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National Competition Launch

February 26, 2010, 4:30 PM to 7:00 PM PST

Attend the best cleantech party of 2010!

The Cleantech Open’s 2010 National Competition Launch will take place Friday, Febrary 26 at the Autodesk Gallery in San Francisco.

This event is not one to miss!

Join us for appetizers and wine overlooking San Francisco Bay:

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Interact with the best and most successful Alumni companies from the Cleantech Open’s four-year history.

View Autodesk's intriguing gallery of demos, products and creations.

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Learn from Executive Director Rex Northen the latest on Cleantech Open expansion plans, the 2010 competition prize package.

Plus, famed California Energy Commission Art Rosenfeld will give his remarks on the state of energy efficiency in the US.


Autodesk Gallery
One Market Street, 2nd Floor
San Francisco, California

Please find transportation options and directions here.


4:30pm to 5:00pm Registration, Networking and Exhibits, Appetizers and Wine

5:00pm to 5:30pm Remarks and Green Catalyst Award

5:30pm to 7:00pm Continue Viewing Exhibits and Networking


  • Rex Northen, Executive Director, Cleantech Open
  • Marc Gottschalk and Michael Santullo, Cleantech Open Co-Founders
  • Trond Unneland, Vice President & Managing Executive of Chevron Technology Ventures
  • Art Rosenfeld, California Energy Commissioner
  • Susan Gladwin, Global Clean Tech Partner Program, Autodesk

Who Should Attend

The audience will include potential contestant for the 2010 Ideas and Business Competitions, investors from the Cleantech Group’s San Francisco Forum, members of the 2010 sponsor and partner companies, and Alumni company representatives ready to give you the latest scoop on their technologies.

Additional Details

View photos of the venue, the Autodesk Gallery, here.

Registration Fees

Type Early* Regular Door
General Public n/a 27.00 40.00 40.00
Students (with valid ID at door) n/a 17.00 17.00 25.00
*Early registration prices available only until February 24, 2010, 7:59 AM.
 All prices in U.S. dollars. Sorry, no refunds available.
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