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Silicon Valley Energy Summit 2018

Watch the debate live on YouTube starting at noon PDT. Listen to Stanford radio station KZSU webcast of plenary speakers and selected panels throughout the day, or broadcast 90.1 FM for those nearby.

Keynote: Energy’s role in improving the state of the world

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Cheryl Martin
World Economic Forum

Cheryl Martin, head of the World Economic Forum’s Global Centre for Innovation & Entrepreneurship, will discuss the systems thinking and platform approach that are core tenets of the Forum. From 2011 to 2015, Martin was in charge of commercialization at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Project Agency, Energy (ARPA-E).

SVES Debate: "Cars Against Humanity"
Will self-driving cars hurt the environment?

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Brian Goncher
Deloitte
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Jeff Greenblatt
Emerging Futures
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Michael Ostrovsky
Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Ognen Stojanovski
Uber (former); Stanford
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Jeff Byron
Band of Angels

Plenary panel
Unscripted: A Wide-open Look at Energy and Climate

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Chris Field
Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
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John Weyant
Energy Modeling Forum, Stanford
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Jim Sweeney
PEEC, Stanford

TED-style talks by visionary founders at Cyclotron Road

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Colin Bailie
TandemPV
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Andrew Hsieh
Feasible
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Jess Morrison
Helux
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Sarah Richardson
MicroByre
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Vince Romanin
Treau
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Jared Schwede
Spark Thermionics
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Pedram Mokrian
Stanford
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Matt Price
Cyclotron Road

NAFTA Renegotiations: What’s at stake for Silicon Valley?

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Gemi José González López
Consul General of Mexico in San Francisco
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Rana Sarkar
Consul General of Canada in San Francisco
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Bruce Cain
Stanford

Innovations for microgrids:
California Energy Commission's EPIC program

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Doug Black
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
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Vipul Gore
Gridscape
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Sila Kiliccote
SLAC, Stanford
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Laurie ten Hope
California Energy Commission

Surge in community choice for electricity and its potential risks

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Jan Pepper
Peninsula Clean Energy
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Beth Vaughan
California Community Choice Association
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John White
Center for Energy Efficiency & Renewable Technologies

New tools for managing your climate risk

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Nathan Bengtsson
PG&E
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Dan McElhinney
Caltrans
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Cole Roberts
Arup
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Dinesh Sharma
Jupiter Intelligence
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Marianna Grossman
Minerva Ventures

Electrification of transportation at scale: Myth or reality?

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John Boesel
CalStart
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Monterey Gardiner
BMW
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Courtney Prideaux Smith
California Energy Commission
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Sven Beiker
Stanford and Silicon Valley Mobility

Cybersecurity: Safely using IoT for energy efficient buildings

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Ravi Jadhav
Cisco
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Jeff Klaben
SRI International
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Aaron Lapsley
Cushman Wakefield
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Ralph Renne
NetApp

Energy storage and renewables

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Magnus Asbo
SolarEdge Technologies
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Andras Boross
Stem, Inc.
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Todd Strauss
PG&E
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Haresh Kamath
Electric Power Research Institute