2015 ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit
The Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy’s (ARPA-E) Energy Innovation Summit is the preeminent event of the year for energy professionals. Set for Feb. 9 - 11 in Washington, D.C., this annual conference seeks to address America’s top energy challenges by bringing the latest energy innovations out of the lab and into the marketplace. The Summit gathers more than 2,000 industry experts from government, academia, and business for a 3-day program offering informative seminars, practical solutions for break-through technologies, and critical networking opportunities.
ARPA-E is an innovative and collaborative government Agency within the U.S. Department of Energy that brings together America’s brightest scientists, engineers, and entrepreneurs to nourish transformation energy technologies through funding, technical assistance, and market readiness.
The Technology Showcase displays more than 300 transformational energy solutions from ARPA-E awardees and a highly selective group of companies and research organizations. Many of these innovations are being released to the public for the first time.
Partners at the Summit have the opportunity to showcase themselves as leaders in America’s energy transformation. Partners have a variety of opportunities available to them during the Summit including the Corporate Matchmaking Program, Student Networking Event, Exhibiting, and Sponsorships.
Each year, the Summit highlights thought leaders in energy and innovation. Previous keynote speakers include: Bill Clinton, Bill Gates, Susan Hockfield, Lisa Murkowski, Elon Musk, T.Boone Pickens, Dr. Stephen Chu, and more! The Summit offers informative seminars with practical solutions via keynote speakers, fireside chats, and interactive panels.
Students are the future leaders of the energy industry. Companies with registered attendees are encouraged to meet with new talent through participation in the student program by hosting a table at the Student/Company Networking Reception.
Corporate Acceleration Program:
The Corporate Acceleration Program (CAP) is a unique matchmaking opportunity between Corporate Partners, Investors, and Technology Showcase Participants. CAP brings together organizations that develop breakthrough energy technology with potential investors and partners for one-to-one meetings.
Future Energy Pitching Session:
The Summit hosts a Future Energy pitching event where 8 early-stage energy startups have the opportunity to present to a large audience and a panel of top venture capital investors. The Summit is currently seeking applicants.
Specialized Networking Opportunities:
A variety of tailored networking events take place during the Summit. These events include the Women in Energy Breakfast, Venture Capitalist Breakfast, State and International Event, the Government Agency Networking Reception, and more. These smaller events provide a unique opportunity to connect in a more intimate setting with focused interests.
Summit Mobile Application:
The best way to bring all aspects of the Summit, right to your fingers! Attendees have the ability to search areas of interest, message other attendees, and navigate the program through interactive maps and agenda.
Register before January 8 for discounted rates! http://www.arpae-summit.com/
Location: Washington, DC