Copy from May 2012 Green LAVA announcement on LAVA.org
Next Green LAVA Meeting: May 18, 2012 7-9am
Century Plaza Towers
2029 Century Park East
Level D, Conference Room A (map)
May Program Features:
Cleantech LA is a non-profit consortium of research universities, government, and industry whose mission is to foster the conditions necessary for a clean technology ecosystem to take root in the LA region, and by doing so, to establishing the LA region as the global leader in research, commercialization, and deployment of clean technologies. Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI) is a newly formed, city-funded private non-profit organization dedicated to accelerating the commercialization of clean technologies in Los Angeles. Located in downtown Los Angeles’ Cleantech Corridor, Mr. Walti will provide an update of Cleantech LA & LACI’s progress.
SPEAKER: Fred Walti, Executive Director. email@example.com
Green Globe, LLC and Green Globe Financing Forum™ provides members access to capital, traditional and alternative financing as well as strategic and practical advice, guidance and counsel. Mr. Kimmes will be speaking on the topics of the Sustainability Industry:
1. How is it defined
2. What industry clusters does it consist of
3. Sized up... Deals being done, who is doing them
4. Why we need it to move forward
5. What are the voids or needs and how Green Globe can assist
Speaker: Chris Kimmes, Founder & CEO, Green Globe, LLC. firstname.lastname@example.org
California Cleantech Company Road Show Trade Mission to China August 20 – September 2, 2012. Join El Camino College Center for International Trade Development and experience five distinct Chinese regional trading cities—Hong Kong, Chengdu, Nanjing, Yixing, and Qingdao. Learn about cleantech business opportunities, present and promote your firm’s cleantech products and/or services to local and provincial decision makers, participate in cleantech site visits and in matchmaking sessions.Our trade mission is supported by the State Trade and Export Promotion (STEP) program that is funded by the Small Business Administration encouraging U.S. firms to export (http://www.californiastep.org/).
Speaker: Kerry Bonner, CGBP email@example.com GEEP Project ManagerCenter for International Trade Development (CITD)
Monthly meetings are held the third Friday morning of each month. These meetings are free to paid LAVA members and sponsors and their guests. All others will be charged a $25 fee.
Green LAVA's purpose:
To promote intelligent investment in So Cal Clean Tech ventures via strategic information, networking events, and private/public collaboration.
Identify the key constituencies LAVA wants to attract; e.g. existing green resources, entrepreneurs, investors, government officials, policymakers, utilities, media, etc.
Capture and share information and network points via our blog to Green LAVA members and general non-members with broad-based content.
Events & Resources:
To include: Blog/Webinars, Partnership events, LAVA breakfasts.
For more information, please contact:
Mike Miller, Chair of Green LAVA
Director, CFO 911 Solutions