Nov 30 2017

Renewal Energy and Energy Efficiency: Speaker Dec. 13

League of Women Voters of Piedmont Holiday Luncheon

Speaker: Dr. Daniel M. Kammen Distinguished Professor of Energy, U.C. Berkeley

Wednesday, December 13, 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

Piedmont Community Hall, in Piedmont Main Park,  711 Highland Avenue

The League of Women Voters of Piedmont is pleased to announce Dr. Daniel M. Kammen will be the guest speaker at its annual Holiday Luncheon on Wednesday, December 13, 2017. The event will be held at the Piedmont Community Hall.

Daniel M. Kammen is a Distinguished Professor of Energy at U.C. Berkeley and prominent expert on energy efficiency. Dr. Kammen holds appointments in the Energy and Resources Group, the Goldman School of Public Policy, and the department of Nuclear Engineering. In 2010, Kammen was tapped by the World Bank as Chief Technical Specialist for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency. In 2016, he was appointed by President Obama as a science envoy to the State Department, where he served until his resignation in August 2017.

Kammen is a frequent contributor to news media and hosted the six-part Discovery Channel series Ecopolis. He has also appeared on 60 Minutes, Nova, and Frontline. Kammen is a Permanent Fellow of the African Academy of Sciences, a fellow of the American Physical Society and serves on two National Academy of Sciences boards and panels. He is the author/co-author of 12 books.

Speaker and lunch is $25 in advance or $30 at the door. To reserve your spot visit and click the Holiday Luncheon link. Payment via credit card, debit card or PayPal account accepted. Payment by check should be made payable to LWVP and sent to Ward Lindenmayer, 40 Highland Ave, Piedmont, CA 94611.

The deadline for lunch reservations is Friday, December 8.

There is no fee for the speaker portion of the program. Dr. Kammen will speak from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. with catered lunch to follow. Doors open at 11:15 a.m.

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