La Maison Française, Embassy of France: Green Technologies
Tuesday, June 14 at 6:00 PM
La Maison Francaise, Embassy of France, 4101 Reservoir Road NW

"Green Technologies - The Defining Opportunity for Transatlantic Cooperation"q

On Tuesday, June 14 at 6 p.m., the French-American Chamber of Commerce and leading European binational trade associations will host a lecture and discussion titled "Green Technologies - The Defining Opportunity for Transatlantic Cooperation" with Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Europe and Eurasia Juan Verde. Discover more and register below

"The United States and EU must become more partners than competitors in developing green technologies that cut greenhouse gas emissions. It is a matter of intensity and speed -- not of direction."-- Juan Verde

About Juan Verde

Juan Verde was appointed to serve as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Europe and Eurasia at the U.S. Department of Commerce by President Barack Obama in December 2009. In this capacity, he leads the Department of Commerce's efforts to help solve trade policy and market access issues facing U.S. firms seeking to grow their business operations in Europe and Eurasia. He is additionally responsible for developing and recommending policies and programs with respect to U.S. economic and commercial relations with 52 countries in Europe and Eurasia.

Juan Verde is no stranger to the growing field of green technologies. Prior to his appointment at the U.S. Department of Commerce and a distinguished career as an entrepreneur and corporate advisor, he was the founder and CEO of The Climate Project Spain, the Spanish branch of former Vice President Al Gore's climate change non-profit. Verde also served as president of the Fundacion Biosfera (Biosphere Foundation), a non-profit organization that promotes environmental values, sustainability, and the fight against climate change.

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ADMISSION: (registration required)

    $35 - Non-members
    $25 - Members of the F-ACC, BABA, GABC, SACC-DC and US-Spain


DAS Verde's lecture will be followed by a Q&A session and a wine & cheese reception.

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