Solar Cal Poly is an interdisciplinary team of Cal Poly students from architects to engineers to compete in the 2015 U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon competition.

Cal Poly Solar Decathlon House Unveiling
Free

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 29  |  5PM – 8PM

Cal Poly San Luis Obispo is competing in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon competition challenging collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient, and attractive. Solar Cal Poly will be unveiling their design at their regional fundraiser in San Leandro.

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By U.S. Department of Energy, the host of the biennial Solar Decathlon competition of 20 collegiate teams across the world. This is the Cal Poly Solar Decathlon House design.

Day 1 Program

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Day 1
29 Apr 2015
Day 2
30 Apr 2015
Day 3
01 May 2015
Day 4
02 May 2015
Day 5
03 May 2015
17:45

Tour of Zero Net Energy Center

Opening

Natalie Schaefer

Welcome to San Leandro

Mayor Pauline Cutter
Deborah Acosta

Cal Poly Solar Decathlon House Presentation

Erik Pinuelas
Jacob Ruiz
Lisa Marie-Mueller
19:00

Tour of Zero Net Energy Center

The State of Solar

Danny Kennedy

My Solar Startup

Michael Palmquist
Elena Lucas
John Bourne

Introduction to the Thin-Film Solar Awards

Anil Vijayendran
Kevin Chen
Andrew Chang
12:00 - 13:00

Lunch

Design Hackathon

Sketch, draw, design, photoshop, powerpoint, paint, watercolor! While we prefer a digital graphic submission for the Thin Film Solar Awards, we encourage you to use what you feel most comfortable...
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Pitch Perfect by Roy Terry P.D. (Pitch Doctor)

Silicon Valley is filled with innovators passionate to create the future. Most will fail. Sometimes it’s a faulty idea. Just as often it’s a good idea that others don’t understand....
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Roy Terry

Judging + Solar Champion Awardees

Stephen Leist
Emily Kirsch
Espen Sivertsen
Deborah Acosta
19:00 - 21:00

Solar Hangout

Solar Speedhack

This will be a guided program where participants will “speed-date” to share and learn ideas from each other. There is no particular knowledge or experience required to participate. Participants typically leave inspired and...
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Grouphack

This will be a guided program where participants will split into groups. Each group will have a designated Tweeter provided with a laptop and pre-made Twitter account. The host will...
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Street Smarts

Felipe Cano
12:15- 13:00

Lunch

Data Innovation

John Matranga

The Energy Internet

Valerio Vadacchino

Roundtable Hack

This will be a guided program where participants will rejoin as larger groups to integrate conversations from the smaller break-out groups to further expand on the discussion.

Tweetshare

This program rejoins all participants to review and share the open-data Tweets created from the event program.
16:00

Close and Networking

Opening Roundtable

A loose discussion expanding on yesterday’s Smart City San Leandro Hack.

Datahack

Hacking yesterday’s Tweet data from the Smart City San Leandro hack to integrate into a plan for a Smart Grid implementation plan.
12:00 - 13:00

Lunch

16:00

Until Next Time: SolarWeek Ends