CALSTART 25th Anniversary Symposium

With funding from the California Energy Commission, CALSTART opened the San Joaquin Valley Clean Transportation Center with the goal to accelerate the use of clean vehicles and fuels and help the region more quickly meet its air quality targets. 

Early Bird Pricing Extended to August 11 for CALSTART's Anniversary Symposium

The event recognizes a quarter century of action to grow the clean transportation industry by bringing together key policymakers, innovators, industry pioneers and nonprofit luminaries to stimulate forward-looking thinking and action which will dramatically decrease our carbon footprint, while growing the clean transportation marketplace. The Symposium is at the forefront in developing pathways to get there from here by:

•    Establishing beachheads and building global momentum
•    Understanding strategies behind today’s smart money investments
•    Collaborating with state and local leaders to grow the U.S. market
•    Accelerating change through more efficient drivetrains
•    Featuring new to market cars, vans, buses & trucks

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Keynote Speaker:  Mary D. Nichols, Chair, California Air Resources Board. Nichols has devoted her entire career in public and nonprofit service to advocating for the environment and public health.

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New Speaker Announced:  Caroline Choi, Senior Vice President of Regulatory Affairs for Southern California Edison (SCE). Choi is responsible for the Company’s regulatory strategy and policy at the national and state levels.

October 24:  25th Anniversary Symposium Opening Day
2:00 to 5:00 p.m.          Jet Propulsion Laboratory: Opening Session, Vehicle Display, and JPL Tours
5:30 to 7:30 p.m.          Full Conference Opening Reception

October 25:  Symposium Continues at the Pasadena Convention Center
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  General Session, Vehicle Showcase, and Blue Sky Awards Luncheon
5:00 to 7:30 p.m.          Members-only Reception (Symposium registration not required.)

Save $100 per attendee by registering through August 11!
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Joseph Oldham, Director
San Joaquin Valley Clean Transportation Center
Address: 510 W. Kearney Blvd., Fresno, CA 93706
Phone: (559)797-6034

2015 UC Solar Symposium

You are invited to this year's  University of California Advanced Solar Technologies Institute Research Symposium. 
2015 UC Solar Research Symposium
Friday, October 16th, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
California Public Utilities Commission Auditorium
505 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94102

This symposium is designed to promote public knowledge regarding present and future UC Solar research initiatives, and to examine the current state of the solar energy industry in California and beyond. For more information, or to register, go to:

There is no cost to attend and lunch will be provided.
Featured presenters include:

Rob Oglesby, Executive Director, California Energy Commission (CEC)

Brad Heavner, Policy Director, California Solar Energy Industries Association (CALSEIA)

Kim D. MacFarlane, P.E., Civil and Environmental Engineer, E. & J. Gallo Winery

Roland Winston, UC Solar Director and Distinguished Professor of Engineering and Natural Sciences, UC Merced