Rocky Mountain Institute


RMI2009: From Ideas to Solutions is a symposium that will take place from October 1 – 3 in San Francisco. This program, organized by the Rocky Mountain Institute, will feature educational sessions and workshops that will explore the challenges and opportunities related to our economy’s shift to renewable energy and energy efficiency. Speakers at RMI2009 will include:

  • Fahmida Ahmed, Manager, Sustainability Program, Stanford University
  • Gregg D. Ander, FAIA, Chief Architect of Southern California Edison
  • Carl Bass, President and Chief Executive Officer of Autodesk
  • Michael Brylawski, Vice President of Corporate Strategy, Bright Automotive
  • Peter Darbee, CEO of PG&E
  • Alan J. Fohrer, Chairman and CEO of Southern California Edison
  • Paul Holland, General Partner, Foundation Capital
  • Bill Joy, Partner, KPCB
  • Matt Kister, Senior Vice President of Sustainability, Walmart Stores Inc
  • Anthony Malkin, President of Wein and Malkin, LLC
  • Steve Newcomb. CEO of Virgance
  • Bonnie Nixon, Director of Environmental Sustainability, Hewlett Packard
  • Michael Penwarden, CEO of Matter Network
  • Robert Rosner, University of Chicago – Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Peter Rumsey, Rumsey Engineers – Founder and Managing Principal
  • Jonah Sachs, Free Range Studios: Co-founder and Creative Director
  • Chelsea Sexton, Founder, Lightning Rod Foundation
  • Laura Schewel, UC Berkeley, Energy and Resources Group
  • David Vieau, President and CEO of A123Systems
  • Jon Wellinghoff, Chairman, Federal Energy Regulation Commission
  • Adam Werbach, Global CEO of Saatchi & Saatchi
  • Paul Westbrook, Sustainable Development Manager, Texas Instruments

This program will take place at the Westin Market Street in San Francisco.  Readers of Green VC can receive a 10% discount off the registration price for this event. To receive the discount, please use code “GREENVC” when registering online.


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