Events

UPCOMING EVENTS


Thursday, May 31st, 2018 from 8:00am-5:20pm – Innovation & Impact Sympsosium (San José City Hall)

We’re proud to announce that the 2018 Innovation and Impact Symposium will be hosted by the City of San José and Mayor Sam Liccardo on Thursday, May 31, 2018. The program will focus on the successes Bay Area cities have achieved and the challenges they still face as Smart City initiatives in advanced mobility, energy and the built environment role out in our communities.

www.innovationandimpact.com


UPCOMING PARTNER EVENTS

May 3rd-4th – NREL Industry Growth Forum (Denver, CO)

NREL’s Industry Growth Forum is the perfect venue for growing companies to prepare, refine, and present their businesses to a wide range of investors. Entrepreneurial companies ranging from university and laboratory spinouts to commercially ready clean technologies from across the globe apply to present at the Forum.

The Forum attracts leading cleantech investors, corporate partners, and global energy companies looking for strategic investments and partnering opportunities. Executives attend to:

– Meet with cutting-edge clean energy growth companies
– Network with their peers and make new connections
– Get a “big picture” overview of the emerging industry and the issues affecting technological innovation, capitalization, and commercialization.

Please register now to attend the event to take advantage of discounted rates: http://www.nrelforum.com/Register


August 27th-29th – California Adaptive Forum (Sacramento, CA)

Join us for the 3rd California Adaptation Forum– August 27-29, 2018 in Sacramento, CA! This event is a great opportunity to learn about emerging trends in climate resilience work, discover new tools and strategies, and connect with adaptation leaders from across the state and nation.

Forum organizers have published a new blog to feature stories from frontline communities and to highlight innovative strategies leading up to the event. Read about equitable adaptation, wildfire resilience, and more in News and Stories!

Learn more about the forum at www.californiaadaptationforum.org. We hope to see you there!


October 14-16th – VERGE 18 (Oakland, CA)

The 2018 Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance (REBA) Summit confirmed to return to San Francisco Bay Area — hosted in Oakland, October 14-16, ahead of GreenBiz Group’s VERGE 18 conference and expo. The third annual summit will convene 400 renewable energy buyers and solution providers to develop new partnerships and collaboratively tackle barriers and opportunities to continue growing the market.


PAST EVENTS


3/20/18 – Water Conservation Showcase

https://www.waterconservationshowcase.com/


2/21/18 – Q1 Networking Event: Buildings and Energy Efficiency

Prospect Silicon Valley, Carnegie Mellon University’s Scott Institute for Energy Innovation, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab’s Energy Technologies Area, and the Northern California community of the US Green Building Council sponsored this event: Driving Innovation, Efficiency, and Performance in the Built Environment. We discussed technologies under development and how these hardware and software solutions can be deployed in pilots or limited deployments to demonstrate their ability to have a material impact on energy performance or clean power generation and consumption in the built environment.


12/12/17 – Greentech Media: US Energy Storage Summit

The U.S. Energy Storage Summit brought 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.


12/6/17 – CiConnect California Israeli Business Summit

CiConnect is an annual International Business Summit which connects the Silicon Valley corporates and policy makers with innovative Israeli startups and technologies. The summit featured a day long program of keynote sessions, panel discussions, one-on-one meetings, startup presentations, most innovative startup award, and VIP cocktail reception.


12/5/17 – No Drop Left Behind: Smart & Sustainable Water Strategies

Collaborate to tackle water reuse challenges at Sustainable Silicon Valley’s 4th water symposium – No Drop Left Behind: Smart and Sustainable Water Strategies on Dec 5th at Microsoft, Silicon Valley. The event brought together Bay Area water experts, agencies and tech companies providing 225 attendees exposure to innovative ideas and access to renowned water leaders.


11/30/17 – Sustainable Silicon Valley “Partners & Landlords Workshop”

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.


11/29/17 – Q4 Networking Event Autonomous Vehicles in the Public and Private Sectors

As autonomous and connected vehicle programs are starting to roll out, both public and private sector organizations are active and collaborating to address the opportunities and challenges. ProspectSV is involved in a number of projects with our public and private sector partners that exemplify the latest in market trends and technologies. 


11/14/17 – Bay Area Battery Summit

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.


11/9/17 – Peninsula Advanced Energy Community (PAEC) Workshop

What are local resources and financial incentives available to make your building more efficient, comfortable and high performing? How can new technologies related to solar, storage and energy efficiency make your building more attractive in the market?


11/7/17 – Greentech Media: US Power and Renewables Summit


10/26/17 –  Optis Ribbon Cutting Ceremony


10/26/17 – Sustainable Silicon Valley “Landlords Workshop”


10/17/17 – CleantechOpen Western Region Awards

CTO held their Awards & Showcase at the Fremont Marriott Silicon Valley, across from the Tesla plant in Fremont.


10/13/17 –  Microgrid Quarterly Networking Event

Prospect Silicon Valley had their Quarterly Networking Event on October 13th, 2017 where they explored the energy impacts of electrified transportation systems and the role of microgrids. The audience heard from the leading cleantech research and consulting firm, Navigant, about the current state of the market for microgrids and the evolving power requirements.


10/9-10/10/17 – Auto Tech R&D Summit

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.


10/9/17 – Silicon Valley Reinvents the Wheel

The event featured engaging discussions on topics including next-generation powertrains and fuels, 21st Century automotive ownership, HMI, deep learning, connected and self-driving technology.


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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