On May 24, Sustainable Silicon Valley (SSV) will be holding the 2012 WEST (Water Energy Smart Technology) Summit. This program will bring together thought leaders, innovators and entrepreneurs from business, government, utilities and NGOs to collaborate on innovative solutions and implementation strategies to the impacts of climate change. Speakers will include:
- Hon. Dave Jones, California State Insurance Commissioner
- Randy Hates, Director, Foundation Earth
- Nancy Parmer, Head of Sustainability, UPS
- Lindene Patton, Chief Climate Product Manager, Zurich Financial Services
- Hon. Hiroshi Inomata, Consul General of Japan in San Francisco
- Zoe McMahon, Director, Social & Environmental Sustainability and Compliance, HP
- Dr. Cristina Milesi, Senior Research Scientist, CSU/NASA Ames Research Center
- Gosuke Nakae, VP & GM Mitsubishi International
- Pavithra Mehta, Filmmaker and Author of "Infinite Vision"
This event will take place from 8:00am – 6:30pm at the Paul L. Locatelli, S.J. Student Activity Center, Santa Clara University, 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA 95053 (directions). Thanks to our friends at SSV, readers of Green VC can receive a 20% discount by using code "GOWEST6" (without the quotes) when registering.