Schedule and Presentations

Wednesday December 7th, 2011

8:30 – 9:00 AM: Summit Opening Remarks

  • Barbara Finamore
    President, China-US Energy Efficiency Alliance
  • Binbin Zhu
    Chairman and CEO, BGI Energy Saving Co., Ltd
  • Shaomu Du
    Executive Director, the Low Carbon Research Center of the Macroeconomics Association of the National Development and Reform Commission of China (NDRC); Director General, the China Economic Yearbook of the Development and Research Center of the State Council of China
  • Changdong Xu
    Chairman, the Entrepreneur Alliance of the Western Returned Scholars Association (WRSA)

9:00 – 9:20 AM: The Energy Efficiency Market in China: Overview and Growth Outlook

  • Jianwei Li
    Deputy Director, the Department of Social Development of the Development and Research Center of the State Council of China
     

9:25 – 10:20 AM: Opportunities for US ESCOs to do Business in China

  • David Jiang
    Chief Advisor, BGI Energy Saving Co., Ltd; Researcher of the Low Carbon Research Center of the Macroeconomics Association of the National Development and Reform Commission of China (NDRC)
  • Clay Nesler
    Vice President, Global Energy & Sustainability, Johnson Controls, Inc.
     
  • Michael Taylor
    Vice President of Sales, Honeywell
     
  • Hua Yu
    Deputy Director General, Investment Promotion Agency of the Ministry of Commerce of China
     

Moderator:
Terry Fry
Senior Vice President, Nexant

10:45 – 11:55 AM: Role of Government

- California’s Efficiency Model: Policy, Utilities and ESCOs
- Role of China’s Central Government in Promoting Energy Efficiency

  • Robert Weisenmiller
    Chair, California Energy Commission
     
  • Dian Grueneich
    Partner, Morrison Foerster; Former Commissioner, California Public Utilities Commission
     
  • Junling Lu
    Deputy Director General, Bureau of Economic Operations Adjustment of the National Development and Reform Commission of China (NDRC)
  • Haiying Wu
    Vice Mayor, Tangshan City, China
  • Haifeng Huang
    Co-Chairman, The Ecological Development Union International; Principal Advisor, BGI Energy Saving Co., Ltd

Moderator:
Ralph Cavanagh
Co-Director, Energy Program, Natural Resources Defense Council

12:00 – 12:45 AM: Understanding Commonalities and Differences between the Chinese and US ESCO Industries

  • Don Gilligan
    President, National Association of Energy Service Companies (NAESCO)
     
  • Longhai Shen
    Senior Advisor, Energy Research Institute of the National Development and Reform Commission of China (NDRC); Former Head of the Energy Conservation Service Industry Committee of China Energy Conservation Association (EMCA)

Moderator
Thomas Dreessen
Chairman and CEO, Energy Efficiency Project Investment Company, Ltd.

12:50 – 2:20 PM: Summit Luncheon

  • Introduction
    Peter Liu
    Co-founder and Managing Director of Clean Energy Advantage Partners; Founder and Vice Chairman of New Resource Bank
  • Keynote
    Robert Taylor
    President, Energy Pathways, LLC; Former East Asia Energy Sector Leader, World Bank

2:25 – 3:25 PM: What Makes a Successful Venture Investment in Energy Efficiency?

  • Manhong Mannie Liu
    Co-Chair, the Ecological Development Union International; Professor, School of Finance, Renmin University of China
  • John Rockwell
    Managing Director, Element Partners
  • Andrew Tang
    Managing Director, ABB Technology Ventures

Moderator
Bryant Tong
Managing Director, Nth Power

3:30 – 4:40 PM: Low Carbon Industrial Parks: Policy and Case Study

  • Jianwei Li
    Deputy Director, the Department of Social Development of the Development and Research Center of the State Council of China
     
  • Benjamin Fisher
    Associate, Senior Environmental Planner, AECOM
     
  • David Jiang
    Chief Advisor, BGI Energy Saving Co., Ltd; Researcher of the Low Carbon Research Center of the Macroeconomics Association of the National Development and Reform Commission of China (NDRC)
  • Wanjin Pan
    Deputy Director, Management Committee of Southern Yangtze River (Jiang Nan) Industrial Centralization Area of Anhui Province
     
  • Seiki Maenosono
    Managing Director, Hitachi Consulting Co., Ltd
     

Moderator
Stephane Asselin
Senior Vice President, Managing Director, Environment, Asia, Global Director, Environmental & Ecological Planning, Design + Planning, AECOM

5:00 – 6:00 PM: Energy Efficiency Solutions for the Healthcare Industry

  • Donald King
    Vice President of Facilities Operations, Kaiser Permanente
     
  • John Pappas
    Principal, Mechanical, Mazzetti Nash Lipsey Burch
  • Steven Steinberg
    Principal-Healthcare Practice, Ratcliff Architecture
     

Moderator
Alisdair McGregor
ARUP

Thursday December 8, 2011

8:30 – 8:35 AM: Welcome

  • Barbara Finamore
    President, China-US Energy Efficiency Alliance

8:35 – 9:40 AM: Energy Efficiency Solutions for Buildings

  • Stewart Ballard
    Chief Executive Officer, WorldEx Hong Kong Group Ltd
     
  • Sandy Goldberg
    Senior Counsel, California Governor’s Office of Planning & Research
     
  • Andrew Tang
    Executive Vice President – Strategy, Business Development and Utility Channel, SCIenergy
     
  • Nolan Zail
    Senior Vice President of Development, Carmel Partners
     

Moderator
David Goldstein
Co-Director, Energy Program, Natural Resources Defense Council

9:45 – 10:50 AM: Energy Efficiency Solutions for Heavy Industry

  • Alan Deng
    Engineering Director – Demand Management, Nexant
     
  • Donald Hladun
    Senior Manager, Commercial and Industrial Programs, Lockheed Martin
     
  • Hongquan Lin
    President, CASIC Beijing Sciample Technology Co. Ltd
     

Moderator
Lynn Price
Scientist and Deputy Leader of the China Energy Group, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

11:25 – 11:45 AM: Energy Performance Contracts Financing Mechanisms and Incentives Programs in China

  • Thomas Dreessen
    Chairman and CEO, Energy Efficiency Project Investment Company, Ltd
     

11:50 – 1:00 PM: How to Do Business in China
- Challenges and How to Overcome Them
- Collaboration between US and Chinese ESCOs
- Joint Ventures vs. Wholly Foreign Owned Enterprises

  • Clare Duan
    Chief Capital Markets Officer, BGI Energy Saving Co., Ltd
  • Matthew Lecar
    Principal, Smart Grid Center of Excellence, General Electric
     
  • Liping Yan
    Partner, Dacheng Law Office
     
  • Benjamin Fisher
    Associate, Senior Environmental Planner, AECOM
     

Moderator
Bing Wei
Director of Global Initiatives, Bay Area Council