Renewable Energy Finance Forum - West (REFF-West)

Venue: Grand Hyatt Seattle

Location: Seattle, United States

Event Date/Time: Oct 27, 2008 End Date/Time: Oct 28, 2008
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After five consecutive years of reaching ever higher levels of participation (over 600 C-level executives) in New York, REFF is now heading out West – to Seattle!

REFF-West will incorporate all the best of the REFF-Wall Street experience with a special focus on renewable energy companies, technologies, and investment drivers that are shaping the market in the Western U.S.

Co-organized by ACORE and Euromoney Energy Events REFF-West, this new forum runs from October 27-28 will showcase brand new content and provide a host of networking opportunities.

Key Conference Sessions:
•High tech to clean tech: The shift in venture capital investment
•Emerging technologies: Investment opportunities in tomorrow's renewable energy markets
•Energy efficiency and demand management: Financing sustainable energy use
•Green buildings: The drivers for investing in a new building industry
•Transmission: How will the grid adapt to the renewable energy revolution?
Confirmed Speakers:
•Gabriel Alonso, Chief Development Officer, Horizon Wind
•Carl Borgquist, President, Grasslands Renewable Energy
•Maria Cantwell, Senator, US Senate
•Bob Chifte, CEO, Converge
•Gary Conley, Chairman & CEO, SolFocus Inc.
•Angus Duncan, Chairman, Oregon Global Warming Commission
•Peter Duprey, CEO, Acciona
•Mike Eckhart, President, ACORE
•Nicole Finerty, Director, Evolution Markets
•Nancy Floyd, Founder & Managing Director, Nth Power
•K.C. Golden, Policy Director, Climate Solutions
•Christian Gunter, Assistant Vice President, Responsible Property Investing, Kennedy Assoc.
•Mac Irvin, Managing Director, SunPower
•Dan Kalafatas, President, 3 Degrees
•Dave Kaplan, CEO, V2Green
•Arnold Klann, CEO, Bluefire Ethanol
•Ben Lackey, Managing Attorney, Iberdrola
•Eric Markell, EVP & CFO, Puget Sound Energy
•Bruce Pasternak, Venture Partner, CMEA
•Dan Reicher, Director of Climate, Google
•Mark Schuster, CEO & Chairman, The Schuster Group
•Rachel Shimshak, Executive Director, Renewable Northwest Project
•Matt Trevetch, Partner, Venrock
•John Wellinghoff, Commissioner, FERC
•Denis Wilde, President, Gerding Edlen Sustainable Solutions
•Pat Wood, Commissioner, FERC
•Brad Zenger, Managing Director, Pivotal Investments
•Kostya Zolotusky, Managing Director, Boeing Capital

For full details on the speaker line-up, please visit our website