Albany Law to Host Green Innovation and Public Policy Symposium

Albany Law to Host Green Innovation and Public Policy Symposium

3/26/2009 | Facebook|Twitter|Email

Albany Law School will host the Green Innovation and Public Policy Symposium on Tuesday, March 31, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., with a reception to follow.

The event will bring together members of the community who have served as contributors to the development of New York state's energy and environmental policy and technologies. The speakers will highlight both challenges and opportunities involved in working to advance green technologies while collaborating with state agencies.

Participants include:
Pradeep Haldar
Director of the Energy Environmental Technology Center for the University at Albany; Head of the NanoEngineering Constellation at the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering

Jeff Peterson
New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) Program Manager, charged with fostering the development and use of innovative technologies to promote the state's energy, economic, and environmental wellbeing and to provide a vehicle for the state to work collaboratively with businesses, academia, industry, and the federal government

Catherine Hill, Esq.
Counsel at Whiteman, Osterman and Hanna, LLP; Advisory Board for Albany Law School's Center for Law and Innovation

John Corey
President of Troy-based CFIC/Qdrive, the developers and manufacturers of sound-driven refrigeration units known as cryocoolers

The event, which is organized by the Albany Law School Environmental Law Society, the Albany Law School Democrats, and the Albany Law School Intellectual Property Society, is free and open to the public. The symposium will be held in the West Wing, and the reception will be held in the West Foyer.

Contact Keith Edwards at for more information.