Astia and SDForum to Present “Green Buildings – Design and Control Analysis” on March 9 (Discount Available)

On March 9, SDForum and Astia will present the next program in their Clean Tech Breakfast Series entitled Green Buildings – Design and Control Analysis. This program will feature the following panelists:.

  • Michael R. D'Amour - Lumenergi
  • Matt Denesuk - IBM
  • Gary Dillabough – Westly Group
  • Scott Hublou – EcoFactor
  • Greg O’Hara – Nixon Peabody, LLP (moderator)

This program will be held from 8:00 - 10:00 am at Nixon Peabody, One Embarcadero Center, 18th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94111. Thanks to our friends at SDForum, readers of Green VC can receive a $5 discount from the non-member registration price for this event.  To receive the discount, please use code "CLEAN05" when registering online.  For more information:

Astia and SDForum to Present “Old Resources in a New Climate” on November 10 (Discount Available)

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On November 10, Astia and SDForum will present the latest program in the 2009 Clean Tech Breakfast Series, entitled Old Resources in a New Climate. This program will focus on hydrocarbons and feature the following panelists:

  • Kyle McCue – CEO and Co-Founder, Ternion Bio
  • John Voltz – Principal, Jane Capital
  • Marianne Wu – Partner, Mohr Davidow Ventures
  • Greg O’Hara – Partner, Nixon Peabody (moderator)

This program will be held from 8:00 am - 10:00 am at SAP Co-Innovation Lab, 3410 Hillview Avenue, 1st Floor, Palo Alto, CA 94304. Thanks to our friends at SDForum, readers of Green VC can receive a $5 discount from the non-member registration price for this event.  To receive the discount, please use code "CLEAN05" (without quotes) when registering online.  For more information:

Astia and SDForum to Present “Innovation Opportunities Using Solar Technologies” on September 1 (Discount Available)

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On September 1, Astia and SDForum will present the latest program in the 2009 Clean Tech Breakfast Series, entitled Innovation Opportunities Using Solar Technologies. This program will feature the following panelists, who will share their insights on a number of technology innovations relating to the solar industry and the opportunities arising from these innovations:

  • Eugenia Corrales – CEO and Co-Founder, SunModular
  • Steve Horne - Chief Technical Officer, SolFocus
  • Robert Horstmeyer - Managing Director, GrowthPoint Technology Partners
  • Bob McDonald – CEO and Founder, Skyline Solar
  • Bob Anderson – Partner, Nixon Peabody (moderator)

This program will be held from 8:00 am - 10:00 am at Nixon Peabody, LLP, One Embarcadero Center 18th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94111.  Thanks to our friends at SDForum, readers of Green VC can receive a $5 discount from the non-member registration price for this event.  To receive the discount, please use code "GREEN05" when registering online.  For more information:

Astia and SDForum to Present “World Water Crisis: Technology Based Solutions” on July 14 (Discount Available)

On July 14, Astia and SDForum will present the latest program in the 2009 Clean Tech Breakfast Series.  This program is entitled World Water Crisis: Technology Based Solutions and will feature a panel that will focus on the technologies in areas including water treatment, management, conservation and purification.  The panelists for this program will be:

This event will take place from 8:00 am – 10:00 am at SAP, 3410 Hillview Avenue, Palo Alto, CA.  Thanks to our friends at SDForum, readers of Green VC can receive a $5 discount from the non-member registration price for this event.  To receive the discount, please use code "CLEAN05" when registering online. Further program information and registration can be found here.

Astia and SDForum to Present “The Future Size of the Carbon Footprint” on May 12 (Discount Available)

On May 12, Astia and SDForum will present the second program in the 2009 Clean Tech Breakfast Series.  This program is entitled The Future Size of the Carbon Footprint and will feature a panel that will focus on the following topic:

In a country where over $59 billion was spent in the first half of 2008 alone on carbon credits, the push to decrease carbon usage is growing. What are the up and coming technologies for tracking carbon footprints and carbon credit trading? Where’s the growth and how will legislation impact this burgeoning sector?

The panelists for this program will be:

This event will take place from 8:00 am – 10:00 am at Nixon Peabody, One Embarcadero Center, 18th Floor, San Francisco, CA. Thanks to our friends at SDForum, readers of Green VC can receive a $5 discount from the non-member registration price for this event.  To receive the discount, please use code "CT09" when registering online. Further program information and registration can be found here.

Astia and SDForum to Present “Standing at the Edge of Grid” on March 17 (2009 Clean Tech Breakfast Series)

[Update: Green VC readers can receive a discount on this program.]

On March 17, Astia and SDForum will present the first program in the 2009 Clean Tech Breakfast Series.  This program is entitled Standing at the Edge of the Grid and will feature a panel that will focus on the following topic:

Monitoring, metering, compliance and energy efficiency technologies are at the hub for both homes and offices. What technologies will be part of the smart homes of tomorrow?

The panelists for this program will be:

This event will take place from 8:00 am – 10:00 am at SAP, 3410 Hillview Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304. The cost for SDForum members is $20 and $30 for non-members.  Further program information and registration can be found here.

Astia and SDForum to Present Panel on Next Generation Biofuel Feedstock on October 21 (2008 Clean Tech Breakfast Series)

On October 21, Astia and SDForum will present the final program in the 2008 Clean Tech Breakfast Series.  This program is entitled "Next Generation Biofuel Feedstock" and will feature a panel that will share their insights into the current state of algae-related technology and commercialization efforts.  The panel will also discuss alternatives to algae in the biofuels sector. The panelists for this program are:

  • David Blume - Biofuels Expert
  • Will Coleman – Partner, MDV
  • James Horn – Managing Director, Noventi
  • Matt Jones - Partner, Nth Power
  • Derek Dowsett – Partner, Moss Adams (moderator)

This event will take place from 8:00 am – 10:00 am at the Cabaña Hotel & Resort (Palo Alto), 4290 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306. The cost for SDForum members is $25 and $30 for non-members.  Further program information and registration can be found here.

Astia and SDForum to Present Panel “Innovation In Transportation” on September 30 (2008 Clean Tech Breakfast Series)

On September 30, Astia and  SDForum will present the fifth program in the 2008 Clean Tech Breakfast Series.  This program is entitled Innovation In Transportation and will feature the following panelists:

  • Dania Ghantous – VP, Technology & Battery Development, Lion Cells
  • Paul McGrath – CEO & Founder, RideSpring
  • Derek Dowsett – Partner, Moss Adams (moderator)

This event will take place from 8:00 am – 10:00 am at Nixon Peabody, One Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, CA 94111.  The cost for SDForum members is $25 and $30 for non-members. 

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Astia and SDForum to Present Panel on Energy Storage on July 29 (2008 Clean Tech Breakfast Series)

On July 29, Astia and  SDForum will present the fourth program in the 2008 Clean Tech Breakfast Series.  This program is entitled "Energy Storage" and will feature a panel that will provide insights into current and potentially new energy storage technologies.  Questions that will be discussed in this program include:

  • What are the pros and cons of a national (or state) electrical storage system much like the national Petroleum Reserve?
  • What programs are developing for the storage of solar and wind power?
  • Would an electric power storage system help to stabilize electricity markets?
  • Would an emphasis on energy storage make renewable energy more economically viable and more widely used?

The panelists for this program are:

  • Jim Kim – Senior Partner, CMEA Ventures
  • Scott McGaraghan – Director of Business Development, EnerNOC
  • Sven Strohband – Partner, MDV
  • Rick Winter – VP Engineering, DEEYA Energy
  • Seth Zimring – Energy Procurement, PG&E
  • James Chapman – Partner, Nixon Peabody (moderator)

This event will take place from 8:00 am – 10:00 am at AMD (Advanced Micro Devices), 991 Stewart Drive, Sunnyvale, CA 94085.  The cost for SDForum members is $25 and $30 for non-members.  Further program information and registration can be found here

The schedule for future programs in the 2008 Clean Tech Breakfast Series is:

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