Thursday, June 15, 2021



1:00 – 1:15 PM

Introduction to The Resilient Infrastructure and Secure Energy (RISE) Consortium

  • Michael Wu
    Co-Founder and Principal
    Converge Strategies
  • Chris Van Metre
    President & CEO
    Advanced Technology International (ATI)

1:15 – 1:45 PM

Climate Resilience – New America Keynote Interview with Melanie Nakagawa

  • Sharon Burke
    Senior Advisor Resource Security
    New America
  • Melanie Nakagawa
    Special Assistant to the President and National Security Council Senior Director for Climate and Energy
    The White House

1:45 – 2:05 PM

Operational Energy – Transforming Flight

  • Michael Wu – Moderator
    Co-Founder and Principal
    Converge Strategies
  • Iris Ferguson
    Senior Advisor
    Department of the U.S. Air Force’s Deputy Chief of Staff for Strategy, Integration, and Requirements
  • Kim Carnahan
    Disruption Technologies at ENGIE Impact

2:05 – 2:25 PM

Installation Energy – Breakthrough Power

  • Margaret Jackson – Moderator
    Deputy Director
    Climate and Advanced Energy Atlantic Council’s Global Energy Center
  • Dr. Paul Stockton
    Paul N Stockton LLC
  • Alexina Jackson
    Global Customer Innovation & Solutions Lead
    The AES Corporation
  • Robert Hughes
    Acting Executive Director
    US Army Office of Energy Initiatives

2:25 – 3:00 PM

LIVE – CleanCapital’s ExpertsOnly Podcast with Dawn Lippert