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Green Building Symposium:
The Future is Energy Efficient Buildings

December 9, 2008, 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM PST

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This event will be broadcast via live webcast, thanks to the CPUC. Please find the link to view the live event here.

Learn, Discuss, Explore

  • The government perspectives and policies fostering green building initiatives.
  • High-performance building technologies: what is new, now and in the future.
  • Market and capital opportunities to develop efficient building technology nationally and globally.
Featuring Keynote Remarks by:
  • Dian Gruenich, Commissioner, California Public Utility Commission (CPUC)
  • David Rodgers, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Energy Efficiency, U.S. Department of Energy
Expert Panelists Include:
  • Jeanne Clinton, Clean Energy Adviser to CPUC Commercial Sector
  • Matt Golden, President, Founder & Chief Building Scientist , Sustainable Spaces
  • Paul Holland, General Partner at Foundation Capital
  • Steve Selkowitz, Head of the Building Technologies Department, Commercial Building Initiative
  • Kevin Surace, CEO, Serious Materials


California Public Utilities Commission
505 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94102


5:30pm Registration, Networking, Clean Tech Open Showcase, and Light Appetizers
6:30pm Welcome, Keynote Speakers
7:00pm Expert Building Panel and Audience Q&A
8:00pm Networking, Dessert and Clean Tech Open Showcase
8:30pm Adjourn


BottleStone, 2008 Green Building Winner
Green Design Systems, 2008 Green Building Finalist
GroundSource Geo, 2008 Green Building Runner-Up and Sustainability Winner
Parco Homes, 2008 Green Building Finalist
Redwood Renewables, 2008 Finalist
S3 - The Smart Shower System, 2008 Green Building Finalist
Solar Red, 2008 Green Building Runner-Up

Who Should Attend

  • Industry professionals seeking the newest ideas in the green building sector
  • Interested participants in the 2009 California Clean Tech Open Competition
  • Entrepreneurs and potential entrepreneurs interested in applying their skills at new ventures
  • Angel investors and VCs looking at startups at a formative stage
  • Researchers and engineers interested in discussing green building technologies


Argonne National Laboratory
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Registration Fees

Type Regular Door
General 20.00 30.00
Paid Contestant Free Free
Student Free Free
Volunteer Free Free
 All prices in U.S. dollars. Sorry, no refunds available.
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