Disruptive Sustainability Technologies

For Institutional Shareholders, Company Management and Capital Markets Experts

JULY 18, 2018
SILICON VALLEY, CA

AGENDA

The Skytop Strategies team is dedicated to crafting thought provoking
agendas that are diverse, not only in areas of thought and experience,
but in the broad range of attending speakers.

Time Description
8:00-8:30AM Registration and Networking Breakfast
8:30-8:40 Welcome Remarks
Christopher P. Skroupa, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Skytop Strategies
8:40-9:10 Business Model Disruption Five Years Out: How Innovation Drives Company Value
Discussants:

Faith Taylor, Senior VP of Corporate Social Responsibility, Chief Sustainability Officer, Wyndham Worldwide
Joe Verrengia, Global Director, Corporate Social Responsibility, Arrow Electronics, Inc.
9:10-9:45 Back to the Future: A Walk-through of Life at Work Before Email, Cell Phones and the Cloud
Interviewer:

Hank Boerner, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc.
Interviewee:
9:45-10:25 Drivers of Disruptive Technologies: How Investors Might Capitalize on Cures for Environmental, Social or Market Challenges
Moderator:

Graham Richard, Founder and Chair, The Clean Economy Collaborative
Panelists:
Ryan Bjorkquist, Vice President, Environmental Sustainability, MUFG
Cynthia Clark, Senior Water Director, Sustainable Silicon Valley
Richard McMahon, Vice President, Edison Electric Institute
10:25-10:55 Networking Break
10:55-11:35 The Emergence of the Circular Economy: Opportunities for Companies to Capitalize on A Move-Away from “Make, Take and Waste” Consumption
Moderator:

Kevin P. Eckerle, Director of Corporate Research & Engagement, NYU Stern Center for Sustainable Business
Panelists:
Cynthia Clark, Senior Water Director, Sustainable Silicon Valley
Timothy Morey, Vice President, Strategy, Frog Design
11:35-12:05PM Remaining Competitive: An Example of One Company’s Journey Through a Sea of Disruption
Presenter:
12:05-1:05 Networking Luncheon
1:05-1:45 Disrupt or Be Disrupted: What Capital Flows into Renewables Reveals About the Future of Energy
Moderator:

Panelists:
Miguel Antonio Modestino, Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, New York University
1:45-2:25 How to Create Next-Generation Platforms: Present Scenario, Future Scenario, Innovation and Sustainability
Moderator:

Fahmida Ahmed, Director, Sustainability and SEM Business Services, Department of Sustainability & Energy Management (SEM), Stanford University
Panelists:
Akshay Seth, Chief Executive Officer, Ambercycle
Sameer Sharma, Global General Manager, Smart Cities IOT Solutions, Intel
2:25-2:55 Networking Break
2:55-3:35 Applying New Technologies to Product Innovations: How to Fully Integrate Sustainability into Company Strategy
Moderator:

Susan Beverly, Senior Director of Sustainability, Abbott
Panelists:
Jason Lake, Director of Business Development, IntelliFlux Controls
Josh Sawislak, Global Director of Resilience, AECOM
Josh Silverman, Chief Product and Innovation Officer, Calysta
3:35-4:15 Development of New Business Models: How to Question the Status Quo and Seek Out Innovations
Moderator:

Panelists:
4:15-4:45 What’s Good for Society is What’s Good for Business: The Debate Continues
Presentation:

Bennett Freeman, Senior Advisor, Business for Social Responsibility; Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor
Rebecca MacKinnon, Director, Ranking Digital Rights at New America
4:45 Program Adjourns; Networking Reception Begins

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