Topic Submission Now Open!

Get ready! switch~ is coming back to The Alliance Center in Denver on May 14, 2015. switch~ is a fast-paced event that enables people with great ideas about energy and sustainability to share their thoughts. And we want to hear yours!
Are you up for the challenge?

switch~ at The Alliance Center is seeking speakers who have:
An interesting idea about energy and sustainability,
The flexibility to work within the 5-minute, 20-auto advance slide format, and
The ability to have fun with it!
No public speaking experience is necessary. No honorarium will be paid; this is an all-volunteer event.

We will be accepting topic proposals through April 23, 2015. SUBMIT YOUR TOPIC PROPOSAL NOW!

Tickets on Sale Now!

Do You Love switch~? Help Make this Event Possible by Becoming a Sponsor

switch~ would not be possible without the help of our generous sponsors. If you are interested in sponsoring switch~ at The Alliance Center, please reach out to Brittany Gibson, our switch~ sponsorship coordinator, for additional information.

Get Ready, Your Favorite switch~ Energy Event is Back!

As many of you know, last spring we brought switch~ to Denver for the first time at The Alliance Center. This sold-out event was such a success we had to do it again!  Don’t miss out; mark your calendars for switch~ at The Alliance Center – May 14th. This fast-paced event with TEDx-style presentations is sure to be a night filled with friends, sustainable energy ideas, and fun!

In the meantime, check out our highlight video from our last switch~ at The Alliance Center and stay tuned for more details in the coming weeks!

Happy New Year // Highlight Video

From all of us at switch~, we hope you have a wonderful 2015! Please take a moment to view our highlight video from switch~ at eTown Hall, and let it serve as inspiration for you as we charge into this year.

What an Evening!

We’d like to extend a sincere THANK YOU to everyone who made switch~ at eTown Hall a HUGE success. We will have more photos and a highlight video up here soon, but until then, here’s a sneak peek!

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switch~ at eTown Hall Speaker Selection

Have you ever wondered…

…what Doomsday Preppers can teach us about selling green?

…why the pitchforks are coming for our utilities and what we can do about it?

…how we can get beyond incremental fixes to build our energy future?

…what we really mean by “utility of the future?”

…where hybrid rickshaws and digital kerosene will take us?

We don’t know the answers to these questions yet, but you can! Buy your ticket to switch~ at eTown Hall today!

Once again, this community has risen to the occasion and flooded us with high quality, thought provoking energy topics for the next switch~. It was tough, but we’ve made our selection and are already counting down the days to another fabulous event! This switch~ is loaded with talented speakers covering topics ranging from energy in our local communities to international sustainability advances. View our speaker bios here!


switch~ Speaker Selections

Is “more of better less”? Brad Queen
Cube Resources
The Pitchforks Are Coming Chuck Ray
E Source
What We Talk About When We Talk About The Utility Of The Future Dan Cross-Call
Rocky Mountain Institute
What Doomsday Preppers Teach us about Selling Green Danielle Vitoff
Navigant
Creating Digital Kerosene Julia Alvarez
Elephant Energy
Building our Energy Future — Why we need to go beyond the incrementalist approach Justin Spencer
Navigant
Solar Thermal Laurent Meillon
Capitol Solar Energy
Surya Conversions: The Rise of the Hybrid Rickshaw Maithreyi Gopalakrishnan
Surya Conversions LLC
Creating meaning in energy science Rudy Kahsar
University of Colorado Energy Club
China’s Great Coal Migration Richard Martin
Navigant Research