GSEA 2013 Solar Summit

Thursday, September 19, 2013

GSEA 2013 Solar Summit

ONLINE REGISTRATION CLOSED. ONSITE REGISTRATION WILL BE AVAILABLE SEPTEMBER 19TH.

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2013 Southern Solar Summit
September 19, 2013
Georgia Tech Research Institute

  The Region's Leading Conference for Solar Professionals & Advocates


Regular Registration
Members: $235 Non-Members: $335



NON-PROFIT/GOVERNMENT/STUDENT

$135
*Must present student or government ID. 501(c)(3) status required for non-profits.



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7:30 – 8:00: Coffee/Networking

8:00 – 8:15: Welcome,Opening Remarks: Mark Bell, GSEA Chair
SPECIAL WELCOME BY PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSIONER TIM ECHOLS

8:15 – 9:00: Keynote - Brad Mattson, CEO of Solexant Corporation

9:00 – 9:30: Katie Bolcar Rever, Director, State Policy, SEIA

9:30 – 10:00: Break

10:00 – 11:30: A Closer Look at the Advanced Solar Initiative: Ellen Reinhardt,
Georgia Public Broadcasting to Moderate; Ervan Hancock, Manager, Renewable Generation at Southern Company; Matt Cox, PhD Student, School of Public Policy
Georgia Institute of Technology

11:30 – Noon: Mapping & Survey Update: Shan Arora, Project Manager, Communities Team at Southface

Noon – 1:00: Networking Lunch

1:00 – 1:15: Afternoon Remarks

1:15 – 2:00: Afternoon Keynote - Jigar Shah, Partner, Inerjys

2:00 – 2:30: How Developers Find Funding for Solar Projects: William Ewing
Partner, Barnes & Thornburg and Stephen Elkind, Senior Director, Development, OCI

2:30 – 3:15: Break/Technology Showcase

3:15 – 4:00: The Water/Energy Nexsus: How Solar Energy Saves H2O
Julie Hairston, GSEA Communications Director, Moderator; John Gornall,
Partner, Arnall Golden Gregory; Joy Hinkle, Sustainable Development
and Communities Associate, Southface, Jesse Roach PhD, Hydrologist, Earth Systems Analysis at Sandia National Laboratories

4:00 – 4:30: Nick de Vries, VP, Plant Operations & Engineering Phoenix Solar

4:30 – 5:00: Closing Remarks

5:00 – 7:00 Sunset Cocktail Reception and Networking Event

MEET OUR KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

BRAD MATTSON – MORNING KEYNOTE


Brad Mattson is a renowned entrepreneur from the semiconductor industry, who founded and scaled both Novellus and Mattson Technology. Most recently, Mattson was the “solar” partner at Vantage Point Venture Partners, a leader in clean tech venture capital.  He is now focused on advancing solar toward the gigawatt era. Mr. Mattson holds 12 patents in semiconductor technology, and was listed in 2005 among the top 50 most influential people in the semiconductor industry. Mattson will discuss his roadmap for American success in the Solar 2.0 future.

JIGAR SHAH – AFTERNOON KEYNOTE


Jigar Shah is the founder of SunEdison, a global leader in delivering solar power, with solar installations and manufacturing plants located throughout North America, Europe, and Asia. He also served as CEO and remains on the board of the Carbon War Room, the global organization founded by Sir Richard Branson and Virgin United to help entrepreneurs address climate change. His latest book, which will be released in June, is Creating Climate Wealth. The book explains how proven, scalable climate solutions, using infrastructure as a service model will create the next economy. Registration prices will include a copy of the book.


 THE LAST TWO YEARS HAVE BEEN SOLD OUT. RESERVE YOUR SEAT NOW.

Registration includes keynotes, panels on the latest in solar news, a copy of Jigar Shah’s Creating Climate Wealth, networking opportunities, light breakfast & box lunch, snacks, and afternoon Happy Hour.

7:30 am - 8:00 am: Registration and Networking Breakfast
8:00 am - 6:00 pm: Keynotes, panels, networking, lunch and Happy Hour




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OR
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REGULAR REGISTRATION
Members: $235   Non-members: $335

For more information and to register, visit us on the web at http://www.gasolar.org

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GSEA Solar Summit Sponsorship Opportunities:

Opportunity

Cost

Sponsorship Details

#

Cocktails

$2,500

Logo, recognition and welcoming remarks at cocktails

1

Lunch

$1,500

Logo, recognition and welcoming remarks at lunch

1

Breakfast

$1,000

Logo and recognition at breakfast

1

Breaks

$500

Logo and recognition at morning or afternoon break

2

Tabletop display

$500 - $800

Tabletop set-up in break and cocktail lounge (half or whole)

4 - 8

Pen Sponsor

$250

Distribute company pens to all registrants

1

Paper Sponsor

$250

Distribute company note-pads to all registrants

1

Bag Sponsor

$250

Distribute company bags to all registrants

1


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