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Monday, May 15
 

12:00pm

Cleaner is Cheaper: Energy Investing
Limited Capacity filling up

Saving the world is now a better investment than ever! With rapidly falling costs in solar, wind, batteries, and other clean energy technologies, the transition to a carbon free energy system is picking up speed. Meet with the founder of Wunder Capital, energy investors, and other experts debate this exciting existential question, also receive tips on buying the top innovations in the market; Tesla Model 3, solar panels, and more.

Speakers
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Emily McAteer

Emily McAteer is co-founder and CEO of Odyssey Energy Solutions, an venture-backed start up working to bring electricity to the 1.2 billion people around the globe who do not have it. Odyssey is a software platform designed to simplify, streamline, and reduce the costs of developing... Read More →
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David Richardson

Partner, Vision Ridge Partners


Monday May 15, 2017 12:00pm - 12:45pm
Galvanize 1023 Walnut St, Boulder, CO 80302, USA
 
Tuesday, May 16
 

5:00pm

How to talk about energy and climate change
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Energy use and climate change are a huge part of our daily lives, and yet talking about these topics can be a surprising challenge. Come learn from local energy entrepreneurs and industry experts about how they effectively communicate their strategies for motiating people to take action on saving energy and how we can better together discuss climate change with greater impact.

Speakers
avatar for Bill LeBlanc

Bill LeBlanc

Chief Instigation Agent, E Source
Bill is an energy efficiency expert at E Source, founder of the Association of Energy Service Professionals (AESP) and a stand-up comedian.
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Dara Ward

Energy & Sustainability Manager, St. Vrain Valley School District
Dara Ward, Energy & Sustainability Manager for St. Vrain Valley Schools, leads the development and implementation of energy efficiency and sustainability efforts for 55 buildings and 35,000 occupants. Dara is responsible for projects ranging from composting to renewable energy, cultivating... Read More →


Tuesday May 16, 2017 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Simple Energy 1215 Spruce St, Boulder, CO 80302
 
Wednesday, May 17
 

4:00pm

Resources for Energy Entrepreneurs
Limited Capacity seats available

Come explore the many resources available to support energy entrepreneurs in Boulder and around Colorado, including experts in both policy and technology challenges facing innovators in the industry. You will hear success stories from entrepreneurs at different stages of development, with varying funding models and products, and round out the discussion on ideas for getting involved in the space, whether you're interested in starting your own company or joining an established organization.

Speakers
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Carl Lawrence

Carl Lawrence: Founder of Energy Sense. For more than two decades Carl Lawrence has focus his creativity into finding more efficient means of transportation.At Eetrex he and his team invented and installed technology that doubled the gasoline efficiency of the Toyota Prius to an average... Read More →
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Dan Powers

Executive Director, CO-LABS
I nurture the ecosystem of 30+ federal research labs in Colorado whose scientific research shapes innovation in industries from agtech to aerospace, cleanteach to bioscience and dozens of technology transfer projects from research labs into society.
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Jeff Woodward

Jeff Woodward: Solution Lead, Energy Efficiency and Customer Engagement at Tendril. Over the last two years, Jeff has built Tendril’s business providing energy information to real estate companies like Redfin and the REA Group. He led a team that took this line of business from... Read More →


Wednesday May 17, 2017 4:00pm - 5:45pm
Galvanize 1023 Walnut St, Boulder, CO 80302, USA
 
Thursday, May 18
 

5:00pm

Energy Nerds Happy Hour
Limited Capacity seats available

Let's nerd out on Energy! Come drink and mingle with your fellow energy experts and discuss the latest developments in the industry. Don't forget your biz cards!

Thursday May 18, 2017 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Shine 2027 13th St, Boulder, CO 80302
 
Friday, May 19
 

11:30am

Energy Nerds Lunch
Finish your week of energy nerd bliss with the return of the Friday afternoon networking lunch. This is a great opportunity to make new connections and get into enhanced conversations on complex topics. Vegetarian/vegan options will be provided for low carbon impact!
Everyone will be responsible for buying their own lunch.  

This lunch is hosted in collaboration with Boulder Lunch Salon, a group of local business leaders that has been meeting for several years, so we look forward to having everyone meet many new people! 

Friday May 19, 2017 11:30am - 2:00pm
Arcana 909 Walnut St, Boulder, CO 80302