2017 Program

2017 National Clean Energy Roundtable

OCTOBER 9-11, 2017



Monday, October 9, 2017

Afternoon Arrivals & Hotel Check-in
(Hyatt Regency Denver)

Opening Evening Reception

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Opening Plenary

Framing the North American Energy & Climate Conversation

Energy & National Security

Our Future of Transportation

Luncheon Keynote Address

Renewables and Energy Storage

Investment in Clean Energy Infrastructure

Roundtable Gala Dinner

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

National Networks

EVs, Hydrogen, and the Partnerships Needed to Build Visions into Reality

Closing Plenary:
North American Leadership on the Global Energy State

The 2017 NATIONAL CLEAN ENERGY ROUNDTABLE will be held October 9-11 in Denver, Colorado.  Participation at this year’s Roundtable is by invitation only.  In order to maximize an open and frank dialogue, we have a limited number of places available.  If you or a member of your company or organization wish to attend kindly let us know as soon as possible via apply@cleanenergy.com.


Afternoon Arrivals, Hotel Check-in, Registration

Roundtable Opening Reception, 6:00pm – 7:30pm

Registration and Continental Breakfast

1) Leadership in the Global Energy and Transportation Industries

  • Meeting Multiple Societal Goals of National Security and Clean, Safe Affordable Energy
  • Communicating Objectives and Messages with Consumers and Key Stakeholders
  • The Role for Utilities, Natural Gas, and Energy Service Companies
  • New Systems Thinking, Real Projects, and Real Change


2) Designing and Building North American Infrastructure with Clean Energy

  • States and Cities: What Are Your Big Energy Needs and Projects?  Got Funding?
  • Leveraging the Role of Natural Gas Across Renewables and Transportation
  • Transitioning to Smart Grid: Options, Access, and Affordability

Luncheon Keynote

3) The Transformation of Transportation: Decarbonize and Electrify

  • Mass Adoption of Battery Electric and Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles
  • Funding Charging Networks and Hydrogen Fueling Infrastructure
  • How Is Car Sharing Advancing Mobility and Driving Innovation?
  • Anticipating Transformational Mass Transit Systems


4) Power Generation and the Clean Energy Utility of the Future

  • Supply and Demand: What Are Optimal, Price-Competitive Solutions?
  • Building and Scaling Renewables with Advanced Energy Storage
  • Balancing Investment Portfolios and Managing Capital Assets

Roundtable Evening Gala and CEO TED-style Keynote

Continental Breakfast

5) The Role for Capital and the Global Financial Markets

  • Building Public-Private Partnerships
  • Funding Projects, Communicating with Investors
  • Taking the Long View: Lifecycle Analysis, Balancing Profit and Planet


6) Closing CEO Keynote Session *

  • Real Projects, Real Agreements, and Real Impact Across North America
  • Let’s Go Make It Happen!

* Speaking Opportunities Given to Companies with New Projects/ Deal Announcements

Close of Roundtable, Wednesday 2pm