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Agenda

WEDNESDAY, JULY 11, 2007:
3:00-7:00 p.m. Summit Attendee Registration Begins
THURSDAY, JULY 12, 2007:
7:00 a.m. Registration Opens
8:00 a.m. Summit Doors Open
8:30-9:30 a.m. Breakfast with Keynote Address by Governor Charlie Crist
Why Climate Change Matters to Florida and Essential Partnerships
9:40-10:15 a.m. Climate Change Summit Press Conference
10:30-11:00 a.m. Framing the Climate Change Challenge
Moderator: Thomas D. Peterson, Executive Director, Center for Climate Strategies
Panelists:
Bill Chameides, Ph.D., Chief Scientist, Environmental Defense
Mike Sole, Secretary, Florida Dept. of Environmental Protection
11:15 -12:00 p.m. Effective Ways to Reduce Greenhouse Gases
Energy Efficiency and Clean, Renewable Energy
Moderator: Lisa Polak Edgar, Chairman, Florida Public Service Commission
Panelists:
Steve Bolze, President of Power Generation, GE Energy
Dr. R. Neil Elliott, Agriculture and Industry Program Director, American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE)
Dr. James M. Fenton, Florida Solar Energy Center
Dr. Lonnie Ingram, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Microbiology Director of the Florida Center for Renewable Chemicals and Fuels, University of Florida
12:00 -12:45 p.m. Transportation and Land Use Efficiency
Moderator:
Terry Tamminen, Cullman Senior Fellow and Director, Climate Policy Program, New America Foundation
Panelists:
Nick Bollman, P.E., Senior Fellow, Center for Urban and Environmental Solutions, Florida Atlantic University
Douglas I. Foy, President, DIF Enterprises; Policy Advisor, Pew Center on the States
Jorge Kuperman, AIA, President and CEO, JSK Architectural Group
1:00 -2:00 p.m. Luncheon with Keynote Address by Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.
Introduction by Larry Schweiger, CEO, National Wildlife Federation
"The Climate Challenge-Opportunity or Obsolescence?"
2:15 -3:15 p.m. Agriculture and Forestry Conservation
Moderator:
Charles Bronson, Florida Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Panelists:
Eduardo Pereira de Carvalho, CEO, Association of Sugar Producers, Brazil
Robert S. Prolman, Director of International Environmental Affairs, Weyerhauser Company
Ernie Shea, Project Coordinator, 25x'25 America's Energy Future, President, Natural Resources LLC
3:15-5:00 p.m. Success Stories from Emissions Reducing Entities
Moderator:
Dr. Steve Howard, CEO, The Climate Group
Actions by Other Nations:
Jill Duggan, Head of International Emissions Trading, United Kingdom Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Actions by States and Regions
Dale Bryk, Senior Attorney, National Resources Defense Council, Director, Environmental Law Clinic
Kenneth A. Colburn, Center for Climate Strategies
Gina McCarthy, Commissioner, Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection
Actions by Local Governments
Manny Diaz, Mayor, City of Miami; Chair-Elect, U.S. Conference of Mayors
Carl Pope, Executive Director, Sierra Club
Harvey Ruvin, Clerk of Court, Miami-Dade County
7:45-9:30 p.m. Dinner Hosted by Governor Charlie Crist
Keynote Speakers:
John Ashton, Special Representative for Climate Change, United Kingdom Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Matthias Machnig, State Secretary, German Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety
FRIDAY, JULY 13, 2007:
8:00 - 9:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast
9:00 - 9:30 a.m. Keynote Address by Theodore Roosevelt IV
Introduction by Bill McCollum, Attorney General of Florida
9:30 - 10:00 a.m. Keynote Address by Vinod Khosla, Khosla Ventures
Introduction by Bill McCollum, Attorney General of Florida
10:15 -11:45 a.m. Leadership Roundtable
Hosted by Governor Charlie Crist and California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger
Moderator:
Dr. Steve Howard, CEO, The Climate Group
12:00-1:30 p.m . Luncheon with Keynote Address by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger
Introduction by Governor Charlie Crist
2:00-3:00 p.m. Signing Ceremonies and Press Conference