Larry Robinson, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Ellen Williams, Chief Scientist, BP

Marilu Hastings, Program Director, The Cynthia and George Mitchell Foundation (teleconference)

12:20 pm

General Discussion and Q&A on Sponsor Perspectives

12:40 pm


1:30 pm

State and Local Government Perspective on Sustainability Linkages

David Paylor, Director, Virginia Department of Environmental Quality

Howard Neukrug, Commissioner, City of Philadelphia

2:10 pm

Industry Perspective on Sustainability Linkages

Hank Habicht, Managing Partner, SAIL Capital Partners

Edwin Pinero, Executive Vice President, Veolia Water

North America (teleconference)

2:50 pm


3:05 pm

Nongovernmental Perspective on Sustainability Linkages

Rebecca Shaw, Associate Vice President, Environmental Defense Fund

Marty Spitzer, World Wildlife Fund

3:45 pm

National Perspective on Sustainability Linkages

Sally Ericsson, Director, Natural Resource Programs, Office of Management and Budget

Bruce Rodan, Senior Policy Analyst, Office of Science and Technology Policy

4:25 pm

Department of Defense Perspective on Sustainability Linkages

Richard G. Kidd IV, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army, U.S. Department of Defense

4:40 pm

Open Microphone Session: Brief Comments from Interested Parties

Comments will be limited to 5 minutes, if you would like to address the committee please send an email to

5:15 pm

Open Session Adjourns

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