UPCOMING PROSPECTSV EVENTS


October 13th, 2017 from 1-3pm –  Microgrid Quarterly Networking Event (GSA, 90 7th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103)

Prospect Silicon Valley invites you to join us for our Quarterly Networking Event on October 13th, 2017 where we will explore the energy impacts of electrified transportation systems and the role of microgrids. You will hear from the leading cleantech research and consulting firm, Navigant, about the current state of the market for microgrids and the evolving power requirements. A panel of industry experts in public transportation systems, electric vehicle and battery storage manufacturing, and grid integration will discuss current and future programs that leverage microgrids to manage the energy impacts of electrified transportation options. Please join us from 1-3pm for an in-depth discussion followed by networking.


UPCOMING PARTNER EVENTS


September 26, 2017 from 8:30am – 12:00pm – BayREN Regional Forum – Municipal Buildings Leading by Example
(Orinda Library Auditorium, 26 Orinda Way, Orinda)

Many local governments are setting and meeting ambitious targets aimed at improving energy efficiency in public buildings while encouraging the private sector to do the same. This forum will showcase local case studies on municipal innovation, discuss the needs and trends in the commercial real estate industry, and look ahead at how stakeholders can help exchange knowledge between industry sectors.

Representatives from the City of Richmond and the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA), along with PG&E and consultants from DNV-GL will form a panel session to discuss municipal innovation, commercial building needs, and the nexus between the two, and look ahead at how stakeholders from both arenas can collaborate more intentionally on accelerating market transformation on a community scale.

Registration is free and now open at EventBrite. Numbers are limited.


September 26-27, 2017 – Greentech Media: Rev Future
(NY Marriot, 333 Adams Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201)

Building on last year’s sold out conference, NY REV Future 2017 will bring together key stakeholders, technology providers, utilities and state policy makers to discuss actionable business strategies to operationalize the ongoing initiative for a clean, resilient and affordable system in New York.


Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017 from 9am-12pm –  Sustainable Silicon Valley “Partners Workshop” (1608 Las Plumas Avenue, San Jose, CA 95133)

Event brite link: Partners Workshop
Event focus: Understand the breadth, scope, and qualifications of energy services currently available.

The City of San José is partnering with the nonprofit, Sustainable Silicon Valley (SSV), on their local City Energy Project work to increase multifamily housing participation in energy efficiency and upgrade resource programs.

Partners and Landlords are invited to their respective meetings on Energy Upgrade Services in San José Multifamily Housing at Prospect Silicon Valley (located at the San José Environmental Innovation Center).

If you have questions, please contact SSV Director of Energy, Phu Nguyen (pdnguyen@sustainablesv.org, 408-799-4252).


October 3, 2017 – fka Octoberfest Meetup
(ProspectSV 1608 Las Plumas Avenue, San Jose, CA 95133)

This will be our second annual Oktoberfest-themed Meetup. We have a huge lineup of speakers to stimulate your brain and plenty of German food, beer, and traditional music to entertain you.

Topic 1: “Success Factors for Autonomous Driving”
Colin Goldsmith 

Topic 2: “Automotive electronics must be TRUSTED first, if you really want Security and Safety”
Eric Sivertson

Topic 3: “Towards Trustworthy Autonomy”
Katherine Driggs Campbell


October 9th, 2017 – Silicon Valley Reinvents the Wheel
(Computer History Museum, Mountain View, CA)

WAJ joins forces with the Autotech Council for an event in the epicenter of innovation that will bring together thought leaders from the auto and tech worlds to examine not only the future of cars but also how technology is transforming transportation. The event will feature engaging discussions on topics including next-generation powertrains and fuels, 21st Century automotive ownership, HMI, deep learning, connected and self-driving technology.

Innovation at Work (Time TBD):
Wolfgang Juchmann – Autonomous Stuff
Dirk Remde – Continental Research
Mike Harrigan – ProspectSV


October 9-10, 2017 – Auto Tech R&D Summit
(Hilton, San Jose, CA)

Automakers are making some big bets on the future: data, services, mobility, automation… tapping into innovation like never before as the race to define the auto landscape for the decades to come intensifies. Auto Tech R&D Summit 2017 (formerly Telematics West Coast) is the key forum for West Coast connected car and auto tech execs; bringing together over 200 experts to network and identify the crucial partnerships and the R&D innovations that will unlock the auto business models of tomorrow.

Our Senior Program Manager, Mike Harrigan, will be speaking at this event!

TU Auto Tech


Tuesday, October 17th, 2017 – CleantechOpen Western Region Awards

This year again, we’re holding our Awards & Showcase at the Fremont Marriott Silicon Valley, across from the Tesla plant in Fremont. The event will take place on Tuesday, October 17th. We’ll start with our Innovation Showcase (Expo) from 8am-10am that morning. Our Awards event runs from 10am-3:30pm.


Thursday, October 26th, 2017 from 9am-12pm –  Sustainable Silicon Valley “Landlords Workshop” (1608 Las Plumas Avenue, San Jose, CA 95133)

Event focus: Landlords to voice their challenges and develop a list of services that would incentivize them.

The City of San José is partnering with the nonprofit, Sustainable Silicon Valley (SSV), on their local City Energy Project work to increase multifamily housing participation in energy efficiency and upgrade resource programs.

Partners and Landlords are invited to their respective meetings on Energy Upgrade Services in San José Multifamily Housing at Prospect Silicon Valley (located at the San José Environmental Innovation Center).

If you have questions, please contact SSV Director of Energy, Phu Nguyen (pdnguyen@sustainablesv.org, 408-799-4252).


November 7-8, 2017 – Greentech Media: US Power and Renewables Summit
(AT&T Conference Center, 1900 University Ave, Austin, TX 78705)

The rapid growth of renewable energy is having a profound impact on the fundamental drivers of the U.S. power markets. Join us in November to get an in-depth look at how solar, wind and related renewable energy technology are interacting with current power market dynamics, and how this interaction is raising key questions and challenges for the industry moving forward.


Tuesday, November 14th, 2017 – Bay Area Battery Summit, Bella Rosa at Garre Vineyards, Livermore, CA

The Bay Area Battery Summit brings together technologists and entrepreneurs who are driving innovation in energy storage. The California Clean Energy Fund’s CalCharge program and Lawrence Livermore National Lab have teamed up to bring together an event that will add in depth conversations about many of the important themes across the storage space, including:

The Role of California as a leader in Energy Storage Innovation and Integration
Advances in Materials and Manufacturing accelerating progress
The Role of Storage in Mobility and the Internet of Things
Panel Topics

Science & Technology: Next Generation of Storage Technology
Infrastructure & Finance: Deploying Storage Technology
Mobility: Electrifying Transportation


Thursday, November 30th, 2017 from 9am-12pm –  Sustainable Silicon Valley “Partners & Landlords Workshop” (1608 Las Plumas Avenue, San Jose, CA 95133)

Event focus: Convene partners and landlords together to finalize the list of services and terms of the program.

The City of San José is partnering with the nonprofit, Sustainable Silicon Valley (SSV), on their local City Energy Project work to increase multifamily housing participation in energy efficiency and upgrade resource programs.

Partners and Landlords are invited to their respective meetings on Energy Upgrade Services in San José Multifamily Housing at Prospect Silicon Valley (located at the San José Environmental Innovation Center).

If you have questions, please contact SSV Director of Energy, Phu Nguyen (pdnguyen@sustainablesv.org, 408-799-4252).


December 12-13, 2017 – Greentech Media: US Energy Storage Summit
(Hilton San Francisco, 333 O’Farrell Street, San Francisco, CA 94102)

Now in its third year, the U.S. Energy Storage Summit will bring together utilities, financiers, regulators, technology innovators, and storage practitioners for two full days of data-intensive presentations, analyst-led panel sessions with industry leaders, and extensive, high-level networking.


PAST EVENTS

9/22/17 – Verge

More than 1,500 leaders from the world’s largest companies, most innovative startups and progressive government agencies explored the latest technologies, tools and trends accelerating the clean economy.


9/18/17 – ITS Annual Conference

The Intelligent Transportation Society of California (ITS California) had their Annual California Conference which brought together transportation specialists from government, industry, and academic organizations. They exchanged ideas, solutions and success stories on a number of topics relevant in today’s fast growing transportation technology industry.


9/13/17 – Civic & Gov Tech Showcase

The Civic & Gov Tech Showcase connected civic minded entrepreneurs, potential investors, and government leaders to showcase the great work that is being done to improve government and governance. The goal of the event was to encourage collaboration and the support of new technologies to improve government and public participation.


8/8/17 OESA “Mobility Supplier Forum”

The Original Equipment Suppliers Association (OESA) hosted the third quarter 2017 “Mobility Supplier Forum” at Futuris Automotive in Newark, California. This series of meetings is intended to help automotive suppliers advance their business interests as they relate to connected and transformative technologies.


7/27/17 “IoT Impact and Security” Meetup

Have you ever wondered if IoT devices have a future beyond the geeky tech?  Are you curious about  IoT offerings that can be rolled out across large markets? This event brought together three entrepreneurs/experts and spoke about their IoT impact journey.


7/10/17 “RideCell Car /Ride Sharing Platform” SAE Meetup 

RideCell’s CEO delivered a presentation about his company’s innovative ride-sharing and car-sharing platform, currently used by BMW’s ReachNow program. (http://ridecell.com)


6/14/17 – Innovation & Impact Symposium

Located at the Microsoft Conference Center in Mountain View, this event featured the region’s leaders from the startup, corporate, public and research communities to examine what it takes to integrate and implement innovative distributed solutions for maximum impact. With a keynote presentation on “Innovation” by Steve Westly, the event also featured speakers from Tesla, Microsoft, Integral Group, Navigant Research, and SoCal Edision.

Formerly the Connected and Charged Symposium, the event built on its history as the premiere forum for connected transportation, mobility and electrification. Starting this year, the scope of this forum expanded to recognize the convergence and interdependence of connected and charged mobility with advances in energy and building technologies.

View our Flickr Album here:Innovation & Impact Symposium 2017

Watch the panels on YouTube:

 


2/23/17 – Networking Meeting

At our February Networking Meeting we introduced our new CEO, Ruth Cox, to the Prospect Silicon Valley Team. We had a great time discussing our grant funded projects, introducing new team members, and learning about the goals of ProspectSV! Check out our PDF Presentation here: Networking Meeting 02-23-2017


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