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The deadline to submit a speaker nomination for VERGE SF 2013 has now passed. If you're interested in speaking at VERGE SF 2014, which will return to the Palace Hotel October 27-30, 2014, click here to submit a form, or contact Elaine Hsieh, VERGE Program Director, at [email protected] for speaking opportunities.


Contact Alan Robinson, VP of Sales and Business Development, at [email protected] or (650) 209-5446 to learn more about sponsoring opportunities.


Contact Becky Dempsey, Community Manager, at [email protected] or (510) 740-2358 to learn more about partnership opportunities.


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The deadline to submit a volunteer application has now passed, but we encourage you to apply in case any spots open up. Click here for more information about volunteering and to fill out an application.

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GreenBizzers to follow:

Elaine Hsieh
Program Director & Senior Analyst - VERGE, GreenBiz Group

Elaine Hsieh has more than 15 years of industry experience consulting with Fortune 500 companies on a wide range of sustainability, green building, and technology issues.   Read more…

John Davies
VP, Senior Analyst, GreenBiz Group

John Davies heads up GreenBiz Group's research efforts and leads the GreenBiz Executive Network, a member-based, peer-to-peer learning forum for sustainability professionals.   Read more…

Joel Makower
Chairman & Executive Editor, GreenBiz Group

Joel Makower is a well-respected voice on business, the environment, and the bottom line. As a writer and strategist on corporate sustainability practices and clean technology, he has helped a wide range of companies align environmental goals with business strategy.   Read more…

Hugh Byrne
Senior Vice President Product Dev. + Marketing, GreenBiz Group

Hugh brings 20 years of diverse experience in the publishing and technology industries to GreenBiz Group.   Read more…

Krys Freeman
Director of Systems + Technology, GreenBiz Group

Krys Freeman is one of today’s rising entrepreneurs, technologists and visionaries.   Read more…

Heather Clancy
Senior Writer, GreenBiz

Heather Clancy is an award-winning business journalist specializing in coverage of transformative technology, innovation and corporate social responsibility.   Read more…

Shana Rappaport
Director of Engagement, VERGE, GreenBiz Group

Shana Rappaport's mission is to advance large-scale, systemic solutions to accelerate climate stabilization.   Read more…

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Frequently Asked Questions

Who should attend?

VERGE participants include a diverse group of executives in:

  • Energy: Energy Managers, COOs, Plant Managers, Facilities Directors and those who directly manage energy within your organization.
  • IT: CIOs, CTOs or Directors of IT with activities involving buildings, logistics, application development and energy management.
  • Buildings: Facilities, Real Estate and Operations Managers deploying next generation techniques and IT tools to measure, monitor and control energy, enterprise resources and building operations.
  • Transportation: Fleet & Logistics Managers, Transportation Systems Managers, and those in charge of diversifying fleet operations and implementing electric vehicles.

How do I register for VERGE?

For VERGE SF 2013, click here to register. Please register early - seating is limited! Registration pricing is as follows:

Attendee Type

Expires Aug 30
Full Rate
Aug 30 - Conference

All-Access Pass



Conference Only Pass



One Day Pass



I can only stay for part of the conference. Can I transfer my issued registration to someone else for the rest?

No, one registration may not be shared by multiple people.

Is there a group discount?

Yes! When 2 or more people register, a discount of 20% off is applied to all registrants on all items. Group registration to VERGE San Francisco is strongly encouraged, and invitees have the option of adding team members during registration. Once you've added all team members and are ready to checkout, the discount will be automatically deducted from your total conference fees.

Are there any discounts for Government/Non-Profit/Academic/Student?

Because budgets are tight, we want to make sure all groups have a chance to attend. For government employees, students, academic, and non-profit organizations, we are offering 40% off the registration fee. To confirm eligibility and take advantage of this discount, please contact [email protected] with your organization or school info, number of attendees, and means of verifying your organization's status. Discount may not be combined with other offers.

What is the refund policy for the event?

Registrations for the event are non-refundable. However, if you register but are then unable to attend, we are happy to apply the amount you paid to a future GreenBiz event or product, or you can transfer your registration to a colleague. Please email [email protected] if you need to cancel or transfer your registration.

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