Carnegie Mellon University

Upcoming Events

Tackling Energy Poverty – Domestic and International Strategies, Challenges and Insights | July 9, 11 AM EDT

In today's uncertain economic and social climates, working through energy production and consumption strategies that advocate for everyone can be challenging. We'll explore how regions with significant energy burdens are surviving COVID-19 and other disruptions, and how they are rethinking community engagement, innovation and policy to build a sustainable future. Please join the following speakers for a lively discussion:

  • Paulina Jaramillo*, Professor, Engineering and Public Policy; Co-Director, Green Design Institute - Carnegie Mellon University
  • Destenie Nock*, Assistant Professor, Engineering and Public Policy; Adjunct Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering - Carnegie Mellon University
  • Tony Reames, Assistant Professor, School for Environment and Sustainability - University of Michigan
  • Anna J. Siefken, Executive Director, Scott Institute for Energy Innovation – Carnegie Mellon (moderator)

*Scott Institute Energy Fellow

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This is the sixth installment in the “Energy, Resilience, and COVID-19 – Pivoting in 2020" webinar series, which highlights insights from research, industry and innovation related to how COVID-19 is impacting the way we will do business, and what it means to the energy systems we rely upon.

 

Balancing Investment in Innovation & Commercialization – How Corporates, NGOs and Founders Can Address Change | July 23, 11 AM EDT

As we tackle the complexities of major social disruptions, how are innovators still driving impact as they rescale and accommodate to a changing society? Join us as we discuss best practices to adjust contingency planning amidst conflict and the effects of intersectionality on cleantech investing. You'll hear from the following experts:

  • Johanna Brickman, Deputy Director; Director, Impact Strategy - VertueLab
  • Amy Duffuor, Principal – Prime Impact Fund
  • Judy Li, Vice President - Energy Foundry
  • Adria Wilson, Entrepreneurial Program Lead, Chain Reaction Innovations – Argonne National Laboratory

This discussion will be moderated by CMU Scott Institute for Energy Innovation Executive Director Anna. J. Siefken.

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This is the seventh installment in the “Energy, Resilience, and COVID-19 – Pivoting in 2020" webinar series, which highlights insights from research, industry and innovation related to how COVID-19 is impacting the way we will do business, and what it means to the energy systems we rely upon.

Distinguished Lecture by ICF's Senior VP Anne Choate | Oct. 1

Anne Choate leads ICF’s Energy and Infrastructure operating group. Her team advises federal, state, local, and commercial clients on environmental planning and science, energy efficiency, energy markets, surface transportation, and climate change. Her team actively advises utilities, cities, and federal agencies on resilience and decarbonization strategies.

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