ARPA-E Summit, March 1-3, 2010
January 27, 2010
U.S. Energy Leaders to Keynote Inaugural ARPA-E Summit!
Bringing together the leaders in industry, research and government to support breakthrough innovation!
March 1 - 3, 2010
Gaylord National Hotel & Convention Center
The Conference Program includes panels on identifying game changing technologies, commercializing energy technology breakthroughs, building regional economic energy clusters, and global technology dissemination. The Summit will present the first round of ARPA-E awardees, and for the first time, many of the 250 top-ranking projects in the Transformative Technologies Showcase. Join the Pre-Conference Workshop on March 1st to meet ARPA-E's Program Directors, discuss the goals and directions for ARPA-E's program areas, and participate in tutorials on commercialization and funding opportunities.
Featured speakers include:
Steven Chu, Secretary of Energy, DOE
Arun Majumdar, Director, ARPA-E
Bart Gordon, United States Representative
Jeffrey R. Immelt, Chairman and CEO, GE
Carol Browner, Assistant to the President for Energy and Climate Change
Thomas L. Friedman, Foreign Affairs, Columnist, The New York Times
Vinod Khosla, Founder, Khosla Ventures
Kristina M. Johnson, Under Secretary of Energy, US Department of Energy
Michael R. Splinter, Chairman of the Board of Directors, President & CEO Applied Materials, Inc.
John Podesta, President and CEO, Center for American Progress
John Doerr, Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
Desh Deshpande, Chairman & Co-Founder, Sycamore Networks
Donald L. Paul, Executive Director, University of Southern California Energy Institute, Former CTO of Chevron
John P. Holdren, Director, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
R. James Woolsey, Venture Partner, VantagePoint Venture Partners
For more information and to register, visit the ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit Web site.
SECURE YOUR HOTEL ROOM NOW: Space is limited!
Hosted by: ARPA- E and the U.S. Department of Energy
Organized by: Clean Technologies and Sustainable Industries Organization (CTSI)
Supporting partners: National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) and Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation