8-Hour Live Convo to Wrap Up ecomagination’s 2nd Phase

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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:

More GE stories on CleanTechnica you might find interesting:

  1. General Electric Wants to Sell You Everything
  2. GE, Conoco, NRG Put $300 Million More Towards Clean Energy
  3. GE: Solar Power Cheaper than Fossil Fuels in 5 years
  4. GE & Others Secure Largest US Thermal Power Project Financing in 2011 for Goliath of Thermal Power Plants

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