Breakfast Series

The 2018-2019 CleanTech Alliance Breakfast Series sponsored by Perkins Coie presents notable cleantech executive speakers for a monthly conversation followed by networking with 100 cleantech industry leaders from across the region. A different speaker and topic is presented on the second Wednesday of each month (7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.) from September through May (except October, which is reserved for the Energy Leadership Summit).  Virtual attendance options are available through a live webinar feed. Contact Rachelle Ames for more information.


Past 2018-19 Breakfast Series Speakers

Energy & Blockchain |  September 12, 2018

  • Featured Mark Mueller-Eberstein of Adgetec and Greg Robinson of Drift.

Building | November 14, 2018

  • Featured Susan Jones of atelierjones speaking about cross laminated timber.

Transportation | December 12, 2018

  • Featured Matt Knapp of ZUNUM Aero speaking about hybrid electric aircraft.

Climate Insurance | January 9, 2019

Freight | February 13, 2019

  • Featured Eric Beckwitt of Freightera on automating and reducing emissions from freight transport.  Slides.
  • Asterisks recap from Russ Weed – CleanTech Strategies.

Stormwater| March 13, 2019

  • Featured Erin Rothman of StormSensor speaking about using AI sensors to monitor stormwater. Slides Pt 1, Pt 2, Pt 3.

Energy Transition Outlook | April 10, 2019

  • Featured Richard Barnes from DNV GL speaking on on the energy transition for the maritime and power sectors, and how it is applicable to currently developments in Washington State.

Agriculture | May 8, 2019

  • Featured WSU’s Dr. Kevin Murphy on on the role of crop diversity as a key tenet of sustainable agriculture, and how the power of plant breeding can be harnessed to address environmental issues such as soil erosion, water quality, and poor air quality.