Clean Technology 2010
power, storage

Power & Storage

renewable energy  

Topics & Application Areas

Solar: Utility Scale Solar, Cost-chain, Markets, Workforce, Material Advances, System Design, PV, Solar Thermal, Concentrating, Nanotech for Solar
Bio Energy: Feedstocks, Crop Design, Logistics, Water, Fuels, Biofuels, Biodiesel, Cellulosic Ethanol, Markets, Policy, Economics, Food vs. Feed vs. Fuel
Renewables (non solar): Wind, Geothermal, Marine, Tidal, Grid Integration, Novel Technologies
Traditional Energy: Oil & Gas, Clean Coal, Nuclear, Water Use, Sensors, Carbon Capture and Sequestration, Hybrid Projects
Energy Storage: Fuel Cells, Batteries, Super Capacitors, Localized Storage, Thermal & Mechanical Storage
Hydrogen: Generation, Fuel Conversion, Storage, Applications, Case Studies
Novel Energy Sources: Heat & Power, Novel Heating & Cooling, Electromagnetic, Kinetic Collection

Track Committee

Reza Abhari, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
Mark Bernstein, University of Southern California
Samit Bhattacharyya, Savannah River National Laboratory
Peter Brehm, Infinia Corp.
Issam Dairanieh, BP
Majeed Foad, Applied Materials
Todd French, Mississippi State University
Paul Genoa, Nuclear Energy Institute
Michael Gurin, Rexforce
Michael Hiri, Kinder Morgan-CO2
Amy Jaffe, Rice University
Richard Kimball, Marine Maritime Academy
Jay Kipper, University of Texas at Austin
Roy Kornblush, SRI International
Daniel Laird, Sandia National Laboratories
Warren Lasher, ERCOT
Craig Lewis, GreenVolts
George Maracas, Arizona State University
Marshall Mazer, Babcock & Wilcox
Maria Miglin, Shell Oil
Michael Ming, Research Partnership to Secure Energy for America
Sean Murphy, Advanced Energy Consortium
Melanie Nadeau, CANMET Energy Technology Centre
Michael Nasi, Jackson Walker, LLP
Lewis Norman, Halliburton
M. Grant Norton, Washington State University
Ron Pate, Sandia National Laboratories
Nag Patibandla, Applied Materials
Howard Schmidt, Rice University
Rajesh Swaminathan, Applied Materials
Loucas Tsakalakos, GE
Case Van Dam, University of California, Davis
Luminita Vasii, Newpark Drilling
Eric Witherspoon, Applied Materials
 

Track Sessions

Tuesday June 22

8:15 TechConnect World Welcome and Keynotes
9:00 Transformational Techonlogy Visions, Keynote-Forum
10:30 Keynotes: Solar - Novel Materials for PV
10:30 Decarbonizing Traditional Energy
12:30 Clean Alternative Fuels
1:30 TechConnect Innovation Session
1:30 Solar: Nanostructured Materials for PV Applications
1:30 Utility Technology Challenge
2:15 TechConnect IP Partnering: Cleantech, Solar & Storage
2:30 Cleantech Coffee Break
3:00 Bio Energy
3:00 Carbon Capture and Power Generation
3:00 Supercapacitors
3:30 Utility Technology Challenge
4:00 Poster Session and TechConnect Expo (4:00 - 6:00)
 Power Generation & Storage

Wednesday June 23

8:30 Technology & Finance for Smart Grid: Keynote Panel
8:30 Government & Alternative Commercialization Funding - DOD, NASA, DOE, SBIR & RIC
10:00 Networking Coffee Break
10:30 Energy Storage: Hydrogen Technologies
10:30 The Economics of Solar Technologies
10:30 Bio Energy Novel Technologies
10:30 TechConnect Corporate Partnering
12:00 Expo Hall Opens - Lunch (available for purchase in Expo Hall)
12:30 Novel Power & Storage
2:15 TechConnect IP Partnering: Sensors & Microsystems
1:30 Energy Storage & Conversion: Fuel Cells
1:30 Opportunity and Models for Algae
1:00 Anaheim Venture Awards
3:00 Novel Solar Technologies
3:30 The Economics of Biofuels
3:30 Managing Peak Power - renewables, smart grid & demand management
3:30 Project Financing: Evaluating loan guarantees, tax equity, RE credits in moving the market forward
3:30 TechConnect Corporate Partnering
3:00 Anaheim Venture Awards - Reception with Award Winners (3:00 - 4:00) - Expo Hall Theater 1
4:00 Poster Session and TechConnect Expo Reception (4:00 - 6:00) - Expo Hall
 Solar and Photovoltaics
 Renewables and Bio Energy
 Energy Storage & Fuel Cells
 Hydrogen
 Nanotech & Cleantech for Oil & Gas
 Cleantech in Traditional Power Generation
6:00 TechConnect Innovation Showcase Reception (6:00 - 8:00) - Ballroom 3rd Floor

Thursday June 24

8:30 Cleantech Keynotes
9:00 Cleantech Keynote Panel: Hottest clean technologies for VCs - who will they fund next?
10:00 TechConnect Innovation Showcase Coffee Break - Ballroom 3rd Floor
10:30 Nanotech and Cleantech for Oil & Gas
10:30 Novel Energy Storage Technologies
10:30 TechConnect Corporate Partnering
12:00 Lunch (TechConnect Innovation Showcase - Ballroom BC, lunch for purchase)
1:30 TechConnect Ventures: Cleantech Storage & Power
3:00 TechConnect Ventures: Cleantech Efficiency, Grid & Transportation
1:30 Grid Storage: State of Industry
1:30 Solar: Novel Technologies and Materials for Advanced Performance
3:00 Break
3:30 Energy Storage: Top Technologies
4:00 TechConnect Ventures: Cleantech Remediation, Purification & Alternative Fuels
4:00 TechConnect Ventures: Cleantech Renewable Power
5:00 TechConnect Investment Networking Reception - Second Floor

Track Program

Tuesday June 22

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8:15TechConnect World Welcome and KeynotesBallrooms ABCD
Session chair: Patti Glaza, CTSI, US
8:15Welcome - TechConnect World
P. Glaza, Clean Technology & Sustainable Industries Organization, US
8:30Global sustainability and technology surprise
J. Kohlhaas, Lockheed Martin, US
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9:00Transformational Techonlogy Visions, Keynote-ForumBallrooms ABCD
Session chair: Patti Glaza, CTSI, US
9:00M. Urban, University of Southern Mississippi, US
9:15A. Stieg, University of California Los Angeles, US
9:30J. Heath, California Institute of Technology, US
9:45D. Paul, University of Southern California Energy Institute, US
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10:30Keynotes: Solar - Novel Materials for PVRoom 204 C
Session chair: Matt Law, UC Irvine, US
10:30Thin film photovoltaics from solution-deposited semiconductor nanocrystals (overview presentation)
M. Law, University of California, Irvine, US
10:55Next-Generation Photovoltaics Research at the Colorado School of Mines (invited presentation)
K.R. Williams, Colorado School of Mines, US
11:20Nanostructured and Nanoparticles-based Solar Cells
Q. Song, IBM Almaden Research Center, US
11:45Nanowire Network Transparent Electrodes for Photovoltaics (invited presentation)
J.D. Bergeson, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, US
12:10OPV materials development and module manufacturing
Y. Wu, Solarmer, US
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10:30Decarbonizing Traditional EnergyRoom 204 A
Session chair: Reed Rubenstein, Greenberg Traurig LLP, US
-P. Genoa, Nuclear Energy Institute, US
-I. Ershaghi, USC, US
-F. Bevc, Siemens Energy Inc., US
-G. Robinson, Exelon Power, US
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12:30Clean Alternative FuelsExpo Theater 1
Session chair: Wayne Gears, CAMG, US
12:30FlexEnergy: Using Waste Fuels to Eliminate 25 Times the GHG Effect of CO2
E. Prabhu, P. Fukumoto, B. Luedde, FlexEnergy, LLC., US
12:45Clean Fuels from Domestic Natural Resources: Accelergy’s Carbon Biomass-to-Liquids Process
T. Vail, Accelergy, US
1:00PRV Induction for Fuel Efficiency and Improvement
J. Meyer, PRV Performance, US
1:15Next Generation Nanospring-Enhanced Catalytic Converters
G. Corti, T. Cantrell, M. Beaux, D.N. McIlroy, M.G. Norton, GoNano Technologies, Inc., US
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1:30TechConnect Innovation SessionExpo Theater 2
1:00Emerging National Innovation Funding Priorities—and the Benefits to Innovators and Investors
J. Croce, Nevada Institute for Renewable Energy Commercialization, US
1:30OC’s Growing Support for Clean Tech and Green Jobs
G. Trimarche, CleanTech OC, US
2:00Obtaining Representative Raman Spectra of Carbon Nanotubes
J. Hodkiewicz, Thermo Fisher Scientific, US
2:30Maintaining a Stable Engineered Nanomaterials Process through Material Characterization
A.W. Salamon, PerkinElmer Instruments, US
3:00SCE Smart Grid: Creatuing a cleaner, smarter, energy future
P. Haralson, Southenr California Edison, US
3:30Oil-Free Modular System Designs for Industrial Compressors and Renewable Energy Turbine Generator Systems
H. Heshmat, James F. Walton II, Mohawk Innovative Technology, Inc., US
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1:30Solar: Nanostructured Materials for PV ApplicationsRoom 203 AB
Session chair: Matt Law, UC Irvine, US
1:30Hydrothermal Synthesis of Single Crystalline TiO2 Nanowire arrays on Arbitrary Substrate and its Application in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells
A. Kumar, University of Southern California, US
1:50High-Performance dye-sensitized solar cells with various nanostructured materials as counter electrode
J. Ouyang, National University of Singapore, SG
2:10An Ab Initio Study of CuGaSe2 (001) Surface
S. Chew, L. Liborio, N. Harrison, Imperial College London, UK
2:30Hollow and Ordered Urchin-like ZnO structures by Novel Electrodeposition Method
J. Elias, C. Lévy-Clément, M. Bechelany, J. Michler, G. Wang, Z. Wang, L. Philippe, Empa - Materials Science & Technology, CH
2:50Non-Contact, Printable Metallic Inks for Silicon Solar Cells
J.P. Novak, Y. Li, R. Fink, Applied Nanotech, Inc., US
3:10Efficient Power Transistors in Silicon Carbide for PV applications
M. Reimark, TranSiC, US
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1:30Utility Technology ChallengeRoom 204 C
Session chair: Patti Glaza, CTSI, US
1:30PRD Tech, Inc.
R. Govind, PRD Tech, Inc., US
1:45Parker Hannifin Corporation
D. Thompson, Parker Hannifin Corporation, US
2:00E3 Greentech Enterprises, Inc.
E. Smith, E3 Greentech Enterprises, Inc., US
2:15Air Products & Chemicals, Inc.
R. Vero, Air Products & Chemicals, Inc., US
2:30eMeter
A. Deyonker, eMeter, US
2:45Rainforest Automation
C. Tumpach, Rainforest Automation, Canada
3:00Ballard Power Systems, Inc.
K. Kassam, Ballard Power Systems, Inc., Canada
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2:15TechConnect IP Partnering: Cleantech, Solar & StorageRoom 207 C
Session chair: Tomoya Yamashiki, Toray Industries, JP
2:15Inorganic Bulk Heterojunction Photovoltaics
K. Elcess, Brookhaven Science Associates, US
2:25A novel and very efficient concentrated solar power engine that operates at extremely high temperatures
S. Lux, ETH Zurich - ETH transfer, CH
2:35Automatically Adaptable Light Shelf
M. Mun Thoh, National University of Singapore, SG
2:45Bioelectricity from Direct Carbon Fuel Cells
C. Lantman, SRI International, US
2:55High-Yield Chemical Conversion of Biomass into Biofuels and Value-Added Products
M. Mascal, University of California Davis, US
3:05Carbon Dioxide Sequestration Based Geothermal Power Plant
L. Besemann, University of Minnesota, US
3:10Novel Fabrication Method Of Nanoscale Fibers And Tubes
S. Webster, Florida International University, US
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2:30Cleantech Coffee BreakFoyer 2nd Floor
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3:00Bio EnergyExpo Theater 1
Session chair: Mark Bernstein, USC Energy Institute, US
3:00Electric Power Generation with Torrefied Biomass
J.A. Paoluccio, Inventive Resources Inc., US
3:15Unleashing the Potential of Jatropha
Kirk Haney, SG Biofuels, US
3:30Municipal Waste Plastics to Alternative Energy
M. Sarker, Natural State Research, Inc., US
3:45Unlocking the potential of Algae
R. Youngs, Algaeventure Systems, US
4:00New Generation Biofuels - A Renewable, Cost Effective, Cleaner Burning Replacement for Diesel Fuel
C.J. Claiborne, New Generation Biofuels, US
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3:00Carbon Capture and Power GenerationRoom 202 A
Session chair: Daniel Laird, Sandia National Lab, US
3:00State-of-the-Art Clean Coal Power and Technology Options for CO2 Capture
S. Wu, Hitachi Power Systems America, Ltd., US
3:20Nanostructured Photocatalytic Approach to CO2 Conversion
G. Corti, T. Cantrell, M. Beaux, T. Prakash, D.N. McIlroy, M.G. Norton, GoNano Technologies, US
3:40Economic and Job Impacts of Increased Efficiency in Existing Coal-Fired Power Plants
R.H. Bezdek, R.M. Wendling, MISI, US
4:00Development of a New Experimental Tool To Identify CO2 Absorption Parameters in Aqueous Amine Solutions
C. Wylock, S. Dehaeck, E. Boulay, P. Colinet, B. Haut, Université Libre de Bruxelles, BE
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3:00SupercapacitorsRoom 204 A
Session chair: Mike Masquelier, Redspan, US
3:00Tunable Nanoporous Carbon Based Supercapacitors
R. Dash, O. Kramarenko, L. Weinstein, P. Simon, Y. Gogotsi, Y-Carbon, Inc., US
3:20Printed Supercapacitors Based on Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes on Cloth Fabric and Flexible Substrates
P-C Chen, H. Chen, J. Xu, C. Zhou, University of Southern California, US
3:40Novel High Energy Density Supercapacitors
S. Risser, B. Tan, H. Castaneda, K. Spahr, M. Stasik, Battelle Memorial Institute, US
4:00NGP based Supercapacitor Electrode Material
J. Shi, Angstrom Supercapcitors, US
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3:30Utility Technology ChallengeRoom 204 C
Session chair: Patti Glaza, CTSI, US
3:30Ener-G-Rotors, Inc.
M. Newell, Ener-G-Rotors, Inc., US
3:45Enmetric Systems, Inc.
J. Masters, Enmetric Systems, Inc., US
4:00EchoGen Power Systems, Inc.
M. Persichilli, EchoGen Power Systems, Inc., US
4:15PVT Solar, Inc.
R. Narayanamurthy, PVT Solar, Inc., US
4:30Grid Manager A/S
M. Birkelund, Grid Manager A/S, DK
4:45Prism Solar Technologies
J. Barry, Prism Solar Technologies, US
5:00Envirock
N. Isreal, Envirock, US
5:15QM Power
P. Piper, QM Power, US
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4:00Poster Session and TechConnect Expo (4:00 - 6:00)Expo Hall
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Power Generation & StorageExpo Hall
-Charge/Discharge Property and Cycle Life of Li4Ti5O12/LiCoO2-LiNi1-x-yCoxAlyO2 Cell for Electricity Storage Applications: Effect of Cell Design Parameters
M.-S. Song, Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology, KR
-A Permselective Layered Silicate Modified by Acid-treatment and Its Use for Blocking of Methanol Crossover in DMFC
H. Yoo, J.H. Kim, S-Y. Kwak, Seoul National University, KR
-Size Resolved Kinetics for H2 Generation from Zn Nanocrystals
X. Ma, M.R. Zachariah, University of Maryland, US
-Wirelessly powered miniature wearable vital signs monitor
M. Marzencki, B. Kaminska, Simon Fraser University, CA
-Utilizing Renewable Energy Resources for Distributed Power
K. Kassam, Ballard Power Systems, CA

Wednesday June 23

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8:30Technology & Finance for Smart Grid: Keynote PanelRoom 204 BC
Session chair: Paul Dickerson, Haynes & Boone, US
-J. Silva, On-Ramp Wireless, Inc., US
-M. Breen, Xtreme Power, US
-D. Wood, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, US
-M. Montoya, Southern California Edison, US
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8:30Government & Alternative Commercialization Funding - DOD, NASA, DOE, SBIR & RICRoom 207 D
Session chair: Kelly Carnes, TechVision21, US
8:30DOE SBIR Funding Opportunities
D. Goodwin, US Department of Energy, US
8:50DOD Commercialization Funding Opportunities
F. Barros, US Department of Homeland Security, US
9:10NASA Commercialization Funding Opportunities
R. Pisarski, NASA/Ames, US
9:30Renewable Energy Commercialization
J. Croce, Nevada Institute for Renewable Energy Commercialization, US
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10:00Networking Coffee BreakFoyer 2nd Floor
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10:30Energy Storage: Hydrogen TechnologiesRoom 204 A
Session chair: Monika Willert Porada, Universität Bayreuth, DE
10:30Completion and Operation of the thermo-chemical water splitting sulfur iodine process in a lab scale plant for a continuous hydrogen production
C. Felici, G. Caputo, R. Liberatore, P. Favuzza, A. Giaconia, S. Sau, M. Lanchi, P. Tarquini, ENEA, IT
10:50Green Hydrogen Fueling Station for alternative fuel infrastructure
J. Jangbarwala, Y. Jin, A. Jangbarwala, Energix Research Inc., US
11:10Nanocrystalline NaBH4-enclathrated zeolite SOD: a model for the improvement of safeness and reactivity of boron hydride based hydrogen storage systems
J.-Ch. Buhl, C.H. Rüscher, L. Schomborg, F. Stemme, Leibniz University Hannover, DE
11:30Evaluation of Hydrogen Storage in Clathrate Hydrates: Review of Recent Advances
I.N. Tsimpanogiannis, A.K. Stubos, National Center for Scientific Research “Demokritos”, GR
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10:30The Economics of Solar TechnologiesRoom 204 B
Session chair: Michael Holman, Lux Research, US
-D. Merfeld, GE Global Research Center, US
-C. Hoepfner, Fraunhofer CSE, US
-K. Miller, First Solar, US
-C. Lewis, Solar Junction, Inc., US
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10:30Bio Energy Novel TechnologiesRoom 203 A
Session chair: Halil Berberoglu, The University of Texas at Austin, US
10:30High-Yield Chemical Conversion of Biomass into Biofuels and Value-Added Products
M. Mascal, E.B. Nikitin, University of California, Davis, US
10:50Process Modeling Results of Bio-Syntrolysis: Converting Biomass to Liquid Fuel with High Temperature Steam Electrolysis
G.L. Hawkes, M.G. McKellar, R. Wood, M. Plum, Idaho National Laboratory, US
11:10Biobutanol to BioJet Fuels and More
M.E. Wright, B. Harvey, R. Quintana, US NAVY NAVAIR-NAWCWD, US
11:30Geospatial Analysis and Optimization of Fleet Logistics to Exploit Alternative Fuels and Advanced Transportation Technologies
W. Sparks, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, US
11:50New Generation Biofuels - A Renewable, Cost Effective, Cleaner Burning Replacement for Diesel Fuel
C. Claiborne, New Generation Biofuels, US
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10:30TechConnect Corporate PartneringRoom 207 D
Session chair: Saeed Bagheri, University of Waterloo, CA
10:30Kodak TechConnect Partnering
B. Johnston, Eastman Kodak, US
10:50Toray Industries TechConnect Partnering
T. Yamashiki, Toray Industries America, US
11:10Fuji Electric TechConnect Partnering
K. Mori, Fuji Electric, US
11:30Sanyo TechConnect Partnering
S. Tanimoto, Sanyo, US
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12:00Expo Hall Opens - Lunch (available for purchase in Expo Hall)Expo Hall
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12:30Novel Power & StorageExpo Theater 2
12:30SkyBuilt Power, Leader in Rapidly Deployable Renewable Power
D.J. Muchow, SkyBuilt Power, Inc., US
12:45Overcoming Intermittency Challenges with Large-Scale Energy Storage Systems
C. Coe, Xtreme Power, US
1:00Printable sheets for large scale energy storage-PowerWrapper(tm)
R. Miller, Paper Battery Company, US
1:15Fuel Cells as Part of our Future Energy Landscape
K. Bell, Ballard Power Systems, CA
1:30Solving the “Hydrogen Problem” with Methanol Fuel Cells
S. Malhotra, Oorja Protonics, US
1:45High Throughput Synthesis and Screening for Discovery of Improved Electrode Materials for Lithium-Ion Batteries
B. Li, F. Matsumoto, M. Bailey, S. Kaye, Wildcat Discovery Technologies, US
2:00Repurposing of PEV Batteries for Storage Applications
S. DasGupta, Electrovaya, CA
2:15Novel process of producing Graphite Nanomaterial from Renewable Sources
J. Jangbarwala, Y. Jin, A. Jangbarwala, Catalyx Nanotech Inc., US
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2:15TechConnect IP Partnering: Sensors & MicrosystemsRoom 207 B
Session chair: Brent Segal, Lockheed Martin, US
2:153D MEMS Antenna
E. Sum, Simon Fraser University, CA
2:25Real-time detection of known files over a network
T. Martinuzzo, Univalor, CA
2:35Waveguide Based Biosensors
N. Gadoury, Univalor, CA
2:45Method for simultaneous measurement of gaseous or liquid species concentration and solids fraction
N. Gadoury, Univalor, CA
2:55Miniature Transforming Robot with Ground and Air Locomotion
D. Nugent, University of Minnesota, US
3:05Novel Bioelectronic Photodetector
J. Bindra, WORLDiscoveries, CA
3:15Novel Light-based Micro-Pressure Sensor
J. Bindra, WORLDiscoveries, CA
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1:30Energy Storage & Conversion: Fuel CellsRoom 204 A
Session chair: Monika Willert-Porada, Universität Bayreuth, DE
1:30Molybdenum Dioxide: A Reforming Catalyst for Fuel Flexible Fuel Cells
M.G. Norton, O. Marin-Flores, T.F. Turba, S. Ha, J. Breit, Washington State University, US
1:50Performance Improvement of Fuel Cell using Platinum Functionalized Aligned Carbon Nanotubes
J. Liu, G. Goenaga, D. Liu, Texas A&M University-Kingsville, US
2:10Shape Selective Nano-Catalyst for Direct Methanol Fuel Cells (DMFC) Applications
S. Hunyadi Murph, E.B. Fox, S.M. Serkiz, H. Colon-Mercado, Savannah River National Laboratory, US
2:30Poly(2,5-benzimidazole) Based Polymer Electrolyte Membranes for High Temperature Fuel Cell Applications
X.J. Bao, Q.T. Liu, Loughborough University, UK
2:50Characterizing the Oxygen Reduction Reaction for the Proton Exchange Fuel Cell with with Novel Nanotechnology-based Catalyst Supports
M.N. Groves, A.S.W. Chan, C. Malardier-Jugroot, M. Jugroot, Royal Military College of Canada, CA
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1:30Opportunity and Models for AlgaeRoom 203 A
Session chair: Halil Berberoglu, University of Texas, US
-B. Toyonga, Kent BioEnergy Corporation, US
-M. McCormick, Targeted Growth, US
-R. Youngs, Algaeventure Systems, US
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1:00Anaheim Venture AwardsExpo Theater 1
Session chair: Patti Glaza, CTSI and James Kohlhaas, Lockheed Martin, US
1:05Opening Remarks
C. Pringle, Mayor, City of Anaheim, US
1:15EcoCover
S. Yardley, EcoCover, US
1:30Ener-G-Rotors, Inc
M. Newell, Ener-G-Rotors, Inc., US
1:45Flex Energy
J. Perry, Flex Energy, US
2:00Pace Controls
T. Mills, Pace Controls, US
2:15Prism Solar Technologies
G. Rosenberg, Prism Solar Technologies, Inc., US
2:30A year in the life of a 2009 ACNET Finalist
G. Ayala, Enovative Kontrol Systems, US
2:40TBA
J. Bock, Cal State Fullerton, US
2:45Winners Announced
S. Chun, ACNET City of Anaheim, US
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3:00Novel Solar TechnologiesExpo Theater 2
Session chair: Matt Law, UC Irvine, US
3:00Using an Unique Modular Platform to Expand the Applicability of Solar Power Generation
M. Gumm, SunPods, US
3:15Multi Solar Desalination Plant
A. Elazari, Millennium Electric T.O.U. LTD., IL
3:30Case Study – Making Solar Power Environmentally Friendly
S. Horne, SolFocus, Inc., US
3:45Acquasol’s World First Municipal-Scale Solar Desalination Plant
S. Taggart, Acquasol Infrastructure Ltd., AU
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3:30The Economics of BiofuelsRoom 204 C
Session chair: Mark Allen Berstein, USC Energy Institute, US
-A. Aden, NREL, US
-C. Wheeler, GM Research & Development Center, US
-A. Kinnier, Khosla Ventures, US
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3:30Managing Peak Power - renewables, smart grid & demand managementRoom 204 A
Session chair: Greg Trimarche Bryan Cave LLC, US
-D. Meyers, EnerNOC, US
-G. Troposa, Ice Energy, US
-R. Hledik, The Brattle Group, US
-M. Lane, RTP Controls, US
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3:30Project Financing: Evaluating loan guarantees, tax equity, RE credits in moving the market forwardRoom 204 B
Session chair: Shakil Rahman, Solar Power Partners, US
-M. Haskins, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, LLP, US
-L. Hegedus, Cooley Godward, US
-D. Van’t Hof, US Bancorp, US
-D. Kunhardt, Solar Power Partners, US
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3:30TechConnect Corporate PartneringRoom 207 D
Session chair: Michael Pottenger, University of California Los Angeles, US
3:30Dow TechConnect Partnering
P. Ansems, Dow, US
3:50Omron TechConnect Partnering
D. Uchida, Omron, US
4:10Chevron TechConnect Partnering
T. Unneland, Chevron, US
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3:00Anaheim Venture Awards - Reception with Award Winners (3:00 - 4:00) - Expo Hall Theater 1Expo Theater 1
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4:00Poster Session and TechConnect Expo Reception (4:00 - 6:00) - Expo HallExpo Hall
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Solar and PhotovoltaicsExpo Hall
-The Optical Properties Of Free Standing Titania Nanotube Arrays Fabricated By Electrochemical Anodization
M. AbdElmoula, Northeastern University, US
-Nanostructured hybrid quantum dot – polymer solar cells
C. Bouet, T. Lutz, S.A. Haque, Imperial College London, UK
-Combining solution processed and vacuum deposited layers in small molecule organic solar cell
Y. Kim, Imperial College, UK
-Enhancing Performance of Dye-Sensitized Solar Cell by Eu-Doped Titania Nanorod
H. Hafez, J. Wu, Z. Lan, Q. Li, G. Xie, S. Li, J. Lin, M. Huang, Y. Huang, M. Sabry Abdel-Mottaleb, Huaqiao University, CN
-Growth and characterization pulsed laser deposited ITO/ZnO:Al multilayer thin films for Photovoltaic Applications
J. Xiong, G. Zou, J. Zhai, Y. Zhang, P.C. Dowden, B. Tao, Y. Li, Q. Jia, Los Alamos National Laboratory, US
-Synthesis and Photovoltaic Application of Ternary Lead Chalcogenide Alloy Nanocrystals
D.K. Smith, J.M. Luther, M.C. Beard, O.E. Semonin, A.J. Nozik, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, US
-Ink-printed Cu(In,Ga)Se2 Films for Photovoltaic Devices
J. Chang, J.H. Cha, W.J. Woo, Y.J. Lee, I.G. Kim, J.H. Lee, H.J. Nam, D-Y Jung, Sungkyunkwan University, KR
-Growth of improved ultrathin pristine SnO2 films by electric field modified spray pyrolysis technique
S. Shikha, D.K. Pandya, S.C. Kashyap, S. Chaudhary, IIT Delhi, IN
-Improve of Photovoltaic Performance of Dye-sensitized Solar Cell by Concentrating Solar Energy
Y.W. Kim, E. Cho, S.C. Choi, D.W. Lee, Pusan National University, KR
-Silicon Solar Cell Efficiency Improvement Through Advanced Cleaning Technology
D.A. Bohling, A. Goldstein, H. Treichel, T. Lizard, M.A. George, Sunsonix, US
-The Effects of Gamma Radiation on Silicon Solar Panels
M.A. Iqbal, W. Awais, PUNJAB UNIVERSITY, PK
-Electrodeposition of Si in a non-oxygenated organic solvent
M. Bechelany, P. Brodard, J. Elias, J. Michler, L. Philippe, EMPA, CH
-Transparent polymer photodetector to control electronic devices
K.M. Jeon, Korea advanced institute of science and technology, KR
-Shape Effect on the Reflectance of Sub-Wavelength Structures on Silicon Nitride for Solar Cell Application
K.C. Sahoo, Y. Li, E.Y. Chang, National Chiao Tung University, TW
-Semiconductor Oxide Nanoparticles
A. Sharma, A. Sharma, R. Sharma, AKG College of Engineering, IN
-Characterization of Microcrystalline and Amorphous Thin Film Silicon Devices with Raman Spectroscopy
J. Hodkiewicz, M. Wall, Thermo Fisher Scientific, US
-Photoelectrochemical solar cell study on closely arranged CdSe and Zn doped CdSe vertical nanorod array films
D. Soundararajan, J.K. Yoon, J.H. Park, G.G. Wallace, J.M. Ko, Hanbat National University, KR
-A novel class of fullerene derivatives as electron acceptors in organic solar cells
A. Varotto, F. Wudl, University of California Santa Barbara, US
-Multi Solar (PVT) Air Conditioning System
A. Elazari, Millennium Electric T.O.U. LTD., IL
-Comparing the Efficiency of Silicon Based Solar Cells with Dye Sensitized Solar Cells
K. Magsi, Stony Brook University, US
-Maximum Power Point Tracker Controlling PV Converter. Research and Development Study
M. Dinkova, T. Nedzhip, University of Food Technologies, BG
-Development of the LabVIEW Monitoring System for the Hybrid PV-Wind Energy System
Napat Watjanatepin, Rajamangala University of Technology Suvarnabhumi, TH
-Experimental study of solar spectrum impact on solar cells
X. Song, E.L. Miller, D. Garmire, University of Hawaii at Manoa, US
-The Design and Development of Photovoltaic Electrical Generating System Experimental Set
Napat Watjanatepin, Pakorn Somboonkij, Rajamangala University of Technology Suvarnabhumi, TH
-Staying Alive in a Contracting Market: Solar Power on Brownfields Sites
I. Webster, R. Potter, Project Navigator, US
-Decreasing Performance of An Amorphous Silicon Grid-connected System That was Install in Thailand
Napat Watjanatepin, Rajamangala University of Technology Suvarnabhumi, TH
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Renewables and Bio EnergyExpo Hall
-Kitenergy: a radical innovation in wind energy generation
L. Fagiano, M. Milanese, D. Piga, Politecnico di Torino, IT
-Low-cost 3D Wind Anemometers for Architectural Wind Modeling and Prediction
J. Hirano, D. Garmire, University of Hawaii at Manoa, US
-Wind Energy Potential Estimation in India
S. VijayaVenkataRaman, S. Iniyan, L. Suganthi, R. Goic, ANNA UNIVERSITY CHENNAI, INDIA, IN
-New Process for Production of Bio-Diesel from Vegetable Oil
G. Caputo, A. Giaconia, S. Sau, C. Felici, M. Lanchi, P. Tarquini, ENEA, IT
-Analysis of a Onshore Wind Farm in India for Sustainable Development
S. Iniyan, ANNA UNIVERSITY CHENNAI, INDIA, IN
-Segregation of Binary Mixtures of Biomass Wastes in Clean Technology of Spouted Bed
M.J. San José, S. Alvarez, L.B. López, H. Altzibar, Universidad del Pais Vasco, ES
-Pervaporation of n-Butanol by ZSM-5 Zeolite Membrane
C. Kong, M. Cho, Y. Lee, Chungnam National University, KR
-Development of ceramic support for methane reformer from alkali aluminosilicates
B. Martinello Savi, W. Fernandes Silvano, L. da Silva, A.M. Bernardin, University of the Extreme South of Santa Catarina, BR
-Replacing natural gas with biogas in the methanol production
A. Kovac Kralj, Univerity of Maribor, SI
-Biomethane as a substitute for natural gas
N.A. Moreira, Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, PT
-New Kalina Cycle Systems for Biomass Applications
A. Kalina, KALEX LLC, US
-Diesel Production from Waste Disposal using Catalytic Dissociation on Mn-zeolite Catalyst
M.C. Kim, K.B. Lee, Cheongju University, KR
-Generation of Transportation Fuel from Solid Municipal Waste Plastics
M. Sarker, Natural State Research, Inc., US
-Effect of EGR on Cylinder pressure, Heat Release and Delay Period Using Biodiesel as Fuel for Diesel Engine
M.S. Shehata, Benha University, EG
-Emission and Performance Characteristics for multi Cylinder Spark Ignition Engine
M.S. Shehata, S.M. Abdel Razek, Benha University, EG
-Cylinder Pressure, Heat Release, Specific Heat Ratio and Duration of Combustion for Spark Ignition Engine
M.S. Shehata, Benha University, EG
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Energy Storage & Fuel CellsExpo Hall
-Electrochemical Process for Ammonia Production and Direct Ammonia Fuel Cell for Power Generation
T. Aulich, A. Ignatchenko, J. Jiang, University of North Dakota, US
-MgB2 Superconducting Applications to the Flywheels Energy Storage Systems
G. Giunchi, E. Perini, EDISON SpA, IT
-Utilization the heat accumulator in large heating system
W. Bujalski, K. Badyda, J. Milewski, M. Warchol, Warsaw University of Technology, PL
-Nanoporous hydrous RuO2 for electrochemical capacitors
H.S. Nam, J.K. Yoon, J.S. Kown, Y.I. Kim, J.M. Ko, J.D. Kim, Hanbat National University, KR
-High Throughput Synthesis and Screening for Discovery of Improved Electrode Materials for Lithium-Ion Batteries
B. Li, F. Matsumoto, M. Bailey, S. Kaye, Wildcat Discovery Technologies, US
-Electrocatalytic properties of CNF supported nanocrystalline Pt-Ni electro catalyst for direct ethanol fuel cell
Y.I. Kim, D. Soundararajan, Y.J. Kim, G.G. Wallace, J.M. Ko, Hanbat National University, KR
-High Performance Solid Polymer Electrolyte Membranes Prepared from Polyether Ether Ketone Composites
G.M. Wu, I.C. Hsu, S.J. Lin, Chang Gung University, TW
-Exploiting Multi Walled Carbon Nanotubes (MWCNTs) in Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cells (PEMFCs)
A. Kurtoglu, E. Ahmad, M. Shaffer, A.R.J. Kucernak, IMPERIAL COLLEGE LONDON, UK
-Solid Oxide Fuel Cell in the hybrid system – selection of the size and configuration
J. Milewski, Warsaw University of Technology, PL
-Polymer Nanocomposites: Characterization, Applications
A. Sharma, A. Sharma, R. Sharma, AKG College of Engineering, IN
-Polymer Nanocomposites: Structure, synthesis
A. Sharma, R. Sharma, Nanotechnology Lab, IN
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HydrogenExpo Hall
-Hydrogen Extraction From Methane
S. Simms, EnerGreenCo, US
-Coating Powdered Copper Catalyst with Yttria Sol for H2 Production
K-Y Chen, C-C Shen, J-H Wang, C-T Yeh, Yuan Ze University, TW
-Synthesis of Nano-Sized Nio Powder for Anode Functional Layer of Sofc by Using Pulsed Wire Evaporation (PWE) Method
T-H Lim, H-W Kim, S-J Park, S-B Lee, R-H Song, D-R Shin, Korea Institute of Energy Research, KR
-Eco-efficiency measurement for Hydrogen as an alternative public transportation fuel
K-H Cha, J-Y Lee, T. Hur, Konkuk University, KR
-Operation Characteristics of 1.3KW Class Anode-Supported Flat Tubular SOFC Stack
T-H Lim, J-L Park, S-J Park, S-B Lee, R-H Song, D-R Shin, Korea Institute of Energy Research, KR
-Propagation and Emissions of Ammonia-substituted Hydrogen/Air Flames
J.H. Lee, S.I. Lee, O.C. Kwon, Sungkyunkwan University, KR
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Nanotech & Cleantech for Oil & GasExpo Hall
-Nanoparticles: Promising Solution to Overcome Stern Drilling Problems
J. Abdo, M. Danish, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman, OM
-High-temperature Desulfurization with Nanosize ZnO
T.C. Wang, H.Y. Kang, H.P. Wang, J.G. Jou, J.L. Wei, National Cheng Kung University, TW
-The influence of surface termination on growth of cupper clusters
L. Xiao, J. Srinivasan, L. Subramanian, Accelrys, Inc, US
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Cleantech in Traditional Power GenerationExpo Hall
-Fusion Fission Hybrid Reactor using IEC Fusion Driver Technology to enable High Support Ratio Systems
G.H. Miley, H. Leon, H. Momota, H. Hora, P.J. Shrestha, University of Illinois, US
-Economic Assessment of a Conceptual Biomass to Liquids Bio-Syntrolysis Plant
M.M. Plum, G.L. Hawkes, Idaho National Laboratory, US
-Deuteron Beam Driven Fast Ignition
X. Yang, G.H. Miley, K.A. Flippo, H. Hora, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, US
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6:00TechConnect Innovation Showcase Reception (6:00 - 8:00) - Ballroom 3rd FloorBallroom BC

Thursday June 24

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8:30Cleantech KeynotesBallroom A
Session chair: Patti Glaza, CTSI, US
8:30Commercialization Programs at ARPA-E
S.J. Wagle, ARPA-E, US
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9:00Cleantech Keynote Panel: Hottest clean technologies for VCs - who will they fund next?Ballroom A
Session chair: Andrew Heckler, Brightfield Energy, US
-S. Goldberg, Venrock, US
-D. Malkani, RockPort Capital Partners, US
-A. Wong, D.E. Shaw & Co., L.P., US
-D. Dreesen, Battery Ventures, US
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10:00TechConnect Innovation Showcase Coffee Break - Ballroom 3rd FloorBallroom BC
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10:30Nanotech and Cleantech for Oil & GasRoom 207 C
Session chair: Matt Laudon, NSTI, US
10:30Novel Surfactants for Enhanced Oil Recovery
P.H. Shepard, Novomer, Inc., US
10:50Synthesis and characterization of cation-exchanged laponite nanohybrids for use as drilling fluid viscosifier
T.X. Phuoc, Y. Soong, M.K. Chyu, National Energy Technology Lab, US
11:10Microkinetic Study of Oxygenate and Hydrocarbon Formation from Syngas on Rhodium and Cobalt Surfaces: Effect of Site Structure on Catalytic Cycles
N. Kapur, C. Sampara, X. Hao, J. Hyun, B. Shan, J.B. Nicholas, B. Davis, K. Cho, Nanostellar Inc., US
11:30Stability of Aqueous Silica Nanoparticle Dispersions under Subsurface Conditions
C.O. Metin, Q.P. Nguyen, L.W. Lake, The University of Texas at Austin, US
11:50Influence of Nanoparticles Dispersion on Viscosity of POE Oil Based Nanofluids
S. Bobbo, L. Fedele, A. Benetti, L. Colla, S. Barison, M. Fabrizio, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, IT
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10:30Novel Energy Storage TechnologiesRoom 203 AB
10:30New Class of Electrode Material Offers Potential to Fast Track Commercial Production of Advanced Lithium-Ion Batteries
B. Jang, Nanotech Instruments, US
10:50Identification of Battery Models for Enhanced Battery Management
M. Sitterly, L.Y. Wang, Wayne State University, US
11:10Activation of Phosphate Olivines LiMPO4 (M = Fe, Mn) by Functionalized Carbon Nanotubes: Application for Cathode Materials of Li-Ion Battery
L. Kavan, J. Heyrovsky Institute of Physical Chemistry, CZ
11:30Direct Methanol Fuel Cells for UAV Propulsion
K. McGrath, J. Chrostowski, QuantumSphere, Inc., US
11:50Regenerative Fuel Cell Energy Storage Technology for use with Renewable Energy Sources
G.H. Miley, N. Luo, K-J Kim, University of Illinois, US
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10:30TechConnect Corporate PartneringRoom 207 D
Session chair: Dave Gibbons, University of California, San Diego, US
10:30Honda TechConnect Partnering
N. Sugimoto, Honda Strategic Venturing, US
10:50Applied Materials TechConnect Partnering
C. Moran, Applied Materials Ventures, US
11:10Samsung TechConnect Partnering
B. Byun, Samsung Ventures, US
11:30Panasonic TechConnect Partnering
I. Nydick, Panasonic Ventures Group, US
11:50Siemens TechConnect Partnering
S. Heuser, Siemens, US
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12:00Lunch (TechConnect Innovation Showcase - Ballroom BC, lunch for purchase)Ballroom BC
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1:30TechConnect Ventures: Cleantech Storage & PowerRoom 207 C
Session chair: Dhiraj Malkani, Rockport Capital, US
1:30Paper Battery Company Inc
S. Mehta, Paper Battery Company, US
1:40Yunasko
A. Shnaydruk, Yunasko, UA
1:50Graphene Energy Inc
D. Agnihotri, Graphene Energy Inc, US
2:00Anzode
C. Officer, Anzode, US
2:10Angstron Supercapacitor Co
R. Beech, Angstron Supercapacitor Co., US
2:20NanoeXa, Inc
J. Chen, NanoeXa, Inc, US
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3:00TechConnect Ventures: Cleantech Efficiency, Grid & TransportationRoom 207 C
Session chair: Cheemin Bo-Linn, Peritus Partners, Inc., US
3:00ThinkEco Inc
M. Shibata, ThinkEco, Inc., US
3:10EcoThermics Corporation
M. Rocke, EcoThermics Corporation, US
3:20Ener-G-Rotors, Inc
T. Eveleth, Ener-G-Rotors, Inc., US
3:30AC Research Lab, Inc
T. Vo, AC Research Lab, Inc., US
3:40Motiv Power Systems, Inc
J. Castelaz, Motiv Power Systems, Inc., US
3:50Tour Engine, Inc
O. Tour, Tour Engine, Inc., US
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1:30Grid Storage: State of IndustryRoom 203 AB
Session chair: Mindi Farber-DeAnda, SAIC, US
-J. Lin, CA Energy Storage Alliance, US
-F. Goodman, Sempra Utilities, US
-S. Tobias, National Grid, US
-S. Clarke, Applied Intellectual Capital, US
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1:30Solar: Novel Technologies and Materials for Advanced PerformanceRoom 204 A
Session chair: Mike Masquelier, Redspan, US
1:30From Qualification Testing Towards Service Life Assessment of PV-modules
M. Koehl, Fraunhofer-Institut für Solare Energiesysteme ISE, DE
1:50Overview of Photovoltaic R&D Trends and DuPont Focus Areas
T.R. Earnest Jr., J.A. Sternberg, DuPont Photovoltaic Solutions (DPVS), US
2:10Concentration Photovoltaic Technology
E. Chen, Everphoton, TW
2:30Improving CPV Performance and Reliability with a Nano-Engineered Thermal Management Material
N. Jiang, R. Fink, J.P. Novak, Y. Li, Applied Nanotech, Inc., US
2:50Characterization of c-Si, Thin Film a-Si, and CIGS Solar Materials using SIMS, TOF-SIMS, TEM, Auger and GDMS
G. Mount, R. Michel, U. Sharma, J. Moskito, K. Putyera, L. Wang, T. Buyuklimanli, Evans Analytical Group, US
3:10Improving the conversion efficiency of the polycrystalline silicon thin film solar cells by rapid thermal annealing and hydrogen plasma treatment
Y.J. Lee, D.J. Lee, I.M. Sung, J.H. Baek, M.S. Hwang, J.M. Jo, K.H. Kim, S.H. Roh, Y.H. Lee, S.W. Lee, D.J. Kim, K.S. Lim, TG Solar Corporation, KR
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3:00BreakFoyer 2nd Floor
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3:30Energy Storage: Top TechnologiesRoom 203 AB
Session chair: Wayne Gears, CAMG, US
3:30Constructed wetlands for management of desalting concentrates
J. Heinzmann, Altairnano, Inc., US
3:50Lead-acid Battery to Lithium-ion Battery for Load Leveling of Renewable Energy
M. Hiratani, Shin-Kobe Electric Machinery Co., Ltd., JP
4:10Flywheel Clean Energy Storage; Facility, Mobility and Beyond
C. Williamson, Pentadyne Power Corporation, US
4:30Materials Science and 21st Century Market Disruption
C. Wheaton, EnerG2, US
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4:00TechConnect Ventures: Cleantech Remediation, Purification & Alternative FuelsRoom 207 A
Session chair: Armin Volkel, PARC, US
4:00Solegria Solutions, LLC
J. Black, Solegria Solutions, LLC, US
4:10EnerGreenCo
S.P. Sims, EnerGreenCo, US
4:20FlexEnergy LLC
P. Fukumoto, FlexEnergy LLC, US
4:30Natural State Research, Inc
M. Sarker, Natural State Research, Inc., US
4:40Power Ecalene Fuels, Inc
G. Jackson, Power Ecalene Fuels, Inc., US
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4:00TechConnect Ventures: Cleantech Renewable PowerRoom 207 B
Session chair: Purnesh Seegopaul, Pangaea Ventures, US
4:00Hawaii Oceanic Technology, Inc
P. Troy, Hawaii Oceanic Technology, Inc., US
4:10Hydrovolts
B. Hammer, Hydrovolts, US
4:20Windation Energy Systems
M. Sheihkrezai, Windation Energy Systems, US
4:30Sky WindPower
L. Shepard, Sky WindPower, US
4:40Sunsonix
H. Treichel, Sunsonix, US
4:50Prism Solar Technologies
J. Barry, Prism Solar Technologies, Inc., US
5:00SkyBuilt Power
D. Muchow, SkyBuilt Power, US
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5:00TechConnect Investment Networking Reception - Second FloorFoyer 2nd Floor
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