• Clean Technology Conference Thursday, January 19, 2012 - 08:00AM to 03:30PM
    3410 Hillview Avenue
    Palo Alto, CA 94304
    Clean Tech Breakfast Series

Clean Technology Conference



  • Articles:
    How Cleantech Wants to Make a 2012 Comeback, Rachel Stern - Palo Alto Patch

    Sustainability is part of the fundamental business vitality, Michal Lenchner - Examiner

    Gartner Forecasts 100,000 Electric Car Sales in U.S. in 2012, John Addison - Clean Fleet Report

    Bloom Energy: 2012 Update, Alison van Diggelen - Fresh Dialogues

    VC funds scarce for cash hungry cleantech startups, Diana Samuels - Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal

    SVForum Clean Tech Sustainability, DJ Cline




     Tweet with us!  #SVFCleanTech @SVForum

    The domestic clean technology industry has faced political, financial, regulatory, and competitive challenges.  However, venture capitalists continue to invest in the industry, as illustrated by the $891 million raised by 80 cleantech companies in the third quarter of 2011*. Come hear from key leaders and industry influencers about innovative business models and technologies that are addressing global concerns around sustainability and climate change.

    * According to the MoneyTree™ Report from PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and the National Venture Capital Association, based on data provided by Thomson Reuters.


    8:00am - 8:45am Registration/Continental Breakfast & Networking
    8:45am - 9:00am Welcome and Introductions
    9:00am - 9:30am Thilo Koslowski, Gartner - EV Evolution - Opportunities & challenges for the electric vehicle in 2012 and beyond
    9:30am - 10:15am

    Panel Discussion: The New Electric Vehicle Market 
       Aaron Cohen, CODA Automotive
       Harry Hobbs, InterContinental Hotel
       Geoff Ryder, SAP
       Byron Shaw, GM Advanced Technology
       Moderator: Thilo Koslowski, Gartner

    10:15am - 10:45am Morning Break
    10:45am - 11:15am Networking
    11:15am - 12:00pm

    Panel Discussion: Green Building
       Asim Hussain, Bloomenergy
       Alain Poivet, Sunplanter
       Swapnil Shah, FirstFuel
       Andrew Yip, PG&E
       Moderator: Abby Johnson, Abacus Property Solutions

    12:00pm - 12:45pm

    Panel Discussion: Investment Landscape
       Jason Matloff, Battery Ventures
    Rachel Sheinbein, CMEA Capital
       Dylan P. Steeg, Intel Capital
       Moderator: Steve Bengston, PwC

    12:45pm - 1:30pm Demo Table Showcase & Lunch Break
    1:30pm - 2:15pm

    Panel Discussion: Technologies and Innovation
       Erich Klawuhn, Soladigm
       Tsafrir Oranski, Panoramic Power
       Tamin Pechet, Banyan Water
       Benzi Ronen, Farmigo
       Moderator: Gil Perez, SAP

    2:15pm - 2:45pm Peter Graf, SAP - Sustainability
    2:45pm - 3:30pm Networking
    3:30pm Conference Concludes