Video On Demand

Online Event: The U.S. Innovation Ecosystem

October 23, 2020 • 1:00 – 2:15 pm EDT

The Conclusion of the Energy Innovation Series

CSIS, with input and support from the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Technology Transitions and Chief Commercialization Officer, is pleased to present the sixth and final session in the Energy Innovation Series.

Featuring a keynote from Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette, The U.S. Innovation Ecosystem will examine the energy innovation chain from conception to commercialization and deployment and how to spur more innovation in the United States.

Conner Prochaska (U.S. Department of Energy) will discuss his work as the Department of Energy’s Chief Commercialization Officer. Emily Reichert (Greentown Labs) will speak to her perspective working with innovative actors in the private sector as the head of the country’s largest clean energy incubator. Ellen Williams (University of Maryland) will discuss her research on innovation clusters and her perspective as the former head of the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy. David Hart (ITIF) will share insights into U.S. energy innovation and how to build an advanced energy economy.  Following these remarks, Sarah Ladislaw (CSIS Energy Security & Climate Change Program) will moderate a panel discussion.

This series is made possible by support from ClearPath and the Energy Innovation Fund at National Philanthropic Trust.

Sarah Ladislaw

Sarah Ladislaw

Former Senior Associate (Non-resident), Energy Security and Climate Change Program
Senior Fellow, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation