15th ESW Annual Conference - Schedule

Checkout the schedule for ESWcon21! 
This year we are happy to present Walk and Talk Podcasting. Need a break from your computer? Stay immersed in the conference while you go for a walk, do the dishes or take a nap by listening to ESW members, chapters, friends and affiliates.
**all times in EST
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Thursday

Option 1

Option 2

1:00 PM

Welcome to UB and ESWcon21!

1:15 PM

Panel Discussion
Meet the Volunteers Behind ESW
Miguel Fraga, Sarah Barr Engel, Michael Vasudevan, Kavya Niranjan, Chris Kratzer and Kyle Gracey 

2:00 PM

Keynote Session
The Clean Energy Transition: A Utility Perspective
Sara Cavanaugh

3:00 PM

Breakout Session 1
Turning Away Habitual Precedents with Jim Jones
Carbon Pricing with Michael Shelly
   
Give Me a Lever: Technology as the Fulcrum in the Fight against Climate Change with Matthew Gordon

4:00 PM

Chapter Leadership Summit Part I
Breakout Session 2
Brewery Wastewater Treatment with Scott Wolcott 
 
Sustainable Focus Startup with Colin Huwyler 
 
Operative & Maintenace Optimization on Renewable Energy in Guanacaste, Costa Rica with Adams Hernandez Jimenez

5:00 PM

Tesla Energy Products - Development and Applications
Kim Gaslowitz, Tina Li and Luke Miller

6:00 PM

Career Fair Part I 

7:00 PM

Do Work That Makes a Difference: Engineering and the Peace Corps
Anne Tatarsky

8:00 PM

Concrete/World Sustainability 2030 commitments and how we get there?
Shawn Kalyn and Eric Albrecht

9:00 PM

Social Hour: Fancy Ramen Cooking Class

Friday

Option 1

Option 2

1:00 PM

Chapter Leadership Summit Part II
Breakout Session 3
Drink Beer & Save the Planet with Robert Johnson
 
How can YOU push companies to lobby for climate?  with Tessa Weiss
 
Not your Gramma’s CAP:  An Interactive Climate Action Plan for Storytelling and Spurring Change with Ryan McPherson

2:30 PM

Career Fair Part II
Poster Session

4:00 PM

Panel Discussion: 
High Performance Building Design with Amir Rezaei, Roxanne Button and Austin Izzo
Clean Energy Credit Union: Where you bank can help grow the clean energy movement with Blake Jones

5:00 PM

Keynote Session
Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act
Mark Lowery

6:00 PM

Breakout Session 4
Waste Management with John Atkinson
 
DEI: Double Energy Input with Daniel Ramirez
 
Buildings as a Climate Change Solution with Chris Magwood

7:00 PM

Game Night
ESW Discord

Saturday

Option 1

Option 2

10:00 AM

Breakfast with UB

11:00 AM

Career Fair Part III

1:00 PM

Lunch Break

2:00 PM

Breakout Session 6
Hawaii Solar & Storage Virtual Power Plants with Sebastian Selarque
 
The Power Grid with Nick Gilewski

3:30 PM

Breakout Session 7
Food Systems: Equity, Justice and Engineering with Derek Nichols
 
Sustainable supply chain management with Annie Agle
 
The demand side of the electricity access challenge in Africa: thinking beyond connection with Nathan Williams

5:00 PM

Panel Discussion: 
The Future of Sustainability with Amanda Pike, Tracy Skalski and Austin Izzo

6:00 PM

Breakout Session 8
Could This Bike be the New Reforestation Machine with Brody Rountree
 
Coping with Climate and COVID Anxiety with Sarah Ray
 
Costa Rica and Iceland’s Energy Models: Lessons for New Zealand in its Quest for 100% Renewable Electricity with Ava Alvarado
Earth Hacks Hackathon

7:00 PM

Keynote and Closing Remarks
Melissa Lee from The GREEN Program

8:30 PM

Cocktail Hour