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This year, West Coast Green is focusing on the most innovative clean energy, technology and business growth opportunities in the built environment--which includes sustainable infrastructure, smart grids, buildings and transportation.
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Highlighted Sessions of Interest:
Technology's Role in Developing the Integrated Cities of Tomorrow
Thursday, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm, Herbst Pavilion
Join smart grid innovators to discuss how innovative technologies and smart grid applications are changing everything from water and energy systems, to urban planning, transportation, and smart buildings. Find out how the hi-tech & healthy cities of the future are being designed today!
Lorie Wigle, General Manager, Eco-Technology Program Office & President, Climate Savers Computing Initiative, Intel Corp.
Clark Brockman, Associate Principal, Director of Sustainability Resources Group, SERA Architects
Andres Carvallo, Executive Vice President & Chief Strategy Officer, Gridnet
Jeff Hammarlund, Professor & Senior Research Fellow, Portland State University
Andrew Tang, Senior Director, Integrated Demand-side Management Products, PG&E
Jason Wolf, Vice President, North America, Better Place
Smart Grid Meets Smart Buildings
Thursday, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm, Southside Theater
How do we design the built environment to incorporate smart grid technology and optimize inter-connectivity? Learn how to build sensors for energy, occupancy and environmental conditions into buildings to increase efficiency and optimize user experience.
Jeff St. John, Reporter, GigaOm Pro, Earth2Tech
Alan Bright, Senior Vice President & Design Principal, HOK
John Kennedy, Senior Manager, Sustainable Analysis Products, Autodesk
Rich Lechner, Vice President, Energy & Environment, IBM
The Future of Prefab
Friday, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm, Herbst Pavilion
Prefab has been called "the oldest new idea,” but many say this is the time for prefab to really make significant change. Leading experts in the field of sustainable prefab join to share lessons learned, what has worked, what hasn't, what are the key challenges and how to avoid them. They’ll also offer insights into what they see as the future of the exciting world of offsite technology.
Michelle Kaufmann, Principal, Michelle Kaufmann Studio
Allison Arieff, Writer, New York Times and GOOD
Ann Hand, CEO, Project Frog
Jennifer Siegal, Founder & Principal, Office of Mobile Design