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CleanTech OC 2011 Conference & Expo

CleanTech OC

Monday, September 12, 2011 from 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM (PDT)

CleanTech OC 2011 Conference & Expo

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Attendee Ended $225.00 $0.00
Please note the exhibitor option is available exclusively to cleantech companies. This option provides two event tickets, and a 50% discount on CleanTech OC membership.
Ended $1,500.00 $0.00
Students must register with an e-mail address ending in ".edu" and present valid student ID when signing-in at the Conference on September 12.
Ended $95.00 $0.00

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Event Details

CleanTech OC is excited to announce our annual Conference & Expo will be held Monday, September 12 at the Irvine Hyatt Regency.

CleanTech OC 2011 will provide a forum for the exchange of ideas, information, and business opportunities.  The full-day program will feature plenary remarks and panel discussions by high-profile thought leaders, cleantech entrepreneurs and innovators, investors, and others from throughout the industry.  The event will also highlight cleantech companies exhibiting their technologies in the Main Salon.

If cleantech is part of your business, CleanTech OC 2011 is an opportunity you will not want to miss.

If you are interested in sponsoring CleanTech OC 2011, please contact Taylor Honrath, Director of Development & Programs, at 949-585-2988, or taylor@cleantechoc.org.

Agenda: CleanTech OC 2011 Conference & Expo - Cleantech at the Tipping Point


CleanTech OC 2011 Conference Agenda


8:00 AM Registration


8:00 AM - 6:00 PM Exhibits for Cleantech Companies and Sponsors - Grand Foyer and Exhibit Hall 


8:00 AM Coffee & Networking - Exhibit Hall


9:00 AM  Welcoming Remarks: Gregory Trimarche; Chair and Co-Founder, CleanTech OC; Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig LLP 


9:15 AM Morning Keynote: Honorable Stephen Johnson, 11th EPA Administrator


9:30 AM Panel 1: "Cleantech by the Numbers - Investment, Indexes, and IPOs" - Main Ballroom
Despite the economic recession, investment in cleantech continues to grow. Join us for a conversation about the latest investment trends, predictions for the 2012 IPO market, and thoughts on where the industry is headed.





10:30 AM Coffee Break - Exhibit Hall

11:00 AM Panel 2: "Going Green to Make Green - Sustainability and Corporate America" - Main Ballroom
Orange County companies large and small are serving as leading examples for the private sector throughout the country on how to go green without going into the red. Come hear about the challenges and success they have witnessed, and what they plan to do in the next five years to continue reducing their footprint.

12:00 PM Lunch: Anaheim Center for New Energy Technologies Awards - Garden Pavilion

12:30 PM Luncheon Keynote: John Hofmeister, former President of Shell Oil; author of
Why We Hate the Oil Companies - Garden Pavilion

1:30 PM Panel 3: The Future of Utility-Scale Renewable Energy in California - Main Ballroom
The State of California has mandated 33% of our energy come from renewable sources by 2020. In an effort to achieve this, utility-scale renewable energy developments are planned throughout southern California, though such developments continue to confront significant siting and permitting challenges.

2:30 PM Panel 4: Green-building in Orange County - Main Ballroom
Orange County's green-building industry is on the verge of a tipping point of its own. Listen to what the major players have to say about these developments, and how they plan to take green-building to the next level behind the Orange Curtain and beyond.

  • Moderator: Greg Shank - President, US Green Building Council - OC Chapter; President, CTG Energetics
  • Chris Popma - Vice President, The Irvine Company
  • Dan Heinfeld - President, LPA
  • Wendell Brase - Vice Chancellor, University of California at Irvine

3:30 PM Coffee Break - Exhibit Hall

4:00 PM Panel 5: Success Stories from Orange County's Cleantech Cluster - Main Ballroom
Orange County's cleantech cluster is quickly being recognized as one of California's leaders. Hear what five of our most promising companies are doing to be industry leaders.

  • Moderator: Steve Churm - CEO, Churm Media, OC Metro
  • Vahan Garboushian - Founder & CTO, Amonix
  • Joe Perry - CEO, FlexEnergy
  • Gerhard Forstner - CEO, M2 Renewables
  • Lisa Varga - CEO, Phoenix Energy Technologies
  • Ki Nam - CEO, T3 Motion 

5:15 PM CleanTech OC 2011 Company of the Year Award presentation - Main Ballroom

5:30 PM Closing Keynote: John Picard, Picard & Associates - Main Ballroom

6:00 PM Cocktail & Networking Reception - Garden Pavilion










Have questions about CleanTech OC 2011 Conference & Expo? Contact CleanTech OC

When & Where

Irvine Hyatt Regency
17900 Jamboree Road
Irvine, CA 92614

Monday, September 12, 2011 from 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM (PDT)

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CleanTech OC


CleanTech OC, a non-profit organization, is a catalyst to job creation and economic growth in the cleantech industry in Orange County and throughout California. The collaborative platform facilitates cooperation among its community including business, government and academia, and, so, helps to align goals and objectives to advance the development of renewable energy, clean transportation, energy efficiency (and other resource conservation), green building, green consumer products, and corporate sustainability. Finally, we serve to educate our community in all issues related to cleantech and sustainability.



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