October 07, 2009 16:48 ET

The US-China Green Energy Council (UCGEC) Is Pleased to Host China's Leaders in Clean Energy at the Second Annual US-China Green Energy Conference

On the Evening of October 22, 2009 and All Day October 23, 2009 at the Crowne Plaza Cabana Hotel, Palo Alto, CA

PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwire - October 7, 2009) - One of the largest Chinese delegations of over 70 executives from energy, technology, transportation, investment and government sectors, led by a high-ranking State Council member will convene with US counterparts at the US-China Green Energy Council's annual event. The delegation will represent some of China's preeminent economic zones; including Beijing, Shanghai, Tianjin, Guangzhou, Anhui, and Shenyang. The single-day conference has several informal follow-up activities at various green energy sites in the SF Bay Area. The opportunities for US-China cleantech collaboration abound at this year's Annual Conference!

The October 22nd gala dinner kicks off the conference with hosts UCGEC and the Berkeley Chinese Alumni International Association, and keynotes by Berkeley Dean of Engineering, Shankar Sastry, and former California chief fiscal officer and investor, Steve Westly. The Conference will continue all day on October 23rd with four panels covering the following topics: smart grid, eco-cities, sustainable development, and green transportation. The panelists and keynote speakers will be representing such organizations as the Chinese Ministry of Construction, the Chinese State Council, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, Best Solar, Altair, the Chinese Automotive Technology & Research Center (CATARC), Sennet Capital, Intel, General Motors, and MANY more.

Conference sponsor, Marvell, will host a reception on the Marvell Campus, highlighted by remarks from U.S. Congressman Mike Honda and Sehat Sutardja, Chairman, President and CEO of Marvell.

The UCGEC is a leading non-profit organization that connects Americans and Chinese interested in green energy. The mission of UCGEC is to facilitate and sponsor high impact cleantech collaborative initiatives and projects between the U.S. and China in such key areas as Smart Grid, Eco-Cities / Green Building, renewable energies, transportation, investment, and policy. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, the Council maintains branches in Los Angeles, Beijing, and Shanghai.

For more information please visit www.ucgef.org or email the Forum co-coordinators Sam Wang at sam.wang@ucgef.org or Qi Wang at qi.wang@ucgef.org.

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