AREDAY 2017 Featured Speakers


Join world leaders at AREDAY2017

The Annual Summit brings together over 100 cross-sector speakers and includes a film festival, concert and environmental expo. Join us this year!

Adnan Z. Amin, IRENAAdnan Z. Amin
Director-General
International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)

Mindy S. Luber, CERESMindy S. Lubber
President
CERES

Jeffrey Sachs, Columbia UniversityJeffrey D. Sachs
Director
Earth Institute, Columbia University

Julie Ann Wrigley, Wrigley InvestmentsJulie Ann Wrigley
President & CEO
Wrigley Investments

Michael Brune, Sierra ClubMichael Brune
Executive Director
Sierra Club

Dr. Sylvia EarleDr. Sylvia Earle
Explorer-in-Residence National Geographic
Mission Blue

General Wesley Clark, Growth EnergyGen. Wesley Clark
Co-Chair
Growth Energy

Lester Brown, Earth Policy InstituteLester Brown
Founder
Earth Policy Institute

Keith Tuffley, The B TeamKeith Tuffley
Managing Partner & CEO
The B Team

Bob Perkowitz, EcoAmericaBob Perkowitz
Founder & President
EcoAmerica

David Fenton, FentonDavid Fenton
Chairman
Fenton

Jack Hidary, Samba EnergyJack D. Hidary
Chairman
Samba Energy

Amanda Ellis, East West CenterAmanda Ellis
Special Advisor in the Office of the President
East West Center

Eric Pooley, Environmental Defense FundEric Pooley
Senior Vice President for Strategy & Communication
Environmental Defense Fund

Larry Schweiger, PennFutureLarry Schweiger
President & CEO
PennFuture

Varushka Franceschi, Shapeshift Dream ProductionsVarushka Franceschi
Founder
Shapeshift Dream Productions

Anna Aurilio, Environment AmericaAnna Aurilio
Director, Washington DC Office
Environment America

Jon Bowermaster, Ocean 8 FilmsJon Bowermaster
Filmmaker
Oceans 8 Films

Michael Bowman, National Hemp AssociationMichael Bowman
Board Chair
National Hemp Association

Bill Brandt, ASU LightworksBill Brandt
Director of Strategic Integration
ASU Lightworks

James Brundige, First Light FilmsJames Brundige
Filmmaker
First Light Films

Brett Byers, Rainforest TrustBrett Byers
Managing Director with Partner Ventures
Rainforest Trust

Graciela Chichilnisky, Global ThermostatGraciela Chichilnisky
Co-Founder & Managing Director
Global Thermostat

Jerry Cope, ProducerJerry Cope
Producer, Filmmaker, Activist
Love Song to the Earth

Trammel Crow, Earth Day TexasTrammell S. Crow
President
Crow Family Foundation
Founder
Earth Day Texas

Ryan Brown, Earth Day TexasRyan Brown
CEO
Earth Day Texas

Larry Flowers, EERE - Wind Powering AmericaLarry Flowers
National Technical Director
EERE - Wind Powering America

Philip Gregory, Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthyPhilip Gregory
Principal
Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy

Jon Goldin-Dubois, Western Resource AdvocatesJon Goldin-Dubois
President
Western Resource Advocates

James Farrell, CC3ICJames Farrell
Co-Founder
CC3IC

Sheldon Greene, Oak Creek EnergySheldon Greene
Executive VP and Director
Oak Creek Energy

Katie Hoffman, The Resilience CollaborativeKatie Hoffman
Managing Partner
The Resilience Collaborative

Bob Irvin, American RiversBob Irvin
President
American Rivers

Daniel Kreeger, Association of Climate Change Officers (ACCO)Daniel Kreeger
Co-Founder and Executive Director
Association of Climate Change Officers (ACCO)

David Katz, The Plastic BankDavid Katz
Founder & CEO
The Plastic Bank

Robert Lavia, Dakia GlobalRobert Lavia
President
Dakia Global

Marjorie Layden, Salzburg Global SeminarMarjorie Layden
Director
Salzburg Global Seminar

Aria McKenna, The Global Cooling ProjectAria McKenna
Founder
The Global Cooling Project

Eric Kuhn, Colorado River DistrictEric Kuhn
General Manager
Colorado River District

Mario Molina, The Climate Reality ProjectMario Molina
International Director
The Climate Reality Project

Mark Nichols, SeaSpire AdvisorsMark Nichols
Managing Principal
SeaSpire Advisors

Pete Maysmith, Conservation ColoradoPete Maysmith
Executive Director
Conservation Colorado

David Orr, Oberlin CollegeDavid Orr
Professor of Environmental Studies
Oberlin College

Ryan Popple, ProterraRyan Popple
CEO
Proterra

Dr. Ian Ralby, Atlantic CouncilDr. Ian Ralby
Nonresident Senior Fellow, Global Energy Center
Atlantic Council

Henk Rogers, Blue Planet FoundationHenk Rogers
Founder & Chairman
Blue Planet Foundation

Jens Nielsen, World Climate, LTDJens Nielsen
CEO
World Climate, LTD

Joel Serface, Clean Range VenturesJoel Serface
Managing Director
Clean Range Ventures

Lara Setrakian, News DeeplyLara Setrakian
CEO, Co-Founder & Executive Editor
News Deeply

John R. Seydel, Turner FoundationJohn R. Seydel
Trustee Elect
Turner Foundation
Director of Sustainability
City of Atlanta

Dr. Greg Stone, Conservation InternationalDr. Greg Stone
Executive Vice President
Conservation International

Adam Sacks, Biodiversity for a Livable ClimateAdam Sacks
Executive Director
Biodiversity for a Livable Climate

Louie Psihoyos, Racing ExtinctionLouie Psihoyos
Documentary Filmmaker
Racing Extinction

Steve Michelson, Lobitos Creek RanchSteve Michelson
Executive Producer
Lobitos Creek Ranch

Leila Conners, Tree MediaLeila Conners
Founder
Tree Media

Michael Cain, M3 FilmsMichael Cain
President
M3 Films

Harry Kloor, Ph.D., Jupiter 9 ProductionsHarry Kloor, Ph.D.
CEO
Jupiter 9 Productions

Ben "DJ Ecotone" MirinBen Mirin
"DJ Ecotone"
Creator and Host
Wild Beats on National Geographic Kids and Nat Geo Wild

Jan Hartke, Clinton Climate InitiativeJan Hartke
Senior Advisor
Clinton Climate Initiative

Bryan Sherbacow, AltAir FuelsBryan Sherbacow
Co-Founder, President and COO
AltAir Fuels

Ken Losch, Advanced Green InnovationsKen Losch
President
Advanced Green Innovations

Rod Richardson, Grace Richardson FundRod Richardson
President
Grace Richardson Fund

Rick Ulfik, We, The WorldRick Ulfik
Founder
We, The World

Mike Phillips, Turner Endangered Species Fund (TESF)Mike Phillips
Executive Director
Turner Endangered Species Fund (TESF)

Laughlin Artz, 2020 or BustLaughlin Artz
Executive Director
2020 or Bust

Andrew Quiat, Iliff School of TheologyAndrew Quiat
Trustee
Iliff School of Theology

Wiley Rhodes, One Step In Foundation, Newpoint CompaniesWiley Rhodes
Founder
One Step In Foundation
CEO
Newpoint Companies

Albert Slap, Coastal Risk ConsultingAlbert Slap
President
Coastal Risk Consulting

Jonathan Voss, Lake Research PartnersJonathan Voss
Vice President
Lake Research Partners

Gary Wockner, Save the PoudreGary Wockner
Executive Director
Save the Poudre

Eric Ringsby, Real Estate Investor, ArtistEric Ringsby
Real Estate Investor
Artist

Michael Dorsey, Joint CenterMichael Dorsey
Interim Director of Energy & Environment
Joint Center

Henry Elkus, HelenaHenry Elkus
Founder & CEO
Helena

Sam Feinburg, HelenaSam Feinburg
Executive Director
Helena

Chip Comins, AREIChip Comins
Chairman & CEO
AREI

Sally Ranney, AREI, WECANSally Ranney
President
AREI