BERC Energy Summit

Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 4:00pm to Friday, October 17, 2014 - 6:30pm

Join the 8th Annual BERC Energy Summit on October 16th-17th at the UC Berkeley campus hosted by the Berkeley Energy and Resources Collaborative (BERC). At this event you will have the unique opportunity to:

  • Interact with industry thought leaders including Jennifer Granholm, former governor of Michigan, Andrew Birch, CEO of Sungevity, Cheryl Martin, Acting Director of ARPA-E and many more
  • Get an inside look at the cutting edge research performed by UC Berkeley and Lawerence Berkeley Laboratory. 
  • Meet students from across UC Berkeley interested in sharing their research and exploring careers in energy.

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Innovation Exposition: Thursday October 16th 4:00pm - 8:30pm

The Innovation Expo  is a networking reception and research showcase that opens Berkeley’s vast energy activities and research community to the public. LightSail Energy’s Danielle Fong will provide a keynote address and the finalists of the Energy Innovation Case Competition, will present market applications of the new technologies being developed up at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL).


Energy Conference: Friday October 17th 9:30am - 6:30pm

The BERC Energy Conference will consist of panel discussions and talks examining technical drivers, policy challenges and business forces in energy. This year’s Energy Summit features keynote speakers Jennifer Granholm, Distinguished Practitioner of Law and Public Policy at UC Berkeley, and Andrew Birch, Co-founder and CEO of Sungevity. Panel topics include The Future of Fossil Fuels, Best Practices in Innovative R&D, Energy & Empowerment: Energy Access in the Developing World, and Sustainable Cities and Infrastructure.