Morning Events at Virginia Commonwealth University

  • 8:30-9:30 am: Light breakfast and networking
  • 9:30-10:00 am: Introductions by Professor Damian Pitt, overview of Clean Power Plan by Will Cleveland from the Southern Environmental Law Center
  • 10:00-10:40 am: Speakers will provide a brief overview of their involvement with the Clean power Plan.  Each speaker will speak for 10 minutes.  The speakers are: Will Cleveland from Southern Environmental Law Center, Katharine Bond from Dominion Power, Michael Dowd from VA Department of Environmental Quality and Dawone Robinson from Chesapeake Climate Action Network
  • 10:40am-12pm:  Professor Damian Pitt will moderate the question and answer session

Afternoon Events at the University of Richmond, Robins Center

  • 12:30-1:30 pm: Optional lunch at Heilman Dining Center
  • 2:00 pm: Introductory remarks by University of Richmond President Ronald A. Crutcher 
  • 2:15 pm: DEQ Director David K. Paylor delivers keynote on implementation of the Clean Power Plan
  • 2:40 pm: Deputy Secretary of Natural Resources Angela Navarro discusses opportunities and challenges for Virginia 
  • 3:00 pm: Virginia Student Ambassador Q&A
  • 3:40 pm: Open Q&A
  • 4:00-5:00 pm: Conversations on Clean Energy and the Virginia Environment – Connect with organizations, colleagues, and students around Virginia on the amazing work that is being done around the state on environmental issues. Refreshments served.