|  AGENDA  •  Perspectives at Innovation Summit  •  Las Vegas, Nevada  •  10-13 October 2022

|  PRE-EVENT •  Monday, October 10

Welcome Reception

5:00 - 6:30 pm

​Join us for welcome drinks and hors d'oeuvres to kick off the conference. You can take this opportunity to check-in for the event early, obtain your event materials, and meet your host before the conference begins on Tuesday.

|  PERSPECTIVES at INNOVATION SUMMIT •  Tuesday, October 11

7:00 am

Registration Begins

Breakfast 7:30 - 8:45 am

8:45 am

Perspectives at Innovation Summit General Session

The Transformation Imperative

Kick off Perspectives Summit with an inspiring talk from Sustainability Business leader, Steve Wilhite, exploring the challenges businesses face in today's changing world, and the resilience-boosting strategies designed to sustain performance over time. 

|  PERSPECTIVES •  Wednesday, 1 April

9:45 am

Perspectives at Innovation Summit

Breakout Sessions

One Year Later:  Navigating the SBTI Net-Zero Guidance
 

Powering the Sustainable Future with Digital Technology

Digital technology is becoming non-negotiable in the pursuit of sustainability goals. Get an inside look at how organizations are using digital innovations, from AI to IoT, to save money, accelerate progress, and drive real-time resource management decisions.

On the anniversary of the release of the Science Based Targets Initiative's Corporate Net-Zero Standard, join us to reflect on how this guidance has influenced corporate goal-setting and share on lessons learned in the field.

Solving for Scope 1: Electrification & Industrial Innovations

Explore how electrification of fleets and equipment and adoption of emerging solutions like hydrogen are helping even the hardest-to-abate industries build a roadmap to net-zero.

The Role of Offsets in Credible Decarbonization: Bring Your Burning Questions!

Hear from experts on evolutions in voluntary carbon markets, the connection of offsets to net-zero ambitions, and how to communicate credibly about your actions – without greenwashing.  We know this is a hot market topic, so bring your burning questions!

10:45 am

Networking Break

Take this time to network with fellow event attendees and visit our demo area.

11:15 am

Perspectives at Innovation Summit

General Session

Supply Chain Solutions: How Leaders are Embracing the Challenge of Scope 3

Innovations in supply chain decarbonization are making what once felt impossible, possible. Be inspired by leaders and learn best practices to adopt in your organization's Scope 3 journey.

|  PERSPECTIVES •  Wednesday, 1 April

12:00 - 1:15 pm

Lunch & Networking Break

1:15 pm

Perspectives at Innovation Summit

General Session

Risk, Regulation, and ESG: Credibility is King

With corporate climate and environmental impact under the microscope of more stakeholders than ever before, how can businesses balance transparency with ambition, all while avoiding the risk of greenwashing? 

|  PERSPECTIVES •  Wednesday, 1 April

2:15 pm

Perspectives at Innovation Summit 

Breakout Sessions

Getting Ready for the SEC Proposed Rule

Get everything you need to be prepared to report confidently following the likely implementation of the SEC's climate disclosure mandate.

Leading Edge Sustainability in Action

Most companies are acting on emissions, water, and waste today, but several huge topics are looming just around the corner. Learn how the next generation of sustainability imperatives, such as biodiversity and circularity, will push organizations to rethink how they operate.

Energy Market Volatility: Preparing for the Unpredictable

The volatility of the past three years has made energy management an even more critical business driver. Many organizations are looking for tools and strategies to address this persistent market volatility.  In this session, we’ll provide an overview of energy market volatility, including current drivers and what's next, as well as ways to manage market volatility through both portfolio risk management and on-site renewables.

Sustainability Solutions Round Robin

Make quick and impactful connections with your peers and the experts and tech you need to make progress on your sustainability journey.

3:15 pm

Networking Break

Take this time to network with fellow event attendees and visit our demo area.

3:45 pm

Perspectives at Innovation Summit

General Session
& Wrap Up

Today’s Challenges, Tomorrow’s Dynamics

A pandemic. A changing climate. Stretched supply chains, significant conflicts, and intense competition for supply of every energy source. Today's landscape of energy management has never been more complex, more prone to disruptions of every kind, and more challenging to navigate. It has also never had more opportunity before it. What must companies consider to prepare for a dynamic future?

|  PERSPECTIVES •  Wednesday, 1 April

6:00 - 8:30 pm

Dinner & Drinks

Join us for dinner and drinks after the first day of Perspectives. More information to follow.

|  PERSPECTIVES at INNOVATION SUMMIT •  Wednesday, Oct 12

7:30 - 8:45 am

Breakfast

8:30 am

Innovation Summit

Opening Keynote

Innovation Summit Opening Session

Aamir Paul, President, North America and Panel Discussion

10:15 am

Perspectives at Innovation Summit

Workshops

Getting Started with Decarbonization

Jump start your decarbonization program with the essentials of data collection and management, how to set targets and determine materiality, and decarbonization levers to pull at each stage of your journey.

Your Renewable Energy Journey: Getting Started

Work closely with Schneider Electric experts, solution providers, and peers to understand the span of market instruments and contract structures, the risks and benefits of different project types, and how to engage your stakeholders and gain buy-in on renewable procurement tactics.

Your Renewable Energy Journey: Advanced Topics

Explore applications of emerging innovative renewable energy procurement techniques, from tax equity to 24/7 carbon-free energy, and hear from industry experts and peers about how today's market dynamics may impact your short- and long-term procurement strategy. 

11:45 - 12:15 pm

Networking Break

Take this time to network with fellow event attendees and visit our demo area.

12:15 - 1:30 pm

Lunch 

1:30 pm

Bonus Perspectives at Innovation Summit
Breakout Session

with Limited Seating

Sustainability Solutions Round Robin

Make quick and impactful connections with your peers and the experts and tech you need to make progress on your sustainability journey

2:45 pm

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The Path to Net Zero Carbon: How to Translate Ambition into Action

Interactive Q&A about the Infrastructure Jobs Act

4:00 pm

Innovation Summit

Guest Closing Keynote

Harnessing the Power of Analytics to Improve Your Business

Jeff Ma, Engineer and inspiration behind the movie 21, shares the numbers that changed his life. 

INNOVATION SUMMIT continues •  Thursday, Oct 13

7:30 - 8:45 am

Breakfast

9:00 am

Innovation Summit

Guest Opening Keynote

Innovation Summit Opening Session

10:30 am

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Breakout Sessions

Microgrids are a One-Stop Solution: Sustainability, Resilience & Cost Efficiency

It's Time to Act: Best-in Class Learnings to Close the Gap Between Goals and Action Plans for Net Zero IT Operations

11:25 am

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Breakout Sessions

Renewables Meet $62 Billion of Federal Infrastructure Funding: What Happens Next?

Partnering for Change: How the new energy landscape is evolving the way you sell and serve your customers

12:15 - 1:30 pm

Lunch

12:15 - 1:30 pm

Networking Break, Innovation Hub Open

2:45 pm

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The Future of Food

How Does Industrial Sustainability Help You?

3:30 pm

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General Session

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