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


    "Energy Transition to Net Zero"

    Wednesday, June 15, 2022

    Santa Ynez 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
    Western States Petroleum Association
    Agriculture Sector, Manufacturing and other Industry Participants TBA

    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


    • 08/15/2022
    • 9:00 AM
    • Santa Maria Country Club

    Second Annual EconAlliance

    Cross-Industry Challenge

    Golf Tourney 2022!

    Monday, August 15, 2022

    Santa Maria Country Club

    Learn More--  Click for  PDF Flyer

    Jay Conner, Century 21 Hometown Realty
    Laurie Tamura, Urban Planning Concepts
    Allison McAdams, SY Chumash
    Alejandra Mahoney, Workforce Development
    Ben Oakley, WSPA

    Questions? or Jay Conner at 805-550-6305

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