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August 2018
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. For 2018, the Department of Energy is bringing together the Energy Exchange and Better Buildings Summit in Cleveland, Ohio August 21st-23rd, creating the largest and most exciting DOE training, trade show, and peer event of the year. Thought leaders from the federal, private, education, and state and local government sectors will convene to accelerate the adoption of energy/water efficiency, integrated resilience, emerging and secure technologies, and replicable renewable energy solutions. The combined Energy Exchange and Better Buildings Summit will feature technical training sessions, interactive panels, and learning opportunities from public and private sector market leaders. Click for the event agenda and schedule. Early bird registration ends June 15, 2018.
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.
The theme of the conference is "Soaring to New Heights in EH&S."
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.
This free annual workshop, held in partnership with the Association of State Drinking Water Administrators (ASDWA), will provide in-depth information and training on various solutions and strategies for handling small drinking water system challenges. The workshop is primarily designed for state personnel responsible for drinking water regulations compliance and treatment technologies permitting; however, others may also benefit, including system owners and operators, local and tribal government personnel, academics, design engineers, technical assistance providers, and consultants.
September 2018
EPRC is a unique, interdisciplinary conference that integrates energy research from engineering, economics, law, political science, and other policy relevant fields. We bring together scholars, students, and practitioners from academia, industry, government, and nonprofits to discuss their research with a diverse and engaged audience.
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.
The event brings together hundreds of UST/LUST professionals, including tank inspectors; cleanup specialists; state, tribal, and territorial employees; federal regulators; and industry representatives to network and learn about emerging issues, policy, equipment, and many other topics. The event is hosted by the New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission (NEIWPCC), EPA, and others.
Join senior DOE executives and site officials, industry leaders, national and local elected officials, and other stakeholders for the fourth annual National Cleanup Workshop to discuss the Department of Energy's progress on the cleanup of the environmental legacy of the nation's Manhattan Project and Cold War nuclear weapons program.
Industry leaders will share their stories, expertise, and strategies for successfully navigating the avenues of Tribal transportation. Meet with over 500 Tribal transportation professionals from 100+ Native American and Alaska Native communities, the Federal Highway Administration TTP and Bureau of Indian Affairs.
Sponsored by the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality's (DEQ), this conference is designed to promote meaningful engagement with business professionals in discussion surrounding the topic of sustainability, by addressing the triple bottom line – people, planet, and profit. The target audience for this event is businesses and their sustainability professionals, environmental health and safety coordinators, communications staff, environmental engineers and staff, academics and students studying sustainability related topics, materials scientists, research and development professionals, and anyone interested in learning how to advance and communicate their organization's sustainability efforts.
This summit will bring together top leaders from across the redevelopment industry with key decision makers in Washington, D.C. Hear the latest in redevelopment policies, programs, and funding opportunities and interact directly with leading federal agency personnel. The Summit is the can't-miss opportunity of the year for redevelopment professionals from across the private, public, and non-profit sectors.
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.
The Symposium will highlight SERDP & ESTCP's recent efforts to enhance mission capabilities, reduce costs in times of increasing fiscal constraints, and improve environmental and energy performance. The Symposium brings together environmental and energy researchers and technology developers with the defense user and regulatory communities to showcase cutting edge environmental technologies and ideas. The 2018 Symposium will offer 16 technical sessions, a number of short courses, more than 450 technical poster presentations, and exhibitors from funding and partnering organizations.
January 2019
The theme of the conference is "Independence & Interdependence." The conference topics include: Clean & Affordable Energy; Consumption, Production & Waste; Climate Change; Oceans & Seas; and Terrestrial Ecosystems.
Each year, the National Council for Science and the Environment brings together scientists, educators, policy-makers, business leaders, and officials at all levels of government to discuss how to use science in environmental policy and decision-making. The Annual Conference provides a platform for a diverse community to learn from each other, collaborate, and build long-lasting relationships. NCSE 2019 will focus on the theme Sustainable Infrastructure & Resilience.
March 2019
Co-sponsored by the American Water Works Association (AWWA) and the Water Environment Federation (WEF), the conference highlights the latest approaches, practices, processes, techniques, case studies, and research in all aspects of utility management.
April 2019
Sponsored by the Climate Change: Impacts & Responses Research Network, the special focus of the 2019 conference is Coastal Resilience.

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