Energy Secretary Steven Chu and ARPA-E Director Arun Majumdar will be joined by Bill Gates, founder and chairman of Microsoft Corp.; Susan Hockfield, president and professor of neuroscience at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Lee Scott, former CEO of Wal-Mart; and other leaders as keynote speakers.
In addition to featuring an expanded showcase, the Innovation Summit will again this year include top U.S. businesses focused on developing energy technology. The summit connects top corporate businesses with clean energy researchers and entrepreneurs with the goal of building partnerships for commercialization. Some of last year’s corporate participants included Bosch, Dow, and DuPont.
For more information, visit www.energyinnovationsummit.com.
Publication date: 12/19/2011