A conference dedicated
Join us for
the 5th annual, Green Kids Conference!
June 13, 2015
Microsoft Silicon Valley Campus
1065 La Avenida
St, Building 1
Mountain View, CA - 94043
10:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Kids Conference - Building Responsible
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Green Kids Now, Inc., is honored to bring you,
5th Annual, Green Kids Conference!
Founder-Pavan Raj Gowda's speech at the 4th
annual, Green Kids Conference.
Our goal is to educate kids and their families on environmental issues, make them aware of available resources and opportunities, and also to promote, encourage, and reward new innovative ideas.
Come and explore the latest developments and
opportunities in the following areas:
1. Education and Research
2. Clean Technology and Alternative Energy Sources
3. Climate Science
4. Waste Management
5. Air Quality
6. Land / Nature Preservation
7. Energy / Water Conservation
9. Green Chemistry
Snapshot of our
past Keynote Speakers, Chief Guests, and Expert
Guest: Mr. Robert Hanna
Hanna, is the great-great-grandson
of the famous environmentalist John Muir! He
also shared about John Muir's childhood days as
an inventor! It was fascinating to learn about
John Muir's childhood days, and his passion for
conservation and innovation.
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Daniel Zalles
Zalles presented about SRI
Environmental Science Instructional Solutions
- Center for Technology and Learning, SRI
International. He shared about the tools and
resources available for children to use for
their research on Climate Science.
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Christopher Viney
Viney, Professor, School of Engineering,
UC Merced is a Pioneer in Biomimicry (New method
of Innovation) Dr. Viney explained the complex
materials in terms a lay audience could easily
understand. His factual presentation and
anecdotes, were all delivered interactively and
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Robert Dunbar
Dr. Robert B.
Dunbar, Professor, Stanford University,
presented about Climate Dynamics, Oceanography,
Marine Ecology and allowed kids to actually
touch and feel the rare species of coral reef
that he had brought from the most remote part of
2012, and 2011: Topic "Save The Frogs" - Dr.
Dr. Kerry Kriger
is an ecologist, Founder, and Executive
Save The Frogs organization. He presented
about amphibians and their impacts on our
ecosystem, and shared how we could take action
to protect amphibians. His presentations are
always interactive and entertaining with sounds
2012: Topic: Biomimicry-Innovations Inspired by
Nature - Shanti Balaraman
Balaraman, President of Green Kids Now,
Inc., presented about Biomimicry, how it is
being used in industries, and also shared works
of other children and their research works in
Check out our Jr.
Scientists and Innovators Section!
our next generation to responsibly innovate”
Environmental Sustainability should not be
considered separately. Most of the issues we are
seeing today with us not knowing how to use our
raw materials and how to dispose of an item
properly- like plastics, are because when people
created products they did not consider these
things. But now we know from our mistakes and
from the issues we are currently facing today,
that the right way is for us to think about
environmental sustainability from the beginning
of creating any product or solution.
etiquette is the new norm for innovation”
Jr. Scientists and Innovators section:
To encourage kids to focus on science and
innovation, and emphasize that environmental
sustainability must be in the heart of
everything we do.
*** Click here for Jr. Scientists and Innovators
participation details and entry form ***
Check out our
Kids expressing their environmental message
through arts using various form factors.
"A picture is worth
*** Click here for Environmental Arts Exhibit
participation details and entry form ***
Learn * Innovate * Take Action * Share
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Children ages 5 to 18 years are encouraged to participate with their families and friends.
mandatory for all participants, including children. Microsoft security requires only badged attendees to enter the building.
The booths will be open for the entire time. Presentations and
break-out sessions would take place at scheduled times. Check the agenda for details.
Children of any age group who are taking action and are actively involved with projects, are encouraged to exhibit and present at this conference. You could register as a team, school, organization, or individual.
Your exhibit could earn you the Green Champ award!
Here are ways you can attend, participate and contribute:
Congratulations to our Green Champ
Thanks for your leadership and being an
Green Champ Award winners, 2014
Empowering World Change - Kunal
Patel, Anushka Joglekar & Pranav Rao
In recognition for their commitment and
leadership efforts in resource management
and environmental sustainability.
Green Champ Award winner, 2013
recognition for his dedicated efforts in energy
Green Champ Award winners, 2012
Pleban and Aria Pleban – Critter Kids
In recognition for all their efforts in nature
preservation and conservation