Jim Hurd continues in the third year of working with EoCell, a leading Silicon Valley lithium-ion battery company, to assist in developing strategic alliances and rounds of investment in the US and in China.
Jim Hurd participates in his eleventh annual Renaissance Weekend leadership conference in Charleston, SC 12/28 - 31, 2017
On November 20, 2017 Jim Hurd spoke at the National Press Club in Washington, DC at the “One Belt One Road Forum” on the panel on US - China Innovation.
Jim continues to develop strategic alliances for the third year for a Silicon Valley family office - for several energy initiatives including the commercialization of small modular nuclear reactors using non-uranium sources of fuel.
On 10/4/2017 at the Water Innovations Alliance Conference at Pfeiffer University in Charlotte, NC, Jim Hurd spoke about leading water technology start-ups and which active investors are currently writing checks.
On 6/26/2017 in Beijing, China Jim Hurd again attended the Global Forum on Energy Security and its related strategic side meetings.
On 3/25/2017 at the Water Innovations Alliance Conference in Foxboro, MA Jim Hurd spoke about leading water technology start-ups.
Jim Hurd participated in his tenth annual Renaissance Weekend in Charleston, SC 12/28 - 31, 2016
Jim Hurd participates as a delegate to the Global Solutions Summit in Little Rock, AR 12/12-14
Jim Hurd meets with government officials and businessmen in five Chinese cities including Nanjing, Binzhou and Shanghai as part of the East West Bank delegation to China 11/16-21,2016
On 11/17/2016 , Jim Hurd speaks to local business and goverment officials in Binzhou, near Jinan, China
On 8/3/2016 at the Water Innovations Alliance in San Diego, Jim Hurd speaks on water start-ups and who is investing in them
Jim Hurd attends the Democratic Convention and a series of receptions in Philadelphia July 25-28
Jim Hurd attends the 5th Annual Global Energy Security Conference in Beijing, China along with leading delegates from China, U.S., England, Singapore, UAE and other countries 6/30 - 7/1
Jim Hurd attends and is on the Advisory Board of the Novus Summit at the United Nations on Sunday, July 17th
Jim Hurd is a panelist on clean energy on 5/5/16 at Eurasia Center BRICS Conference at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, DC
On 3/22/16 at Water Day at Water Innovations Alliance Conference in Washington, DC, Jim Hurd speaks.
Jim Hurd speaks 2/26/16 at United Nations Impact Leadership21 NGO Conference in NYC
Jim Hurd participates in 1/27/16 United Nations Carbon Finance Summit, "Advancing the Clean Trillion" in NYC
Speaking in NYC January 20th, 2016, Jim Hurd talks on the state of renewable energy and carbon exchanges in China to Harry Edelson's China Investment Group
6/17/2014 - U.S. - China Energy Security Conference in Beijing, June 16-17
Keynote Speech at the 2013 BITCongress, on October 24th, in Tsingdao, China Jim Hurd speaks on "Commercialization Successes and Failures of Nanotech and Cleantech"