Join Us LIVE! Linking & Leveraging Networks: smaller indiana & Northeast Ohio's Midtown Brews

Submitted by Betsey Merkel on Thu, 01/31/2008 - 23:41.

Midtown Brews connects you face to face once a month with Northeast Ohio leaders in the technology, energy and creative industries. Host partners: EarthWatch Ohio/Insivia/I-Open/Meet The Bloggers/Webtego


Join us and the Smaller Indiana network February 7th to learn more about... Our Ohio Energy Portfolio: Economic Development in Your Backyard


Conversation topics:

  • The proposed AMP-OH's 960-megawatt conventional pulverized coal-fired power plant to be built in Meigs County.
  • How should CPP diversify its energy portfolio? What role should renewables and energy efficiency play in this make up? Net Metering, Smart Metering, Combined Heat & Power?
  • Is IGCC (Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle) a better technology?
  • Is Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) a viable solution?


  • Richard Stuebi, BP Fellow for Energy and Environmental Advancement at The Cleveland Foundation, NextWave Energy, Inc., Founder and President
  • Councilman Matt Zone, City of Cleveland, Ward 17
  • Nolan Moser, Law Fellow, Ohio Environmental Council
  • Andrew Flock, Painesville Councilman
  • Andrew Watterson, Cleveland Sustainability Programs Manager, City of Cleveland Department of Utilities
  • Elisa Young, Founder, Meigs CAN (Citizens for Action), and Meigs County resident, providing the community perspective
  • And other Guests...
    • Date: Thursday, Febuary 7, 2008 (the first Thursday of every month)
    • Time: 5:30 P.M. to 7:30 P.M.
    • Donation: Optional $5.00 (or more to help provide for those who can't) to help defray the costs of munchies, and your favorite six pack of brew
    • Live Video Broadcast and Chat hosted by the team at Insivia. If you can't make it F2F, join us for an online conversation starting at 6:00PM - 7:00PM (EST).
    • Register:
    • Location: Insivia - Software & Design, a Midtown technology company, just down the street (west) from Webtego 1900 Superior Avenue, Suite 105, Cleveland, Ohio 44114


This event is a chance to ask questions.

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We are all in this together

Stefani Spears has posted information on News section also.

We will be connecting via live video stream and chat (online conversation starts at 6PM) with another network "smaller indiana" based in Indianapolis with networks across Indiana. This group has just started a couple of weeks ago and now exceeds 500 members. You can visit the network here and do Join. It has been started by Pat Coyle.

The Feb 7th forum will address specific energy challenges Ohio faces that affect all states. How do these issues affect us all? How can we put our heads together to share best practices and craft new solutions quickly? What are our innovation enterprise opportunities?

Join us F2F or online. Support and, partner Midtown Brews hosts and technology business leaders stepping out to ensure the open, neutral spaces for inclusive dialogue about these powerful issues.