Speaking Engagements

Rock Creek Consulting's Joe Indvik speaks regularly on energy finance, policy, and entrepreneurship. He has given more than 70 talks in formats including workshops, panel discussions, webinars, technical presentations, and keynotes. Selected presentations are listed below.

Highlights

“Navigating financing options for energy efficiency in the multifamily space”
National Apartment Association / Better Buildings Roundtable
Greenbelt, MD
April 26, 2018
 

“How to recover your investments in sustainability”
Panel presentation
Greenbuild conference
Boston, MA
November 8, 2017


“Building a clean energy business pitch”
Workshop leader
Clean Energy Leadership Institute
Washington, DC
November 6, 2017


“Beyond a building: Scaling energy efficiency”
Webinar panel presentation
Environmental Defense Fund
October 19, 2017
Video: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/1149151664290407937


“Navigating financing options for energy efficiency”
Texas Energy Summit
United States Green Building Council
Houston, TX
October 12, 2017


“Clean energy finance innovation”
Panel presentation
Clean Energy Leadership Institute Fellowship Training Program
Washington, DC
October 11, 2017


“Navigating financing options for energy efficiency”
Webinar
Environmental Defense Fund
June 29, 2017
Video: http://edfclimatecorps.org/resources/3e-webinar-series#june29


“Navigating energy efficiency financing: Understand the market and find financing that works for you”
Panel presentation
BOMA International Conference and Expo
Nashville, TN
June 27, 2017
Slide deck: http://www.bomaconvention.org/boma2017/public/SessionDetails.aspx?FromPage=Speakers.aspx&SessionID=883&nav=true&Role=U%27


“Commercial market insights for energy efficiency financing”
Panel presentation
ACEEE Finance Forum
Chicago, IL
May 22, 2017


“Getting to ‘yes’ with ESAs and efficiency-as-a-service”
Moderator
Department of Energy Better Buildings Summit
Washington, DC
May 17, 2017


“Deep impact: Non-traditional approaches to financing efficiency”
Moderator
Department of Energy Better Buildings Summit
Washington, DC
May 17, 2017


“State of the union for energy efficiency finance”
Moderator and presenter
Department of Energy Better Buildings Summit
Washington, DC
May 16, 2017


“Navigating to deal close: Key questions to ask when securing efficiency financing”
Moderator and presenter
Department of Energy Better Buildings Summit
Washington, DC
May 16, 2017


“Energy smart schools: K-12 school districts meet up”
Workshop leader
Department of Energy Better Buildings Summit
Washington, DC
May 15, 2017


“Building a clean energy business pitch”
Workshop leader
Clean Energy Leadership Institute
Washington, DC
April 24, 2017


“Fostering entrepreneurship and community"
Panel presentation
Catalyzing Clean Energy Careers: Inaugural Career Fair & Conference
Clean Energy Leadership Institute and George Washington University
Washington, DC
January 13, 2017
Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M-sPnIxAqfg&feature=youtu.be&t=15m8s


“Show me the money! How to find financing, access incentives, and get projects done”
Webinar panel presentation
Better Buildings Challenge
December 6, 2016
Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wZ-pjE6v9w8


“The state of the commercial efficiency financing market: Insights from the Better Buildings Challenge”
ACEEE Finance Forum
Newport, RI
May 23, 2016


“Is efficiency an asset class? Building investor confidence in energy efficiency”
Moderator
Department of Energy Better Buildings Summit
Washington, DC
May 11, 2016


“Reinventing ‘energy efficiency as a service’: Lessons learned and new models”
Moderator
Department of Energy Better Buildings Summit
Washington, DC
May 11, 2016


“Energy efficiency finance in 2016: Understanding the market and how to access it.”
Moderator and presenter
Department of Energy Better Buildings Summit
Washington, DC
May 10, 2016


“To finance or not to finance: Pros and cons of third-party financing for energy efficiency.”
Moderator and presenter
Department of Energy Better Buildings Summit
Washington, DC
May 10, 2016


“Go fast by going slow: Building operational excellence at SparkFund.”
Vision Ridge Partners summit
Boulder, CO
May 6, 2015


“Unlocking the energy efficiency market: How better financing, smart technology, and aggressive entrepreneurship can make it happen.”
Live presentation and Blueprint for Efficiency webinar
Yale School of Management
New Haven, CT
November 20, 2014
Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b5JEFBJdVro&feature=youtu.be&t=6m


“Unlocking the energy efficiency market: How better financing, smart technology, and aggressive entrepreneurship can make it happen.”
Sustainability Solutions Cafe speaker series
Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH
November 6, 2014


“Can crowd investment unlock energy efficiency?”
ACEEE Finance Forum
Washington, DC
May 13, 2014
Slide deck: http://aceee.org/files/pdf/conferences/eeff/2014/5B-Indvik.pdf


“Crowd investment as an emerging model to finance energy efficiency retrofits"
Buildings Get a Brain conference
Cleantech Group
San Francisco, CA
January 22, 2014


“Unlocking energy efficiency finance through social entrepreneurship”
Panel presentation
Monterrey Institute for International Studies
Monterrey, CA
November 19, 2013


“Crowdfunding, capital markets, and energy efficiency”
Presidio Graduate School
San Francisco, CA
November 17, 2013


“Building a successful clean energy business”
Panel presentation
Powershift conference
Pittsburgh, PA
October 20, 2013


“Advanced strategies and analytics for campus green revolving funds.”
Webinar panel presentation
Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE)
October 2, 2013
Slide deck: http://www.slideshare.net/joeofiowa/advanced-strategies-test-2


“Implementation strategies for campus green revolving funds."
Webinar panel presentation
Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE
April 23, 2013
Slide deck: http://www.slideshare.net/joeofiowa/grf-guide-deck-4222013-webinar-fina-lv2


“Implementing a green revolving fund: Strategies for starting a fund.”
Panel presentation
Financing the Future of Energy Efficiency Summit
San Diego University
San Diego, CA
April 17, 2013


“The four pillars of intrapreneurship: Insights from our adventures in cleantech finance innovation."
Innovate DC, September 2012 Meetup
Washington, DC
September 18, 2012
Also at New York University on November 13, 2012


“The GRITS end-game: Opportunities for analysis, learning, and optimization made possible by by the Green Revolving Investment Tracking System”
Panel presentation
Financing the Future of Energy Efficiency Summit
Harvard University
May 15, 2012
Slide deck: http://www.slideshare.net/joeofiowa/the-grits-endgame


"Making one (US$) plus one (C$) equal three: How ICF Marbek and the Climate Change and Sustainability Division can work together to produce a powerful sustainability offering."
ICF Climate Change and Sustainability Division brown bag
Washington, DC
March 28, 2012


"Assessing the strength and effectiveness of renewable electricity feed-in tariffs."
U.S. Association for Energy Economics conference
Washington, DC
October 2011
Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wttS7TdM2KM&t=487s


"The 10 commandments of revolving green funds: Lessons from Dartmouth's adventure in sustainability finance."
Power Shift 2011 conference
Washington, DC
October 12, 2011


"Bednets and bureaucrats: The costs and complexities of climate change, from South Africa to Capitol Hill."
Webinar
Southern United States Model UN Conference
November 12, 2010
Slide deck: https://www.slideshare.net/joeofiowa/bednets-and-bureaucrats?next_slideshow=1


"The Dartmouth Revolving Green Fund: An innovative approach to funding sustainable initiatives on campus."
Matariki Network of Universities Renewable Energy and Society conference
Queen’s University
Kingston, Ontario
November 7, 2010