Panelists


Eléctricité de France Senior Vice President of –Public Affairs

Ambassador of France to the United States

Managing Director and World Bank Group Chief Financial Officer

Executive Director, CleanTX


Director, Institute of Transportation Studies, UC Berkeley

Director of the International Joint Unit Takuvik (CNRS/Université Laval), Canada

Associate Director for Climate Change - NCEZID - CDC Fort Collins

Partner, Haynes and Boone


Mayor of Angers, France

Associate Professor, St. Edward's University

VP Business development, Solairedirect

CEO, Serbel


CEO, Bamboo for Water

Director and Regional Representative of the United Nations Environment Programme's Regional Office for North America

Director of the Development and Publics Goods, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development, France

Founder and Chairman Emeritus of the Container Store


Senior research scientist at the Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research of the University of Colorado, United States of America

Senior Policy Advisor, Office of Energy and Climate Change, White House

Scientific director for Climate Change at the U.S. Geological Survey, United States.

Director of Economics, Edison Electric Institute


Ambassador of France to the Canada

Consul General of France in San Francisco

Cirad Director General in charge of Research and Strategy

Senior Policy Advisor, Clean Energy Canada


Anny Cazenave, Director for Earth Sciences at the International Space Science Institute, France

Marie-Anne Coninsx, Ambassador of the European Union to Canada

Director of the One World One Water Center, Denver, United States of America

Senior Vice President for Sustainability, Strategy and Policy NRG Energy


Senior researcher at the Laboratoire "Ecologie, Systématique & Evolution", Université Paris-Sud Orsay, France

Veteran journalist from KERA television & radio

University of Alberta Provost and Vice-President

Special Assistant to the President and Director of Private Sector Engagement, White House


Regional director for Alberta and the North, Pembina Institute

Consul General of France in Vancouver

Deputy Director of Takuvik, scientific leader of the icebreaker NGCC Amundsen and scientific director of ArcticNet, Canada.

Managing Director in Lazard's Technology Investment Banking Group


Communication Adviser to the World Meteorological Organization’s Commission for Climatology

Dean, College of Professional Studies, Metropolitan State University of Denver, United States of America

Chairman of Royal Dutch Shell

CEO of Alberta Innovates - Energy & Environment Solutions


Assistant City Manager, City of Dallas

Climate science, policy, and adaptation program manager for the Planning Division at Denver Water, United States of America

Communications Director, Hunt Institute for Engineering & Humanity

Professor, Dean of the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric , University of Miami


Founder and CEO of Plume Labs

Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund

Special Advisor on Sustainable Development to the UN Global Compact, former Executive Coordinator for the Rio+20 Conference, and former French ambassador for climate change negotiations.

Senior Vice President of Hillwood Properties


Anthropologist of the European Centre for the Arctic (CEARC), University of Versailles, France

Olivier Le Gall, Deputy director general, INRA, France

CEO, UrbanWindDesign

Science and Technology Attaché at the Consulate General of France in Vancouver


Consul General of France in Miami

Mayor of Miami Beach

CEO of Fenix International (US)

Vice President Corporate Social Responsibility & Sustainability at L'Oreal USA


Senior Program Advisor for the Center for Energy Studies, Baker Institute, Rice University

Paleo climatologist at the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission, France.

President and CEO of Total E&P Canada

Ed McCauley, Vice-President , University of Calgary


Regents Professor and Distinguished Professor of Agricultural Economics at Texas A&M University

DOI Director, Southeast Climate Science Center

Senior Director, Center for Energy Studies

EPA Region 8, United States


President and CEO, Texas Trees Foundation

City Manager or Miami Beach

Chief Meteorologist for NBC6

Deputy Regional Director of the United Nations Environment Programme Regional Office for North America


Former Director, Office of Transportation and Air Quality, Environmental Protection Agency

Research Chair in Global Health at the Balsillie School of International Affairs - Wilfrid Laurier University

CEO, Concurrent Design, Inc.

Physicist and Climate Scientist, University of Toronto


Counselor for Science and Technology, Embassy of France in the United States

Associate Professor, FIU – School of Journalism

British Columbia Minister of Environment, Canada

Chris Poulet; Alliance française of Denver, United States


Global Director of Sustainability for Mars, Inc.

Honorary Consul for France in Colorado, United States of America

VP Drinking Water Solutions, Omni Water Solutions Inc.

Mayor of Vancouver, Canada.


City of Dallas Mayor

Glaciologist. Chancellor Professor, Earth System Science School of Physical Sciences .

Epidemiologist in occupational and environmental health, Centre Virchow-Villermé - Université Paris-Descartes (France)

Consul General of France in Houston


Chair of Innovation Policy and Technology Translation, University of Alberta

Executive Fellow at the University of Calgary’s School of Public Policy

Carbon Talks and Renewable Cities Executive Director, Vancouver, Canada.

Director of the Precourt Energy Efficiency Center, Stanford


Alban Thomas, head of the Social Science Scientific Division (SAE2), INRA - France

Cardiologist and Professor of Physiology at University Paris Descartes - France

Special representative to the minister Laurent Fabius for COP 21 and Ambassador for Climate Change

Louie Tupas, Director for the Institute of Bioenergy, Climate, and Environment, USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture


Senior Water and Climate Research Scientist, Colorado State University

Business Development, BoostHEAT

President, American Energy Society

Journalist and host of the Canadian radio program “les Années Lumière.”, Canada.


Report on Business Editor, Globe and Mail

President and CEO of the United Nations Association in Canada