Events – November 2017

Events – November 2017

Please find a list of start-up and energy related events below:

Planet:tech (Lisbon, Portugal): November 6-9, 2017

Planet:tech provides a global meeting place for technology and the environment. International startups, business giants, innovators and influencers will showcase solutions to our planet’s most pressing problems including climate change and pollution. Sessions will examine the economic and social opportunities stemming from sustainability and green tech and set the agenda for future action.

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Sustainable Innovation Forum @ COP23 (Bonn, Germany): November 13-14, 2017

Taking place alongside COP23, adjacent to the Bula zone, SIF brings together 600+ carefully handpicked delegates, including : Ministers of Energy and Climate Change, Blue Chip CEOs, Mayors, Responsible Investors, Development Banks, Green Entrepreneurs and media, for two packed days of capacity building, networking, collaboration and deal making that will galvanise and fast track the green economy.

Governments, cities and regions from the 152 countries that have ratified the Paris Agreement, must now meet their national climate change commitments ( INDC’s ) so they are looking for the clean energy, low carbon transport and finance solutions to make this a reality. SIF17 provides a world class line up of keynotes, panel discussions, networking sessions, live interviews, innovation spotlights, CEO panels, Mayors breakfast briefings and much more.

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Start Up Energy Transition 2018 – Launch @ COP23 (Bonn, Germany): November, 14th , 2017

Powered by the German Energy Agency (dena), Start Up Energy Transition (SET) is the premier international platform supporting innovation in energy transition. SET is implemented with the conviction that sustainable energy solutions and mitigating climate change is directly linked to a bridge between inventive business models and political will.

Fighting climate change and accelerating energy transition must involve the entire international community and must be strongly supported by business and technological innovation. By launching SET2018 at COP23, the initiative reaches a global audience, garnering attention in both the political and private sphere worldwide.

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Bay Area Battery Summit (Livermore, USA): November 14th, 2017

The Bay Area Battery Summit brings together technologists and entrepreneurs who are driving innovation in energy storage. The California Clean Energy Fund’s CalCharge program and Lawrence Livermore National Lab have teamed up to bring together an event that will add in depth conversations about many of the important themes across the storage space.

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dena-Congress 2017 (Berlin, Germany): November 20-21, 2017

German Energy Agency’s (dena) annual conference is one of the biggest intersectoral forum on the future of energy. Shortly after the elections, it offers the chance to discuss crucial questions of the energy sector. The panelists discuss a broad range of topics on Energy Transition including Big Data, Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence. The German finalists of the Start Up Energy Transition Award 2017 will present the progress of their work as well – a good chance to meet them (again) together with the SET team.

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Ecosummit London (London, England): November 21-22, 2017

Ecosummit accelerates smart green startups, investors and corporates in energy, mobility and cities. Our conferences are physical marketplaces to enable business development, co-investing, open innovation and corporate venturing. Leveraging our network and experience, we also advise selected startups on their Series A/B. The smart green capital is a buzzing startup hub providing access to the large UK market. Our 5th Ecosummit London takes place on 22 November 2017 at LSO St Luke’s, 161 Old Street, London EC1V 9NG, GB.

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Accelerating Clean Energy 2017 (New Dheli, Inda): November 28th, 2017

WRI India presents Accelerating Clean Energy 2017 (ACE17), a conference that will bring together business leaders and policy-makers committed to India’s clean energy future. This event will take place on 28 November 2017, at New Delhi. Speakers from businesses, utilities, regulators, developers, and civil society will share their insights on enabling strategies that will help India achieve its clean energy targets.

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