Carbon TradeEx America Speakers List Featuring Leading Experts in Environmental Finance, Business Strategy & Climate Policy

First Rate Speaker Line Up at “Carbon TradeEx America 2010”
Jul 23, 2010 3:00 PM ET

(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) Chicago/London/Washington -  July 23, 2010 - Carbon TradeEx America, a unique forum bringing together top players from the environmental markets community, today released names of some of its speakers lined up for this path-breaking event on September 28-29, 2010 at the Chicago McCormick Place. The event will be jointly put together by Koelnmesse, Inc., the Carbon Markets & Investors Association (CMIA) and the Environmental Markets Association (EMA). Bloomberg New Energy Finance will provide content resources and has officially joined the organizers in supporting their conference program. 

The speakers list reads like the “Who’s Who” of the environmental industry and emission markets and can be viewed at

A sampling of speakers includes David Sandalow - U.S. Department of Energy, Abyd Karmali -  Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Allison Wood - Hunton & Williams, Annika Colston - Blue Source,  Dirk Forrister – Natsource, Dr. Richard Sandor – Chicago Climate Exchange, Erin Craig – Terra Pass, Graham Stuart – Baker & McKenzie, James Goldstene – California Air Resource Board, Kedin Kilgore – Barclays, Kyle Danish – Van Ness Feldman, Miles Austin – Carbon Markets & Investors Association, Milo Sjardin – Bloomberg New Energy Finance, Nick Martin – America Carbon Registry and Samantha Unger – Evolution Markets. The conference will feature sessions with senior market makers and experts under the headings “Investment Opportunities”, “Market Insight” and “Business Strategies”. The “hands on” program is designed for professionals working on environmental management issues as part of their companies’ strategic planning and investing, energy efficiency improvements, compliance programs, performance benchmarking and market and finance monitoring.   Carbon TradeEx has taken a leadership role by opening its platform to include RECs,SO2, NOx and GHG markets considerably broadening its base from the original Carbon only theme.   The current sponsor list can be viewed at  The accompanying exhibition will provide an excellent platform for networking and sponsor presentations.  A few sponsorship and speaker opportunities are still available. Attendees will be professionals from industries highly impacted by environmental legislation such as utilities, manufacturers, retail, transportation as well as  Emission Traders and Brokers,  Financial Institutions, Corporate Representatives, Venture Capital Funds, Project Developers, Technology Providers, Research & Development Departments, Science Institutes and Universities. Supporting Organizations as of this writing include the Business Council for Sustainable Energy, the Carbon Disclosure Project, Carbon Offset Providers, Coalition Center for Resource Solutions, Center for Sustainability and Excellence, Corporate Responsibility Officers Association, GHG Management Institute, International Carbon Reduction and Offset Alliance and the Gold Standard Foundation.   Carbon TradeEx America Contacts:   For Exhibiting or Attending Darrin Stern, Koelnmesse, Inc. 773-326-9925,   For Conference Program: Leticia Labre, Carbon Markets & Investors Association,  +44 (0)781 453 3661, 
  Ms. Lauren LeMunyan, Environmental Markets Association, 202.207.1107,   For Media Partnerships or Media Credentials: Franz Balve, Koelnmesse, Inc. 732-933-1117,