Carbon Trading After Copenhagen - SOLD OUT!

Cleantech Thought Leader Series

Tuesday March 9, 2010
6:00-7:00 pm - Light dinner and Networking
7:00-8:30 pm - Talk and Q&A
University Club 800 Powell St, San Francisco CA  Map


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This event is over capacity.  Walk-in registration may not be available.  Thank you for the strong interest in this program.

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Join us for the fifth installment of the Harvard Club's Cleantech Thought Leader Series on Tuesday March 9, 2010 at The University Club in San Francisco for an evening presentation and panel discussion of with top carbon experts.

Neal Dikeman, partner at Jane Capital Partners, founder of and chairman of Carbonflow will lead discussions with an all-star panel of carbon leaders.

Confirmed panelists:

Josh Margolis - CantorCO2e, Chief Executive Officer. CantorCO2e is the world's oldest carbon trading company and is a leading provider of financial services to the environmental and energy markets worldwide. CantorCO2e offers finance, advice, technology and transaction services to clients managing emissions across the world. Before becoming CEO of CantorCO2e, Josh was Managing Director of US environmental credit trading and consulting operations at Cantor Fitzgerald Brokerage. As CEO, Josh oversees the management of North American emissions and renewable energy markets.

Marc Stuart - EcoSecurities, Co-Founder. Founded as a start-up in 1997, EcoSecurities is now a leading global developer of greenhouse gas reduction projects. EcoSecurities was publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange until it was purchased by JP Morgan in 2009 for $204 million. One of the two original co-founders, Marc is currently Director of New Business Development and also heads up the firm's Government and Regulatory Affairs Group. Marc also sits on the Board of the International Emissions Trading Association (IETA). Outside the compliance carbon market, he is on the Board of the Voluntary Carbon Standard Association. He was one of the founders of the US based Coalition for Emission Reduction Projects (USCERP) and sits on the Advisory Boards of REEX Capital Asia (formerly the Singapore Renewable Energy Exchange) and Ecosystem Marc is currently serving a two year term as one of two private sector observers to the World Bank's $5B Clean Technology Fund. In January of 2009, he was named one of 30 "Green Heroes" by CNBC European Business magazine.

Miguel Rescalvo - Det Norske Veritas, Director for Climate Change Services North America. Created in 1864 to inspect and evaluate the technical condition of Norwegian merchant vessels, DNV was the first company authorized by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change to provide accreditation of Certified Emissions Reductions from Clean Development Mechanism projects under the Kyoto Protocol. DNV today provides risk management services and is the world's largest carbon auditor. Miguel Rescalvo heads DNV's climate change services practice in North America.

Paul Architzel – Alston & Bird, Partner. Prior to joining Alston & Bird, Paul was chief counsel of the Division of Market Oversight at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission for more than 20 years. He was the main architect of the new framework for futures market regulation, codified by the Commodity Futures Modernization Act of 2000 (CFMA), and wrote the CFTC's rules for regulated and exempt markets. In recognition of this work, he was granted the Presidential Rank Award of "Distinguished Executive" in 2000. Paul's current clients include BM&F Bovespa S.A., Deutsche Borse AG—Eurex, Osaka Securities Exchange, Co., Ltd., Tokyo Financial Futures Exchange, Inc. and the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

Meet with carbon leaders and learn the real truth from the experts who make the market.

This program is presented in conjunction with the San Francisco Carbon Collaborative and, as well as the International Emissions Trading Association.

About the series . . .

The Cleantech Thought Leader Series introduces the Harvard Club community and guests to thought leaders working on the many front lines of clean energy technology. The series is chaired by Augie Rakow, an intellectual property attorney and Board Member of the Harvard Club of San Francisco. Send comments and suggestions to

Sponsor Alston & Bird LLP is a leading national law firm with specialized expertise in intellectual property, finance and regulatory aspects of clean energy technology.