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Thursday, September 8 • 9:15am - 10:40am
Energizing a City for Today and Tomorrow LIMITED

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Already cities around the world are struggling to manage increasing demands for energy.  There's a major need to update antiquated infrastructures dominated by non-renewable / carbon-heavy inputs, and an even bigger feeling led by new technologies that there's got to be a better way.  What technologies will rise to the top and how can cities optimize their use and adoption?    

Moderators
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Melanie Nutter

Principal, Nutter Consuting
Melanie Nutter is the Principal of Nutter Consulting that provides sustainability and smart cities strategy development and implementation for cities, foundations and companies. In July of 2010, Mayor Gavin Newsom appointed Melanie Nutter as the Director of the San Francisco Department of Environment. She continued to serve in that capacity for Mayor Edwin Lee through February 2014. Nutter led the Department, which helps all San Francisco residents and businesses take an active role in protecting the urban environment, conducts outreach and education on sustainable practices, and runs many innovative environmental programs including on zero waste, green building, climate and energy, toxics reduction and clean transportation.During her tenure, San Francisco achieved an 80% waste diversion rate, reduced its carbon emissions to 14.5% below 1990 levels and was named the Greenest City in North America by Siemens and the Economist Intelligence Unit. Under... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Doug Davenport

Doug Davenport

Founder & CEO, Prospect Silicon Valley
Over a 25-year career, Doug has served in leadership roles to bring future context to conventional practice. Prior to founding ProspectSV, Doug forged a new approach to industry partnerships at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab in the Energy and Environmental Technologies Division w... Read More →
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Jessie Denver

Energy Program Manager, Department of the Environment, City and County of San Francisco
Jessie Denver is the San Francisco Department of the Environment’s Energy Program Manager where she leads a diverse team working on energy efficiency, renewable energy, and zero emission vehicle programs. Prior to joining the City, Jessie served as Program Director at the nations leading solar policy... Read More →
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Dennis Quinn

COO, Co-founder, Joule Assets
Mr. Quinn is currently COO and co-founder of Joule Assets responsible for market development, development of web-based customer engagement platform and company sales.Previously, Mr. Quinn was a founding member and CEO of Celerity Energy LLC, one of the first demand response compa... Read More →
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Neal De Snoo

Energy Program Manager, Office of Energy and Sustainable Development City of Berkeley Planning Department
Neal has 30 years of experience in energy policy, including 21 years in management.  He currently manages the Office of Energy and Sustainable Development (OESD) at the City of Berkeley Planning and Development Department.  OESD is responsible for providing strategic direction the... Read More →


Thursday September 8, 2016 9:15am - 10:40am
David Brower Center - Kinzie Room 2150 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94704