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Date Event Location

Apr 19, 2018

Lehigh Valley Arts on Brownfields
Learn how the Arts are being used to spark brownfield redevelopment in the Lehigh Valley. We will meet at the Bridgeworks Enterprise Center in Allentown and depart via bus for tours of the Artsquest Steelstacks facility in Bethlehem, the Easton Silk Mill in Easton, and the Bridgeworks Enterprise Center (former Mack Truck) facility in Allentown. Along the way we will celebrate the successes of these projects and inspire attendees to leverage the Arts to redevelop brownfield sites. The event will include an interactive discussion with the Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation, PADEP, PA DCED, USEPA, NJIT TAB, and others, followed by a networking reception at the Bridgeworks facility. Date: April 19, 2018 Location: Allentown, PA

(Allentown, PA)

Apr 20, 2018

2018 ENERGY STAR® Awards
Each year, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Energy (DOE) honor organizations that have made outstanding contributions to protect the environment through energy efficiency. Congratulations to this year's award winners, who will be recognized at the ENERGY STAR Awards Ceremony on Friday, April 20, 2018, in Washington, DC.

(Washington, DC)

Apr 21, 2018

National Planning Conference
Experience the latest in planning with peer-reviewed sessions from experts in the field at the American Planning Association's NPC18 in New Orleans on April 21-24, 2018. Access top continuing education, valuable networking, mobile workshops and more in a city known for its rich history, diverse culture, and big plans.

(New Oleans, LA)

Apr 23, 2018 - Apr 26, 2018

Waste Expo 2018
Celebrating 50 years of delivering innovation, education and good vibes. The sixties. A decade of innovation, social change and acknowledging Mother Earth. WasteExpothe baby boomer success story of the solid waste industryinvites you to celebrate with us as we turn 50. Five decades of collaborating with you and your colleagues to deliver game changing opportunites. Date: April 23-26, 2018 Location: Las Vegas, NV

(Las Vegas, NV)

Apr 24, 2018 - Apr 26, 2018

Ceres Conference 2018
Now, more than ever, we must scale up sustainable solutions to climate change, water scarcity and pollution, and human rights abuses to accelerate the transition to a low-carbon economy and deliver on the goals of the global Paris Agreement. At Ceres Conference 2018, you will hear from institutional investors, C-Suite company executives and capital market leaders who understand the financial imperative of addressing these sustainability threats. Date: April 24-26, 2018 Location: Boston, MA

(Boston, MA)

Apr 24, 2018 - Apr 26, 2018

Managing Rivers, Reservoirs, and Lakes in the Face of Drought
Participants will learn proven tools and strategies they can put to practice in their own jurisdiction. Tools and strategies will integrate legal and policy elements with scientific understanding and public involvement strategies to effectively manage flowing and standing water ecosystems when faced with drought.

(Fort Collins, CO)

Apr 24, 2018 - Apr 26, 2018

2018 AMS Washington Forum
This much-anticipated annual event provides an important platform to examine public policy issues across the weather, water and climate sciences. The value of collaboration and sharing scientific knowledge grows more critical every year, and this event is an ideal setting for agencies and companies whose operations and planning are reliant on environmental factors. The Washington Forum broadens and fosters the AMS mission of advancing of atmospheric and related sciences, technologies, applications, and services for the benefit of society.

(Washington, DC)

Apr 25, 2018 - Apr 27, 2018

National Environmental Justice Conference and Training Program
Leaders from various sectors will engage in 3 days of free exchange of ideas and approaches to achieving environmental justice. These interactive training sessions will feature voices of experience, research, discussions, and thought-provoking dialogue. 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. All conference participants will realize informative and productive resources that can support their individual program goals and objectives. Conference participants will also see examples of approaches that produce positive results through innovation and collaboration. All in all, the conference will prove beneficial and informative to participants.

(Washington, DC)

Apr 26, 2018 - Apr 28, 2018

Resilient Cities  The Annual Global Forum on Urban Resilience and Adaptation  is hosted every year in Bonn. In 2010 ICLEI  Local Governments for Sustainability, the World Mayors Council on Climate Change and the City of Bonn, Germany launched Resilient Cities, the first forum on cities and adaptation to climate change (in 2012 renamed as Global Forum on Urban Resilience and Adaptation). More than 500 participants and beyond 30 partners each year helped make Resilient Cities a milestone event connecting local government leaders and climate adaptation experts to discuss adaptation challenges facing urban environments around the globe. Resilient Cities also supports the annual Bonn Declaration of Mayors  written by local leaders during the Mayors Adaptation Forum, organized with the World Mayors Council on Climate Change.

(Bonn, Germany)

Apr 30, 2018 - May 02, 2018

2018 Local Solutions: Eastern Climate Preparedness Conference
We will cover a range of climate preparedness and resiliency issues such as: sea level rise, urban heat, and both coastal and inland flooding issues. The conference is geared for small government planners and decision-makers striving to create healthy resilient communities that are better able to handle severe weather and climate impacts. The current methodologies, protocols and policies inherent in planning and budgeting at the community level are not always adequate for the recent onslaught of climate impacts. This conference guides local government planners on how to make climate resilience an aspect of their daily operations. The conference will be organized with the help of a diverse and dedicated Steering Committee, which will include members from state and federal agencies, non-profits and academic institutions from around the eastern United States. Date: April 30  May 2 Location: Manchester, NH

(Manchester, NH)

May 08, 2018 - May 10, 2018

2018 EPA International Decontamination Research and Development Conference
Join researchers, engineers, homeland security experts, emergency managers, first responders, and other experts to learn more about decontamination technologies, best practices, and research and development at this years International Decontamination Research & Development Conference held at EPAs Research Triangle Park, NC, campus. Date: May 8-10, 2018 Location: Durham, NC

(Durham, NC)

May 09, 2018 - May 10, 2018

Hazard Mitigation Planning Fundamentals - Webinar Series
Hazard mitigation planning is something that affects everyone and at all levels of government, so having plans in place for your community and yourself personally is key to surviving a disaster. However, it is easy to ignore the possibility of a disaster in our hectic day-to-day lives, both personally and professionally. So this training will help introduce professionals to the main concepts of hazard mitigation planning and connect them to the tools they can use to initiate effective planning in their communities. This 4-hour course will be presented in two 2-hour webinars, including lecture and Q&A.


May 17, 2018

Sustainability in the City of Plano, Texas
Join us May 17 for a free 1-hour webinar featuring Plano Sustainability & Environmental Education Manager Heather Merchant and staff, who will describe how the city used the Star Community Rating System outcomes to identify priorities for sustainability initiatives that also support its comprehensive plan. Learn how the city's sustainability staff have collaborated with local employers, planners and university personnel to address environmental challenges related to mobility and air quality and implement solutions strengthening the citys commitment to enhancing health, prosperity and the well-being of its residents and business community. Date: May 17, 2018, 1:00 pm Location: Web-based


May 21, 2018 - May 23, 2018

2018 American Industrial Hygiene Conference & Expo
This annual event is packed with professional development courses and educational sessions to help EHS professionals keep pace with the latest trends, technology, and best practices. Participants include industrial hygienists, occupational health professionals, EHS specialists, safety professionals, risk management professionals, and others responsible for safety, health, and the environment at their organizations. Date: May 21-23, 2018 Location: Philadelphia, PA

(Philadelphia, PA)

Jun 03, 2018 - Jun 07, 2018

World Environmental & Water Congress
Top 8 Reasons to Attend: " Free Technical Workshops " Earn Professional Development Hours. " Network with industry leaders and make valuable contacts. " Connect with exhibitors showcasing state of the art products, services and solutions. " Interact with leaders in the profession and learn about professional trends. " Participate in the policy dialogue on water resource and environmental issues affecting the profession. " Learn about the latest trends and techniques being applied in the industry. " Meet top students, a highly qualified pool of potential employees. Date: June 3-7, 2018 Location: Minneapolis, MN

(Minneapolis, MN)

Jun 04, 2018 - Jun 08, 2018

4th International Symposium: The Effects of Climate Change on the World's Oceans
The 4th International Symposium will bring together experts from around the world to better understand climate impacts on ocean ecosystems  and how to respond. The Symposium is a great opportunity to share information, highlight activities, build partnerships and shape the future of this important field. One objective for this Symposium is to present current research results and to facilitate the uptake of these new results in other analyses, including (but not restricted to) the 6th Assessment Report (AR6) of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). We plan a Special Volume of the ICES Journal of Marine Science and we expect that additional Special Volumes in peer-reviewed journals may emerge from this Symposium. Date: June 4-8, 2018 Location: Washington, DC

(Washington, DC)

Jun 11, 2018 - Jun 14, 2018

Annual Conference & Exposition: Innovating the Future of Water
ACE18 is set to inspire and connect the water sector with innovative solutions and new insights to help solve our global water challenges. This year AWWA is co-partnering with the California/Nevada Section to produce an outstanding conference. Dont miss your chance to soak up the knowledge of hundreds of water industry thought leaders providing guidance on the future of our water. Date: June 11-14, 2018 Location: Las Vegas, NV

(Las Vegas, NV)

Jun 24, 2018 - Jun 28, 2018

9th International Congress on Environmental Modelling and Software
Colorado State University is excited to host the 9th International Congress on Environmental Modelling and Software June 24-28, 2018 in Fort Collins, Colorado USA. The 2018 congress is themed Modelling for Sustainable Food-Energy-Water Systems with an objective to foster the exchange of ideas and solutions leading to methods and techniques for managing these systems effectively and efficiently. Date: June 24-28 Location: Fort Collins, CO

(Fort Collins, CO)

Jun 25, 2018 - Jun 26, 2018

EPA Air Quality Sensor Workshop
EPA will host an in-person workshop and online webinar, Deliberating Performance Targets for Air Quality Sensors, to discuss a broad range of issues involved with establishing and adopting a common set of non-regulatory performance targets for air sensor technologies. The workshop will be held at EPAs research campus in Durham, NC. Anyone from state and local government, tribes, industry, academia, or the public with special interest or technical expertise in measuring ambient or near source air pollution is encouraged to attend the workshop. Date: June 25-26, 2018 Location: Durham, NC

(Durham, NC)

Aug 21, 2018 - Aug 23, 2018

2018 Better Buildings Summit & Energy Exchange
DOE will host the 2018 Better Buildings Summit in Cleveland, Ohio, August 2123, 2018. The Summit is one of the premier events for energy professionals to engage with one another and explore and share innovative strategies, emerging technologies, financing trends, and much more. For 2018, the Summit will be held with DOEs annual Energy Exchange, focused on federal facility energy management, to provide greater access to technical discussions and training while also providing the great panel sessions, keynote speakers, and networking opportunities.

(Cleveland, OH)