Showcase of Solutions Finalists Announcement
Thursday, March 7, 2013 from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM (PST)
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
Join us to discuss a sustainable future.
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
8:10 pm - ANNOUNCEMENT OF FINALISTS
8:25 pm - Closing Remarks
8:30 pm - Program concludes
Questions? Contact Program Manager, Martina Frndova
650-318-3638 ext. 274,
mfrndova (at) sustainablesv.org