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Thursday, June 18 • 9:00am - 10:00am
The Road to Carbon Neutrality in Cities: Policies, Programs and Partnerships Limited Seating

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Limited Capacity seats available

40 Minute Panel:

Cities around the world are taking bold steps to reduce their carbon emissions to ward off the worst effects of climate change and protect vulnerable populations. Come hear from leading cities and companies on the current policies and programs that have succeeded to date as well as approaches, technologies and tools that will be needed to make an 80% reduction by 2050 a reality.

Followed by a 10 Minute Audience Q&A 

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Melanie Nutter

Principal, Nutter Consulting, Sustainability Track
Melanie Nutter is the Principal of Nutter Consulting that provides sustainability and smart cities strategy development and implementation for cities, foundations and companies.  In July of 2010, Mayor Gavin Newsom appointed Melanie Nutter as the Director of the San Francisco... Read More →

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Gil Friend

Chief Sustainability Officer at City of Palo Alto
Chief Sustainability Officer, City of Palo Alto, CA. Founder and Chairman, Natural Logic Inc. Author, The Truth About Green Business. Inaugural member, Sustainability Hall of Fame. Lifelong social entrepreneur and sustainability geek. Gil is widely considered one of the founders... Read More →
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Mette Søs Lassesen

Group Director, Market Development, Ramboll Group
Mrs. Mette S. Lassesen is responsible for Market Development in North America on behalf of the RamBoll Group. Ramboll recently acquired the US-based global consultancy, ENVIRON, adding more than 1,500 environmental and health science specialists in 21 countries and more than 50 offices... Read More →
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Graham Richard

CEO, Advanced Energy Economy
Graham Richard is CEO of Advanced Energy Economy (AEE), a fast growing national association of businesses working toward a prosperous future based on secure, clean, affordable energy, and CEO of the Advanced Energy Economy Institute, AEE's charitable and educational affiliate. He... Read More →
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Emma Stewart

Head of Sustainability Solutions, Autodesk
Emma Stewart, Ph.D., is Head of Sustainability Solutions at Autodesk, where she leads the design software company’s efforts to make sustainable design easy, insightful, and cost-effective for its millions of engineering and design customers. Emma is a member of the professional... Read More →

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