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Santa Cruz Works: Tech Meet up

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Saturday, February 22, 2020,
12pm - 2pm

$10 Student | $20 General

Join Santa Cruz Works for their 2nd Green Tech event featuring local and international companies at the forefront of ecofriendly technology.

Gringgo: traveling all the way from Bali, founder Oliver Pouillon will tell us about his unique image recognition tool to accelerate plastic management system, improve plastic recycling rates, and reduce plastic dumped in the ocean; and how he was one of the top winners of the $25M in grants from tech giant Google. Yes tech companies do care about our environment.

Prometheus Fuels: Looking for a carbon neutral solution for your gas guzzling car? Rob McGinnis will tells us how his company creates gasoline out of thin air!

READMicrosoft, Ventana Surfboards & Supplies: David Dennis will update us on Microsoft's leadership plan to be carbon neutral. And be astounded by the beauty of his nonprofit Ventana Surfboards & Supplies. How can Microsoft help you?

Pleasant Robotics: learn about P.E.T.E.R: and the CES winner Gabriella Pleasant about her micro-plastic eating turtle.

Cruz Foam: if you are just waking up from a 5-year hibernation, John Felts will dazzle you with their biodegradable replacement for styrofoam popcorn and packaging. And they will have some fantastic news!

O'Neill Sea Odyssey: Rachel Kippen / ED will provide us with both her and Jack O'Neills vision for this coastal environmental adventure.

Blume Distillation - Tom Harvey will update us on their bio-refinery systems for the commercial production of alcohol end and co-products.

2NDNATURE - Nat Evatt will explain how 2NDNATURE is using map-based technology to help cities and counties use science to make better decisions and communicate clean water progress to the public.

Ambient Photonics - Bates Marshall and team are making the world's most powerful light harvesting solar cells for smart home, consumer electronics, and IoT devices. RESCHEDULED TO MARCH 4. STAY TUNED!

More to come! Cash bar. Music by: Cruz Contro

Special Community Guest: Santa Cruz SPCA

SPONSORED BY: UCSC, Wynn Capital Management

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