As we embark on the path to “build back better” following the pandemic, our energy systems should be designed with resilience in ways that ensure equity. This panel will discuss emerging efforts aimed at bending the arc towards vulnerable populations now, not as a last resort.
Jonathan Koehn, Chief Sustainability & Resilience Officer, City of Boulder
Carlos Martin, Senior Fellow, The Urban Institute
Destenie Nock, Assistant Professor of Engineering and Public Policy, Carnegie
Kathryn Wright, Program Director, Building Energy, Urban Sustainability
Chief Sustainability & Resilience Officer, City of Boulder
Jonathan is the Chief Sustainability Policy Advisor for the City of Boulder, where he works to implement the city’s sustainability agenda, specifically in relation to energy and climate action, but more broadly across the complete spectrum of the...
Assistant Professor of Engineering and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University
Dr. Destenie Nock is an Assistant Professor in Civil & Environmental Engineering (CEE), and Engineering and Public Policy (EPP). Her research is focused on applying optimization and decision analysis tools to evaluate the sustainability, equity,...
Program Director, Building Energy, Urban Sustainability Directors Network
Kathryn joined the Urban Sustainability Directors Network in February 2020 as the Programs Director for Building Energy. Prior to USDN, Kathryn led Cadmus’ Sustainable Communities and Organizations practice. Illustrative work includes conducting...
Maui Economic Development Board (MEDB) is a Non-Profit 501(c)(3) with mission to lead and inspire innovation in business, education, and our community. Founded in 1982, MEDB is a statewide leader in economic development strategies to diversify Hawaii’s economy through business assistance services in the tech sector, STEM education and workforce development, and conference management.