Workshop Details
Solar Fuels Institute (SOFI) Launch Event
08/13/2012 - 08/15/2012
Meeting Description:

Organizations that have expressed an interest in SOFI Membership are invited to a private launch event, organized and facilitated by the Telluride Science Research Center, in Telluride, CO. The goals of this meeting are to 1) develop strategies for creating a SOFI "Knowledge Map," a living navigation/networking/knowledge tool that will show the state of the science, the potential scientific and technological pathways to achieve our mission, and help drive who should be working on what, where; 2) finalize the governance structure of SOFI, e.g. reach consensus on establishing the Scientific Steering Committee and the Board of Governors composition; 3) determine beneficial administrative relationships; 4) identify intellectual property issues facing SOFI and develop guidelines for addressing them; 5) design a business strategy including capitalization plans; and 6) prepare a consensus draft of the Memorandum of Understanding among the initial SOFI members.

For more information about this event, please contact Nana Naisbitt, Executive Director of the Telluride Science and Research Center, at or call 970-708-0004,

Meeting Venue:

John and Anne Ryan Campus
459 West Dakota Telluride CO 81435

Solar Fuels Institute (SOFI) Launch Event Registered Meeting Participants:
Participant Organization
Artero, Vincent CEA-Grenoble
Cahen, David Weizmann Institute of Science
Calendo, Bridget Northwestern University/SOFI
Co, Dick Northwestern University/SOFI
Decelle, Mike Sun Catalytix Corporation
Dismukes, Charles Rutgers University
Faunce, Thomas Australian National University
Fujita, Etsuko Brookhaven National Laboratory
Gust, Devens Arizona State University
, Leif Uppsala University
, Leif [2nd Reservation] Uppsala University
Harris, Alexander Brookhaven National Laboratory
Klimov, Victor Los Alamos National Laboratory
Marnoy, Audrey self
McCusker, Jim Michigan State University
McDonald, Margaret Northwestern University/SOFI
Muckerman, Jim Brookhaven National Laboratory
Reece, Steven Sun Catalytix
Royea, William Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis
Schneider, Jonathan SOFI
Stechel, Ellen Arizona State University
Stults, Dr. B. Ray National Renewable Energy Laboroatory
Trainham, James RTI International
Turner, John NREL
Wasielewski, Michael Northwestern University/SOFI

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