Clean Energy and Transportation Summit

Nevada has the opportunity to capitalize on economic advancements of clean energy initiatives while taking action to reduce climate change. The Clean Energy and Transportation Summit will educate the community, both citizen and business, on the opportunities that are ahead from the advancement of clean energy technologies in Southern Nevada.

Join Governor Steve Sisolak and local, state and national industry experts as they discuss the current and future landscape of Nevada’s clean energy economy. See, touch and feel the newest technologies from sustainability and transportation leaders.

7 a.m. – 1 p.m. - Technology Expo
7 a.m. – 12 p.m. - Summit.
  •  7 – 8 a.m. - Registration, Breakfast, and Networking
  • 8:00 – 8:05 - Welcome Remarks- Tina Quigley, Chief Executive Officer, RTC of Southern Nevada
  • 8:05 – 8:15 - Opening Remarks - U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto
  • 8:15 – 8:30  - Nevada Legislature Clean Energy Update - Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak
  • 8:30 – 8:45 -Environmental Advocacy – A grassroots movement for the good of Nevada
    • Andy Maggi, Executive Director, Nevada Conservation League
  • 8:45 – 9:35 - PANEL 1: The Nevada Path to Carbon Reduction – Making Clean Energy and Transportation Pillars of Our Economy
    • Moderator - Jon Ralston, Editor, The Nevada Independent
    • Panelists:
      • Chris Brooks, Vice Chair, Senate Growth & Infrastructure Committee
      • Justin Jones, Commissioner, Clark County
      • David Bobzien, Director, Governor’s Office of Energy
      • Ann Pongracz, Chairwoman, Public Utilities Commission
  • 9:35 – 9:50 - Federal Update – U.S. Congressman Steven Horsford
  • 9:50 – 10:40  - PANEL 2: Southern Nevada Industry Leaders – What Do Sustainability and Clean Energy Mean to Our Economy?
    • Moderator – Rose McKinney-James, Managing Principal, Energy Works LLC
    • Panelists:
      • Dave Ulozas, Senior Vice President of Renewable Resources, NV Energy
      • Erik Hansen, Chief Sustainability Officer, Wynn
      • David Swallow, Chief Engineering and Technology Officer, RTC of Southern Nevada
      • Hunter Stern, Business Representative, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 1245
  • 10:40 – 11:00 - Keynote - Carl Pope, Senior Advisor to Michael Bloomberg and co-author of “Climate of Hope”
  • 11:00 – 11:50  - PANEL 3: Global Players Doing Business in Nevada – What Does the Future Look Like?
    • Moderator – Kris Sanchez, Interim Executive Director, Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development
    • Panelists:
      •  Rohan Patel, Director of Policy and Business Development, Tesla
      •  Kathryn Arbeit, Vice President of Project Development - Americas, First Solar
      • Chris King, Chief Policy Officer - Digital Grid, Siemens
  • 11:50 a.m. – 12 p.m. - Closing Remarks -  Dr. Marta Meana, President, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

RSVPs are closed, but check us out on social media on the day of the event for live coverage!

RTC Facebook | RTC Twitter

When:

Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019
7 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where:

Strip View Pavilion | Thomas & Mack




Emerald Sponsor

GEOTAB


NECA Powering America


Breakfast Sponsor

Keolis

Gold Sponsor

NV Energy



Silver Sponsor

Altec






Community Partner



Verdek




Interested in showcasing your technology or sponsoring
the event? Contact:
Marie Steele, e-centricity, LLP
marie@e-centricity.com

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