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CleanTech OC 2014 Conference and Expo

CleanTech OC

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 from 8:00 AM to 6:30 PM (PDT)

CleanTech OC 2014 Conference and Expo

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Non-member Corporate after 9/26 Ended $250.00 $0.00
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Welcome to our Fifth Annual Conference & Expo!

The New Green is Orange

Our marquee event of the year highlights the key technologies and drivers spurring economic growth in the Orange County clean technology industry. Attended by over 400 cleantech entrepreneurs and industry leaders, investors, policy makers, and many others, this is the only annual conference in Orange County dedicated to covering the clean technology space and connecting industry stakeholders throughout the region & state. 

Featured Speakers Include:

Mike Whaley, Senior Director EHS, Allergan
Scott Gordon, President, Helio Power
Dean Greg Washington, Samueli School of Engineering, UCI
Ken King, Sunnova
Lisa Varga, CEO, Phoenix Energy Technologies
Shane Stephens-Romero, President, First Element Fuel
Alan Lee, CEO, ecoSolargy
Eric Johnson, Corporate EHS, Sony Electronics
Patrick Thompson, CEO, Emisense
Paul Cook, General Manager, Irvine Ranch Water District


...and a keynote address from

Mark Herrema, CEO, Newlight Technologies
Having recently raised an additional $9 million in Series C funding, the company is poised to revolutionize the plastics industry with plastic made from greenhouse gas.

 

Agenda

 

 

8:00                      Registration, Coffee & Networking

 

8:00 – 6:30          Expo: Cleantech Companies and Sponsors

 

9:00 – 9:20          CleanTech OC: Poised for Growth
                              Greg Trimarche, Chairperson, CleanTech OC
                              Lisa Varga, Vice Chairperson, CleanTech OC                    

 

9:20 – 10:10        CLEANTECH DRIVERS / WHAT’S HOT IN OC

 

Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles in OC: a Hub for Development and Innovation
Tim Brown, COO, First Element Fuel
Centralized Organics Recycling (CORe) Program
Tom Koutroulis, District Manager, Waste Management
Expanding Opportunities for Low Carbon Fleet Fueling
Harrison Clay, President, Clean Energy Renewable Fuels
Incentive Programs and Projects in OC
Dean Saito, Manager On-road Mobile Source Strategies, Mobile Source Division, SC AQMD  

 

10:10 – 10:25     Break: Technology Showcase

 

10:25 – 11:15     CLEANTECH MONEY TRACKER / FINANCING TRENDS

Brian Kremer, Director, Roth Capital Partners (Moderator)
Rafe Furst, Co-Founder and SVP, Crowdfunder
Greg Memo, EVP Business Development & Product Strategy, Renovate America
Patrick Thompson, VP, Innovation and Business Strategy, CoorsTek Sensors

 

11:15 – 11:40     CLEANTECH OC SUCCESS STORIES

Patrick Thompson, CEO, Emisense
Ray Pustinger, Former President, Enerliance and President, AESC, Inc.
Brad Timon, CFO, Quantum Technologies

 

11:40 – 12:10     Mark Herrema, CEO, Newlight Technologies

 

12:10 – 1:10        Networking Lunch – Exhibitor Vignettes

 

1:10 – 2:00          THE CHANGING FACE OF SOLAR

Alan Lee, CEO, ecoSolargy (Moderator)
Scott Gordon, President, Helio Power
Ken King, Regional Director, Sunnova
Albert Luu, Structured Finance Vice President, Solar City
Ross Chun, City Councilmember, City of Aliso Viejo

 

2:00 – 2:30          STARTUP CENTRAL

Steve Delson, CEO, Gate5
Mark Walter, CEO, biix
Steven Colome, Eco-PAS
Bruce Nelson, CFO, Biosynthetic Technologies
Zeev Collin, CEO, SemiTech Semi

 

2:30 – 3:20          THE SUSTAINABILITY OF WATER PRESENTED BY
THE SUSTAINABILITY COUNCIL OF ORANGE COUNTY


Mike Whaley, Director EHS, Allergan (Moderator)
Eric Johnson, Corporate EHS, Sony Electronics
Clint Collins, Senior Director, Landscape Operations, The Irvine Company
Paul Cook, General Manager, Irvine Ranch Water District

 

3:20 – 3:35          Break: Technology Showcase

 

3:35 – 3:55          SOLAR DECATHLON 2015 – INTRODUCING TEAM ORANGE!
              
                              Dean Gregory Washington, Samueli School of Engineering, UCI
                             
Alex McDonald, Team Leader, Team Orange

 

3:55 – 4:45          BUILDING INTELLIGENCE & INFORMATION…BOOM

                              Jim Meacham, Principal, Altura Associates (Moderator)
                              Lisa Varga, CEO, Phoenix Energy Technologies
                              Michel Kamel, CEO, MelRok
                              
Dimitri Shanin, Senior Manager Sustainability & EHS Operations, Raytheon Company

 

4:45 – 4:55          1) Van Vlahakis’ Environmental Excellence Award

 

                              2) CleanTech OC Company of the Year Award

 

4:55 – 5:00          Conference Wrap

 

5:00 – 6:30          TEST DRIVE 2015: Nissan, Hyundai, Kia and others to be determined

 

5:00 – 6:30          Cocktail Reception

 


For Sponsorship Opportunities please click here and contact Scott Kitcher via scott@cleantech-oc.org or (949) 616-3390 for more details.


Additional Contact: info@cleantech-oc.org


Please visit www.cleantech-oc.org for current information and updates. 

For questions regarding any aspect of the Conference and Expo please contact info@cleantech-oc.org or Scott Kitcher at scott@cleantech-oc.org or (949) 616-3390.

Have questions about CleanTech OC 2014 Conference and Expo? Contact CleanTech OC

When & Where


Hotel Irvine
17900 Jamboree Rd
Irvine, CA 92614

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 from 8:00 AM to 6:30 PM (PDT)


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Organizer

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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