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Global Green Development Alliance
2023 Holiday Gathering

Enhancing Cooperation to Drive Climate Action
-- Discussions of the Sunnylands Statement and the Filoli Dialogue


The Global Green Development Alliance (GLOGDA, is pleased to invite you to our 2023 Holiday Gathering with the panel discussions “Impact of APEC 2023 and Enhancing Climate Action”. It will be held from 1:00 pm - 4:40 pm on Saturday, December 2nd, 2023, at Stanford University.

The event features discussions with honored speakers, including distinguished professors, top executives, investors and leading professionals from universities, energy companies, utilities, investment funds and technology solution providers.  Among other hot topics, the event will address APEC 2023’s impacts on renewable energy and sustainable development, from the recently released Sunnylands Statement on Enhancing Cooperation to Address the Climate Crisis to the dialogue in Filoli Garden.

There will also be networking opportunities.   Lunch and light refreshments will be provided. 

Click here to Register

Date:    Saturday, December 2, 2023

Time:     11:00 AM  to 11:50  AM  – Registration
11:50 AM  to   1:1PM  - Lunch and Holiday Gathering           
1:10 PM   to  4:40 PM
  – Panel Discussions & Networking 

Venue:   EVGR Building C, Theater 134,
                  726 Serra St., Stanford, CA 94305

For the Agenda of Panel Discussions & Networking

Keynote Speaker:

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Keynote Speaker

Founding director of the Precourt Energy Efficiency Center  

Professor of Management Science and Engineering

James (Jim) Sweeney, Stanford University, founding director of the Precourt Energy Efficiency Center and Professor of Management Science and Engineering. Advisor for GLOGDA.


Sweeney’s professional activities focus on economic policy and analysis for energy and the environment, especially energy efficiency.  He is a senior fellow of the US Association for Energy Economics, California Council on Science & Technology, Hoover Institution, Precourt Institute for Energy, and Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research.  Sweeney serves on the external advisory council of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory and on the California Energy Commission’s Petroleum Market Advisory Committee. 

Sweeney was the editor (with Alan Kneese) of the three-volume Handbook of Natural Resource and Energy Economics, author of The California Electricity Crisis – an analytical history of California’s electricity restructuring and subsequent crisis – and of Energy Efficiency: Building a Clean, Secure Economy. Jim earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from MIT and a PhD in engineering-economic systems from Stanford. He is a CSEE Follow.

【Event Registration】


1) Seats are limited. Please make sure to pre-register by November 28, 2023

2) Donations of any size are welcome and appreciated                                                

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