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May 2018
Sponsored by the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME), this is an education and training conference for engineers and related professionals working in the A/E/C industry and focused on developing solutions that benefit national security, including uniformed sevicemembers, federal, state and municipal civilians, and private sector industry firms.
Themes for the conference include: Design and Planning Processes; Building Processes; Environmental Impacts; and Social Impacts.
June 2018
The theme of the congresss is "Protecting and Securing Water and the Environment for Future Generations."
This is an annual community gathering where public fleet professionals can have real conversations with their peers about daily challenges, get public fleet-specific training, and access to the latest vehicles and technology in the exhibit hall.
The conference will feature presentations and posters on the latest in emerging contaminant research, policies, and education. There will be a special session focused on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs), which includes perfluorooctyl sulfonate (PFOS) and perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA). In addition, there will be plenty of opportunities for discussion and networking with those interested in all aspects of emerging contaminants in the aquatic environment.
06/11 - AWWA ACE18 (Las Vegas, NV) (Until 06/14)
The theme for the conference and exposition is "Innovating the Future of Water."
The focus is on what is new and what is now in architecture.
Sponsored by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), two of ASME's major conferences and two forums come together to create an event of major impact for the Power and Energy sectors: ASME 2018 Power & Energy, Fossil and nuclear power generation, renewables, energy storage, fuels, photovoltaics and much more will be discussed at each of the concurrent conferences within this larger event.
As the country and the world struggle to balance energy, environment, and health, the Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA) will meet in Hartford to continue to develop new understandings of the compromise required to achieve that balance. Potential topics for the conference include, but are not limited to: brownfield redevelopment; site remediation and cleanup; air measurements and monitoring; air pollution control technologies; regulatory and legal issues; climate change; sustainabilty and resource conservation; and waste processing and waste to energy.
ACEEE is convening a one-day symposium to highlight international energy efficiency best practices, with a particular focus on opportunities for improvement in the United States. ACEEE's research has shown that energy efficiency can be a low-cost, powerful tool for countries to meet their energy and environmental goals and to sustainably increase shared prosperity. The symposium will feature four panels that will explore: (1) international scorecard findings, (2) lessons learned from high-performing countries, (3) opportunities for the United States, and (4) notable efforts and opportunities for global companies.
July 2018
Sponsored by NIH, this conference will (i) define data resources and metrics for how the built environment impacts health, (ii) discover how sustainable building design, operation, and technologies can improve health outcomes, and (iii) identify outstanding research issues that remain unanswered.
Co-sponsored by NIH, the National Science Foundation, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Department of Energy and the General Services Administration, and organized by the Health in Buildings Roundtable (HiBR), this event brings together the health and sustainable buildings communities to (1) define data resources and metrics for how the built environment impacts health, (2) discover how sustainable building design, operation, and technologies can improve health outcomes, and (3) identify outstanding research issues that remain unanswered. The conference will include two plenary sessions (Innovating Health in Buildings Implementations, The Energy and Health Nexus), four technical tracks and poster sessions.
Sponsored by the Water Environment Federation (WEF), this symposium is designed to educate practitioners, facility owners, operators, researchers, and public administrators about current reuse and disinfection issues, including regulatory requirements and methods for analyzing problems and finding innovative solutions.
August 2018
The theme of the meeting is Extreme Events, Ecosystem Resilience and Human Well-Being.
NEMC 2018 will feature over 180 presentations and posters organized into concurrent technical sessions from Monday through Friday with a general session on Wednesday morning. A keynote address on a major topic kicked-off the start of each day. Session topics include, but are not limited to: Microbial Monitoring in Ambient Water; New Environmental Monitoring Techniques for Organics; and Changing the Paradigm for Water Pollution Monitoring. NEMC is held annually as a part of the Environmental Measurement Symposium, a combined meeting of the NEMC and The NELAC Institute (TNI)'s Forum on Environmental Accreditation. The Symposium is co-sponsored by TNI under a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Sponsored by the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE), the theme is "Making Efficiency Easy and Enticing."
This conference highlights interdisciplinary practice, research, and implementation of Low Impact Development (LID), Green Infrastructure (GI), Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems (SUDS) and Water Sensitive Urban Designs (WSUD). The focus will be on using our past and present understanding of LID to tune management programs, design practice, and operation and maintenance into the future.
This forum provides a venue for presentations on, and discussions about, current environmental issues impacting tribal lands.
The theme of the conference is "Our Water Our Future: Communication, Collaboration, and Adaptive Management for Improved Stormwater Quality." As part of the registration attendees will be able to attend the Early Bird Workshops, the Stormwater 101 classes on Monday, the EPA Region 6 Outstanding Green Infrastructure (GI)/ Low Impact Development (LID) Project Competition, the field trips and inspection site visits, the general panels, and all presentations from Monday thru Thursday.
Join ITE for its annual meeting and exhibt addressing a wide range of transportation-related topics.
Energy Exchange is the Federal Energy Management Program's flagship event that brings together subject matter experts from a wide range of technical disciplines to share their knowledge of government best practices with the federal energy management community. From the opening keynote to the closing session, the Energy Exchange actively supports the development of federal energy efficiency champions by offering a comprehensive selection of training sessions and a technology-focused trade show.
NAHMMA is an established group of hazardous materials management professionals whose purpose is to advance education, foster communication, encourage policy development, recognize exemplary programs and provide professional development opportunities. They are dedicated to pollution prevention and reducing the toxicity of municipal waste streams. Conference topics include, but are not limited to: Climate Change, Water Quality, Green Building, Environmental Health, Disaster Planning and Response, and Pollution Prevention.
September 2018
This year's theme is "What's Working, What's New, and What's Next in Water Reuse."
This event brings together UST inspectors, LUST cleanup specialists, manufacturers, representatives from tribes and territories, and the state and federal regulatory community to discuss policy, equipment, emerging issues, and more. This conference is hosted by New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission.
October 2018
This conference is focused on understanding individual and organizational behavior and decision-making related to energy usage, greenhouse gas emissions, climate change, and sustainability.
The theme for this year's conference is "Recognizing and Sustaining Conservation Success." The Conference will include workshops, symposia, panel discussions, contributed oral presentations, contributed posters, and student research in progress posters. Topics will address wildlife ecology, management, conservation, education, or policy.
The theme of the conference is "Engineering > Innovating > Leading."
This event highlights recent advancements in laboratory efficiency and performance, providing the laboratory and high-performance facility community with a unique forum for information exchange and education. The event features workshops, technical presentations, symposia, roundtable discussions, exhibits, and local tours highlighting the latest in sustainable laboratory, data center, hospital, and related high-tech facility innovations.
This conference attracts 600-800 attendees annually which includes a wide variety of representation from state and federal agencies, military, industry (including railroad, petroleum, transportation, and utilities), environmental engineering and consulting, and academia. A strong and diverse technical program is developed each year in concert with a variety of educational, social, and networking opportunities. Live equipment demonstrations augment the exhibition hall, bringing real world application to the technical theory presented in the sessions. Focused day and evening workshops provide attendees with practical information for immediate application.
A comprehensive event where you can fully assess the "big picture" and see exactly how the economic and market forces, new technologies, regulatory developments and industry trends all merge to shape critical decisions, as well as define what specific steps are needed to achieve optimum energy efficiency and performance within any organization.
The goal of the annual meeting education program is to provide professional development opportunities which address the diversity of practice types in the profession.
Topic tracks will be river values that underpin efforts to protect them, as well as means to manage them wisely: scenery, recreation, geology, culture, history, fish, wildlife and more.
Planned topics for the conference include: Asset Management Practices; Water Loss Control; Infrastructure Financing; Capital Projects; Tools and Technology for Planning, Management and Operations; Risk and Resiliency; Small Utility Issues; Regional Projects, Issues and Collaboration; Sustainable Infrastructure Design and Construction; Research, Advances and Innovations in Water Infrastructure; Pipeline Design for Extreme Conditions; and Lead Service Line Replacement.)
At this symposia lake management professionals come together for a collection of oral and poster technical presentations, hands-on workshops, field trips and non-stop discussions on managing lakes and reservoirs.
November 2018
The 2018 conference will include locally relevant topics such as the Chesapeake Bay, the Delaware River watershed, and eastern water law as well as globally significant issues such as coastal resilience, fire effects on watersheds, communication and outreach strategies and integrated water resources.
This is a conference of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

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Last Updated: April 21, 2010