San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
The Energy Institute Young Professionals Network (YPN) and Institute of Directors Young Directors’ Forum (YDF) have a great pleasure to invite you to our joint conference taking place on the evening of 18th November 2016. The event will conclude the Global Entrepreneurship Week 2016 and will introduce the topic of Leadership & Entrepreneurship in the context of the cities of the future.
We will be exploring themes of:
- Clean energy/smart-city industry and leadership
- Tackling transport pollution
- Addressing the issue of energy efficiency of the housing stock
- Promoting the uptake of renewable energy generation technologies
- Making London a city of cleantech innovation
- ...and many others.
Confirmed speakers include:
- Ben Brabyn – Head of Level39. Former UKTI Innovation Gateway COO. Travelled the world connecting investment to entrepreneurs and opportunities. Founded and run two businesses, former marine and investment banker. Now leads 192 startups.
- Laurence Kemball-Cook – Green energy entrepreneur and CEO of PaveGen. The smart-city technology which transforms the power of footsteps into electricity.
- Hamish Watson – CEO of PolySolar. A form of photovoltaic glass which creates green energy. Based out of Level39 and an office in Cambridge. They’ve installed one of their bus shelters just outside the HSBC building in the Wharf.
Thomson Reuters will also be presenting the results of their ‘Powering the Planet’ work.
Each speaker will get an opportunity to present their view on the topic, which will be followed by a debate and a Q&A with questions from the audience. The event will be concluded be a drinks reception and an opportunity to network with the speakers and members of YPN and YDF.
We hope you will be able to join us for what promises to be an exciting evening!
19:00 Event commencing, introduction from representatives of YPN and YDF
20:15 Question & Answers
20:45 Drinks reception and networking
22:00 Door close
This event is kindly sponsored by Thomson Reuters
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The YPN is part of the Energy Institute, the leading professional membership body for the energy industry, providing opportunities for career development, learning and networking. The YPN are a young, ambitious, and energetic group of professionals seeking to promote the energy industry and support the development of our members to become tomorrow’s energy leaders.