Learn how renewable methane can help California:

  • Achieve GHG emissions reduction objectives in SB 32, AB 197, and SB 1383
  • Integrate sustainability goals for organic waste (ag, food, forestry, and wastewater)
  • Accelerate development of practical, large-scale storage for renewable power
  • Facilitate the creation of a low-carbon hydrogen supply for a fuel cell future
  • Create economic development opportunities for disadvantaged regions

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2017 Featured Speakers


Jack Broadbent

Executive Officer/Air Pollution Control Officer, Bay Area Air Quality Management District

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Mary Nichols

Chair, California Air Resources Board (CARB)

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Wayne Nastri

Acting Executive Officer, South Coast Air Quality Management District

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Martha Guzman-Aceves

Deputy Legislative Secretary, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.

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Kip Lipper

Chief Policy Advisor, Energy, Natural Resources, and Environment, Office of CA Senate Pro Tempore Kevin de Leon

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George Minter

Regional Vice President, External Affairs and Environmental Strategy, Southern California Gas Company

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Jack Brouwer

Associate Director, National Fuel Cell Research Center

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Julia Levin

Executive Director, Bioenergy Association of California

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William Zobel

Vice President of Market Development and Strategy, Trillium CNG

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Harrison Clay

President, Clean Energy Renewable Fuels

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Tina Andolina

Senior Policy Consultant, Office of State Senator Ben Allen

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Paul Relis

Senior Vice President, Director of Environmental Affairs, CR&R Incorporated

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Johannes Escudero

Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director, Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas

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Cliff Gladstein

President, Gladstein Neandross & Associates

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2017 Agenda

8:00 am - 8:30 am

Day 1 – Rethink Methane Symposium Breakfast

8:30 am - 5:30 pm

Day 1 – Rethink Methane Symposium

The Symposium will feature leaders from the bioenergy, hydrogen, fuel cell, solar, wind, and natural gas industries to discuss barriers and identify solutions to harness the state’s vast renewable methane feedstocks—including dairy manure, agriculture stubble, municipal food and green waste, forestry biomass, and power-to-gas. Panel topics and speakers will be announced soon.

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Day 1 – Rethink Methane Symposium Networking Reception

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Day 2 – Rethink Methane Symposium Off-Site Tour