THURSDAY, JANUARY 23, 2020

8:30 a.m. – 8:40 a.m.
Symposium Welcome
  • Hector De La Torre, Gubernatorial Appointee, California Air Resources Board
8:45 a.m. – 8:55 a.m.
Welcome Keynote
  • Cliff Gladstein, President, Gladstein, Neandross & Associates
9:00 a.m. – 10:10 a.m.
Panel Discussion: Rethinking the Role of the Gas Utility in California’s Renewable Energy Future
  • MODERATOR: Lawrence Lingbloom, Chief Consultant, California State Assembly Committee on Natural Resources
    • Michael Colvin, Director of California Energy Program, Environmental Defense Fund
    • PDFAngelina Galiteva, Cal ISO Board of Governors (PDF, 3.6 MB)
    • Sharon Tomkins, Vice President, Strategy and Engagement, and Chief Environmental Officer, Southern California Gas Company
10:25 a.m. – 10:40 a.m.
Low Carbon Renewable Natural Gas RNG from Wood Wastes
  • PDFDan LeFevers, Director of State and Consumer Programs at Gas Technology Institute (PDF, 3.2 MB)
10:45 a.m. – 11:10 a.m.
Introduction on Power to Gas
  • PDFJack Brouwer, Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of California, Irvine; Director, National Fuel Cell Research Center (PDF, 5.2 MB)
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Panel Discussion – Primer on New Power-to-Gas/Renewable Hydrogen Projects
  • MODERATOR: Katrina Fritz, Executive Director of California Stationary Fuel Cell Collaborative
    • PDFKevin Best, CEO, RealEnergy (PDF, 4 MB)
    • PDFSean Ebnet, Lead Business Developer, Orsted Markets and Innovation (PDF, 2.3 MB)
    • PDFGreg S. Huynh, Operating Agent Manager, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (PDF, 2.5 MB)
1:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Afternoon Keynote
  • Introduction: Janice Lin, CEO of Strategen, Founder and President of the Green Hydrogen Coalition
    • Senator Nancy Skinner, Senate District 9
1:30 p.m. – 2:05 p.m.
ICF Report on Renewable Natural Gas Supply in U.S.
  • Introduction: Emily O’Connell, Director, Energy Markets and Policy at American Gas Institute
2:10 p.m. – 3:10 p.m.
Panel Discussion – Emerging Renewable Gas: Who Knew Propane Could Be Renewable?
  • MODERATOR: Chelsea Jenkins, Executive Director, Government Affairs, ROUSH Clean Tech
    • PDFLarry Osgood, Advisor, Project Development & Optimization of Propane Education & Research Council (PDF, 2.4 MB)
    • PDFJoy Alafia, President and CEO, Western Propane Gas Association(PDF, 2.9 MB)
    • Jeff Stewart, President of the Blue Star Gas
3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
Presentation and Discussion on Renewable Hydrogen Roadmap
4:40 p.m. – 5:40 p.m.
Panel Discussion – Strategies and Success: Harnessing Dairy RNG
  • MODERATOR: PDF Michael Boccadoro, President, West Coast Advisors (PDF, 3.6 MB)
    • Erin Grizard, Senior Director, Policy, Bloom Energy
    • PDFJenny Lester Moffit, Undersecretary at California Department of Food and Agriculture (PDF, 1.8 MB)
5:45 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.
Beyond Power-Reimagining the Energy Ecosystem with Green Hydrogen
  • PDFJanice Lin, CEO of Strategen, Founder and President of the Green Hydrogen Coalition (PDF, 6 MB)