Event Details
June 11, 2009 Sheraton New York Hotel & Towers

Carbon Finance North America 2009

Key benefits of attending:

• Keynote speaker – Hon. Eileen Claussen, President, Pew Center on Global Climate Change who will address climate policy under the Obama administration including an overview of proposed regulations and their implications for carbon markets.

• Highly interactive format – full of panel sessions including discussions on:
- Preparing for a federal cap-and-trade system
- Trading in voluntary markets
- Regional carbon trading systems: RGGI, AB32, Midwestern Green Gas Reduction Accord, Western Climate Initiative
- Global climate policy debate: preparing for the post-2012 world and discussing the US's potential role
- CDM implementation challenges
- Forestry and agriculture projects in the US carbon market
- Private equity and VC trends in cleantech and clean energy project financing

• Packed agenda – as well as the panel sessions there will be presentations on:
- The impact of the global credit crisis on the carbon finance landscape
- The transition from voluntary to mandatory markets
- Putting a price on carbon: analyzing pricing trends in current carbon markets and what this could mean for a federal US trading system
- Assessing the potential for a NAFTA cap-and-trade system between the US, Canada and Mexico
- Preparing for the new carbon-restrained regime
- The “whats, how and watch-outs” of verifying carbon offsets

• 30+ industry experts – who will update you on all the issues important to you and your business
• Workshop – attend the Introduction to Emissions Trading workshop on June 10 at special reduced rates.

• Superb networking opportunities – meet and do business with the key players and decision makers in the US carbon markets.