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HBMF 2022 | Defining the EDGE of Energy – Sustainable Energy Transformation

Thursday October 20, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

On Thursday, October 20th at 6:00pm Hawaii Time, Oceanit’s founder and CEO, Dr.Patrick Sullivan will join HBMF Chair, Roger Jelenik in a conversation about climate, the global energy transformation, and Oceanit’s work on sustainable energies via “EDGE”.

EDGE (Energy & Decarbonization for the Global Environment) is Oceanit’s initiative to tackle energy decarbonization across the production, transmission, distribution, and storage of clean energy. For example, Oceanit’s HydroPel nanotechnology provides significant and rapid decarbonization and methane reduction, when applied to nearly 3 million miles of existing U.S. methane pipelines.

Part of the Hawaii Book & Music Festival 2022, the session is titled: Defining the EDGE of Energy – Sustainable Energy Transformation.

Dr. Patrick Sullivan is the Founder and CEO of Oceanit, a Honolulu tech company, and author of Intellectual Anarchy: The Art of Disruptive Innovation. He was Hawaii Business Magazine’s 2016 “CEO of the Year” and Pacific Business News 2019 “Titans of Technology Leader.” Dr. Sullivan occupied seats on the Navy Ocean Research Advisory Panel and the board of the Pacific International Space Center for Exploration Systems (PISCES). Dr. Sullivan founded Oceanit in 1985 after receiving his Ph.D. in Ocean Engineering from the University of Hawaii and his BS in Engineering from the University of Colorado, Boulder.

Roger Jellinek has been Executive Director of the Hawai‘i Book & Music Festival since 2006. A graduate of Cambridge University, and a Mellon Fellow at Yale University, he has been involved in book publishing in New York and Hawaii as a journalist, editor, publisher and literary agent since 1963. He is married to Eden Lee Murray, actor and director, who has been Emcee of the in-person Keiki Stage since 2006.