To kick off New York’s inaugural Formula ePrix in Redhook, The DS Virgin Racing team will be bringing together 250 of the worlds most influential business leaders, entrepreneurs and media professionals for a summit at New Lab discussing the positive role that business and technology can play in tackling the global issue of climate change.

The event will include sessions from Hewlett Packard Enterprise, the Rocky Mountain Institute, and AB InBev, as well as a panel featuring Virgin Group founder Sir Richard Branson in conversation with Andrew N. Liveris, Chairman and CEO of The Dow Chemical Company, Terry Tamminen, CEO of the Leonardo Di Caprio Foundation, and Dr Jennifer Holmgren, CEO of Lanzate.