environment

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

- CDT
A Primer on the Three Pillars: What does Sustainability Mean?
Ted Carling
Ted Carling
Ecotone Analytics, Co-Founder & COO
Ashleyn Przedwiecki
Ashleyn Przedwiecki
Social Enterprise - MSP, Community Manager

People! Place! Profile! Let's kick off the day with a primer on the three essential pillars of Sustainability!

Following this session join the speaker(s) in the Community Lounge for a 15 minute Q&A.

- CDT
The Future of Solar Energy and Battery Storage
Eric Pasi
Eric Pasi
Impact Power Solutions, Chief Development Officer
Sohan Das
Sohan Das
EVS, VP of Renewable Energy
Adam Iliff
Adam Iliff
Vessyll & Tesla, Founder & Senior Project Manager
Julian Ryba White
Julian Ryba White
Partner, Nokomis Energy
Casey Shultz
Casey Shultz
Beta.MN, Executive Director

We'll touch on the current state of solar and battery storage, trends that we're seeing in the industry, and how these together are instrumental in creating a more sustainable energy grid. 

Following this session join the speaker(s) in the Community Lounge for a 15 minute Q&A.

- CDT
Powering through a Pivot: How Sustainable Food Company, SOULMUCH, navigated uncertainty and stayed true to their mission
Courtney Ready
Courtney Ready
Target, Incubator Program Manager
Reyanne Mustafa
Reyanne Mustafa
SOULMUCH, Co-Founder
Kristian Krugman
Kristian Krugman
SOULMUCH, Co-Founder

Here how these recent Target Incubator alumni have navigated uncertainty and stayed true to their mission.

SOULMUCH is a social startup venture that has found a solution to the logistics of rescuing food waste and upcycling into delicious snacks that are good for you and the health of the planet.

Following this session join a 15min discussion in the Community Lounge.

- CDT
Sustainable Development: Is There Such A Thing?
Sam Ruben
Sam Ruben
Mighty Buildings, Co-Founder / Chief Sustainability Officer
Julia Eagles
Julia Eagles
Institute for Market Transformation, Associate Director of Utility and Regulatory Strategy
Sam Rockwell
Sam Rockwell
Move Minnesota, Executive Director
Nina Axelson
Nina Axelson
Ever-Green Energy, Vice President of Sustainability and Outreach
McKenzie Erickson
McKenzie Erickson
BETA (Contractor), TCSW Track Lead

This conversation focuses on environmental sustainability. We touch on policies, funding, building codes and why action is needed now.

Following this session join a 15min discussion in the Community Lounge.