UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

Shaping Leaders, Driving Results

UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

Agenda

How Business Is Addressing Climate Change

Day 1 – Tuesday, April 20, 2010
8:00 – 9:00 a.m. Registration and Networking Breakfast Kenan Center Dining Room
9:00 – 10 a.m.

Welcome and Introduction Koury Auditorium View Video

  • James W. Dean, Jr., Dean, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

Opening keynote: Henry Kelly, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, U.S. Department of Energy

10:30 – 11:45 a.m.

The Energy Policy and Regulation Landscape: Challenges and Opportunities Koury Auditorium View Video

Panelists:

  • John Morrison, Assistant Secretary of Energy, NC Department of Commerce
  • Caroline Choi, Director, Energy Policy & Strategy, Progress Energy
  • R. Andreas Kraemer, Director, Ecologic Institute, Berlin
  • Martha A. Duggan, Vice President, Government and Regulatory Affairs, United Solar Ovonic & Board Chair, Policy Committee, Solar Energy Industries Association

Moderator: Victor Flatt, Professor in Environmental Law; Director, Center for Law, Environment, Adaptation, and Resources

12:15 – 2 p.m.

Lunch Keynote View Video

R. Paul Herman, CEO + Founder, HIP Investor Inc.

Interviewed by: Marc Gunther, Contributing editor, FORTUNE; Senior writer, GreenBiz.com Introduction: Al Segars, Faculty Director, Center for Sustainable Enterprise & Professor and Chair of Strategy & Entrepreneurship

2:00 – 3:30 p.m.

Taking Energy Efficiency to Scale: Strategy, Operations and Product Innovations Koury Auditorium View Video

Panelists:

  • Tilak K. Doshi, Chief Economist, Energy Studies Institute, National University of Singapore
  • Nate Hurst, Director of Public Affairs and Government Relations, Sustainability, Wal-Mart Stores
  • Ted Howes, Global Energy Lead, IDEO
  • Manoj Bhatia, Director, Smart Grid Alliances, GE Digital Energy

Moderator:  Carol A. Seagle, Director of Research, Center for Sustainable Enterprise and Adjunct Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship

3:45 – 5:00 p.m.

Energy Innovations at the Base of the Pyramid: Adaptive and Disruptive Technologies Koury Auditorium View Video

Panelists:

  • Unmesh Brahme, Senior Vice President for Corporate Sustainability, HSBC India
  • Gary Zieff, Founder, Dissigno
  • Ben Henneke, Founder, TIST & President, Clean Air Action Corporation
  • Jeff Dickinson, Eco-Asia/PFAN-Asia

Moderator: Lisa Jones Christensen, Assistant Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship, UNC's Kenan-Flagler Business School

5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Evening Keynote (in partnership with the Dean’s Speaker Series) Koury Auditorium View Video

Jim Rogers, President and CEO, Duke Energy

Introduction: James W. Dean, Jr., Dean, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School
6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Opening Dinner Kenan Center Dining Room
Day 2 – Wednesday, April 21, 2010
8:00 – 9:15 a.m.

Breakfast panel: The Role of Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the Future of Energy Kenan Center Dining Room View Video

Panelists:

  • Peter Mainz, CEO and President, Sensus
  • Robert Creighton, Founder and CEO, WindLift
  • Joe James, Founder, Agri-Tech Producers
Moderator: Al Segars, Faculty Director, Center for Sustainable Enterprise & Professor and Chair of Strategy & Entrepreneurship
9:15 – 11:00 a.m. Innovations in Energy Showcase Kenan Center 2nd Floor
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon

Coffee Break Keynote Kenan Center Dining Room View Video

Jorg Mayer, Managing Director of Germany's Agency for Renewable Energies

Interviewed by: Marc Gunther, Contributing editor, FORTUNE; Senior writer, GreenBiz.com Introduction: James W. Dean, Jr., Dean, UNC's Kenan-Flagler Business School

12:15 – 2:00 p.m. Lunch Kenan Center Dining Room

Innovations in Energy Showcase Kenan Center 2nd Floor

2:15 – 3:30 p.m.

Carbon Management: Global Approaches to Carbon Markets and Accounting Koury Auditorium View Video

Panelists:

  • Jay Carlis, Vice President, Community Energy & President, Renewable Energy Markets Association
  • Ben Henneke, Founder, TIST & President, Clean Air Action Corporation
  • Ramesh Srinivasan, CEO, VitalChain
  • Kristel Dorion, Principal, EnergetixClimate

Moderator: Peter Brews, Associate Dean, OneMBA Program, and Associate Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship, UNC's Kenan-Flagler Business School

3:45 – 5:00 p.m.

Financing the Future of Energy: Investors at the Forefront Koury Auditorium View Video

Panelists:

  • David Kirkpatrick, Managing Partner, SJF Ventures
  • Benjamin J. Kallo, Vice President, Clean Technology Research, Robert W. Baird & Co.
  • C. Anthony Boon, Jr., Managing Director Gulf Advisory & Execution (USA), Inc.
  • Valerie C. Smith, VP, Corporate Sustainability, Citigroup

Moderator: Paige Ouimet, Assistant Professor of Finance, UNC's Kenan-Flagler Business School

5:00 – 6:00 p.m.

CSE 10 Year Anniversary Reception

Presenters:

  • Al Segars, Faculty Director, Center for Sustainable Enterprise & Professor and Chair of Strategy & Entrepreneurship
  • Jim Johnson, Director, Urban Investment Strategies Center, Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise; William R. Kenan Jr. Distinguished Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship & CSE Co-founding Faculty Director
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

CSE 10 Year Anniversary Celebration Dinner View Video

Welcome and Introduction: Al Segars, Faculty Director, Center for Sustainable Enterprise & Professor and Chair of Strategy & Entrepreneurship

Keynote: Rhem Wooten, President, Allied SynGas

Interviewed by: Marc Gunther, Contributing editor, FORTUNE; Senior writer, GreenBiz.com