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7th Annual Clean Energy and Sustainability Extravaganza

March 12 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm UTC-5

7th Annual Clean Energy & Sustainability Extravaganza – Friday, March 12, 2021, 11 am – 1 pm

On Friday, March 12th, 2021, from 11 am – 1 pm EST we will hold our 7th Annual Clean Energy and Sustainability Extravaganza.  It is a virtual event.

The Extravaganza will be hosted by The Association of Energy Engineers National Capital Chapter (AEE NCC) and Leaders in Energy!

Our panels will include:

  • Panel 1 – Opportunities for women in the energy transition and the new Administration (AEE NCC – Council on Women in Energy and Environmental Leadership – CWEEL)
  • Panel 2 – “Building Back Circular” Panel (Leaders In Energy) –  It will focus on larger-scale initiatives that are moving us toward a more circular future, specifically, pertaining to the building sector, city and regional planning, and the broader economy.

Our Master of Ceremonies is Christina DiBerardino, Senior Account Executive at Direct Energy, a NRG Company and AEE NCC Chapter Liaison to the Council on Women in Energy and Environmental Leadership (CWEEL).

Our Panel 1 Moderator is Nikki Mehta, Director, Energy and Sustainability, Honeywell, and CWEEL Lead, AEE NCC.

Panelists include:

  • Dr. Kelly Lefler, Senior Advisor to the Assistant Secretary for Nuclear Energy, U.S. Department of Energy
  • Ida Namur, Vice President, Director of Operations for AECOM’s Energy Business Line
  • Leah Nichols, Executive Director of George Mason University’s Institute for a Sustainable Earth (ISE)

Our Panel 2 Moderator is Lara Ilao, Owner and Founder, Plastic Tree and Chair of the Leaders in Energy Circular Economy Working Group.

Panelists are:

  • Meagan Knowlton, Director of Sustainability, Optoro
  • Jim Schulman, Executive Director of the Alliance for Regional Cooperation, a non-profit organization dedicated to sustainable regional economic development.
  • Jessica Wright, Senior Project Manager, ecoPreserve
  • Emily Yates, Smart City Director at City of Philadelphia

Check out previous years’ highlights here.

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Meet Our Speakers:

 Christina DiBerardino

Christina DiBerardino

Christina DiBerardino (Master of Ceremonies),
Senior Account Executive at Direct Energy,
a NRG Company and AEE NCC Chapter Liaison to the Council on Women in Energy and Environmental Leadership (CWEEL).

PANEL 1

 Nikki Mehta

Nikki Mehta

Nikki Mehta (Moderator),
Director, Energy and Sustainability, Honeywell, and CWEEL Lead, AEE NCC.

 Dr. Kelly Lefler

Dr. Kelly Lefler

Dr. Kelly Lefler,
Senior Advisor to the Assistant Secretary for Nuclear Energy, U.S. Department of Energy

 Ida Namur

Ida Namur

Ida Namur,
Vice President, Director of Operations for AECOM’s Energy Business Line

 Leah Nichols

Leah Nichols

Leah Nichols,
Executive Director of George Mason University’s Institute for a Sustainable Earth (ISE)

PANEL 2

 Lara Ilao

Lara Ilao

Lara Ilao (Moderator),
Owner and Founder, Plastic Tree and Chair of the Leaders in Energy Circular Economy Working Group.

 Meagan Knowlton

Meagan Knowlton

Meagan Knowlton,
Director of Sustainability, Optoro

 Jim Schulman

Jim Schulman

Jim Schulman,
Executive Director of the Alliance for Regional Cooperation, a non-profit organization dedicated to sustainable regional economic development.

 Jessica Wright

Jessica Wright

Jessica Wright,
Senior Project Manager, ecoPreserve

 Emily Yates

Emily Yates

Emily Yates,
Smart City Director at City of Philadelphia

Details

Date: March 12
Time: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm