Clean Technology 2010


Symposium Chair

Monika Willert-Porada Monika Willert-Porada
Professor in Materials Processing
Universität Bayreuth, Germany

Symposium Sessions

Tuesday June 22

12:30 Clean Alternative Fuels
1:30 TechConnect Innovation Session
2:15 TechConnect IP Partnering: Cleantech, Solar & Storage
2:30 Cleantech Coffee Break
4:00 Poster Session and TechConnect Expo (4:00 - 6:00)

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
1:30 Energy Storage & Conversion: Fuel Cells
4:00 Poster Session and TechConnect Expo Reception (4:00 - 6:00) - Expo Hall
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
5:00 TechConnect Investment Networking Reception - Second Floor

Symposium Program

Tuesday June 22

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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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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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4:00Poster Session and TechConnect Expo (4:00 - 6:00)Expo Hall

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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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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4:00Poster Session and TechConnect Expo Reception (4:00 - 6:00) - Expo HallExpo Hall
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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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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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5:00TechConnect Investment Networking Reception - Second FloorFoyer 2nd Floor


Hydrogen fuel is approaching the edge of surging into industry, transportation and home us as a accessible source of energy. This symposium explores the state-of-art in hydrogen technology ranging from production and storage to applications into across all sectors. We welcome your submission and look forward to your participation.

*If interested in organizing a specific business panel or symposium, please contact Regina Ramazzini .

Topics & Application Areas

  • Hydrogen Generation & Production Methods
  • Fuel Conversion
  • Hydrogen Storage
  • Hydrogen Applications
  • Other
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