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Friday, March 3 • 3:00pm - 5:30pm
The Future of Energy As We Know It LIMITED

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3:00 to 3:10 Gathering and snacks (tables on display)
3:10 to 3:50 A life time entrepreneur starting at age 12... by Ed VanDyne
3:50 to 4:00 Beer and bathroom break (tables on display)
4:00 to 5:00 The Energy Entrepreneurs Panel with:
Bryan Wilson CSU Powerhouse
Katie Hofner Pereto Battery
Guy Babbitt CZero
Josh Birks City of Fort Collins
Moderated by Ed VanDyne
5:00 to 6:00 Networking (tables on display)

Moderators
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Ed Van Dyne

Chief Technology Officer, Wave Solar Technologies
Ed VanDyne is a successful inventor, entrepreneur, and engineering manager, with more than 29 years of experience in innovation, industry sales and fundraising. Mr. VanDyne has been recognized as an energy innovator in the “Places that Matter” Fort Collins exhibit within the Smithsonian Institution, American History Museum in Washington DC. Mr. VanDyne was the Founder and President of Adrenaline Research, Inc., a venture-backed spin-out... Read More →

Speakers
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Josh Birks

Director, Economic Health and Redevelopment, City of Fort Collins
Josh Birks has been Economic Health and Redevelopment Director since 2012 and was previously the Economic Advisor for the City. During his tenure as Director, Josh has guided the Economic Health Office through several transitions, including movement to the Sustainability Service Area, expansion to include Innovation and the Climate Economy, and growth to 5 staff. In that time, the office has helped retain a major corporate headquarter, overseen... Read More →
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Guy Babbitt Ph.D. PE

Co-founder and CEO, Czero
Dr. Babbitt is the Co-founder and CEO of Czero, Inc based in Fort Collins, CO. Czero is a premier engineering firm that provides complete services to automotive, oil & gas, and clean tech companies in the US and abroad, as well as to the US Department of Energy and US Department of Defense. Dr. Babbitt has 30 years of experience in automotive, hydraulics and clean tech research and development. He has held technical leadership positions for... Read More →
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Bryan Willson

Executive Director, Energy Institute at Colorado State University
Dr. Bryan Willson is Executive Director of the Energy Institute at Colorado State University (www.Energy.ColoState.edu), where he also serves as a Professor of Mechanical Engineering. He served as a Program Director at ARPA-E (Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy, (www.ARPA-E.energy.gov ) from 2012-2016 and continues to serve as a consultant / advisor to the agency. Dr. Willson has worked for over 25 years to develop and deploy... Read More →


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