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The Climate Tech Event

Oct 24 - 26, 2023
San Jose Convention Center
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We have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to leverage the power of technology to address the climate crisis and build a clean economy. VERGE 23 is the leading climate tech event accelerating solutions to the most pressing challenges of our time. Join thousands of leaders — from business, government, solution providers and startups — working together to address the climate crisis.

Past Speakers

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Christiana Figueres

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Lisa Jackson

Apple

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Gavin Newsom

State of California

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Catherine Chien

X, The Moonshot Factory

Danny Kennedy

Danny Kennedy

New Energy Nexus

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Pete Buttigieg

U.S. Department of Transportation

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Alexandria Villaseñor

Earth Uprising International

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Sylvia Lee

Meta

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Anthony Oni

Energy Impact Partners

Jennifer Granholm

Jennifer Granholm

U.S. Department of Energy

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"VERGE 22 was full of thought-provoking discussions and featured some of the most cutting-edge technologies and solutions that can help us address the climate crisis and build a clean economy. It's a “can’t miss” event for people who are passionate about sustainability."

Carrie
Song
Vice President Americas, Renewable Fuel
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"Finally! We’ve reached the moment when society is reinventing everything and we need VERGE more than ever. VERGE is where climate-aware solutions are born and scaled."

Adam
Werbach
Global Lead, Sustainable Shopping
Amazon
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"My experience at VERGE yielded more fruitful and inspiring follow ups than any other event I have ever been to. This community is action oriented and you can feel everyone's passion and dedication to creating a more healthy and just future, together."

Angeline
Chen
President
Global Coralition, Coral CoLab, Carbon P3
Shana Rappaport

The technologies to address the climate crisis are bountiful, and scaling up just in time to meet the challenge of this “decisive decade.” VERGE is the home for business and government leaders, entrepreneurs and investors seeking to leverage these solutions to create an ecologically thriving, economically prosperous and socially just world.

Shana
Rappaport
SVP and Executive Director, VERGE
GreenBiz Group

Programs

Buildings

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VERGE 22 convened more than 4,000 professionals working across clean energy, sustainable transportation, carbon removal, regenerative food systems and net-zero buildings. The program featured a lineup of dynamic speakers across industries advocating for both systemic and collaborative climate change solutions. View the recorded keynote sessions!

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