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Check-in & Networking Breakfast
Cleantech 2.0 The Increasing Relevance for Large Corporations
Wal Van Lierop, President & CEO – Chrysalix
Corporate Sustainable Innovation Strategies
The Key Factors to Success
Cory Steffek, Managing Director of North American Venture Capital – Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures
Who’s Funding Cleantech???
With the shrinking popularity of cleantech amongst VCs, who’s stepping in to fill the $2-3 Trillion Dollar Investable Market?
Andrew Chung, Partner – Khosla Ventures
Brook Porter, Partner – KPCB
Raj Atlaru, Managing Director – SilverLake Kraftwerk
Gerd Goette, Investment Partner – Siemens Venture Capital
Mark Nydam, Principal – HarbourVest
Networking Break & 1-on-1 Meetings
The GE Approach to Open Source Innovation
Colleen Calhoun, Senior Executive Director – GE Ventures
In her current role Colleen leads a team focused on investing in and scaling start-up energy businesses inside and outside of GE. Calhoun works closely with GE’s Global Research Center, Power & Water, Oil & Gas, Energy Management and Transportation businesses.
Increasing Trends in Sustainable Development of Unconventional Oil & Gas in North America
- Applying technology to solve the problems
- What are the remaining challenges?
- Where we are still in the dark?
Jean-Michel Gires, Venture Partner – Chrysalix EVC
David Lincoln, Managing Partner – Element Partners
Interactive Cleantech Break-out Workshops
Track A) Agro Innovation
Sara Olson PhD, Research Analyst – Lux Research
Track C) Water Tech
Paul O’Callaghan, CEO – O2 Environmental & BlueTech Research
Track D) The Built Environment
Will Coleman, Founder – OnRamp Capital
Networking Break and 1-on-1 Meetings
Emerging / Evolving Energy Storage Technologies
Transportation, Mobility & Stationary Applications
Implementing AB 2514, the California Public Utilities Commission has required the state’s investor owned utilities collectively to procure 1.3 gigawatts of energy storage between 2014 and 2020.
Steve Foster, Managing Director -ClearSky Power & Technology Fund