~ Video & Discussion ~
Today we will a video and address some of the issues. What energy challenges are best served with data, and what data sets are available for these applications?
Dr. Carrie Armel, Research Associate, Precourt Energy Efficiency Center (PEEC) at Stanford University
Ian Kalin, Director of Open Data, Socrata
Adam Rein, Principal, Mission Point Capital Partners
Thursday Morning Meeting, Jan 9, 2014 8:00am - 9:30am Free, No reservations required.
Saratoga Federated Church, Richards Hall, 20390 Park Place, Saratoga, CA 95070
Enter on west side, corner of Oak Place and Saratoga-Los Gatos Rd (Hiway 9).
Adam Rein of Mission Point Capital will outline the most promising opportunities from a VC’s perspective. He focuses on investments related to sustainability, efficiency and resilience.
Ian Kalin, Director of Open Data at Socrata and a former White House Presidential Innovation Fellow, will survey this administration’s mission to jump start data sharing initiatives and compile data sets. He is passionate about empowering people with data.
Carrie Armel will provide examples of the diverse ways in which Stanford’s ARPA-E funded initiative has utilized energy data, such as that from smart meters, to reduce energy consumption. She investigates the diverse ways in which an understanding of human behavior can lead to improvements in energy efficiency.
Presented by Stanford Precourt Institute for Energy