Energy Summit

13th Annual Kern County Energy Summit

November 13,2019
7:30AM – 12:00PM
Bakersfield Marriott

Agenda

Time 2019 Energy Summit Agenda
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
7:00am – 7:30am Registration/Expo
7:30am – 7:35am Opening Remarks & Flag Salute

  • Richard Chapman, Kern EDC
7:35am – 8:15am Kern County 2040: Falling or Leaping

  • Lorelei Oviatt, Director, Kern County Planning and Natural Resources
8:20am – 8:35am Premier Sponsor – Wind & Solar Industry Update

  • Randy Hoyle, Chief Development Officer, Terra-Gen
8:40am – 9:10am Renewable Energy, Panel Discussion: Showcasing Innovative Technologies

  • Randy Hoyle, Chief Development Officer, Terra-Gen (Moderator)
  • Marco Terruzzin, Chief Product Officer, Energy Vault
  • Noah Verluen, VP of Development and Regulatory Affairs, Global Clean Energy
  • Geoffrey Danker, Policy & Environmental Strategy Manager, SoCalGas
9:15am – 9:45am The Future of Oil & Gas Industry in Kern County & California

  • Willie Rivera, Vice President of Regulatory Affairs, CIPA (Moderator)
  • Trem Smith, CEO, Berry Petroleum Company
  • Shawn Kerns, Executive VP of Operations & Engineering, CRC
9:50am – 10:05 am Energy Industry Interactive Presentation

  • Suzanne Noble, Director, Production Operations, WSPA
10:10am – 10:40am Leadership in a Carbo and Water Managed Future

  • Steven Bohlen, Program Manager, Energy and Homeland Security, Lawrence Livermore National Lab
  • Sarge Green, Project Director, California Water Institute
10:40am – 11:00am Break
11:00am – 11:10am Keynote Sponsor Welcome

  • Carl Stills, Vice President, Storage Integration, 8minute Solar Energy
11:10am – 11:55am Keynote Address: Energy Policy in the Age of Polarization

  • Ron Brownstein, Senior Editor, The Atlantic and Senior Political Analyst, CNN
11:55am – 12:00pm Closing Remarks

  • Richard Chapman, Kern EDC

Sponsors

PREMIER

KEYNOTE

PLATINUM

VIP RECEPTION

GOLD

SILVER

BRONZE

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA EDISON

CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, BAKERSFIELD

TAFT COLLEGE FOUNDATION

ORDIZ-MELBY Architects, Inc.

EDF Renewables

Bakersfield Marriott

Peacekeeper

LANYARD

CUPERTINO ELECTRIC INC.

Kern Economic Development Corporation (Kern EDC) is a public-private partnership that brings together private businesses, education, elected officials, and non-profit organizations for the purpose of a single goal: creating a strong and diverse economy for Kern County. Kern EDC promotes the region to businesses looking for areas to expand, and works with existing local businesses to ensure they have what they need to thrive and grow here in Kern County.

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Bakersfield, CA 93301

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