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VERGE 2019

VERGE 2019

Event date
Oakland, CA – Oakland Convention Center

Connect with us at VERGE 19! Visit Black & Veatch at Booth #21 and Black & Veatch software subsidiary, Atonix Digital, at Booth #25. 

Our speakers at VERGE:
mario azar How JPMorgan Chase is Delivering Clean Energy at Scale. Alec Saltikoff, Executive Director & Global Head of Sustainability at JPMorgan Chase and Mario Azar, President of Black & Veatch Power, discuss how global organizations can meet 100% renewable energy goals quickly and economically, using JPMorgan Chase’s own efforts as a case study for bankable solutions. Mainstage Plenary: Tuesday, October 22 – 2:30 – 2:40 PM
paul stith Electric Aviation is Taking Off. Paul Stith, Director of Strategy & Innovation for Black & Veatch’s Transformative Technologies business, joins a panel of experts from Uber Elevate and more to talk about what transportation professionals need to know about the future of flying EVs, sharing lessons learned from a NIA-NASA Urban Air Electric Infrastructure Study. Tuesday, October 22 – 4:00 – 5:00 PM
meghan comiskey Making the Corporate Renewable Market Bigger, Better, Faster. Meghan Comiskey, Project Finance Manager, Diode Ventures, and representatives from Gap and Starbucks discuss the world of energy options and business models available to companies looking to integrate renewable energy. Wednesday, October 23 – 8:30 – 9:30 AM
Maryline Daviaud Lewett EV Infrastructure Workshop. Maryline Daviaud Lewett, Director of Business Development for Black & Veatch’s Transformative Technologies business, will lead a workshop examining electric vehicle charging infrastructure requirements across all stakeholder groups - utilities, real estate, retailers, city planners, policy makers, tech providers and automakers. Thursday, October 24 – 1:30 – 4 PM


Other events:

Meet with Black & Veatch’s IgniteX Cleantech Accelerator startups. Electriphi and NovoNutrients, were selected as finalists in the VERGE Accelerate program and will be hosting a networking hour at the Black & Veatch booth. Wednesday, October 23 – 2:30 – 3:30 PM

The VERGE 19 conference and expo is the platform for accelerating a clean economy. The event convenes a high-powered audience of more than 2,500 leaders — from companies and utilities, city and regional governments, policymakers, NGOs, solution providers and startups — to explore scalable solutions at the intersection of technology and sustainability within three dynamic and influential markets: clean energy, transportation and mobility and the circular economy.


About Black & Veatch

Black & Veatch is an employee-owned, global leader in building critical human infrastructure in Energy, Water, Telecommunications and Government Services. Since 1915, we have helped our clients improve the lives of people in over 100 countries through consulting, engineering, construction, operations and program management. Our revenues in 2018 were US$3.5 billion. Follow us on social media.

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