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Dates: September 19-21, 2017 | Register here
Prices:
starting from USD 50,-
Location:
Santa Clara, The United States

VERGE Summit 2017

Join more than 2,000 leaders from the world’s largest companies, most innovative startups and progressive government agencies to explore the latest technologies, tools, and trends accelerating the clean economy.

VERGE Summits are invitation-only, half-day working sessions exploring pressing issues at the intersection of technology and sustainability for companies, government’s utilities and innovators.

Tracks

Distributed Energy Systems brings together a diverse and influential audience of energy managers, policy makers, utility executives and innovative service providers to explore the technologies and systems accelerating:

  • Distributed energy resources
  • Demand response
  • Community solar
  • Microgrids
  • Behind-the-meter storage

The Distributed Energy Systems track features engaging and thought provoking conference sessions guided by an expert advisory board consisting of industry leaders, innovative technology providers and other key stakeholders.

Smart Infrastructure brings together a diverse and influential audience of professionals leading innovative data, technology and information projects, to explore the technologies and systems accelerating:

  • Blockchain
  • Cybersecurity for connected infrastructure
  • IoT and big data
  • Interoperability
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Advanced manufacturing and robotics

The Smart Infrastructure track features engaging and thought provoking conference sessions guided by an expert advisory board consisting of industry leaders, innovative technology providers and other key stakeholders.

City and Regional Resilience brings together a diverse and influential audience of policymakers, city planners, government officials, department heads and staff, to explore the technologies and systems accelerating:

  • Urban planning and land use
  • Climate adaptation strategies
  • Sustainable water systems
  • Resilient food systems
  • Green infrastructure
  • Smart street lighting and connected services

The City and Regional Resilience track features engaging and thought provoking conference sessions guided by an expert advisory board consisting of government and policy leaders, innovative technology providers and other key stakeholders.

Connected Transportation and Mobility brings together a diverse and influential audience of vehicle manufacturers, government and policy makers, transportation service suppliers, energy producers and infrastructure providers to explore the technologies and systems accelerating:

  • Autonomous technologies
  • Electric vehicles
  • Alternative fuels
  • EV charging systems
  • Mobility services and equitable access
  • Infrastructure electrification

The Connected Transportation and Mobility track features engaging and thought provoking conference sessions guided by an expert advisory board consisting of industry leaders, innovative technology providers and other key stakeholders. Additionally, the invitation-only Urban Mobility Summit will be held on September 21.

Next-Gen Buildings brings together a diverse and influential audience of building owners, facility and property managers, investors and brokers, with policy makers, energy producers and solutions providers to explore the technologies and systems accelerating:

  • Building automation
  • Energy efficiency and demand response
  • Net-zero and net-positive buildings
  • Sensors and IoT
  • Occupant health and well-being
  • Building energy, water and waste management

The Next-Gen Buildings track features engaging and thought provoking conference sessions guided by an expert advisory board consisting of industry leaders, innovative technology providers and other key stakeholders. Additionally, the invitation-only Healthy, Adaptive Buildings Summit will be held on September 20.

Grid-Scale Power brings together a diverse and influential audience of large energy consumers and producers, grid operators and relevant stakeholders including executives from buildings, finance and policy to explore the technologies and systems accelerating:

  • Utility-scale solar, wind and other low-carbon energy resources
  • Integrating DERs into the grid
  • Transmission and distribution and system reliability
  • Grid-scale storage

The Grid-Scale Power track features engaging and thought provoking conference sessions guided by an expert advisory board consisting of industry leaders, innovative technology providers and other key stakeholders.

Renewable Energy Procurement brings together a diverse and influential audience of professionals involved in energy procurement, including executives from corporations, government agencies, innovative service providers, developers, financiers and utilities, to explore the technologies and systems accelerating:

  • Power purchase agreements
  • Achieving 100% renewables
  • Community and cooperative energy procurement
  • Energy-water nexus
  • Project financing
  • Collaboration and partnerships

The Renewable Energy procurement track features engaging and thought provoking conference sessions guided by an expert advisory board consisting of industry leaders, innovative technology providers and other key stakeholders.

Additionally, the invitation-only Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance Summit will be held in advance of VERGE 17, September 17-19.

Circular Economy brings together a diverse and influential audience of executives focusing on design, materials science, supply chains, product strategy, logistics, procurement and other business functions, as well as policy makers, investors and service providers to explore the technologies and systems accelerating:

  • Sharing platforms and new models to increase asset utilization
  • Intelligent materials enabling tracking and recovery
  • Advanced manufacturing for local and waste-free production
  • Takeback and demanufacturing systems
  • Smart logistics for distribution and reverse-distribution systems
  • Supply-chain tracking and transparency

The Circular Economy track features engaging and thought-provoking conference sessions guided by an expert advisory board consisting of industry leaders, innovative technology providers and other key stakeholders. Additionally, the invitation-only Circular Economy Summit on Advanced Materials will be held on September 19.

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