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Argus California Carbon & LCFS Summit

250 + Senior Carbon & Emissions Leaders | 30+ Industry Speakers | 15 + Hours of Networking

The 2017 Argus California Carbon and LCFS Summit returns to Napa, October 9 - 11! 

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North America’s carbon, emissions, and fuels markets are in a state of uncertainty under today’s policies. The current state of the California’s Cap-and-Trade and LCFS program  as well as federal emission initiatives have market participants questioning the future of their emissions obligations. 

Join over 250 of your peers in Napa to better understand the changing dynamics of California's carbon and fuels markets as well as federal and emerging state emissions programs! 

 Register by Friday, August 4th to save $500!


Confirmed speakers: 

  • Aimee Barnes, Senior Advisor to the Governor, Governor Edmund Brown's Office 
  • Rajinder Sahota, Assistant Division Chief, California Air Resources Board 
  • Sam Wade, Chief, Transportation Fuels Branch, California Air Resources Board 
  • Melissa Lavinson, VP Federal and Political Affairs and Chief Sustainability Officer, PG&E 
  • Neville Fernandes, President, Neste Oil 
  • Ray Williams, Director, Long-Term Energy Policy, PG&E
  • George Minter, External Affairs and Environmental Strategy, SoCalGas 
  • Fiona Oliver-Glasford, Senior Manager, Carbon Strategy and Integrated Resource Planning, Enbridge 
  • Joe Gershen, Director of Sales and Marketing, New Leaf Biofuel
  • Kevin Poloncarz, Partner, Paul Hastings 
  • Timothy Tutt, Regulatory Affairs Program Manager, SMUD 
  • Pat Cummins, Senior Policy Advisor, Center for a New Energy Economy
  • Graham Noyes, Executive Director, Low Carbon Fuels Coalition 
  • Chris Busch, Director of Research, Energy Innovation LLC 
  • Craig Ebert, President, Climate Action Reserve 
  • Katie Sullivan, Managing Director, IETA 
  • Philip Sheehy, Technical Director, ICF 
  • Jessica Dell, West Coast Bureau Chief, Argus
  • Paul Niznik, Manager, Biofuels & Environment, Argus Consulting Services
  • Michael Ball, Editor, Argus Air Daily, Argus
  • Zander Capozzola, Editor, Argus Americas Biofuels, Argus 

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What to expect: 

  • Two tracks - Fuels and Carbon Markets: Over 30 industry experts within the carbon, fuels and emissions market will address your most pressing questions about the state of the market! View the full agenda. 
  • Women in carbon and emissions breakfast: Join the influential women who are shaping the market for a private breakfast and networking on Tuesday morning, October 10th! 
  • Golf outing: Do not miss out on this year's golf outing! Join your peers in an informal environment for friendly competition and networking! 
  • Two in-depth workshops: Dive deep into the markets with our two in-depth workshops. Our full day pre-conference workshop will provide you with an A - Z training on the RFS and RINs market!. Our half-day post-conference workshop will provide you with the information you need to know to better understand California's Cap-and-Trade and LCFS programs. Learn more here. 
  • Two unforgettable receptions: The receptions at the Argus California Carbon and LCFS Summit are always a huge highlight of the event! Join us for wine tasting and networking. More information to be announced. 

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Attendee breakdown by sector

Attendee industry breakdown

A snap-shot of companies who attend: 

7-Eleven Inc • Abengoa • ACT Commodities Inc • ADM • Agron Bioenergy LLC • Air Liquide • Air Quality Consultants • AJW, Inc. • Allotrope Partners LLC • Alpha Inception • American Carbon Registry • Autumn Wind Associaties • Baker & McKenzie LLP • BC Environmental Insurance Brokers, Inc. • Biofuels Development Group • Blue Source • BP Energy • Brightfield Energy • Brookside • CA Public Utilities Commission • California Air Resources Board • California Biodiesel Alliance • California Ethanol & Power • California ISO • • Cap-Op Energy • Chevron • City of San Francisco • Clean Energy Fuels • Clean Energy Renewables • Climate Action Reserve • Coalition-Renewable Nat. Gas • Community Fuels • Constellation: An Excelon Company • CTX North America • DRW Commodities • DTE Biomass Energy, Inc. • E&B Natural Resources Management Corp • E2 • E3 • Eco-Energy • EDF Trading • Element Markets • Energy Power Partners • Environment & Energy Publishing • Environmental Attribute Advisors • EPA • EverStream Capital • Evolution Markets Inc. • First Environment, Inc. • Flyers Energy, LLC • Foresight Group US • Gaz Métro • GHI Energy, LLC • GlassPoint Solar • Glencore • GlobalView • Golden Gate Petroleum • Government of Alberta • Green Carbon • ICF International • ICIS • ICIS Tschach Solutions • Idaho Power Company • Idemitsu Apollo • IETA • Inland Empire Energy Center, LLC • Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (ICE) • Iogen Corporation • IPC USA, Inc • KAAPA Ethanol • Karbone Inc. • Kentucky River Properties • Koch Supply & Trading • Latham & Watkins • Life Cycle Associates • Low Carbon Fuels Coalition • Lunday Thagard • Manatt • Mansfield Oil • Manzanita Advisors • Marex Spectron • Napa Valley Petroleum • Nepal Agriculture Workers Union • Nepal Framar Union • Neste Oil • New Forests • NextGen Climate America • Noble Americas • Nustar • NuStar Energy, LP • Oberon Fuels, Inc. • Office of Governor Jay Inslee • Oregon Clean Fuels Program • Origin Climate Inc. • Pacific Gas and Electric Company • PBF Energy • Pearson Fuels • PFL • PG&E • Phillips 66 • Platinum Partners • POET • Powerex Corp. • Pro Petroleum Inc. • Propel Fuels • Red Mesa, LLC • Renewable Energy Group • Restore the Earth Foundation • RINAlliance Inc. • Royal Bank of Canada • RPMG • Ruby Canyon Engineering • S&A Carbon • Sacramento Municipal Utility District • Sacramento Regional Transit District • SCB & Associates • SCB Group • SEI Fuel Services, Inc. • Shell Energy North America • Shell Oil Products US • SK Energy Americas Inc. • SMUD • Southern California Gas • SPEC Services, Inc. • State of California Department of General Services • Statkraft • STOEL RIVES LLP • Terra-Gen • Tesoro • TexonLP • TFS Energy • The Climate Trust • The Earth Partners LP • The Finerty Group, Inc. • TransCanada Pipelines • Turlock Irrigation District • UC Davis • US Oil • Verdeo • Vermont Agency of Administration • Wabashco • Waterfall Group • Western Canada Biodiesel Association, and many more! 

Attendee breakdown by job title

Job title attendee breakdown

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Low Carbon Fuels Coalition

American Carbon Registry

California Biodiesel Alliance

National Biodiesel Board

Renewable Natural Gas

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