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UNC Clean Tech Summit Theme 2020

 

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will host the seventh annual UNC Clean Tech Summit on Thursday, February 20, 2020 – Friday, February 21, 2020 at UNC’s Friday Center.

The event convenes more than 1,000 students, business professionals, international speakers, policy members, and academics for two days of engagement to foster leadership, share new ideas, and bring growth opportunities to the Southeast’s clean tech economy. The Summit is co-hosted by the UNC Institute for the Environment and the UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School.

This year’s theme, “Innovating to a Clean Economy” will feature keynote speakers, panels, workshops and TedTalk-style engagement opportunities for the following topics.

UNC Clean Tech Summit 2020 themes will include:

 

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Keynotes and Featured Speakers

Russell Gold
Russell Gold
Author, Award-winning Investigative Journalist
The Wall Street Journal
Dany Qian
Dany Qian
Global Vice President
Jinko Solar
Spencer Reeder
Spencer Reeder
Director, Government Affairs
Audi of America

Panelists

Philip Benfey
Philip Benfey
HHMI Investigator
Hi Fidelity Genetics
Jennifer Chen
Jennifer Chen
Senior Counsel, Federal Energy Policy
Nicholas Institute, Duke University
Mark Huang
Mark Huang
Co-Founder and Managing Director
SeaAhead
Jinsong Huang
Jinsong Huang
Professor, Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering
Huang Group at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Jaap Schut
Jaap Schut
Director, Americas
PACE Business Partners

 

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ENGAGED DISCUSSIONS FOR GROWTH

 

  • Keynote Addresses: Thought-provoking addresses by clean tech industry leaders and key government officials.
  • Panel Discussions: Presentations, discussions and Q & A with experts from industry, government, agriculture, communities and academia.
  • Workshops: Interactive and engaging sessions to explore, learn and collaborate.

 

CAREER FAIR + MENTORSHIP

 

  • The Summit Mentor Program offers students an invaluable opportunity to meet with a professional throughout the Summit.
  • The Career Fair offers students and representatives from a wide variety of clean tech companies the chance to meet and make connections.

 

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Contributions and sponsorships make it possible for us to bring together attendees and speakers to explore key issues in the Southeast’s clean tech industry.

 

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In accordance with the UNC Institute for the Environment’s commitment to sustainability, the UNC Clean Tech Summit is proud to be a Carolina Green event.