Humans have always looked to nature for inspiration in industry and progress. By observing nature, we have developed better machines, materials and buildings to improve our world. Only recently, however, have we begun to explore the potential of observing nature to advance clean-energy technology. Entrepreneurs, investors and biomimetic designers will discuss how companies are utilizing biomimicry to design, build and operate innovative cleantech technologies. Join us as experts explore the benefits and challenges of this new collaborative model and dive into the best strategies for success.
- Ariella Maron, Deputy Commissioner for Energy Management, NYC Department of Citywide Administrative Services
- Constantine Kontokosta, Director of the Center for the Sustainable Built Environment and Clinical Associate Professor, NYU Schack Institute
- Michael Harrington, Manager, Targeted Demand Side Management, Con Edison
- David Pospisil, Manager, Commercial & Industrial Energy Efficiency Programs
Originally recorded on June 6, 2012 7:00pm-9:00pm.