May
15
May 17

2017 Better Buildings Summit

  • The Washington Hilton

The Better Buildings Summit is a national meeting where leading organizations across key sectors showcase solutions to cut energy intensity in their buildings portfolio-wide by 20% over the next ten years. This Summit is designed for partners and stakeholders to exchange best practices and highlight demonstrated market solutions with an equal emphasis on discussing future opportunities for greater energy efficiency in America’s homes and buildings.

At the 2017 Summit, more than 900 participants will engage in dialogue focused on sharing proven approaches. Speakers from the commercial, industrial, public, multifamily, residential and data center sectors shared how they draw on energy efficiency technologies, business practices, and partnerships to save money on utility bills, create new jobs, and improve their organization’s competitiveness.

Attending the following sessions will allow you to satisfy CC-P® elective and continuing education requirements. Attendees will be required to fill in the sign-in sheet placed in the session room and may inquire with staff on site for more information.

Sessions Eligible for CC-P® Elective and Continuing Education Credits:

  • May 16, 2017:
    • 9:30a - 10:45a
      • Addressing the Energy-Water Nexus: The Next Wave of Challenges and Solutions
    • 2:00p - 3:15p
      • Workshop - Part 1 + 2: Expect the Unexpected: Planning Energy-Resilient Communities
      • Renewable Energy for Clean Water: What's Not to Like? (2:00p - 3:15p)
    • 3:45p - 5:00p
      • Making the Business Case for Water Savings
      • Achieving Cost Savings Through Powering Data Centers With Renewable Energy
  • May 17, 2017:
    • 9:30a - 10:45a
      • Saving the Sun for Later: Opportunities and Barriers for Solar PV + Energy Storage
    • 11:15a - 12:30p
      • Reimagining Cities! Achieving Efficient, Resilient and Sustainable Communities through Zero Energy Buildings
    • 2:00p - 3:15p
      • You Can Do That? Pioneers in using State Clean Water Revolving Funds for Energy Efficiency
CleanMed 2017
May
16
May 18

CleanMed 2017

  • Minneapolis Convention Center

CleanMed is the only place health care professionals come together from around the world to share ideas and become inspired by others who face the same types of challenges to improve health care for the future. The most significant event in the sector, CleanMed is the place to connect with top industry thought leaders and tap into the ideas of the most cutting-edge community of health care professionals, suppliers and sustainability experts. The new tagline, “Anchoring Healthy Communities,” which already has brand equity, will appeal to potential attendees, who are committed to improving the health of patients and staff, the environment, and ultimately, public health. 

Attending the following sessions will allow you to satisfy CC-P® elective and continuing education requirements. Attendees will be required to fill in the sign-in sheet placed in the session room and may inquire with staff on site for more information.

Sessions Eligible for CC-P® Elective and Continuing Education Credits:

  • Wednesday, May 17, 2017

    • 9:00 am - 10:00 am
      • A8: Considering Community Solar: A New Renewable Energy Alternative Takes Hold
      • A9: Health Effects of Climate Change in the USA: Physician’s Perspective
    • 10:30 am - 11:30 am
      • B4: Climate Conversations: Building Connections by Sharing Stories
      • B5: How to Develop Attractive Large-Scale Renewable Energy Solutions  
    • 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
      • C5: Green Revolving Funds and Dedicated Capital Pools: Best Practices In Financing Sustainability
      • D5: Evaluating Integrated Microgrid Systems as the Future of Energy Resiliency In Health Care
Harvard Kennedy School Course -- Climate Change & Energy Policymaking
Oct
15
Oct 20

Harvard Kennedy School Course -- Climate Change & Energy Policymaking

Climate Change & Energy: 
Policymaking for the Long Term

A Harvard Kennedy School Executive Education Program

Faculty Chair: Robert Stavins
Program Dates: October 15-20, 2017

Register for this workshop to:

Upon taking this course and passing the CC-P® exams, you will become a CC-P®!

Climate change is arguably one of the biggest global issues we face in the 21st century. Indeed, the phenomenon is widely recognized by scientists and many policymakers as posing significant risks not only to the environment but also society and global economies.

Join with peers from around the world for a unique and collaborative learning experience focused on this critical topic. Climate Change & Energy: Policymaking for the Long Term is a week-long Harvard Kennedy School executive program convening U.S. and international policymakers and corporate leaders to address the policy solutions and implications of climate change—and closely related aspects of energy production and use.

Led by renowned environmental expert, Robert Stavins, this program will provide you with:

  • Deep insights into the science, economics and policy of climate change, and closely related aspects of energy production and use
  • Cutting-edge research from the field
  • Analytical tools and conceptual frameworks to better understand climate related policies
  • One-on-one interaction with world-class faculty and leading experts in climate change
  • A global network of peers who will serve as an invaluable professional resource after the program

To learn more about this program and apply, please visit the Harvard Kennedy School Web Site. You may also contact the program director Caitlin Marquedant by email or by calling 617-495-8036.