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March 2023
Over the past three decades, members of AWWA and WEF have established The Utility Management Conference™ as one of the leading, most informative, and most prestigious management conferences available.
The 2023 National Native Seed Conference is dedicated to the science, practice, and policy of producing and effectively using native seed. The Conference connects Research, Industry, Land Management, and Restoration professionals, providing the premier opportunity to develop relationships and share information about the collection, research and development, production, and use of native plant materials.
April 2023
This annual event for Better Buildings, Better Plants Partners and other key stakeholders provides the opportunity for professionals to explore emerging technologies and share innovative strategies in energy efficiency, decarbonization, and water and waste reduction. Attendees take part in interactive sessions with industry experts and market leaders as well as multiple opportunities to network with peers.
The Professional TrailBuilders Association and American Trails are co-hosting the International Trails Summit (a collaborative effort of the 25th International Trails Symposium and Training Institute and the Sustainable Trails Conference) in Reno, Nevada during the week of April 17, 2023. The combined, high-impact event will convene a diverse trail and outdoor community to learn, build relationships, and find solutions to the challenges of developing and elevating outdoor recreation opportunities for all. The joint conference will also feature the World Trails Network – Hub for the Americas
Fleet professionals across the industry convene at the NAFA Institute & Expo (I&E) for three days of unparalleled learning, impactful conversations, and dynamic products and services from the industry's leading suppliers. The industry's largest gathering of fleet and mobility professionals provides the opportunity to share insights and perspectives on the many facets of the fleet professional's day-to-day responsibilities and strategic leadership roles. Experience cutting-edge products, learn about strategies and solutions to today's fleet concerns, and network with hundreds of fleet professionals. Make new connections and gain the tools, resources and education to make a difference in your organization's fleet operations.
The 2023 National Watershed and Stormwater Conference will provide a forum for watershed and stormwater professionals throughout the nation to learn how to increase the resiliency of our communities in response to emerging and persistent threats to our water resources -- from headwaters to coasts. Network with water resource managers, practitioners, researchers, and regulators from all over the United States. The conference will include technical presentations, case studies, panel discussions, and workshops.
May 2023
The Spring FUPWG is co-sponsored by the National Rural Electric Cooperative (NRECA). FUPWG provides a venue for information exchange and training that fosters effective partnerships between federal agencies and their serving utilities to develop solutions which leverage private sector investment in federal facility infrastructure to improve energy and water efficiency and support federal building decarbonization.
With more than 2,000 professionals from across the military engineering community, private industry, federal agencies, and academia, JETC offers a unique mix education, training, leader development, networking, innovation, and so much more.
The 3rd Annual 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, increase overall energy efficiencies, reliability, and resiliency.
NAEP is an interdisciplinary organization dedicated to developing the highest standards of ethics and proficiency in the environmental profession. Our members are public and private sector professionals who promote excellence in decision-making in light of environmental, social, and economic impacts of those decisions. NAEP provides the access and network for you to grow as a professional.
The 2023 Climate Leadership Conference (CLC) presents a program designed for sustainability professionals addressing climate change through policy, innovation, and business solutions. For over a decade the CLC has convened thought leaders, innovators, policymakers and practitioners from diverse sectors across the globe who are working towards a net-zero, climate-resilient future. Participate in a solutions-oriented program that offers in-person connections, collaboration, and networking in 2023.
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.
Founded in 2010, the Constructed Environment Research Network is brought together by a common shared interest in human configurations of the environment and the interactions among the constructed, social and natural environments. As a Research Network, we are defined by our scope and concerns and motivated to build strategies for action framed by our shared themes and tensions.
05/22 - CleanPower 2023 (New Orleans, LA) (Until 05/25)
CLEANPOWER unites the most knowledgeable minds in clean energy 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. We're calling all manufacturers, construction firms, owner operators, utilities, financial firms, corporate buyers and sector members to join our landmark event. Mark your calendar to join us at the most anticipated clean energy trade show of the year.
Government Fleet Expo & Conference (GFX), is the largest annual conference for public fleets in the nation. Built from the ground up by the team behind Government Fleet magazine, the most trusted industry resource for news, training and information - GFX is known for it robust conference program, large and immersive exhibit hall and most of all, serves as a true annual hub for public fleet professionals. GFX has built a legacy of greatness and connections. For the last 15 years, fleet attendance consistently has broken records year after year as this close-knit community of engaged public fleets repeatedly trust and rely upon our fleet-specific training, networking opportunities with like-minded peers, and access to top vehicles, products and technology displays in the exhibit hall.
Thanks to government incentives secured at the end of last year, focus now turns to the critical next steps: siting and permitting the countless projects in the pipeline that will fuel clean energy around the country. ACP's Siting and Environmental Compliance Conference comes at a perfect time. This is the place where industry leaders, experts and stakeholders address the most pressing issues around siting, permitting, community engagement & environmental compliance topics.
June 2023
Returning to Orlando after 12 years, ACE 2023 will unite professionals from major industry, private sector, consulting, government and academia for an exciting event that will explore the ever-expanding environmental challenges and provide solutions to becoming and remaining resilient for tomorrow. This is an ideal opportunity for professionals to share their knowledge to advance the industry, and for environmental companies to showcase their products, services, and solutions with professionals motivated to build a more resilient and sustainable world.
Today our nation faces unprecedented challenges: the impacts of a changing climate on our communities and critical infrastructure that is deteriorating from neglect. We need policymakers to put politics aside and get to work. No more delay--it is time to act. The American Institute of Architects (AIA) works to advance our nation's quality of life and protect the public's health, safety and welfare, as it has done for 160 years.
The theme of the 2023 conference is "Closing the Loop: Chemistry for a Sustainable Future". While a wide variety of green chemistry and engineering topics are covered in the technical program each year, the thematic focus on the stages of the chemical life cycle is intended to challenge the green chemistry and engineering communities to move towards a systems thinking approach that will help create a more sustainable future.
WEF and its global network of members and Member Associations (MAs) provide water quality professionals around the world with the latest in water quality education, training, and business opportunities. WEF's diverse membership includes scientists, engineers, regulators, academics, utility managers, plant operators, and other professionals. WEF uses this collective knowledge to further a shared goal of improving water quality around the world.
August 2023
The 2023 Power Applied R&D Conference is a unique event that focuses research and development specifically relevant to power generation as it applies to current and future power industry issues, applications, and emerging technologies. If you are interested in being the part of shaping the future of the power industry, this is the event for you! The conference is hosted by ASME's Power Division.
In 2023, procurement and supply chain management are front and center in driving sustainability. And this year's SPLC Summit is focused on moving from good intentions to real impact. Since 2013, procurement professionals, suppliers, and public interest advocates have convened at the SPLC Summit to share expertise, find solutions, network, and help shape the SPLC's resources. In addition to collaborative workshops, expert presentations, and insightful plenaries, the 2023 Summit will offer dedicated training tracks that will deliver SPLC's core knowledge to align with the goal of moving from good intentions to real impact. Topics include building strategic sustainable procurement programs, developing a climate-focused procurement strategy, and leveraging sustainability performance to win business. Sustainable procurement is the critical sustainability lever of our time. Join us to jumpstart your program while connecting and engaging with our thriving ecosystem of sustainable purchasers, suppliers, advocates, and experts.
September 2023
Virtual 2023 sessions offer flexibility and convenience, create additional opportunities for scholarly exchange, and enable wider participation in the conference, especially for those with financial limitations, family commitments, health concerns, or travel restrictions. Speakers will present their research live in sessions that will be recorded in their entirety. Attendees will have 30 days of access to session recordings.

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Last Updated: February 11, 2022