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Sixth Annual New Energy Symposium

Sixth Annual New Energy Symposium

Monday, August 1, 2011

The New York Academy of Sciences

The New York Academy of Sciences in partnership with New Energy New York and the Environmental Technology Applications Center (E2TAC) at the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE) will host the Sixth Annual New Energy Symposium (NES) on August 1, 2011.

This year's event will again be held at the New York Academy of Sciences headquarters at the World Trade Center in New York City. New York Academy of Sciences members and New Energy New York members will receive discounted admission.

The 2011 NES will include keynote presentations focusing on the challenges in new energy technologies and will again feature the Clean Energy Investment Presentations, where competitively selected entrepreneurs will showcase their revolutionary technology to an audience of regional and national venture capitalists (VCs), private investors, corporate VCs, investment bankers and federal executives.

Visit the New Energy New York Web site at

On-line registration is closed. On-site registration will be available.

Registration Pricing

 By: 7/25/2011After: 7/25/2011Onsite: 8/1/2011
Student Member$225$500$500
Nonmember Corporate$395$500$500
Nonmember Academia$395$500$500
Nonmember Not for Profit$395$500$500
Nonmember Student$395$500$500


Presented by

  • Energy and Environmental Technology Applications Center
  • New Energy New York
  • The New York Academy of Sciences


* Presentations times are subject to change

Monday, August 1, 2011

7:30 AM

Registration | Breakfast

8:00 AM

iCLEAN Incubator Overview
Dr. Pradeep Haldar, Director, E2TAC and Vice President
Clean Energy Programs, CNSE

8:15 AM

Keynote Speaker
Dr. Karina Edmonds, Technology Transfer Coordinator
U.S. Department of Energy

8:30 AM

Sollega LLC Presentation | Application | Website

8:50 AM

Tusaar Inc. Presentation | Application

9:10 AM

Radiator Labs Presentation | Application | Website

9:30 AM

ZeroPoint Clean Tech Inc. Presentation | Application | Website

9:50 AM

Wind Analytics Inc. Presentation | Application | Website

10:10 AM


10:30 AM

B.E.S.S.-Technologies LLC Presentation | Application | Website

10:50 AM

OsComp Systems Inc. Presentation | Application | Website

11:10 AM

Sweetwater Energy Inc. Presentation | Application | Website

11:30 AM

ThermoAura Inc. Presentation | Application | Website

11:50 AM

Phase Change Energy Solutions Inc. Presentation | Application | Website

12:10 PM

Lunch | Judges Deliberate

1:00 PM

Keynote Speaker
Robert E. Curry, Jr., Commissioner
NYS Public Service Commission

1:15 PM

Ionova Technologies Inc. Presentation | Application | Website

1:35 PM

Ocean State Windpower Inc. Presentation | Application | Website

1:55 PM

MICROrganic Technologies Inc. Presentation | Application | Website

2:15 PM

Rentricity Inc. Presentation | Application | Website

2:35 PM

Rueste International Limited Presentation | Application | Website

2:55 PM

Piedmont Biofuels LLC Presentation | Application | Website

3:15 PM


3:35 PM

Keynote Speaker
Daniel Zaweski, Assistant Vice President
Long Island Power Authority

3:50 PM

NDJ Sustainable Engineering LLC Presentation | Application

4:10 PM

Energy Catalysis Inc. Presentation | Application | Website

4:30 PM

Ecosystem Projects LLC Presentation | Application | Website

4:50 PM

Integrated PhotoVoltaics Presentation | Application

5:10 PM

Versatilis LLC Presentation | Application | Website

5:30 PM

Break | Judges Deliberate

5:50 PM

Closing Remarks | Announce Presentation Winners

6:00 PM

Networking Reception



Pradeep Haldar

Energy and Environmental Technology Applications Center (E2TAC)
The College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE)

Keynote Speakers

Robert E. Curry, Jr.

NYS Public Service Commission

Karina Edmonds

Technology Transfer Coordinator
U.S. Department of Energy

Daniel Zaweski

Assistant Vice President
Long Island Power Authority

Venture Capitalist Judges Panel

Richard Adams (MC)

Manager, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center
National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Warner Babcock

Chairman & CEO
Advanced Materials Partners, Inc.

Irvin Barash

Vencon Management, Inc.

Clayton Besch III

Director, Small Business Technology Investment Fund
Empire State Development

Thomas Blum

G.C. Andersen Partners

Felix Chang

Avenir Bold

Mark Cirilli

Co-Founder & Managing Director
MissionPoint Capital Partners

John Cococcia

Partner & Founder
FA Technology Ventures

Mark Townsend Cox

Founder & CEO
New Energy Fund LP

Rob Day

Black Coral Capital

Maria Gotsch

President & CEO
New York City Investment Fund

Schuyler (Skip) Grow

Managing Director, Clean Technology Group
Morgan Stanley & Co.

Robert Kilcullen

Lazard Frères & Co.

Jay Levy

Zelkova Ventures

Jonathan Lillian

JH Lillian & Co. / JH Lillian Securities Corp

James LoGerfo

Co-Founder & General Partner
Earthrise Capital

J. Peter Lynch

Salem Financial

Michael Miller

Managing Director
Perseus, LLC

Walter Nasdeo

Managing Director & Director of Research
Ardour Capital Investments

Les Neumann

Managing Director
Hudson Valley Center for Innovation

Ann Partlow

Co-Founder & General Partner
Earthrise Capital

Dean Sciorillo

Enertech Capital

Purnesh Seegopaul

General Partner
Pangaea Ventures

Sanford Selman

Founding & Managing Director
Asia West

Michael Shimazu

Project Manager, Innovation and Business Development

Dylan Steeg

Director & Kauffman Fellow
Intel Capital

Todd Tidgewell

Nixon Peabody LLP

Nick Wachtel

Senior Associate
Lux Capital

David Waserstein

Partner & Director of Investments
I2BF Global Ventures

David Wells

Partner, Greentech Team
Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers

Ed Wu

Senior Managing Director
Cora Capital Advisors

Mark Zhu

Investment Manager
DTE Energy Ventures Inc.

Elise Zoli

Goodwin | Procter

For all biographies, click here.


Presented by

  • Energy and Environmental Technology Applications Center
  • New Energy New York
  • The New York Academy of Sciences


  • Clean Energy Alliance
  • iCLEAN

Giveaway Sponsor

  • Phillips Lytle LLP

Silver Sponsors

  • Brookhaven National Laboratory
  • Long Island Power Authority

Bronze Sponsors

  • Heslin, Rothenburg, Farley and Mesiti P.C.
  • Center for Economic Growth
  • Nixon Peabody LLP
  • Einhorn Yaffee Prescott Architecture and Engineering P.C.

Promotional Partners

  • AltEnergy eMagazine
  • Cleantech Law Partners
  • Future Photovoltaics
  • Greentech Media
  • Russian-American Chamber of Commerce in the USA

For sponsorship opportunities, please conact Ms. Emily Behnke at

Symposium Location

The New York Academy of Sciences
7 World Trade Center
250 Greenwich Street, 40th Floor
New York, New York 10007

Click here for directions to the Academy.

Click here for hotel accommodation details.