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Pathways to Carbon Neutrality in California: Workshop 1, Agenda

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Thursday, June 24 l 9:30am – 2:00 pm am PDT

Session 1 (June 24, 9:30-11:30): Pathways to Carbon Neutrality in California

  • Welcome – Stephan Graham, Dean, School of Earth, Energy, and Environmental Systems, Stanford University
  • Keynote (20 min): Sally Benson, Stanford University
  • Additional remarks (5 minutes each)
    • Dan Dunmoyer, California Building Industry Association
    • Tom Tietz, California-Nevada Cement Association
    • Barbara Burger, Chevron Corporation
    • Ines Azevedo, Stanford University
    • Kirk Wilbur, California Cattlemen's Association
    • Lance Hastings, California Manufacturers & Technology Association
  • Round table discussion (approx. 1 hr)

Session 2 (June 24, 12:00-2:00): The Carbon Neutral Grid

  • Keynote (20 min): Alison Silverstein, Independent Consultant
  • Additional remarks (6 minutes each)
    • Mark Rothleder, CAISO
    • Matthew Barmack, Calpine
    • Olof Bystrom, Sacramento Municipal Utility District
    • Miguel Romero, San Diego Gas & Electric
    • Barbara Barkovich, Barkovich and Yap
    • Jeff Byron, Member of Community Advisory Council, Central Coast Community Energy
  • Round table discussion (approx. 1 hr)

Friday, June 25 l 9:30am – 2:00 pm am PDT

Session 3 (June 25, 9:30-11:30): Business and the Private Sector in a Carbon Neutral California

  • Speakers (10 minutes each)
    • Robert Rivinius, Family Business Association of California
    • Al Garcia, Alto Systems
    • Robert Lapsley, California Business Roundtable
    • Leah Silverthorn, California Chamber of Commerce
    • Catherine Reheis-Boyd, Western States Petroleum Association
    • John Andersen, Mendocino Redwood Co/Humboldt Redwood Co
  • Round table discussion (approx. 1 hr)

Session 4 (June 25, 12:00-2:00): Social Equity and Jobs in a Carbon Neutral California

  • Keynote (15 minutes): Carol Zabin, UC Berkeley
  • Additional remarks (6 minutes each)
    • Shrayas Jatkar, California Workforce Development Board
    • Robbie Hunter, State Building and Construction Trades Council of California
    • Jay Hansen, California Foundation on the Environment and the Economy
    • Tom Baca, International Brotherhood of Boilermakers
    • Ines Azevedo, Stanford University
  • Round table discussion (approx. 1 hr)