Net Zero 2021 Conference

Welcome & Opening Remarks

Fran Schofield, NZ-21 Event Co-Chair & Board Director, Cape Cod Climate Change Collaborative
Janet Williams, NZ-21 Event Co-Chair & Board Director, Cape Cod Climate Change Collaborative

FROM PARIS TO GLASGOW TO PLEASANT BAY
CLIMATE ACTION ON THE GLOBAL STAGE, COP26 & YOUR BACKYARD

Richard F. Delaney, Founder, Board of Directors President, Cape Cod Climate Change Collaborative

BUILDING BACK BETTER
BOLD NEW FEDERAL CLIMATE POLICY FOR 2021 & BEYOND

Andrew Wishnea, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Climate Policy, U.S. Department of Transportation

CLIMATE CHANGE 2.0
HOW THE U.S. IS ADVANCING CLIMATE ACTION, CLEAN ENERGY & GREEN JOBS

Ed Markey, United States Senator for Massachusetts

TURNING LEGISLATION & POLICY INTO LOCAL ACTION
A LIGHTNING ROUND DISCUSSION WITH YOUR CAPE & ISLANDS DELEGATION

Moderator
Andy Gottlieb, Executive Director, Association to Preserve Cape Cod

Panelists
Julian Cyr, Senator
Su Moran, Senator
Kip Diggs, Representative
Dylan Fernandes, Representative
Sarah Peake, Representative
David Vieira, Representative
Timothy Whelan, Representative

MASSACHUSETT’S NEXT GENERATION CLIMATE ROAD MAP:
CLEAN ENERGY & CLIMATE PLAN FOR 2030

Katie Theoharides, Secretary, Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy & Environmental Affairs

MASSACHUSETTS NEXT GENERATION CLIMATE ROADMAP
THE FOUR PILLARS & NEW DIRECTIONS FOR CAPE & ISLANDS COMMUNITIES

Moderator
Eve Zuckoff, Climate Change Reporter, CAI

Panelists
Kristy Senatori, Executive Director, Cape Cod Commission
Maggie Downey, Administrator, Cape Light Compact

Luncheon Video Presentation

PILLAR I – END-USE ENERGY:
DRIVING GREEN AT THE REGIONAL & LOCAL LEVELS

Moderator
Jim Wolf, Director of Sustainability, Cape Air

Panelists
Angie Gompert, Administrator, Martha’s Vineyard Regional Transit Authority
Tom Cahir, Administrator, Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority/Cape Flyer

PILLAR II – ENERGY EFFICIENCY & FLEXIBILITY:
REDUCING DEMAND, CARBON EMISSIONS & COSTS

Moderator
Michele White, Special Projects Coordinator, Cape Cod Commission

Panelists
Margaret Song, Commercial & Industrial Program Manager, Cape Light Compact
Maria Marasco, Executive Director, Cape & Vineyard Electric Cooperative

PILLAR III – DECARBONIZING ENERGY SUPPLY:
WINNING WITH WIND!

Moderator
Paul Niedzwiecki, Executive Director, Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce

Panelists
Nate Mayo, Policy Manager, Development, Vineyard Wind
Seth Kaplan, Director of External Affairs, Mayflower Wind

PILLAR IV – CARBON SEQUESTRATION:
SEEING THE FOREST FOR THE TREES…& BEYOND

Moderator
Carole Ridley, Principal, Ridley & Associates, Inc.

Panelists
Mark Robinson, Executive Director, The Compact of Cape Cod Conservation Trusts
Kevin Kroeger, PhD., Research Chemist, USGS Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Mon Cochran, Vice President, Climate Collaborative Board of Directors

BREAKOUT SESSIONS
Q&A WITH PRESENTERS & PANELISTS

PILLAR I – END-USE ENERGY
Angie Gompert, Executive Director, Martha’s Vineyard Regional Transit Authority
Tom Cahir, Executive Director, Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority

PILLAR II – ENERGY EFFICIENCY & FLEXIBILITY
Briana Kane, Residential Program Manager, Cape Light Compact
Margaret Song, Commercial & Industrial Program Manager, Cape Light Compact
Maria Marasco, Executive Director, Cape & Vineyard Electric Cooperative

PILLAR III – DECARBONIZING ENERGY SUPPLY
Nate Mayo, Policy Manager, Development, Vineyard Wind
Seth Kaplan, Director of External Affairs, Mayflower Wind

PILLAR IV – CARBON SEQUESTRATION
Mark Robinson, Executive Director, The Compact of Cape Cod Conservation Trusts
Kevin Kroeger, PhD., Research Chemist, USGS Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Mon Cochran, Vice President, Climate Collaborative Board of Directors

CONFERENCE CLOSE

Richard F. Delaney, President, Cape Cod Climate Change Collaborative Board of Directors

ACTION “45” – NETWORKING & OPPORTUNITIES FOR CLIMATE ACTION

Network with presenters! Mix and mingle with audience members in the lounge! Visit sponsor booths and win prizes! And join these “action” breakout sessions to learn more about how you can get involved

  1. Local Activism, Policies & CANs
  2. Volunteer with the Climate Collaborative
  3. Getting Down to Business with Local Business Leaders