Smart Green Building in China

Jim Caldwell, US-China Green Energy Council

Dr. Caldwell discusses Chinese measures for improving
the environment as it makes massive investments in domestic
infrastructure. Topics to be covered include green cities,
improvements to the built-in infrastructure, technology
standards for new green buildings, and harmony with
international standards and approaches.  

In addition to his efforts with the US-China Green Energy
Council, Dr. Caldwell is President/CEO of E3 Regenesis
Solutions, Inc., where he specializes in building green energy
alliances and energy systems integration for buildings and
cities.  He is currently closely involved with the negotiation of
green building standards in China and in the international arena. 

Previous positions include Senior Marketing Representative
for Tian Ma, at International Geosystems (H.K) Ltd. and a Tour
Director in China for Lindblad Travel. He founded Pacific Rim
Connections, Inc. (a multilingual prepress services company).
Dr. Caldwell was the first Editor of the Unicode Standard
(ISO10646), he served on the Unicode Technical Committee, and
he later served as VP for Multilingual Computing at DAE Interactive
Marketing (Ion Global, US).  He has lived and worked in China and in
Hong Kong on several occasions from the 1980s, most recently
in Beijing from 2007 - 08. He often travels to China on business
and as a speaker in public programs. 

Dr. Caldwell is a Director of the 1990 Institute, a member of
the California Biomass Collaborative, of Sustainable San Mateo County
a Director of Conexions and a member of the Sustainovation steering
committee.  He is also a member of the Energy Voyager Corporation's
International Knowledge Trust.  He has taught university courses on
the Politics of Energy and the Environment, Comparative Politics and
World History at SUNY Binghamton and Iona College, NY.  He was a
post-doctoral Fellow at the U.C. Berkeley Institute of East Asian Studies
and Assistant Director of the Center for East Asian Studies at
Stanford University.

Thursday, September 30, 2010 | 4:15 pm — 5:30 pm
Skilling Auditorium, Stanford University

US-Asia Technology Management Center