Panel Members

Presenter Name, Position, Organization

Abigail Abrash Walton, PhD

Co-Director, Antioch’s Center for Climate Preparedness and Community Resilience


Adam Gushari

Co-founder,  AquaVitas

ssf adhir kackar Adhir Kackar
Senior Policy Analyst
US EPA, Smart Growth Program

Adrienne Greve

Assistant Professor of City and Regional Planning at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Agha_Iqbal_Ali Agha Iqbal Ali, Ph.D.
Professor of Management Science and Operations Management
University of Massachusettes, Amherst, School of Management

Ana V. Diez Roux, MD, PhD, MPH

Professor of Epidemiology, Dornsife School of Public Health at Drexel University.


Andrea Glass

Interim Assistant Chief over Community Risk Reduction, Tempe Fire Medical Rescue Department


Prof. Andrew Maynard

Director of the ASU Risk Innovation Lab, and an Associate Dean in the College of Global Futures

Andrew Teras

Senior Vice President & Senior Research Analyst, Breckinridge


Angie Schmitt
Author, Right of Way


Alan Hecht Alan Hecht, Ph.D.
Director of Sustainable Development
US EPA, Office of Research and Development
ssf allan kelly (79x100) Alan Kelly, Ph.D.
Dean Emeritus
University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Pathology
Alejandro Moreno
Director for the Water Power Technologies Office in the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

Hon Alex Beehler

Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy and the Environment.

Alex Wilson
BuildingGreen Inc. and Resilient Design
AlexandrosWashburn-150x150 Alexandros Washburn
Industry Professor and Founding Director
Center for Coastal Resilience and Urban Xcellence (CRUX)
Alice Hill
Research Fellow
Hoover Institution
Alice Madden
Executive Director
Getches Wilkinson Center for Natural Resources, Energy & the Environment at Colorado Law School
Dr. Alistair Woodward Alistair Woodward, Ph.D.
Head of the School of Population Health
University of Auckland
allison garland Allison Garland
Program Associate, Comparative Urban Studies Project
Woodrow Wilson Center
Alon Abramson
Program Manager
Philadelphia Energy Authority
Amanda Amory Lovins
Co-Founder, Chief Scientist, and Chairman Emeritus of Rocky Mountain Institute
Amanda Amanda Kolson Hurley
Amy Marasco Newton
Founder and President
Nature Generation
Amy Vanderwarker
California Environmental Justice Alliance
ssf andrew stoeckle Andrew Stoeckle
Vice President, Environment & Resources
Abt Associates
Andy Clarke Andy Clarke
League of American Bicyclists
Andy Revkin
Senior Reporter
Sir_Andy_Haines- Sir Andy Haines, MD
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Anna Zivarts
Program Director
Rooted in Rights, Disability Rights, Washington.
Dr_Ann_Lion Ann Lion, Dr.PH
Project Director
Abt Associates
Anthony Hobley
Carbon Tracker Initiative
Chief Executive Officer
Anthony Nunez
CEO, INF Robotics
ssf anne lewis Anne Lewis
America’s Waterways
Arden Steiner
Director, Manager
Affordable Fuels
ArianneCease Arianne Cease
Senior Sustainability Scientist
Arizona State University
Dr. Arunima Malik, Lecturer
Lecturer at ISA, School of Physics and the Sydney Business School.

Ashura Lewis

Communications Manager

One Voice

Dr. Austin Brown

Executive Director

UC Davis Policy Institute for Energy, the Environment, and the Economy

Ayana Elizabeth Johnson

Marine Biologist, Policy expert, and Conservation Strategist

Ocean Collectiv

Baylen Linnekin Baylen J. Linnekin
Food Lawyer, Adjunct Professor
Antonin Scalia Law School
Dr. Ben Cook
Adjunct Associate Research Scientist
NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies
Beth Polidoro
Assistant Professor,Environmental Chemistry
ASU’s School of Mathematical and Natural Sciences

Ben Goertzel

CEO and founder of SingularityNET

BenPohl Benjamin Pohl
Senior Project Manager
Bernie Kotlier
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW)

Bill Gill

Assistant Vice President of Sustainability for Smithfield Foods, Inc.

Bill Karsell
US Sub-Technical Advisory Group (ST5) to the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) subcommittee on Life Cycle Assessment
Bill headshot Bill Meffert
Energy and Sustainability Services group manager
Georgia Institute of Technology
Blair_Ruble Blair Ruble, Ph.D.
Director, Global Sustainability and Resilience Program
Woodrow Wilson Center
Robert Litterman
Kepos Capital
USEPA Photo Robert Perciasepe
Center for Climate and Energy Solutions

Bob Johansen

Fellow with the Institute for the Future in Silicon Valley

Bob_Wassmann Bob Wassman, PMP
Senior Manager
Braden Kay
Sustainability Manager
City of Tempe, Arizona

Brenda Ekwurzel

Director of Climate Science for the Climate & Energy Program at the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS)

staff_brett-oakleaf Brett Oakleaf
Senior Engineer
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
BruceRittman Bruce Rittmann
Swette Center for Environmental Biotechnology at Arizona State University
Brian Robinson Brian Robinson
Research Scientist and Assistant Professor
McGill University
Bruno Sarda
Recruitment Development and Corporate Relations Associate
Arizona State University’s School of Sustainability
CaitlinWerrell Caitlin Werrell
Center for Climate and Security
Camille Aylmer
Global Sustainability Communications Director
Carey Gillam Carey Gillam

Research Director &Journalist,

US Right To Know and Author: Whitewash – The Story of a Weed Killer, Cancer, and the Corruption of Science

Carlos_Martin Carlos Martin, Ph.D.
Senior Associate for Sustainable Communities
Abt Associates
Carlton Reid Carlton Reid
Executive Editor
CaroleMars Carole Mars
Senior Research Lead
National Institute of Civil Discourse at the University of Arizona
Catha Groot
Cecil Corbin-Mark

Cecilia Martinez, Ph.D

Executive Director

Center for Earth, Energy and Democracy

Cecilio Ortiz García, Ph.D
University of Puerto Rico Mayaguez
ssf-carolyn Carolyn Lukensmeyer
Executive Director
National Institute of Civil Discourse at the University of Arizona
chadbriggs Dr. Chad Briggs
Principal Consulatant

Chad Laurent 

Principal, Cadmus Group 

Chantal Line Carpentier, Ph.D.
Sustainable Development Officer & Major Groups Programme Coordinator
Division for Sustainable Development
DavidSlayton CDR David Slayton
United States Navy (Retired)
Hoover Institution at Stanford University
SSF Charles Godfray (80x100) Charles Godfray, Ph.D.
Director of the Martin Programme on the Future of Food
Oxford University
credman Charles Redman
Distinguished Sustainability Scientist at the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
Arizona State University
Charles Wolfe
Seattle land use/environmental attorney
Affiliate Associate Professor in the College of Built Environments at the University of Washington.
ssf charlie Charlie Deutsch
Supervisory Wildlife Biologist, Rivers Project
US Army Corps of Engineers
Charlie Slavik
Vice President Marketing and Sales
Solar American Solutions
Dr. Cheryl Heller
Founding Chair, MFA program in Design for Social Innovation at SVAPresident of the design lab CommonWise

Cheryl Levine, Ph.D.

Senior Advisor and At-Risk Individuals Program Director at HHS/Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response

cherly martin Dr. Cheryl Martin
Harwich Partners
Chip Comins
Chairman and CEO
American Renewable Energy Institute
ChristopherBoone Chris Boone
School of Sustainability at Arizona State University

Christopher P. Skroupa

Founder and CEO of Skytop Strategies

Chris Brown
Partner and Chief Scientist
Sail Capital Partners
christine parthmore Christine Parthemore
Senior Research and Policy Fellow
Center for Climate and Security
clark miller Clark Miller
Energy, Society and Policy Initiative at Arizona State University
Abt Associates - Constantin Abarbieritei Constantin Abarbiertei
Division Vice President, International Economic Growth
Abt Associates
Cooper Martin
Program Director
Sustainable Cities Institute at the National League of Cities
Corinne Kisner Corinne Kisner
Program Manager, Designing Cities Initiative
National Association of City Transportation Officials
Cory Weiss
Program Manager
The Security and Sustainability Forum
cshaw Curtis Shaw
Recruitment Development and Corporate Relations Associate
Arizona State University’s School of Sustainability
Cynthia Greene
Energy and Climate Unit, U.S. EPA New England

Cynthia Hudson is the Director of Grant Management for the Community Development and Revitalization division of the Texas General Land Office (GLO-CDR).

Cynthia Hudson
Director of Grant Management
Community Development and Revitalization division of the Texas General Land Office (GLO-CDR).
Dr Boyd Carr
Professor in Environmental Health
Emory’s Rollins School of Public Health
c6c5932a-7111-4e50-8354-9b3803ba32df Daniel M. Bodansky
Arizona State University’s College,Law and Sustainability Program
ssf daniel craig Daniel Craig
Tidal Basin Government Consulting
Daniel Gerdes (US Air Force, retired)
Energy Director
Air Force Civil Engineering Center.
Daniel Pauly
Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries (formerly Fisheries Centre), University of British Columbia, Vancouver

Daniel Sarewitz

Co-Director, Consortium for Science, Policy & Outcomes, Arizona State University.

Dr. Daniel Sperling
Civil Engineering and Environmental Science and Policy and founding director of the Institute of Transportation Studies (ITS–Davis) at the University of California, Davis.

Daniel Vennard

Director of the Better Buying Lab, World Resources Institute.


DanONeill Dan O’Neill
General Manager
Arizona State University’s Global Sustainability Solutions Services
Darlene_Pope Darlene Pope
Managing Director
Consolidated Green Services

David Arconchik

Head of Open Source Machine Learning Strategy at Microsoft. Previously

David Adams David V. Adams
Health Security and Climate Resilience Policy at the National Security Council

Dr. David Babson

Program Director, Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA‑E) ,Department of Energy

David Behar
Climate Program Director
San Francisco Public Utilities Commission
29ec53e7-92e6-49d6-a8e6-4573865db6c1 David Biello
Science Curator
TED Talks
David Hague
Senior Director of Marketing
Gehrlicher Solar
ssf david hales David Hales
President and CEO
Second Nature
Livingston David Livingston
Carnegie’s Energy and Climate Program
0c28a65 David Mayer
Business Development Director
Venue Smart LLC
David Maddox
Founder, Editor-in Chief
Nature of Cities
David Orr

Oberlin College

David Weinberger David Weinberger
City Partnerships Director
dwhite David White
Associate Professor
Arizona State University (ASU) School of Community Resources and Development
dawn Dawn Manley
Senior Manager for Chemical Sciences
Sandia National Laboratories
Denise Fairchild Denise Fairchild
Emerald Cities Collaborative

Debbie Reed

Executive Director, ESM Consortium

dennis mcginn Dennis McGinn
Deanne Criswell
The Cadmus Group
Debra Rowe

President U.S. Partnership for Education for Sustainable Development.

Diana Epstein

OMB Evidence Team Lead, White House Office of Management and Budget.

Dr_Diarmid_Campbell-Lendrum Diarmid Campbell-Lendrum, Ph.D.
Team Leader, Climate Change and Health
World Health Organization
ec154c55-c1a2-4030-a1f3-fb267a9e8e16 Dirk Forrister
President & CEO
International Emissions Trading Association (IETA)
Dirk Zeller
Senior Research Scientist and Executive Director
The Sea Around Us

Dorn Cox

Founding Member of the Farm Hack community and Executive Director for GreenStart

ssf djordjija petroski Djordjija Petkoski, Ph.D.
Senior Fellow
Zicklin Center for Business Ethics Research, the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

Eban Goodstein

Director of the Center for Environmental Policy at Bard College

Erica Goldman Science Policy Director NCSE
ssf ed k abt (100x100) Ed Keturakis
Senior Associate
Abt Associates
ssf ed pinero Ed Pinero
Executive Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer
Veolia Water North America
EdReiskin Ed Resikin
Director of Transportation
San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA)
ssf eileen shea Eileen Shea
Chief, Climate Services and Monitoring Division
DSC_0131 Elisa Kahn
Director, Credentialing
Green Building Certification Institute
Elisabeth Graffy Professor of Practice’ School for the Future of Innovation in Society and in the Consortium for Science, Policy and Outcomes

Arizona State University. Co-director, Energy and Society program within ASU-LightWorks

ssf ellis stanley 2 Ellis Stanley
Managing Partner
Ellis Stanley Partners
Dr. Elizabeth Cantwell, CEO, ASURE
Prof of Practice, ASU School for the Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy
SSF Elizabeth Chalecki Elizabeth Chalecki, Ph.D.
Visiting Research Fellow, Environmental Security Program
Stimson Center
Eric Larson
Senior Research Engineer and Senior Scientist
Princeton University AND Climate Central.
Erik Assadourian

Senior Fellow

Worldwatch Institute


CrossBoundary Energy Access Team

ssf genie birch gotosize Eugenie Birch, Ph.D.
Penn Institute for Urban Research
EvanFrasier Evan Fraser
Research Chair
Department of Geography, University of Guelph
EricMiller Dr. Eric Miller
Hydrogen Production and Delivery Program Manager
Department of Energy
Fatima Ahmad
Center for Climate and Energy Solutions
Dr. Felicia Keesing
David & Rosalie Rose Distinguished Professor of the Sciences, Mathematics, and Computing, Bard College.
ssf felicia brauntein Felicia Braunstein
Director of Professional Practice
American Planning Association
FrancescoFemia Francesco Femia
Center for Climate and Security

Frances Moore Lappé

Researcher and Author, Food and Democracy policy

GabeKlein Gabe Klein
SVP (Special Venture Partner)
Fontinalis Partners
Gabriela Burian
Senior Director
Sustainable Development at Monsanto
Georges Benjamin
Executive Director
American Public Health Association
Gary Cohen Health Care Without Harm Gary Cohen
President and co-founder
Health Care Without Harm
Gary Dirks
LightWorks, Arizona State University

George Ndubi

PowerGen Renewable Energy 

ssf georges darido Georges Darido
Transportation Specialist
World Bank
Georges_Dyer Georges Dyer
Vice President of Programs
Second Nature
Giana Amador
 Carbon 180
Grady Gammage Grady Gammage
Senior Sustainability Scholar
Arizona State University
Grant Davis
Sonoma County Water Agency, General Manager
EGray Payne Major General E. Gray Payne
USMC (Retired)
USMC (Retired)
Graham Stevens
Associate Director
Navigant Consulting
Guy Williams
President & CEO
Detroiters Working for Environmental Justice and Project Director of the Detroit Climate Action Plan
HallieEakin Hallie Eakin, Dr.
Associate Professor
Arizona State University
Hal Harvey
Energy Innovation
Harold_Neil Harold W. Neil, Jr.
Founder and Board Chair
Homeland Defense Solutions, Inc.
Harriet Tregoning Harriet Tregoning
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary
US Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of Community Planning and Development Resilience
Harry Clark
Orrick’s International Trade & Compliance Group

Hazel Henderson

Founder of Ethical Markets Media, Certified B Corporation

MarthaR Heather Boyer
Executive Editor
Built Environment at Island Press
cooley Heather Cooley
Water Program Co-Director
Pacific Institute’s Water Program
Hillary Brown
Professor, Architect & Author
City College of New York
Howard Frumkin, MD, DrPH,
Co-Editor of Planetary Health
Emeritus professor of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences , University of Washington School of Public Health

Howard Learner

President and Executive Director, Environmental Law & Policy Center

Hugo Araujo
Co-Founder , 7Vortex

Carolina Fernández-Jansink

Founder of Cascading Sustainability.

Hugh Montgomery
Intensive Care Medicine, UCL


CrossBoundary Energy

Ian Hamilton
Senior Researcher and Sustainable Design Engineer
UCL Energy Institute, University College in London, UK.

Ian Leahy

Director of Urban Forestry, American Forests

Irene Boland Nielson, MPA
Climate Change Coordinator
ssf ira feldman Ira Feldman
President and Senior Counsel
Greentrack Strategies

Mr. J. E. “Jack” Surash

Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary (E&S)

JaccoppoBagio Jaccopo Baggio
Assistant Professor
Utah State University, Environment & Society Program
Jacqui Patterson
NAACP Environmental and Climate Justice Program
Jaime Lerner
Architect and Urban Planner
jake moskol Jake Moskol
Assistant Director, Global Health Institute
University of Wisconsin, Madison
jameshinkley Dr. James Hinkley
Project Leader
CSIRO Energy Technology
James Goudreau
Chief Climate Officer
jason mark Jason Mark
Author/ Farmer
Jason Weller
Land O’Lakes, Vice President of Truterra.
James McMahon


CEO, The Climate Service

jay knott Jay Knott
Executive Vice President of Global Business
Abt Associates
Jeanette Murry
Senior Knowledge & Learning Coordinator
World Bank
jeb-brugmann-portrait Jeb Brugmann
Managing Director
Next Practice
Dr. Jeffrey Marqusee
Senior Research Advisor at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
Jeff Speck
City Planner and Urban Designer
Jeff Eckel
Hannon and Armstrong
Jefffrey Sachs Jeffrey Sachs
UN advisor

Jeffery Warren

Research Director, North Carolina Policy Collaboratory.

ssf jeff soule Jeff Soule, FAICP
Director, Outreach and International Programs
American Planning Association
Jennie C. Stephens
Director, School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs; Dean’s Professor of Sustainability Science and Policy
Northeastern University
JenniferGraham Jennifer Graham
Air Force Encroachment Management and Community Partnership
Marstel-Day LLC
JenniferGerholdt Jennifer Gerholdt
Senior Director of the Environment Program
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Corporate Citizenship Center
Jennifer Hodbod Jennifer Hodbod
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiative
Jennifer Tobin
Deputy Administrator
Natural Hazards Center, University of Colorado
JenniferLayke Jennifer Layke
Director, Institute for Building Efficiency
Johnson Controls
Dr. Jennifer Vanos, Assistant Professor
School of Sustainability at Arizona State University.
Jerry Elmblad
Correctional Energy Specialist
Energy Systems Group

Jerry Lawson

National Manager, ENERGY STAR for Congregations, EPA

Jerry R. Rahm
Housing Quality Assurance Manager
Community Development and Revitalization division of the Texas General Land Office
ssf stedge gotosize - Copy Jerry Stedge, Ph.D.
Principal Associate
Abt Associates
Jerry Taylor
Niskanen Center
ssf jim buizer Jim Buizer
Director, Climate Adaptation and International Development Institute for the Environment
University of Arizona
Jimmy Jia
Author, keynote speaker, entrepreneur and educator
Joe Manous
Institute for Water Resources, US Army Corps of Engineers
ssf joe ruiz Joe Ruiz
Humanitarian Relief Program Manager
The UPS Foundation
Joel Makower
Executive Director
e11d89bf-b452-4bab-932a-d766f2f3679d John M. Balbus, M.D., M.P.H
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

John Carter

Founding Principal

Resilient Cities Catalyst (RCC)

John Cleveland
Executive Director
Boston Green Ribbon Commission

John Paul Wihbey

Senior Fellow, Center for American Geopolitics, Washington DC. and Visiting Professor & Fellow, Emerald Energy Institute for Petroleum and Energy Economics, Policy and Strategic Studies, University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria. 

  John Ravis
Scully Capital
John Regni Lt General John F. Regni
USAF (Retired)
USAF (Retired)
John Riley
Associate Vice President
University Business Services
John Sheperd
Emeritus Professor
Natural and Environmental Science, University of Southampton
Jonathan Jefferson EdD
Uniondale Public Schools, New York
jt lockman Jonathan “J.T.” Lockman, AICP
Vice President of Environmental Planning
Catalysis Adaptation Partners
Jonathan_Patz Jonathan Patz, Ph.D.
Director, Global Health Institute
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Jorge Cáñez
Researcher & Transporation Consultant, UCLA

joe finkel Joseph Fiksel
Island Press author and Executive Director of the Sustainable and Resilient Economy Program
The Ohio State University

Joseph Kelly

Hivemind, Executive Director

Lombardo-Joe-190x190px Joseph Lombardo
Director, Global CityLinks Program
International City/County Management Association

Presenter Name, Position, Organization
joshuabradley Dr. Joshua Busby
Associate Professor of Public Affairs
University of Texas, Austin

Fr. Joshtrom Isaac Kureethadam, SDB

Coordinator of the Sector of “Ecology and Creation” at the Vatican Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development.

Josh Galperin Joshua Ulan Galperin
Director and Clinical Lecturer
Environmental Protection Clinic and Yale Law School
Josh MacFayden Josh MacFadyen
Associate Professor of Environmental Humanities
Arizona State University

Joshua Pitts

CTO, Chatmine Technologies , Data Scientist and Software Engineer

Joslyn Rose Trivett

Environmental Education & Outreach

Sustainability in Prisons Project

Joy Clancy
University of Twene
Joyce Coffee

President of Climate Resilience Consulting

judy baker Judy Baker
Lead Economist in the Urban Practice
World Bank Institute
Julian Bentley
ProfessorGeorge Washington University’s Environmental & Energy Management Institute
Julio Friedman
CEO of Carbon Wrangler and former Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Office of Fossil Energy

Julian Sanchez

Director of Precision Agriculture Strategy & Business Development at Deere & Company.

kj_new K.J. McCorry
Karel Vredenburg
Director of Design at IBM
karen weigert Karen Weigert
Chief Sustainability Officer
City of Chicago
Karla_Perri Karla Perri, Esq
The Spectrum Group
Kate Brandt
Federal Environmental Executive
Council on Environmental Quality
Kate Robb
Policy Analyst
APHA’s Center for Public Health Policy
32a593b0-58b4-4181-b7c3-b550a1d78ee3 Kate Gordon
Vice Chair of Climate and Sustainable Urbanization
Paulson Institute

Karen Freeman-Wilson

Mayor of Gary, Indiana

Kartikeya Singh
Deputy Director
Wadhwani Chair in U.S.-India Policy Studies at CSIS.
Kathryn-Clay Kathryn Clay Ph.D.
Vice President
Policy Strategy at the American Gas Association
Katharine Hayhoe
Professor and Director
Department of Political Science and Director of the Climate Science Center –Texas Tech University

Kathleen Merrigan

Executive Director

Swette Center for Sustainable Food Systems at Arizona State University

ssf KathyJacobs4_1 (100x95) Kathy Jacobs
Assistant Director for Climate Assessments and Adaptation
Office of Science & Technology Policy
Ken Alex
Director of the Governor’s Office of Planning and ResearchCalifornia State Government
Kevin Anderson
Energy and Climate Change in the School of Mechanical, Aeronautical and Civil Engineering at the University of Manchester
Kevin J. Coyle, JD
Vice President, Education and Training
National Wildlife Federation
Kevin_Kampschroer Kevin Kamoschroer
Director, Office of Federal High-Performance Green Buildings
ssf kevin kelley Kevin F. Kelley
Senior Director, Operations, Community Preparedness and Resilience Services
American Red Cross

Martin Powell
Head of Urban Development


Kevin Shafer
Executive Director
Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District
kim rea Kimberly Rea
Director of Interpretive Services, Rivers Project
US Army Corps of Engineers
Klaus Lackner
Director of the Center for Negative Carbon Emissions
Arizona State University
Managing Director , U.S. Public Finance
S&P Global
Kylie Brown
Hivemind, Sales & Marketing VP
ssf larry falkin Larry Falkin
Director, Office of Environmental Quality
City of Cincinnati
larry simpson Larry Simpson
Program Manager
Willdan Energy Solutions
Herzer_Lauren Lauren Herzer
Program Associate, Environmental Change and Security Comparative Urban Studies Project
Woodrow Wilson Center
Lauren Withycombe Keeler
Assistant Professor
School for the Future of Innovation in Society at Arizona State University
Laurie Ristino
Laurie Ristino

Associate Professor
Law at Vermont law School
080f2138-4715-415d-a011-470526ba4708 Leah Gerber
Director of the Center for Biodiversity Outcomes
Arizona State University’s School of Sustainability
Leslie Mintz Tamminen
Seventh Generation Advisors
levi Levi Tillemann
Author and Cal and Jeff Leonard Fellow
New America Foundation
Linda Rudolph
Public Health Institute and California Climate Action Team Public Health Work Group
Lindene_Patton Lindene Patton
Chief Climate Product Officer
Zurich Financial Services
Lisa Hoyos
Acting Director, Facilities Energy and Privatization
Office of the Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (Installations and Energy);
Lisa Jung
Climate Parents
Liz Williams Russell
Coastal Community Resilience Director
 Foundation for Lousiana
Llewellyn King
Founder and Host of “White House Chronicle,”
Louisa Koch
Director, Office of Education
LouiseVickery Louise Vickery
Manager of Renewable Futures
Australian Renewable Energy Agency
Lucymoore Lucy Moore
Lucy Moore Associates, Inc.
lykke leonardsen Lykke Leonardsen
Head of the Department for Strategy in the Centre for Parks and Nature at the Technical and Environmental Administration
City of Copenhagen
ssf lyle Lyle Guyon, Ph.D.
Terrestrial Ecologist
National Great Rivers Center
Dr_Lynne_Carter- Lynne Carter, Ph.D.
Associate Director
Lynn Richards
President and CEO
The Congress for the New Urbanism (CNU)
ssf lynn scarlett Lynn Scarlett
Center for Ecological Wealth

Mac McCullough

Deputy Director, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation-funded National Safety Net Advancement Center

Health Economist, Maricopa County Department of Public Health.

ImageProxy Marc Melaina
Senior Engineer
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
MarcLevy Dr. Marc Levy
Deputy Director
Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN)
ssf marc weiss Marc Weiss, Ph.D.
Global Urban Development
MarciaTrump Marcia Gowen Trump, Ph.D.
Principal Associate
Abt Associates
marcia lochmann Marcia Lochmann
Director, Office of Sustainability
Lewis & Clark College

Mark Reynolds

(CCL) Citizens Climate Lobby

Executive Director

Mark Shafer Mark Shafer, Ph.D.
Director of Climate Services
Oklahoma Climatological Survey
Mark Weick
Director, Sustainability Program Office
Dow Chemical Company
Martha Roskowski Martha Roskowski
Vice President of Local Innovation

Martin Rivera Jr.
Deputy Director
Monitoring & Quality Assurance for the Community Development and Revitalization division of the Texas General Land Office (GLO-CDR).
Marsha Willard, Ph.D.
Executive Director
International Society of Sustainability Professionals
ssf mathew forstater goto Mathew Forstater, Ph.D.
Founding Director, Center for Full Employment and Price Stability
University of Missouri, Kansas City
Matthew Nordan
Managing Director
Prime Coalition
Mary-Rose de Valladares
General Manager
International Energy Agency Hydrogen Implementing Agreement (IEA HIA)


Mathis Wackernagel

President of Global Footprint Network

MaxGomberg Max Gomberg
Climate Change Advisor
California Water Resources Control Board
New Mexico State House of Representatives
Melissa Deas
Institute Associate at the Georgetown Climate Center
Melissa K. Nelson, Ph.D
Assoc. Professor of American Indian StudiesSan Francisco State University

Melina Angel

Co-Founder, BioSystemics

  Michael Albert

Michael Bonanno

Vice President, Research Analyst and the Municipal Sustainability Lead


Michael Brower
President & Chief Executive Officer
American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE)

Michael Dorsey

Former Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security

Michael Dorsey

Entrepreneur and Energy democracy leader

Michael Huerta
Managing Partner
GridCo Storage Capital, LLC
Michael MacCracken
Chief Scientist for Climate Change Programs
Climate Institute
Michael McCormick
California Governor’s Office of Planning and Research

Mr. Michael F. McGhee

Executive Director of the U.S. Army Office of Energy Initiatives

Michael_Penders Michael Penders, JD
Environmental Security Int’l L3C
ssf kugelman-michael (75x100) Michael Kugelman
Senior Program Associate for South and Southeast Asia
Woodrow Wilson Center
ssf laird goto Michele Laird
Principal Associate
Abt Associates
mwyman Michele Wyman
Executive Director
National Council for Science and the Environment
MichaelSchoon Michael Schoon
Assistant Professor
Arizona State University’s School of Sustainability
Michael Simpson, MS, MA
Co-Director & Chair
AUNE Center for Climate Preparedness and Community Resilience, AUNE Department of Environmental Studies
Michael Tamor Dr. Michael Tamor
Henry Ford Technical Fellow, Energy Systems and Sustainability,
Ford Research and Advanced Engineering
mickey heitmeyer Mickey Heitmeyer, Ph.D.
Wildlife Ecologist
Greenbrier Wetland Services
Mike Carr
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Department of Energy
Mike Lydon Mike Lydon
The Street Plans Collaborative

Mike McCord

Hivemind, Arborist

mindy lubber Mindy Lubber, JD
Missy_Stults Missy Stults
Science Research Fellow
University of Michigan
ssf mitch thomashow Mitchell Thomashow
Director, Presidential Fellows Program
Second Nature
MollieOverby Mollie Overby
Programs Associate, Global Health Institute
University of Wisconsin
Monica Brett
International Climate Advisor
nadya Dr. Nadya T. Bliss
Director of GSI
Arizona State University
nancy colleton Nancy Colleton
Institute for Global Environmental Strategies

Nathan Johnson

Assistant Professor

The Polytechnic School,Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University

Nathaniel Keohane
Senior Vice President
Environmental Defense Fund
neil hawkins Neil Hawkins, Sc.D.
Vice President of Sustainability and Environment, Health, and Safety
Dow Chemicals
Nick Flores
Client Advisor
Nico Larco Nico Larco
Associate Professor, author
University of Oregon, Department of Architecture
Nitin Natarajan
Principal, Homeland Security Sector at The Cadmus Group
Noah Deich

Noorie Rajvanshi

Staff Sustainability Scientist, Siemens 

Nuin-Tara Key

Deputy Director for Climate Resilience at California’s Office of Planning and Research and Chair of the Technical Advisory Council for the Integrated Climate Adaptation and Resiliency Program

Dr. Ollie Jay, Associate Professor
Associate Professor in Thermoregulatory Physiology, and Director of the Thermal Ergonomics Laboratory, in the Faculty of Medicine and Health at The University of Sydney, Australia (2014-Present), and Lead Researcher of the Charles Perkins Centre (CPC) Research Node on Climate Adaptation and Health.


Otto Van Geet
Senior Engineer
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Patricia Solis
Executive Director
Knowledge Exchange for Resilience, Arizona State University
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Senior Water Resources Advisor
The Horinko Group
dr-bright Patricia Bright
Senior Science Advisor
Patricia Cochran
ssf patricia Hagen Patty Hagen, Ph.D.
Executive Director
Audubon Center at Woodlands
PBryan Paul Bryan, Ph.D.
Paul English
State Environmental Epidemiologist and Branch Scientific Advisor
Environmental Health Investigations Branch at the California Department of Public Health
PaulLarge Paul Friday
Deputy Assistant Chief of Staff G7,e Director of its Government and External Relations (GER) Division
paul-harrison Paul Harrison
Senior Director, Water Program
Environmental Defense Fund

Paul Hawken

Author, Editor and Executive Director Project Drawdown

paul rowland Paul Rowland
Executive Director
Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education
25a2e37 Paul Sheldon
Senior Advisor
Paul Thacker
Paul Michael Wihbey
Senior Fellow, Center for American Geopolitics, Washington DC. and Visiting Professor & Fellow, Emerald Energy Institute for Petroleum and Energy Economics, Policy and Strategic Studies, University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria
Paul Yaroschak Paul Yaroschak
Chemical and Material Risk Management in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense

Peter Byck
Professor of Practice, Arizona State University

4426b42d-43b3-4782-9304-5b5d4fa2c500 Peter Bypass
Peter Fox-Penner


Professor and Director

Boston University Institute for Sustainable Energy

Peter_Gleick Peter Gleick, Ph.D.
Co-Founder and President
Pacific Institute – Oakland, CA
groffman_2014d Dr. Peter M. Groffman
Senior Scientist
Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies
ssf peter saundry Peter Saundry, Ph.D.
Executive Director
National Council for Science and the Environment
Dr. Peter Walker
Dean of the Falk School of Sustainability & Environment, Chatham University

Dr. Rachel Cleetus

Policy Director

Union of Concerned Scientists

Professor Rachel Mikva

Rabbi Herman E. Schaalman Chair & Associate Professor of Jewish Studies, and Senior Faculty Fellow of the InterReligious Institute

Rachel Licker
Senior Climate Scientist

Union of Concerned Scientists

RebeccaRubin Rebecca R. Rubin
President & CEO
Marstel-Day LLC
rebecca steiner Rebecca Steiner
Environmental Educator
National Great Rivers Research and Education Center

Rebekah Moses

Strategy Lead, Impossible Foods

Reed Schuler
Senior Policy Advisor for Climate and Sustainability Governor Jay Inslee of Washington State

Reggie Cheatham

Director of the Office of Emergency Management (OEM) within the Office of Land & Emergency Management (OLEM), at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

Reinhard Bütikofer

Member of the European Parliament (Greens/EFA), Co-Chair of the European Green Party (EGP)  and on Committee on Foreign Affairs

Reid Detchon
Vice President for Energy and Climate & Executive Director
United Nations Foundation & Energy Future Coalition

J. Rene Villalobos

Associate Professor

School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering at Arizona State University.

Renzo Guinto
Healthy Energy Initiative of Health Care Without Harm
Richard Burroughs
Author and Marine Affairs expert
University of Delaware
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Senior Manager, Climate Change and Sustainability
Ernst & Young
richard dailey Richard Dailey
Senior Director, Environmental Management and Support
Richard J. Jackson, MD, MPH
Professor and Chair of Environmental Health Sciences
School of Public Health at the University of California, Los Angeles
Roseen, Robert-Full-160x213-web Dr. Rob Roseen
Geosyntec Consultants
robyn Robyn Beavers
Senior Vice President, Founder of Station A Group
NRG Energy
f42ff6e4-5224-4458-9fb4-45318c8245c0 Robert Perciasepe
Center for Climate and Energy Solutions
Robert Sullivent
Area General Manager
Johnson Controls
RobinChase Robin Chase
Transportation Entrepreneur
robyn colosimo Robyn Colosimo
Deputy Associate Director
Natural Resources Council on Environmental Quality
Rodolfo Camacho Rodolfo Camacho
Vice President, International Economic Growth Division
Abt Associates

Rolf Halden,

Professor, Arizona State University

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Director of Education and Academic Affairs
American Society of Landscape Architects
Roger Feldman
American Council on Renewable Energy
Roman Macaya Hayes

Ambassador, Costa Rica to the United States of America.

rose johnson Rose Johnson
Haywood Community College
RowanDouglas Rowan Douglas
CEO, Global Analytics
Willis Re
roy koch Roy Koch, Ph.D.
Vice President of Academic Affairs
Portland State University
Ryan Wartena
Chief Strategy Officer
Growing Energy Labs, Inc.
Sabine O’Hara
Dean and Director of Landgrant Programs for the College of Agriculture, Urban Sustainability and Environmental Sciences (CAUSES)
University of the District of Columbia

Saffet Abid Catovic

United States Muslim Environmental Leader

Dr. Sam Myers
Co-Editor of Planetary Health
 Principle Research Scientist, Planetary Health at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
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Catalysis Adaptation Partners
Senior Vice President and North American Head of Capital, Science & Policy
Willis Towers Watson
CEO, 10Power

Sandra Albro

Author of Vacant to Vibrant


Sarah Scafidi
Principal in the Homeland Security Sector at The Cadmus Group (Cadmus)

  Sean Gallagher
Superintendent of Schools
Lake County Oregon School District
Scott Brown
Research Assistant Professor

Scott Nadler

Nadler Strategy’s Principal and founder.

Scott Provinse
Director of Government Programs
Scott Sklar
Stella Group, Ltd.
Seth Miller Gabriel
The Institute for Public-Private Partnership
Shafaq Choudry
Leadership in Community Resilience, National League of Cities
Shamar Bibbins
Senior Program Officer
The Kresge Foundation
Shaun O’Rourke
Director of Stormwater and Resiliency at Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank, and Chief Resilience Officer for the State of Rhode Island.
 Senator Sheldon Whitehouse
Senator (D – RI)
Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works and co-founder of the Senate Climate Action Task Force
shilohFetzke Shiloh Fetzek
Senior Fellow
International Affairs at the Center for Climate and Security
Shirley_Vincent Shirley Vincent
Director, Center for Education Research
National Council for Science & the Environment
Dr. Shubhayu Saha, Health Scientist
Shubhayu Saha is a health scientist with the Climate and Health program at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), USA.

Dr. Solomon Hsiang

Professor of Public Policy at the UCal, Berkeley

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Senior Scientist
Arizona State University
Stanley P. Rhodes Ph.D.
Founder and President
SCS Global Services

Steele Lorenz

Head of Sustainable Business Development, Farmer’s Business Network, Inc.

Stratos Tavoulareas

Energy Advisor 

International Finance Corp, part of the World Bank Group

Stephanie Deitrick

Enterprise GIS and Data Solutions Manager,City of Tempe, Arizona

Suchi Gopal Ph.D

CEO Chatmine Technologies

Professor, Boston University

sue-briggum Sue Briggum
Vice President, Federal Public Affairs
Waste Management, Inc.
Susan F. Tierney Sue Tierney
Managing Principal
Analysis Group
Surili Patel
Senior Program Manager
American Public Health Association
Susan Hovorka
susan wachter Susan Wachter, Ph.D.
Penn Institute for Urban Studies
susan hill Susan Hill, JD
International Housing Coalition
JananiVivekananda Swathi Veeravalli
Interdisciplinary Research Scientist
Geospatial Research Laboratory, Engineer Research and Development Center, US Army Corps of Engineers

Tammy Seale
Sustainability and Climate Change Services Manager


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Van Ness Feldman GordonDerr, LLP.
Tayfur_Altiok Tayfur Altiok, Ph.D.
TaylorDimsdale Taylor Dimsdale
Head of Research
Tia Taylor Williams
Deputy Director
Center for School, Health and Education
Ted Halstead
Founder, CEO and Chairman
Climate Leadership Council

Thayer Tomlinson

Program Manager, Energy & Security Group

Thomas Seaer

Associate Professor
Arizona State University

Timothy Beatley
Chair and Teresa Heinz Professor of Sustainable Communities
Department of Urban and Environmental Planning, School of Architecture at the University of Virginia

Timothy Fields

Senior Vice President of MDB, Inc.

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Founder and CEO
Intellitics, Inc.
Tim Carter, Phd
Second Nature
Tim Fields Tim Fields
Senior Vice President
Tim_Harvie Tim Harvie
President and CEO
Tim Unruh
Director of the Federal Energy Management Program,
US Department of Energy
Todd Foley
Senior Vice President, Policy & Government Relations
American Council on Renewable Energy

Todd Taylor

Professor of Practice, W. P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University.

Tom Jacobs
Director, Environmental Programs Mid-America Regional Council
Tom Mayes
Vice President and Senior Counsel
National Trust for Historic Preservation
Tom Peterson
Center for Climate Strategies
unknown-11 Tim Jackson
University of Surrey

Tom Richard

Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering and Director

Penn State Institutes

tseager Tom Seager
Lincoln Fellow of Ethics and Sustainability, and Professor
Arizona State University
Tommy Wells
Tim Trefzer
Sustainability Manager
Georgia World Congress Center Authority
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Principal, Environmental Science & Policy Division
The Cadmus Group

Walter Robb

Former co-CEO of Whole Foods Market

Wiley Rhodes


One Step In Foundation

Zach Schafer

Executive Director

Infrastructure Week

Valerie Watson Valerie Watson
Urban Designer and Pedestrian Coordinator
Department of Transportation: City of Los Angeles (LADOT)
Veronica O Davis
Co-Founder & Principal Planning Manager Nspiregreen,

Vicki Robin

coauthor the international best-seller, Your Money or Your Life: Transforming Your Relationship With Money and Achieving Financial Independence

Vivian Yi Huang
Campaign and Organizing DirectorAsian Pacific Environmental Network
William Schulte
U.S.-China Partnership for Environmental Law (PEL) at Vermont Law School