April 4, 2013
/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Babson College will host its 7th Annual Energy & Environmental Conference: "Energy, Environment & Entrepreneurship: Collaborative Solutions," on
Friday, April 5th
. Sponsored by Babson's Energy and Environmental Club, the conference will explore key issues and exciting prospects in energy, alternative transportation, sustainable development, and other critical topics in the energy, environmental, and automotive industries. There will also be networking opportunities as there will be more than 500 students, faculty, alumni, and industry professionals. To learn more or register for the event please visit
, Founder, Green Bronx Machine *
, John and Natty McArthur University Professor,
, Executive Director,
Claire Broido Johnson
, Co-Founder at SunEdison & Chief, New Markets Services at Next Step Living Conference Speakers *
Stephen B. Russell
, Alternative Transportation Program Coordinator/Clean Director for MA, Department of Energy Resources *
, Director of Business Development, Zipcar *
, Vice President of Sales & Business Development, AIMM*
, Manager for Product Planning, Toyota Motor Sales *
, Managing Director, Fraunhofer CSE *
, Product Management Expert *
, Founder and Chief Technology Officer, WegoWise *
, Vice President, Business Development *
, Founding Partner, Head of Social, Practically Green *
, Director-Sustainability, UPS *
, National Director of Sustainability and Philanthropy, UNFI * Chamberlain Segrest, Director of Education, Boston Green Academy *
, Green Schools Fellow, Boston Public School District, U.S. Green Building Council *
, Founder and Executive Director, Green Schools *
Shawn W. Kravetz
, President, Esplanade Capital LLC *
, Co-Founder, NBD Nano *
, Inventor, Entrepreneur, and Venture Capitalist, Flagship Ventures *
Mary Beth Gentleman
Patrick A. Daly
, President and CEO, Nexamp*
, Portfolio Standard Program Managers, Department of Energy Resources *
Carrie Cullen Hitt
, Senior VP State Affairs, Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) Panel Discussions * Beyond Gasoline: The Auto Industry in Transition * Big Data and the Future of Energy Efficiency * Profiting from Sustainability: Companies That "Get It" * Green Schools Movement: Making a Difference * Raising Capital for Energy * Commercial Solar: Creating High Impact Policy Schedule
8:00 a.m.- 8:30 a.m.
- Registration & Breakfast 8: 30 a.m.-
- Opening Remarks
8:45 a.m.- 9:00 a.m.
- Conference Introduction
9:00 a.m.-9:45 a.m.
- Morning Keynote
10:00 a.m.-10:45 a.m.
10:45 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
- Coffee Break
11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
- Morning Panel Sessions
12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
- Afternoon Panel Sessions
2:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
- Coffee Break & EV Station Ribbon Cutting
2:45 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
- Closing Keynote
- 4: 00 p.m. - Closing Keynote
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
- Networking Reception & Company Expo 4:00 p .m. -
- Green Rocket Pitch About BEEC The Babson Energy and Environmental Club is committed to fostering innovation by connecting students to all aspects of the energy industry. Opportunities are discovered by organizing educational events where students can gain insight about industry activities, by connecting alumni to the Club and its members, and by helping students gain new internship and employment positions within the energy space. While the Energy and Environmental Club is committed to building partnerships across all areas of the industry, the club's activities will focus particularly on sectors that seek to generate energy in the most technologically efficient means or by minimizing carbon by-products. About
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