The Great Lakes: Our Electric Future

Episode 1:
The Huge Opportunity in
Renewables and Storage


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The Huge Opportunity in
Renewables and Storage

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As the world’s transportation, energy and infrastructure systems all embark on a massive electric transformation, the binational Great Lakes region can become the world’s clean energy leader. 

The first edition of the Future of the Great Lakes dialogue series, jointly convened by CityAge and the binational Council of the Great Lakes Region (CGLR) through its Great Lakes Economic Forum, will look at how to dramatically expand renewable energy production, storage and distribution, and why it’s such a major business opportunity for the region. 

Specifically, this event, held in partnership with the Rochester Business Journal and BridgeTower Media Group, will explore the themes listed below.

speakers Include

Mark Foster, CEO, Council of the Great Lakes Region

Mark Fisher

CEO & President,
Council of the Great Lakes Region

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Sarah Salatii, Executive Vice President & Chief Commercial Officer, New York Power Authority

Sarah Salati

 Executive Vice President &
Chief Commercial Officer,
New York Power Authority

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Dr. Jim S Cotton, Department of Mechanical Engineering, McMaster University

Dr. James (Jim) S. Cotton

Department of Mechanical Engineering, McMaster University

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Jim Senall, President, NextCorps / Managing Director, Rochester Angel Network

Jim Senall

President,
NextCorps

Managing Director,
Rochester Angel Network

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Kunal Phalpher, Chief Commercial Officer, Li-Cycle

Kunal Phalpher

Chief Commercial Officer,
Li-Cycle

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Ben Jacobs, Associate Publisher & Editor, Rochester Business Journal

Ben Jacobs

Associate Publisher & Editor, Rochester Business Journal

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Christina Ficicchia, Manager, Smart Grid Programs, AVANGRID

Christina Ficicchia

Manager, Smart Grid Programs,
AVANGRID

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terry taber

Senior Vice-President; Advanced Materials & Chemicals,
Eastman Kodak Company

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stacey weismiller

Senior Manager- New York City,
SecondMuse

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Dr. Ofelia Jianu

Assistant Professor,
University of Windsor

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Kimberly Viney

Senior Director,
Business Development,
Niagara  Parks Commission 

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Martin Plass

Business Development Leader,
DNV GL Energy USA

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Douglas Jester

Principal,
5 Lakes Energy

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AGENDA

11:30 AM Welcome and MC Introduction
11:32 AM Introductory Comments by: Mark Fisher

11:37 AM Presentation by: Kimberly Viney
11:50 AM Panel 1: How to Meet the Energy Supply and Storage Challenge

12:20 PM Presentation by: Dr. James S. Cotton
12:35 PM Panel 2: How Regional Economies Can Seize the New Energy Opportunity
1:05 PM Close

TBA
agenda on january 12
(all times EST)

11:30AM  Welcome
11:35AM  Presentation
11:50AM Dialogue
12:20PM Presentation
12:45PM Panel
1:25PM Conclusion


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