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White House Energy Datapalooza Agenda

The White House, the U.S. Department of Energy, and the General Services Administration will host the 2014 Energy Datapalooza, highlighting private-sector innovators harnessing the power of data to build the clean energy economy.

Location: Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania NW

Theme: Celebrating software and data innovators building the clean energy economy


9:00 – 12:30

Speaking Sessions
The morning will feature a series of “lightning talks” from top innovators who are using energy data to help address some of the nation’s most important challenges. Topics will include:

  • Homes & Buildings -- Several innovative companies will explain how they are using energy data to help American homes and businesses use less energy and cut down on their energy bills.

  • The Power Grid -- The way we distribute electricity is undergoing its biggest change in 100 years. We’ll hear how the grid is changing to be “smarter” and learn how these changes are impacting American communities across the country.

  • Renewable Energy -- A series of presentations showing how open data is helping America adopt clean energy technologies such as solar power and geothermal energy.

  • U.S. Government Announcements -- Leaders from the Federal government will discuss how the Administration is using energy data to grow the clean energy economy and improve the efficiency of the government’s own operations. Featuring the following speakers:

The Honorable Ernest Moniz -- U.S. Secretary of Energy

Dr. John Holdren -- Assistant to the President for Science and Technology Director, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy

John Podesta -- Counselor to the President

Dan Tangherlini -- Administrator, General Services Administration

12:30 - 3pm

Innovation Showcase
Featuring 30 innovative companies and researchers using energy data to help address some of our nation’s most important challenges. The showcase will be an informal opportunity for Datapalooza attendees to circulate and learn more about what’s new at the vanguard of energy data innovation.

Note: Agenda subject to change.