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Upcoming Trainings and Sustainability Events
April 2-4, 2014 - Vancouver, BC. The Livable Cities Forum will explore how to build healthy, sustainable, and economically resilient communities. Learn from experts by attending your choice of high calibre plenaries, panel discussions, presentations, and workshops. Explore the City of Vancouver through local study-tours and see how the City’s bold initiative, Greenest City 2020, addresses environmental challenges, supports the local economy, and fosters healthier people and places. Connect with leaders and innovators from across North America to discuss the importance of preparing for climate change at the local level.
April 8, 2014 - Virtual - 1:00 PM EST. Please join us to hear key findings from cities and their federal and private sector partners that are addressing climate-fueled extreme weather through traditional emergency management practices. This important topic will help you to consider innovative ways to tackle climate resilience in a cost-effective way that leverages the work of emergency managers and other departments in local agencies.
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April 9, 2014 - Virtual - 1:00 PM EST. If you missed our announcement about ICLEI's new Climate Pathways program and ClearPath software, this is your opportunity to learn more. You'll also hear from Denton, TX and Urbana, IL about how ClearPath has made emissions management easier and more effective in their cities.
- Job and Economic Impact of Solar. (Webinar)
April 16, 2014 - Virtual - 2:00 PM EST. ICLEI Local Governments For Sustainability USA and The Solar Foundation – as part of the U.S. Department of Energy’s SunShot Solar Outreach Partnership – will present a free webinar discussing the findings of the latest National Solar Jobs Census reports. The event will also discuss the findings of the International Economic Development Council’s (IEDC) Understanding Renewable Energy Businesses report, which provides state and local governments with insight into the assets and barriers renewable energy businesses consider when deciding whether to expand into – and thus create new jobs in – new areas.
April 28-30, 2014 - Pensacola Beach, FL. Located in the heart of Florida's emerald coast, Power Up Energy Expo offers the perfect mixture of expert industry speakers, innovative companies and money saving services and products to make this the premier environmental and sustainability conference on the Gulf Coast. For more information, contact Anna Covington at firstname.lastname@example.org or (850) 855-9850.
April 30, 2014 - Baltimore, MD. US EPA’s Climate Showcase Communities program is hosting a free workshop highlighting successful local and tribal government climate and energy strategies that can be replicated in communities across the US. Attendees of the workshop will have the unique opportunity to hear directly from the government staff that designed and implemented these impressive programs that have achieved meaningful greenhouse gas reductions and other benefits for their communities.
- Local Government Training: VMT Impact Tool. (Webinar option)
May 1, 2014 - Sacramento, CA and Virtual - 1:30 PM PDT. Learn about a recently completed research study and tool to assist local governments with estimating changes in vehicle miles traveled (VMT) that are unique to their community and mix of neighborhood types. By attending this training, participants will gain a better understanding of how to use the VMT Impact Tool to prioritize local actions to reduce VMT and take action to assist with meeting the statewide goals of AB 32 and SB 375. Please contact Dana Papke Waters at (916) 324-9615 or email@example.com to reserve a space for the in-person training or click here to register for the online webinar.
May 13, 2014 - London, United Kingdom. Join 200+ attendees come together on the 13th May 2014 in London to access a cross section of the entire UK industry, and information you need to develop a robust business case for onsite energy generation in the UK; to secure supply, save money, create new revenue streams, benefit your community and reduce carbon emissions.
May 14, 2014 - 9:00 AM PST. Join the CDC's George Luber, the Public Health Institute’s (PHI) Dr. Linda Rudolph, director of University of Wisconsin’s Global Health Institute Dr. Jonathon Patz, and Sandi Galvez of the Bay Area Regional Health Inequities Initiative (BARHII) for a provocative presentation on why climate change is something that everyone in public health should be addressing, and why everyone working on climate change should be thinking about health.
May 14-16, 2014 – San Juan, Puerto Rico. Join WADE, a non-profit research and advocacy organization accelerating the worldwide deployment of decentralized energy (DE) systems, for the WADE Caribbean Energy Conference. The conference will focus on the need for new and efficient grid and off-grid power, growing power requirements, and much more. If you are interested in speaking, sponsoring or attending the conference please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-202-667-5600 for more information.
July 6-10, 2014 - San Francisco, CA. Join the American Solar Energy Society and Intersolar North America for the 43rd Annual National Solar Conference, enfolding the 39th Annual Passive Solar Conference and the 2nd meeting of Young & Emerging Professionals in Renewable Energy. ASES invites your participation in the form of technical papers (to be presented at the conference) as well as forum sessions, posters, and general participation. Take a moment to look over the proceedings from last year's event and register for the 2014 conference today.
September 24-26, 2014 - Washington, D.C. EcoDistricts Summit is a unique gathering of the world’s most innovative city makers, exploring district-scale development from every angle and dig deep into the public-private-civic partnerships that are laying the groundwork for the neighborhoods of the future: healthy, vibrant, sustainable, and just.
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