PortTech EXPO 2012



Keynote Speaker: Carla Peterman, California Energy Commission

On September 5th and 6th, PortTech Los Angeles welcomes community and industry leaders, technology entrepreneurs, university researchers, and investors to PortTechEXPO 2012. The 3rd Annual EXPO will focus on products and services, issues and opportunities for enterprises and entrepreneurs with emphasis on trade, transportation and logistics. EXPO program topics include: Financing Technologies for Ports and Beyond; Labor Opportunities Enabled by New Technologies; and Environmental Technologies for a Sustainable Future. PortTechEXPO 2012 also includes sponsored breakout sessions, exhibitors, demonstrations and the Entrepreneur’s Showcase and Pitch Competition featuring clean technology companies.

Keynote Speaker Carla Peterman of the California Energy Commission was appointed by Governor Jerry Brown in January 2011. She fills the Public Member position on the five-member Commission where four of the five members by law are required to have professional training in specific areas – engineering or physical science, environmental protection, economics, and law. Commissioner Peterman focus areas include renewables, transportation, natural gas, and the Integrated Energy Policy Report.

PortTechEXPO 2012 is hosted by PortTechLA, a 501(c)(3) clean technology commercialization center and incubator program adjacent the Port of Los Angeles. The EXPO draws nearly 100 exhibitors, presenters and sponsors, and more than 300 business, industry, research and community leaders each year. For additional information or to register for EXPO 2012 go to:  PortTech EXPO or PortTech EXPO Registration.

About PortTech Los Angeles:

PortTech Los Angeles, a commercialization center and incubation program, promotes and develops companies with technologies that enable enterprises and consumers to meet their immediate and future environmental, energy, security and logistics goals.  PortTechLA is an integral component in the Clean Tech Los Angeles Initiative, a founding member of the Business Incubator Network of Southern California and a member of the National Business Incubator Association, and is located adjacent to the Port of Los Angeles in the heart of San Pedro’s Business Improvement and Arts, Culture and Entertainment Districts.