The GridWise Alliance and the United States Department of Energy are co-hosting the inaugural GridWise Global Forum in the nation's capital next Tuesday, September 21st through Thursday, September 23rd. As the Official Interactive Media Partner, Greentech Media has teamed up with the GridWise Global Forum to broadcast select conference sessions live on Greentech Media's website.

The team putting this event together has lined up an all-star cast of speakers, including Steven Chu, Secretary, U.S. Dept. of Energy; Samuel J. Palmisano, Chairman and CEO, IBM; Jeff Immelt, Chairman and CEO, General Electric; Thomas Friedman, Foreign Affairs Columnist, The New York Times; Jon Wellinghoff, Chairman, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission; and many more.

Greentech Media will be broadcasting three sessions (one from each day of the conference) live over our website. The sessions that will be broadcast live are listed below (all times are Eastern Standard Time).

1. Tuesday, September 21st, 1:30pm - 3:00pm: Energizing Leadership - Lessons for all Nations

2. Wednesday, September 22nd, 8:00am - 9:30am: Engaging the Consumer

3. Thursday, September 23rd, 2:15pm - 3:30pm: Innovating for the Future

When you're looking for the live video next week on our site, you will see a special video player in the top right corner of our homepage. You can watch it right from or click on the video and watch the live broadcast in a larger format. Below is a mock-up image of where the video player will be located next week. Greentech Media will also be creating a post-event website that will house these videos and additional content from the conference. Stay tuned to GTM for updates after the event.



In addition to broadcasting these live sessions, Greentech Media staff will be at the conference in full-force for the duration of the event, holding meetings, sharing our latest market research (scheduled to be published on Monday, September 20th), covering conference news, and drinking champagne at the Australian Embassy party. David Leeds, GTM Research smart grid analyst, will be moderating a session on Thursday titled Meeting Climate Goals, that will focus on the relationship between smart grid deployments and a reduction in greenhouse gases.