Clean Technology Community Events
Join solar industry leaders to urge legislators to pass the 2017 Solar Bill (HB 1048). The day will feature remarks from solar policy leaders, legislative briefings and networking.
Bring your friends and family to meet face to face with Apparel and Gear Manufacturers, Retailers, Outfitters, Outdoor Media, Activity Clubs, Stewardship Organizations and representatives from your favorite local recreation events and races. Explore Washington’s outdoor recreation opportunities to find new ways to get outside and play.
Now in its eighth year, the ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit draws more than 2,200 participants from across the United States and 25 countries to discuss cutting-edge energy issues and cultivate relationships with leaders from industry, government and academia to advance technologies towards deployment. The ARPA-E Summit will also feature a variety of breakout sessions led by today’s top minds in energy. The Technology Showcase at the ARPA-E summit features more than 275 innovative technologies from across all energy sectors, including prototypes and commercial-ready products—many on public display for the first time. The showcase brings ARPA-E awardees and other top technologists together with investors and corporate decision makers who are looking to transform how energy is created, used and stored.
The Fifth annual Venture Summit West, presented by youngStartup Ventures, is the premier industry gathering connecting venture capitalists, corporate VCs, angel investors, technology transfer professionals, senior executives of early stage and emerging growth companies, university researchers, incubators and premier service providers. Whether you are an investor seeking access to new early stage deals, or a CEO or Founder of a new venture looking for funding, visibility and growth, Venture Summit West is one event you won’t want to miss.
The Washington State China Relations Council is honored to host keynote speaker Ambassador Carla Hills – Chair and Chief Executive Officer of Hills and Company International Consultants, Co-Chair of the Council on Foreign Relations, Chair of the National Committee on US-China Relations, and United States Trade Representative (1989-1993) – at the Council’s Annual Banquet on March 15, 2017. Ambassador Hills will share her seasoned perspective on the future of US-China trade relations. Join us for an evening of insightful discussion on a timely topic that could impact Washington State's relations with China.
The GridWise Alliance, along with General Electric (GE) and Intel, is hosting a free industry workshop to develop a methodology for characterizing smart devices ability to provide valuable grid services. The workshop facilitates the collaboration between equipment manufacturers, grid services providers and utilities that is necessary to define, build and encourage widespread intelligent device adoption that will make our power grid more sustainable, efficient and resilient.
WA Commerce | Hannover Messe | Apr 24-28 | Hannover, Germany
Hannover Messe is the world’s largest industrial technology trade show. Washington State is proud to have its largest combined space at Hannover Messe with increased leverage for Washington State companies from the cleantech, smart grid, storage and digital factory spaces. Commerce will fully staff and manage the booths, saving you money and time and expanding your opportunities to see the show. With your registration, Commerce will go to work prearranging B2B tailored to your business, creating marketing materials and media outreach to promote the booth and your business before and during the show. Registration ends February 27, 2017.
Living Future is the forum for leading minds in the green building movement seeking solutions to the most daunting global issues of our time. This year’s three-day conference will focus on the diverse layers ofGenius and Courage, featuringkeynotes Van Jones, Kirsti Luke and Naomi Klein. Out-of-the-ordinary learning and networking formats lend to the design strategies and cutting-edge technical information that abounds at Living Future. Come celebrate 11 years of innovation, and experience the added noteworthy twists that will exemplify the essence of the unconference.
This two-day program is led by BIS professional counseling staff and provides an in-depth examination of the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). The program will cover the information exporters need to know to comply with U.S. export control requirements on commercial goods, such as: What items and activities are subject to the EAR; Steps to take to determine the export licensing requirements for your item; How to determine your export control classification number (ECCN); When you can export or re-export without applying for a license; Export clearance procedures and record keeping requirements; Export Management Compliance Program (EMCP) concepts; Real life examples in applying this information. Presenters will conduct a number of "hands-on" exercises that will prepare you to apply the regulations to your own company's export activities. This program is well suited for those who need a comprehensive understanding of their obligations under the EAR.
Vancouver Island is the largest island in the Pacific east of New Zealand. Home to the Capital of British Columbia, Vancouver Island’s vibrant technology sector is served by three universities and two multi-campus community colleges comprising of more than 50,000 students. For many years the island has focused on sustainability and the mix of university level research, government and private investment, commercialized innovation and deployed projects - including those by most of the 53 First Nations on Vancouver Island - is testimony to this. Acknowledged more and more as engaging to help lead both west coast and national decision making Vancouver Island is now planning its third-annual full day Vancouver Island Sustainable Technology Expo. The VISTA Expo rotates each year between Nanaimo, Greater Victoria and/or Campbell River and aims to present some of the best sustainable technology talent, through panel discussions, poster-boards, booth exhibitors and stakeholders with both island and regional experts in attendance.