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2017 Washington Clean Air Summit


May 2 - 4, 2017

Washington, D.C.


Preliminary Schedule of Events

(Note: ICAC is working to finalize the program below.

Updates will be made as they are confirmed.)


Tuesday, May 2

- 5:00-7:00PM: Welcome Reception 


Wednesday, May 3

- 8:00AM-5:00PM: Panel Discussions (See more details below)


- 5:00-6:00PM: Networking Reception


- 7:00-9:00PM: ICAC Member Dinner


Thursday, May 4

- 8:30-9:30AM: ICAC Membership Meeting


- 10:30AM-4:30PM: Meetings with White House, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and Congressional Meetings*


*Details of Thursday meetings to be announced as confirmed


Preliminary May 3rd Panel Discussions


Welcome Remarks

  • Michael Corvese, President of ICAC Board of Directors and Director of Business Development, Thermo Fisher Scientific 


The Global Transition to a New, Enhanced Energy Future in an Era of Global Political Transition

  • Jeff Holmstead, Attorney, Bracewell LLP and Former Assistant Administrator, U.S. EPA (Confirmed)


Impact of the 2016 Election on the Future of Energy, Emissions Policies, Programs and Markets 

  • Ross Eisenberg, Vice President of Energy and Resources Policy, National Association of Manufacturers (Confirmed)
  • Rick Kessler, Senior Democratic Advisor, U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce (Confirmed)

Other potential panelists include:

  • Neil Chatterjee, Senior Advisor to U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) (Invited)
  • Mandy Gunasekara, Republican Majority Counsel, U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (Invited)


The Major Forces Shaping Energy and Air Pollution Control Markets

  • Bob Bessette, President, Council of Industrial Boil Owners (Confirmed)
  • Jenny Fordham, Senior Vice President of Government Affairs, Natural Gas Supply Association (Confirmed)
  • David Hill, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, NRG Energy (Confirmed)
  • Monica Trauzzi, Managing Editor and Host, Environment & Energy News (Confirmed)


The Changes in Federal Regulation and State Programs Affecting Air Pollution Control, Energy Production and Use, and Industrial Activities

  • Venu Ghanta, Federal Environmental and Energy Policy Director, Duke Energy (Confirmed)
  • Howard Feldman, Senior Director of Regulatory and Scientific Affairs, American Petroleum Institute (Confirmed)
  • Clint Woods, Executive Director, Association of Air Pollution Control Agencies (Confirmed)


Carbon Emissions Management: Status Update, Expected Progress and Regulatory Issues

  • Fatima Ahmad, Solutions Fellow, Center for Climate and Energy Solution/National Enhanced Oil Recovery Institute (Confirmed)
  • Shannon Angielski, Executive Director, Coal Utilization Research Council (Confirmed)
  • Angelos Kokkinos, Director, Office of Advanced Fossil Technology Systems, U.S. Department of Energy (Confirmed)

Other Potential Panelists Include:

  • Sarah Venuto, Senior Energy Policy Advisor, Sen. Joe Manchin III (D-WV) (Invited)


The extent of the pollution problem, expected emission reduction efforts, and the relevant factors affecting the future air pollution control market in key countries such as India and China.

  • Dan Greenbaum, President and CEO, Health Effects Institute (Invited)
  • Richard M. Rossow, Senior Advisor and Wadhwani Chair in U.S.-India Policy Studies, Center for Strategic International Studies (Confirmed)


Closing Remarks

  • Chris Hessler, Partner, AJW, Inc.


Additional program details will be announced as they become available.


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