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Cool Jobs Series: Green & Clean Technology
Wednesday, June 12, 2013, 05:30pm - 07:30pm

Pacific Science CenterSeattle-Public-LibraryThree successful professionals who work in different areas of sustainability will be joining us to talk about what they do, how they were inspired to pursue sustainability as a career and how they got where they are today.

Brad Roberts works with Intellectual Ventures' Invention Development Fund on clean energy innovations. He is also on the Materials and Lifecycle Management team and will speak about the journey of green chemistry technologies from lab to market.

Jim Thomson studies ocean energy, surface gravity waves and coastal processes by combining field observations and remote sensing techniques. His research takes him to the Arctic Ocean, southern Chile and the high seas of the North Pacific.

Elizabeth Willmott is the Project Manager for the New Energy Cities program, working with cities to help meet their carbon reduction goals through innovative programs and focuses on carbon math. She co-authored "Powering the New Energy Future from the Ground Up", a report on clean energy innovations.

Moderator: John Gardner has been an entrepreneur, agricultural researcher, teacher, leader of community economic development, VP at Washington State University and is currently the Dean of the Bainbridge Graduate Institute which offers an MBA in sustainability.

Registration: Required. Please email seattlesciencefestival@pacsci.org.
Fee: Free

The Cool Jobs Series is generously sponsored by Intellectual Ventures.

Location 
Seattle Public Library's Central Library Auditorium

1000 Fourth Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104
http://www.spl.org/

 

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