Speakers

767257

Dr Gulrez Azhar

The Public Health Foundation of India - Sr Lecturer

Climate and Heat Adaptation in the Developing World
10:45AM - 11:45AM
Wednesday, October 7
767784

Evan Birenbaum

Chai Energy - Co-Founder/COO

Startup Showcase: Internet of Things + Software
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Tuesday, October 6
766757

George Abbott

John S and James L Knight Foundation - Special Asst to the VP/Community & Natl Initiatives

Place-Based Design for Civic Engagement
9:45AM - 12:00PM
Monday, October 5
765735

Mark Abramowicz

Spot - VP of Operations

Startup Showcase: Internet of Things + Software
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Tuesday, October 6
769685

Matt Adams

IDEO - Portfolio Dir

Creating the Voting Experience of the Future
4:00PM - 4:30PM
Monday, October 5
676603

Jeremy Adelman

Energy Foundry - VP

Connect: Investors + Startups
9:45AM - 12:00PM
Monday, October 5
Startup Showcase: Energy presented by Direct Energy
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Monday, October 5
756064

Steve Adler

City of Austin - Mayor

Autonomous Vehicles: Driving City Solutions?
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Wednesday, October 7
760476

Riju Agrawal

Blackstone - Private Equity Analyst

Shale, Renewables and the New Energy Paradigm
9:30AM - 10:30AM
Wednesday, October 7
762938

Dirk Ahlborn

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies - CEO

Transportation of the Future: Building the Hyperloop
1:00PM - 2:00PM
Monday, October 5
597366

Jack Al-Kahwati

Velo Labs Inc - CEO

Startup Showcase: Internet of Things + Software
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Tuesday, October 6
767789

Eyal Amir

Parknav - Co-Founder/CEO

Startup Showcase: Internet of Things + Software
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Tuesday, October 6
760365

Iris Andrews

Purpose - Sr Strategist/Here Now

Climate Action: Now Meme'ified!
2:15PM - 3:15PM
Tuesday, October 6
700826

Sarah Applebaum

Pangaea Ventures Ltd - Assoc

Connect: Investors + Startups
9:45AM - 12:00PM
Monday, October 5
767095

Rick Archer

Overland Partners - Principal

Place by Design: Social Impact
4:45PM - 5:45PM
Monday, October 5
Missing-speaker

Gabo Arora

United Nations Millennium Campaign - Sr Advisor & Filmmaker

579705

Nikhil Arora

Back to the Roots - Co-CEO/Co-Founder

Undoing Food and Redesigning the Cereal Box
2:45PM - 3:15PM
Monday, October 5
201723

Nick Aster

Triplepundit.com - Founder & Publisher

652771

Kathleen Baireuther

Austin Technology Incubator - Clean Energy Incubator

Coaching: Startups
2:15PM - 4:30PM
Wednesday, October 7
774553

Chuck Ball

CharityCheckin - CMO | Co-Founder

Startup Showcase: Social Impact
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Monday, October 5
767764

Lee Ballin

Bloomberg - Head of Sustainable Business Programs

Re-thinking the Supply Chain presented by Bloomberg BNA
10:45AM - 11:45AM
Tuesday, October 6
762079

Ana Baptista

New School - Asst Prof, Environmental Policy & Sustainability Mgmt

Place by Design: Resilience
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Monday, October 5
Missing-speaker

Mitch Baranowski

BBMG - Co-Founder/CCO

Lab: CSR
10:00AM - 11:45AM
Tuesday, October 6
771003

Steve Barcik Amstel

High Tech Design Safety - CEO

Coaching: Startups
2:15PM - 4:30PM
Wednesday, October 7
703722

Eliza Barclay

NPR - Reporter/Editor

Designing The Cheeseburger Of Tomorrow
4:45PM - 5:45PM
Monday, October 5
700035

Robb Barnitt

Dropcountr - Chief Drip

Startup Showcase: Water
10:45AM - 11:45AM
Tuesday, October 6
766650

Luke Barrington

DigitalGlobe - Dir of Prod Dev

Space Age Solutions to Earth's Complex Challenges
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Monday, October 5
767459

Michael Bates

Intel Corporation - Global Energy Dir

Drivers of the Next Grid presented by ETS
2:15PM - 3:15PM
Tuesday, October 6
769012

Kinder Baumgardner

SWA - Pres

Coaching: Design + Marketing
9:30AM - 11:45AM
Wednesday, October 7
International Urbanization for Culture and Climate
2:15PM - 3:15PM
Wednesday, October 7
768111

Gwyn Beattie

Iowa State University - Professor & Robert Earle Buchanan Distinguished Professor of Bacteriology

Microbes + The Future of Agriculture
4:45PM - 5:45PM
Tuesday, October 6
654669

Robyn Beavers

- SVP of Innovation

Demystifying Demonstrations
10:45AM - 11:45AM
Tuesday, October 6
636817

Darren Beck

Sprint - Dir Environmental Initiatives & CR Innovation

Eternal Electronics + Other Curiosities
9:45AM - 10:45AM
Monday, October 5
Connect: CSR
3:30PM - 5:45PM
Monday, October 5
Startup Showcase: Supply Chain + Product Innovation
4:45PM - 5:45PM
Tuesday, October 6
764458

James Beck

Sunburst Sensors - CEO

This is Your Ocean on Acid
4:45PM - 5:15PM
Monday, October 5
761823

Jade Begay

Resource Media - Filmmaker

Sex and Sustainability: Youth Reproductive Rights
9:30AM - 10:30AM
Wednesday, October 7
772234

Dan Bena

PepsiCo - Sustainable Dev & Operations Outreach

Startup Showcase: Water
10:45AM - 11:45AM
Tuesday, October 6
761601

Janine Benyus

Biomimicry 3.8 - Partner & Co-Founder

761821

Andrejka Bernatova

PennTex Midstream Partners - VP/Finance & Investor Rel

Shale, Renewables and the New Energy Paradigm
9:30AM - 10:30AM
Wednesday, October 7
768110

William (Skeeter) Bethea

DiMare Fresh - Grower

Microbes + The Future of Agriculture
4:45PM - 5:45PM
Tuesday, October 6
556668

Natalie Betts

City of Austin-Economic Growth & Redevelopment Services Office - Recycling Economic Dev Liaison

Connect: Cities + Utilities
2:15PM - 4:30PM
Tuesday, October 6
761132

Tim Bevins

Global Green USA - Green Urbanism Program Assoc

Place by Design: Social Impact
4:45PM - 5:45PM
Monday, October 5
760362

Gia Biagi

StudioGang Architects - Urbanism & Civic Impact

Designing Water: Creative Minds Rethink Resiliency
2:15PM - 3:15PM
Monday, October 5
Place by Design: Urban Strategy
10:45AM - 11:45AM
Tuesday, October 6
673086

Kory Bieg

OTA+ - Owner

Place by Design: Data + Tech
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Monday, October 5
710583

Eric Bielke

GE Ventures - Dir

Startup Showcase: Internet of Things + Software
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Tuesday, October 6
Missing-speaker

Erik Birkerts

Clean Energy Trust - EVP

Connect: Investors + Startups
9:45AM - 12:00PM
Monday, October 5
622740

Maggie Bishop

Austin Chamber of Commerce - Dir, Clean Energy & Power Technology

Connect: Cities + Utilities
2:15PM - 4:30PM
Tuesday, October 6
711832

Saurabh Biswas

Texas A&M University System - Dir New Ventures

Connect: Investors + Startups
9:45AM - 12:00PM
Monday, October 5
761877

Ben Bixby

Nest Labs - Dir of Energy Prods

Delivering Energy Savings Through Partnerships
4:00PM - 4:30PM
Tuesday, October 6
Missing-speaker

Ben Black

National Instruments - Market Dev Mgr

A.I. for Reliability and Safety in Energy
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Wednesday, October 7
Missing-speaker

Mallory Blair

Small Girls PR - CEO & Cofounder

Reaching the Next Generation Influencer
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Wednesday, October 7
762286

Oliver Blank

Google - Sr Designer

Place by Design: Art + Interaction
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Tuesday, October 6
Lo-Fi/Hi-Impact Design
4:00PM - 4:30PM
Wednesday, October 7
760229

Josh Boehm

BNIM - Urban Planner

Eco-Innovation District: Smart City + Sustainability
2:45PM - 3:15PM
Tuesday, October 6
762691

Trevor Boehm

UnLtd USA - Venture Fellow

Coaching: Startups
2:15PM - 4:30PM
Wednesday, October 7
762265

Raymond Boeman

Oak Ridge National Laboratory/US Department of Energy - Dir, Energy Partnerships, Energy & Environmental Sciences Dirate

It’s a Sprint, Not a Marathon – The Race to 54.5 MPG
10:45AM - 11:45AM
Wednesday, October 7
708490

Bart Bohn

Austin Technology Incubator - Partner

Connect: Investors + Startups
9:45AM - 12:00PM
Monday, October 5
Startup Showcase: Water
10:45AM - 11:45AM
Tuesday, October 6
Coaching: Startups
2:15PM - 4:30PM
Wednesday, October 7
Missing-speaker

Jay Bolus

MBDC - Pres

Mainstreaming Green Chemistry
2:15PM - 3:15PM
Wednesday, October 7
760485

Prasad Boradkar

Arizona State University - Professor

759952

Debbie Brodt-Giles

National Renewable Energy Laboratory - Digital Assets Mgr & Energy Data Innovator

Making Energy Data Accessible and Interoperable
9:30AM - 10:00AM
Wednesday, October 7
Missing-speaker

Peter Brostrom

California Department of Water Resources - Urban Water Efficiency Program Mgr

Water Management – Policy, Tech and Education
4:45PM - 5:45PM
Tuesday, October 6
Missing-speaker

Carrie Brown

City of Austin - Art in Public Places Coord

Place by Design: Data + Tech
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Monday, October 5
760799

Jamie Brown-Hansen

European Biomimicry Alliance - Managing Partner/BSwiss

766932

Susan Bruninga

Bloomberg BNA - Sr Editor

760584

Paul Bunje

XPRIZE - Sr Dir, Oceans

This is Your Ocean on Acid
4:45PM - 5:15PM
Monday, October 5
767805

Joshua Busby

The University of Texas at Austin - Assoc Professor of Public Affairs- LBJ School of Public Affairs

Climate and Heat Adaptation in the Developing World
10:45AM - 11:45AM
Wednesday, October 7
768001

Rhett Butler

Mongabay.com - Founder

636539

Andrew Byrnes

STOWER - CEO

Startup Showcase: Social Impact
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Monday, October 5
Missing-speaker

Maxine Bédat

ZADY - Co-Founder

Mending Our Ways: Improving Fashion's Supply Chain
9:45AM - 10:45AM
Monday, October 5
650376

Henk Campher

Allison+Partners - EVP, Social Impact

766921

Tim Carey

PepsiCo - Sr Dir for Sustainability & Recycling

Close the Loop: From Waste to Wealth
4:00PM - 4:30PM
Tuesday, October 6
768560

Michael J. Carlson

Siemens - Pres, Smart Grid NA

Distributed Energy and Prosumers presented by ETS
10:45AM - 11:45AM
Tuesday, October 6
760775

Nigel Carr

Qorax - Co-Founder

Startup Showcase: Social Impact
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Monday, October 5
762935

Raphael Carty

Callida Energy - CEO

Startup Showcase: Energy presented by Direct Energy
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Monday, October 5
768524

Lauren Casey

Sonoma County Regional Climate Protection Authority - Deputy Dir

Connect: Cities + Utilities
2:15PM - 4:30PM
Tuesday, October 6
768386

Jeff Chamberlain

Argonne National Laboratory - Deputy Dir of Dev & Demonstration for the Joint Center for Energy Storage Research

Keys to the Futuristic Grid presented by ETS
9:30AM - 10:00AM
Tuesday, October 6
760361

Amy Chester

Rebuild by Design - Managing Dir

Designing Water: Creative Minds Rethink Resiliency
2:15PM - 3:15PM
Monday, October 5
Place by Design: Resilience
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Monday, October 5
767449

Ian Christensen

Secure World Foundation - Project Mgr

Space Age Solutions to Earth's Complex Challenges
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Monday, October 5
760540

Andrew Chung

Khosla Ventures - Investment Partner

650936

Keith Cole

Water Lens LLC - CEO

Startup Showcase: Water
10:45AM - 11:45AM
Tuesday, October 6
774186

Djuan Coleon

Project Urban Renewal Energy - Exec Dir & Board Chair

#BlackLivesMatter in Advancing Energy Democracy
9:45AM - 10:45AM
Monday, October 5
Missing-speaker

Carol Coletta

John S and James L Knight Foundation - VP/Community & Natl Initiatives

Place by Design: Urban Strategy
10:45AM - 11:45AM
Tuesday, October 6
537574

Katherine Collins

Honeybee Capital - Founder & CEO

759935

James Connelly

International Living Future Institute - Dir Living Prod Challenge

Startup Showcase: Supply Chain + Product Innovation
4:45PM - 5:45PM
Tuesday, October 6
Coaching: Startups
2:15PM - 4:30PM
Wednesday, October 7
767803

Meredith Connolly

Natural Resources Defense Council - Climate & Energy Atty

Climate and Heat Adaptation in the Developing World
10:45AM - 11:45AM
Wednesday, October 7
770533

Lina Constantinovici

BVC Fund - Partner

Connect: Investors + Startups
9:45AM - 12:00PM
Monday, October 5
Coaching: Startups
2:15PM - 4:30PM
Wednesday, October 7
708478

Alisa Cordesius

Indiegogo - Head of Social Innovation

Coaching: Startups
2:15PM - 4:30PM
Wednesday, October 7
Missing-speaker

Elizabeth Corr

NRDC - Mgr of Art Partnerships

Place by Design: Art + Interaction
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Tuesday, October 6
Coaching: Design + Marketing
9:30AM - 11:45AM
Wednesday, October 7
505665

Marc Coudert

Office of Sustainability| City of Austin - Environmental Progr

Connect: Cities + Utilities
2:15PM - 4:30PM
Tuesday, October 6
Missing-speaker

Cliff Curry

Curry Stone Design Prize - Founder

Place by Design: Social Impact
4:45PM - 5:45PM
Monday, October 5
760676

Adib Dada

theOtherDada - Founder & Lead Architect

Place by Design: Resilience
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Monday, October 5
767173

Tom Dallessio

Next City - Pres, CEO & Publisher

Place by Design: Urban Strategy
10:45AM - 11:45AM
Tuesday, October 6
International Urbanization for Culture and Climate
2:15PM - 3:15PM
Wednesday, October 7
762271

David Danielson

US Department Of Energy - Asst Secretary for Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy

Reinventing Energy at the DOE
2:45PM - 3:15PM
Monday, October 5
761136

Katherine Darnstadt

Latent Design - Founder + Principal Architect

Is Civic Tech Leapfrogging Design?
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Monday, October 5
Place by Design: Urban Strategy
10:45AM - 11:45AM
Tuesday, October 6
637578

Isha Datar

New Harvest - CEO

Food of the Future: The Post-Animal Bioeconomy
1:00PM - 2:00PM
Tuesday, October 6
768040

Brian Dawson

Full Cycle Bioplastics - Exec Chairman, FCB

506722

Roger-Mark De Souza

Woodrow Wilson Center - Dir of Population, Environmental Security, & Resilience

Sex and Sustainability: Youth Reproductive Rights
9:30AM - 10:30AM
Wednesday, October 7
766870

Mara DeFilippis

ASU Global Sustainability Solutions Services - Engagement Project Mgr

Missing-speaker

Bryce Detroit

Detroit Afrikan Music Institution - Co-Founder

Place by Design: Art + Interaction
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Tuesday, October 6
760236

Lisa Dokken

Columbia University - Biomimicry Professional & Instructor

771582

Sander Dolder

NYCEDC - Urban Innovation & Sustainability/Sr Mgr

Connect: Cities + Utilities
2:15PM - 4:30PM
Tuesday, October 6
690526

David Dollihite

Deloitte - Energy & Resource Practice

A.I. for Reliability and Safety in Energy
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Wednesday, October 7
769159

Krista Donaldson

D-Rev - CEO

761600

Mark Dorfman

Biomimicry 3.8 - Biomimicry Chemist

760730

Steve Drouilhet

Sustainable Power Systems - Founder & Pres

Startup Showcase: Energy presented by Direct Energy
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Monday, October 5
772651

Wendy Dunnam Tita

Page Architects - Principal

Coaching: Design + Marketing
9:30AM - 11:45AM
Wednesday, October 7
759668

Marjan Eggermont

Zygote Quarterly - Co-Founder/Designer/Publisher

760577

Rebecca Ehemann

Green Public Art Consultancy - Principal

Regenerative Public Art for Living Cities
10:00AM - 10:30AM
Wednesday, October 7
765546

Michael Ehst

The World Bank Group - Business Incubation Specialist

Connect: Causes
9:30AM - 11:45AM
Tuesday, October 6
699939

Nicholas Eisenberger

Pure Energy Partners - Managing Partner

Connect: Investors + Startups
9:45AM - 12:00PM
Monday, October 5
Carbon: The Most Valuable Element of the 21st Century?
9:30AM - 10:30AM
Wednesday, October 7
Coaching: Startups
2:15PM - 4:30PM
Wednesday, October 7
761822

Zeina El-Azzi

Shale, Renewables and the New Energy Paradigm
9:30AM - 10:30AM
Wednesday, October 7
769652

Juliet Ellis

San Francisco Public Utilities Commission - Asst GM/External Affairs

Water Management – Policy, Tech and Education
4:45PM - 5:45PM
Tuesday, October 6
762050

William Espey

Chipotle Mexican Grill - Brand Voice Lead

Storytelling with Brand Values
3:30PM - 4:00PM
Tuesday, October 6
Coaching: Startups
2:15PM - 4:30PM
Wednesday, October 7
769743

Carolyn Esswein

UW Milwaukee - Dir, Community Design Solutions

Place by Design: Urban Strategy
10:45AM - 11:45AM
Tuesday, October 6
760582

Scott Fallon

Sabic - GM Automotive Mktg Innovative Plastics

It’s a Sprint, Not a Marathon – The Race to 54.5 MPG
10:45AM - 11:45AM
Wednesday, October 7
772644

Travis Farese

Houston Angel Network - Member

Connect: Investors + Startups
9:45AM - 12:00PM
Monday, October 5
760581

Steve Feldstein

US Department of State - Deputy Asst Secretary

Connect: Causes
9:30AM - 11:45AM
Tuesday, October 6
Elevating Worker Voice in Supply Chains
4:45PM - 5:45PM
Tuesday, October 6
759948

Robert Ferry

Society for Cultural Exchange - Dir

Regenerative Public Art for Living Cities
10:00AM - 10:30AM
Wednesday, October 7
761126

Carolina Ferrés

CafeNaRua - Urban Designer

Place by Design: Data + Tech
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Monday, October 5
760446

Ingrid Fetell Lee

IDEO - Design Dir

699504

Mark Fischetti

Scientific American - Sr Editor

Solving Food, Energy and Water…at the Same Time!
9:30AM - 10:30AM
Tuesday, October 6
Startup Showcase: Water
10:45AM - 11:45AM
Tuesday, October 6
553906

Tom Foster

Inc Magazine - Editor at Large

Why Helping Workers Is Good for Business
11:30AM - 12:00PM
Monday, October 5
772095

Beau Frail

Michael Hsu Office of Architecture - Project Designer

Field Trip: Community First! Village
3:00PM - 5:30PM
Wednesday, October 7
761490

Robert Fraley

Monsanto - CTO & EVP

Solving Food, Energy and Water…at the Same Time!
9:30AM - 10:30AM
Tuesday, October 6
762921

Joanna Frank

Center for Active Design - Exec Dir

Place-Based Design for Civic Engagement
9:45AM - 12:00PM
Monday, October 5
708913

Daisy Freund

ASPCA - Sr Mgr, Farm Animal Welfare

An Honest Meal: Improving Food System Transparency
4:45PM - 5:45PM
Monday, October 5
771561

Neil Fromer

Caltech - Exec Dir, Resnick Institute

Coaching: Startups
2:15PM - 4:30PM
Wednesday, October 7
700578

Scott Fulbright

Living Ink Technologies - Co-founder

Startup Showcase: Supply Chain + Product Innovation
4:45PM - 5:45PM
Tuesday, October 6
759673

Mike Gabriel

RSF Social Finance Inc - Lending Mgr

Connect: Investors + Startups
9:45AM - 12:00PM
Monday, October 5
767066

Sarah Gamble

Go Collaborative - Architect | Principal

Place by Design: Art + Interaction
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Tuesday, October 6
760519

Anthony Garcia

GuideOn - CEO

Startup Showcase: Social Impact
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Monday, October 5
767156

Cristina Garmendia

Our City - Project Mgr

Is Civic Tech Leapfrogging Design?
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Monday, October 5
768143

Omar Garriott

Salesforce Foundation - Dir of Nonprofit Prod Mktg

Encoding Empathy in Technology
10:45AM - 11:45AM
Wednesday, October 7
Missing-speaker

Jennifer Garson

US Department Of Energy - Technology to Market Analyst

Lab: Startup Acceleration
4:45PM - 5:45PM
Monday, October 5
740424

Alicia Garza

National Domestic Workers Alliance - Special Projects Dir

#BlackLivesMatter in Advancing Energy Democracy
9:45AM - 10:45AM
Monday, October 5
506664

Bob Gedert

City of Austin/Austin Resource Recovery - Dir Resource Recovery

760544

Timote Georges

Smallholder Farmer Alliance - Exec Dir & Co-Founder

Connect: Causes
9:30AM - 11:45AM
Tuesday, October 6
760772

Chris Gilreath

Recycled Hydro Solutions - CEO/Founder

Startup Showcase: Water
10:45AM - 11:45AM
Tuesday, October 6
691015

John Gionas

Meazon - Co-Founder

650877

Stephen Glassman

Stephen Glassman Studio - CEO

Place by Design: Art + Interaction
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Tuesday, October 6
747112

Manvi Goel

Green Town Labs - Dir of Strategic Partnerships Initiative

Connect: Investors + Startups
9:45AM - 12:00PM
Monday, October 5
Startups: To Market, To Market!
10:00AM - 10:30AM
Wednesday, October 7
Coaching: Startups
2:15PM - 4:30PM
Wednesday, October 7
759929

Justin Golbabai

City of Austin - Neighborhood Partnering Program, Program Mgr

Place by Design: Urban Strategy
10:45AM - 11:45AM
Tuesday, October 6
Missing-speaker

Russell Gold

University of Texas/The Wall Street Journal - Energy Journalist Fellow/Sr Energy Writer

ARPA-E, Changing What’s Possible
2:45PM - 3:15PM
Tuesday, October 6
619726

Sebastian Gomez

ProColombia - Trade Rep

Connect: Cities + Utilities
2:15PM - 4:30PM
Tuesday, October 6
Missing-speaker

Eric Gottwald

International Labor Rights Forum - Legal & Policy Dir

Elevating Worker Voice in Supply Chains
4:45PM - 5:45PM
Tuesday, October 6
699393

Heather Grady

Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors - VP

Connect: Causes
9:30AM - 11:45AM
Tuesday, October 6
Missing-speaker

Alan Graham

Mobile Loaves and Fishes - Founder

Field Trip: Community First! Village
3:00PM - 5:30PM
Wednesday, October 7
760424

Solly Granatstein

The Weather Company - Exec Producer

Money, Meteorology, Military and Climate Change
5:15PM - 5:45PM
Monday, October 5
Missing-speaker

Lindsey Green

Bustle - VP Comms

Reaching the Next Generation Influencer
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Wednesday, October 7
760359

Michael Green

Center For Environmental Health - Exec Dir

Connect: Causes
9:30AM - 11:45AM
Tuesday, October 6
SXgood Hub: Environmental Health
11:15AM - 1:00PM
Wednesday, October 7
653634

David Greene

Austin Water - Climate Program

Connect: Cities + Utilities
2:15PM - 4:30PM
Tuesday, October 6
Coaching: Startups
2:15PM - 4:30PM
Wednesday, October 7
767538

Mary Ann Grena Manley

Bloomberg BNA - Managing Editor/EHS Division

Re-thinking the Supply Chain presented by Bloomberg BNA
10:45AM - 11:45AM
Tuesday, October 6
768508

David Griest

SJF Ventures - Managing Dir

The Future of Sustainable Commerce
2:15PM - 2:45PM
Monday, October 5
767880

Thierry Guillemin

Intelsat - CTO

Space Age Solutions to Earth's Complex Challenges
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Monday, October 5
767073

Anne Guiney

Van Alen Institute - Dir of Research

Place by Design: Data + Tech
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Monday, October 5
Is Civic Tech Leapfrogging Design?
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Monday, October 5
768323

Robert Gulley

Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts - Dir Economic Growth & Endangered Species Mgt

767460

Leah Guzowski

Argonne National Laboratory - Energy Policy Scientist

Drivers of the Next Grid presented by ETS
2:15PM - 3:15PM
Tuesday, October 6
Coaching: Startups
2:15PM - 4:30PM
Wednesday, October 7
760725

Gabriel Halimi

Flo Technologies Inc - Co-Founder/CEO

Startup Showcase: Water
10:45AM - 11:45AM
Tuesday, October 6
767614

Nick Halla

Impossible Foods Inc - Dir of Business Dev

Designing The Cheeseburger Of Tomorrow
4:45PM - 5:45PM
Monday, October 5
701245

Gene Han

Target - Dir Enterprise Strategy

Startup Showcase: Supply Chain + Product Innovation
4:45PM - 5:45PM
Tuesday, October 6
700378

Evan Handler

- Actor/Author

SXgood Hub: Environmental Health
11:15AM - 1:00PM
Wednesday, October 7
521186

Bert Haskell

Pecan Street Project - CTO

Distributed Energy and Prosumers presented by ETS
10:45AM - 11:45AM
Tuesday, October 6
Coaching: Startups
2:15PM - 4:30PM
Wednesday, October 7
760665

Eric Hassman

Nature Inspired Industries Inc - CEO

Startup Showcase: Supply Chain + Product Innovation
4:45PM - 5:45PM
Tuesday, October 6
762077

Cheryl Heller

Commonwise - Partner

Startup Showcase: Social Impact
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Monday, October 5
700442

Ed Hemphill

WigWag LLC - CEO

Startup Showcase: Internet of Things + Software
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Tuesday, October 6
767777

Fabiola Hernandez

Gensler - Interior Designer

Place by Design: Art + Interaction
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Tuesday, October 6
580240

Eva Hershaw

University Of California At Berkeley School Of Journalism - Food & Farming Fellow

Microbes + The Future of Agriculture
4:45PM - 5:45PM
Tuesday, October 6
760800

Toby Herzlich

Biomimicry for Social Innovation - Founder

688816

Garrett Hester

Direct Energy - Dir Innovation Delivery

Startup Showcase: Energy presented by Direct Energy
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Monday, October 5
761331

Jason Hill

BeTH | Benevolent Technologies for Health - Founder & CEO

Startup Showcase: Social Impact
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Monday, October 5
701130

Frances Holuba

The White House - Global Engagement, Natl Security Council

Coaching: Startups
2:15PM - 4:30PM
Wednesday, October 7
773642

Gretchen Hooker

The Biomimicry Institute - Project Mgr

708582

Tim Horan

BKM Sowan Horan LLP - Partner

Coaching: Startups
2:15PM - 4:30PM
Wednesday, October 7
760678

Alvin Huang

Synthesis Design + Architecture - Principal

Place by Design: Data + Tech
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Monday, October 5
774512

Brian Hungerford

Gensler - Design Dir

Place by Design: Social Impact
4:45PM - 5:45PM
Monday, October 5
753942

Amir Husain

Sparkcognition Inc - CEO

A.I. for Reliability and Safety in Energy
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Wednesday, October 7
773031

Nick Hylla

Midwest Renewable Energy Association - Exec Dir

516283

Lisa Hymas

Grist - Sr Editor

Sex and Sustainability: Youth Reproductive Rights
9:30AM - 10:30AM
Wednesday, October 7
771910

Britt Hysen

Millennial Magazine - Editor in Chief

Reaching the Next Generation Influencer
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Wednesday, October 7
760510

Mitchell Jacobson

Austin Technology Incubator - Dir

Connect: Investors + Startups
9:45AM - 12:00PM
Monday, October 5
Startup Showcase: Energy presented by Direct Energy
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Monday, October 5
Coaching: Startups
2:15PM - 4:30PM
Wednesday, October 7
767790

Tagg Jefferson

GridCure - Founder & CEO

Startup Showcase: Internet of Things + Software
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Tuesday, October 6
762287

Helen Johnson

Kresge Foundation - Arts & Culture Program Officer

Place by Design: Data + Tech
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Monday, October 5
Connect: Causes
9:30AM - 11:45AM
Tuesday, October 6
Philanthropy – Process + Possibility for Designers
2:15PM - 2:45PM
Tuesday, October 6
Missing-speaker

Abby Johnston

Texas Monthly - Asst Editor

Reaching the Next Generation Influencer
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Wednesday, October 7
769006

Alex Johnston

Opportunity Lynchburg - Civic Innovator

Connect: Cities + Utilities
2:15PM - 4:30PM
Tuesday, October 6
762002

Mark Jordan

Austin Water - Water Conservation Program Coord

Connect: Cities + Utilities
2:15PM - 4:30PM
Tuesday, October 6
Water Management – Policy, Tech and Education
4:45PM - 5:45PM
Tuesday, October 6
768162

Liz Judge

Earthjustice - Media Dir

Connect: Causes
9:30AM - 11:45AM
Tuesday, October 6
636064

Nathan Kadish

Ecotrust - Managing Dir

Place by Design: Resilience
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Monday, October 5
771441

Kati Kallins

Google - [e]Team Environmental Design & Construction at Google

760423

Liana Kallivoka

Austin Energy Green Building - Mgr/Commercial Group

Startup Showcase: Energy presented by Direct Energy
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Monday, October 5
760723

Ivan Kanev

Bee Smart Technologies - Co-founder & CEO

767112

Adam Kanzer

Domini Social Investments - Managing Dir, Dir of Corporate Engagement & Public Policy

760425

Neil Katz

The Weather Company - Editor-in-Chief & VP of Content, Digital

Money, Meteorology, Military and Climate Change
5:15PM - 5:45PM
Monday, October 5
769875

Susan Keane

Natural Resources Defense Council - Sr Environmental Analyst, Health Program

Mending Our Ways: Improving Fashion's Supply Chain
9:45AM - 10:45AM
Monday, October 5
767726

Stephen Keese

EFD Corp - VP of Govt Affairs

Startup Showcase: Water
10:45AM - 11:45AM
Tuesday, October 6
767070

Jenny Kendler

Natural Resources Defense Council - Artist-in-Residence

Place by Design: Art + Interaction
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Tuesday, October 6
762058

David Kenney

Oregon Best - Pres & Exec Dir

Startups: Harnessing University Horsepower
10:45AM - 11:15AM
Wednesday, October 7
Coaching: Startups
2:15PM - 4:30PM
Wednesday, October 7
762062

Victoria Keziah

Net Generative LLC - Principal

767461

Badar Khan

Direct Energy - Pres & CEO

New Era of Retail Energy presented by ETS
10:00AM - 10:30AM
Tuesday, October 6
762273

Lauren Kickham

Vulcan Inc - Sr project developer

Connect: Causes
9:30AM - 11:45AM
Tuesday, October 6
Lose Less, Change More: Impact Investing in Africa
11:15AM - 11:45AM
Tuesday, October 6
720844

Grace Kim

GOODcorps - Managing Dir

Can Brands Really Be "Good"?
11:00AM - 11:30AM
Monday, October 5
Place by Design: Social Impact
4:45PM - 5:45PM
Monday, October 5
585448

Samuel Kim

Bandgap Ventures - Managing Partner

Connect: Investors + Startups
9:45AM - 12:00PM
Monday, October 5
706702

Dr Kara Kockelman PhD PE

The University of Texas at Austin - EP Schoch Professor of Transportation Engineering

Autonomous Vehicles: Driving City Solutions?
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Wednesday, October 7
760604

Vivek Kopparthi

NeoLight - CEO & CO-Founder

Startup Showcase: Social Impact
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Monday, October 5
688246

George Koutitas

Gridmates - CEO & Co-Founder

Startup Showcase: Social Impact
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Monday, October 5
770906

Miriam Kramer

Mashable Inc - Space Reporter

Space Age Solutions to Earth's Complex Challenges
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Monday, October 5
710111

Hannah Kreiswirth

Purpose - Creative Dir

Climate Action: Now Meme'ified!
2:15PM - 3:15PM
Tuesday, October 6
636637

Cassie LaCourse

Carbon Bamboo L3C - Founder, Managing Partner

Startup Showcase: Supply Chain + Product Innovation
4:45PM - 5:45PM
Tuesday, October 6
761819

Remy Labesque

Kasita - Industrial Designer

762071

Chris Ladd

Closed Loop Fund - Investor Dir/CFO

768882

Øyvind Lyngen Laderud

City of Kristiansand - Business Adviser & Intl Coord

Connect: Cities + Utilities
2:15PM - 4:30PM
Tuesday, October 6
700937

Sarah Lake

World Resources Institute - Commodities Research Lead, Global Forest Watch

Missing-speaker

Jeanne Lambin

Lamb Ink - Founder

Place by Design: Data + Tech
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Monday, October 5
Place by Design: Resilience
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Monday, October 5
Place by Design: Social Impact
4:45PM - 5:45PM
Monday, October 5
Place by Design: Urban Strategy
10:45AM - 11:45AM
Tuesday, October 6
Place by Design: Art + Interaction
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Tuesday, October 6
712644

Anica Landreneau

HOK - Principal, Global Dir of Sustainable Consulting

Coaching: Design + Marketing
9:30AM - 11:45AM
Wednesday, October 7
International Urbanization for Culture and Climate
2:15PM - 3:15PM
Wednesday, October 7
761602

John Lanier

Ray C Anderson Foundation - Exec Dir

769873

Joan Larrea

Overseas Private Investment Corporation - Managing Dir, Business Dev & Partnerships

Connect: Causes
9:30AM - 11:45AM
Tuesday, October 6
760762

Lisa Laughner

Go Electric Inc - Pres & CEO

Startup Showcase: Energy presented by Direct Energy
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Monday, October 5
481461

Nic Lauten

Krochet Kids intl - Dir of Community Involvement

Coaching: Startups
2:15PM - 4:30PM
Wednesday, October 7
700975

Cat Lazaroff

Resource Media - Mgr, Women at the Center

Sex and Sustainability: Youth Reproductive Rights
9:30AM - 10:30AM
Wednesday, October 7
762107

Harrison Leaf

SteamaCo - CEO

Lose Less, Change More: Impact Investing in Africa
11:15AM - 11:45AM
Tuesday, October 6
Missing-speaker

David Lear

Dell - Exec Dir of Sustainability

Connect: CSR
3:30PM - 5:45PM
Monday, October 5
768385

Colin Lee

Cargill Tropical Palm Holdings - Dir of Corporate Affairs

Connect: CSR
3:30PM - 5:45PM
Monday, October 5
742612

Daniel Lee

Levi Strauss Foundation - Exec Dir

Why Helping Workers Is Good for Business
11:30AM - 12:00PM
Monday, October 5
Startup Showcase: Supply Chain + Product Innovation
4:45PM - 5:45PM
Tuesday, October 6
767077

Elizabeth Lee

Place by Design: Data + Tech
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Monday, October 5
505504

Michael Legatt

Electric Reliability Council of Texas Inc - Principal Human Factors Engineer

Drivers of the Next Grid presented by ETS
2:15PM - 3:15PM
Tuesday, October 6
767862

Warren Leon

Clean Energy States Alliance - Exec Dir

Missing-speaker

Juha Leppänen

Connect: Cities + Utilities
2:15PM - 4:30PM
Tuesday, October 6
760674

Helen Leung

LA-Más - Co-Exec Dir

Place by Design: Urban Strategy
10:45AM - 11:45AM
Tuesday, October 6
762753

Chris Lewicki

Planetary Resources - Pres & Chief Engineer

759994

Michael Lightman

NYC ACRE - Program Mgr

Connect: Investors + Startups
9:45AM - 12:00PM
Monday, October 5
Coaching: Startups
2:15PM - 4:30PM
Wednesday, October 7
762061

Joann Lighty

National Science Foundation - Division Dir- Chemical, Bioengineering, Environmental & Transport Systems

Solving Food, Energy and Water…at the Same Time!
9:30AM - 10:30AM
Tuesday, October 6
Missing-speaker

Rick Lin

Urban Matter Inc - Lead Creative Technologist

Place by Design: Data + Tech
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Monday, October 5
Missing-speaker

Jason Linkswiler

NRG Energy - Sr Dir Business Transformation

Home Beyond Walls presented by ETS
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Tuesday, October 6
767130

Steve Lippman

Microsoft - Dir of Corporate Citizenship

760053

David Livingston

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace - Assoc

Renewables Aren't Solving Oil Yet. What Can?
2:15PM - 2:30PM
Wednesday, October 7
771891

Theresa Loar

CH2M - SVP for Global Corporate Affairs

Elevating Worker Voice in Supply Chains
4:45PM - 5:45PM
Tuesday, October 6
760543

Hugh Locke

Smallholder Farmer Alliance - Co-Founder/Pres

Connect: Causes
9:30AM - 11:45AM
Tuesday, October 6
760357

Dean Logan

Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk - Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk

Creating the Voting Experience of the Future
4:00PM - 4:30PM
Monday, October 5
602508

Gabriel London

Found Object - Partner & Creative Dir

762059

Hunter Lovins

Natural Capitalism Solutions - Pres

586624

Heidi Lubin

Modula S Inc - Co-Founder & EVP

Place by Design: Resilience
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Monday, October 5
761790

Liz Maberry

Direct Energy - Sr Dir/Innovation

Being Bought: A Startup Founder's Guide
11:15AM - 11:45AM
Wednesday, October 7
636683

Susan MacKay

Cerahelix Inc - CEO

Startup Showcase: Water
10:45AM - 11:45AM
Tuesday, October 6
760747

Dipak Mahato

SeaChange Technologies - Founder

Startup Showcase: Water
10:45AM - 11:45AM
Tuesday, October 6
676635

Rose Maizner

Renewabletech Ventures - Analyst

Connect: Investors + Startups
9:45AM - 12:00PM
Monday, October 5
Startup Showcase: Water
10:45AM - 11:45AM
Tuesday, October 6
Coaching: Startups
2:15PM - 4:30PM
Wednesday, October 7
652486

Jim Malewitz

The Texas Tribune - Reporter

Distributed Energy and Prosumers presented by ETS
10:45AM - 11:45AM
Tuesday, October 6
734870

Sachin Malhan

Ashoka Changemakers - Exec Partner

Connect: Causes
9:30AM - 11:45AM
Tuesday, October 6
Encoding Empathy in Technology
10:45AM - 11:45AM
Wednesday, October 7
Missing-speaker

Lisa Manley

Cone Communications - EVP, CSR Strategy

767109

Cheryl Martin

Harwich Partners - Consultant

Demystifying Demonstrations
10:45AM - 11:45AM
Tuesday, October 6
Connect: Cities + Utilities
2:15PM - 4:30PM
Tuesday, October 6
768384

Maureen Martinez

Dell - Sr Mgr, Environmental Affairs

Eternal Electronics + Other Curiosities
9:45AM - 10:45AM
Monday, October 5
762049

Paul Mascarenas

FISITA - Pres & Chairman of the Exec Board

It’s a Sprint, Not a Marathon – The Race to 54.5 MPG
10:45AM - 11:45AM
Wednesday, October 7
581983

Ryan McCarthy

Fish & Richardson PC - Principal

Coaching: Startups
2:15PM - 4:30PM
Wednesday, October 7
761145

Tim McCollow

City of Milwaukee - HOME GR/OWN Program Mgr

Place by Design: Urban Strategy
10:45AM - 11:45AM
Tuesday, October 6
Missing-speaker

Chuck McCoy

North Texas Angel Network - Dir

Connect: Investors + Startups
9:45AM - 12:00PM
Monday, October 5
761032

Austin McGee

WellDone Technology - CEO

Startup Showcase: Social Impact
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Monday, October 5
767728

Gordon McGill

AeroClay LLC - Managing Partner

Startup Showcase: Supply Chain + Product Innovation
4:45PM - 5:45PM
Tuesday, October 6
769373

Christine McGrath

Mondelez International - VP Internal Affairs, CGA External Affairs

Connect: CSR
3:30PM - 5:45PM
Monday, October 5
675678

Robert McMahan

Kettering University - Pres

It’s a Sprint, Not a Marathon – The Race to 54.5 MPG
10:45AM - 11:45AM
Wednesday, October 7
491735

Erin Meezan

Interface Inc - VP of Sustainability

Missing-speaker

Catherine Menard

- Designer

Place by Design: Art + Interaction
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Tuesday, October 6
636877

Kara Mergl

World Animal Protection - Mgr, Corporate Engagement

700884

Carey Meyers

The Rockefeller Foundation - Assoc Dir

Startup Showcase: Social Impact
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Monday, October 5
747036

Joan Michelson

Green Connections Media - CEO

700614

Milo Milisavljevi

Strawberry energy - Founder & CEO

761598

Theresa Millard

The Biomimicry Institute - Project Mgr - Kohler, Co-Founder Biomimicry Iberia

679192

Dan Miller

The Roda Group - Managing Dir

Carbon: The Most Valuable Element of the 21st Century?
9:30AM - 10:30AM
Wednesday, October 7
Missing-speaker

Ellen Mitchell-Kozack

HKS Inc - Dir of Sustainability

771945

Kate Mohan

Target - Mgr/Corporate Social Responsibility

Connect: CSR
3:30PM - 5:45PM
Monday, October 5
505493

Tim Mohin

AMD - Dir/Corporate Responsibility

Connect: CSR
3:30PM - 5:45PM
Monday, October 5
Lab: CSR
10:00AM - 11:45AM
Tuesday, October 6
Startup Showcase: Supply Chain + Product Innovation
4:45PM - 5:45PM
Tuesday, October 6
658304

Melissa Mongiat

Daily Tous Les Jours - Co-Founder, Designer

Place by Design: Art + Interaction
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Tuesday, October 6
760586

Ashby Monk

Stanford Global Projects Center - Exec Dir

VC + Clean Energy Startups: Unexamined Progress
9:30AM - 10:30AM
Tuesday, October 6
760447

Elizabeth Monoian

Land Art Generator Initiative - Dir

Place by Design: Art + Interaction
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Tuesday, October 6
Regenerative Public Art for Living Cities
10:00AM - 10:30AM
Wednesday, October 7
636870

Margery Moore

Bloomberg BNA - Dir, EHS Strategic Alliances

637332

Rob Moore

Natural Resources Defense Council - Sr Water Analyst

Designing Water: Creative Minds Rethink Resiliency
2:15PM - 3:15PM
Monday, October 5
742977

Toby Moore

Optoro Inc - CEO

The Future of Sustainable Commerce
2:15PM - 2:45PM
Monday, October 5
767096

Elaine Morales

Place by Design: Social Impact
4:45PM - 5:45PM
Monday, October 5
770241

Yann Moreau

Veolia Research And Innovation - Research & Innovation Dir

Connect: CSR
3:30PM - 5:45PM
Monday, October 5
Startup Showcase: Water
10:45AM - 11:45AM
Tuesday, October 6
759928

Margaret Morey-Reuner

Timberland - Dir, Strategic Partnerships, Business Dev & Values Mktg

760394

Micaelah Morrill

Greentown Labs - Program Mgr, Manufacturing Initiative

Connect: Investors + Startups
9:45AM - 12:00PM
Monday, October 5
Startups: To Market, To Market!
10:00AM - 10:30AM
Wednesday, October 7
Coaching: Startups
2:15PM - 4:30PM
Wednesday, October 7
773048

Trent Mortensen

InnoSys Inc - Dir of Business Dev

Startup Showcase: Energy presented by Direct Energy
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Monday, October 5
Missing-speaker

Donna Morton

Principium Money Management - Managing Partner

772030

Stephi Motal

Black+Vernooy - Architect & Project Mgr

Field Trip: Community First! Village
3:00PM - 5:30PM
Wednesday, October 7
773030

Peter Muhoro

Pedernales Electric Cooperative Inc - Dir, Energy Research & Strategies

Connect: Cities + Utilities
2:15PM - 4:30PM
Tuesday, October 6
773711

Melodie Naja

Everglades Foundation - Chief Scientist

Connect: Causes
9:30AM - 11:45AM
Tuesday, October 6
759959

Nina Claire Napawan

UC Davis Landscape Architecture + Environmental Design - Asst Professor

Big Data, Big Narrative for Cities
3:30PM - 4:00PM
Wednesday, October 7
768796

Juliana Navarro

Ruta N - Medellinnovation District Professional

Connect: Cities + Utilities
2:15PM - 4:30PM
Tuesday, October 6
769853

Mark Newton

Samsung Electronics America Inc - Head of Corporate Environmental & Regulatory Affairs

Connect: CSR
3:30PM - 5:45PM
Monday, October 5
769456

Jacques Nsengiyumva

Rwanda Environment Management Authority - Environmental Standards & Regulations Officer

Connect: Cities + Utilities
2:15PM - 4:30PM
Tuesday, October 6
760753

Graham Oakes

Upside Energy Ltd - Founder

769371

Jose Oliva

Food Chain Workers Alliance - Co-Dir

An Honest Meal: Improving Food System Transparency
4:45PM - 5:45PM
Monday, October 5
699457

JM Ornstein

JM Ornstein Ltd/framergy/SynShark - Managing Dir

Connect: Investors + Startups
9:45AM - 12:00PM
Monday, October 5
Missing-speaker

Brendan Owens

USGBC - Chief of Engineering

Place by Design: Resilience
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Monday, October 5
761594

Doug Paige

Cleveland Institute of Art - Assoc Professor - Industrial Design

761149

Mark Palmer

RTKL Associates Inc - Sr Assoc

Place by Design: Resilience
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Monday, October 5
760769

Harri Paloheimo

Coreorient Ltd - CEO

760087

Jacqueline Patterson

NAACP - Dir, Environmental & Climate Justice

#BlackLivesMatter in Advancing Energy Democracy
9:45AM - 10:45AM
Monday, October 5
760789

Satyajit Patwardhan

ConnectMyEV - CEO

Startup Showcase: Energy presented by Direct Energy
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Monday, October 5
641395

Larry Pearl

Bloomberg BNA - Dir of Environmental News

768154

Jason Pearson

Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council - Exec Dir

Re-thinking the Supply Chain presented by Bloomberg BNA
10:45AM - 11:45AM
Tuesday, October 6
700837

Corinn Perry

SEED SPOT - Operations Mgr

Connect: Investors + Startups
9:45AM - 12:00PM
Monday, October 5
727687

Mark Peterman

OndaVia Inc - CEO

Startup Showcase: Water
10:45AM - 11:45AM
Tuesday, October 6
701789

Matt Petronzio

Mashable Inc - Social Good Editor

Startup Showcase: Social Impact
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Monday, October 5
Climate and Heat Adaptation in the Developing World
10:45AM - 11:45AM
Wednesday, October 7
760587

Nancy Pfund

DBL Investors - Managing Partner

VC + Clean Energy Startups: Unexamined Progress
9:30AM - 10:30AM
Tuesday, October 6
767462

Kevin Phelan

SoCore Energy - CMO

Distributed Energy and Prosumers presented by ETS
10:45AM - 11:45AM
Tuesday, October 6
759904

Richard Piacentini

Phipps Conservatory And Botanical Gardens - Exec Dir

Place by Design: Resilience
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Monday, October 5
712451

Eric Pieper

Preacher - Art Dir

The Power of a Brand Identity
2:45PM - 3:15PM
Wednesday, October 7
762030

Lance Pierce

CDP - Pres, North America

The Ripple Effect of Sustainable Value Chains
4:45PM - 5:45PM
Monday, October 5
760360

Daniel Pittman

OMA - Business Mgr for Strategy & Innovation

Designing Water: Creative Minds Rethink Resiliency
2:15PM - 3:15PM
Monday, October 5
Coaching: Design + Marketing
9:30AM - 11:45AM
Wednesday, October 7
585056

Karl Popham

Austin Energy - Mgr-Emerging Tech

Startup Showcase: Internet of Things + Software
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Tuesday, October 6
767802

Ron Presswood

CO2AL LLC - Chief Engineer

Startup Showcase: Energy presented by Direct Energy
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Monday, October 5
Missing-speaker

Asher Price

Austin American-Statesman - Environmental Reporter

773391

Lauren-Kristine Pryzant

Mercury Fund - Venture Capital Analyst

Connect: Investors + Startups
9:45AM - 12:00PM
Monday, October 5
Startup Showcase: Internet of Things + Software
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Tuesday, October 6
770279

Eileen Quigley

Natural Resources Defense Council - Sustainability Mgr

Connect: Causes
9:30AM - 11:45AM
Tuesday, October 6
761787

Adrianna Quintero

Natural Resources Defense Council - Sr Atty

Mobilizing U.S. Latinos to #ActOnClimate
2:15PM - 2:45PM
Wednesday, October 7
762264

Varun Rai

The University of Texas at Austin - Asst Professor

VC + Clean Energy Startups: Unexamined Progress
9:30AM - 10:30AM
Tuesday, October 6
568461

Shalini Ramanathan

RES Americas - VP Origination

Connect: CSR
3:30PM - 5:45PM
Monday, October 5
Shale, Renewables and the New Energy Paradigm
9:30AM - 10:30AM
Wednesday, October 7
Missing-speaker

Kumar Ramasundaram

Flowserve - Director, Advanced Technology Digital Product

A.I. for Reliability and Safety in Energy
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Wednesday, October 7
Missing-speaker

Urvashi Rangen

Consumer Reports Food Safety And Sustainability Center - Exec Dir

An Honest Meal: Improving Food System Transparency
4:45PM - 5:45PM
Monday, October 5
750459

Beth Rattner

The Biomimicry Institute - Exec Dir

747108

Jean Redfield

Next Energy - Pres & CEO

IoT Driving Game-Changing Energy and Mobility Technologies
10:00AM - 10:30AM
Tuesday, October 6
765705

James Redford

Redford Center - Filmmaker

Clean Energy – It's 'HAPPENING.'
1:00PM - 2:00PM
Wednesday, October 7
768305

Angele Reinders

University of Twente - Professor of Energy Efficient Design

Connect: Cities + Utilities
2:15PM - 4:30PM
Tuesday, October 6
Startup Showcase: Supply Chain + Product Innovation
4:45PM - 5:45PM
Tuesday, October 6
Coaching: Design + Marketing
9:30AM - 11:45AM
Wednesday, October 7
585913

Willem Rensink

Shell - Game Changer

Startup Showcase: Energy presented by Direct Energy
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Monday, October 5
760733

Dirk Richter

Quanta3 LLC - Founder

Startup Showcase: Energy presented by Direct Energy
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Monday, October 5
767800

Graham Rihn

RoadRunner Recycling - Founder & CEO

767116

Kathy Robb

Hunton & Williams Llp - Partner

Missing-speaker

Kevin Robnett

Limestone Capital Advisors LLC - VP

Shale, Renewables and the New Energy Paradigm
9:30AM - 10:30AM
Wednesday, October 7
767913

Dr Andreas Roelofs

Argonne National Laboratory - Deputy Division Dir/Nanoscience & Technology

Keys to the Futuristic Grid presented by ETS
9:30AM - 10:00AM
Tuesday, October 6
648315

Amanda Rohlich

City of Austin - Environmental Program Mgr

Connect: Cities + Utilities
2:15PM - 4:30PM
Tuesday, October 6
768112

L Dale Ross

City Of Georgetown - Mayor

Clean Energy – It's 'HAPPENING.'
1:00PM - 2:00PM
Wednesday, October 7
Missing-speaker

George Roter

Mozilla - Participation Labs Leader

Encoding Empathy in Technology
10:45AM - 11:45AM
Wednesday, October 7
Missing-speaker

Alicia Rouault

LocalData - CEO & Founder

Is Civic Tech Leapfrogging Design?
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Monday, October 5
761599

Erin Rovalo

Biomimicry 3.8 - Sr Principal

770410

Greg Rucks

Rocky Mountain Institute - Principal, Mobility Team

Autonomous Vehicles: Driving City Solutions?
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Wednesday, October 7
766922

Albina Ruiz Rios

Grupo Ciudad Saludable - Founder & Pres

Close the Loop: From Waste to Wealth
4:00PM - 4:30PM
Tuesday, October 6
760363

Michael Sachse

Opower - SVP of Mktg, Business Dev & Regulatory Affairs

Startup Showcase: Internet of Things + Software
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Tuesday, October 6
Tech is Teaching Old Energy Policy New Tricks
2:35PM - 2:50PM
Wednesday, October 7
773400

Matthew Sade

Kite Hill - CEO

Designing The Cheeseburger Of Tomorrow
4:45PM - 5:45PM
Monday, October 5
767072

Daniel Sauter

The New School - Assoc Professor of Data Visualization

Place by Design: Data + Tech
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Monday, October 5
Data Visualization for Social Engagement
5:15PM - 5:45PM
Tuesday, October 6
770963

Kim Soko Schaefer

Soko Consulting - Principal

Coaching: Startups
2:15PM - 4:30PM
Wednesday, October 7
707727

Ben Schiller

Fast Company - Journalist

Startup Showcase: Social Impact
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Monday, October 5
The Ripple Effect of Sustainable Value Chains
4:45PM - 5:45PM
Monday, October 5
760618

Megan Schuknecht

The Biomimicry Institute - Dir of Design Challenges

708314

David Schwartz

Argodesign - Designer

767580

Samantha Schwarze

Overland Partners - Architect + Urban Designer

768164

Thomas Schäfer

Novozymes - VP of BioAg & Industrial Microbiology

Connect: CSR
3:30PM - 5:45PM
Monday, October 5
Microbes + The Future of Agriculture
4:45PM - 5:45PM
Tuesday, October 6
714535

Chris Scotti

Aggie Angel Network - Managing Dir

Connect: Investors + Startups
9:45AM - 12:00PM
Monday, October 5
761608

A. Tianna Scozzaro

Sierra Club - Global Population & Environment Program Dir

Connect: Causes
9:30AM - 11:45AM
Tuesday, October 6
Sex and Sustainability: Youth Reproductive Rights
9:30AM - 10:30AM
Wednesday, October 7
Missing-speaker

Paul Seidler

Clean Energy Trust - Dir, Technology Commercialization

Connect: Investors + Startups
9:45AM - 12:00PM
Monday, October 5
767359

Rustam Sengupta

Boond Engineering & Development - CEO

761839

Lauren Serota

Studio D Radiodurans - Creative Dir

520392

Brigid Shea

Travis County - Travis County Commissioner

Connect: Cities + Utilities
2:15PM - 4:30PM
Tuesday, October 6
773615

Scott Shigeoka

OpenIDEO - Community Storyteller

Missing-speaker

Harrison Shih

Frankly Inc - Pres

760585

Jonathan Silver

Greenbanc Global - CEO

VC + Clean Energy Startups: Unexamined Progress
9:30AM - 10:30AM
Tuesday, October 6
Missing-speaker

Frances Simpson Allen

United Nations/Executive Office Of The Secretary General - Coord, Sustainable Dev Strategy Hub

762074

Jill Sims

Energy Excelerator - Co-Founder & Mgr of Demonstration Track

Connect: Investors + Startups
9:45AM - 12:00PM
Monday, October 5
Startup Showcase: Internet of Things + Software
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Tuesday, October 6
Missing-speaker

Shagun Singh

Urban Matter Inc - Principal

Place by Design: Data + Tech
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Monday, October 5
761965

Veena Singla

Natural Resources Defense Council - Staff Scientist

Mainstreaming Green Chemistry
2:15PM - 3:15PM
Wednesday, October 7
760274

Anya Sirota

ONE Mile/Akoaki - Principal

Place by Design: Art + Interaction
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Tuesday, October 6
771015

Christina Skowronski

Gensler - Interior Designer

Place by Design: Social Impact
4:45PM - 5:45PM
Monday, October 5
651116

Nick Slavin

EES Ventures - Managing Partner

Connect: Investors + Startups
9:45AM - 12:00PM
Monday, October 5
766225

Joel Slayton

Place by Design: Data + Tech
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Monday, October 5
Art and Urban Prototyping
2:45PM - 3:15PM
Tuesday, October 6
Missing-speaker

Don Smeller

10bitworks.com - Pres of 10 Bit Works

761964

Jon Smieja

Steelcase - Environmental Chemist

Mainstreaming Green Chemistry
2:15PM - 3:15PM
Wednesday, October 7
732262

Adam Smith

Kakaxi Inc - Co-founder, Dir of Partnerships

Startup Showcase: Internet of Things + Software
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Tuesday, October 6
761596

Cas Smith

Terrapin Bright Green - Biological Engineer

761075

Kelsi Smith

Style Smith - Dir

Coaching: Startups
2:15PM - 4:30PM
Wednesday, October 7
597824

Brett Snyder

Cheng+Snyder/UC Davis - Partner

Place by Design: Resilience
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Monday, October 5
Coaching: Design + Marketing
9:30AM - 11:45AM
Wednesday, October 7
Big Data, Big Narrative for Cities
3:30PM - 4:00PM
Wednesday, October 7
770339

Seth Snyder

Argonne National Laboratory - Biofuels Technology Mgr & Section Leader - Energy Systems

Keys to the Futuristic Grid presented by ETS
9:30AM - 10:00AM
Tuesday, October 6
754639

Michael Soileau

Comcast Cable - VP Planning & Strategy

Home Beyond Walls presented by ETS
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Tuesday, October 6
732836

Mike Soucie

Nest Labs - Head of Consumer Prod Partnerships

Delivering Energy Savings Through Partnerships
4:00PM - 4:30PM
Tuesday, October 6
701872

Rick Sowan

BKM Sowan Horan LLP - Managing Partner

Coaching: Startups
2:15PM - 4:30PM
Wednesday, October 7
754583

Joseph Speicher

Autodesk Foundation - Exec Dir

Place by Design: Social Impact
4:45PM - 5:45PM
Monday, October 5
Connect: Causes
9:30AM - 11:45AM
Tuesday, October 6
466985

Niyanta Spelman

Rainforest Partnership - Exec Dir

Connect: Causes
9:30AM - 11:45AM
Tuesday, October 6
769462

Erik Steeb

LACI - VP Programs

Connect: Investors + Startups
9:45AM - 12:00PM
Monday, October 5
484173

Aaron Steele

World Resources Institute - CTO

Space, Surveillance and Supply Chain Transparency
9:30AM - 10:00AM
Tuesday, October 6
760668

Jeff Stein

Orbital Insight - VP of Business Dev

Space, Surveillance and Supply Chain Transparency
9:30AM - 10:00AM
Tuesday, October 6
767227

James Stephen

Blue Marble Biomaterials - CO-CEO/Chief Science Officer

700669

Leah Stern

Echoing Green - Sr Assoc

Connect: Investors + Startups
9:45AM - 12:00PM
Monday, October 5
762048

Sarah Stern

Purpose - Sr Strategist

Climate Action: Now Meme'ified!
2:15PM - 3:15PM
Tuesday, October 6
769877

Kirsty Stevenson

Sustainable Apparel Coalition - Sustainability & Supply Chain Exec

Mending Our Ways: Improving Fashion's Supply Chain
9:45AM - 10:45AM
Monday, October 5
536174

Kurt Stogdill

Austin Energy - Innovation Program Mgr

Distributed Energy and Prosumers presented by ETS
10:45AM - 11:45AM
Tuesday, October 6
Connect: Cities + Utilities
2:15PM - 4:30PM
Tuesday, October 6
Missing-speaker

Deborah Stone

Cook County Department of Environmental Control - Chief Sustainability Officer & Dir

Missing-speaker

Ellen Struck

SunPower - Sr Mgr, Customer Experience

767097

Amanda Sturgeon

International Living Future Institute - Exec Dir

Place by Design: Urban Strategy
10:45AM - 11:45AM
Tuesday, October 6
726852

Sridhar Sudarsan

IBM - CTO & Chief Architect, Watson Ecosystem, IBM Watson Group

A.I. for Reliability and Safety in Energy
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Wednesday, October 7
596103

Lenora Suki

Bloomberg LP - Head of Sustainable Finance Prod Strategy

767117

David Sunding

University of California Berkeley - Professor of Natural Resource Economics, Dept Chair Agricultural & Resource Economics

638817

Rebecca Taylor

Shell International Exploration And Production - Technology Innovation Advisor

Connect: Investors + Startups
9:45AM - 12:00PM
Monday, October 5
767736

Philip Taynton

Mallinda LLC - CTO

Startup Showcase: Supply Chain + Product Innovation
4:45PM - 5:45PM
Tuesday, October 6
762285

Chris Thomas

Fontinalis Partners LLC - Co-Founder & Partner

IoT Driving Game-Changing Energy and Mobility Technologies
10:00AM - 10:30AM
Tuesday, October 6
768002

Dean Thompson

NoWait Inc - CTO

Encoding Empathy in Technology
10:45AM - 11:45AM
Wednesday, October 7
740416

Adam Thomson

Krochet Kids International - VP of Impact

699509

Michael Thornton

Carbon Analytics - CEO

Startup Showcase: Supply Chain + Product Innovation
4:45PM - 5:45PM
Tuesday, October 6
767473

Gemma Tillack

Rainforest Action Network - Agribusiness Campaign Dir

Connect: Causes
9:30AM - 11:45AM
Tuesday, October 6
631484

Caleb Tiller

United Nations Foundation - Exec Dir Comm

Startup Showcase: Social Impact
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Monday, October 5
Connect: Causes
9:30AM - 11:45AM
Tuesday, October 6
769522

Chris Tomlinson

Home Beyond Walls presented by ETS
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Tuesday, October 6
761329

Stephanie Triau

Bioserie - Co-founder & CEO

Startup Showcase: Supply Chain + Product Innovation
4:45PM - 5:45PM
Tuesday, October 6
654721

Jan Triplett PhD

Business Success Center - CEO

Coaching: Startups
2:15PM - 4:30PM
Wednesday, October 7
767594

Sarah Truitt

NREL - Small Business Voucher Program Lead

Connect: Investors + Startups
9:45AM - 12:00PM
Monday, October 5
Making Energy Data Accessible and Interoperable
9:30AM - 10:00AM
Wednesday, October 7
762029

David Tulauskas

General Motors Company - Dir of Sustainability

The Ripple Effect of Sustainable Value Chains
4:45PM - 5:45PM
Monday, October 5
761327

Chris Tuttle

Cotyledon Consulting - Co-Founder

Startup Showcase: Supply Chain + Product Innovation
4:45PM - 5:45PM
Tuesday, October 6
762070

Mayra Urbano

Moneta Partners - Partner

Connect: Investors + Startups
9:45AM - 12:00PM
Monday, October 5
635909

Saskia Van Gendt

Method Products - Captain Planet

Connect: CSR
3:30PM - 5:45PM
Monday, October 5
Chicago's South Side Green Industrial Revolution
11:15AM - 11:45AM
Wednesday, October 7
Missing-speaker

Tom Veed

AFH-Chicago - Chair of the Board of Dirs

Place by Design: Social Impact
4:45PM - 5:45PM
Monday, October 5
Place by Design: Urban Strategy
10:45AM - 11:45AM
Tuesday, October 6
579706

Alejandro Velez

Back to the Roots - Co-CEO/Co-Founder

Undoing Food and Redesigning the Cereal Box
2:45PM - 3:15PM
Monday, October 5
771114

Alex Vietti

Blue Practice - Sustainability PR Advocate

Mainstreaming Green Chemistry
2:15PM - 3:15PM
Wednesday, October 7
Missing-speaker

Graeme Waitzkin

Reaction - COO

Place by Design: Resilience
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Monday, October 5
768155

Anna Walker

Levi Strauss & Co - Sr Dir, Global Policy & Advocacy

Re-thinking the Supply Chain presented by Bloomberg BNA
10:45AM - 11:45AM
Tuesday, October 6
761966

Mike Wallace

BrownFlynn - Managing Dir

762078

Andrew Watkins

SWA - Urban Designer

Place by Design: Urban Strategy
10:45AM - 11:45AM
Tuesday, October 6
761491

Michael Webber

The University of Texas at Austin - Assoc Professor

Solving Food, Energy and Water…at the Same Time!
9:30AM - 10:30AM
Tuesday, October 6
Startup Showcase: Water
10:45AM - 11:45AM
Tuesday, October 6
764394

Jon Weers

NREL - Sr Web Strategist & Application Engineer

Making Energy Data Accessible and Interoperable
9:30AM - 10:00AM
Wednesday, October 7
769004

John Weiss

Human Design - CDO Co-Founder

Coaching: Startups
2:15PM - 4:30PM
Wednesday, October 7
207718

Kyle Wiens

iFixit - CEO

Eternal Electronics + Other Curiosities
9:45AM - 10:45AM
Monday, October 5
760420

Mark Wight

GE Energy Ventures - Dir - Strategy, Mktg & Operations

Connect: Investors + Startups
9:45AM - 12:00PM
Monday, October 5
Startup Showcase: Energy presented by Direct Energy
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Monday, October 5
760453

Donele Wilkins

Green Door Initiative - CEO

#BlackLivesMatter in Advancing Energy Democracy
9:45AM - 10:45AM
Monday, October 5
767021

Ellen Williams

US Dept Of Energy/ARPA-E - Dir

ARPA-E, Changing What’s Possible
2:45PM - 3:15PM
Tuesday, October 6
761820

Dr. Jeff Wilson

Kasita - CEO & Professor Dumpster

Coaching: Design + Marketing
9:30AM - 11:45AM
Wednesday, October 7
539525

Todd Woody

Participant Media - Sr Editor, Environment

Water Management – Policy, Tech and Education
4:45PM - 5:45PM
Tuesday, October 6
476748

Greg Wright

HATCH Pitch - Founder

Connect: Investors + Startups
9:45AM - 12:00PM
Monday, October 5
476216

Robbie Wright

Direct Energy - VP, Digital & Innovation

Connect: Cities + Utilities
2:15PM - 4:30PM
Tuesday, October 6
770166

Benjamin Wurgaft

MIT - Visiting Researcher, MIT, Program in Anthropology

Designing The Cheeseburger Of Tomorrow
4:45PM - 5:45PM
Monday, October 5
761325

Lu Yan

Yan Engines - CEO

Startup Showcase: Energy presented by Direct Energy
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Monday, October 5
760667

Carolyn Yarina

Sisu Global Health - CEO

Startup Showcase: Social Impact
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Monday, October 5
762288

Nella Young

Enterprise Community Partners - Program Dir, Natl Design Initiative

Place by Design: Social Impact
4:45PM - 5:45PM
Monday, October 5
Coaching: Design + Marketing
9:30AM - 11:45AM
Wednesday, October 7
762031

Gabi Zedlmayer

Hewlett-Packard - VP & Chief Progress Officer

The Ripple Effect of Sustainable Value Chains
4:45PM - 5:45PM
Monday, October 5
762000

Kate Zerrener

Environmental Defense Fund - Climate & Energy Project Mgr

Water Management – Policy, Tech and Education
4:45PM - 5:45PM
Tuesday, October 6
767451

Shane Zhao

IDEO - Community Mgr

Place by Design: Social Impact
4:45PM - 5:45PM
Monday, October 5
707554

Ethan Zindler

Bloomberg New Energy Finance - Head of Americas