August 19, 2019 Denver Advanced Energy Steering Meeting

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm WELCOME AND OPENING REMARKS



Seth Belzley, Partner, Holland & Knight

Group introductions

Elizabeth Babcock, Manager, Climate Action Team, City of Denver

Matthew Futch, Global Director, National Renewable Energy Lab

Julieta Giraldez, Senior Engineer, National Renewable Energy Lab

H.G. Chissell, Founder / CEO AEG

  • Objectives:

    • Provide an understanding of AEG as a potential stakeholder engagement resource for Greater Denver

    • Determine whether this type of forum is needed and would be impactful in Denver

    • If yes, align on best approach to move forward

  • Summary of AEG

3:30 pm – 4:30 pm STRATEGY SESSION

Slido Poll

  • What are the most important climate / energy promises to be delivered on in Denver? (word cloud / survey)

  • What is the likelihood of successful, on time delivery? (greater than 90%, greater than 60%, less than 50%, less than 40%)

  • What is the greatest obstacle for successful delivery? (word cloud)

Option 1: Denver Advanced Energy Stakeholder Action Challenge (Supporting sponsorships needed: $60k)

1 Main Topic based on AEG quarterly topics

(6:30p - 9:30p) Stakeholder Dinner (night before)

  • 20 - 30 Discussion Leaders, founding members and select invitees

  • No-host dinner (~$100 per person) with dinner sponsor ($2,500) to cover drinks.

(8a - 11:30a) Stakeholder Breakfast

  • 4 Discussion Leaders

  • 60 - 70 invited stakeholders

  • Roundtable competition

(12p - 2p) Member Lunch

Option 2: 2 Day Denver Advanced Energy Stakeholder Action Challenge (Supporting sponsorships needed: $90k)

2 Main Topics based on AEG quarterly topics

(12:00p - 4:00p) Site visit (day before)

(6:30p - 9:30p) Stakeholder Dinner (night before)

  • 20 - 30 Discussion Leaders, founding members and select invitees

  • No-host dinner (~$100 per person) with dinner sponsor ($2,500) to cover drinks.

(8:00a - 11:30a) Stakeholder Breakfast

  • 4 Discussion Leaders

  • 60 - 70 invited stakeholders

  • Roundtable competition

(12p - 1:30) Networking lunch

(1:30p - 4:30p) Afternoon Stakeholder Action Challenge

  • 4 Discussion Leaders

  • 60 - 70 invited stakeholders

  • Roundtable competition

4:30 pm – 5:00 pm NETWORKING / CONCLUSION

Desired outcomes:

  • A consensus to move forward

  • Decision on which option to focus on

  • Verbal commitments from invitees for support

  • Identified possible dates

  • Volunteers to steering committee