Hey West Coasters! If you’re interested in renewable energy or the energy industry in general, consider attending the View from the Top event on March 16th, themed “Renewable Energy: Paper Tiger or Green Giant?” The event will take place at the Sheraton Palo Alto, 625 El Camino Real in Palo Alto, California. Register here.

The evening will begin with drinks and hors d’œuvres, and then move into the main program (details below). There will be plenty of time for questions from the audience and dialogue with the panel. And, happily, the event will conclude with socializing and a dessert reception.


Thomas G. Burns ’62, Director of Strategic Planning, Strategic Energy and Economic Research, Inc.
Barry Cinnamon 80, Chief Executive Officer, Akeena Solar
Ray Rothrock SM 78, Managing General Partner, Venrock Associates


Douglas Spreng 65


Harbo Jensen PhD 74, Vice President, Chevron Global Tech Svcs

For more information about registration, cost, and the cancellation policy, visit the event’s Web page. (Or navigate to: https://alum.mit.edu/learn/MajorEvents/ViewfromtheTop/northern_california)

The event is also posted on Facbeook. Visit the event page to see who also has RSVP’d.