On May 5, the Berkeley-Stanford CleanTech Conference will present Electric Car 2.0: Who Will Win The Race? (Innovation, Policy, and China), the fifth in a continuing series of events 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. 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)

This program will be held on May 5th from 11AM – 6PM at PG&E, 77 Beale Street, San Francisco. This conference is made possible through the Haas Alumni Network and the sponsorship of PG&E, the Berkeley Columbia Executive MBA Program, and MAP.

Thanks to our friends at the Berkeley-Stanford CleanTech Conference, readers of Green VC can obtain a $15 discount on this program when registering online with the code "15percentoff".

The Berkeley-Stanford CleanTech Conference is also looking for volunteers to help with tasks including fund raising, marketing, and day-of-event setup.  Volunteers can attend the event for free.  For additional information send an e-mail to amykim87 [at] gmail.com.

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