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Green Summit In Boulder, Colorado To Discuss Clean Technology

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The Boulder County Business Report, an award-winning bi-weekly business newspaper based in Boulder, Colorado, will host its annual Green Summit: “Blending Business & The Environment” at the Millennium Harvest House Tuesday, June 14 in Boulder, Colorado. The all-day clean technology Green Summit which starts at 7:30 a.m. and ends at 5:30 p.m. will include a keynote speaker and breakout sessions on various aspects of clean technology and green business practices.

Topics at the Green Summit that will be covered include:

Boulder’s Energy Future: The City Decides – The city of Boulder will soon determine whether to create a municipal-owned utility or to sign a new franchise agreement with Xcel Energy.

ACE: Dealing for [Clean Technology] Jobs – The planned Aerospace Clean Energy Manufacturing and Innovation Park in Loveland could spur creation of thousands of jobs along the Front Range as it facilitates commercialization of NASA technologies.

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Moving Forward: The Ideal Transportation SystemHigh-speed rail, electric cars, buses, bicycles – ideas for a more sustainable system for transporting goods and services abound, but funds are limited.

High Fives – Ten companies will make five-minute presentations on one of their greatest successes in sustainability, providing practical ideas for attendees to implement at their own companies.

Green Real Estate: Lessons Learned – Implementing green design into real estate – both new projects and retrofits – requires a commitment to sustainability, but also a commitment to due diligence.

Clean Technology Reality Check – Colorado, including the Boulder Valley, has emerged as a leader in the “New Energy Economy.” But other cities, states and countries are pushing toward renewables and clean tech with equal – or greater – zeal. How do we really stack up with other parts of the world, and are we losing ground?

Green Summit Lunch Keynote Speaker: To be announced.

One-on-Ones – 9News business reporter Gregg Moss conducts one-on-one interviews with four leading clean technology entrepreneurs.

Green Summit Eco-Heroes Awards – Celebrate with the Boulder County Business Report as it honors six Eco Heroes – individuals who are contributing to sustainable business practices.

The Green Summit cost is $49 per person and includes breakfast and lunch. Register online at www.bcbr.com/greensummit.



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