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Climate 180’s Turning Point Summit
May 18, 2022 - May 19, 2022
Wed, May 18, 2022, 8:30 AM – Thu, May 19, 2022, 4:00 PM EDT
NJIT@JerseyCity, 101 Hudson Street – Jersey City, NJ 07302
The highlight sessions of the turning point summit will be open to leaders, investors, government officials and climate change stakeholders
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BIRD Energy Panel featuring grantees | Wednesday – 10:45-11:00AM
Dr. Ganesh Skandan, CEO, NEI Corp and Christopher Abram, Ph.D., Lead Scientist, HiT Nano, Inc.
Moderator: Andrea Yonah, BIRD Foundation
About this event
These events are the highlight of Climate 180’s First Turning Point Summit which brings together a select group of international clean-tech companies along with financial investors, government decision-makers, and industry representatives in order to advance solutions for the climate emergency.
The New Jersey-Israel Commission in cooperation with Climate 180 has designed one of the days of the turning point summit. The New Jersey day will include sessions regarding: power and utilities, public sector investment in climate tech, and the challenges and opportunities the climate crisis poses to governments.
The sessions will take place at the NJIT on Wednesday, May 18th, 2022.
The selected group of climate-tech startups will present their companies and their solutions.
The following is a tentative agenda and could be subject to change.
Wednesday, May 18th, 2022 @ NJIT Jersey City Campus:
08:30-09:30AM- Coffee & Networking
09:45-10:45AM- Fireside Chat: Utilities and Innovation by Rick Thigpen, PSEG
10:45-11:00AM- BIRD Foundation
11:00-12:00AM- Israeli startup presentations
12:00-2:00PM- Lunch break
2:00-3:00PM – Comissioner Bob Gordon, NJ Board of Public Utilities
3:00-4:00 PM- Israeli startup presentations
4:00-5:00 PM- Climate180 & New Jersey-Israel joint session
06:00-09:00PM – Evening Reception
Ambassador Asaf Zamir, Consul General of Israel in New York & Prof. Jesse Jenkins, Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment, Princeton University
Thursday, May 19th, 2022 @ Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan :
The event will discuss climate, security, and resilience issues that are affecting humanity as a whole. The event is part of Climate 180’s first Turning Point Summit which brings together a select group of international climate tech companies along with financial investors, government decision-makers, and industry representatives in order to advance solutions for the climate emergency.
09:00-10:00- Reception and networking (meeting the startups’ CEOs)
Brigadier General Unit 8200 “Humanity’s Greatest Challenges”
Is Fusion Technology Possible? – by Admiral (ret.) Oded Gour-Lavie from Nt Tao
Thinking and planning for Resilience and Disasters (BNET)
Closing Remarks by Morielle Lotan