Electric Car 2.0: Who Will Win The Race? (Innovation, Policy, and China)
San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 26, 2010
The Berkeley-Stanford CleanTech Conference presents “Electric Car 2.0: Who Will Win The Race? (Innovation, Policy, and China)”, the fifth in a continuing series of focused conferences highlighting clean technology solutions to address global energy challenges. Panels will discuss new innovations in electric vehicle technology, the opportunities and challenges from China, and the policies that are transforming the automobile industry. For participants, this is an excellent opportunity to network and explore opportunities in this rapidly emerging field.
The event will be held on Wednesday, May 5th from 11AM - 6PM in the PG&E Headquarters on 77 Beale Street, San Francisco. Last year the sold-out conference drew over 300 attendees comprised of 30% students and 70% professionals including financiers, start-up entrepreneurs, policymakers, lawyers, and non-profit workers.
This conference is made possible through the Haas Alumni Network and the sponsorship of PG&E, the Berkeley Columbia Executive MBA Program, and MAP.
Confirmed Panelists include:
- Dian Grueneich - Commissioner of CPUC (Keynote Speaker)
- Marc Tarpenning - Entrepreneur, Co-founder of Tesla Motors Inc. and NuvoMedia Inc.
- Dan Mosher - Chief Financial Officer of CODA Automotive
- Ann Bordetsky - North America Market Development & Policy Manager at Better Place
- Marianne Wu – Partner at Mohr Davidow Ventures.
- Mark Duvall - Director at Electric Power Research Institute
- John Boesel - Pres/CEO at CALSTART
- Saul Zambrano - Director Integrated Demand Side Management Product Portfolio at PG&E
- Jit Bhattacharya - CEO of Mission Motors
- Roland Hwang - Transportation Program Manager at the Natural Resource Defense Council
- Marc Gottschalk - Partner at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
- Luca Erceg - President, CEO & Founder of Simbol Mining Corp.
- Lee Schipper - Professor at Stanford University
- Bob Hayden - Clean Transportation Advisor to SF Government
- Eric Toomre - Architect of the bipartisan proposed American Electric Vehicle Manufacturing, or e-Drive Bill (H.R. 4399)
Theme: Electric Car 2.0: Who Will Win The Race? Innovation, Policy, and China
Date: Wednesday, May 5, 2010
Time: 11AM - 6PM
Location: PG&E General Office Conference Center, 77 Beale Street, San Francisco, CA
For more information and registration please visit our website at http://cleantech.stanford.edu
About BSCC: The Berkeley-Stanford CleanTech Conference Series is a student-led organization founded in 2007 to bring together students at the Engineering, Business and Policy schools at Stanford University and UC Berkeley as well as key members of the academia, policy and business community in the Bay Area and beyond. Each conference discusses focused CleanTech topics from the technology, business and policy standpoints, to find long-lasting solutions to climate change and other current energy challenges.
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