New Energy Symposium 2009


July 8-9, 2009 | 7 World Trade Center, New York City

New Energy New York and the Energy & Environmental Technology Applications Center (E2TAC) at the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE) hosted the Fourth Annual New Energy Symposium July 8-9, 2009.  Over 400 people participated over 2 days. 
The event was held at the New York Academy of Science's premier office space at the World Trade Center in New York City, NY. 

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Program Topics 
The first day included keynote speakers from both government and industry.  The keynote speakers included:

  • Kevin Law; President & CEO, Long Island Power Authority
  • John Lushetsky; Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency, EERE, Department of Energy 
  • Andrew Hevesi; Assemblyman, 28th District 

The featured tracks were:

  • Integrating Sustainability in the Urban Environment
  • Prospects for Clean Energy Technologies in New York State 
  • The Pursuit of Green Opportunities by Large Companies 
Speakers included high level executives from:
  • GE Global Research
  • Cisco
  • IBM
  • NYC Economic Development Corporation
  • Department of Energy
  • Good Energies
  • UTC
  • NYS Public Service Commission, and more

The 2009 NES featured the Clean Energy Investment Presentations, where 21 of the hottest emerging cleantech start-ups were given an opportunity to showcase their revolutionary technology to an audience of regional and national VCs, private investors, corporate VCs, Investment bankers & federal executives. 

  • The top three presentations were awarded trophies and $1,500 each to use for travel to the NREL Industry Growth Forum in November
  • The awardees also were provided a waived application fee for the national-level Growth Forum and will receive mentoring services to help increase their chances for selection
  • For more information, please click here

More Information 
Please click on the buttons to the right for information on companies, speakers, and the general program.  For any general questions regarding the New Energy Symposium, please contact Ms. Emily Riley at

  Download the New Energy Symposium 2009 Overview (190 KB)
  Download the New Energy Symposium 2009 Brochure (16.2 MB)

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