CleanTech OC 2011 is the annual conference and expo promoting economic growth in the Orange County clean technology industry, likely to be one of the most significant engines for job growth over the next decade.
The theme for CleanTech OC 2011 is "Cleantech at the Tipping Point," and the event will provide a forum for the exchange of ideas, information, and business opportunities among cleantech companies, government entities, and academia. Industry experts and leaders, cleantech entrepreneurs and innovators, and lawmakers, are just a few of those whom you will hear from and meet at CleanTech OC 2011.
If you are interested in sponsoring the Conference, exhibiting, or if you are a member of the media and have an inquiry, please Contact Taylor Honrath at (949) 585-2988, or Taylor@CleanTechOC.org.
8:00 AM Registration
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM Exhibits for Cleantech Companies and Sponsors - Grand Foyer and Exhibit Hall
8:00 AM Coffee & Networking - Exhibit Hall
9:00 AM Welcoming Remarks: Gregory Trimarche; Chair and Co-Founder, CleanTech OC; Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig LLP
9:15 AM Morning Keynote: Honorable Stephen Johnson, 11th EPA Administrator
9:30 AM Panel 1: "Cleantech by the Numbers - Investment, Indexes, and IPOs" - Main Ballroom
Despite the economic recession, investment in cleantech continues to grow. Join us for a conversation about the latest investment trends, predictions for the 2012 IPO market, and thoughts on where the industry is headed.
10:30 AM Coffee Break - Exhibit Hall
11:00 AM Panel 2: "Going Green to Make Green - Sustainability and Corporate America" - Main Ballroom
Orange County companies large and small are serving as leading examples for the private sector throughout the country on how to go green without going into the red. Come hear about the challenges and success they have witnessed, and what they plan to do in the next five years to continue reducing their footprint.
12:00 PM Lunch: Anaheim Center for New Energy Technologies Awards - Garden Pavilion
12:30 PM Luncheon Keynote: John Hofmeister, former President of Shell Oil; author of
Why We Hate the Oil Companies - Garden Pavilion
1:30 PM Panel 3: The Future of Utility-Scale Renewable Energy in California - Main Ballroom
The State of California has mandated 33% of our energy come from renewable sources by 2020. In an effort to achieve this, utility-scale renewable energy developments are planned throughout southern California, though such developments continue to confront significant siting and permitting challenges.
2:30 PM Panel 4: Green-building in Orange County - Main Ballroom
Orange County's green-building industry is on the verge of a tipping point of its own. Listen to what the major players have to say about these developments, and how they plan to take green-building to the next level behind the Orange Curtain and beyond.
3:30 PM Coffee Break - Exhibit Hall
4:00 PM Panel 5: Success Stories from Orange County's Cleantech Cluster - Main Ballroom
Orange County's cleantech cluster is quickly being recognized as one of California's leaders. Hear what five of our most promising companies are doing to be industry leaders.
5:15 PM CleanTech OC 2011 Company of the Year Award presentation - Main Ballroom
5:30 PM Closing Keynote: John Picard, Picard & Associates - Main Ballroom
6:00 PM Cocktail & Networking Reception - Garden Pavilion
Space is limited for CleanTech OC 2011, so be sure to register today.