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CalPlug Earth Day Workshop

April 22, 2021 at 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Even though many sustainability efforts have been made in the past 50 years such as reducing plastics, increasing recycling efforts, passing environmental regulations, protecting endangered species, etc., there is still much to do for our planet.

CALIT2’s CalPlug continues to work with all stakeholders to find solutions to mitigate climate change. Please join us on April 22, 2021 for a virtual lively discussion about innovative energy solutions to contribute to the restoration of the environmental balance.

Please join us on April 22, 2021. Register now to save your spot.

Presentations 9 a.m. – Noon

9:00 a.m. G.P. Li, CalPlug

9:10 a.m. Doug Johnson, Consumer Technology Association and Kim Trenbath, National Research Energy Laboratory – Co-chairs CalPlug advisory board
Introducing CalPlug 2.0

9:25 a.m. David Jacot, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power
LA’s La Kretz Innovation Campus and CleanTech Incubator

9:45 a.m. Edwin Hornquist, Southern California Edison
SCE’s Pathway to Beneficial Building Electrification

10:05 a.m. Break

10:10 a.m. Ann Hancock, Climate Center
Accelerating Climate Action in California

10:30 a.m. Yennie Solheim, Niantic Labs
How AR Games Can Inspire Sustainability

10:50 a.m. Luc Severi, Sustainable Energy for All
Powering Healthcare: Setting the Scene

11:10 a.m. Joy Pixley, CalPlug, moderator for presenter panel dialogue and Q&A
Call to Action: What solutions can we find together?

  • Ann Hancock, Learn about and endorse Climate-Safe California
  • Luc Severi, COVID-19 presents an opportunity to close the energy gap that exists in the health sector in developing and emerging countries. However, several barriers still exist, and breaking them down will require an intersectoral approach between energy-health sectors and between public and private sector actors.
  • Yennie Solheim, Inspired to connect the dots between technology and communities to harness more sustainable habits
  • David Jacot, Understand the unique nexus of opportunity a clean tech incubator partnered with a major utility provides

11:50 a.m. G.P. Li
Workshop Wrap-up




April 22, 2021
9:00 am - 12:00 pm