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Agenda: Tuesday, Oct. 21

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Opening Plenary Session 8 – 9 a.m. Kon Tiki Ballroom

Moderator: Gail Welch, Sustainability Manager, Qualcomm

Featured Guest Speakers: Senator Christine Kehoe, Chair, Energy, Utilities & Communications - Alternative Energy; Gerald Secundy, President, California Council for Environmental and Economic Balance

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Presentation of Environmental Awards 12 p.m. Kon Tiki Ballroom

Thank you Joe Hess, Genetech, Chair of Awards Judging Panel

Honored Guests: Mayor Jerry Sanders, City of San Diego; Supervisor Greg Cox, Chairman. San Diego County Board of Supervisors

Keynote Speaker: Michael Prosio, Chief Deputy Legislative Secretary, Office of Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger

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TRACK 1 Tuesday, Oct. 21 Toucan Room

CLIMATE CHANGE: Moderator: Steve Engleman, CH2MHill

California’s Climate Change Program Overview” 9 - 9:30 a.m. Bob Fletcher, Chief, Stationary Source Division, Air Resources Board

AB 32 Implementation -- Impacts on Business” 9:30 - 9:55 a.m. Shelly Sullivan, AB32 Implementation Group

Recent Trends and Developments Related to Climate Change Regulation in California” 9:55 - 10:25 a.m. Todd Maiden, Reed Smith

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MANAGING YOUR CARBON FOOTPRINT:

Greenhouse Gas Inventory Case Study -- Lessons Learned” 10:45 - 11:10 a.m. Victoria Evans, URS Corporation National Practice Leader for Greenhouse Gas Services

Beyond Inventories -- Building Your Carbon Management Master Plan” 11:10 - 11:35 a.m. Matthew Wilson, CH2MHill, Senior Climate Change Specialist

Carbon Trading: Opportunities for Cap-and-Trade and Offsets in State, National and International Markets” 11:35 - 12 noon Steve Messner, Western Region Manager Climate Change Services, SAIC

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AIR QUALITY PROGRAMS: Moderator: Ron Halik, CP Kelco

Federal Climate Change Activities” 2 - 2:30 p.m. Amy Zimpfer, Air Division, U.S. EPA

News from California Air Pollution Control Officers Association” 2:30 - 3 p.m. Bob Kard, San Diego Air Pollution Control District Barbara Lee, President, CAPCOA Barry R. Wallerstein, South Coast Air Quality Management District

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CALIFORNIA’S DIESEL RISK REDUCTION PROGRAM WORKSHOP: 3:30 - 5 p.m. Bob Fletcher, Chief, Stationary Source Division - Air Resources Board Cory Parmer, Air Resources Engineer - Air Resources Board

On-Road Diesel Vehicles; Off-Road Diesel Vehicles; Cleaner Diesel Fuel Requirements; Ships/Harborcraft/Cargo Handling/Locomotives; Stationary/Portable Engines; Refrigeration Units; Truck/Bus Rule; Transit Fleet/Solid Waste Collection Vehicle Rules; Heavy-Duty Vehicle Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction Measures; Forklifts and Power Equipment

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TRACK 2 Macaw Room

GREEN CHEMISTRY:

Governor’s Green Chemistry Initiative – Where We’ve Been and Where We’re Going” 9 - 9:20 a.m. Maureen Gorsen, Director Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC)

Legislative Initiatives and Expectations” 9:20 - 10:30 a.m. Moderator: John Ulrich, Executive Director, Chemical Industry Council of CA Senator Joe Simitian, Chair, Sen. Environ. Quality Cmte, Author SB 509, Co-Author AB 1879 Assemblyman Mike Feuer, Member Asm ES&TM Cmte, Author AB 1879, Co-Author SB 509 Assemblyman Cameron Smyth, Vice-Chair Asm ES&TM Committee, Co-Chair, Republican E3 Caucus

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BREAK 10:30 - 10:45 a.m.

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Green Chemistry – Regulatory Issues Panel – Challenges and Opportunities” 10:45 – 12 noon Moderator: Tom Jacob, Western Regional Mgr. Gov’t Affairs, DuPont Inc. Richard Denison, Ph.D., Environmental Defense Fund Jim Willis, Director, Chemical Control Division, U.S. EPA Office Pollution Prevention and Toxics Sarah Brozena, Senior Director, Health, Product and Science Policy Team, American Chemistry Council Jeff Sickenger, KP Advocates

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LUNCH 12 noon - 1:30 p.m.

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Green Chemistry is the Ultimate Pollution Prevention – But in the Meantime – What?” 2 - 3:15 p.m. Moderator: John Ulrich, Executive Director, Chemical Industry Council of CA Tim Ogburn, Marketing Manager, DTSC Office of Pollution Prevention Karl Palmer, Chief, Pollution Prevention Branch, DTSC Martha Murray, Director EH&S AMPAC Fine Chemicals

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Nanotechnology – Opportunities and Challenges” 3:30 - 5 p.m. Moderator: Tom Jacob, Western Regional Mgr. Gov’t Affairs, DuPont Inc. Assemblyman Mike Feuer Jeff Wong, Ph.D., DTSC Chief Scientist John McCabe, Principal Technical Specialist, ENSR-AECOM Richard Denison, Senior Scientist, Environmental Defense Fund Jim Willis, Director, Chemical Control Division, US EPA Office Pollution Prevention and Toxics

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TRACK 3 Cockatoo Room

SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS STRATEGIES: Moderator: Meridith Marquis, Kyocera

Why Sustainability? – Making the Business Case: Executive, Environmental, Health & Safety and Financial Perspectives” 9 - 10 a.m. Moderator: Jerome Jaminet, TRC Solutions Reed Vickerman, Vice President, Amylin Pharmaceuticals Lynn Hall, Senior Manager EH&S, Qualcomm Shane Johnston, Blue Summit Financial Judith Seid, Blue Summit Financial

Trends in Sustainability Reporting: Tools and Guidance” 10:15 - 10:40 a.m. Jennifer Kraus, GECCo Inc. Pat Hoy, Associate Director, Biogen Idec

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The Emergence of Sustainability Management Systems in Industry Practice – Case Study Results” 11:30 - 12 noon John Grosskopf, Vice President, Strategic Initiatives and Sustainability, TRC Solutions Robert Espinoza, U.S. Navy

Redefining EH&S Programs with Sustainable Risk Management Practices” Colin Young, Partner, ERM-West

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EMERGING BUSINESS STRATEGIES: Moderator: Vilmarie Rodriguez, Ligand 2 - 2:30 p.m. “Environmental Risk/Liability (ER/L) Management – Learn how to assess ER/L on projects; how ER/L can help you evaluate business and financial needs; how short- and long-term environmental risks can present unforeseen acute and chronic financial liabilities to your company; how the ER/L process has been successfully applied; and how to better use your consultants in the ER/L process”

Joseph B. Hunt, R.G., Senior Geologist, Environmental Risk/Liability, Shaw Environmental Group

Navigating in the Green Advertising Markets – How to Avoid the Pitfalls of Greenwashing” 2:30 - 3 p.m. Peter Hsiao, Partner, Morrison & Foerster

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WASTE REDUCTION AND RECYCLING: Moderator: Chuck Pryatel, SCS Engineers

Thinking Green in the Workplace – Identifying and Executing Effective Sustainable Strategies” 3:20 - 4 p.m. Charissa McAfee, Keith Ropchock and Mike Schwartz, Waste Management Green Squad

Plastics Recycling Opportunities and Awareness” 4 - 4:20 p.m. Jennifer Killinger, American Chemistry Council

Achieving the Next 50% – Waste Diversion, Producer Responsibility, Product Stewardship and Product Selection” 4:20 - 5 p.m. Rosalie Mulé, California Integrated Waste Management Board Member Doug Smith, Director, Corporate Environmental Affairs, Sony Electronics Andre Villasenor, U.S. EPA

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