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Edison International Visitors Center Grand Opening
Bren School Corporate Partners Summit

May 19-20, 2011




Thursday, May 19, 2011
Edison International Visitors Center Grand Opening
The Bren School, UC Santa Barbara
 
 
Colloquium Room, 1414
 
  4:00 PM Welcome Remarks
    Steve Gaines, Dean, The Bren School
     
  4:05 PM Challenges to Sustainability at the Energy-Water Nexus
    Eric Fournier, PhD Student, Bren School
     
  4:15 PM Energy and Climate Change Policy
    Charles Kolstad, Professor, Bren School
     
  4:30 PM 1st Annual State of the Environment Address:
    Opportunities and Challenges
    Secretary Linda Adams, Secretary, CalEPA
     
  5:00 PM Grand Opening and Dedication of
    Edison International Visitors Center
 
 
    ~ Reception to follow in Michael J. Connell Courtyard ~
     
Refreshments
Live Music by "Brengrass"
Edison International Visitors Center Tours
Other Surprises...
 
 
Friday, May 20, 2011
Corporate Partners Summit
The Bren School, UC Santa Barbara
     
     
Deckers Outdoor Corporation Deck
     
  8:00 AM Registration
     
  8:00-9:00 AM Breakfast/Welcome and Overview
   
  • Steve Gaines, Dean, The Bren School
  • Tim Cohen, Vice President, URS Corporation
     
Bren Hall 1424
     
  9:00-10.00 AM Business Implementation: What's Coming Soon?
     
    Moderator: Tom Umenhofer, Principal, Natural Resource Group
   
  • Secretary Linda Adams, Secretary, California EPA
  • Charles Kolstad, Professor, The Bren School - Environmental Economics
  • William Sloan, Partner, Morrison Foerster
     
Michael J. Connell Courtyard
     
  10:00-10:30 AM Networking Break
     
     
Bren Hall 1424
     
  10:30-10:40 AM Bren School Career Development
   
  • David Parker, Director of Career Development, The Bren School
     
  10:40-10:45 AM AECOM/Bren Group Project Trip to China
   
  • Craig Whan, Senior Environmental Project Manager, AECOM
     
  10:45-11:45 AM Business Strategies for Preparing
     
    Moderator: Tim Cohen, Vice President, URS Corporation
   
  • Roland Geyer, Professor, The Bren School - Industrial Ecology,
    Production & Operations Management
  • Ivor John, General Manager, LRQA Sustainability
  • Mark H. Wallenrod, Director of Programs and Operations, Customer Energy Efficiency and Solar, Southern California Edison
  • Craig Whan, Environmental Program Manager, AECOM
     
  11:45 AM-12:15 PM Open Discussion
     
     
  12:15-12:30 PM Summary and Closing Statements
     
    Facilitator: Tim Cohen, Vice President, URS Corporation
     
     
Deckers Outdoor Corporation Deck
     
  12:30 PM Networking Lunch