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Technologies for a Sustainable Future

October 30 @ 3:30 pm - 7:00 pm

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Technologies for a Sustainable Future is hosted by UCLA Technology Development Group (TDG) and provides a unique opportunity for UCLA inventors, investors, and industry executives to establish new relationships for furthering innovation. The program will be followed by a wine and cheese networking reception.

Event Agenda

The UCLA Innovations Technologies for a Sustainable Future event provides a unique opportunity for UCLA inventors, investors and industry executives to establish new relationships for furthering innovation.

This one-day event will be hosted at the California Nanosystems Institute, UCLA Campus on Tuesday, October 30, 2018.

Event Agenda [PDF]

Full list of Bios and Headshots [PDF]

 

TECHNOLOGIES FOR A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE – UCLA INNOVATIONS

3:00pm – REGISTRATION / CHECK-IN

3:30pm – WELCOME
Emily Loughran, UCLA Technology Development Group

3:35pm – KEYNOTE
Eric Hoek, Water Planet

3:50pm – EARLY STAGE INVESTOR PANEL
Jim McDermott, US Renewables
Anil Tamineedi, Angeleno Group
Aaron Fyke, Thin Line Capital
Pulakesh Mukherjee, BASF Venture Capital America
Taj Eldridge, Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator

4:20pm – SUSTAINABILITY INITIATIVES PANEL
Gary Gero, Los Angeles County
Nurit Katz, UCLA
Mark Gold, UCLA Environment and Sustainability
Danny Hayes, Borealis Engineering
Eui-Sung Yi, UCLA Architecture and Urban DesignThe NOW Institute, Morphosis

4:50pm – CNSI – MAGNIFY INCUBATOR OVERVIEW
Brian Benson, UCLA California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI)

4:55pm – FACULTY QUICK PITCHES 
Gaurav Sant—Carbon Sequestering Cement/X-Prize nominee
Rajit Gadh—Smart Vehicle Charging
CJ Kim — Drag Reduction Technology
Richie Wirz — Biplane Wind Energy

5:15pm – CLOSING KEYNOTE
Thom Mayne, UCLA Architecture and Urban Design, The NOW Institute, Morphosis

5:30pm – RECEPTION

 

Details

Date:
October 30
Time:
3:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Website:
https://technologiesforasustainablefuture.wordpress.com/

Organizer

UCLA Technology Development Group
Website:
https://tdg.ucla.edu

Venue

UCLA CNSI Auditorium
570 Westwood Plaza,
Los Angeles, CA 90095,
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