Hosted by the NYU School of Professional Studies Center for Global Affairs (CGA), this day-long conference, held on February 24, 2014, explored the theme of the Energy Wise City.
John Bradley, associate vice president of NYU's Sustainability, Energy, and Technical Services; Carolyn Kissane, academic director, the Center for Global Affairs; Vera Jelinek, divisional dean, the Center for Global Affairs; and Stephen Flynn, founding director, Center for Resilience Studies, Northeastern University.
Constantine Kontokosta, David Gilford, and Jurij Paraszczak discussed the difficulties of interpreting large data sets and the potential for Big Data to inform policy decisions.
Among the conference attendees was Rudy Sanfilippo, a graduate student in the M.S. in Global Affairs.
Bill Hewitt, adjunct assistant professor at the Center for Global Affairs, posed a question to the panelists.
Panelists (from left to right) Peter Gardett, Patrick Hyndman, John Markowitz, and Matthew Tomich discussed the future of the transportation sector.
Urban Clean Tech and Renewables:The Innovators panelists (from left to right) Jackson Lehr, Kristin Barbato, Donnel Baird, and Cameron Bard.
Jonathan McClelland (left) moderated the panel on the future role of utilities with panelists Bob Currie (center) and Robert Curry, Jr. (right).
Jigar Shah, founder and former CEO of SunEdison and former CEO of the Carbon War Room, delivered the keynote address.
John Bradley (left) discussed NYU's Co-Gen Plant and its role in keeping the University powered during and after Hurricane Sandy with Stephen Flynn.