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Events: Upcoming Events
Partner Event: VERGE San Francisco (Oct 27-30) (Special offer for E2 members) SpecialEventMonday, October 27, 2014
VERGE is GreenBiz Group's global event series focused on how technology accelerates sustainability solutions across industries and sectors. The event brings together the world’s largest companies, technology innovators, and cities, creating a broad ecosystem of players to accelerate opportunities for business, the environment, and society. E2 members Joel Makower, Chairman and Executive Editor of GreenBiz Group; Christina Page, Global Director, Energy and Sustainability Strategy of Yahoo; Will Sarni, Director and Practice Leader of Enterprise Water Strategy for Deloitte; Laura Shenkar, Founder and Principal at The Artemis Project; Bill Weihl, Manager of Energy Efficiency and Sustainability at Facebook; and, Peter Yolles, CEO at WaterSmart Software, will be speaking at the event.
Join us at VERGE San Francisco on October 27-30 using our special 10% off discount code VSF14E2 here.
Partner Event: NREL Industry Growth Forum (Denver, CO) SpecialEventTuesday, October 28, 2014
Join us at NREL’s 27th Industry Growth Forum (IGF). The IGF is one of the longest running cleantech events in the industry, taking place October 28-29, 2014 in Denver, CO. The two-day conference will feature presentations by 30 emerging clean technology startup companies, panel discussions and breakout sessions led by industry experts, and organized networking opportunities with leading investment firms and corporate partners.
Each year the Forum attracts over 400 investors, Fortune 500 companies, clean energy startups, and industry professionals. Since the Forum began, it has grown to be the perfect venue for growing companies to prepare, refine, and present their businesses to a wide range of investors. This focus on clean energy innovation is having an impact on the industry—since 2003, the presenting prototype, pre-commercial, and expanding cleantech companies who have presented have collectively raised over $5 billion in growth financing.
This year the Forum will focus on Integration and Design with a look to the future on how new partnerships, stakeholders, and technologies are changing the way energy is delivered and consumed, and the best way to integrate these innovations in a way that is impactful and thoughtful for the marketplace.
Join in the conversation October 28-29 at the Denver Marriott City Center. Learn more and register at www.industrygrowthforum.org.
More Jobs, Less Carbon - and Smarter, Energy Efficient Buildings (Denver, CO) EcoSalonTuesday, October 28, 2014 (5:30 PM - 8:00 PM Mountain)
On October 28, Denver will launch its City Energy Project, a national initiative of the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and the Institute for Market Transformation, to create healthier and more prosperous American cities by improving the energy efficiency of the building sector -- the single largest user of energy in the U.S.
At this E2 reception, you’ll have the opportunity to hear first-hand how the Denver City Energy Project will support innovative, practical solutions that cut energy waste, boost local economies, and reduce harmful pollution.
You will also get unique insight on the federal Clean Power Plan as well as other recent energy and environmental policies in both Washington, DC and Colorado that will cut carbon pollution, address climate change - and create new business opportunities in the state and beyond.
NRDC Special Event: Frances Beinecke's last event in San Francisco as NRDC President (San Francisco, CA) SpecialEventWednesday, October 29, 2014 (6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Pacific)
Please join E2 for a very special evening: Frances Beinecke's last event in San Francisco as NRDC's President.
She and Bob Deans, NRDC's Director of Editorial Content, will be having a conversation about her new book, "The World We Create: A Message of Hope for a Planet in Peril."
The event begins at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 29th at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco, followed by a reception.
Seating is limited to the first 30 RSVPs.
E2's 4th Annual DC Forum: Nov 18-19, 2014 (Washington DC) MeetingTuesday, November 18, 2014
E2’s fourth annual Washington, DC Forum is a unique opportunity to get hands-on advocacy and media training from experts, attend high-level briefings with senior government officials and thought leaders on current policy debates, and meet with leaders in Congress and the Administration on legislative initiatives. You’ll get an inside perspective on the President’s Clean Power Plan, and E2’s strategy to move it forward at the federal and state levels. And, you’ll have a chance to meet E2 members from around the country...an inspiring group of entrepreneurs, investors and executives...who work with E2 to advance an environmentally sustainable economy.
"The E2 DC Forum has provided me with unbelievable experiences each time I have attended! From the insight of the guest speakers who are involved in these day-to-day issues in their positions in Washington, D.C., to learning how to communicate our thoughts in a professional manner to legislators, to sitting with members of Congress and their staff to discuss topics and issues critical to our businesses and our country, these few days in DC make a difference!" -- Peter Lobin (Chicago, IL)
E2 Northern California Year-end Social (San Francisco, CA) SpecialEventWednesday, December 17, 2014 (6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Pacific)
Join E2 Northern California for our seventh annual holiday social to celebrate the conclusion of another exciting year. E2 will provide hors d'oeuvres, libations, and good cheer.