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WASHINGTON – The Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) will host its annual Energy Innovation Summit from February 9-11, 2015 at the Gaylord Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland. The Summit brings together more than 2,000 stakeholders from across the energy sector to discuss cutting-edge issues and facilitate relationships to move novel energy technologies into the marketplace.

The Summit features the Technology Showcase, which provides a first-hand look at the latest energy innovations. The Technology Showcase includes displays from 250 ARPA-E-funded high-potential, high-impact energy technologies – many shown to the public for the first time – as well as technologies from a select number of other innovative organizations.


Featured speakers include:                                                     

  • U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz
  • Former Treasury Secretary Henry “Hank” Paulson
  • University of California School System President Janet Napolitano
  • ARPA-E Director Ellen Williams
  • Cummins Inc. Vice President and CTO John C. Wall
  • DBL Investors Founder & Managing Partner Nancy Pfund
  • SunEdison President and CEO Ahmad R. Chatila
  • Opower President and Founder Alex Laskey
  • CPS Energy CEO Doyle Beneby
  • Solar City CEO Lyndon Rive
  • Tata Sons Chairman Emeritus Ratan Tata
  • Acting Deputy Under Secretary of Defense Installations and Environment, Office of Secretary of Defense John Conger


ARPA-E Annual Energy Innovation Summit 

Featured Technology Showcase displays include:

  • The world’s first 3D-printed, fully operational electric vehicle—the Local Motors Strati
  • U.S. military prototype transport vehicle with integrated power supply
  • EV Battery Segmentation Demonstration
  • Vehicle-to-Grid EV and Charging Station                                   

Notable events include:

  • National Venture Capital Association’s Investor Breakfast
  • Video Address by Microsoft Corporation Co-Founder Bill Gates
  • Future Energy Pitching Session
  • LITECAR Challenge Briefing
  • State & Global Networking Event
  • Women in Energy Breakfast
  • Expert panel discussions and sessions


Monday, February 9 - Wednesday, February 11, 2015


Gaylord Convention Center

201 Waterfront Street

National Harbor, Maryland 


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