ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit
Gaylord Convention Center
The event is designed to bring together key players from across the energy ecosystem “ researchers, entrepreneurs, investors, corporate executives, and government officials “ to share ideas for developing and deploying the next generation of energy technologies. The Summit's unique combination of leaders makes it the perfect forum for developing energy solutions that will enable America to out-innovate our global competitors.
Technology Developers Workshop - Monday, February 27th
One-day focused program assisting researchers, entrepreneurs and technology developers to gain strategic insights into ARPA-E existing and future program priorities, including key criteria in proposal evaluation, discussions with ARPA-E program managers and energy commercialization advice and direction.
Innovation Summit - Tuesday, February 28th - Wednesday, February 29th
Join the nation's key players in energy innovation, commercialization & investment. There is no comparable gathering of energy innovation opportunities & influencers. Register today and be part of the community defining the future of energy.
Technology Showcase - Monday, February 27th - Wednesday, February 29th
ARPA-E is pleased to host the 2012 Technology Showcase, highlighting the recent ARPA-E award winners, finalists, and other exciting transformational technologies. Come meet with the companies and research organizations poised to transform our energy economy.
- Steven Chu - Secretary of Energy
- Arnold Schwarzenegger - former Governor of California
- Chad Holliday - Chairman of Bank of America
- Ray Mabus - Navy Secretary
- Frederick W. Smith - Chairman, President, and CEO of FedEx Corporation
- Susan Hockfield - President of Massachusetts Institute of Technology
- Ursula M. Burns - Chairman and CEO of Xerox Corporation
- Lee Scott - Chairman of BDT Capital and former CEO of Walmart
- Bill Gates - Chairman of Microsoft
- Arun Majumdar - Director of Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy
- Bill Clinton - 42nd President of the United States
The Advanced Research Projects Agency “ Energy (ARPA-E) is a new agency within the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) designed to harness the nation's most innovative minds to unleash an energy revolution. Unlike other government organizations, ARPA-E invests exclusively in high-risk, high-reward energy technologies “ potential breakthroughs that would forever change our world and the ways we use, produce, and store energy. ARPA-E's unique multifaceted approach combines industry-leading scientists, engineers, and business executives to identify promising solutions to the nation's most critical energy problems. Leveraging the best practices of academia, government, and business enables ARPA-E to fast-track new game-changing technology towards the marketplace “ which is critical to securing the nation's global technology leadership and creating new American jobs.