Tuesday June 26th 2012
|Where||K & L Gates - 4 Embarcadero Center, 12th Floor - San Francisco, CA|
|Time||6:00 PM - 9:00 PM|
|Cost||Early Bird until June 19: $15 Members, $30 Non-Members Regular: $20 Members, $35 Non-Members, $50 at the Door.|
|Event Page Link||Event Page|
||Speaking in San Francisco in 2007, the then German Foreign Minister, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, declared that California was the most important testing laboratory for our global future, that Germany and California were kindred spirits and that he hoped for political as well as cultural and economic cooperation between California and Germany.|
What must be done to grow the clean energy economy in California and the U.S.? And what best practices can we take from Germany? How can public and business leaders in Germany and California collaborate in order to forward these efforts?
GABA is hosting a panel of experts from the fields of public policy, technology and investment to dive into these questions and more.
Introduction to the topic:
California's Growing Clean Energy Economy
Presentation of key metrics of California's growing clean energy economy based on work published by Next 10 by Tracey Grose, Research Director at Institute for the Future.
Doug Payne, Executive Director, SolarTech
Dirk Michels, Partner K&L Gates
Walter McGuire, Founder, Flex Your Power
Mark Wilhelm, Director, GE's Smart Grid Center of Excellence
Olaf Groth, Founder and CEO of Emergent Frontiers Group LLC
6:00 - 7:00 pm Registration and Networking Reception
7:00 - 8:30 pm Program
8:30 - 9:00 pm Networking
Complimentary appetizers, beer, wine and soft drinks will be served.
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GABA (German American Business Association)
GABA, the German American Business Association, is a member-driven non-profit organization that fosters transatlantic knowledge-sharing and networking among US-based and German business and tech communities. We host regular high-level networking events and Panel discussions on topics of US and international interest, focusing on critical business, technical and leadership issues.