Carbon Finance North America 2009 (CFNA09)

Venue: Sheraton New York Hotel & Towers

Location: New York, NY, Albania

Event Date/Time: Jun 11, 2009 End Date/Time: Jun 12, 2009
Registration Date: Jun 05, 2009
Early Registration Date: May 08, 2009
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2009 marks the beginning of a historic new era in US climate policy, bringing with it a whole host of potential new opportunities and associated risks.

This annual event - the eleventh in the series - will draw together the key players in the US carbon finance industry to explore the implications of the proposed federal cap-and-trade program and other emerging market developments.

• 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
- RGGI: 6 months down the line, what lessons can be learned?
- How are other regional initiatives evolving? What does this mean for a federal system?
- Global climate policy debate
- 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:
- Discussing the impact of the global credit crisis on the carbon finance landscape
- 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
- Corporate responses: preparing for a carbon-restrained regime
- Successfully negotiating sales contracts in the carbon market

• 25+ industry experts – who will update you on all the issues important to you and your business

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


This is a must-attend conference for:
• Utilities & energy companies
• Manufacturers and other corporations seeking to reduce their emissions
• Federal and regional regulatory bodies
• Political think tanks, trade groups and investor coalitions
• Emissions traders & fund managers
• Investment banks & brokers
• Developers & financiers of GHG emission reduction projects
• Insurance companies
• Law firms
• Carbon finance consulting & advisory firms
• Exchanges & registries
• Verification and certification companies
• Technology providers


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Additional Information

Attend the Introduction to Emissions Trading workshop on June 10 - if you attend both the conference AND workshop you will benefit from significant saving from the usual registration fees.