A free series of live-streamed talks on June 14 and 15, 2022.

Speakers include Steven Chu (former Secretary of Energy), Sally Benson (current Deputy Director for Energy, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy), Arati Prabhakar (former Director of DARPA), and other experts passionately interested in the path to GWG reduction on a compressed timescale – a timescale that is required for the profound societal and ecological transformation required to mitigate adverse climate change.

Tuesday, June 14, 2022

Time Title Speaker
10:00 am Introduction Thomas Rosenbaum, President, Caltech
10:05 am Introduction Harry Atwater, Chair, Division of Engineering and Applied Science, Caltech
10:30 am Energy Gamechangers: Innovations to Transform U.S. Global Economies to Net-Zero Emissions Arun Majumdar, Professor, Stanford University
11:00 am Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Food Production and Potential Solutions Steven Chu, Professor, Stanford University
11:30 am Supporting Early Stage Climate Tech Companies Katie Rae, CEO & Managing Partner of The Engine, built by MIT
1:00 pm In Conversation with Dr. Harry Atwater Jerry Brown, Governor of California, 1975-1983 and 2011-2019
1:45 pm Remarks Jared Blumenfeld, California Secretary for Environmental Protection
2:15 pm Rewiring Australia Saul Griffith, Rewiring America
2:45 pm AI-Accelerated Climate Science for Adaptation Tapio Schneider, Professor, Caltech; JPL Senior Research Scientist
3:15 pm California’s Innovative Climate/Energy Policies Bob Weisenmiller, Former Commissioner, California Energy Commission
3:45 pm Revolutions in Energy, Mobility & Smart Buildings Steve Westly, The Westly Group
4:15 pm Pathways to the Future Energy System: Achieving 2030 Goals Peter Green, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
4:45 pm Closing Discussion Harry Atwater, Lambertus Hesselink, and David Welch

Watch the videos above or on Caltech's YouTube channel.

Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Time Title Speaker
9:00 am An Energy Eco-systems Perspective Towards Achieving 50% CO2 Reduction by 2030 Lambertus Hesselink, Professor, Stanford University
9:15 am Sustainability at GM Kristen Siemen
Vice President Sustainable Workplaces & Chief Sustainability Officer, General Motors
9:45 am Remarks Pedro Pizarro, CEO Edison International
10:15 am It's Time to Start Thinking More About Energy Systems Integration Sally Benson, Deputy Director for Energy, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
10:45 am Achieving Climate Scale in Time Arati Prabhakar, Founder and CEO of Actuate, Former DARPA Director
11:30 am Fusion and the Roadmap to 2030...AND BEYOND Andrew Holland, Fusion Industry Association
12:00 pm The Roadmap to 2030 GWG Emission Reduction David Welch, 4-Good Ventures

Watch the videos above or on Caltech's YouTube channel.