Bridget Hunsucker, Director – Carbon Markets — OPIS, A Dow Jones Company
Reuven Carlyle, Co-Founder of Earth Finance and former Washinton State Senator
A first-hand account of the challenges, solutions and successes that shaped the state’s cap-and-trade program’s whirlwind freshman year.
Mark Sippola, Chief of California Cap-and-Trade Program – California Air Resources Board
California’s bellwether Cap-and-Trade Program reached its 10-year anniversary milestone in 2023 to a round of applause. But with a monumental makeover on the way, join this intense, exciting panel of experts as they weigh in on how CCA supply, demand and pricing could shape up in the years ahead.
Exploring the future of California’s Cap-and-Trade Program
Chelsea Erhardt, Environmental Products Trader – Elbow River
Katelyn Roedner Sutter, California State Director – Environmental Defense Fund
California’s bellwether Cap-and-Trade Program reached its 10-year anniversary milestone in 2023 to a round of applause. But with a monumental makeover on the way, join the leading regulatory body’s Chief as he weighs in on how CCA supply, demand and pricing could shape up in the years ahead.
Luke Martland, Climate Commitment Act Implementation Manager – Washington Department of Ecology
Lindsey Kennelly, Climate Commitment Act Implementation Manager -Washington Department of Ecology
A stock-take of Washington Cap-and-Invest as it heads into its sophomore year.
Jennifer McIsaac, Vice President of Market Analysis – ClearBlue Markets
Breaking down who’s in, who’s out and all the potential regulatory adjustments at stake for RGGI allowances prices.
Jon Binder, Deputy Commissioner, Climate Change, Air Resources, and Energy – New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (I)
Join our experts as they share insight and knowledge relating to the new New York State Cap-and-Invest Program and its impact on your business.
Alex Rau, Partner – Environmental Commodity Partners
Caroline Gentry, Director of Environmental Markets – Nodal
Kevin McGoff, Environmental Broker – Amerex
A fundamental deep-dive into what’s driving supply and demand shifts in the US renewable energy certificate markets.
Chelsea Bryant, Managing Director Environmental Commodities Trading, BMO Radicle
Analyzing the performance of the voluntary carbon markets performance following key climate decisions made in December at the UN’s COP 28 Climate Change Conference.
Maria Fernanda Barrera, Clients Insight Manager, cCarbon
Overwhelming challenges permeate the VCM as stakeholders try to define offsets credit quality, increase financial investments for climate projects, and shield net-zero strategies from reputational risk. Gain insight into the bigger puzzle at hand and how carbon prices may react.
Jordan Godwin, Director of Renewable Fuels — OPIS, A Dow Jones Company
Nathalie Hoffman, Director of Energy Compliance Services — Weaver
Whether you’re a newcomer to the industry or a seasoned veteran, a 101-style refresher course on the ins and outs of compliance under California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) is a great start to the LCFS portion of this workshop.
Matt Botill, Industrial Strategies Division Chief — California Air Resources Board
Hear from California Air Resources Board (CARB) leadership on program updates the staff has been working on, as well as a look ahead at what the agency has in store for the LCFS.
Joshua Bledsoe, Counsel – Latham & Watkins
Graham Noyes, Executive Director – Low Carbon Fuels Coalition
Sam Wade, Director of Public Policy – RNG Coalition
If you’ve never experienced our highly anticipated RFS Roundtable at our other biofuels event, you’re in for a treat – it’s our inaugural discussion between industry representatives with varying perspectives on LCFS policies.
Philip Sheehy, Director of Transportation & Energy – ICF
Jin Wook Ro, Postdoctoral Researcher – UC Davis
“BUT WHAT DOES IT ALL MEAN??” Hear from two researchers about what CARB’s LCFS modifications could mean for the program in the decades to come.
Andy Lipow, President – Lipow Oil Associates
Russell Dyk, Head of Environmental Products – BTR Energy
Be prepared for the most important question management will ask upon your return to the office– “Where are LCFS prices headed?” This analysis is a can’t miss session.
Sean Newsum, Managing Director, Environmental Affairs – Airlines for America
Scott Lewis, President – World Energy SupplyZero
Josh Pedrick, Credit Trader – Neste
One fuel has seen incredible growth in production and blending demand, while the other has seen incredible growth in the number of promises of big things to come. Hear recognized experts discuss where the industry goes from here.
Sam Wade, Director of Public Policy – RNG Coalition
Sean Wine, VP of Renewable Distribution – Clean Energy Fuels
Yaniv Scherson, Chief Operating Officer – Anaergia
The industry has enjoyed a decade of upward momentum, but do new policy proposals pose a threat? Hear stakeholders discuss the latest and greatest in RNG.
John Thornton, President – CleanFuture
Ashley Beaty, VP of Partnerships & Public Policy – BTR Energy
Laura Renger, Executive Director – CalETC
California and other jurisdictions have ramped up policy activity in favor of electrifying the transportation fleet, but just what does it all mean for EVs in the near-term future and what hurdles await?
Cory-Ann Wind, Director of State Regulatory Affairs – Clean Fuels Alliance America
Chris Bliley, Senior VP of Regulatory Affairs – Growth Energy
Jeff Wilkerson, Government Policy & Regulatory Affairs Manager – Pearson Fuels
Ethanol and biodiesel producers have shown an ability to lower their carbon footprint while also finding new markets for continued growth. What impact will current and future LCFS policy have on their road ahead?
A Refiner’s Perspective on the LCFS
Greg Staiti, Compliance Director – Calumet, Montana Renewables
Many refiners have had an interesting journey through LCFS compliance since the program’s inception, with many now becoming major credit generators through new production of low-carbon fuels. Hear from one major refiner about how they got here and what they’re working on to continue decarbonization efforts.
Ian Thomson, President – Advanced Biofuels Canada
Paola Mellow, Executive Director of the Low Carbon Fuel Division – Government of Canada
With Canada recently rolling out its nationwide Clean Fuel Standard, our speakers will discuss how things have gone so far as well as what we can expect in the coming year. We’ll also take a look at the latest in British Columbia’s LCFS program.
Bill Peters, Analyst – Oregon Department of Environmental Quality
Abbey Brown, Technical Lead – Washington Department of Ecology
Washington launched its Clean Fuel Standard at the beginning of 2023, and Oregon has been working on a few Clean Fuels Program enhancements. Hear from regulators from each state about how each program is progressing.