[SPN-Discussion] Dreamit + AgTech X panel: "The Future of Green Infrastructure" December 11, 2017

Ricky Stephens ristephens25 at gmail.com
Thu Dec 7 14:26:18 PST 2017

Hello, just wondering if I needed to do anything differently here? Never
saw my message go out.


On Tue, Nov 21, 2017 at 5:42 PM, Ricky Stephens <ristephens25 at gmail.com>

> Hello! Wanted to submit this event. Details below + poster attached.
> Best,
> Ricky
> *RSVP:* https://www.meetup.com/Urban-Tech/events/245280363/
> *Date:* December 11, 2017
> *Time:* 6:30-8:30pm
> *Venue:* Agritecture - 40 Bushwick Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11206
> *Moderator:* Elyssa Rothe (Director of Policy & Market Development,
> PACENation / Strategy Advisor, AgTech X)
> *Panelists:* Gwen Schantz (Co-Founder & COO, Brooklyn Grange); Alan
> Burchell (Founder, Urbanstrong); Marni Majorelle (Founder, Alive
> Structures); 1 more TBA
> *Topic:* "The Future of Green Infrastructure: How Cities Can Utilize
> Rooftops to Solve Food, Water, and Energy Challenges"
> Join Dreamit Ventures and AgTech X for networking and discussion with the
> visionaries who are reimagining urban rooftops for a more sustainable
> future. We’re bringing together builders, urban farmers, and policy experts
> to explore the state of green roof technology. Advances in green roof
> technology has proven to lower energy costs and to reduce carbon emissions.
> Cities around the world are adopting measures that require large new
> developments to include green infrastructure.
> A panel of experts will discuss the state of green infrastructure,
> highlighting policy proposals currently being debated by lawmakers, green
> roofing startups leading innovation in the space, and the engineering
> challenges associated with this technology.
> *About the Sponsors:*
> Dreamit UrbanTech <http://www.dreamit.com/urbantech> is a leading startup
> accelerator for startups that are improving city life. Founded in
> partnership with SPP <http://spprealestate.com/>, the joint venture by
> Jeff Vinik and Bill Gates' Cascade Investment Group, the program seeks to
> identify promising startups with a market-ready product to integrate into
> major real estate and smart city projects being undertaken by Dreamit's
> customer network. Accepted startups will pitch, partner, pilot, and sell to
> dozens of AEC firms, international real estate developers, and city
> governments. The Dreamit team looks for startups innovating in fields such
> as transportation, construction, renewable energy, IoT, real estate, big
> data, and more. These startups share the goal of creating products that
> improve city life.
> AgTech X <https://www.agtech-x.com/> is NYC's go-to resource for
> learning, collaboration, and inspiration in the Urban Farming and AgTech
> space. They host classes, workshops, & tours; help newcomers and visitors
> get connected to the NYC scene; and serve as an early-stage testing ground
> for curious entrepreneurs.
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