NES 2009 Speakers

 
 
Keynote Speakers

Kevin Law
President and Chief Executive Officer
Long Island Power Authority

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Andrew Hevesi
Assemblyman
28th District

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Presentation: Emerging Energy Policy in New York State

John Lushetsky
Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency
EERE, Department of Energy

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Presentation: Partnerships for Accelerating Cleantech Commercialization

Integrating Sustainability in Urban Environments 

Gregory Kats
Senior Director and Director of Climate Change Policy
Good Energies

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Presentation: Economics and Technologies in Greening Urban Environments

Tate Rider
Senior Project Manager, Renewable Energy
New York City Economic Development Corporation

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Presentation: City Government's Role in Facilitating Private Sector Investment

Gregory Kiss
Founding Architect
Kiss + Cathcart Architects

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Presentation: The Productive Infrastructure

Anthony Pereira
President & CEO
altPOWER

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Presentation: Renewable Energy in the Urban Environment

John Siciliani 
Executive Director
New York Solar Energy Industries Association (NYSEIA)

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Presentation: Value-Added Solar Energy in New York City:  The Case for Accelerated Public Investment

Richard Schoen (Facilitator)
Director, Solar and Strategic Technologies
FTL Solar

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Prospects for Clean Energy Technologies in New York


Garry Brown 
Chairman
New York State Public Service Commission

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Presentation: Prospects for Clean Energy Technologies in New York 

James Gallagher
Senior Vice President for Energy Policy
New York City Economic Development Corporation

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Presentation: Advancing Clean Energy Technologies in New York State: Time for Plan B

Francis J. Murray, Jr.
President & CEO
New York State Energy Research Development Authority (NYSERDA)

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Presentation: Toward a Clean Energy Economy

Pradeep Haldar
Director
Energy & Environmental Technology Applications Center (E2TAC)

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Presentation: Leveraging Clean Energy Assets in NYS

David P. Flynn (Facilitator)
Partner
Phillips Lytle LLP

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Pursuit of Green Opportunities by Large Companies

Glen Merfeld
Manager, Chemical Energy Systems Laboratory
GE Global Research

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Presentation: GE's High Energy Density Sodium Metal Halide Battery

Hon. Paul Brubaker
Senior Director
Cisco

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Presentation: Cisco's Smart Grid Strategy: Bringing Smart to the Electrical System 

Nick Santhanam
Partner 
McKinsey & Company

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Presentation: Solar at Crossroads...Three Key Questions: Why? Now what? How to influence the future?

Sharon Nunes
Vice President of Strategic Growth
IBM

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Presentation: A Smarter Planet - Green and Beyond

David Parekh
Vice President, Research, and Director
United Technologies Research Center

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Presentation: A Joule in Hand is Worth Ten in the Ground

James Groelinger (Facilitator)
Executive Director
Clean Energy Alliance

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Venture Capitalist Panel (Day 2)

David Kirkpatrick
Co-Founder and Managing Director
SJF Ventures

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Irvin Barash
President
Vencon Management, Inc.

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Josh Wolfe
Co-Founder and Managing Partner
Lux Capital

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J. Peter Lynch
President
Salem Financial

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Jay Levy
Principal
Zelkova Ventures

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Felix K. Chang
Partner
CVP Ventures

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David Wells
Greentech Team
Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield & Beyers

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Bela Musits
Managing Director
High Peaks Venture Partners

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Maria Gotsch
President & CEO
New York City Investment Fund

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Matthew James
Managing Director
Greystone Renewable Energy Ventures

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Robert Jaworski 
Managing Partner
Vortex Advisors

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Arrun Kapoor 
Senior Associate
SJF Ventures

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Annachiara Danieli
Managing Director
Golden Seeds

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Matthew McCooe
Founding Managing Partner
Chart Venture Partners

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Robert Kilcullen
Director 
Cowen & Company

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Sean Petersen
Senior Associate 
Good Energies

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Sanford Selman
Founding and Managing Director
Asia West

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Todd Roberts
Co-Founder and Chairman
Aegis Capital

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George Abraham
Founder
Rhodium Strategies

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Alex Kinnier
Partner
Khosla Ventures

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Bruce Niswander
Director 
Brooklyn Enterprise on Science & Technology Business Incubator

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Walter Nasdeo
Managing Director/Director of Research 
Ardour Capital Partners

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Michael Shimazu
Project Manager, Clean Energy Research and Market Development
NYSERDA

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Bernardo Llovera
General Partner
Expansion Capital Partners

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Thomas Blum
Partner 
G.C. Andersen Partners

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Peter Rothstein
Executive-in-Residence 
Flagship Ventures

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Adam Tkaczuk
Director of Industry Development
Empire State Development

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Richard L. Eppley
Managing Director - Energy Funding Group
Guggenheim Capital Markets

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Lawrence (Marty) Murphy (MC)
Manager of Enterprise Development Programs
National Renewable Energy Laboratory 

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