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ICAC Clean Air Summit


2020 ICAC Clean Air Summit


June 16-17, 2020

Please join ICAC on June 16 and 17, 2020 for the 
fifth annual Clean Air Summit and Membership Meeting.

Brought to you this year as a virtual event!


The Clean Air Summit is ICAC’s flagship event, providing members with a unique opportunity to engage directly with key stakeholders, regulators and experts. Each year, participants learn about the current and future state of the clean air emissions industry and emerging market opportunities. Members also benefit from networking and sharing their company’s offerings with industry peers.

Although this year’s meeting has transitioned to being held virtually, ICAC is committed to delivering valuable industry insights directly to you and providing opportunities to engage with others. The Clean Air Summit offers participants unrivaled access to administration officials, regulatory and policy experts, as well as representatives from both Capitol Hill and state air agencies. In the wake of COVID-19, this is more important than ever.

Meeting Details:
Date: June 16-17, 2020
Time: 12:00 to 5:00 PM EDT
Location: Anywhere, connect from any device
Cost: Free



Panels (click here for a full Schedule of Events)

Enhancing Opportunities for Carbon Emissions Management Through Government Programs & Policy

This panel will feature two discussions: one with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Fossil Energy, the other with a Congressman from the U.S. House of Representatives. The panelists will discuss current and upcoming initiatives to advance technologies and the market for carbon emissions management through policies, incentives and funding.


Panel Speakers:

  • Michael Goo, Partner, AJW (Moderator)
  • Kenneth Humphreys, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy, U.S. Department of Energy
  • Representative Marc Veasey, U.S. Congressman for Texas' 33rd Congressional District*


An Interview with Kelley Raymond, Senior Advisor, U.S. EPA's Office of Air and Radiation

In an exclusive session with Kelley Raymond from EPA’s Office of Air and Radiation, participants will learn about the agency’s recent and upcoming rulemakings impacting the stationary emissions control and measurement industries (e.g. oil and gas methane rule, ethylene oxide limits, the Mercury and Air Toxics Standard [MATS], the Startup, Shutdown and Malfunction Rule, the Affordable Clean Energy [ACE] rule, and New Source Review [NSR]).


Panel Speakers:

  • TBD- AJW, Moderator
  • Kelley Raymond, Senior Advisor, Office of Air and Radiation, U.S. EPA


Creating an Investable Business Model for Carbon Emissions Management

Businesses must consider a variety of factors when weighing investments in carbon management projects and technologies, including markets, regulations, costs, revenue, location and partners. This panel will explore emerging market opportunities in carbon emissions management and the ways that these projects and technologies can become an investable business model.


Panel Speakers:

  • Chris Hessler, Partner, AJW (Moderator)
  • Lars-Erik Gaertner, Head of Transformational R&D- Americas, Linde
  • Lynn McGuire, Senior Principal, Geosyntec
  • Algert Prifti, Black & Veatch
  • Lee Solsbery, Technical Director and Lead for Low Carbon Energy Transition-- America, ERM
  • TBD, Lhoist North America*


Energy and Environmental Policy in 2020: A Business Perspective

In the years following the Paris Climate Agreement, the world has witnessed announcements from a range of industries and organizations committing themselves to mid-century climate goals. Now, as the world grapples with a global pandemic causing unprecedented economic challenges, how does this affect these decisions? This panel will explore the motivations behind such commitments and discuss the potential impact of the upcoming elections on energy and environmental policies and markets.


Panel Speakers:

  • Chris Hessler, Partner, AJW
  • Louis Renjel, Senior Vice President of Federal Government and Corporate Affairs, Duke Energy


Regulatory Activity and Market Opportunity at the State-Level

States have a growing responsibility to enforce and regulate air emissions, making both their role as an implementer and their dynamic with industry increasingly important to ensure compliance and improve air quality. The panel will discuss states’ plans to implement federal regulations, such as the Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) rule and National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS), state and local-level regulations, and opportunities for industry engagement (e.g. in non-attainment areas and in emerging markets like California). Panelists will also discuss the enforcement compliance impacts at the state-level in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.


Panel Speakers:

  • Mary Solecki, Partner, AJW (Moderator)
  • Karen Hays, President, Association of Air Pollution Control Agencies & Chief, Air Protection Branch, Georgia
  • Environmental Protection Division; Miles Keogh, Executive Director, National Association of Clean Air Agencies



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