Green Growth / Implementation of the COP21 Paris Agreement: French Minister of Ecology to visit U.S.
Published on January 7, 2016
|THURSDAY, JANUARY 7|
|3:00pm||Mountain View – Visit to Googleplex focusing on the topic of renewable energy and smart and connected vehicles:|
• Demonstration of Google cars,
• Makani, kites that produce wind energy,
• Skybox, small Earth observation satellites,
• Google Earth Engine, open-access platform providing data satellite archives and mapping capabilities
|6:00pm||Stanford University – Guest of honor at the Green Growth and COP21 event hosted by Arun Majumbar and Sally Benson, Co-Directors of the Precourt Institute for Energy attended by faculty members of the university. Preparations for the 5th Clean Energy Education & Empowerment Symposium 2016 (C3M):|
John M. Deutch, physical chemist and professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), former Deputy Secretary of Defense, former Director of the CIA, George P. Shultz, former Secretary of State, William J. Perry, former Secretary of Defense, Steven Chu, former Secretary of Energy, William J. Madia, responsible for liaising between Stanford University and the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Mark Zoback, Director of the Natural Gas Initiative, Persis S. Drell, Dean of the Stanford School of Engineering.
|FRIDAY, JANUARY 8|
|8:30am||Mountain View – Astro Teller, Director of Google X, alongside Emmanuel Macron, Minister of the Economy, Industry and the Digital Sector|
|10:00am||Mountain View – Tim Cook, Chief Executive Officer of Apple alongside Emmanuel Macron|
|11:30am||Fremont – Visit to the Tesla Factory. Working meeting on the issue of energy storage and exchanges with Europe.|
San Francisco – Visit to the start-up Advanced Microgrid Solutions focusing on smart batteries together with Gérard Mestrallet, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Engie:
• Presentation of Engie New Ventures, overall strategy
• Presentation of Advanced Microgrid Solutions,
• Presentation of Tendril, a start-up focusing on energy management software solutions.
|6:00pm||San Francisco – French Tech event at the French Consul’s residence attended by French entrepreneurs and investors associated with French Tech. Emmanuel Macron will also attend the event.|
|SATURDAY, JANUARY 9|
|12:30pm||Los Angeles – Eric Garcetti, Mayor of Los Angeles|
|6:30pm||Los Angeles – Invited to attend the "Help Haiti Home" event as a Distinguished Honoree; the event is being organized by the Sean Penn J/P Haitian Organization within the framework of the project presented at the Action Day during COP21. Every year, "Help Haiti Home" invites a political figure committed to the project to attend the event. For example, the Distinguished Honoree for 2015 was Bill Clinton.|
|MONDAY, JANUARY 11|
|12:30pm||New York – Ban Ki-moon, UN Secretary-General|
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