Interested in speaking at NZ19?


Speaker Registration: Confirmed speakers and panelists receive complimentary registration for the Main Conference Day (10/3) only. If you're speaking and wish to attend the full conference (10/2 - 10/3), please contact hello@verdicalevents.com to receive a $100 discount on the Full Conference Pass (includes admittance to all Tours, Main Conference, and the Robin Hood Gala).

Abstract Review Committee

With a focus on diversity of thought leadership, the Abstract Review Committee evaluates all submitted abstracts to select the highest quality educational program content for NZ19. The Committee is composed of nationally leading subject-matter experts in energy, water, waste, transit, policy, manufacturing, engineering, architecture, utilities, government, and sustainable design.

Liz Beardsley

Senior Policy Counsel
U.S. Green Building Council
Washington, D.C.

Patrick Boyle

Director, Corporate Sustainability
Sloan Valve Company
Chicago, IL

Denise Braun

All About Waste
Los Angeles, CA

Jessie Buckmaster

Sustainability Manager
Hathaway Dinwiddie Construction Company
Sacramento, CA

Dan Burgoyne

Dan Burgoyne
California Department of General Services (DGS)
Sacramento, CA

Tony Hans

Vice President/National Director of Sustainable Projects
CMTA Engineers
Prospect, KY

Andrew Lee

Zero Energy Director
International Living Future Institute
Seattle, WA

Bill Maclay

Founder & Principal
Maclay Architects
Waitsfield, VT

Pete Muñoz

Senior Engineer & Practice Lead
Portland, OR

Corinne Ralph

Head of Transit Operations
Los Angeles, CA

Rami Vagal

Senior Manager, Sustainability
Mohawk Group
Atlanta, GA

Ruby Rose Yepez

ZNE & Building Energy Code Technical Specialist
Southern California Edison
Los Angeles, CA