Registration opens at 8:00 am.

Note: each session will include audience Q&A with panelists. 

(Session details coming soon)

9:00 – Welcome

Tina Neuhausel – President, Sustainable Contra Costa

9:15 – The One Planet Living Principles – A Framework for Sustainability

Mark Westwind – Sustainable Contra Costa

9:45 – Contra Costa Sustainability Report – 2017

Jody London – Contra Costa’s Sustainability Coordinator

10:30 – Break, Networking, Exhibits

10:45 – The Business of Sustainability in Contra Costa

Lon Hatamiya, The Hatamiya Group
Former CA Secretary of Trade and Commerce

Darien Louie, Executive Director
East Bay Economic Development Alliance

11:45 – Lunch, More Networking and Exhibits

Buffet lunch provided by the Sustainable Hospitality Academy @ Mt. Diablo High School

12:30 – The Economics of Climate Change

       Drawdown – The Most Comprehensive Plan for Reversing Global Warming|
       Chad Frischmann – VP & Research Director, Project Drawdown

1:15 – Sustainable Transportation

The Alternative Fuel Vehicle Revolution
Maureen Blanc – Executive Director, Charge Across Town

       Our Electric Vehicle Infrastructure
       Cal Silcox, Expert Analyst – Electric Vehicles, PG&E

2:00 – Break, Networking, Exhibits

2:15 – Decentralized Financial Systems:
The Impacts and Opportunities of Bitcoin and Blockchain Technology

Caterina Rindi – International Consultant/Speaker, Rindi Consulting

[Guest #2, TBA]

 3:00 – Sustainable Business Showcase

Oscar Dominguez – Director, Contra Costa Small Business Development Center

Susan Psara – Director, Contra Costa Green Business Program

Guest Green/Sustainable Business Owners

4:00 – Innovation Forum

Concord’s Autonomous Vehicle Trials – [Guest, TBA]

The Sustainability Genome Project – Mark Westwind, Founder

4:30 to 5:30-ish – Networking/Reception

Join us for a networking reception featuring a selection of handcrafted beers from Calicraft Brewing Company in Walnut Creek. [unconfirmed]

Taste the best of California in a bottle of Calicraft beer!