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08-13-2008, 06:38 PM
Conference/Seminar Date: Sep. 16-17, 2008 Venue: Kellogg Conference Hotel Location: Washington DC
The American carbon market occupies a unique position. Whilst there is a lot of activity at regional and state level, there is as of yet no federal legislation providing a clear, comprehensive framework. However as the presidential election cycle gathers pace throughout 2008, it is becoming increasingly apparent that a domestic climate plan involving a carbon market will come into force with the new president.

As the national debate on carbon management continues to grow, so does the range of challenges and opportunities that abound this market. Now in its second year, Carbon Markets USA will once again provide an excellent meeting point for new market entrants and key market players, as they examine and explore the latest market developments and ways to further accelerate market growth.

The 2007 inaugural Carbon Markets USA welcomed over 170 executives from across the US, UK, Europe and Latin America and featured high-level debate, discussion and analysis from a selection of leading players in government, industry and key associations involved in the regionís growing carbon market. This yearís event will continue to focus on in depth discussion and interactivity in order to get to the heart of the issues affecting the market.


Discover the latest developments in the future $1 trillion North American Carbon Markets
Find out what bills are currently in Congress and how they will impact a federal policy
Understand the pros and cons of the different regional schemes
Learn how to develop projects that will be accepted by the mandatory and voluntary markets
Hear what kinds of projects are being funded through the voluntary market
Question market experts on carbon trading, carbon offsetting, carbon capture & storage, agriculture & forestry and voluntary carbon markets
Benefit from interactive panel discussions and get your key questions answered
Carbon Markets USA will build on the success of last year's San Francisco event
Hereís who youíll meet at Carbon Markets USA 2008:


Governmental Representatives
Policy & Advisory Bodies
International Project Developers
Offset Providers
Utility Representatives
Financiers & Investors
Carbon Traders & Brokers
Renewable Energy Experts
Equipment & Technology Solution Providers
Engineering Consultants
Press
Associations
Universities, Research & Non Profit Organizations
Meet key players in the US Carbon markets, here are just some of the companies who attended in 2007:

Agcert, American Ethanol, Baker & McKenzie, Bio Finance Corp, Biogas Technology, Blue Source, Calfornia Dept of Forestry, California Energy Commission, Camco, Chevron, City of Palo Alto, Credut Suisse, Deloitte & Touche, Deutsche Bank, Direct Energy, EcoSecurities, Energy & Power Solutions, Evolution Markets, FC Stone, First Environment, State of Oregon, IETA, JP Morgan, MGM, MN Corn Growers, Natural Lighting Co, Oregon Carbon Allocation Task Force, Pacific Gas & Electric Company


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