AGENDA

 

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7:00 AM         Registration Opens

7:30 AM         Doors Open

9:00 AM         Opening Remarks: U.S. Senator Harry Reid

9:15 AM         Panel Introduction: Jim Hughes, First Solar

Energy in the American Life Panel
Neera Tanden, Center for American Progress, Moderator
Bill Ritter, Former Governor of Colorado
Nancy Pfund, DBL Investors
Geisha Williams, Pacific Gas & Electric Company
Antonio Villaraigosa, Former Mayor of Los Angeles

10:00 AM       Break

10:30 AM       CEP Award Presentation

10:45 AM       Introduction: U.S. Senator Harry Reid
Discussion with
Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz and John Podesta

11:30 AM       Future of Rooftop Solar Debate

                        Rose McKinney James, Moderator

                        Charles Cicchetti, Pacific Economics Group

                        Lisa Wood, Edison Foundation

12:00 PM       Lunch

2:30 PM          Race to Zero UNLV Desert Sunrise, Len Jessup UNLV

2:40 PM          Panel Introduction: Representative Dina Titus
Game Changing Investments in Clean Energy Panel

Dan Klaich, Chancellor of the Nevada System of Higher Education 
Diarmuid O’Connell, Tesla

Jamie Evans, Panasonic EcoSolutions

3:35 PM          Panel Introduction: Paul Caudill, NV Energy

Energy in the Information Age Panel
Paula Jackson, Moderator
Dr. Ellen Williams, ARPA-E
Tom Voss, Smart Wires
Amy Ericson, Alstom
Susan Kennedy, Advanced Microgrid Solutions

4:30 PM          Break 

4:45 PM          Introduction of National Clean Energy Summit Keynote

Brandon Flowers

Jim Murren, MGM Resorts International

U.S. Senator Harry Reid

5:00 PM          Keynote Address: President Barack Obama

5:30 PM          Closing Remarks: U.S. Senator Harry Reid

 

Download the NCES 8 Agenda here: NCES 8 Agenda