Climate Change Economics and Energy Finance Symposium March 1, 2012 Event Program

Breakfast and Registration Welcome and Introduction Iftekhar Hasan, Professor of Finance and the E. Gerald Corrigan Chair of International Business and Finance, Fordham University Review of the Scientific Research and Evidence Sris Chatterjee, Fordham University, Moderator Jan Dash, Fordham University Anthony Broccoli, Rutgers University Bruce Kahn, Deutsche Bank

8:00 a.m. to 8:50 a.m. 8:50 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.

9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

This panel will explore the evolving area of scientific research and evidence concerning climate change and the environment, including obstacles to science communication. Political and Legislative Developments Joan M. Bondareff, Blank Rome LLP, Moderator Peter Peyser, Blank Rome Government Relations LLC Friederich Soltau, United Nations Efforts to address climate change transcend any one country, or any one government, and these efforts are particularly in focus during this U.S. election year. This panel will present and discuss significant political and legislative developments related to climate change, both domestically and abroad. 10:15 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Lunch and Keynote Speeches Donna Rapaccioli, Dean of the Gabelli School of Business and Dean of the Business Faculty Fordham University Edgar Bronfman Jr., General Partner, Accretive LLC Executive Chairman, Global Thermostat, LLC Graciela Chichilnisky, COO, Global Thermostat, LLC Professor of Economics, Columbia University Robert Fuest, COO & Head of Investment Research Landor & Fuest Capital Managers, LLC Fordham Wall Street Council

11:30 a.m. to 12:50 p.m.

Federal and State Regulation Sheila Foster, Fordham University School of Law, Moderator Professor Michael B. Gerrard, Columbia University Joseph A. Siegel, U.S. EPA Region 2 Gernot Wagner, Environmental Defense Fund

1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Several regulatory agencies, particularly the EPA, are playing a pivotal role in promulgating and enforcing rules to mitigate activities contributing to climate change. Will these rules be effective and necessary to mitigate climate change, or will they impose excessively burdensome economic costs that can weaken an already fragile economy? This panel will discuss these and related matters in the area of agency regulation of activities impacting climate change.

Climate Change Economics and Energy Finance Symposium

March 1, 2012

Markets and Finance Carlos E. Gutierrez, Blank Rome LLP, Moderator Addison Armstrong, Tradition Energy Ehud I. Ronn, University of Texas at Austin Ralph Daley, EnXco Vanessa Stewart, Soltage

2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Properly functioning markets for energy products and derivatives, including renewable energy certificates, are crucial for the efficient development of energy facilities and renewable energy resources. This group of panelists will address how these markets function and how they may be improved to foster the development of new energy resources. Mitigation and Applications Nicholas A. Giannasca, Blank Rome LLP, Moderator Curtis Ravenel, Bloomberg L.P. Stuart Gruskin, Gruskin Gordon Rana Mukerji, New York Independent System Operator Inc. Jon Hartnett, EnerNOC, Inc. A number of policies, programs and technologies have been implemented to stimulate the production of new, more “clean” energy resources or to facilitate the more efficient use of existing energy facilities and resources. Our panelists will present an overview of how well corporate sustainability programs can work, how grid operators are addressing climate change through demand response and other measures, and what role new natural gas supplies will play in achieving significant emission reductions. Closing Remarks Michael Pirson, Faculty of Management Systems, Fordham University Cocktail Reception (Faculty Dining Room) 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Climate Change Economics and Energy Finance Symposium

March 1, 2012

Companies Exhibiting Clean Technologies

Climate Change Economics and Energy Finance Symposium

March 1, 2012

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