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New Meetup: New York & The Electric Car-A Panel Discussion

Cathy
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Group Organizer
New York, NY
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When: Friday, April 23, 2010 9:45 AM

Where:
Columbia University
116th St. and Broadway Davis Auditorium in the Schapiro Center
New York, NY 10027

New York & The Electric Car-A Panel Discussion

April 23, 2010 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT

Davis Auditorium, Room 412 inside the
Schapiro Center for Engineering and Physical Science

In anticipation of the wider availability of electric cars, Columbia's Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science will host a panel discussion about the Northeast region's readiness for plug-in vehicles. Panelists include:

* John Gilbert, executive vice president of Rudin Management
* Jeffrey Sachs, director of Columbia's Earth Institute
* Roger Anderson, Doherty Senior Scholar in the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory and adjunct
professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences
* Tony Posawatz, line director for General Motors's Chevy Volt electric car
* Arthur Kressner, director of Research and Development, Power Supply at Con Edison
* Lawrence Burns, Earth Institute director of Sustainable Mobility

The panel will be moderated by Kathleen Deveny of Newsweek magazine.

GM's Chevy Volt, which will be available starting in the fall of 2010, will be on display on the Engineering School's plaza near the entrance to the Mudd building.

Open to the public; seating is on a first-come basis.
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Directions:
Take the 1 train to 116th St. Columbia University
Exit the turnstiles and walk up the staircase on the right.
Walk through the gates at 116th St and Broadway
Walk up the step on the main campus past Low Library and Uris Hall to the Schapiro Center

Click here for Map of Directions


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