CleanTech Community Events


APS Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics | January 18-20 | Seattle, WA

The American Physical Society (APS) CUWiP conference provides undergraduate women with the opportunity to experience a professional conference, learn about graduate school and professions in physics, and meet other women in physics.  The 2019 program at the University of Washington will include research talks, panel discussions about graduate school and careers in physics, workshops and discussions about women in physics, student research talks and poster session, and laboratory tours.  See the full schedule here.

Disney’s Approach to Business Excellence | January 23 | Lynnwood, WA

The Disney Institute will present a full-day seminar that is transformative to how your organization performs. The experts from Disney will draw from five powerful lessons in business, lessons carefully developed by the Disney organizations in its never-ending pursuit of excellence – leadership, culture, service, brand and innovation.

Register here.

Testbeds Entrepreneur in Residence Office Hours | January 25 | Seattle, WA

Dr. Ramkumar Krishnan, the Washington Clean Energy Testbed’s Entrepreneur in Residence, will be holding his monthly office hours on January 25th at the Testbeds.  The office hours are available during the following time windows:

–              9am-12pm

–              3-5pm

This is a great opportunity to discuss business ideas, R&D, entrepreneurism, and career aspirations with a leading CTO with over 20 years of experience.  Please RSVP no later than 5pm on Tuesday (1/22) by replying to this email if you would like to meet with Dr. Krishnan.

Email to RSVP…

Energy, Tariffs & the New NAFTA: What it Means for Idaho | January 29 | Boise, ID

The Idaho Clean Energy Association, Consulate General of Canada-Seattle, and CleanTech Alliance are presenting a luncheon opportunity to engage in a conversation with notable industry and government representatives to discuss energy in Idaho, tariffs, and the newly created United States Mexico Canada (USMCA) trade agreement.  Sign up here!

Learn How to Effectively Pitch a Startup Business Plan to Angel Investors | February 11 | Seattle, WA

The Alliance of Angels Pitch Clinic is an educational event tailored specifically to entrepreneurs on how to effectively pitch a startup business plan to angel investors.

Register here.

CleanTech Breakfast Series: Freight| February 13 | Seattle, WA

Eric Beckwitt is the Founder and CEO of Freightera, the North American platform for automating and reducing emissions from freight transport. Mr. Beckwitt is a specialist in software development and business automation, developing global business systems and preparing reports to Congress and the President of the U.S. Mr. Beckwitt is an internationally recognized author and speaker on emissions reduction from freight transport.

Tickets here.

Financial Musts: What Startups Need to Know in 2019 | February 13 | Spokane, WA

Please join members of Perkins Coie’s Intellectual Property and Emerging Company Venture Capital teams for a casual evening of networking and as well as a presentation on financing considerations facing startups in 2019. Local Spokane Perkins Coie attorney Allie Glasunow and her Seattle partner Susan Betcher will join Palo Alto partner Adrian Rich, who will share his experience working in Silicon Valley and provide steps to ensure you are on the right financial track in 2019.

RSVP here…

CleanTech Breakfast Series: Storm Sensor | March 13 | Seattle, WA

Erin has more than a decade of experience as an environmental consultant in Seattle, and she specializes in remediating contaminated sites as part of larger redevelopment projects, guiding them through Washington State Department of Ecology’s Voluntary Cleanup Program or completing cleanups in accordance with formal Agreed Orders and Consent Decrees.  She currently runs her own consulting company, Rothman & Associates, and founded StormSensor Inc. in 2015, all with the objective of taking the fear, frustration, and expense out of environmental compliance.

Tickets here.

Science Talk ’19 | April 4-5 | Portland, OR

Science Talk is a non-profit organization that seeks to empower and inspire the science communication community to expand their communication potential and effect the world. Through our annual conference and other activities, we promote responsible practices in science communication, facilitate discussion and exchange of ideas, enable networking, and foster public engagement.

Register here.

CleanTech Breakfast Series: Maritime | April 10 | Seattle, WA

Antony M. DSouza is a mechanical engineer and currently an Executive Vice President and Regional Manager of DNV GL leading company’s Maritime Operations in Americas.

Antony has been recognized as a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects, UK and the Institution of Engineers Australia. Antony has a Masters Degree in Engineering Management and is a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP). He has also graduated in the Executive Business Administration program from IMD, Lausanne, Switzerland and Digital Business Transformation Program from INSEAD, France. He has also attended Digital Business Transformation program at University of California, Berkeley. He currently serves as a Director in the Board of the World Affairs Council.

Tickets here.

Certified Sustainability Practitioner Program, Advanced Edition | April 15-16 | Seattle, WA

Antony M. DSouz This is advanced training for future sustainability leaders. Our partner has conducted these programs worldwide certifying more than 1700 managers, CSOs and 90% of the FT 500 firms from 50 countries so far. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will have the chance to complete a two-year sustainability plan that will qualify them for earning the globally recognized CSR-P Certification and become Certified Sustainablity Practitioners.

$1290-$1750 plus a 10% discount with code WWU10

Register here.

Taiwan -Intelligent Connectivity x Green x Smart City 2019 |April 24 | Taiwan

The Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) is organizing an event called Sourcing Taiwan -Intelligent Connectivity x Green x Smart City 2019.  There are incentives to attend including airfare, hotel and ground transportation.  More information here or contact Ruth Chang, Director, Taiwan Trade Center, Vancouver, 604-681-2787, 681-3639, Fax +1-604-6819886,

CleanTech Breakfast Series: Agriculture| May 8 | Seattle, WA

Dr. Murphy is an Assistant Professor of Barley and Alternative Crop Breeding in the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences at WSU. Kevin and his team of students and researchers work on breeding and agronomy of amaranth, barley, buckwheat, oca, perennial wheat, proso millet, quinoa, spelt, and teff. He has participated in international research and extension projects in Syria, Iraq, Pakistan and Malawi, is currently coordinating an international quinoa breeding project in ten countries in collaboration with the FAO, and recently returned from a Fulbright Fellowship in his hometown of Los Baños, Philippines.

Tickets here.

Green Transportation Summit and Expo | May 21-23 | Tacoma, WA

The Green Transportation Summit & Expo (GTSE) is the region’s premier fleet modernization and alternative fuels event. GTSE events offer information-packed sessions, prominent national and regional speakers, and the latest technologies from industry leaders.

Use code CLEANTECH for 30% off at registration!

Roadmap Conference 2019 | June 18-19 | Portland, OR

the Roadmap Conference is the nation’s largest and most advanced annual conference on electric and smart mobility. Held each summer in the Pacific Northwest, Roadmap includes over 100 national and international speakers, dozens of exhibits, regional smart mobility tours, and high-energy interactive sessions. Expect to make connections with a diverse mix of key leaders in the industry, government, and utilities.  Register here.

Use code CLEANTECH for $75 off registration today!

CleanTech Innovation Showcase | June 24 | Seattle

Energy Leadership Summit | November 19 | Seattle

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