The following speakers participated in the June 5, 2020 Virtual Symposium.  This list includes links to their presentations.

Session 1: Regulatory Compliance, Legal Structure & Operations

Keynote:  The Honorable Mike Levin, US Congress.
TOPIC:  Vision for a Federal Clean Energy Commitment

Randal Kaufman, Sales Director, Black & Veatch
TOPIC: Clean Resilient Energy Infrastructure for Zero Emission Transportation and Facility Power

Jan Pepper, Chief Executive Officer, Peninsula Clean Energy
TOPIC: Leveraging Funds to Expand the Reach of CCA Programs

Rosa Hilmarsdottir Cucicea, Vice President – Clean Energy Division Manager, River City Bank
TOPIC:  Start-up and Working Capital Financing for CCAs

Howard Choy, General Manager, County Office of Sustainability (retired), County of Los Angeles
TOPIC:  Program Opportunities for CCAs, Local Governments

Session 2: Procurement

Angelina Galiteva, Board of Governors, CAISO (California Independent System Operator)
TOPIC: The role of the grid in ensuring successful decarbonization

Gerald W. Braun, Chair, IRESN (Integrated Renewable Energy Systems Network)
TOPIC: Pathways to Least-Cost Clean Energy

Christine Vangelatos, Executive Director of Market Analytics, ZGlobal
TOPIC: Managing an effective procurement evaluation process

Carl Stills, Vice President, Imperial Valley Development & Storage Integration, 8minute Solar Energy
TOPIC: Hybrid Solar + Storage – Affordable Clean Energy Is Here To Stay

Michael Griswold, Owner, Ansergy WECC
TOPIC: The Art of the Hedge

Session 3: Distributed Energy Resources

Lorenzo Kristov, Consultant on Electric System Policy, Structure, and Market Design
TOPIC: Local Energy Planning for Decarbonization, Resilience and Equity

John Sarter, Founder, Microgrid Development Group, SF Bay Area
TOPIC: Taming the Duck; Aggregation of stationary and mobile energy storage systems – Virtual Power Plants
YouTube Video:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BjzPaXrJvDc

JP Ross, Senior Director, Local Development, Electrification and Innovation, East Bay Community Energy
TOPIC: Developing Local Resilience

David Burdick, Executive Vice President of Business Development, TerraVerde Energy
TOPIC: Best Practices in DER Program Design & Implementation

Brian Jones, Director of Distributed Energy Resources Incentive Programs, Center for Sustainable Energy
TOPIC: PV, EVs and Energy Storage – How to Leverage Existing Incentive Programs for CCA Customers

Brian Rahman, P.E., Executive Director of Engineering, ZGlobal
TOPIC: Renewable Distributed Generation

Session 4: Programs

Craig Lewis, Founder and Executive Director, Clean Coalition
TOPIC: Unleashing solar on rooftops, parking lots, and parking structures throughout San Diego

Chris Sentieri, Senior Manager, EcoShift Consulting
TOPIC: Transformative Local Programming: Emerging Perspectives and Opportunities for CCAs

Jessie Denver, Manager, Distributed Energy Resources Program, East Bay Community Energy
TOPIC: Electrifying Local Government Fleets: The Role of CCAs

Stephen Gunther, Distributed Energy Resources Policy Manager, Center for Sustainable Energy
TOPIC: Optimizing Local Efforts: Opportunities to Align CCA Programs with Local Government Initiatives

Woody Hastings, Energy Program Manager, The Climate Center
TOPIC: How CCA Programs are Responding to Community Needs