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  • 1. West Coast Green 2010
  • 2. Who we select as our faculty
 Engaging Presenters Design their presentations for maximum interactivity and share advanced technical knowledge, on-the-ground expertise, and visionary wisdom on a wide range of topics. Dynamic Facilitators Master designers of round table discussions, networking sessions and more that evoke creativity, momentum, conversation and forward movement. Industry Experts Provide technologically advanced, engaging and dynamic sessions that are crafted to speak to industry experts and provide clear take-aways.
  • 3. Our Speaker Faculty Over 400 global leaders including: 
 Robert F Kennedy Jr. Al Gore President, Waterkeepers & Former US Vice President Senior Attorney, NRDC Van Jones Ed Begley Jr. Founder & President, Green for All & Ella Host, Living with Ed, on HGTV Baker Center Steve Wozniak Cameron Sinclair Chief Visionary Officer & Co-founder, Apple Co-Founder, Architecture for Inc Humanity David Suzuki Ray Anderson Author & Host of TV show, The Nature of Chairman, Interface Inc. Things Erin Brockovich Hunter Lovins Consultant, Masry & Vititoe Founder & President, Natural Capitalism Group Jerry Brown Bill Weihl Attorney General, California Green Energy Czar, Google
  • 4. Types of presentations we seek
 Individual presenters Multiple presenters Maximum of 3 key presenters Requires a “primary presenter” who is responsible for submitting an abstract and following up with additional presenters Panels Maximum of 4 speakers and 1 moderator Requires a “primary presenter” who is responsible for submitting an abstract and following up with additional presenters and the moderator Interactive Discussions Includes round tables, facilitated conversations and other interactive learning methods. Should be led by 1-2 facilitators to evoke maximum participation from the audience
  • 5. Conference Policies & Procedures
 Proposals designed to promote products or services will not be considered. West Coast Green does not provide honoraria or reimbursement of travel expenses for speakers. To qualify for CEU units, all presentations must be in compliance with CEU unit guidelines as set forth by certifying agencies. West Coast Green assumes full rights to presentations given at the conference and no copyrighted material is permitted to be used in any presentation without prior permission. If you would like to be considered for a faculty position at WCG 2009 please complete the online form at: www.westcoastgreen.com/speakers
  • 6. What to Expect
 If your session is not selected You will not receive a communication from our office due to the high volume of submissions. We greatly appreciate your contribution and encourage you to submit your ideas in a subsequent year. If your session is selected We will contact you to take next steps. We will provide you with a complimentary, VIP Full- Conference pass to the 2010 Conference & Expo. We will also provide you with a personal coach to help develop your session for maximum effectiveness.
  • 7. About West Coast Green: The leading interactive conference + expo on innovative green building, design and technology. As a hub for collective intelligence, we assemble the visionary thinkers, business leaders, products and technologies that are revolutionizing the built environment. As the world’s largest green innovation conference we host an international audience of over 11,000 influencers and thought leaders including the entire chain of green industry professionals, global opinion leaders and business decision makers.
  • 8. Our Attendees Thousands of decision makers, thought leaders and consumers representing all 50 states and 20 countries converge under one roof to explore green innovation, business solutions and design. Our Conference audience are 80% of the WCG Conference audience is Green Business/Building Professionals and at the Owner/C-Suite/Management level Pioneers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
  • 9. 2010 Program’s Educational Tracks The “tracks” for West Coast Green represent the core curriculum for the conference. On the following slide are “design principles” that represent the qualities we are looking for within all tracks. As you design your session, think about which track your session falls into and then choose one or more “design principles” that form its foundation. Building Communities 2.0 Business Opportunities and the New Economy Clean Tech and Cool Products Smart Systems Social Innovation Water & Energy
  • 10. Design Principles
 Our educational program is designed in a non- linear fashion and relies on living systems design principles. We understand that nature is made up of neither linear nor isolated parts, but interdependent parts of a larger ecosystem network. Therefore, we have developed an “Ecotone” model for the development of educational sessions. Wikipedia defines an ecotone as, “a transition area between two adjacent ecological communities or ecosystems). This is part of our exploration of ways for developing a program that is both current and truly meets the needs of the industry. Innovative Design Advanced Knowledge Personal & Professional Stories Emerging Technology Ideas & Strategies Connecting Ideas, Skills & Resources
  • 11. Track: Building Communities 2.0
 “Buildings are complex systems of systems--each one is a microcosm of a larger system belonging to a city, region or nation. Today, economic and political climates have converged in favor of the environment and brought an unprecedented opportunity to create a robust green building industry. Green building now spotlights retrofits and renovations of existing residential and commercial buildings as well as scalable models.” Opportunities and incentives for retrofitting – both residential and commercial Details on the ARRA Stimulus Package Science and Techniques Current Building Standards and Policy New Standards Being Formed High Performance Buildings - Global Examples
  • 12. Track: Business Opportunities and The New Economy
 “What are the emerging business models, processes and best practices in the new economy that centers on energy conservation and independence? What’s likely to spawn maximum business opportunities and how are they going to be financed?” Capital Market Transformation Promising new Business Models Funding for Big Ideas Measuring What Matters (and managing your metrics) Marketing Sustainability in the New Economy
  • 13. Track: Clean Tech and Cool Products
 “The power of eco tech is being increasingly realized in the built environment, from massive renewable energy projects to the small green conveniences that are making homes more efficient, comfortable, and sustainable. Explore emerging ideas in lighting, energy efficiencies, design, and the interplay of human behavior in these sessions. And join in for some coaching of budding entrepreneurs!” Venture Opportunities and Directions Innovative Building Materials and Processes Lighting Technologies How to Develop Great Ideas
  • 14. Track: Smart Systems
 “In an increasingly instrumented, connected built-environment, opportunities are emerging to embed intelligence into systems that serve ecosystems and people. From the micro scale of buildings and the macro scale of the planet, we have both the need and the ability to network, measure, manage and control system inputs and outputs. Learn how smart systems make it possible to track our energy consumption and create behavior change.” Dashboards Buildings As Systems Design Systems Smart Grids
  • 15. Track: Social Innovation
 “What lessons can we learn from social entrepreneurs and community-based initiatives? We’ll explore solutions for incentivizing behavior that serves the highest good within government, within companies, and within the nonprofit sector. And we’ll look at how these three sectors are coming together to create some very interesting synergies.” Philanthropy & Finance Community Development Public/ Private Partnerships Social Justice Local Initiatives & Scaling Green Jobs
  • 16. Track: Water and Energy
 “Water and energy management and conservation is happening at the national, community and consumer levels. How do we optimize our infrastructure, management and polices to reduce consumption and associated environmental effects?” Policy, Programs & Requirements Greenhouse Gas and Climate Programs Energy Efficiency Water Efficiency Rethinking Water Consumption
  • 17. Please visit us at www.westcoastgreen.com

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