#CleanEnergyU Tweetathon

Join students and clean-energy leaders in a #CleanEnergyU Tweetathon
Oct 20, 2015 9:15 AM ET

Join students and clean-energy leaders in a #CleanEnergyU Tweetathon

#CleanEnergyU is hosting its third Tweetathon to connect students and clean energy leaders for a virtual conversation. Follow the dialogue at #CleanEnergyU on Tuesday, Oct. 20 and Wednesday, Oct. 21 from 12-4 ET.

Bring curiosity, questions, and a desire to learn – and empower yourself toward a clean energy future.

Lineup for Oct. 20, 12- 4 ET                                    

12 ET: Collaborating across communities to deliver a clean energy future: why not just go it alone?

  • Joel Makower, Founder GreenBiz
  • Mark Kenber, CEO Climate Group
  • David Tulauskas, Sustainability Director, General Motors
  • Eban Goodstein, Professor, Bard College; Director, #PowerDialog
  • Andrew Winston, author, Green to Gold, The Big Pivot

1 ET: Entrepreneurial leadership towards the sharing economy: how does managing the embedded energy in our “stuff” lead us toward a clean energy future?

  • Steve Gutmann, Founder new app, Stuffstr; National Sales Mgr, FlexCar
  • Alex Freid, Founder the Post Action Landfill Network
  • Gifford Pinchot III, author on “Intrapreneurship”
  • Radhika Fox, Director, Value of Water coalition

2ET: Innovative leadership models to drive at scale renewable/LEED/EE clean energy investments

  • TJ DiCaprio, Designer of Microsoft’s internal carbon price program
  • Dave Barbier, Sustainability Director University of Wisconsin Stevens Point
  • Rachel Gutter, Director Green Schools, USGBC
  • Amit Ronen, Director GW Solar
  • Susan Kidd, ED Center for Sustainability, Agnes Scott College

3ET: Collaborative cross-sector leadership: tips/tactics from pioneering change-makers spanning policy, business, non profit, city and campus sectors

  • Amit Ronen, former Deputy Chief of Staff Senator Cantwell, Director GW Solar Institute
  • Ruben Aronin, VP Communications, Better World Group; formerly VP Global Green
  • Colin Tetreault, formerly with Mayor of Phoenix; professor Arizona State Univ.
  • Art Frazier, Spelman College
  • Stephanie Benfield, Atlanta Sustainability Office  
  • Bob Perciasepe, President, C2ES (formerly Pew Center for Climate Change)
  • Paul Lussier, Director Yale’s Science Communication with Impact Network

Lineup for Oct. 21, 12 – 4 ET

12 ET: Collaborating to Deliver Clean Energy Transportation Systems: a Portland Case Study

  • Mayor Charlie Hales, City of Portland
  • Michael Armstrong, City of Portland Sustainability Office  
  • John MacArthur, Professor, Portland State University, TREC
  • Ian Stude, Director Transportation and Parking, PSU
  • Jeff Allen, CEO, Drive Oregon   
  • Steve Gutmann, Founder Flexcar @ PSU

1 ET: Innovative Carbon/Finance Collaborations to Drive Clean Energy Investments – from Transportation and beyond!

  • David Tulauskas, Chevrolet
  • Michael Terrell, Google
  • Rob Threlkeld, GM
  • Jeff Allen, CEO Drive Oregon
  • Jeremy Sigmon, USGBC
  • Kevin Maas, bio-digester entrepreneur

2 ET: The Game is On:  A Greener Way to Play

  • Scott Jenkins, Chairman, Green Sports Alliance
  • Allen Hershkowitz, President Green Sports Alliance
  • Dave Barbier, UWSP

3 ET: Student leadership: from ideas to action!

  • Anastasia Schemkes, Sierra Club, and students from #Seizethegrid
  • Courtney Cochran, National Wildlife Federation, and students from EcoLeaders
  • Deb McNamara, NW Earth Institute
  • Hannah Debelius, USGBC Students and Green Apple Day of Service