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2008 Speakers in Alphabetical List

A 

JoAnna AbramsJoAnna Abrams,
Founder and CEO, The MindClick Group
www.mindclickgroup.com

Aaron AdelsteinAaron Adelstein,
Director, Built Green of King and Snohomish Counties
www.builtgreen.net

Donald Aitken,
Principal, Donald Aitken Associates
www.donaldaitkenassociates.com

Jon AlexanderJon Alexander,
President, Sunshine Construction, LLC.
www.sunshineconstruction.biz

Laura AllenLaura Allen,
Educator, Greywater Guerrillas
www.greywaterguerrillas.com

David AlmyDavid Almy,
Principal, ADC Partners
www.adcpartners.com

David Alpert,
Vice President and Principal, Hammel, Green & Abrahamson

Terry Alsberg,
Inventor and CEO, Warmboard, Inc.
www.warmboard.com

Andre Angelantoni,
Inspiring Green Leadership

Allison ArieffAllison Arieff,
Editor, Sunset Magazine and "By Design" Columnist, New York Times
www.sunset.com

Carrie Armel,
Research Associate, Precourt Institute for Energy Efficiency

Tenaya AsanTenaya Asan,
GreenPoint Rated Program Manager, Build It Green
www.builditgreen.org

Raj AtluruRaj Atluru,
Managing Director, Draper Fisher Jurvetson
www.dfj.com

Katherine  AustinKatherine Austin,
Architect and Chair of National AIA Housing & Custom Residential Knowledge Community, Katherine Austin, AIA, Architect
www.austinaia.com

B 

Brian BackBrian Back,
Founding Editor and Publisher, Sustainable Industries
www.sustainableindustries.com

Myan BakerMyan Baker,
Senior Consultant, Economic Transformations Group
www.etgnow.com

Paula Baker-LaportePaula Baker-Laporte,
Principal, Baker-Laporte & Associates, Inc.
www.bakerlaporte.com

John BantaJohn Banta,
Certified Associate Industrial Hygienist, RestCon Environmental
www.ExtremeWeatherHitsHome.com

David BarnesDavid Barnes,
Planner, City of Kirkland
www.ci.kirkland.wa.us

Panama BartholomyPanama Bartholomy,
Advisor to Commissioner Karen Douglas, California Energy Comission
www.energy.ca.gov

Chris BartleChris Bartle,
President, Green Key Real Estatek
www.greenkeyrealestate.com

Carl Bass,
CEO, Autodesk
www.autodesk.com

Jim Bedrick,
Director of Systems Integration, Webcor
www.webcor.com

Roberta BerrentRoberta Berrent,
Co-Founder and COO, The MindClick Group
www.mindclickgroup.com

Steve BishopSteve Bishop,
Sustainability Domain Lead, IDEO
www.ideo.com

Jeff Blaevoet,
Principal, Guttman and Blaevoet Consulting Engineers

Norman BourassaNorman Bourassa,
Team Lead, PIER-Buildings End-Use Efficiency Research, California Energy Commission
www.energy.ca.gov

Darren Bouton,
Deputy Cabinet Secretary, Office of Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger
www.pge.com

Mark BramfittMark Bramfitt,
Principal Program Manager, Customer Energy Efficiency, Pacific Gas and Electric
www.pge.com

Cal BroomheadCal Broomhead,
Energy Manager, City of San Francisco
www.sfgov.org

Jerry BrownJerry Brown,
Attorney General, State of California
ag.ca.gov/

Peter BruckPeter Bruck,
Building Official, City of Rohnert Park
www.rpcity.org

Lee BurrowsLee Burrows,
Principal, VantagePoint Venture Partners
www.vpvp.com

John BurshekJohn Burshek,
Chief Research Officer, The MindClick Group
www.mindclickgroup.com

C 

Josiah CainJosiah Cain,
Landscape Architect and Chief Design Officer, Design Ecology

Celia CanfieldCelia Canfield,
Principal, Eco Vertex
www.ecovertex.blogspot.com

Marc CarlsonMarc Carlson,
CEO, Microposite, Inc.
www.microposite.com

Bob ChaseBob Chase,
Chief Building Official, City of Sacramento
www.cityofsacramento.org

Rich ChienRich Chien,
Residential Green Building Coordinator, SF Dept of the Environment
www.sfenvironment.org

Gordon CookeGordon Cooke,
Trainer & Marketing Specialist, Building Knowledge Inc.
www.buildingknowledge.net

Mary CordaroMary Cordaro,
President and Founder, H3Environmental
www.h3environmental.com

Dev CrewsDev Crews,
Chief Marketing Strategist, Luminesa Communications
www.luminesa.com

Glenn CrostonGlenn Croston,
Author, 75 Green Businesses
www.75greenbusinesses.com

D 

Paul D'ArelliPaul D'Arelli, LEED AP,
Co-Chair of Green Building & Sustainability, Greenberg Traurig, LLP
www.gtlaw.com

Darrel DeBoer,
Architect, DeBoer Architects
www.deboerarchitects.com

David DelgadoDavid Delgado,
Mars Public Engagement Outreach Coordinator, Imagine Mars Project JPL/NASA
www.jpl.nasa.gov, imaginemars.jpl.nasa.gov

Shannon Del VecchioShannon Del Vecchio,
Feng Shui & Interior Design, Tranquil Spaces Design Group
www.tranquilspaces.com

Neal DeSnooNeal DeSnoo,
Manager, Energy and Sustainable Development Division, City of Berkeley Planning Department

Kim DiamondKim Diamond,
Senior Manager of Land Acquisition and Entitlements, Pulte Homes
www.pulte.com

Fahri DinerFahri Diner,
Managing Director, Sigma Partners
www.sigmapartners.com

Jon Dougal,
CEO, Innovative Building Materials International

Sean DunnSean Dunn,
Partner/Account Executive, Groove 11
www.groove11.com

Justin DunningJustin Dunning,
Director, Green Programs, ConSol
www.CAGreenBuilder.org

E 

Chuck EricksonChuck Erickson,
Assistant Director, Environmental Business Cluster
www.sjbc.org

F 

Tom FeegelTom Feegel,
Chief of Staff, Live Earth
www.liveearth.org

Rowena FineganRowena Finegan,
Owner, Principal Designer, Eco-terric
www.eco-terric.com

Kari FosterKari Foster,
Interior Designer, Associates 3
www.associates3.com

Michael Foster,
City of San Jose
www.sfgov.org

Eric Corey FreedEric Corey Freed,
Principal, organicARCHITECT
www.organicarchitect.com

Gil FriendGil Friend,
CEO, Natural Logic
www.natlogic.com

G 

Heather Gadonniex, LEED APHeather Gadonniex, LEED AP,
Founder, Green it Group
www.greenitgroup.com

Terry Gallagher,
Solid Concrete Surface

Pete GangPete Gang,
Principal, Common Sense Design
www.commonsensedesign.com

Mitch GardnerMitch Gardner,
Project Manager, The Olson Company
www.theolsonco.com

Dale Garren,
VP Construction, Pinn Brothers Fine Homes

Ruby GatesRuby Gates,
Principal, MarketShift Strategies
www.marketshiftstrategies.com

Dan Geiger,
Executive Director, USGBC, Northern California Chapter
www.usgbc-ncc.org

Zach GentryZach Gentry,
CEO & Co-Founder
www.aduratech.com

Gary GerberGary Gerber,
President, Sun Light & Power
www.sunlightpower.com

Kathleen GilliganKathleen Gilligan,
CCTO, Array Partners, LLC
www.arraypartners.com

Brian GittBrian Gitt,
Executive Director, Build It Green
www.builditgreen.org

Matt GoldenMatt Golden,
President, Sustainable Spaces
www.sustainablespaces.com

Bianca Gomez,
Project Engineer, Summit Engineers

Rocio Gonzalez,
Sr. Project Engineer and VD&C Coordinator, Swinerton Builders
www.swinerton.com

Al GoreAl Gore,
Vice President

David GottfriedDavid Gottfried,
Co-Founder, USGBC
www.worldbuild.com

Marc GottschalkMarc Gottschalk,
Co-Founder, California Clean Tech Open
www.wsgr.com

Colin GrantColin Grant,
CEO, Visible Strategies
www.visiblestrategies.com

Jason GrantJason Grant,
Principal, LEED A.P., Jason Grant Consulting

Allen GreenAllen Green,
Principal, Green Planning
www.greenplanning.org

Carl GuardinoCarl Guardino,
President & CEO, Silicon Valley Leadership Group
www.svlg.net

H 

Geoff HallGeoff Hall,
Co-founder and Co-owner, Sentient Landscape Inc.
www.sentientlandscape.com

Ken Hall, AIA, LEED AP,
CSBA Architect, Gensler
www.gensler.com

Eric HansenEric Hansen,
President, Economic Transformations Group
www.etgnow.com

Patrick HayesRandy Hayes,
Climate Policy Officer, World Future Council
www.worldfuturecouncil.org

William HaywardWilliam Hayward,
President, CEO, Chief Sustainability Officer, Hayward Lumber
www.haywardlumber.com

Craig HenritzyCraig Henritzy,
Principal, The Studio of Indigenous Designs
www.henritzy.com

Doug Hensel,
Assistant Deputy Director of Codes and Standards, CA Department of Housing and Community Development

Alex Hinds,
Director, Marin County Community Development Agency

Paul HollandPaul Holland,
General Partner, Foundation Capital
www.foundationcapital.com

Irene HughesIrene Hughes,
Principal, Essence Consulting
www.essenceconsulting.com

I 

J 

Zem Joaquin,
Board Member, Green Editor, EcoFabulous.com
www.ecofabulous.com

Dan JohnsonDan Johnson,
Design Team, Arkin Tilt Architecture
www.arkintilt.com

Mark Johnson, FAIAMark Johnson, FAIA,
Senior Manager of Architecture & Design Marketing, Whirlpool
www.whirlpoolcorp.com

David JohnstonDavid Johnston,
President, What's Working
www.whatsworking.com

Chris JordanChris Jordan,
Photographer and Designer
www.chrisjordon.com

Joe JordanJoe Jordan,
Physicist, Sky Power Institute
www.sky-power.org

K 

Dan KammenDan Kammen,
Director, Renewable and Appropriate Energy Laboratory, UC Berkeley
socrates.berkeley.edu/~kammen

Shyam KannanShyam Kannan,
Vice President/Director of Research and Development, RCLCO
www.rclco.com

Miriam KarellMiriam Karell,
Sustainability Strategist, Three Point Vision
www.threepointvision.com

Warren KarlenzigWarren Karlenzig,
President, Common Current
www.commoncurrent.com

Michelle KaufmannMichelle Kaufmann,
Principal, Michelle Kaufmann Designs
www.mkd-arc.com

Mike Keesee,
Project Manager Energy Efficiency Customer R&D, Sacramento Municipal Utility District

Marty KellerMarty Keller,
Director of Construction Management, First Community Housing
www.firsthousing.org

Cael Kendall,
Design Ecology
www.designecology.com

Paul KephartPaul Kephart,
President, Rana Creek
www.ranacreek.com

Bruce KingBruce King,
Director, Founder and Structural Engineer, Author, Buildings of Earth and Straw and Making Better Concrete, Ecological Building Network
www.ecobuildnetwork.org

Steve Kleber,
President & Founder, Kleber & Associates
www.kleberandassociates.com

Gary KleinGary Klein,
Managing Partner, Affiliated International Management, LLC
www.aim4sustainability.com

Michael KloefkornMichael Kloefkorn,
Residential Green Building Advocacy Group co-chair, USGBC, Northern California
www.vmwp.com

John KnottJohn Knott,
Managing Director/ CEO, The Noisette Company, LLC
www.noisettesc.com/res_noisetteco.html

Allison Kopf,
Project Manager, Solar Decathlon 2009

L 

Miriam LandmanMiriam Landman,
Green Building Advisor, M. Landman Communications & Consulting
www.mlandman.com

Mike LaRocco,
CEO, Fireman's Fund

Heather LarsonHeather Larson,
Program Manager, Stop Waste
www.stopwaste.org

Joe LaurJoe Laur,
Vice President of Content, Greenopolis.com
www.greenopolis.com

Kelly LernerKelly Lerner,
Architect, One World Design
www.one-world-design.com

Peter LiuPeter Liu,
Founder and Vice Chairman, New Resource Bank
www.newresourcebank.com

Eric LoebelEric Loebel,
Director of Business Development, Celilo Group
www.sijournal.com

Dietmar Lorenz,
Architect, Daniel Smith & Associates
www.dsaarch.com

Hunter LovinsHunter Lovins,
Founder & President, Natural Capitalism Solutions
www.natcapsolutions.org

Todd Lukesh, LEED AP, CGBP, GPRTodd Lukesh, LEED AP, CGBP, GPR,
Sustainability Manager, Webcor Builders
www.webcor.com

Richard Lyon,
Senior Advocate, California Building Industry Association
www.cbia.org

M 

Duncan MacKenzieDuncan MacKenzie,
FSC Market Development Director, Mead Clark and Natural Forest Product Distribution
www.FSCsales.com

Daniel MackeyDaniel Mackey,
President, Daniel Mackey Construction Incorporated
http://www.danielmackeyconstruction.com/

Leif MagnusonLeif Magnuson,
Pollution Prevention Coordinator, U.S. EPA Region IX, WST-7
www.epa.gov/region09/p2

Andrew MannleAndrew Mannle,
Senior Editor, Arcwire.org
www.arcwire.org

Drew Maran,
President, Drew Maran Construction
www.drewmaran.com

Robert Marcial,
PEC Director, PG&E Pacific Energy Center

Paige Martin,
Landscape Architect, Sprout Studio & Gardens
www.sproutstudiogardens.com

Bob MassaroBob Massaro,
CEO, Healthy Buildings Management Group, Inc.
www.healthybuildingsusa.com

Michael McCutcheonMichael McCutcheon,
President, McCutcheon Construction

Taryn MeadTaryn Mead,
Biologists at the Design Table
www.biomimicryguild.com

Martin Melaver,
CEO, Melaver, Inc.
www.melaver.com

Ramon Mendez Jr.,
Director, Technical Assistance and Training, Enterprise Community Partners
www.enterprisecommunity.org

Dan Meschi

Dianna Miller,
Senior Researcher, User Experience Design, Rearden Commerce
www.reardencommerce.com

Kirstin MillerKirstin Miller,
Executive Director, Ecocity Builders
www.ecocitybuilders.org

Alex Morales,
President, Magic Homes California
www.magichomesofca.com

Clare E. MunnClare E. Munn,
CEO, Communication Director, The Communicatio Group
www.tcgagency.com

Michael Murray,
CEO, Forma Home Systems
www.formahomes.com

N 

Tony Napolitano,
Publisher, Smart HomeOwner Magazine
www.smarthomeownermag.com

Aaron Nitzkin,
Vice President, OCR Solar & Roofing, Inc
www.ocrsolarandroofing.com

O 

Jeff Oberdorfer, AIA CDSJeff Oberdorfer, AIA CDS,
Executive Director, First Community Housing
www.firsthousing.com

Bob O'ConnorBob O'Connor,
Practice Director, Wilson Sonsini
www.wsgr.com

Cheryl O'ConnorCheryl O'Connor,
Vice President of Sales, Summerhill Homes
www.shhomes.com

Dara O'RourkeDara O'Rourke,
Founder, President, Taoit, UC Berkeley
nature.berkeley.edu/orourke/

Tim Owen-KennedyTim Owen-Kennedy,
President, Vital Systems
www.vitalsystems.net

P 

Mark PalmerMark Palmer,
Municipal Green Building Coordinator, San Francisco Dept of the Environment
www.sfgov.org

Racquel PalmeseRacquel Palmese,
Managing Editor, Green Technology
http://www.green-technology.org/green_technology_magazine

Dana PapkeDana Papke,
Senior Air Pollution Control Specialist & Green Building Lead, California Air Resources Board
www.arb.ca.gov

Esther Park,
Director, Lending Program, RSF Social Finance
www.rsfsocialfinance.org

Ian Pocock,
Operations Manager, Rising Sun Energy Center
www.risingsunenergy.org

Carl PopeCarl Pope,
Executive Director, Sierra Club
www.sierraclub.org

Dave Porter, MIRMDave Porter, MIRM,
First Vice President Northwest Division Builder Manager, Countrywide Home Loans
www.countrywide.com

Lynelle Preston CameronLynelle Preston Cameron,
Director of Sustainability, Autodesk
www.autodesk.com

John Proctor, P.E.John Proctor, P.E.,
President, Proctor Engineering Group, Ltd.
www.proctoreng.com

Chris PykeChris Pyke,
Climate Change Team Lead, CTG Energetics
www.ctg-net.com/energetics/Default.aspx

Q 

R 

Bob RaymerBob Raymer,
Senior Advocates, California Building Industry Association
www.cbia.org

Bill ReedBill Reed,
President, Integrative Design Collaborative
www.integrativedesign.net

Mayor Chuck ReedMayor Chuck Reed,
Mayor, San Jose
www.sanjoseca.gov/mayor

Sandra ReedSandra Reed,
President, ZAC Landscape Architects
www.zaclandscape.com

Janill RichardsJanill Richards,
Deputy Attorney General, Office of the Attorney General
ag.ca.gov

Tom Richards,
Solid Concrete
www.solidconcreteservice.com

Marc RichmondMarc Richmond,
President, Practica Consulting
www.practicaconsulting.com

Daniel Robin,
Principal Consultant, Daniel Robin & Associates

Jim Robbins,
Executive Director, Environmental Business Cluster
www.environmentalcluster.org

Jennifer RobertsJennifer Roberts,
Author, Good Green Kitchens
www.goodgreenhomes.com

Don Rodes,
CEO, SolarAire
www.solaraire.com

Sara RosenthalSara Rosenthal,
Principal, Healthy Buildings USA
www.healthybuildingsusa.com

S 

Michael SammetMichael Sammet,
Sustainable Design Program Director, UC Berkeley Extension
www.unex.berkeley.edu/gogreen/

Bry Sarte,
Principal, Sherwood Engineers
www.sherwoodengineers.com

Michael Seaman,
Contract Manager, California Energy Commission
www.energy.ca.gov

Kemba ShakurKemba Shakur,
Executive Director, Urban Releaf
www.urbanleaf.org

Pete Shoemaker,
Renewables Program Coordinator, PG&E Pacific Energy Center
www.pge.com

Donald SimonPeter Sharer,
CEO, AgileWaves
www.agilewaves.com

Rachel Sheinbein,
Angel Investor, Keiretsu Forum

Donald SimonDonald Simon,
Attorney, Wendel, Rosen, Black & Dean, LLP
www.wendel.com

Lynn Simon,
Principal, Simon & Associates, Inc.

Kate Simonen,
Founding Partner and COO, Parco Homes
www.parcohomes.com

Kristina SkierkaKristina Skierka,
Director, Clean Tech and Sustainability Practice, Bite Communications
www.bitepr.com

KoAnn SkrzyniarzKoAnn Skrzyniarz,
Founder/CEO, Sustainable Life Media
www.sustainablelifemedia.com

Dan SmithDan Smith,
Principal Architect, DSA Architects
www.dsaarch.com

Pepper Smith,
Green Consulting Programs Manager, Davis Energy
http://davisenergy.com

Wendy SommerWendy Sommer,
Senior Program Manager, Alameda County Waste Management Association, Stopwaste.org
www.stopwaste.org

Patti SouthardPatti Southard,
Project Manager, King County GreenTools
www.kingcounty.gov

Michelle StahlhutMichelle Stahlhut,
Land Use Planner, City of San Jose

Peter Stark,
CEO, Treadlight
www.northslopewood.com

Kat SteeleKat Steele,
Founder & Director, Urban Permaculture Guide
www.urbanpermacultureguild.org

Nehemiah StoneNehemiah Stone,
Director of DSM Implementation, KEMA Services, Inc.

Beatrice StonebanksBeatrice Stonebanks,
Publisher, Builder/Architect Magazine
www.builderarchitectbayarea.com

Julieann SummerfordJulieann Summerford,
Associate Director of Implementation, Heschong Mahone Group, Inc.
www.h-m-g.com

John Suppes,
President, Clarum Homes & Byldan Corporation
www.clarum.com

Kevin SuraceKevin Surace,
CEO, Serious Materials
www.seriousmaterials.com

Sarah SusankaSarah Susanka,
Author of The Not So Big House
www.notsobighouse.com

David SuzukiDavid Suzuki,
Chair, David Suzuki Foundation
www.davidsuzuki.org

Stephanie SwansonStephanie Swanson,
Principal, MarketShift Strategies
www.marketshiftstrategies.com

Jessica SwitzerJessica Switzer,
Partner, Blue Practice
www.bluepractice.com

T 

Nabih TahanNabih Tahan,
Principal, Nabih Tahan, AIA, MRIAI
www.passivehouse.com

Scott TerrellScott Terrell,
Director of Planning, Truckee Donner Public Utility District
www.tdpud.org

Brandon Tinianov,
Serious Materials
www.seriousmaterials.com

Rose TockeRose Tocke,
Biologists at the Design Table
www.biomimicryguild.com

Bryant TongBryant Tong,
Managing Director, Nth Power
www.nthpower.com

Andrea Traber,
Director, KEMA Services, Inc.
www.kemagreen.com

Tim TuttTim Tutt,
Advisor to Chairman Pfannenstiel, California Energy Commission
www.energy.ca.gov

U 

Wanda UrbanskaWanda Urbanska,
Host/Producer, Simple Living TV series
www.simplelivingtv.net

V 

Sim Van der RynSim Van der Ryn,
Principal, Van der Ryn Architects
www.ecodesign.org

Greg VanMechelen,
Principal, VanMechelen Architects
www.vanmechelenarchitects.com

Pam Van OrdenPam Van Orden,
President, Enlightened Brand
www.enlightenedbrand.com

Trae VassalloTrae Vassallo,
Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers
www.kpcb.com

Carol VenoliaCarol Venolia,
Architect and Director, Carol Venolia, Architect
www.naturalremodeling.com

Alberto Villarreal,
Senior Lead Designer, LUNAR
www.lunar.com

Alexandra von MeierAlexandra von Meier,
Associate Professor, Sonoma State University
www.sonoma.edu/ensp/sascha

W - Z 

Brian WalshBrian Walsh,
Associate, Nth Power
www.nthpower.com

Chris WaughChris Waugh,
Practice Lead, Consumer Experience Design, IDEO
www.ideo.com

Walker WellsWalker Wells,
AICP LEED AP, Global Green
www.globalgreen.org

Douglas WhiteDouglas White, LEED AP,
Attorney, Hoge, Fenton, Jones & Appel, Inc.
www.hogefenton.com

Phil WilliamsPhil Williams,
Vice President, Webcor & Chair, Mayor's Task Force on Green Building
www.webcor.com

Alex WilsonAlex Wilson,
Founder & President, Building Green, Inc.
www.buildinggreen.com

Peter YostPeter Yost,
Program Manager, Building Green, Inc.
www.buildinggreen.com

Nick ZigelbaumNick Zigelbaum,
Energy Analyst, NRDC
www.nrdc.org

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