PROGRAM

  • Keynote Addresses:  Clean tech industry leaders and key government officials.
  • Panel Discussions:  Leaders in industry, government, academic and agriculture.
  • Workshops: Collaboration with students and professionals to explore key issues.
  • Round Table Discussions: Opportunities for informal and in-depth discussions.

 

Summit Day 1

Thursday, March 1st  
8:00-9:00Networking
Continental Breakfast
+ Exhibitors
9:00-9:10Welcome Remarks
9:10-9:15Welcome + Introduction
Stephen M. Ross - North Carolina General Assembly
9:15-10:00Keynote Speaker
Carl Schramm - West Run Holdings
10:00-10:30Keynote Speaker
10:30-10:45Break
10:45-12:00Panel and Roundtable Discussions
ENTREPRENEURSHIPHow the Early Stage Companies Accelerate Energy Innovation
CLEAN ENERGY
Renewable Energy Policy in NC: The Future Beyond HB 589
INNOVATION IN AGRICULTUREThe Role of Indoor Food Production
SMART & HEALTHY CITIESNew Paradigms in Intelligent Transportation
12:00-1:15Featured Lunch PanelTriangle Women in STEM
Lunch Panel
1:30-2:45Panel and Roundtable Discussions
ENTREPRENEURSHIPIncreasing Entrepreneurship Opportunities for Women
CLEAN ENERGY
National Trends in Renewable Energy
INNOVATION IN AGRICULTUREMaking More With Less: Integrated Technologies for Better Farm Production
SMART & HEALTHY CITIESElectric Vehicle Policies
2:45-3:00Break
3:00-4:15Panel and Roundtable Discussions
ENTREPRENEURSHIPCreating Successful Clean Tech Incubators and Accelerators
CLEAN ENERGY
RE 100: Large Companies Leading the Way on the Energy Transition
INNOVATION IN AGRICULTUREEntrepreneurship on the Farm
SMART & HEALTHY CITIESElectrification of the Economy
4:15-4:30Transition
4:30-5:15Keynote SpeakerJeremy Grantham - GMO Trust
5:15-6:30Professional Networking Reception
5:30-6:30Featured Speaker for Student Address
6:30-8:00Summit Networking Dinner
  • Subject to Change

Summit Day 2

Friday, March 2nd  
8:00-8:45Networking
Continental Breakfast +
Exhibitors
(Atrium)
8:45-8:55Welcome
8:55 - 9:00Introduction
Joel Olsen - O2 Emc
9:00-9:45Keynote Speaker

Thom Tillis - U.S. Senator for North Carolina
9:45-9:50Introduction
9:50-10:20Keynote Speaker
10:30-11:00Mentor Meet-up Refreshments
+ Exhibitors
11:00-12:15Panel and Roundtable Discussions
ENTREPRENEURSHIPInternational Clean Tech Network
CLEAN ENERGY
How Storage Will Change the Future of Energy
INNOVATION IN AGRICULTUREPrecision Agriculture
SMART & HEALTHY CITIESGenerating Profits and Jobs from Waste Streams
12:15-1:30Networking Lunch
+ Exhibitors
1:45-3:00Panel and Roundtable Discussions
ENTREPRENEURSHIPThe Entrepreneurial Ecosystems: Strengths and Challenges
CLEAN ENERGY
Grid Modernization
INNOVATION IN AGRICULTUREThe Value Chain for Hard Cider
SMART & HEALTHY CITIESMicrogrid: Securing Essential Infrastructure
3:00-4:30Closing Reception
  • Subject to change.