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12th Annual Sustainability Summit This annual summit at the Getty Center is a momentous event in our city, annually drawing more than 1,500 industry, corporate and civic leaders in attendance and via livestream. This exceptional forum advocates for business-driven solutions and effective public policy to help Los Angeles realize a more sustainable future.
Getty Host Welcome: Deborah Marrow, Director, Getty Foundation
Summit Emcee: Evan Halper, National Reporter, LA Times
LABC Welcome: Nadine Watt, President, Watt Companies, LABC Chair
Introduction: Cisco DeVries, CEO, Renew Financial
State Keynote: The Honorable Kevin de Leon, Senate President pro Tem Emeritus, State of California
How Academic Institutions Can Lead on Sustainability: Erica Wohldmann, Director, CSUN Sustainability Institute
Creating a Three-Dimensional Transportation System with Drones: Derrick Xiong, Co-Founder & CMO, EHang, Inc.
PANEL SESSION ONE: TECHNOLOGY ENABLED SOLUTIONS
Introduction: Ben Côté, President, Sanexen Water Inc.
Framer: David Wright, General Manager, Los Angeles Department of Water & Power
Moderator: Matt Petersen, President & CEO, LA Cleantech Incubator
Elizabeth Fretheim, Senior Director, Supply Chain Sustainability, Walmart
Paul Jennings, Principal, PCS Energy
Dennis Rodriguez, Chief City Executive, Siemens
Dr. Zafer Sahinoglu, Senior Director, Business Innovations Division, Mitsubishi Electric
Kasey Krape, Senior Program Manager, Strategy & Business Development, Tesla