April 29, 2020

Schedule & Session Topics

* Subject to Change (as of 3/9/2020)

 

7:15 AM - 8:15 AM

REGISTRATION & CHECK-IN

Exhibits open

Hot Breakfast Buffet

8:15 AM - 9:25 AM

OPENING Remarks

Jay Griffin - Chairman, Hawai‘i Public Utilities Commission

Scott Glenn - Chief Energy Officer, Hawai‘i State Energy Office

Keynote Address

Bettina Mehnert - Chief Executive Officer, AHL

Break (10 min)

9:35 AM - 10:35 AM

SESSION 1A

Beyond Lighting, What Else?

Starting out by upgrading your lighting is a great first step, but there may be more opportunities to reduce energy use and save money as well. Explore some of the other tools and technologies available to learn what might work best for your business.

SESSION 1B

Ain’t No Mountain High Enough: Working Around Tiny Budgets & Other Atypical Challenges

From nonprofits to government agencies, implementing energy-saving initiatives can be extra challenging for some, especially when you’re struggling to make ends meet. Hear firsthand from a panel of business leaders who have overcome budgetary, technical, and equity challenges to implement efficiency projects and the advice they have to ensure energy savings are accessible for everyone.

  • Rhonda Jones - Business and Operations Manager, YWCA O’ahu
  • Rocky Mould - Energy Program Manager, City & County of Honolulu

Exhibits / Networking (30 min)

11:05 AM - 12:05 PM

SESSION 2A

What Are “Distributed Energy Resources” and How Do They Affect My Business?

Hawai‘i’s 100% clean energy goal requires the incorporation of distributed energy resources, but that’s not a term many of us understand. Learn what it means and how your business can invest in these resources to be active grid participants.

  • David Wylie - Vice President of Marketing and Training, ASWB Engineering
  • Will Giese - Executive Director, Hawai'i Solar Energy Association

SESSION 2B

Don't Lose Your Cool: Next Level HVAC Control and Optimization

HVAC technology is changing so fast these days, sometimes it’s hard to keep up with what’s newest and best on the market. Explore the latest HVAC techniques and technologies and learn how you can optimize your systems for efficiency while maximizing occupant comfort.

12:05 PM

Lunch, Networking & Exhibits

Award Ceremony: Hawai‘i Energy will present awards for Innovation, Best In Hotels & Lodging, Energy Efficiency Hero, and Clean Energy Ally of the Year

1:10 PM - 2:10 PM

SESSION 3

Best in Class Energy Management Programs

These Better Building Challenge participants are national leaders in driving energy efficiency in their organization. The panelists will share some of the best practices in gaining buy-in from the C-suite, innovative technologies and solutions implemented, and how they overcame many of the challenges in bringing a project to fruition.

  • Aaron Daly - Former Global Director of Energy Management, Whole Foods
  • Scott Moline - Engineering Manager, North America, Wendy’s
  • Trent Riley - Global Director of Energy and Sustainability, Marriott

Exhibits / Networking (30 min)

2:40 PM - 3:40 PM

SESSION 4A

20/20: a Clear Vision of the Best in Lighting Design Today

There are so many options for lighting these days, but which ones are key to a good lighting design? Learn about high efficiency lighting trends for 2020 and what to consider for daylighting and other advanced controls.

  • Jack Curran - President, LED Transformations
  • Steve Mesh - Principal, Lighting Education & Design

SESSION 4B

Emerging Innovations in Energy Efficiency (FAST PITCH EVENT)

Companies are constantly reimagining products and services to make progress in clean energy and transportation. This session will feature real-time, rapid-fire pitches by reps from companies with the latest innovative products and technologies. Attend and find out if any of them are just what your business needs! (P.S. Want to pitch? Apply here.)

Break (10 min)

3:50 PM - 5:00 PM

RAFFLE PRIZE GIVEAWAYS

STUDENT MAINSTAGE WITH BLUE Planet FOUNDATION CLIMATE CREW

PANEL PRESENTATION: THE FUTURE OF YOUR FACILITY: A RESILIENT, DISTRIBUTED ENERGY RESOURCE

Smart grids, smart buildings, smart prosumers – maximizing opportunities to reach 100% clean energy

  • Scott Seu - Chief Executive Officer, Hawaiian Electric Company
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

PAU HANA EVENT

Hawai‘i Ballroom Foyer

 

* Subject to Change (as of 3/9/2020)

 

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