ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit 2011

Full Program Agenda
Pre-conference Workshop - Monday February 28th
Separate registration required for Pre-conference Workshop!
Registration Open and Continental Breakfast
Workshop Welcome and ARPA-E Primer:
Arun Majumdar, Director, ARPA-E
Eric Toone, Deputy Director for Technology, ARPA-E
Shane Kosinski, Deputy Director for Operations, ARPA-E
9:50am-10:05am Break
10:05am-10:50am Breakout Sessions: ARPA-E Future Technology Workshops
  Sunshot Rare Earth and Critical Materials Technology High Density Thermal Energy Storage
10:55am-11:40am Breakout Sessions: ARPA-E Future Technology Workshops
Green Electricity Network Integration (GENI) Applied Biotechnology for Transportation Fuels
11:40am-12:40pm Lunch
12:40pm-1:30pm Breakout Sessions: Technology Town Halls
The Energy-Water Nexus Natural Gas to Liquid Fuels
1:35pm-2:35pm Building Strategic Partnerships
2:35pm-3:00pm Break
3:00pm-4:00pm Breakout Panels
Venture Capital Funding: Prospecting in a Constrained Environment Technology Launch: From Universities and National Labs to the Marketplace
4:00pm-5:30pm The Government Role in Energy R&D -- followed by Focused Networking Session with
Funding Programs
5:30pm-8:00pm Technology Showcase and Reception - Open to all workshop and conference participants

Tuesday March 1st - Summit - Day 1
7:00am Registration Open and Continental Breakfast
8:30am-8:55am Keynote: Steven Chu, Secretary, U.S. Department of Energy
8:55am-9:20am Congressional Keynotes:
Senator Mark Udall, (D-CO);
Senator Lisa Murkowski, (R-AK)
9:20am-9:45am Keynote: Arun Majumdar, Director, ARPA-E
9:45am-10:15am Break
10:15am-10:25am ARPA-E Profile Video 1
10:25am-10:50am Keynote: Arnold Schwarzenegger, former Governor of California
10:50am-11:50am Re-Inventing American Energy Manufacturing
11:50am-12:30pm Break to Visit Technology Showcase
12:30pm-1:45pm Lunch
1:45pm-2:30pm ARPA-E Project Spotlights
  Advanced Batteries Advanced Fuels
Low Carbon Power
2:30pm-3:30pm Breakout Panels
  Electric Vehicles: Moving Beyond Early Adopters Advanced Fuels 80x35: The Race to Low-Cost, Low-Carbon Power
3:30pm-4:05pm Networking Sessions
  Electric Vehicles Advanced Fuels Low Carbon Power
4:05pm-4:30pm Keynote: Charles Holliday, Jr., Chairman, Bank of America; former Chairman and CEO, DuPont
4:30pm-5:30pm Efficiency as the Path to Business Profitability
5:30pm-8:00pm Technology Showcase and Reception - Open to all conference participants

Wednesday March 2nd - Summit - Day 2
7:00am Registration Open and Continental Breakfast
8:30am-9:00am Congressional Keynotes:
Senator Lamar Alexander, (R-TN);
Representative Steve Israel, (D-NY, 2nd District)
9:00am-9:10am  ARPA-E Profile Video 2
9:10am-9:30am   Keynote: Ray Mabus, Secretary, U.S. Navy
9:30am-10:30am  Changing the Game in Natural Gas: The Role of Breakthrough Technologies
10:30am-11:00am  Break
11:00am-12:00pm The Future Grid
12:00pm-1:15pm  Lunch
1:15pm-1:55pm ARPA-E Project Spotlights
  Grid Storage Building Cooling Power Electronics
1:55pm-2:55pm Industry Panels
  Energy Storage Energy Efficiency - The Smart Home Power Electronics
2:55pm-3:35pm Networking Sessions
  Grid Scale Energy Storage Energy Efficiency Power Electronics
3:35pm Conference Close
Platinum Sponsors
Ernst & Young Massachusetts Clean Energy Center Silicon Valley Bank
Gold Sponsors
Autodesk MDB MDB
Corporate Acceleration Partners
Applied Materials Battelle BOSCH BNL
Case Western Reserve University Constellation Energy elstat Dupont
elstat EWI Research Center General Atomics Lockheed Martin
United Technologies Research Center  
*Partner Organizations are participants in programs designed to accelerate technology commercialization.
Silver Sponsor
Research Corporation for Science Advancement
Investor Acceleration Partners
Mohr Davidow Sequoia
*Partner Organizations are participants in matchmaking program for one-on-one meetings with Technology Showcase participants.
Technology Development Partners
Argonne C2B2 C2B2 Idaho National Laboratory
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory NETL NREL Oak Ridge National Lab
Palo Alto Research Center SunShot Initiative The U.S. Department of Energy EERE The U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science
Student Patron Program Sponsors
Baruch Future Ventures Mohr Davidow Venrock
Federal Agency Partner
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