US-China Green Energy Council (UCGEC) Green Building/Eco-City Seminar Series:07/21/2009 - 07/21/2009

US-China Green Energy Council (UCGEC)
Green Building/Eco-City Seminar Series:
No.1:  Overview – Integrating Policy, Standards, Design and Incentives in US and China
This seminar will lay out the key issues in sustainable design for buildings  and cities from the perspectives of policy, standards, investments and project management. Future seminars will dig deeper into each of these and will explore profitable ways to partner with local ecosystems.
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July 21 (Tuesday), 6:00PM – 9:00PM
Conference Room Terrace 2D
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
950 Page Mill Road
Palo Alto, CA

6:00-6:30pm: Registration, light dinner and networking
Event Moderator: James Caldwell, Chair, Green Building/Eco-city Group, UCGEC
6:30-6:35 pm:   Welcome and Overview, by James Caldwell
6:35-6:55 pm:  Creating Green Building Standards for Private Development, by Joseph Horwedel, Director
Planning, Building and Code Enforcement
6:55-7:15 pm:  The new LEED 3.0 standard and its practical implications, by Mary Davidge, VP for Education,
 US Green Building Council – Northern California Silicon Valley Division
7:15-7:35 pm:  Investing in Green Buildings and Eco-cities in the US and China, by Bryant Tong,
Executive Director and Partner, Nth Power V.
7:35-7:55 pm:  Greening Global Cities, by Jacinta McCann, FAILA, LEED AP, Director AECOM Design
 USA, Western Region
7:55-8:30 pm:  Open panel discussion and Q&A
8:30-9:00 pm:  Networking

Who Should Attend:
? Entrepreneurs, researchers, and engineers seeking the newest ideas in the cleantech sector
? Investors, attorneys, and other professionals interested in green energy challenges and opportunities
? Urban Designers, Architects, Building Engineers, Project Managers  and Real Estate Developers

Early Bird* (by July 18)      After July 18
General Pass    $25        $40 (At Door Cash only)
Student Pass  $10       $40 (At Door Cash only)
UCGEC/HYSTA Member Discount: 20%; UCGEC Partner Organization Member Discount: 10%

Organizer: US-China Green Energy Council (UCGEC)
Founded in Silicon Valley in 2008, UCGEC is a leading non-profit organization that connects U.S. and Chinese
individuals interested in green energy. The mission of UCGEC is to facilitate and sponsor high impact cleantech collaborative initiatives and projects between the U.S. and China, and to serve as a platform for the integration of policy, business, investment, and R&D projects for the two countries. 

Co-Organizer: HYSTA (Hua Yuan Science and Technology Association)
HYSTA aims to promote entrepreneurialism and career development among Chinese professionals in Silicon Valley, and to facilitate networking and exchange of business ideas among successful Chinese entrepreneurs and executives in the Silicon Valley and mainland China