Tech Week 2008 (10/22/08) – Program Schedule

    LOS ANGELES COUNTY TECHNOLOGY WEEK CELEBRATING THE 10TH ANNIVERSARY OFTHE BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY CENTER WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2008 

PRELIMINARY PROGRAM SCHEDULE

11:00 AM
Registration and Networking
12:00  PM
Lunch Program
  
Introduction and Welcome          
Keynote Speaker:  Steve Glenn, Founder and CEO of LivingHomes, LLC, Tech Week’s Clean Tech CEO of the Year

 2:00 PM Transportation and Energy Track           
               
L.A. the Automobile and the 21st Century 
Moderator: Dan Neil, Pulitzer Prize Winner,   L.A. Times Automobile Columnist 
Panel Members:       
 
Geoff Wardle, Art Center College of Design
  Dave Barthmuss, GM, Western Region Group  
  Manager, Environment & Energy Policy               
    Entrepreneurial Track

Funding Early Stage Tech Companies:

What’s Hot, What’s Not and What’s New   

Moderator: Joe Platnick, Pasadena Angels

 Panel Members:      John Isaacson, Chairman, Pasadena Angels     Al Schneider, President, Tech Coast Angels     Phil Ressler, CEO, Big Stage Entertainment  3:30 PM         Transportation and Energy Track                     Sustainable Energy Technologies Forum 
Moderator: Ben Kuo, SoCalTech  
Panel Members:   
Michael Bissonette, Aerovironment
Rao Surampudi, JPL  
Gregg Ander, So. Cal. Edison  
Deep Patel, GoGreenSolar                                             
                        
John Howard, Distributed World Power                
                                                                                                
   
Entrepreneurial Track  Am I and My Company Protected?   Where tech companies are most vulnerable and what to do about it.    Moderator:  Louis Dienes, Jeffer Mangels Butler & Marmaro LLP    Panel Members:   Tom Daly, Christie Parker &  Hale  
Scott Alderton, Stubbs Alderton & Markiles
  
Brad Schwartz, Strategic Law Partners      

Deborah Feldman, Bordner/Feldman, LLP                                                                  

5:00 PM 

Conclusion

EXHIBITS 11:00 AM          Exhibits Open 
5:00 PM          Exhibits Close

 

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