September 24-27, 2018

Anaheim Convention Center

Anaheim, CA

Education Committee

The Solar Power International (SPI) Education Committee protects and enhances the conference’s outstanding reputation by guiding the development of exceptional educational sessions that are timely, forward thinking, and well reviewed. Our ongoing success relies on engaging highly qualified professionals with expertise in content areas to lead our sessions. That is the principal responsibility of the SPI Education Committee.

All committee members are volunteers and passionate about the future of solar.

Committee Members

Andrew Agopian, AECOM
Andy Atiyeh, A2 Consulting, LLC
Gwendalyn Bender, Vaisala Inc
Pamela Cargill, Chaolysti
J. Stephanie Chen, Lumos Solar, LLC
Matt Cheney, CleanPath Ventures
Eugene Cross, CrossConcepts, LLC
Anthony Davis, General Motors
Ingrid Ekstrom, SunPower
Cheri Faso-Olf, SolarCity Corporation
Kevin Fok, LG Chem
Jill Hansen, HansenRE
Matthew Hirsch
Ben Inskeep, NC Clean Energy Technology Center
Nader Jandaghi, UTU Energy Solutions, LLC
Laura Jones, Hunton & Williams LLP
Elizabeth Kaiga, CohnReznick
Jim Kennerly, Sustainable Energy Advantage, LLC
Jack Kluempke, Minnesota Department of Commerce
Deborah Knuckey, Enphase Energy
Peter Lum, Enphase Energy
Yulia Lushnikova, RES Americas

Michael Mahon, SMA America
Michelle Meyer, ABB
Paula Mints, SPV Market Research
Dirk Morbitzer, Sunrun
Aaron Nitzkin, Solar Roof Dynamics
Ken Pennock, AWS Truepower
Liz Philpot, Alabama Power
Autumn Proudlove, NC Clean Energy Technology Center
Kamisha Quates, Southern Company
Sara Rafalson, Sol Systems
Lyra Rakusin, NC Clean Energy Technology Center
Gleidson Ribeiro, Geni / Grid Alternatives
Andrew Rosenbaum, RBC Capital Markets
John Schehl, Roof Integrated Solar Energy
Uday Singh, Arizona State University
Rob Threlkeld, General Motors
Kristin Underwood, Planet Earth Solar LLC
Ajith Weerasinghe, CSU Fresno
Glenna Wiseman, Identity3
Karen Wong, Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy LLP
Leigh Zanone, meteocontrol