Los Angeles Clean Tech 2011 Calendar of Events – May

Clean Tech Conference & Mixer – the Clean Technology Council and SoCalIP Law Group host this monthly event (1st Tuesday of every month). Meet clean tech businesses, entrepreneurs and view investor presentations. This month’s featured speaker – John Ricardi, President & CEO of HiTech Initiatives. SoCalIP Law Group, Westlake Village, May 3rd at 6:00 PM.

Spring Green Expo – Metropolitan Water District’s 4th Annual Spring Green Expo at their Headquarters building, adjacent to Union Station, May 4th, 8:30 AM.

Hong Kong – Jiangsu Joint Technology Investment Mission to the United States – 20 companies from Hong Kong and Jiangsu with interest in renewable energy, clean technology, new materials and other businesses in the United States. Millennium Biltmore Hotel, May 4th, noon – 5:30 PM. LAVA is a proud supporter of this event.

Alternative Clean Transportation Expo – the latest information on funding opportunities, regulatory policies, and inside details on new and emerging alternative fuels and clean vehicle technologies – Long Beach Convention Center, May 4th – 6th.

California Clean Innovation Conference – 5th Annual forum for investors, entrepreneurs, managers, and students to review the current clean technology trends and commercially viable innovations, UC San Diego, Price Center, May 5th

Cleantech Open Briefing – learn about the 2011 Cleantech Open competition, meet with competition alumni, and network with local cleantech professionals. Pasadena, May 5, 8:30 – 10:00 AM

AltBuild – 8th annual conference dedicated to green building materials and alternative design. Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, May 6th – 7th, 10 AM – 5 PM.

Molecules to Movements: Building a New Green Economy from the Ground Up is an opportunity to have a multidisciplinary conversation about promoting Green chemistry, and how innovations in Green chemistry can help us revitalize our economy and promote and protect the health of communities and workers. Exposition Park, May 6th, 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM.

Caltech MIT Enterprise Forum presents Renewable Energy & the Smarter Grid: Opportunities for the Entrepreneur.
The creation of a smarter and greener grid is driven by the opportunity to create significant efficiencies while balancing a new urgency to integrate and accommodate new sources of renewable generation. Caltech, Pasadena, May 7, 8:30 -10:00 AM

Green Business Networking – Monthly Meeting: pure networking event for owners and decision-makers of LA’s green economy. At GBN events you can drop off your old cell phones and electronics, spent batteries, and plastic bags (clean, dry & empty please) and they’ll recycle/dispose properly for you! G2 Gallery, Venice, May 10, 2011, 6:00 – 9:30 PM

CleanTech OC and UC Irvine are hosting The Plug-in Electric Vehicle Revolution: Are We Ready? a series of panel discussions featuring a variety of high-profile panelists that will explore what the wider adoption of plug-in electric vehicles means for our communities and California. UC Irvine, May 11, 1:30 – 7:30 PM

The TRIO Symposium is brought to you by the Emerging Technologies Coordinating Council (ETCC) sponsored by the California utilities, California Energy Commission and California Public Utilities Commission. The agenda will be a full day of interactive discussions with utility company representatives responsible for the assessment and adoption of new energy efficiency and demand response technology. UC Irvine, May 12th, 2011 from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

Women of the Green Generation 2nd Annual Conference Celebrating Women who are Green Business Leaders, Eco Innovators and Conscious Decision Makers, Culver City, May 14th, 10 AM – 7 PM.

Green LAVA meeting – Marcum Stonefield, Century City, May 20, 7:00 AM – 9:00 AM

WorldFest is a solar-powered celebration of music, the environment, animals and humanity. We’re helping people learn what they can do for the Earth and its inhabitants. Woodley Park, Lake Balboa, May 22th, 10:30 AM – 7:00 PM