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Sustainable Companies & Cities: Perspectives from L.A. and Berlin

Berlin-Brandenburg Energy Network

Thursday, October 5, 2017 from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM (PDT)

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Berlin-Brandenburg Energy Network presents the "Sustainable Companies & Cities" format that showcases business opportunities in Los Angeles and Berlin and outlines how cities can foster innovation and remove potential barriers to sustainable development.

We bring together entrepreneurs with city officials, policymakers and legal as well as financial experts for a session of presentations, pitches and discussions, followed by networking with snacks and drinks.


Agenda

2:00 - 2:15 p.m.
Welcome statements by

  • Stephen Cheung, President, WTCLA
  • Christian Gräff, Vice President Berlin-Brandenburg Energy Network
  • Fred Walti, Co-Founder, LACI

2:15 - 3:00 p.m.
Presentations on the status quo of sustainability in California and Berlin, including legal specifics and venture financing

  • David Jacot, Director of Energy Efficiency, LADWP
  • Michael Geissler, CEO, Berlin Energy Agency
  • Daniel Weiss, Managing Partner, Angeleno Group

3:00 - 3:15 p.m.
Dietmar Rieg, President, German American Chamber of Commerce: "Transatlantic clean tech and sustainability cooperation"

3:15 - 4:15 p.m.
Sustainable and clean tech company presentations with Q&A, including impromptu feedback by Janice Tran, Generate Capital Inc., and David Wortmann, CEO, Berlin-Brandenburg Energy Network

4:15 - 5:00 p.m.
Panel Discussion: “How cities need to facilitate responses to climate change. Best practices from Berlin and LA.”

  • Diane Moss, Founding Director, Renewables 100 Policy Institute
  • Matt Petersen, CEO, LACI
  • David Wortmann, CEO, Berlin-Brandenburg Energy Network
  • Philipp Bouteiller, CEO, Berlin TXL - The Urban Tech Republic
  • Christian Gräff, Vice President; Berlin-Brandenburg Energy Network (Moderator)

5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Get-together with finger food and drinks

Moderator

Timon Meyer, Managing Partner, T-Base Consulting

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Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator, LaKretz Campus
525 S Hewitt St
Los Angeles, CA 90013

Thursday, October 5, 2017 from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM (PDT)


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Berlin-Brandenburg Energy Network

The Berlin-Brandenburg Energy Network (BEN) is the network and central representative of the renewable energy industry in Berlin-Brandenburg. BEN is committed to fostering solutions for an effective "Energiewende" implementation (exit from nuclear and fossil-fuel energy) and to supporting global entrepreneurial activities in this sector.​


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