Columbus CD (East Tower)
Emissions trading has become a huge market. The World Bank estimates that the total value of trading worldwide reached more than $50 billion in 2007, and more and more institutions are jumping in every day. A panel of experts will provide an update on the state of the carbon market in the U.S., focusing on the potential for a national emissions trading scheme, the growth of regional initiatives and the voluntary market, the factors that drive carbon prices, and the opportunities for futures traders.
Jim Kharouf, Editor, Environmental Markets Newsletter
Stephen Bennett, Assistant Director for Business Development, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Gregory Lawrence, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery
Gil Avidar, Vice President, Newedge Group
Brian Rice, Principal, Atrium Carbon Fund