The Texas-Israel Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the addition of Texas General Land Office Commissioner Jerry Patterson as the lunchtime keynote speaker for the upcoming Cleanovation Conference scheduled for February 22, 2010 at the Austin Hilton Hotel.

Commissioner Patterson, a native of Houston and local Austin resident, is working to make sure that Texas builds on its century of energy leadership to remain the No. 1 state in all aspects of energy development including research, manufacturing, and innovation. He leads Renewable Energy programs at the agency that include wind, solar, geothermal, biomass, ocean, and alternative transportation fuels initiatives.