Silicon Valley, @ProspectSV
1:40 pm
Networking
2:10 PM
Plenary Panel III

Women in Clean Energy & Sustainability: Issues, Challenges, and Opportunities

Panelists:
Ruth Cox, CEO, Prospect Silicon Valley, @RFC_ProspectSV
Sekita Grant, Environmental Equity Legal Counsel, The Greenlining Institute, and Representative, Environmental Justice Advisory Committee, ARB
Nam Nguyen, Executive Vice President and General Manager, Commercial Solar, SunPower
Moderated by Anne Smart, Vice President for Public Policy, ChargePoint, @AnneTSmart
3:00 pm
Networking
3:20 PM
Breakout Session II
Clean Energy Breakout
Transportation Breakout

Your Power Your Choice: The Future of Retail Energy

AVs, EVs & GHGs: The Future of Climate-Friendly Transportation

Panelists:
The Honorable Sam Liccardo, Mayor, City of San José, @sliccardo
Jan Pepper, CEO, Peninsula Clean Energy, @PCE_CEO
Jerry Meek, Sr. Manager, Energy and Water, Genentech 
Pacific Gas & Electric Representative (Invited)
Moderated by Jim Davis, Vice President, xOvertime, and Co-Chair, Energy Committee, Silicon Valley Leadership Group
Panelists:
Emily Castor, Director of Transportation Policy, Lyft
Stefan Heck, Co-Founder & CEO, Nauto, @Stefan_Heck
The Honorable Nancy Skinner, Senator, CA State Legislature, @NancySkinnerCA
Moderated by Brian Brennan, Sr. Vice President, Investor Relations, State and Federal Coalitions, Silicon Valley Leadership Group
4:10 PM
Networking
4:25 PM
Keynote

California’s Leadership on Energy and Climate: The Road Ahead

The Honorable Kevin de León, California Senate President Pro Tempore, California State Legislature, @kdeleon
5:10 PM
Thank You and Closing 
Randy Smith, Vice President, Global Real Estate and Facilities, Oracle
5:15 PM
Networking Reception
6:00 PM
Adjourn