Georgetown Climate Center welcomes Bill Gates for energy and climate discussion

September 10, 2019

On Tuesday, September 10, the Georgetown Climate Center was pleased to welcome technologist, investor, and philanthropist Bill Gates to the Georgetown Law campus for a discussion with a panel of leaders from academia, civil society, finance, industry, policy, and technology. Participants ranged from members of Congress and state and federal agency officials to leaders in business and think-thanks to academics. GCC Executive Director Vicki Arroyo facilitated a wide-ranging exchange of ideas around the policies, economics, and technology innovations needed to address climate change.

Georgetown Law Dean Bill Treanor, Bill Gates, and Georgetown Climate Center Executive Director Vicki Arroyo sit side by side at a table in front of a banner that says, "Georgetown Climate Center: A resource for state and federal policy" and shows pictures of several State Capitols

Bill Gates sits at a table and speaks into a microphone, his right hand extended upwards as he speaks

 From left to right: Georgetown Law Alumn Clint Vince, U.S. Energy Practice, Dentons; GCC Executive Director Vicki Arroyo; Bill Gates; Georgetown Law Dean William Treanor; Georgetown University Professor Joanna Lewis

From left to right: Georgetown Law alumnus Clint Vince, U.S. Energy Practice Chair and Global Energy Sector Co-Chair, Dentons; Georgetown Climate Center Executive Director and Professor from Practice Vicki Arroyo; Bill Gates; Georgetown Law Dean William Treanor; Georgetown University Professor Joanna Lewis.