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Energy Transition to Net Zero Forum

  • 06/15/2022
  • 8:30 AM - 12:15 PM
  • Marriott Buellton


  • Event sponsor recognition, table sponsorship (8pp) ($500 value), and exhibit ($500 value)
  • Program listing, table for 8, signage

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"Energy Transition to Net Zero"

Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Santa Ynez Valley Marriott
555 McMurray Rd, Buellton, CA 93427

A Forum on the Energy Policies, Practices, Technologies & Sources Driving Change
Keynote Address, Industry Sector Contributors, and More!


8:30 am Coffee/Breakfast Snack |  9:00 am – 12:15 pm  Program



8:15 a.m.           Continental Breakfast/Networking $30/pp


9:00 a.m.                           Welcome

Sam Cohen, Board President, EconAlliance

9:10 a.m.   Carbon Neutrality: Opportunity and Challenge

Keynote: Pathways to Carbon Neutrality in California

 Sarah D. Saltzer, PhD, Stanford University 

Managing Director, Stanford Center for Carbon Storage; Managing Director, Stanford Carbon Removal Institute

9:40 a.m. Industry Sector Perspectives: A Conversation

Facilitator: William Macfadyen, Founder/Publisher, Noozhawk
Kevin Kester,
Past Pres, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association
Bob Brown, Senior Director, Western States Petroleum
Phil Adam, COO, Innovative Produce

10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. BREAK

10:45 a.m.

Energy Supply: Benefits, Challenges & Economics of Transitioning

Meredith Morford, Manager, Project Delivery, Clean Energy Transportation, PG&E
Sara Guiltinan, Renewable Energy Specialist, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
Colby Wells, Southern California Gas Regional Public Affairs Manager
Other panelists, TBA: Solar, Community Choice Aggregation & More

11:45 a.m. Closing Remarks

 Ben Oakley, EconAlliance Energy Initiative Co-Lead


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