Michigan Energy Forum - Alternative Fuel Technologies: Innovation in Michigan

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Ann Arbor SPARK
Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Event Type: 
Business Training
For Entrepreneurs
SPARK Events
SPARK Central
330 E. Liberty, Lower Level
Ann Arbor, MI
United States

The panel will discuss opportunities and key issues associated with alternative fuel technologies and will touch on opportunities for entrepreneurs, technology innovation occurring in Michigan, policy development, and the larger national market that could shape the industry’s growth.  The panel will include industry leaders and will cover some of the following key issues:

What are the emerging and associated technologies?
What barriers exist to greater adoption?
What opportunities are there for entrepreneurs and start-ups to engage in this market?
What’s the opportunity for Michigan?
What are the implications for local / regional economy?
How will policy at a federal and state level shape the industry in Michigan?
What kind of environment is required for investors?


This session is part of a monthly panel discussion and networking event series hosted by the Michigan Energy Forum, and sponsored by Ann Arbor Spark.  The mission of the forum is to facilitate collaboration and networking among practitioners, policy makers, investors and professionals in the Michigan region. Please join us and take notes on best practices from our panel’s exhaustive experience.  


Josh Brugeman


Don Manfredi, Group Account Director at Roush CleanTech

Chuck Salley, President at NextCAT, Inc.

Bob Mossing, Vice President at Current Motor

Registration ends 24 hours before the event.

Michigan Energy Forum will be streamed live:

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If you were unable to participate in the live webcast, visit
http://www.annarborusa.org/events/video-library/ to view this and all recorded events. Final video should be available within 48 hours of the live event.

We welcome suggestions on topics and speakers for future events.


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Fifth and E. Liberty (underground parking structure)
Thompson and E. Liberty (parking structure)
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