Selected talks are provided here. Complete listings of talks are available upon request.


The First Annual Great Silicon Valley Oxford Union Debate, June 19, 2012

Brooking Green Economy  

Testimony by Brian Sager for the State of California Select Committee on Green Jobs, Solar, Wind, and Clean Technologies

Brooking Green Economy  

Sizing the Clean Economy: A National and Regional Jobs Assessment
The Brookings Institute
July 13, 2011
Washingtion, D.C.


This video is an example of testimony I provide for the CA legislature, for this we were discussing AB796


    "Clean Power, Healthy Communities"
The information Technology and Innovation Foundation
March 17-18, 2011
California Endowment Center
Oakland, CA
Clean Economy Network   Co-Chair, Clean Economy Summit

The Summit will bring together top business executives and clean economy leaders from across the country to engage in direct dialogue with one another and with top policy-makers, with the goal of creating a policy roadmap to guide the rapid expansion of the clean economy.

Sager introduces Secretary of the Navy Ray Maybus

January 24-25, 2011
Washington, DC
Financing Solar in hard Times  
"Energy Innovation 2010"

The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

National Press Club

Washington, DC

Financing Solar in hard Times  
San Jose Green Vision Clean Energy Showcase, Opening Day Dec 8 2010
Financing Solar in hard Times   Testimony provided for
California State Assembly
Select Committee on California’s Green Economy
October 22, 2010
Redwood City, CA
Financing Solar in hard Times   Energy Summit 2010
Computer History Museum
Mountain View, CA
September 30, 2010

"Creating the Next Industrial Revolution"
Testimony before California Energy Commission
Sacramento, CA
July 22, 2010

Financing Solar in hard Times  

National Academies of Science, Washington, D.C., February 20, 2009, Talk on Policy Strategies Enabling the Expansion of the Solar Power Industry

Solar Energy Technologies  
U.S. Department of Energy, Austin, TX, April 2008, Solar Energy Technologies Program
Technet   TechNet, October 9, 2008, Santa Clara, CA. I spoke along with Governor Schwarzenegger and others at a conference on innovations in clean technology

U.S. Department of Energy, Baltimore, MD, June 5, 2007, Conference for Nanomanufacturing for Energy Efficiency

Brian Sager organized a conference on the boundaries between the animate and inanimate, entitled “Emerging Technologies on the Edge of Life” and also spoke on Feb. 21, 2004 at the Cowell Theater at Fort Mason Center along with Artist Orin Catts, MacArthur Fellow Erik Winfree and others at a conference hosted by the San Francisco Exploratorium. The symposium explored the mechanisms and processes that have historically defined the animate and focus on emerging discoveries in areas such as organic electronics, biocomputing, tissue engineering, nanotechnology, and biologically-inspired art and materials design