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Showcase of Solutions Finalists Announcement

Thursday, March 7, 2013 from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM (PST)

Showcase of Solutions Finalists Announcement

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Event Details

The Board of Sustainable Silicon Valley invites you to join our distinguished Panel of Experts, Solution Inventors, Sustaining Partners, Elected Leaders and selected guests for an exclusive evening of discussion and insight, as well as the announcement of the finalists in our Call for Solutions for Planetary Sustainability competition.

Showcase of Solutions for Planetary Sustainability  
Finalists Announcement

Join us to discuss a sustainable future.


Call for Solutions logo SSV and NASA Ames Research Center have embarked on a partnership to identify and showcase game-changing, scalable, multiple-benefits solutions that address mitigation and adaptation to climate change; water availability and other issues threatening planetary sustainability.

Come hear the announcement of the finalists for the Call for Solutions for Planetary Sustainability. These finalists and the ultimate winners will be featured at the conference and Showcase at NASA Ames Research Center on May 23, 2013.

About the Call for Solutions

Sustainable Silicon Valley's Call for Solutions invited solutions that advance global sustainability. Over 100 innovative solutions were submitted that can contribute to improve health and sustenance of local, regional and global systems. Come learn about leading edge ideas and practical on-the-ground solutions. Meet experts, inventors and solution providers.


Date:        Thursday, March 7, 2013

Time:         5:30 to 8:30 pm

Location:   Microsoft, 1065 La Avenida Street, Bldg. 1, Mountain View, CA

Details:     Fine food and wine and time to mingle
                 Stimulating panel and dialogue with guests

Agenda:         5:30 pm - Reception, wine, conversation

6:30 pm - Welcome

6:45 pm - Dan Rasky, NASA Ames (Challenges before us.)

7:00 pm - Hon. Chuck Reed, Mayor of San Jose (The role of local governments in building a resilient green economy.)

7:15 pm - Nancy Pfund, Managing Partner, DBL Investors
(Venture funding clean tech and the challenges of getting to scale.)

7:30 pm - Josh Henretig, Director, Environmental Sustainability, Microsoft
(The role of large companies: big data, smart cities and global vision.)

7:45 pm - Q&A


8:25 pm - Closing Remarks

8:30 pm - Program concludes


Questions? Contact Program Manager, Martina Frndova
650-318-3638 ext. 274,
mfrndova (at)

Have questions about Showcase of Solutions Finalists Announcement? Contact the organizer

When & Where

1065 La Avenida Street
Bldg. 1
Mountain View, 94043

Thursday, March 7, 2013 from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM (PST)

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