Electric Road Trip: Tesla's Supercharger NetworkInternational Business Forum - The Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & SpaJB Straubel, co-founder & CTO of Tesla Motors, talks about the future of the electric car and how recharge will replace refuel.
Better Place: Is Battery Life Killing the Electric Car?International Business Forum - The Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & SpaShai Agassi, founder of Better Place, says that the electric car and rechargeable car batteries will one day be the most affordable and efficient option in motor vehicles.
We just unveiled Sony's new Android tablet - the Xperia Tablet Z - at Mobile World Congress, and now we're giving you an exclusive first look at the device. Get the scoop on the world's thinnest 10.1 " tablet -- full-HD Reality Display, NFC functions, and more. You'll even get to see just how water resistant our new tablet really is.
Hometowns and Headquarters: Growing an Industry LocallyCommonwealth Club - Lafayette Library and Learning CenterThe California Center of the Milken Institute recently published a report that provides a platform to help public officials and business leaders chart a brighter future for Contra Costa County. The county is the third largest in the Bay Area and boasts a mature industrial base that generates more than $50 billion in annual sales. In the 1990s, Contra Costa was one of California’s most productive counties with wages to match. However, into the new millennium, lower-paying jobs have grown more rapidly than higher-paying ones, leading to increasing wealth disparity. The Milken report presents a multi-pronged and strategic plan for creating widespread prosperity in the county while also addressing the needs of the regions job creators and industries. Recently commissioned by the Contra Costa Economic Partnership (CCEP), steps are being taken to incorporate these findings into the future development of individual cities and the county as a whole. Don’t miss the opportunity to hear from key leaders on next steps toward growth in Contra Costa County.
IPO Forecast: How Hurricane Sandy Stalled Solar PowerInternational Business Forum - The Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & SpaGuest Speaker:Lyndon Rive,Co-Founder & CEO of SolarCity, discusses his company's initial public offering.
Blackout: Storm and Cyber Threats to the Electric GridInternational Business Forum - The Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & SpaDavid Sandalow, acting undersecretary of Energy at the United States Department of Energy, discusses the current administration's energy priorities.
Solar Incentive: Government and the Innovation EcosystemInternational Business Forum - The Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & SpaDr. Arun Majumdar, director of Energy Initiatives at Google.org, and Ernie Moniz,Director of the Laboratory for Energy and the Environment at MIT Department of Physics, discuss energy initiatives moving the country forward.
Shortage or Surplus? Resetting the Energy OutlookInternational Business Forum - The Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & SpaDon Paul, executive director of the Energy Institute at the University of Southern California, and Chevron's John McDonald look at the full spectrum of the energy industry from fossil fuels to renewables.
Today Jon discusses Microsoft's next generation console and its ability to compete with the PlayStation 4, TechnoBuffalo's plan to build two gaming PCs from scratch, Apple increasing the iPhone and iPod Touch storage amounts and the effects that Google Glass will have on our society.
Solar Incentive: Government and the Innovation EcosystemInternational Business Forum - The Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & SpaDr. Arun MajumdarDirector, Energy InitiativesGoogle.orgErnie MonizDirector of the Laboratory for Energy and the EnvironmentMIT Department of Physics
Silicon Valley Meets Detroit: Clean Tech at Tesla MotorsInternational Business Forum - The Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & SpaIra Ehrenpreis,General Partner at Technology Partners, looks at the state and future of the clean technology industry.