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FIRESIDE CHAT SOLD OUT!  Tune in LIVE on April 30 at 4:45 pm EDT --

Now in its 5th year, the MIT Clean Energy Prize Program is an exciting, annual collaboration between the MIT Clean Energy Prize, MIT Enterprise Forum, and NSTAR, featuring a free, exhibition-style showcase of student-driven companies competing for the illustrious $200,000 MIT Clean Energy Prize.    

Following the showcase, attend a fireside chat with Bill Joy, cofounder of Sun Microsystems and partner at Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield, and Byers, and Jason Pontin, chairman of the MIT Enterprise Forum and editor in chief and publisher of Technology Review-- who will discuss the difficulties of building sustainable economic models for clean energy.  Joy and Pontin will examine the potential of new technologies and describe career opportunities in clean energy.

The Clean Energy program seeks to address the technological and economic challenges facing the future of clean energy.  We hope you will join us April 30th at the Hilton Hotel - Back Bay in Boston, Massachusetts for what promises to be an enlightening, engaging, and hopeful day of thoughtful discussion on the future of clean energy. 

Agenda and Admission

Clean Energy Fireside Chat with Bill Joy and Jason Pontin - SOLD OUT

 Tune in LIVE on April 30 at 4:45 pm EDT --

The Future of Clean Energy:  The Economic Imperative


Bill Joy, partner at Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield, and Byers joined the company in 2005 in its Greentech Practice. He helped develop KPCB’s strategy of funding game-changing technologies broadly addressing the twin problems of climate change and sustainability. He is working on ventures in areas such as wind, solar and thermoelectric power generation; low-cost electrical energy storage; renewable fuels and green chemicals from non-fuel sources; low-embodied-energy materials; energy-efficient electronics; and other areas.


As editor in chief and publisher, Jason Pontin is responsible for the editorial direction of the award-winning magazine Technology Review and Pontin took on the role of publisher in September 2005, overseeing all aspects of the company’s growth strategy, which includes a rapidly expanding website, specialty e-newsletters, an aggressive international expansion, and signature events, such as the annual Emerging Technologies Conference at MIT.

Clean Energy Fireside Chat with Bill Joy and Jason Pontin - Live Webcast

Registration for "The Future of Clean Energy: The Economic Imperative" webcast is now closed. Tune in LIVE on April 30 at 4:45 pm EDT --  Note: You will be asked to provide your email address.

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Contact Information

Rebecca Bell
MIT Enterprise Forum
c/o Technology Review, 1 Main St., 13th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02142
Date & Location

Date: 4/30/2012
Location: Hilton Hotel - Back Bay
40 Dalton St.
Boston, MA 02115
P: 617-236-1100

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