ARPA-E ENERGY INNOVATION SUMMIT
February 27 – March 1, 2017
ARPA-E held its eighth annual ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit February 27 – March 1, 2017 at the Gaylord Convention Center, right outside of Washington, D.C.
Attendees heard from top leaders, policy and business experts, including Lynn Good, chairman, president and CEO of Duke Energy; L. Rafael Reif, president of MIT; Ajay Royan, co-founder and Managing General Partner of Mithril Capital Management; Thomas Siebel, founder, chairman and CEO of C3 IoT; Thomas Hager, author of The Alchemy of Air; and Saul Griffith, founder and CEO of Otherlab.
Each year at the Summit, ARPA-E Program Directors and Fellows give a “Fast Pitch” – a rapid-paced succession of exciting current program concepts as well as some completely new, “out-of-the-box” ideas.