You probably remember reading something about GE’s ecomagination challenge. We’ve written about it a few times and it’s been advertised all over the internet. Well, wrapping up it’s second phase, GE is hosting a live conversation with leading innovators for 8 hours tomorrow on its website.
GE wrote in an email to me (and others, of course):
To mark the close of the second phase of the $200 million ecomagination Challenge, GE is bringing together the most creative thinkers in technology, music, art and business for an 8-hour, live online conversation. The audience will be able to watch moderated discussions and ‘ask anything’ of the line-up of breakthrough innovators, and can join the dialogue at www.ecomagination.com.
Some of the innovators include:
- Beth Comstock, senior vice president and chief marketing officer, GE
- Mark Vachon, vice president, GE ecomagination
- Tim O’Reilly, CEO & founder, Make Magazine
- John Mutter, CEO & founder, Bamboo Bike Project
- Yves Behar, founder, fuseproject
- Jeffrey Davis, director of space life sciences, NASA
- Mark Hatch, CEO, TechShop
- James Hanusa, new initiatives advisor, Burning Man
- Roo Rogers, co-founding partner, OZOLab
- Rob Wolcott, senior lecturer of entrepreneurship & innovation, Kellogg School of Management
- Saul Griffith, inventor and founder of SaulGriffith.com
Looks like fun.
So, that is tomorrow (Thursday, June 23) from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. ET.
For more on the GE ecomagination challenge, you can check out the ecomagination 2010 Annual Report or some of our previous posts on it:
- GE Buying One of Its Ecomagination Challenge Contestants
- GE Ecomagination Challenge Got 2,400 Entries in 9 Weeks, 2 Weeks Left
- $200 Million for Your Smart Grid Ideas: GE Ecomagination Challenge
More GE stories on CleanTechnica you might find interesting:
- General Electric Wants to Sell You Everything
- GE, Conoco, NRG Put $300 Million More Towards Clean Energy
- GE: Solar Power Cheaper than Fossil Fuels in 5 years
- GE & Others Secure Largest US Thermal Power Project Financing in 2011 for Goliath of Thermal Power Plants
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