UPCOMING EVENTS

September 6-8, 2017 – Catalysts of the Climate Economy: A National Innovation Summit (Burlington, VT)

Catalysts of the Climate Economy is a 3-day national innovation summit in Burlington, Vermont to bring together entrepreneurs, investors, and thought leaders who are accelerating economic development by solving the unprecedented challenges presented by climate change. The summit will feature speeches, roundtables, and discussion groups with industry leaders, an innovation and pitch contest for entrepreneurs, and “innovation tours” to exemplary Vermont locations guided by summit speakers and other changemakers. Visit https://www.ccecon17.com for the full speaker lineup, schedule, registration information, and more.


September 13, 2017 – Civic Tech Showcase (Hammer Theater, San Jose, CA)

The Civic & Gov Tech Showcase is an opportunity to connect with 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 is to encourage collaboration and the support of new technologies to improve government and public participation.


September 17-19, 2017 – Verge (Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, CA)

Join more than 1,500 leaders from the world’s largest companies, most innovative startups and progressive government agencies to explore the latest technologies, tools and trends accelerating the clean economy. Visit their website for more info: www.greenbiz.com/events/verge/santa-clara/2016


September 18-20th, ITS Annual Conference
(San Francisco Airport Marriot Waterfront)

At ProspectSV, we’re always proud to be actively involved in the mobility industry. This year, we’re participating in the ITS Conference in a couple ways:

First, our Senior Program Manager, Mike Harrigan, will be speaking on the Smart Charging and Electric Fleets panel. Join him in the Grand Ballroom (G – J) to hear the about the latest trends and developments in this field.

WHAT: Smart Charging and Electric Fleets – Their Role Toward Smarter Communities
WHEN: Monday, September 18th from 10:45 am – 12:15 pm

Second, there will be a demonstration of the El Camino Connected Vehicle Testbed happening in Palo Alto! Participants of this tour will ride a Valley Transit Authority bus from the conference site to the CV Testbed in Palo Alto, approximately 30 minutes away. The CV Testbed includes 11 signalized intersections on El Camino Real, all equipped with the latest DSRC roadside units broadcasting SPaT and MAP messages. The tour will include a live demonstration of a CV-enabled transit signal priority application and an explanation of the potential benefits of that and other CV applications being tested in California. In addition, the bus will stop at one of the intersections to allow participants an opportunity to see the CV equipment installed in the traffic signal controller cabinet on the poles.

WHAT: Tour the Testbed
WHEN: Tuesday, September 19th
Tour #1 at 10:00 am
Tour #2 at 1:00 pm
WHERE: There will be a shuttle that takes you from the Marriot to El Camino Real.


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.


October 2017 (exact date TBD) from 1-3pm –  Networking Event (GSA, San Francisco, CA)

The topic of this Networking event will be Microgrids: Reshaping Buildings, Energy and Transportation. There will be a panel of speakers (TBD) discussing market direction and needed innovations.
More details coming soon…


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 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!


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.


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

8/8/17 OESA “Mobility Supplier Forum”

The Original Equipment Suppliers Association (OESA) will host the third quarter 2017 “Mobility Supplier Forum” on Aug. 8, 2017, 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. This automotive forum meets quarterly in California’s “Silicon Valley” area with each meeting featuring insights from industry leading experts on issues of common concern for automotive suppliers.


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? If so, join us while we bring three entrepreneurs/experts to share their IoT impact journey.


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

RideCell’s CEO will deliver 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 will feature 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 will also feature speakers from Tesla, Microsoft, Integral Group, Navigant Research, and SoCal Edision.

Formerly the Connected and Charged Symposium, the event will build on its history as the premiere forum for connected transportation, mobility and electrification. Starting this year, the scope of this forum is expanding to recognize the convergence and interdependence of connected and charged mobility with advances in energy and building technologies. This event will be headlined by several plenaries with notable speakers. The remaining agenda will follow three tracks: Mobility, Energy and The Built Environment. Each track will have three breakout sessions throughout the day. Exhibitor booths will also be featured along the general floor space.

Innovation & Impact Symposium 2017


5/24/2017 – Business Environmental Awards Ceremony and Reception at Intuit, Mountain View

Please join us for the 2017 Acterra Business Environmental Awards Ceremony & Reception! It’s sure to be a wonderful evening, full of inspiring stories, impressive accomplishments, and strong community. We look forward to celebrating this year’s awardees with you!

 


 

5/25/2017 – Silicon Valley Energy & Sustainability Summit

Join us on May 25 at Oracle HQ for the Silicon Valley Leadership Group’s 5th annual Energy and Sustainability Summit! ProspectSV is excited to be a partner at this year’s Summit and to be a part of the conversation focused on the business case for advancing corporate sustainability and climate actions. This event will include C-suite plenaries, informative breakout sessions, and a number of case studies all focused on positive impacts to your bottom line.

 


 

5/18/2017 – Beyond Energy Efficiency Conference

Building industry innovators are moving quickly beyond the standard practices on energy efficiency. Are you keeping up with these innovations and delivering the best results for your clients — or stuck in outdated practices? Join Build It Green as it brings together leading industry experts with hundreds of every-day building and home professionals. A day of cutting-edge workshops, seminars and product demonstrations will explore topics from net zero homes to health and IAQ to connected/smart technology. Check out the flyer here: BEE Conference Flyer

 


 

4/6/2017 – The Green Building Momentum

Buildings are responsible for 40% of carbon emissions. Forward-thinking companies like Tesla are joining the green building revolution and have come up with innovative building solutions. How do startups and companies come up with products and solutions that will provide meaningful value to customers? What are pitfalls to avoid, hidden costs, product market fit considerations and new areas of business?

 


 

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

 


 

11/19 – Smart Cities and the Internet of Things Event

What are Smart Cities? They use technology to improve the overall quality of life by connecting services, resources and citizens. Technologies like the Internet of Things make it possible to sense, understand and manage urban services. Industry experts, corporations, entrepreneurs, and innovators working in this field joined for a special evening program created by Prospect Silicon Valley and Plug and Play Tech Center to explore Smart City opportunities and pitching and networking. Prospect SV CEO, Doug Davenport provided the keynote address and moderated a panel featuring: Jonathan Reichental, CIO, Palo Alto; Ashok Moghe, Principal Engineer, Cisco Systems Inc.; and David Wilts, Associate Principal, ARUP. ProspectSV client company RSM Technology also participated in the startup pitch session.

 


 

Spring 2015 – Tech in Transit Challenge

ProspectSV, Cleantech Open​ and the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator​ teamed with industry titans BMW, Continental​, DENSO Auto Parts​, ‪Hyundai‬ and ‪Toyota‬ for the Tech in Transit Challenge! Tech in Transit links early stage transportation companies with these industry leaders for customer discovery, development assistance, strategic investment, pilot demonstration, and supply chain engagement. Nowhere else will you find a program that can take you from innovation to commercial success. Get more info about the Tech in Transit Challenge here.

 


 

5/28/2015 – AltCar Expo

At the 2015 AltCar Expo, our EV team featured the roll-out presentation of “Ready, Set, Charge, Fleets: EV Fleet Deployment Strategies,” a guidebook for fleet managers. The publication provides public agencies throughout California with practical guidance on how to adopt electric vehicles into their agency fleets. Click here to download the guide.

 


 

5/13/2015 – CEC Grants Workshop

This 90 minute workshop, led by ProspectSV Deputy Director, Rafael Reyes, provided key strategies for successful government proposals with an emphasis on the California Energy Commission EPIC program targeting emerging technologies.

 


 

4/2/2015 – Official Unveiling of ITS Signal Lab & SimLab

Prospect Silicon Valley is proud to present two, first of its kind laboratory environments at our Demonstration Center in San Jose. The first is an open platform Intelligent Traffic Systems (ITS) signal laboratory for developing and demonstrating Connected Vehicle applications. Second is the SimLab – a unique partnership of ProspectSV and Aachen University/FKA, led by Dr. Markus Brӧckerhoff. Read the event press release here

 


 

2/19/2015 – Global Innovation Summit Reception

The Cleantech Open, Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI), UIX Global and Prospect SV jointly hosted a post-Global Innovation Summit networking reception featuring a panel discussion. Learn more.

 


 

10/2/2014 – Prospect Silicon Valley Grand Opening

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