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SpeakerR. James Woolsey, Venture Partner, Lux Capital; Chairman, Foundation for Defense of Democracies; Cofounder, United States Energy Security Council; and Former Director of Central Intelligence
Date Apr 25, 2013
Time 5:30 pm  
Location The Chicago Club 81 East Van Buren Street Chicago, IL 60605
Sponsor Chicago Council on Global Affairs
Registration Registration
Event type Other
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An ongoing debate continues to swirl around the prospects for profitability of alternative energy and green technology. The debate is intensified by a related argument over government support for green and alternative energy investments, which manifested itself again recently during the fiscal cliff negotiations. Against this backdrop, what is the business perspective on the market for these technologies in both the short and long-term? Where are entrepreneurs, private equity, and venture capital seeing opportunities to invest, innovate, and profit? And in addition to our economic interests, how or why might these investments also be in America's national security interest?

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