Green & Smart Buildings: The Future of the Built Environment in a Post-Carbon Economy

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  • Green & Smart Buildings: The Future of the Built Environment in a Post-Carbon Economy

    Join us on Earth Day at the IBM Innovation Center to learn about the 2014 Cleantech Open Accelerator Program and how green and smart buildings will help define our future living environment! At this briefing, we will give you an overview of the Cleantech Open:

    • Over 850 companies served and more than $900 million raised;
    • Learn about our 2014 Business Accelerator;
    • Accelerate your startup with expert training, national visibility, and investor engagement;
    • Up to $200,000 in cash, investments, and services awarded.

    We are thrilled to have our honored keynote speaker, Eric Corey Freed, one of the Top 10 Most Influential Green Architects in the US, talk about designing Buildings for the Post-Carbon Economy. In 2012, his company was named one of the 25 "Best Green Architecture Firms" in the US.

    Accelerator alumni will share their Cleantech Open experiences:
    Jack Rutherford - Founder of Modula S
    Mark Chung - CEO for Verdigris Technology

    Next, we will hold a fireside chat moderated by Eric Wesoff, Editor in Chief at Greentech Media with experts including:

    • Eric Corey Freed - Founding Principle at organicARCHITECT
    • Lynn Guest - Energy Leader at IBM San Jose
    • Dan Geiger - Executive Director, US Green Building Council (USGBC), Northern California Chapter
    • Kate Randolph - Chair, Silicon Valley Branch USGBC, Northern California Chapter
    • Jack Rutherford - Founder of Modula S
    • Mark Chung - CEO for Verdigris Technology

    Don't have your own Cleantech company? In addition to great networking, the event will include information about how you can get involved as a Cleantech Open volunteer, mentor, judge, investor and more.

    Ticket Prices
    Online registration: $15 for regular tickets, $10 for students.
    At the door: $20 for regular tickets and $15 for students.

    Please bring a valid photo ID.

    Seats are limited, so register today! ibm.biz/smartandgreenbuildings