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switch~ at The Alliance Center Highlight Video

Did you miss switch~ at The Alliance Center, or want to relive the magic? Check out our highlight video below!

What makes you switch~?

We love the energy that all of you bring to switch~, but we want to know: what brings you here, and how can we make switch~ even better? As we gear up for our fall event at eTown Hall, we need your help to make this the best switch~ yet.

So please give us a hand and fill out this TWO MINUTE survey on what you love, like, dislike, and dream about switch~!

switch~ at The Alliance Center was a huge success!

What an incredible switch~ event! We want to thank all of the speakers and attendees for contributing their positive energy, intellectual thoughts, and creativity to the spring switch~ in Denver! Together, we tackled some of the fundamental challenges to sustainability and energy efficiency and revealed promising solutions including a low carbon fuel standard, building efficiency ratings, and reverse online auctions. It’s these conversations about sustainability that make our energy community so special.

We look forward to seeing you at the next switch~ event in October! In the meantime, check back for more for event photos and for stay tuned for the video highlights that recap this amazing night!


Speaker Bios Now Live!

We have an awesome group of talented professionals ready to share their ideas at The Alliance Center! Learn more about our presenters, by visiting our Speakers Page.

switch~ at The Alliance Center Topic Selections

Speakers for switch~ at The Alliance Center have been selected! Make sure to get your tickets NOW for this incredible line-up.

Sustainable Cars from the Bone Yard Yvette Alley
Ecotech Institute:  Sustainable Business Program
Energy Efficiency – One Size Fits None Tracy Phillips
7th Gen Energy Solutions
Low-income community solar Tom Figel
GRID Alternatives Colorado
A Low Carbon Fuel Standard for Colorado? Scott Hornafius
Elk Petroleum
Use Energy Smarter:  Buildings Katrina Managan
Department of Environmental Health, City and County of Denver
Crystal Ball Laura Farris
EPA Region 8
Online Reverse Auction for Energy Efficiency Incentives Jon Dierking
Overlay Consulting
Take a Bite Out of Climate Change! John Whitcomb
Why Even the Koch Brothers Will Buy Renewable Energy John Powers
Renewable Choice Energy

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!