Ambassador of France to the US visits San Francisco

Ambassador of France to the United States, Gérard Araud, will be in San Francisco from April 29 to May 2, 2015. Check out his program :


April 29th

  • Ubi i/o (a 10-week program, organized by Business France and Bpifrance, will allow 8 companies to participate in an accelerated immersion in the Silicon Valley’s ecosystem) opening party – Keynote, pitch sequence, networking cocktail

April 30th

  • Visit of Total New Energies / Amyris in Emeryville
  • Interview with Andrew Szeri, vice president for strategic Academic and Facilities Planning (UC Berkeley) ; Lunch at Faculty club – Berkeley, organized by Larry Hyman, Executive Director, France-Berkeley Fund)
  • Interview with Edwin M. Lee, Mayor of the City and County of San Francisco
  • Visit of the French consulate in San Francisco + Business France offices
  • Photography exhibition / cocktail hosted at La Résidence de France in San Francisco (artist: Arnaud Gaertner ; about: Burning Man – Nevada)

May 1st

  • Press meeting with french correspondents in San Francisco: Breakfast at Café de la Presse
  • Interview with Tom Steyer about the COP21 and Climat change
  • Conference at Stanford University : “State of the France-US relationship and priorities for 2015” ; Interview with Condoleeza Rice (Hoover Building) ; Visit of the CET (SESI) with Joseph Stagner, Executive Director Sustainability and Energy Management.
  • Gérard Araud will visit Cleantech companies in Silicon Valley : Centre for Automotive Research at Stanford (CARS), Tesla Motors in Fremont
  • French business community party at La Résidence de France in San Francisco

Last modified on 28/04/2015

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