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ERIC Number: ED515590
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Oct-18
Pages: 24
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
Southwest Energy Innovation Forum: Summary Report
Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation
The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, Arizona State University (ASU), and U.S. Department of Energy's Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) co-convened a conference on Energy Innovation in the Southwest region of the United States that included participation by entrepreneurs, state government officials, representatives of academia, private-sector leaders, nonprofit leaders, and innovators on October 18, 2010. The conference was designed to bring together diverse stakeholders in a forum to develop recommendations for growing regional energy innovation, building a network for energy innovation efforts, and ensuring Federal support for innovative approaches and partnerships that could improve the nation's energy future. In the morning, attendees heard from several speakers prior to selecting one of three breakout sessions about corporate partnerships, investment, and state policy development. Following lunch, the group reconvened for an Innovation Panel, a selection of additional breakout sessions, and a closing panel. Afternoon breakout session topics focused on building research, technology, and industrial leadership in the Southwest for solar energy, energy storage, and advanced fuels. All sessions are briefly described in this report. Following the conference, attendees showcased breakthrough energy technologies from across the Southwest as part of ARPA-E's Technology Showcase. Attendee List is appended.
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation
Identifiers - Location: Arizona