Press Release: June 13, 2007
Program Unveiled for Inaugural O'Reilly Energy Innovation Conference
Keynote presenters include Vinod Khosla-Partner, Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield & Byers and Dan Kammen - Renewable and Appropriate Energy Laboratory (RAEL)
Sebastopol, CA -- The first ever O'Reilly Energy Innovation Conference will be held August 22-24, 2007 in San Francisco, at the epicenter of conservation and technological innovation. The event will be a convergence point for emerging technologies in energy distribution and generation, architecture and construction, as well as transportation. The conference will investigate new technologies applied to conservation and efficiency improvements, and feature radical new tools for increasing supplies and mitigating environmental impacts.
Early registration is now open for attendees and media. To register for the Energy Innovation Conference, visit:
Energy Innovation will be of interest to existing power company (gas, electric, water) IT managers, CXO’s, government agencies,environmental agencies, investors and VCs, entrepreneurs, researchers, academics, activists, hackers, and alpha geeks tinkering with power and energy technology or anyone interested in building the next wave of innovative energy technologies.
The list of speakers and topics is growing and includes visionaries and industry leaders. A brief highlight of speakers:
-Terry Swack, Founder & CEO, Clean Culture
-Houston Kempton, Environmental Chemist, Watershed Consulting
-Mark Bramfitt, Principal Program Manager, Pacific Gas and Electric
-Bruce Nordman, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
-Alec Brooks, General Motors
-Paul MacCready, AeroVironment, Inc.
-Peter Williams, IBM
-Julie Jorgensen, Cogen America
The program is still taking shape, and the preliminary sessions can be reviewed here:
To see the current list of speakers, visit:
Energy Innovation will feature an exhibit hall where companies offering energy conservation-related products and services will display their latest innovations to the more than 500 attendees that are expected at the convention.
Networking opportunities will be plentiful, particularly during evening events such as the Birds of a Feather (BOFs) sessions and at the Exhibit Hall Reception.
Explore the latest and best power technologies that aim to change our world for the better, and take advantage of the economic opportunities on the horizon at the The O'Reilly Energy Innovation Conference.
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