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YPE-SF Bay Area 2012 BERC Energy Symposium and Innovation

Thursday, Oct 18 2012 8:30 AM to Friday, Oct 19 2012 5:30 PM PDT

MLK Student Union at UC Berkeley

2475 Bancroft Way
Berkeley CA 94720 USA
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Event Description

2012 BERC Energy Symposium and Innovation Expo October 18 and 19

    YPE Member Discounted Tickets Now Available!

     

The Berkeley Energy & Resources Collaborative (BERC) Energy Symposium is the premier energy event at UC Berkeley and the largest student-run energy conference on the West Coast. Key players from the research, business development, policy and economics communities converge on Berkeley's campus to explore innovative ideas and provide a platform for vibrant discussion among hundreds of attendees.

The BERC leadership team is proud to announce discounted tickets for YPE members for the the 2012 BERC Energy Symposium and Innovation Expo, which are now available through eventbrite. Please enter the promotional code “YPEBERC12,” which qualifies for 20% off any ticket category.

   

A single ticket gets you access to both the Innovation Expo on October 18th (6:00 p.m.) and the Energy Symposium on October 19th (9:00 a.m.) Both events will take place at the MLK Student Union on the UC Berkeley campus.

Information about the symposium can be found below or on the BERC symposium website.

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Theme
Tensions in Energy: Aligning Innovation, Investment, and Policy

Overview
The Berkeley Energy & Resources Collaborative (BERC) Energy Symposium is the premier energy event at UC Berkeley and the largest student-run energy conference on the West Coast. Key players from the research, business development, policy and economics communities converge on Berkeley's campus to explore innovative ideas and provide a platform for vibrant discussion among hundreds of attendees.

The 2012 BERC Energy Symposium will commence on the evening of Thursday, October 18th with the BERC Innovation Expo, a showcase of cutting-edge energy research, environmental design, and entrepreneurship. The conference will take place on Friday, October 19st featuring two keynote addresses, eight engaging and in-depth panel discussions, a fireside chat and a post-conference reception. This year’s event will build on the expertise of energy leaders from a wide range of fields to debate the most crucial issues and strategies for addressing the tensions in our shared global energy challenges.

BERC Innovation Expo: Thursday, October 18th @ 6:00 p.m. and
BERC Energy Sympoosium: Friday, October 19th @ 9:00 a.m.
 
Keynotes
Dan Arvizu - Director of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Richard Kauffman - Senior Advisor to the US Secretary of Energy

Panels
  • David and Goliath?: Developing clean technology in firms big and small
  • Energy, Art and Cultural Shifts
  • Energy Savings for the 99%: How to meet net-zero goals by scaling energy efficiency to middle-to low-income households
  • Carbon Capture and Sequestration: How long until policy and technology align?
  • Shale Gas and Renewables: Friends, enemies, or frienemies?
  • Energy Subsidies: If, when and how to remove the training wheels
  • Sites of Conflict: Lessons learned from utility-scale solar in California
  • China's Energy Agenda: Obstacle or opportunity for the US?

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 Event Contact

 Event Coordinator

Reid Spolek- BERC Trina Martynowicz- YPE
(202) 271-3282
   

YPE-SF Bay Area 2012 BERC Energy Symposium and Innovation

Thursday, Oct 18 2012 8:30 AM to Friday, Oct 19 2012 5:30 PM PDT

MLK Student Union at UC Berkeley

2475 Bancroft Way
Berkeley CA 94720 USA
Google Maps | Hotels Near | Yahoo! Maps | Weather Forecast

 


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