April 22, 2009

Los Angeles -- Clean technology enthusiasts can mark their calendars for the third annual California Clean Innovation 2009 (CACI) conference, co-hosted by UCLA Anderson School of Management on May 1, 2009 at the Price Center on the University of California, San Diego campus. The one-day event, dedicated to exploring innovations in clean technology, will showcase the latest ideas of forward-thinking companies and individuals in the business, policy and technology sectors.

Organized by students at UCLA Anderson School of Management, Caltech Center for Science & Engineering of Materials and UC San Diego's Rady School of Management, CACI 2009 will address prominent issues of clean technology through interactive panels, with topics ranging from biofuels and energy storage to transportation and new renewable energy technologies. Delivering the keynotes are Peter C. Fusaro, chairman of Global Change Associates, and Jerry Sanders, mayor of San Diego.

Also on the agenda is the Fast Pitch Business Competition, providing up-and-coming entrepreneurs and early stage clean tech companies a dynamic platform to present their concepts to a panel of venture capitalist judges. In addition, attendees can network with industry professionals and develop new partner or investor relationships at the CACI 2009 Technology and Career fair, where clean tech companies will exhibit cutting-edge developments and recruit top talent.

CACI 2009 is intended for a wide audience of industry leaders, entrepreneurs, investment professionals, policymakers, journalists, and students. For more information on the conference, including a complete list of panels and speakers, please visit: www.cacleaninnovation.com.

About UCLA Anderson School of Management
UCLA Anderson School of Management, established in 1935, is regarded among the leading business schools in the world. UCLA Anderson faculty members are renowned for their teaching excellence and research in advancing management thinking. Each year, UCLA Anderson provides management education to more than 1,700 students enrolled in MBA, Executive MBA, Fully-Employed MBA and doctoral programs, and to more than 2,000 professional managers through executive education programs. Combining highly selective admissions, varied and innovative learning programs, and a world-wide network of 36,000 alumni, UCLA Anderson develops and prepares global leaders.

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