Upcoming Events

(updated August 28, 2013)

October 14 – 18, 2013 | Jim Kor speaking at Verge Show (GreenBiz) 2013 | Confirmed
San Francisco, California, USA



Jim spoke before at GreenBiz in Chicago about Urbee 1. This speech would be about URBEE 2.

Recent GreenBiz Article (Posted August 28, 2013)


November 7 -9 & 15 – 16, 2013 | Jim Kor speaking and Urbee 1 car displayed at 3D PrintShow 2013 | Confirmed

November 7 – 9, 2013 in London, England
November 15 – 16, 2013 in Paris, France

Urbee is going to London!

Showing here will be the 1st time the car is seen in the UK and France

April 18 – 19, 2014 | Jim Kor presenting a Keynote speech at Login 2014 | Not yet confirmed
Vilnius, Lithuania



8th LOGIN, the #1 tech conference in the Baltic states.

“This year we are focusing on the Game Changers of the industry. We think that you are one of them and we would like to invite you personally to join our keynote speakers team as a game changer of the industry.”
email to Jim Kor, from:
Vaidotas Valantiejus
Tech Conference LOGIN
Project Director

May 27 – 28, 2014 | Jim Kor speaking at Discovery 2014 | Very likely, but not yet confirmed
Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Toronto, Ontario, Canada


Evan Wiseman, of Discovery 2013, said this in an email:

“We really want to get Urbee at Discovery2013 this year and also advertise it to the media and to be one of our “WOW” exhibits that we showcase.”

Jim Kor would speak about the history of the project and the Team’s plans, for URBEE 2, looking forward, with an emphasis on Digital Manufacturing and Education.

June 2 – 6, 2014 | Jim Kor presenting a paper and speaking at FISITA 2014 | Likely but not yet confirmed
Maastricht, The Netherlands


Jim presented before at FISTA 2010 in Budapest, Hungary.
That technical paper is :
Designing Cars for Renewable Energy and the Environment
describing a vehicle architecture appropriate for global markets in the 21st century

The new paper presented in Maastricht will describe what has been learned from the first prototype (Urbee 1), and the Team’s vision for URBEE 2 in moving forward.
The FISITA 2010 paper (below) laid the groundwork for Urbee 1.
The FISITA 2014 paper will lay the groundwork for URBEE 2.

Jim Kor plans on presenting another TEDx or TED Talk | Not yet confirmed




Via TED-Ed and Red River College, Jim also hopes to teach the Math & Science of sustainable, low-energy transportation.

Jim Kor plans on writing a book about the Urbee project | Started but not yet confirmed
Interest has been expressed by John Wiley & Sons Publishers.
Working title of the book :

Driving for Our Lives

a road trip through the Ecosphere

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