Cal Day 2007: Green cities and the 2000-watt society

An exhibit presenting UNEP Satellite images of cities through time and a Swiss solution to urban growth.

Event Details


UC Berkeley I-house
2299 Piedmont Ave., Berkeley, California 9720 United States


April 21, 2007 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm America/Los Angeles (UTC-08:00)

As part of Think Swiss – Brainstorm the future – swissnex kindly invites you to visit:

UNEP Satellite Images of cities through time: a compelling evidence for the need to pursue Green Cities Strategies and Novatlantis’ vision of the 2000 Watts Society: 2000 watts – that’s all we really need!

An exhibit presenting a Swiss energy solution to the trend of global city growth.

After visiting the exhibition, enjoy a taste of delicious Swiss cheese fondue and famous Emmi yoghurt – sponsored by Emmi USA Inc. – at the booth of the Consulate General of Switzerland!

About Think Swiss:

“Think Swiss – Brainstorm the future” is a US wide program on Education, Research and Innovation for 2007. It aims to highlight and showcase Switzerland as a global, knowledge-based country full of talent, high-tech opportunities and creativity – crucial assets to secure a sustainable quality of life for future generations. Its goal is to foster an even stronger network of long-term relations in education, research and innovation between the United States and Switzerland.

The program focuses on the exchange of expertise and know-how in academia and the high-tech business community in Switzerland and the United States. The Consulate of Switzerland, SHARE in Boston, its sister office swissnex in San Francisco and the Office of Science, Technology and Higher Education (OSTHE) at the Embassy of Switzerland in Washington, D.C. are the leading houses of the program and organize in cooperation with the other Swiss General Consulates and other institutions in the USA numerous events, workshops and exhibitions with a target audience being academia, high tech businesses, administrations and NGOs.


Photo: Myleen Hollero