USDOC Sustainable Solutions Forum Schedule of Events

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Discover Global Markets: Sustainable Solutions Forum
February 9-11, 2015
Schedule of Events

February 9, 2015

  • 10:00am‐2:00pm- Exhibit set‐up
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  • 3:00‐6:00pm- Registration
  • 6:00‐8:00pm Reception

February 10, 2015

  • 8:30am- Registration & coffee
  • 9:00am- Welcome Remarks
  • 9:15am- Opening Plenary: The Business Case for Sustainability
  • 10:00am- 
    How Billions of New Commuters Will Get to the Office: Advanced Transportation Trends in China and Japan
    Nourishing the Nations: Solving Agritech Needs in Africa and Asia
    Understanding Green Regulations and Standards: Navigating Country Requirements from the EU to China
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  • 11:15am- The Modernized Grid in the EU   
    Water, Water, Everywhere? How the Middle East is Reclaiming a Precious Natural Resource   
    Canaries in the Coalmine: How the Environment is Impacting Insurance Premiums
  • 12:15pm- Luncheon Plenary
  • 2:15pm-
    Shooting for the Moon: Commercialization of NASA’s Advanced Transportation Technology  
    Moving Millions: How Brazil and Mexico Manage Hyper-Urbanization
    The Future of Clean Tech Venture Capital: How Corporations are the Newest Funding Source
  • 3:30pm-
    Juicing the Grid: Alternative Energy Generation in India
    Ensuring Safe and Reliable Water for Future Generations in Asia
    There’s Money Out There: Winning Foreign Government Contracts
       

  • 5:00‐7:00pm- Reception

February 11, 2015

  • 8:30am- Registration & coffee
  • 9:00am- Welcome remarks
  • 9:10am- Opening Plenary: Setting the Context for Financing Global Sustainability
  • 10:00am-
    Ubiquitous Commuting: The Software Revolution in the Global Auto Market
    Financing Solutions: How Nations Are Investing in Sustainability
    Battening Down the Hatches: Strategies for Protecting Your Company’s Assets Around the World
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  • 11:15am-
    Razing the Roof: Bringing Solar to the Masses in the USA
    Powering a Continent: Financing Clean Tech Deployment in Africa
    Implementing Sustainability in Factories, Processes, and Supply Chain
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  • 12:30pm- Luncheon and Closing Plenary
  • 2:00pm- Plenary Program Concludes
  • 2:00‐2:30pm Break
  • 2:30pm- Pitchfest with U.S. Department of Commerce Senior Diplomats
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  • 5:30pm- Conference Concludes

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