Environmental Industry Summit 2012 Agenda


Environmental Industry Summit, March 14-16, 2012

Although 3 days on the calendar, the 2012 Environmental Industry Summit has an executive-friendly schedule starting on Wednesday afternoon and concluding Friday, with ample opportunity for high-level networking. Sessions are balanced with presentations and discussion panels, allowing for audience Q&A and interaction.

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

3:00pm - 6:00 pm Opening Session:

1. Politics, Policy & Market Factors: A review of most likely scenarios for the 2012 election, Congressional majorities and the resulting environmental, energy and fiscal policy that will have most impact on the environmental industry. Andy Paterson, EBJ Federal Analyst
2. EBJ Market Overview: Industry Stats: Summary of EBJ market analyses by segment in 2011-2012; Survey Results: EBJ’s 2012 Snapshot Survey of 300+ executives; Consensus Forecast: Growth expectations for the economy and client & market segments
3. Executive Response Panel: Executives stress test the forecasts and render opinions on how their companies will strategically address industry challenges.

6:00pm - 7:00pm

Welcome Reception

7:00pm - 10:00pm
EBJ and CCBJ Awards Banquet
Environmental Business Journal and Climate Change Business Journal annual business achievement awards are presented in the Hotel del Coronado’s historic dining room.

Thursday, March 15, 2012

7:00am - 8:00am

Continental Breakfast & Registration: Sponsored by Beazley

8:00am - 9:00am
Award Winners Panel: EBJ & CCBJ Business Achievement winners discuss strategies and tactics that led to their outperforming the market in 2011

9:00am - 10:00am
Keynote Address: Leadership Amidst Uncertainty; James Strock
James Strock is a longtime supporter of the environmental industry, serving as founding secretary of the California Environmental Protection Agency, chief law enforcement officer of the U.S. EPA, and currently as co-chair of the Arizona Solar Energy Task Force.

10:00 Break: Sponsored by Columbia Technologies

10:30am - 12:00 noon
Stability or Growth in Traditional Environmental Services: Water, Air Quality, Remediation and a new paradigm in Industrial Productivity

12:00pm - 1:00pm: Lunch on the Sundeck

1:30pm - 3:30pm:
Energy & Power Markets
Renewable Energy & Transmission
Conventional & Unconventional Resource Development: Oil & Gas, Mining, Shale Gas, Tar Sands, Nuclear

4:00pm - 5:30 pm
Finance, M&A Trends and Owner/Investor Panel

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Reception and Dinner Off-Site sponsored by Sullivan International Group

Friday, March 16, 2012:
8:00 am to 12 noon: Key Themes in Emerging Markets

8:00 - 9:20 am
Environmental Markets & Global Resource Development: South America, Canada, China & Southeast Asia and Australia; Mining, Water & Energy

9:30 - 11:00 am
Disaster Risk Reduction & Climate Change Adaptation

11:00 am – 12 noon
Policy Discussion: Global Governance Trends driving Environment & Energy Markets