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Environmental Governance

Big Data: A Game Changer for Environmental Managers, Advocates and Regulators?

Conference Materials

Agenda

Speaker Biographies

Presentations

Introduction to "Big Data" (and Friends), Stephen Harper, Global Director of Environment and Energy Policy, Intel Corporation

Next Generation Compliance and Big Data, Cynthia Giles, Assistant Administrator for the Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance, United States Environmental Protection Agency

How Can Government Environmental Agencies Use Big Data? Karen Bassett, Chief Deputy Director, Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality

How Can Government Environmental Agencies Use Big Data? Alexandra Dapolito Dunn, Executive Director and General Counsel, Association of Clean Water Administrators

How Can Organizations Use Big Data to Achieve Sustainability Objectives? Dr. Jane Snowdon, Director and Chief Innovation Officer, IBM Federal

MP3 Recordings

Entire conference (available soon)

Introduction to Big Data
Opening remarks by John Cruden, President, Environmental Law Institute
Address by Stephen Harper, Global Director of Environment and Energy Policy, Intel Corporation

How Will Government Environmental Agencies Use Big Data?
Keynote address by Cynthia Giles, Assistant Administrator for the Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance, United States Environmental Protection Agency

Panel Discussion on Government Use of Big Data (available soon)
Paul Hagen, Principal, Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. (moderator); Gary Guzy, Deputy Director, White House Council on Environmental Quality; Karen Bassett, Chief Deputy Director, Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality; Alexandra Dapolito Dunn, Executive Director and General Counsel, Association of Clean Water Administrators

How Will Citizens and Advocacy Groups Use Big Data?
Address by Peter Lehner, Executive Director, Natural Resources Defense Council

How Can Organizations Use Big Data to Achieve Sustainability Objectives?
Keynote address by Dr. Jane Snowdon, Director and Chief Innovation Officer, IBM Federal

Panel Discussion on Big Data and Organizational Sustainability Objectives
Dr. Jane Snowdon (moderator); Robert Francisco, President, FirstCarbon Solutions; Stewarth Leeth, Assistant Vice President, Environmental and Corporate Affairs and Senior Regulatory Counsel, Smithfield Foods; Stephen Harper, Global Director Environment and Energy Policy, Intel; Closing remarks by ELI Senior Attorney and Director, Nanotechnology Program, Linda Breggin