Clean Technology 2009
Industry and Efficiency


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Symposium Chair

Trina Martynowicz Trina Martynowicz
Clean Energy and Climate Change Office Clean Air Emerging Technologies and West Coast Diesel Collaborative
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Topics & Application Areas

  • Electric & Hybrid
  • Ethanol
  • Biodiesel
  • Natural Gas
  • Alternative Fuels
  • Hydrogen
  • Fuel Cells
  • Batteries
  • EVs & PHEVs
  • Emission Reduction
  • Advanced Materials
  • Efficiencies
  • System & Engine Design
  • Fleet Optimization
  • Mass Transport
  • Other

Symposium Sessions


Monday May 4

8:00 Keynotes: Nanotech & Cleantech & TechConnect

Tuesday May 5

8:00 Keynotes: Nanotech & Cleantech & TechConnect

Wednesday May 6

8:00 Keynotes: Nanotech & Cleantech & TechConnect
8:30 Keynote Panel: The Future of Energy
 Clean Transportation
3:30 Clean Transportation

Thursday May 7


Symposium Program


Monday May 4

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8:00 Keynotes: Nanotech & Cleantech & TechConnectTheater AB
 Session chair: Matthew Laudon, NSTI and Patti Glaza, CTSI
8:00 The Nanotech Revolution in Renewable Energy
D. Arvizu - Director, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), U.S. Department of Energy, US (bio)
8:30 Nanotechnology and the Obama Administration
T. Kalil, Office of Science and Technology Policy, The White House, US
9:00 Innovation for a Secure Future
R. Johnson - CTO, Lockheed Martin, US (bio)
9:30 The Next Big Thing is Really Small
R.J. Kumpf - CAO, Bayer Material Science, US (bio)

Tuesday May 5

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8:00 Keynotes: Nanotech & Cleantech & TechConnectTheater AB
 Session chair: Jeff Moseley, Greater Houston Partnership, Shushana Castle, Clinton Global Initiative Member/Millennium Water Alliance, US
8:00 Welcome TechConnect World to Houston
J. Moseley, Greater Houston Partnership, US
8:15 Can Uncle Sam Cure What Ails Clean Tech?
P. Dickerson, HaynesBoone, former COO Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy, DOE, US (bio)
8:45 Welcome to Houston
B. White, City of Houston, Mayor, US (bio)
9:00 Flying into the Future: Continental’s Commitment to the Environment
L. Kellner, Continental Airlines, CEO, US (bio)
9:30 RUSNANO: Driving the Nanotech Industry Growth
A. Chubais, RUSNANO, CEO, RU (bio)
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4:00 POSTERSExpo Hall

Wednesday May 6

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8:00 Keynotes: Nanotech & Cleantech & TechConnectTheater AB
 Session chair: Patti Glaza, CTSI, US
8:00 Energy in the 21st Century: Muir, Patton, and Gandhi
R. James Woolsey, VantagePoint Venture Partners, US (bio)
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8:30 Keynote Panel: The Future of EnergyTheater AB
 Session chair: Patti Glaza, CTSI, US
- D. Beneby, Exelon, President, Exelon Power, US (bio)
- M. Kapner, Austin Energy, US (bio)
- C. Frasier, Shell, VP Americas, US (bio)
- M. Simmons, Simmons & Company, US (bio)
- J. Renaud, GE Ecomagination, US (bio)
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1:30 POSTERSExpo Hall
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Clean TransportationExpo Hall
- IR imaging of soot regeneration on a planar diesel particulate filter
K. Chen, K.S. Martirosyan, D. Luss, University of Houston, US
- microGreen Extended Performance Oil Filter
N. Assion, D. Sahoo, M. Flamenbaum, SOMS Technologies LLC, US
- Expermental Study of Hydrogen in Internal Combustion Engines
B. Albayrak Çeper, E. Berat Birsen, S. Orhan Akansu, N. Kahraman, Erciyes University, TR
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3:30 Clean TransportationRoom 350 AB
 Session chair: Trina Martynowicz, U.S. EPA, US
3:30 Continuously Variable Transmission Technology Driving Efficiency Gains
S. Schaaf, Orbital Traction, Ltd., US
3:50 World’s First Hybrid Tug
S. Hayman, Foss Maritime Company, US
4:10 Technical Analysis of a Dual-Fuel (Hydrogen and Gasoline) Extended Range Electric Vehicle for Component Selection and Design
M. Van Wieringen, R. Pop-Iliev, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, CA
4:30 Nickel-Zinc Batteries – high performance, low cost, clean solution for hybrid vehicles
J. Carcone, PowerGenix, US
4:50 Green Chemistry: Reducing the Impact of Transportation
R. Engler, EPA, US
5:10 Evaluation of Advanced Vehicle Technology Options for Meeting Climate Change Mitigation Goals
S. Lasher, TIAX LLC, US
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