Fall 2009 Meeting

Exploring California’s Energy Strategies
October 5 - 7, 2009 - Palo Alto, CA

Wednesday's Agenda & Activities

Wednesday, October 7 provides highlights from energy research and technology transfer institutions. The day begins with a presentation on nuclear energy:  what states need to know.  Following a brief business meeting, ASERTTI members will each have the opportunity to describe their organizations key research areas, results, and initiatives.

At noon, meeting participants are invited to grab a box lunch and head to San Francisco to spend the afternoon and evening networking and getting to know each other.  Choose one of the following events:

Golf:  Play nine holes of golf at a course in San Francisco.  Club rentals will be available.

Bike Ride:  Pick up rental bikes in Fishermans Wharf and take a1-1/2 hour ride along the San Francisco Bay, over the Golden Gate Bridge, and into Sausalito.  Visit the San Francisco Bay-Delta Model a 2 acre 3-D model built by the U. S. Army Corp of Engineers for scientific testing.  Bike back to the Sausalito ferry and ride the ferry back to Fishermans Wharf.  Ellen Petrill, EPRI, will guide this adventure.

Sightseeing/Shopping/Museum:  Visit Fishermans Wharf, Embarcadero Center, the California Academy of Sciences Aquarium, Golden Gate Park whatever suits the group.

All groups will meet for the final event to regale each other with stories from the day over a no-host dinner in Fishermans Wharf at 6 pm.