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  • MD5 hackathon/ nyc_ /F16
    October 14, 2016
    10:00am - 3:00pm

    Register (Free)

    Join MD5 Beta on October 14 - 16 to celebrate the launch of the MD5 National Security Technology Accelerator with the first hackathon event. Over three days you’ll tackle some of the toughest Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) challenges facing modern urban centers.
    Winning teams will receive up to $15K to further develop their ideas.
  • The Future of the Energy Grid
    October 14, 2016
    9:30am - 11:00am

    Register (Free)

    The Center on Global Energy Policy is pleased to host Nick Akins, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of American Electric Power (AEP) for a presentation on the future of the US energy grid. AEP is one of the largest electric utilities in the United States, serving nearly 5.4 million customers in 11 states. Center Inaugural Fellow David Sandalow will moderate the discussion following Mr. Akins's remarks.

  • Patent 101
    October 14, 2016
    11:00am - 12:00pm

    Register (Free) 

    As the Columbia technology transfer experience demonstrates, patents can provide a successful vehicle for generating research funding for university inventions. Unfortunately, many seemingly harmless events occurring after the conception of an invention can jeopardize the right to file for a patent. Jeffrey M. Sears, PhD, Chief Patent Counsel for Columbia University, will present a patent law primer focusing on what you need to know to preserve patent protection for your inventions.

  • REV2016 Conference & Expo
    October 13, 2016
    7:30am - 2:30pm


    The 2016 Renewable Energy Vermont Conference & Expo (REV2016) is Vermont’s annual convention bringing together key players in the clean energy sector. This year's conference will take place on October 13 & 14 at the Sheraton Hotel and Conference Center in Burlington, VT. The conference highlights current energy challenges, Vermont’s leadership role in the energy industry, and the steps needed to implement an integrated energy infrastructure.

  • Energy Leaders Forum in New York City
    October 13, 2016
    6:45pm - 8:00pm


    The Center on Global Energy Policy is honored to welcome Dr. Ernest J. Moniz as guest speaker at the annual Energy Leaders Forum in New York City. 
  • SXSW Eco
    October 10, 2016
    12:00am - 12:00am

    Register ($295-$495)

    SXSW Eco® features three days of collaborative programming for business leaders, policy makers, innovators and designers to connect and advance solutions driving economic, environmental and social change. Join us in Austin for provocative panels, in-depth workshops, one-on-one networking events and parties.

  • PowerBridgeNY Pre-Proposal Application Closes
    October 07, 2016
    3:00pm - 3:00pm
  • WomanCon 2016
    October 06, 2016
    8:00am - 5:00pm


    Womancon is a women’s entrepreneurship media and content company that offers women entrepreneurs the tools, resources, relationship building and inspiration needed to effectively start, grow and thrive as business owners.  Womancon brings together experts from a variety of disciplines to provide actionable advice to the women’s entrepreneurial community.  In 2015, we will be hosting the third annual womancon2015 conference on September 29, 2015 in NYC. To learn more about Womancon and to register for the annual conference, please

  • AWEA Wind Energy Finance & Investment Conference 2016
    October 05, 2016
    1:00pm - 5:30pm

    Register ($1349-$2299)

    Join the thriving network of bankers, financial leaders, developers, corporate buyers and decision makers slated to join this event October 5-6.  Power business connections and obtain up to minute market updates on public markets, tax equity, debt markets, M&A outlook and more during the AWEA Wind Energy Finance & Investment Conference.

  • 2016 EBA Mid-Year Energy Forum
    October 05, 2016
    8:30am - 9:30pm

    Register ($300-$1275)

    The 2016 EBA Mid-Year Energy Forum on October 5-6, 2016 at the Renaissance Hotel in Washington, DC. The event will provide two full days of discussions focused on the legal issues related to all aspects of energy law, as well as ample networking opportunities with professionals and law practitioners in the energy space. Information is being added to our event homepage daily, so be sure to check for updates. Each year, the EBA Mid-Year Forum welcomes 400 attendees and is approved for approximately 10-15 hours of MCLE credit, and an additional 1.5 hours of ethics credit.

  • NEXUS-NY Demo Day 2016
    October 05, 2016
    5:00pm - 9:00pm

    Register (Free)

    See promising clean energy startups, enjoy local Beer – Music – Food Trucks!

    NEXUS-NY will be showcasing some of the area’s most exciting clean energy start-up companies. The event is a rare opportunity to hear company updates, see technology demonstrations, and meet company founders.


    October 05, 2016
    8:30am - 4:30pm

    Register (Free)

    The 2016 New England Regional Innovation Summit is a two-day engagement opportunity for technology innovators and entrepreneurs. This effort, spearheaded by the SBA Office of Investment and Innovation (OII), is a coordinated effort amongst participating SBIR/STTR agencies to continually engage, identify, and encourage participation in the SBIR/STTR programs. The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs, affectionately referred as America’s Seed Fund, play an instrumental role in providing early stage, non-dilutive, research and development capital which spurs small advanced technology firms’ innovations. Annually more than $2.5 billion non-diluted in early stage research and development funding is provided through these programs.

  • AWEA Wind Energy Finance & Investment Conference 2016
    October 05, 2016
    1:30pm - 5:30pm


    Join the thriving network of bankers, financial leaders, developers, corporate buyers and decision makers slated to join this event October 5-6.  Power business connections and obtain up to minute market updates on public markets, tax equity, debt markets, M&A outlook and more during the AWEA Wind Energy Finance & Investment Conference.
    Attendees will gain fresh and important insights into investor timelines, explore emerging markets for investors and developers, examine how policy impacts wind industry finance, learn how to maximize growth trends.  Whether you are already in the business of wind, or considering investing in this energy sector, you won't want to miss this timely new program detailing how to capitalize on the multi-billion dollar wind energy finance industry.   
  • Energy Storage North America
    October 04, 2016
    1:00pm - 3:30pm


    Energy Storage North America (Oct 4-6, 2016, in San Diego, California) is North America’s largest energy storage conference and exhibition, recognized and recommended for its focus on projects, customers, and deal-making. More than 2,000 attendees from dozens of countries will come together to learn, strategize, network, and ultimately shape this fast-growing market.

  • Cornell Energy Connection
    September 30, 2016
    8:00am - 12:00pm

    More Info 

    The 7th annual CEC event titled, Transformation and Turbulence in the Energy Industry, featuring keynote speaker, Katherine Hamilton (BA ’83), Principal at 38 North Solutions and member of The Energy Gang Podcast. Also joining us is Jigar Shah, Co-founder of Generate Capital and member of The Energy Gang Podcast.

  • Smart Grid Customer Education Symposium
    September 29, 2016
    8:00am - 7:00pm

    Register ($499)

    the sixth annual Smart Grid Customer Education Symposium, the premier industry event focused on best practices in smart grid education and engagement. This year’s event will be hosted by PECO, part of the Exelon family of companies. From education design to measuring behavior change, this annual event covers all aspects of smart grid 
    customer education.

  • Convertible Notes for Startups: Lunch & Learn with Mintz Levin
    September 29, 2016
    12:00pm - 1:00pm

    Register (Free)

    Join Columbia Technology Ventures for a lunch event featuring emerging growth advisors and creators of Mintz Levin's MintzEdge program ( Daniel DeWolf, Samuel Effron, and Jay Clare. Together, the MintzEdge team will discuss the ins and outs of convertible notes for startups, including the advantages and disadvantages from a legal and funding perspective.

  • New York REV & The Role of Active Network Management
    September 28, 2016
    12:15pm - 5:15pm

    Register (students $250 - regular $350)

    Join Smarter Grid Solutions on Wednesday, September 28 and receive Professional Development Hours credit!

    Workshop Agenda:

    12:15pm - 12:45pm: Welcome
    12:45pm - 1:30pm: Overview & Market Context
    1:30pm - 2:45pm: Hosting Capacity & Active Network Management Technology
    2:45pm - 3:15pm: REV & Potential Market Opportunities
    3:45pm - 5:15pm: Case Studies & Demos

  • New York REV Future 2016
    September 27, 2016
    8:00am - 12:00pm

    Register ($795-$995)

    Building on last year’s sold out conference, REV Future 2016 will bring together key stakeholders, technology providers, utilities and state policy makers to discuss actionable business strategies to operationalize the ongoing initiative for a clean, resilient and affordable system in New York.


  • NextGen Cleantech
    September 22, 2016
    5:00pm - 9:00pm

    Register (Free) 

    Join us at NextGen Cleantech, an exciting Startups Showcase and pitch event co-hosted byPowerBridgeNY and NEXUS-NY.  NextGen Cleantech will feature innovative and ground-breaking cleantech spinning out of New York's leading research institutions - this will be is a rare opportunity to see many up and coming cleantech companies all in one place and meet the founders who are making it all happen.

    Join us for a night of cutting edge innovation and register today.

    Event Schedule:

    5:00 – 6:30 - Registration

    5:00 – 7:00 - Startups Showcase

    7:00 – 8:30pm - Speaking program including company pitches

    8:30 pm – 9:00pm – More networking and showcasing