Clean Energy Entrepreneur Workshop
Tuesday, August 9, 2022
9:00 AM – 4:30 PM
The 4th annual Clean Energy Entrepreneur Workshop will bring together entrepreneurs, UW students and faculty, industry leaders, and investment groups from across the US.
Three sessions of talks will cover cleantech business resources, hot trends in climate tech innovation, and the entrepreneur experience. Join us this summer to connect with and learn from clean energy leaders.
9:30 AM – 9:45 AM – Welcome and opening remarks
Professor Daniel Schwartz, Director, UW Clean Energy Institute
9:45 – 10:30 AM – Keynote talk
Sridhar Deivasigamani, Co-Founder and CEO, Intellihot, Inc.
10:40 – 11:40 AM – Entrepreneur Experience Panel
Barbara Barclay, CEO, Somalytics, Inc.
Volha Hrechka, Director of Business Development, Intellectual Ventures
Elisa La Cava, Investor, Madrona Venture Group
Moderator: Amy Sallin, Director, Buerk Center for Entrepreneurship
11:40 AM – 12:30 PM – Lunch
Featured Lunch Brief: Adina Mangubat, Entrepreneur in Residence, AirMiners
12:30 – 1:30 PM – Startup Resources Panel
Rachelle Ames, VP of Economic Development, CleanTech Alliance
Josh Carter, Director – Blue Ventures, Washington Maritime Blue
Leon Wolf, Federal Funding Assistance Manager, VertueLab
Moderator: Michael Pomfret, Managing Director, Washington Clean Energy Testbeds
1:40 – 2:40 PM – Hot Topics in Climate Tech Panel
Misha Lujan, Director of Cluster Initiatives, Sustainable Aviation Technologies and Energies Cluster, Aerospace Futures Alliance
Jerry Schwartz, CEO, Ecellix, Inc.
Matt Wegworth, Vice President Dawson Ventures, McKinstry
Moderator: Thomas Madden, Entrepreneur-in-Residence, Washington Clean Energy Testbeds; CTO, Advanced Cell Engineering
2:40 – 2:50 PM – Closing Remarks
Professor J. Devin McKenzie, Technical Director, Washington Clean Energy Testbeds
2:50 AM – 4:00 PM Networking Session
*Free for UW students, postdocs, faculty, and staff. Email email@example.com for registration code.