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2011 Silicon Valley Energy Summit

Silicon Valley Leadership Group

Friday, June 24, 2011 from 7:30 AM to 6:30 PM (PDT)

2011 Silicon Valley Energy Summit

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Silicon Valley Leadership Group Member Registration Ended $220.00 $0.00
Non-Member Registration Ended $260.00 $0.00
Non-Profit/Government Rate Ended $155.00 $0.00
University Student Rate - Limited Ended $50.00 $0.00

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The Silicon Valley Energy Summit is a signature event of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group and the Stanford University Precourt Energy Efficiency Center, attracting a broad range of executives and representatives from influential Silicon Valley companies and organizations. Practical and inspirational, this "action conference" serves as a manual for sustainable business by combining current best practices with a guide to upcoming technologies and government regulations.

New Opportunities in Energy Leadership

Friday, June 24, 2011



7:30 - 8:30

Registration, Continental Breakfast & Networking

8:30 – 8:45

Welcome & Introduction

Carl Guardino, President and CEO, Silicon Valley Leadership Group
James Sweeney, Precourt Energy Efficiency Center

8:45 – 9:30

Keynote Speaker: Federal Energy Policy

Cathy Zoi, Silver Lake Kraftwerk

Moderator/Provocateur:  John Weyant, Precourt Energy Efficiency Center    

9:30 – 10:30

Plenary Session:  California Energy and Climate Policy under the Brown Administration

Mary Nichols, California Air Resources Board, and Robert Weisenmiller, California Energy Commission

Moderator/Provocateur:  Jim Sweeney, Precourt Energy Efficiency Center

10:30 - 10:35

PG&E CES Featured Project - Presentation Highlighting Genentech as an SVLG/PG&E Success Story

Steve Malnight, Pacific Gas & Electric Company

Anne Smart, Silicon Valley Leadership Group                                     

10:35 – 11:00

Networking Break

11:00 – 12:00

Parallel Session

California’s Carbon Policy – Implementing a California-Specific or California and Regional Cap-and-Trade

Michael Gibbs, Cal EPA

Larry Goulder, Stanford University

Richard Morse, Stanford University



Jim Sweeney, Precourt Energy Efficiency Center

Parallel Session

Smart Grid: Costs, Benefits, and Business Opportunities

Clark Gellings, EPRI

Drew Hanser, SRI International

Lee Burrows, VantagePoint Capital Partners


Moderator/Provocateur:  Shannon Fraser, U.S. Department of Commerce 

11:00 - 11:55

Parallel Session

End-User EE Case Study: Genentech

Jerry Meek, Genentech

Katie Excoffier, Genentech

Habib Zehtab,  Genentech

Moderator/Provocateur: Michael Lechner, QuEST

11:55 – 12:00
Silicon Valley Power Awards

John Roukema, Silicon Valley Power

12:00 – 1:30

Lunch. Session Begins at 12:30

Keeping the U.S. Competitive in International Markets

Francisco Sánchez, U.S. Department of Commerce

Bill Watkins, Bridgelux

Provocateur/Provocateur: Nancy Pfund, DBL investors

1:30 – 2:30

Parallel Session

Net Zero Bay Area: Getting there through Public/Private Networks of Innovation

Jim Keene, City of Palo Alto

Rafael Reyes, Bay Area Climate Collaborative

Phil Williams, Webcor

Catherine Sandoval, California Public Utilities Commission 

Marianna Grossman, Sustainable Silicon Valley

Moderator/Provocateur: Yoriko Kishimoto, Former Mayor of Palo Alto 

Parallel Session

Monitor-Based Commissioning and Analytics: The Next Play in EE

Ralph Renne, Director, Site Operations, NetApp

Lynn Guest, Energy Coordinator at IBM 

Mukesh Khattar, Energy Director, Oracle

Bhaskar Saha, Research Scientist, Mission Critical Technologies Inc

Provocateur: Dave Jump, Director of Engineering at Quest

Parallel Session

Smart Meters: Who Benefits?

Carrie Armel, Stanford

Nancy Ryan, California Public Utilities Commission 

Jennifer Lin, Cisco

Provocateur: Jeff Byron, former California Energy Commissioner

2:30 –  3:30

Parallel Session

California's Energy Future - The View to 2050

Jane Long, Lawrence Livermore National Lab

Jeff Greenblatt, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab 

Heather Youngs, UC Berkeley 

Moderator/Provocateur: John Weyant, Precourt Energy Efficiency Center

Parallel Session

Building Labeling Rules:  Their Impacts on Building Management

Nancy Skinner, California State Assembly

Steven M. Ring, Cushman & Wakefield

Michael Hirahara, Brocade

Moderator/Provocateur: Rohit Aggarwala, Past Director of Long Term Planning and Sustainability, New York City

Parallel Session

Electrification of Mobility

Mary Nickerson, Toyota

Ed Kjaer, Southern California Edition

Flavio Bonomi, Cisco Systems

Provocateur: Andreas Schafer, Cambridge University and Stanford

3:30 - 4:00

Networking Break

4:00 - 4:55

Keynote Speaker

Arun Majumdar, Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy (ARPA-E)

Moderator/Provocateur:  Jim Sweeney, Precourt Energy Efficiency Center
4:55 - 5:00

Wrap-Up and Adjourn

Jim Sweeney, Precourt Energy Efficiency Center

Anne Smart, Silicon Valley Leadership Group

5:00 - 6:30

Networking Reception



About The Silicon Valley Leadership Group

The Silicon Valley Leadership Group, founded in 1978 by David Packard of Hewlett-Packard, represents more than 340 of Silicon Valley's most respected employers on issues, programs and campaigns that affect the economic health and quality of life in Silicon Valley, including energy, transportation, education, housing, health care, tax policies, economic vitality and the environment. Leadership Group members collectively provide nearly one of every three private sector jobs in Silicon Valley. For more information, visit svlg.org or call 408-501-7864.

About Precourt Energy Efficiency Center

The Precourt Energy Efficiency Center (PEEC) promotes energy-efficient technologies, systems, and practices, emphasizing economically attractive deployment. PEEC works to understand and overcome market, policy, technology, and human behavior barriers and informs public and private policymaking. Drawing upon the intellectual resources of Stanford University, PEEC utilizes faculty-led research teams that include students and postdoctoral fellows who bring expertise from many disciplines.  For more information, visit http://peec.stanford.edu/index.php or call 650-724-7296.


No cancellations. Substitutions are encouraged! Please contact the Silicon Valley Leadership Group at 408-501-7864 for assistance.



If you are interested in becoming a sponsor of the Energy Summit, please contact Anne Smart at asmart@svlg.org or 408-501-7871.


Have questions about 2011 Silicon Valley Energy Summit? Contact Silicon Valley Leadership Group

When & Where

Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center | Stanford University
326 Galvez St
Stanford, 94305

Friday, June 24, 2011 from 7:30 AM to 6:30 PM (PDT)

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