The 2011 GreenGov Symposium is presented by the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) and the Association of Climate Change Officers (ACCO).  This year's program will be held Oct. 31-Nov. 2, 2011 in Washington, DC.

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October 31 – November 2, 2011
Washington Hilton (Washington, DC)

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2011 Plenary and Keynote Speakers

More than 325 senior officials from Federal agencies and thought leaders are already confirmed to speak at the 2011 GreenGov Symposium, with dozens being added each day. To view the final program agenda, please click here .

2011 confirmed plenary speakers included:

  • Jack Lew – Director, Office of Management and Budget
  • Nancy Sutley – Chair, White House Council on Environmental Quality
  • Martha Johnson – Administrator, U.S. General Services Administration

  • Kevin Johnson – Mayor, City of Sacramento, California
  • James L. Connaughton – Executive Vice President, Corporate Affairs, Public and Environmental Policy, Constellation Energy
  • George Frampton, Jr. – Senior Of Counsel, Covington & Burling LLP

2011 keynote speakers included:

  • Thomas Armstrong – Director of National Coordination, U.S. Global Change Research Program, White House Office of Science and Technology
  • George Arnold – National Coordinator for Smart Grid Interoperability, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
  • Sharon Burke – Assistant Secretary of Defense for Operational Energy Plans and Programs
  • Cindy Drucker – Director, Global Sustainability, SC Johnson
  • Nancy Gillis – Director, Federal Supply Chain Emissions, U.S. General Services Administration
  • Katherine Hammack – Assistant Secretary of the Army (Installations, Energy & Environment), Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army, U.S. Army
  • Tom Hicks – Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Energy, U.S. Navy
  • Alice Hill – Senior Counselor to the Secretary, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • Kathleen Hogan – Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency, U.S. Department of Energy
  • David Lear – Executive Director, Corporate Sustainability, Dell
  • Stephen Leeds – Senior Counselor to the Administrator, U.S. General Services Administration
  • Jason Miller – Special Assistant to the President for Manufacturing Policy, Executive Office of the President of the United States
  • Eleni Reed – Chief Greening Officer, U.S. General Services Administration
  • Robert Peck – Commissioner, Public Buildings Sector, U.S. General Services Administration
  • Michael Robertson – Chief of Staff, U.S. General Services Administration
  • Dorothy Robyn – Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Installations and Environment, U.S. Department of Defense
  • Mayor Brian Roth – Town of Plymouth, North Carolina
  • Josh Silverman – Director of the Office of Sustainability Support, U.S. Department of Energy
  • James Sullivan – Director, Office of Asset Enterprise Management, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Rear Admiral David W. Titley – Oceanographer and Navigator of the Navy, Director, Maritime Domain Awareness and Space
  • Tim Unruh – Program Manager, Federal Energy Management Program, U.S. Department of Energy
  • Terry Yonkers – Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Installations, Environment and Logistics, U.S. Air Force
  • Liz York – Chief Sustainability Officer, Office of the Chief Operating Officer, Centers for Disease Control


These speakers were joined by hundreds of subject matter experts from:
  • Advisory Council on Historic Preservation
  • AEA Project Performance Corporation
  • Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers
  • Alliance to Save Energy
  • American University
  • American Public University
  • Amtrak
  • Arlington County
  • Bayer Corporation
  • BNA
  • Bonneville Power Administration
  • Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Center for Climate Strategies
  • Center for Resource Solutions
  • Centers for Disease Control
  • CH2M Hill
  • City of Alexandria
  • City of New York
  • City of Philadelphia
  • Climate Counts
  • Computer Science Corporation
  • Conservation International
  • Conservation Services Group
  • Constellation Energy
  • Dell
  • Digital Energy Solutions Campaign (DESC)
  • District of Columbia Department of Environment
  • District of Columbia Office of Planning
  • Earth Advantage Institute
  • Econoler International
  • Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)
  • Electronic Recyclers International
  • EMC Corporation
  • Entergy
  • Enviance
  • Environmental Defense Fund
  • Fairfax County
  • Five Winds International
  • FMYI
  • George Washington University
  • GoDCGo
  • Great Western Institute
  • Green IT Council
  • Green Seal
  • Gulf Coast Energy Network
  • HDR Inc.
  • Healthcare Career Advancement Program
  • Heapy Engineering
  • HP
  • IBM Global Business Services
  • ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability
  • IFC Footprint Program
  • Image Microsystems
  • Intel
  • International Society of Sustainability Professionals
  • J.D. Power and Associates
  • Johnson Controls
  • Kohler
  • LMI
  • McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP
  • Microsoft
  • MWW Group
  • NAEM
  • National Biodiesel Board
  • New York State Energy Research and Development Authority
  • Noblis
  • Northrop Grumman
  • Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  • OXFAM America
  • Pacific Gas & Electric
  • Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
  • PC Builders and Recyclers
  • Pepco Holdings
  • Pew Center on Global Climate Change
  • PG&E
  • SAIC
  • Sandia National Laboratories
  • SAP
  • Schneider Electric
  • Sebesta Blomberg
  • Shaw Industries
  • Subaru of Indiana Automotive
  • Summit Energy
  • SunEdison
  • The Climate Registry
  • The FHW Group
  • Tripos Software
  • Trucost
  • U.S. Green Building Council
  • UL Environment
  • Union of Concerned Scientists
  • University of South Carolina
  • Urban Land Institute
  • Verizon
  • VFA Inc.
  • Vornado Realty Trust
  • Waste Management
  • WGL Holdings
  • WorkingBuildings
  • World Environment Center
  • World Resources Institute
  • Xanterra Parks & Resorts at the Grand Canyon Railway
  • More than 15 Federal agencies






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