INDIANA'S LEADING ADVOCATE FOR INDUSTRY

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November 1, 2022 ● 8:30 a.m. 4:00 p.m. EST
Ivy Tech Community College Culinary and Conference Center
2820 North Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN 46208

Approved for 5.0 Hours CLE General Education Credits
 
DETAILS

Sustainability is a hot topic among corporations and has become an important part of how industry is planning for both the present and the future. Many companies are looking to implement sustainability as a general business practice, but aren't sure where to begin, while other have already started the process and are looking for assistance and/or direction as they execute this new strategy.

On November 1, 2022, the Indiana Manufacturers Association will host The Indiana Sustainability Summit for Manufacturers, which will convene a diverse group of leaders and decision-makers from across several business sectors. Speakers and panelists will share benchmarking strategies, best practices and trends in the sustainability arena.

Agenda topics include:

  • The Shift Towards Renewable Power and Renewable Energy Markets

  • Hydrogen, Gas, Low Carbon and the Energy Future  

  • Sustainability and the Energy Landscape

  • Sustainability and the State of the Economy

  • Why the Circular Economy is Important to Manufacturers 

  • How the SEC’s Proposed Climate-Related Disclosures Are Expected to Impact Indiana Manufacturers

  • Advancing Sustainability Efforts in ESG - Best Practices from Sustainable Manufacturers 

This events has been approved for 5.0 CLE General Education Credits.

PRICE

IMA Member:  $129

Non-Member: $299

*Personal and company data obtained from attendees for this conference may be shared with event sponsors and you may receive marketing emails, calls and/or materials in the mail. Where required by law, marketing materials will only be sent to you with your prior consent. By  registering for this event, you give consent to share this contact information with the event sponsors. Should you wish to have your contact data withheld, you must contact Courtney Thompson of the Indiana Manufacturers Association prior to the event.

AGENDA
 

8:30 a.m. 

Breakfast, Registration & Networking
Sponsored by Constellation

9:00 a.m.

Welcoming Remarks
IMA President/CEO Brian Burton

9:05 a.m. 

Welcoming Remarks
Vice President of Ivy Tech Community College Sue Smith

9:10 a.m.

The Shift Towards Renewable Power and Renewable Energy Markets (Panel)

Kristina Lund, AES Corporation

Tom LoTurco, EDP Renewables

Ken Zebarah, Harvest Solar

10:05 a.m.

Hydrogen, Gas, Low Carbon and the Energy Future

Tomeka McLeod and Damian Bilbao, bp


11:00 a.m.
Refreshment Break
Sponsored by AES Corporation

11:10 a.m.
Sustainability and the Energy Landscape

John Oroni, Constellation

11:45 a.m.

Lunch (included)

12:00 p.m.

Lunch Keynote: Sustainability and the State of the Economy

Michael Cohen, bp

12:50 p.m.

Break

1:00 p.m.

Why the Circular Economy is Important to Manufacturers (Panel) 

Darci Ackerman, Heritage Environmental

Mike Wright, Wisdom Environmental

Brandon Bice, Novelis North America

Joshua Starrett, International Paper

2:05 p.m.

How the SEC’s Proposed Climate-Related Disclosures
Are Expected to Impact Indiana Manufacturers

Will Gardner and Kimberly DalSanto, Taft Stettinius & Hollister

2:45 p.m.

Break

2:55 p.m.

Advancing Sustainability Efforts in ESG - Best Practices from 
Sustainable Manufacturers (Panel)

Angela Baker, Heritage Interactive Services

Corrina Miller, Subaru of Indiana Automotive

Gretchen Spear from International Paper

Tory Flynn, Hillenbrand

3:55 p.m.

Closing Remarks

4:00 p.m.

Adjournment
 

SPONSORS
 

Want to be a sponsor for the conference? 

Contact Courtney Thompson of the IMA at cthompson@indianamfg.com.

TITLE SPONSORS

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SILVER SPONSORS

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PATRON SPONSORS

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SUPPORTING SPONSOR

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SPEAKERS

Speakers for the conference include representatives from the companies below. Speakers are listed by order of presentation.

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Kristina Lund
President and CEO
AES US Utilities

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Tom LoTurco
Exec. VP Eastern Region & 
Canada & Govt Affrs
EDP Renewables

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Ken Zebarah
Director of Commercial Sales
Harvest Solar

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Tomeka McLeod
VP Hydrogen US
bp

Damian Bilbao
VP, US Business 
Development & Integration

bp

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John Oroni
VP & GM, Natural Gas, Central/West Regions
Constellation

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Michael Cohen
Chief US Economist and
Head of Oil Analysis
bp

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Darci Ackerman
Exec. VP Growth & New Ventures, Director R&D
Heritage Environmental Services, LLC 

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Mike Wright
CEO
Wisdom Environmental

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Brandon Bice
Scrap Strategy Manager
Novelis North America

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Joshua Starrett
Manager, Commercial, Reycycling & Recovered Fiber
International Paper

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Will Gardner
Partner
Taft Law

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Kimberly DalSanto
Associate
Taft Law

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Angela Baker
Director – Business Development
Heritage Interactive Services

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Corrina Miller
Manager-Environmental 
Compliance & Energy
Subaru of Indiana Automotive

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Gretchen Spear
Regional Gov.

Relations Manager
International Paper

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Tory Flynn
Chief Sustainability

Officer
Hillenbrand

Questions:  Contact Courtney Thompson of the

IMA at cthompson@indianamfg.com.