About the World Energy Innovation Forum
The World Energy Innovation Forum (WEIF℠), chaired by industry leader Ira Ehrenpreis, convenes the who’s-who in the energy innovation sector to discuss the important energy issues and opportunities of our time. The event will host the leading investors, entrepreneurs, corporates, policymakers, and other prominent members of the energy ecosystem for two days of conversation, dialogue, and networking.
Attendees will have the extraordinary opportunity to hear first-hand from Tesla’s CEO, Elon Musk, who will help kick off this year’s Forum.
The Forum will feature many other key leaders in the energy innovation sector, all of whom will take to the podium to address the pivotal energy issues and opportunities of our time.
This event marries the best in thought-provoking discussion with the best in industry networking in the most exciting venue in our industry.
Venue: The Tesla Factory, Fremont, CA
In May of 2010, Tesla purchased the Tesla Factory in Fremont, California from New United Motor Manufacturing Inc. By combining top Silicon Valley engineering talent with the best automotive talent within a proven manufacturing facility, Tesla’s goal is to accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable transportation by building a full line of increasingly affordable electric vehicles.
The Tesla Factory has returned thousands of jobs to the area and is capable of producing 1,000 cars a week. Production of the Model S began in mid-2012. Tesla launched its crossover vehicle, the Model X, in September.
Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Registration & Networking Breakfast
Renewables in Developing World
Dinner & Reception
Thursday, May 5, 2016
Lunch, Tesla Test Drives & Factory Tours
12:15 PM - 5:00 PM
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