OneCape 2023

The OneCape Summit will take place on July 31 and August 1, 2023 at the Wequassett Resort in Harwich, MA. The OneCape Summit is a regional forum for information, collaboration, and innovation across major policy issues and areas. The Summit brings together local and national leaders, practitioners, and subject matter experts to inspire informed action on the most pressing issues related to Cape Cod’s unique environment and economy.
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Over the course of two days, attendees will hear about forward-looking, action-oriented initiatives and learn from peers advancing strategies to address housing affordability, water quality, and climate-related challenges, and support sustained and equitable economic opportunities.

REGISTRATION IS FULL

Thank you for your overwhelming interest in the 2023 OneCape Summit. Registration is now closed and the waitlist is full. Please note that all session recordings will be made available after the Summit.

2023 OneCape Agenda

*Please note that times are approximate and that the agenda is subject to change. 

MONDAY, JULY 31, 2023

8:00AM Registration and Breakfast
  • Registration  Outside Pavilion Foyer
  • Continental Breakfast  Served on the Garden Terrace

9:00AM Plenary Session | Pavilion
  • OPENING REMARKS  |  Kristy Senatori, Executive Director, Cape Cod Commission
  • DR. DAVID CASH Regional Administrator, Region 1, United States Environmental Protection Agency
  • REBECCA TEPPER  |  Secretary, Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs
  • BONNIE HEIPLE  |  Commissioner, Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection
  • A STRATEGIC APPROACH TO ADDRESSING FRESHWATER QUALITY ON CAPE COD  |   Erin Perry, Deputy Director, Cape Cod Commission
  • ONECAPE AWARD  |  For outstanding leadership and dedication to water quality on Cape Cod
  • SARA BRONIN  |  Professor, College of Architecture, Art, & Planning and Rubacha Department of Real Estate, Cornell University

Break

11:30AM Concurrent Breakout Sessions | Cape Villa and Pavilion

12:30PM Lunch | Garden Terrace

1:30PM Plenary Session | Pavilion

Break

3:30PM Concurrent Breakout Sessions | Cape Villa and Pavilion

ALL DAY PAVILION FOYER | Sandbox Data Explorer

TUESDAY, AUGUST 1, 2023

8:00AM Registration and Breakfast
  • Registration Outside Pavilion Foyer
  • Continental Breakfast Served on the Garden Terrace

9:00AM Plenary Session | Pavilion
  • OPENING REMARKS  |  Kristy Senatori, Executive Director, Cape Cod Commission
  • EDWARD AUGUSTUS  |  Secretary, Massachusetts Executive Office of Housing and Livable Communities
  • CONNECTING STRATEGIES TO ACTION
    • Dorothy Savarese, President of the Board of Directors, Cape Cod Climate Change Collaborative
    • Dan Wolf, Founder and Board Chairman, Cape Air and Former Massachusetts State Senator
    • Moderated by Paul Niedzwiecki, CEO, Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce
    • Accompanied by Rob Brennan, Counsel, Smolak & Vaughan, LLP
  • ONECAPE AWARD  |  For outstanding leadership and dedication to Cape Cod
  • JONATHAN BERK  |  Vice President, Growth & Partnerships, Mainvest
  • SUSTAINABLE INFRASTRUCTURE AND CLIMATE RESILIENT COMMUNITIES

12:00PM Lunch | Garden Terrace

1:00PM Concurrent Breakout Sessions  |  Cape Villa and Pavilion

Break

2:15PM Mobile WOrkshops  |  Meet at Registration Desk

Sessions are free for OneCape attendees and transportation is provided, but space limited. Pre-register or sign up at the OneCape registration desk.


2:30PM Concurrent Breakout Sessions  |  Cape Villa and Pavilion

ALL DAY SandBox Data Explorer  |  PAVILION FOYER

Featured Speakers

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Dr. David Cash
Regional Administrator, EPA Region 1
Senator Ed Markey
Senator Ed Markey
United States Senator
Sarah Bronin
Sara Bronin
Professor, College of Architecture Art & Planning and Rubacha Department of Real Estate, Cornell University
Nolan Gray Headshot
Nolan Gray
Research Director, California YIMBY
Jonathan Berk Headshot
Jonathan Berk
Vice President, Growth and Partnerships, Mainvest
Secretary Rebecca Tepper Headshot
Rebecca Tepper
Secretary, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs
Bonnie Heiple Headshot
Bonnie Heiple
Commissioner, Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP)
Edward Augustus Headshot
Edward M. Augustus, Jr.
Secretary, Executive Office of Housing and Livable Communities
George Ruther Headshot
George Ruther
Housing Director, Vail, Colorado
Allison Quinlan Headshot
Allison Thurmond Quinlan
Principal, Flintlock Architecture & Landscape
Paul Niedzwiecki Headshot
Paul Niedzwiecki
CEO, Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce
Dan Wolf
Dan Wolf
Founder and Board Chairman, Cape Air; Former MA State Senator
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Dorothy A. Savarese
President of the Board of Directors, Cape Cod Climate Change Collaborative
Rob Brennan Headshot
Rob Brennan
Counsel, Smolak & Vaughan LLP
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Kristy Senatori
Executive Director, Cape Cod Commission
Steve Tupper
Steven Tupper
Deputy Director, Cape Cod Commission
Erin Perry
Erin Perry
Deputy Director, Cape Cod Commission
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Chloe Schaefer
Chief Planner
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Colleen Medeiros
Transportation Program Manager
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Tim Pasakarnis
Water Resources Analyst
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Heather McElroy
Natural Resources Program Manager

OneCape Photo Gallery

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Location

The OneCape Summit will take place at the Wequassett Resort, located on Pleasant Bay in Harwich, MA.
Address: 2173 Route 28, Harwich, MA 02645