SAN ANTONIO, March 12, 2019 –– EPIcenter, San Antonio’s energy innovation hub, today announced a call for entries for its annual Summit. This year’s topic is Electrification and the title is “Plug Me In: Smart. Connected. Electrified.” The Summit will be held on June 19, 2019, at the Pearl Stable in San Antonio, TX, and will take a closer look at the economy-wide shift of using electricity to fuel everyday activities.
Companies with a technology, device, software platform, or other resource that exemplifies electrification are invited to apply online for a featured spot on the Summit agenda. Just a few will be selected to explain their product in a 10-minute TED-talk-style presentation.
The half-day Summit will feature a slate of speakers from across the country from varied backgrounds and fields of expertise, and will include keynotes, moderated panels and short talks in which speakers will address a number of topics related to electrification including:
The call for entries will end on May 3, 2019. Submissions will be reviewed on an ongoing basis so early submission is highly encouraged.
“EPIcenter is searching for new and innovative technologies that can demonstrate the ways electrification goes far beyond electric vehicles,” CEO Kimberly Britton said. “The Summit will give insight to both the corporate leader and the average citizen as to how this trend might provide new economic opportunities and how daily life might be impacted for individuals, businesses, and communities.”
EPIcenter's Summits launched in June 2017 with a focus on the Internet of Things, called "IoT: A Connected World." In 2018, EPIcenter’s Summit examined business resiliency in “Disaster Disabled | Resilience Reinvented.” Each event drew large crowds representing dozens of private and public businesses and individuals from a cross-section of the economy.
EPIcenter is a hub for new energy technology innovation, education, community engagement and entrepreneurial incubation and ideation. The EPI stands for Energy, Partnerships and Innovation. Learn more at www.epicenterus.org.