Although 3 days on the calendar, the 2012 Environmental Industry Summit has an executive-friendly schedule starting in the afternoon on the west coast on Wednesday and concluding mid-day Friday with ample opportunity for networking. Sessions are balanced with presentations and discussion panels allowing for audience Q&A and interaction.

Wednesday, March 14, 2012 Thursday, March 15, 2012 Friday, March 16, 2012

3:00pm - 6:00pm Opening Session

Politics, Policy & Market Factors: A review of most likely scenarios for the 2012 election, Congressional majorities and the resulting environmental, energy and fiscal policy that will have most impact on the environmental industry.

EBJ Market Overview: Industry Stats: Summary of EBJ market analyses by segment in 2011-2012; Survey Results: EBJ’s 2012 Snapshot Survey of 300+ executives; Consensus Forecast: Growth expectations for the economy and client & market segments.

Grant Ferrier, Editor, Environmental Business Journal

Executive Response Panel: Executives stress test the forecasts and render opinions on how their companies will strategically address industry challeges.

John Mogge, Senior Vice President, CH2M HILL; Geoffrey Compeau, Vice President, The Shaw Group; Ian MacFarlane, President and CEO, EA Engineering, Science, and Technology

6:00pm - 7:00pm

Welcome Reception

7:00pm - 10:00pm

EBJ and CCBJ Awards Banquet - EBJ and CCBJ annual business achievement awards are presented in the Hotel del Coronado's historic dining room.

~ All Wednesday events at Hotel del Coronado

7:00am - 8:00am

Continental Breakfast & Registration: Sponsored by Beazley

8:00am - 9:00am

Award Winners Panel: EBJ & CCBJ Business Achievement winners discuss strategies and tactics that led to their outperforming the market in 2011.

Matt Moeller, CEO, Dade Moeller; Cheryl Karpowicz, Senior Vice President, Ecology and Environment; Michael McEntee, VP of Biology, Chambers Group, Inc.; Moderator: Grant Ferrier.

9:00am - 10:00am

Keynote Address: Leadership Amidst Uncertainty - James Strock

James Strock is a longtime supporter of the environmental industry, serving as founding secretary of the California Environmental Protection Agency, chief law enforcement officer of the U.S. EPA, and currently as co-chair of the Arizona Solar Energy Task Force.

Break: Sponsored by Columbia Technologies

10:30am - 12:00 noon

Stability or Growth in Traditional Environmental Services: Water, Air Quality, Remediation and a new paradigm in Industrial Productivity

Wally Hise, Vice President, HDR; David Zarider, Senior Vice President, TRC Companies; Robert Kloepfer, Global Director, WSP Environment & Energy; Moderator: George Stubbs.

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Lunch on the Sundeck

1:30pm - 3:00pm

Energy & Power Markets: Renewable Energy & Transmission

Conventional & Unconventional Resource Development: Oil & Gas, Mining, Shale Gas, Tar Sands, Nuclear

Rick Dearholt, Vice President, Sullivan International Group; Robert Bayer, Managing Principal, JBR Environmental Consultants; Paul Fennelly, Senior VP, Global Director Sales and Marketing, AECOM Environment; Michael J. Monea, President CCS Initiatives, Saskatchewan Power Corp.; Moderator: Andy Paterson.

3:30pm - 5:00pm

Finance, M&A Trends and Owner/Investor Panel

Craig Korte, Director, Lazard Middle Market; Steve Gido, Rusk O’Brien Gido + Partners; Rahul Vinnakota, Principal, Tailwind Capital; Peter Young, Chairman, Apex Companies LLC; Moderator: Grant Ferrier.

5:00pm - 5:45pm

Environmental Industry Trivia: Consultants vs. Contractors. 3-person teams will be selected from the attendee list.

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Reception and Dinner at Miguelito’s Cocina sponsored by Sullivan International Group

7:00am - 8:00am

Continental Breakfast

Key Themes in Emerging Markets

8:00am - 9:20am

Environmental Markets & Global Resource Development: South America, Canada, China & Southeast Asia and Australia; Mining, Water & Energy and markets driven by sustainability & climate policy.

Jim Wu, Director, Investor Relations, Tetra Tech, Inc.; Chris Jones, Executive Vice President, WSP Environment & Energy.

9:30am - 11:00am

Disaster Risk Reduction & Climate Change Adaptation

Dale Sands, Senior Vice President, AECOM; TBA.

11:00am – 12:00 noon

Policy Discussion: Global Governance Trends driving Environment & Energy Markets