Catalysts of the Climate Economy National Innovation Summit 2017: Spark Speech - Seeding and Growing Climate Economy Entrepreneurship

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Spark Speeches Lead innovators share Climate Economy innovation success stories, then speculate: what’s next? Participants respond with ideas on next economic opportunities.

Distributed generation, grid optimization and storage, food systems renewal, recycling: creative entrepreneurs are inventing new business models that reduce carbon emissions and generate profit. Sharing stories of success that point to next stage opportunities.

Moderated by Ted Brady, Deputy Secretary, Vermont Agency of Commerce & Community Development

Ted Brady, Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development

Danny Kennedy is a clean-technology entrepreneur, an environmental activist, and the author of the book Rooftop Revolution: How Solar Power Can Save Our Economy—and Our Planet—from Dirty Energy.

Jigar Shah is the Co-Founder of Generate Capital, a specialty finance company that builds, owns, operates, and finances infrastructure assets involving energy, water, agriculture and basic materials.

Josh Whiton founded the transit-tech company TransLoc, for which he was named a White HouseChampion of Change by the Obama Administration. Recently TransLoc was named to Fast Company’s 2017 list of the most innovative companies in transportation, right alongside Uber and Tesla. 

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1 Saturday November 11, 2017 at 6:30 PM
2 Thursday November 16, 2017 at 6:00 PM
3 Friday November 17, 2017 at 5:30 AM
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5 Monday November 20, 2017 at 2:30 PM
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9 Sunday April 8, 2018 at 5:00 PM


Kevin Harms