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

By October 17, 2008 No Comments

    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