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May 2024
Enthusiastic environmental professionals from across the country gather each year at the NAEP Annual Conference & Training Symposium to share in the opportunity to learn about new projects, share technical knowledge, network with other industry professionals, engage with leaders in environmental technologies and practice.
The most knowledgeable minds in clean energy join ACP's CLEANPOWER event to chart the future of this powerful industry and discuss the opportunities ahead. As previous attendees attest, the conference grows clean energy businesses by gathering key decision makers and stakeholders across the wind, solar, storage, hydrogen, and transmission industries for discussion, deal making, networking and fun.
The Society of Outdoor Recreation Professionals (SORP) is proud to present the 2024 National Outdoor Recreation Conference (NORC) – Stewarding People, Place, and Play. The National Outdoor Recreation Conference (NORC) is the premiere conference for outdoor recreation professionals with opportunities for learning, networking, and field-based case studies. During each conference, we create a program that inspires, challenges, and empowers the broad community of outdoor recreation professionals. NORC brings together over 400 people that include recreation resource planners, land managers, policy makers, tourism and destination stewardship partners, researchers, consultants, innovators, and leaders in outdoor recreation. And this year's conference promises to be an engaging 4-day format filled with workshops, several tracks of concurrent sessions, and a stellar lineup of keynotes. These are pivotal times for outdoor recreation. Our goal is to present a conference and program that is solutions-forward and equity-centric. We hope you will join us!
The 4th Annual multi-sector Facilities & Campus Energy Summit is designed to provide an interchange of in-depth knowledge and serve as a catalyst for collaboration across large built environments that do not necessarily engage one another on a daily basis but all share the common goals of: Improving strategic planning and technical operations to support decarbonization and electrification, and increasing overall energy efficiencies and cost savings, reliability, and resiliency, in a financially sustainable manner. These sectors include but are not limited to: Higher Education, Hospitals and Healthcare Systems, and Federal Facilities
FAST 2024 is a three-day virtual conference that brings together GSA category and acquisition professionals with agency and industry partners to explore practical ways in which government and industry collaborate. This event will help government agencies access the capabilities and innovative solutions needed to stay on the cusp of emerging innovations and trends. More Information...
SAME's 2024 Joint Engineer Training Conference & Expo is headed to Orlando, Fla., May 14-16. Save the Date! JETC is the premier annual event to bring uniformed engineers, government civilians, industry leaders, young professionals, innovators, partners, subject matter experts, and more for Operation: Collaboration. Your mission includes: Enriching your career through education and training Engaging with others to develop relationships and build trust Advancing technical skills and capabilities of industry and warfighters Strengthening the engineering profession in support of national security Plan now to join your colleagues from across the A/E/C industry and joint engineering community for three days of education, training, and networking to enhance your professional future and strengthen your organization's mission. Let's do more, together.
The National Adaptation Forum is a bi-annual convening for adaptation professionals to innovate, network, and focus on established and emerging climate adaptation issues of the day. The Forum provides opportunities for professional development through training sessions, facilitated presentations and panels, and formal and informal networking sessions. At its core, the Forum is cross-disciplinary, bringing together practitioners from a variety of sectors, spanning natural, built, and social systems. Participants include representatives from federal, state and tribal governments, nonprofit organizations, businesses, scientists, and frontline community groups. Participants are managers, planners, and service providers. They focus on built environments and ecosystems. The Forum program covers over 25 adaptation-related topics and 12 geographic regions across the U.S. and beyond. We encourage the submission of unique ideas and attendance from adaptation-adjacent sectors – it's only by working together will we solve the challenges posed by climate change. The overall goal of the National Adaptation Forum is to move beyond adaptation awareness into adaptation action by highlighting the breadth of adaptation activities occurring in the United States and around the world. We aim to bring together practitioners with a variety of experiences and expertise, so as a field, we spend more time innovating rather than reinventing.
The EPA Mid-Atlantic Summit is a one-day virtual event that is geared towards addressing environmental health topics relevant to the Mid-Atlantic Region. The summit is held annually and features an opening plenary with state environmental secretaries and concurrent sessions focused on various topics, including equity, environmental justice, sustainability, grant opportunities, and more.
The Getting to Zero Forum is the premier event dedicated to building decarbonization. With a growing number of climate emergencies across the United States and around the world, there is no more important time than now for the Getting to Zero Forum. The event brings together the world's leading experts to share best practice approaches to reducing energy demand and decarbonization related to policy, program, and projects. It is the only event with a broad cross-section of stakeholders focused on ambitious building efficiency goals and is an ideal venue for organizing both the policy and building communities to achieve zero carbon ambitions.
The Climate Leadership Conference (CLC) and Awards (CLAs) were launched in 2011 to continue the legacy of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Climate Leaders program, which recognized companies for setting and achieving greenhouse gas reduction goals from 2002 to 2011. Founding partners of the updated awards program and climate-focused conference in 2012 included the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES), The Climate Registry, the EPA's Center for Corporate Climate Leadership, and the Association of Climate Change Officers (ACCO). Since 2023, The Climate Registry has been thrilled to continue the work of celebrating the nation's climate leaders as lead presenter of the Climate Leadership Conference and Awards.
July 2024
The EHS Hazmat Summit is organized by the the Alliance of Hazardous Materials Professionals™ (AHMP). AHMP is a leader for hazardous materials professionals. AHMP maximizes community, voice, knowledge exchange, & management support of hazardous materials professionals; making our world safer & healthier.
The Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) is an international membership association of transportation professionals who work to improve mobility and safety for all transportation system users and help build smart and livable communities. Through its products and services, ITE promotes professional development and career advancement for its members, supports and encourages education, identifies necessary research, develops technical resources including standards and recommended practices, develops public awareness programs, and serves as a conduit for the exchange of professional information.
August 2024
The 2024 TLEF will be take place August 12 - 15 at the Graduate Hotel in Eugene, Oregon. More information and registration will be available on the conference website later this Spring. Stay tuned!
NTICC offers access to relevant training and an opportunity for Tribal transportation professionals to engage with federal officials and their Tribal transportation peers regarding Tribal transportation issues and challenges. NTICC provides information and resources for all who are committed to improving the transportation infrastructure of Indian Country and the safety of those who live, work, and travel the roadways of Alaska Native and Native American lands.
September 2024
The Water Industry is always in flux -- innovative technology, new regulations or changing funding formulas. The WaterPro Conference offers a full range of educational opportunities that cover all aspects of the water/wastewater industry.
The North American Hazardous Materials Management Associations Annual Conference is a gathering for individuals and companies working to reduce and properly manage hazardous materials from entering municipal waste streams from households, small businesses, and other entities. The Annual Conference provides attendees with the opportunity to Network, Train and Transform their careers and their organizations. Join them in Austin!
Join your peers to discuss energy management, decarbonization, energy efficiency, automation, data analytics, policy, supply, procurement, resiliency, sustainability, and more.
The I2SL Annual Conference and Technology Fair focuses on energy efficiency, decarbonization, and sustainability in laboratories and other high-tech facilities. Nearly 600 lab owners, operators, designers, engineers, managers, builders, and developers attend technical sessions, view Technology Fair vendors, network with peers, and visit lab sites.
October 2024
WEFTEC, the Water Environment Federation's Technical Exhibition and Conference, is the largest annual water quality exhibition in North America and offers water quality professionals with water quality education and training. The expansive exhibition provides access to cutting-edge technologies. WEFTEC serves as a forum for domestic and international business opportunities; and promotes invaluable peer-to-peer networking.
This conference encourages civil engineering leaders to engineer, innovate, and lead. Common topics include AI, climate change, and workforce dynamics. Technical tours, pre-conference workshops, and and networking opportunities are available
You will hear from people who experience the same challenges you do – and learn actionable solutions you can take back to your own community. Whether you are striving towards a professional certification or building your personal knowledge base to better serve your community, they offer hundreds of CEU sessions.
The Wildlife Society's Annual Conference is one of the largest gatherings of wildlife professionals and supporters in North America. For over 30 years, TWS has hosted this unique and informative event that spotlights the latest advancements in wildlife management and research while providing abundant opportunities for networking and career advancement.
Because preservation is an interconnected practice, PastForward 2024 sessions and speakers will address three of our nation's biggest challenges: Creating Climate Resilience Through Historic Preservation, Ensuring a Representative Preservation Movement, and Encouraging Historic Preservation-Based Community Development.

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Last Updated: February 11, 2022