Schedule

Friday, March 31, 2017

Time/Location Session Speakers
8:15am – 9:00am
Ground Floor, Olin Hall
Registration & Morning Mixer
9:00am – 9:30am
Olin Auditorium
Keynote Speaker
 Gwen Ruta
Senior Vice President for Climate & Energy, Environmental Defense Fund
9:30am – 10:45am
Olin Auditorium
Waste Management
Challenges and opportunities to achieving zero waste
Phil Goddard, Town of Bourne, MA
Edward Hsieh, Executive Director, MASSRecycle
Jacob Vaillancourt, Co-Founder & CEO, WasteHub
10:45am – 11:00am
Olin Cafe
Coffee Break
11:00am – 12:15pm
Olin Auditorium
Innovations in Climate Finance
How can we unlock retail and institutional investor capital to drive investments in climate change innovation?
Barbara Finer, Founder & CEO, TechSandBox
Udi Meirav, Founder & CEO, enVerid
David Adamian, President & CEO, GreenerU
Georges Dyer, Principal, International Endowments Network
Chris Powell, Director of Sustainable Energy & Environmental Initiatives, Brown University
12:15pm – 12:45pm
Olin Auditorium
Closing Comments
John Chaimanis, Managing Director, Kendall Sustainable Infrastructure
12:45pm – 3:00pm
Olin Cafe
Lunch & Networking Session