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5th Annual ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit

February 14, 2014 - 12:40pm


Washington D.C. – The Advanced Research Projects Agency–Energy (ARPA-E) will host its fifth annual Energy Innovation Summit from February 24 to 26, 2014, at the Gaylord Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland. The Summit brings together leaders from across the energy industry to discuss cutting-edge issues and facilitate relationships that help move technologies into the marketplace.

Featured speakers at this year’s Summit include U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz, White House Counselor John Podesta, BASF Managing Director Dr. Stefan Blank, Waste Management Recycle America President Bill Caesar and North Bridge Venture Partners General Partner Carmichael Roberts.  The Summit also features a Technology Showcase displaying over 280 breakthrough energy technologies from ARPA-E awardees and other innovative organizations. 


ARPA-E’s 5th Annual Energy Innovation Summit 


Featured speakers include:

  • White House Counselor to the President John Podesta
  • U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz
  • ARPA-E Acting Director Cheryl Martin
  • U.S. Navy Vice Admiral Michelle Howard
  • BASF Future Business GmbH Managing Director and CEO Dr. Stefan Blank
  • NRG Energy President and CEO David Crane
  • North Bridge Venture Partners General Partner Carmichael Roberts
  • Waste Management Recycle America and Organic Growth President Bill Caesar       
  • Professor of Economics and author of “The Entrepreneurial State” Mariana Mazzucato
  • Case Western Reserve University President Barbara Snyder
  • MIT Head of the Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering Prof. Richard Lester
  • National Geographic Society Explorer in Residence Dr. Sylvia A. Earle


Gaylord Convention Center

201 Waterfront Street

National Harbor, Maryland 


Monday, February 24 - Wednesday, February 26, 2014


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The Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) is an agency within the U.S. Energy Department. ARPA-E invests in projects that have the potential to radically transform the energy landscape and create entirely new options for America’s energy future. For more information, please visit