Honestly, there are a lot more than five great reasons, but you’re all busy, so we’re going to cut to the proverbial chase. And these five should be enough to make just about anyone eager to attend TC Sessions: Climate & The Extreme Tech Challenge 2022 Global Finals on June 14 — that’s next week! — at UC Berkeley’s Zellerbach Hall.
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Ready? Here are the five great reasons.
1. SOSV’s Climate Tech Meetup: The first reason to attend TC Sessions: Climate actually takes place the night before the conference begins. SOSV — the No. 1 climate tech investor, publisher of the annual SOSV Climate Tech 100 list and producer of the annual Climate Tech Summit — will host a meetup on June 13 from 6:00 – 9:00 pm PT in downtown Berkeley. Join the climate tech community, founders from SOSV’s Climate Tech 100 and the teams at SOSV, HAX and IndieBio for a fun meetup with great conversation and networking — plus beer, wine and snacks. Tickets are $20 ($5 for students). Register here.
2. A slate of world-class speakers: You’ll hear from leading voices at the forefront of fighting climate change. The roster includes climate philanthropists, policy makers and entrepreneurs like Bill Gates, U.S. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm, Impossible Food’s Pat Brown and so many more.
3. Roundtable discussions: These smaller, expert-led sessions focus on a single topic. You’ll have time to dig into specifics and ask questions for deeper conversations and connections. You’ll find specific descriptions, times and locations for these 12 roundtable discussions in the event agenda:
- Scaling Deep Tech Startups in Climate with SOSV’s HAX Program
- Climate Investing Insights with Alumni Ventures
- How to Solve the Number One Contributor to Climate Change – Food Waste with Full Harvest
- Planting the Pre-Seeds: Investing Early in Climate Tech with Obvious Ventures
- CAPEX CAPEX CAPEX with SOSV’s IndieBio
- Accelerating Climate Solutions from Discovery to Deployment with UC Berkeley
- Building Trust with Forward-looking Reforestation Carbon Offsets with DroneSeed
- Why the Next Big Entrepreneur Must Come from Climate Tech with Fifth Wall
- The Future of Green Buildings – Flexible, Smart, Carbon-Free with ProspectSV
- Building a Food System for the Next 1,000 Years with Iron Ox
- Climatech: How to Make it Different This Time? with Khosla Ventures
- AI in Farming: The Key to Sustainable Agriculture with FarmWise
4. Explore the cutting edge of climate tech: Don’t miss these 20 early-stage climate-tech startups exhibiting at the show. They span a wide range of innovative climate tech solutions. Go meet them and greet them. You never know where you might find your next collaboration, investment or internship opportunity.
5. The Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC) 2022 Global Finals: Don’t miss this competition when 10 XTC category finalists (selected from nearly 2,000 applicants across 100 countries) and three special award winners pitch their innovative startups with the potential to radically improve the world. Which startup will be crowned the Grand Winner of XTC 2022?
Those are just five of the many great reasons to join us next week at TC Sessions: Climate on June 14. Buy your pass today and save $200 before prices go up at the door. Then get ready for inspiration — and maybe even hope — as you explore the new wave of climate tech and the people taking action to make it happen.
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