He will be speaking on Wednesday, April 17th from 10:15-11:45. Kevin Knobloch brings 32 years of experience in public policy, government, advocacy, and media to his job as president of the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS). He is knowledgeable about a range of environmental and national security issues including global warming, natural resource and clean energy economics, renewable and efficient vehicle technologies, nuclear weapons, forest management, and corporate responsibility, as well as legislative strategy and procedure.
He will be speaking on Thursday, April 18th from 10:15-11:45.
Bill McKibben, a well known environmental author and activist, is the founder of 350.org, an international climate change campaign. 350.org is named for the safe level of Carbon Dioxide in the atmosphere, 350 parts per million.
The American Solar Energy Society has named a distinguished 14-member advisory committee to guide programming at the 42nd annual National Solar Conference in Baltimore. Advisory board members represent all aspects of renewable energy research, policy, financing, manufacturing and deployment.
Fred Zalcman, Managing Director of Regulatory Affairs, SunEdison
Jigar Shah, Partner of Inergys, CEO of Jigar Shah Consulting
Delette Olberg, U.S. Director of Public Affairs, Trina Solar
Michael H. Nicklas, President, Innovative Design
Dennis McGinn, President, American Council On Renewable Energy
Jennifer Marrapese, Executive Director, Northeast Sustainable Energy Association
Chuck Kutscher, Principal Engineer/Group Manager of the Thermal Systems Group, NREL