In October, San Francisco’s Fort Mason Center will host more than 14,000 attendees of West Coast Green, a green building and innovation conference. The event begins on Oct. 1 and runs through Oct. 3, 2009.

West Coast Green will feature some of the most prominent names in green innovation. Currently, 125 speakers are scheduled to present during 104 different sessions.

“Featured speakers include Ray Anderson of Interface, Inc., Panama Bartholomy of the California Energy Commission, Eric Corey Freed of Organic Architect, David Hopkins — coauthor, The Tactics of Hope: How Social Entrepreneurs Are Changing Our World — Michelle Kaufman, Hunter Lovins, and Gil Friend of Natural Logic.“ Source: PRWeb

In addition to the green-themed workshops, the event will also include an expo hall with more than 300 exhibitors, a green job fair with more than 50 employers on hand, a Think n’ Drink event featuring organic beer and wine, an Innovation Pipeline and much more.

Attendees can choose from the following session tracks: Smart Systems, Existing Buildings & Building Science, Water & Energy, Clean Tech Innovations, Business Opportunities & New Energy Economy and Social Innovations.

Online registration for the event is open until Sept. 30. If you miss the online registration deadline, you will be able to purchase tickets at the door. A full conference pass is $795 through Sept. 30 and $995 if you wait until the event starts to register. Student passes are available for the drastically reduced rate of $250.

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West Coast Green in San Francisco
More than 14,000 people are expected at the 2009 West Coast Green conference in San Francisco.