2011 GreenGov Symposium
October 31 – November 2
Washington Hilton in Washington, D.C.
The White House Council on Environmental Quality and the Association of Climate Change Officers will host the 2011 GreenGov Symposium. Now in its second year, GreenGov brings together senior government officials, corporate executives and thought leaders from NGOs and educational institutions to identify opportunities to create jobs, grow clean energy industries, and curb pollution by greening the Federal Government.
Keynote and Plenary speakers include:
- Jack Lew, Director of the Office of Management and Budget;
- Simran Sethi, founding host and writer of Sundance Channel’s environmental programming “The Green” and creator of the Sundance online series “The Good Fight;
- Philippe Cousteau, Jr., Explorer, social entrepreneur and environmental advocate, Philippe Cousteau is the 31-year-old son of Jan and Philippe Cousteau Sr., and the grandson of Captain Jacques-Yves Cousteau.
Divided into nine tracks, the Symposium will cover a diverse range of Federal sustainability initiatives including clean energy, climate risk and resilience, education and engagement, fleet management, green facilities, greening the supply chain, IT and electronics, sustainable planning, and water and materials management.
The Symposium will feature more than 225 speakers from government, the private sector, non-profit organizations and academia. Presenters include:
- Jason Miller – Special Assistant to the President for Manufacturing Policy, Executive Office of the President of the United States;
- Dr. Dorothy Robyn – Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Installations and Environment at the Department of Defense;
- Michael Littlejohn – Vice President for Smarter Cities at IBM;
- Tim Unruh – Manager of the Federal Energy Management Program at the Department of Energy;
- Robert Peck – Commissioner of Public Buildings at the U.S. General Services Administration;
- Kathleen Hogan – Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency, U.S. Department of Energy.