Decarb Connect, North America
Agenda Day 1, 15 June 2021
Policy & Achievements to Date

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10.45AM EST

Welcome Address

Alex Cameron, Founder, Decarb Connect

11.00AM EST

Kick off panel + Live Q&A: The state of decarbonization in North America

Confirmed Panellists include:

Cate Hight, COO, Mission Possible Partnership
Tom Kuhl, General Manager of Decarbonization, Arcelor Mittal Dofasco
Dr.Robert Zeller,Vice President Technology, Oxy Low Carbon Ventures
Moderator: David Wochner, Partner, K&L Gates LLP

12.00 PM EST

Fireside Chat: US Department of Energy

Cate Hight, COO, Mission Possible Partnership hosts this conversation with Dr. Shuchi Talati, Chief of Staff -Fossil Energy, US Department of Energy

12.30 PM EST

Investing in tomorrow’s decarbonization solutions and business model

Lisa Lambert, Founder & President, National Grid Partners

1.00 PM EST

Panel + Live Q&A: Policy aims & policy tools – what is coming down the pipe?

Tom Dower, Vice President Public Policy, LanzaTech
Devin McCarthy, VP, Federal & Energy Practices, Sussex Strategy Group
Moderator: Edward Rightor, Industrial Program Director, American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE)

2.00 PM EST

Panel + Live Q&A: Developing the market for low carbon products – is there evidence of a sustainable and competitive future?

Confirmed Panellists include:
Jonathon Counsell, Group Head of Sustainability, International Airlines Group (IAG)
Rasmus Valanko, Managing Director of Systems Transformation, We Mean Business
Adam Rauwerdink, VP BusinessDevelopment, Boston Metal

Moderator:
Stephen Hendrickson, Program Manager – Office of Technology Transitions, U.S. Department of Energy

3.00 PM EST

Industrial Spotlight & Live Q&A: From metals to utilities to cement – industrials discuss their commitments, focus points & results to date

Luke Mahony, Global Head of Geology, Vale Base Metals,
Beth (Hardy) Valiaho,VP Strategy & Stakeholder Relations International, CCS Knowledge Centre (Boundary Dam Project,Canada),
Liliana Gonzalez Gaitan, Energy Project Advisor, CEMEX S.A.B. deC.V.

4.15 PM EST

Firesidechat: What can policy makers do to assist the drive to decarbonize hard to abate sectors?

Cédric de Meeûs – Head, Group Public Affairs, Lafarge Holcim,
Dinah McLeod, Chief Executive, Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA)

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