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February 2018
Co-sponsored by the AWWA and WEF, this conference is for water and wastewater managers to hear the latest approaches, practices, processes, techniques, case studies, and research in all aspects of utility management.
This conference brings together influential climate, energy, and sustainability professionals from around the globe to address climate change through policy, innovation, and business solutions. Learn about cutting-edge carbon and energy practices and navigate the climate policy landscape.
March 2018
Sponsored by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), The theme of the 6th CI Summit is The Future is Now - Implementing Construction Innovation in the Changing World. The Summit's technical program will provide insights on the latest techniques, technologies, and strategies used by owners, engineers, and contractors to manage risk and to successfully deliver their projects.
Sponsored by The Journal of Solid Waste Technology and Management, this conference addresses issues such as: Use of Wastes in Construction; Composting; Medical Wastes; Construction and Demolition Wastes; Waste to Energy; and Sludge and Wastewater Management.
Tracks for the 2018 conference include: Air Quality; Climate Change; Cultural and Historic Resources; Ecological Restoration; Endangered Species; Energy; National Environmental Policy Act; Remediation, Brownfields, and Emerging Contaminant Issues; Stormwater and Low Impact Development; and Transportation.
This conference aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Energy, Ecology, Environment and Sustainable Development. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Energy, Ecology, Environment and Sustainable Development.
The intent of the ASEH is to promote the understanding of current environmental issues by analyzing their historical background.
For the past twenty-seven years, this annual conference has helped to bring the environmental science community closer together by providing a forum to facilitate the exchange of information of technological advances, new scientific achievements, and the effectiveness of standing environmental regulation programs. Platform and poster sessions feature research, case studies, and the presentation of new programs. Exhibitions augment the conference program and bring applied technology to attendees. Focused workshops provide attendees with practical information for immediate application.
Sponsored by the AWWA, the focus of this conference is presenting solutions for balancing the benefits of conservation with the costs, managing water resources, sustainable utilities and infrastructure, urban planning and design, energy efficiency, water conservation, stormwater and reuse.
April 2018
Sponsored by the Water Environment Federation (WEF), the theme of the conference is "Collections on the Coast - Investing in a Sustainable Future."
The conference addresses a broad range of topics pertinent to landscape professionals.
Sponsored by the Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) and New Buildings Institute (NBI), attendees will share perspectives on the growth of ZE, discuss the policies driving new projects, engage in best practices for successful outcomes and collaborate on opportunities for ZNE to transform the built environment.
The four themes for the conference are: Acientific Evidence; Assessing Impacts in Divergent Ecosystems; Human Impacts and Impacts on Humans; and Technical, Political, and Social Responses.
The theme of the conference is "Building Resilient Communities, Environments and Economies." The National Outdoor Recreation Conference, held annually by the Society of Outdoor Recreation Professionals, showcases innovative and creative approaches to nature-based outdoor recreation research, planning, and management.
Sponsored by the NAFA Fleet Management Association, this institute and expo is targeted for professionals who manage fleets of sedans, law enforcement vehicles, trucks, and buses of all types and sizes, and a wide range of military and off-road equipment for organizations across the globe.
The program format will feature the needs and challenges of communities, governments, municipalities, tribes, faith-based organizations, and others with an interest in environmental justice. It will highlight programs and collaborations that work, as well as initiatives that have not proven successful. Program speakers will feature representatives from Federal and state agencies, local governments, tribes, community groups, business and industry, public interest groups, academia, and other entities. This interactive forum will give conference participants the opportunity to network with a variety of interests from diverse quarters.
May 2018
05/07 - Windpower 2018 (Chicago, IL) (Until 05/10)
Sponsored by the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), a variety of topics will be addressed including: innovative ideas that will continue to strengthen wind energy's value proposition; illustrations of how technology advances will continue to lower LCOE; lessons learned from other industries that are more mature or have experienced similar rapid growth; state policy support; transmission infrastructure efforts; and emerging and growing offtake trends.
Sponsored by the Water Environment Federation (WEF), the planned topics are: Biosolids Uses; Integrating Organics into the Wastewater Facility; Regulatory Changes and Impact to Biosolids Management; Biosolids Science and Microconstituents; Pretreatment Technologies; Bioenergy Management; Odors; Sidestream Management and many more.
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 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
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.
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 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.

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Last Updated: April 21, 2010