Industry Events

April 12.

Is Materials Management on Your Menu?, Portland, OR.

This forum on food management, hosted by the Association of Oregon Recyclers, is intended to provide an opportunity to continue the momentum of the food waste meetings as a part of the Pacific Coast Collaborative. The collaboration is made up of cities and states on the west coast, including British Columbia and Vancouver BC. Participants can expect high-quality presentations from experts in the field, an update on the PCC effort and plenty of opportunities to connect ideas about development of food scraps management. The group exercise will be small conversations targeting areas of food scraps management. When you sign up at the beginning of the forum, you will be asked to identify the topic of your choice. Seats for each topic are limited, so first come, first serve.   more

April 18.

Oregon's Energy Future, Portland, OR.

Coal to Clean: SB1547 One Year Later: In a new plenary format, speakers and panel discussions will address how Oregon can continue as a clean energy leader amidst the changing political landscape. Discussions will also focus on markets and strategies for energy projects and efficiency, and how to create new opportunities through equity and inclusion.  more

April 19.

Adapting to a Shifting Climate for Energy Efficiency, Portland, OR.

Please join us for our Spring Symposium - Turbulence, Headwinds and Tailwinds: Adapting to a Shifting Climate for Energy Efficiency Northwest leaders shine a new light on an ever shifting landscape of energy policy, technologies and possibilities. How are utilities planning to navigate changes ahead and what does the future hold? Will we brace for turbulence or ride the headwinds and tailwinds into a new era? Join AESP Northwest for an afternoon with thought leaders presenting on pilots, major topics and plans to chart a path forward. Keynote speaker: Josh Binus, Bonneville Power Administration. Panelists: Josh Keeling, PGE, Jeff Harris, NEEA, Bruce Manclark, CLEAResult, and a special guest.  more

May 5.

Clean & Affordable Energy Conference, Boise, ID.

Join the NW Energy Coalition on May 5th, 2017 for our Spring 2017 NW Clean & Affordable Energy Conference, the region’s premier clean energy conference! Today’s most important energy topics will be addressed, including the role of federal and local governments in the energy sector, the possibilities for clean portfolio development by utilities, the debate over how to recover salmon in the Northwest, and the critical role of transmission in unlocking renewable resources.  more

May 9 - May 11.

Oregon Solar Energy Conference, Portland, OR.

The Oregon Solar Energy Conference is the fastest growing regional solar conference in the U.S. We hosted over 400 attendees in 2016 at the Portland Crowne Plaza. For 2017 we will offer an additional day of training including business development sessions, hands on installation training and electrical code change courses. Also, we will be developing solar + storage trainings & policy sessions.  more

May 10 - May 12.

Bettering Environmental Stewardship & Technology (BEST) 2017, Whistler, BC.

The British Columbia Environment Industry Association's BEST Conference attracts environmental professionals every May for two days of technical sessions, networking opportunities, and a sponsor exhibition. Conference registration includes a welcoming reception, technical sessions, keynote presentations, an off-site networking reception, and all meals and coffee breaks. This is the fourth annual BEST Conference. Earlybird Registration and the Call for Abstracts are now underway!  more

May 15.

Climate Solutions 9th Annual Breakfast, Westin Seattle, WA.

limate Solutions' 9th Annual Breakfast on Monday, May 15, 7:00am-9:00am is a not-to-miss fundraiser event that will inspire and bring together 800+ guests including leaders from all sectors of the clean energy economy, environmental advocates, and elected officials. Registration is $100/person. Climate Solutions’ mission is to accelerate practical and profitable solutions to climate change.  more

June 7 - June 9.

AOR's Sustainable Oregon 2017, Gleneden Beach, OR.

Sustainable Oregon is a three-day interactive learning experience featuring cutting-edge educational sessions and workshops, local and national experts and speakers, facility tours, valuable networking opportunities, and an awards program celebrating the achievements of Oregon’s recycling, reuse, and waste reduction businesses and leaders. Sustainable Oregon provides stakeholders in Oregon’s recycling and waste prevention community with the knowledge and resources to address current challenges in the industry, implement and improve recycling programs, advocate for policies and initiatives that advance recycling and waste prevention, and support the development of a generation of professionals for whom sustainability is a core tenant of their work and life philosophy.  more

June 20.

Managing Stormwater in Oregon, Portland, OR.

Managing Stormwater in Oregon is the state's most comprehensive stormwater conference - featuring the latest information and best practices for compliance managers, solutions providers, and regulators in industrial and municipal stormwater management. Basic and advanced topics help permit holders identify cost-effective solutions that help them stay in compliance and avoid costly actions and lawsuits. A comprehensive range of exhibitors helps connect those seeking solutions with the region's best consultants and technology providers. Oregon State Bar MCLEs have been applied for.  more

June 25 - June 28.

American Chemical Society Regional Meeting , Corvallis, OR.

As part of the meeting, the Innovation Fair is seeking chemistry-related, early-stage ventures or pre-startups whose leaders want exposure to investors and the tech community. The 16 organizations selected by the ACS Region committee will exhibit on June 26-27. If you are selected, there is no cost for the booth space or two days of conference sessions. You must apply to be considered. The Regional Meeting also includes a half-day Lens of the Market workshop for chemistry researchers, as well as sessions on business, funding, and chemistry topics. For the Lens of the Market workshop, you will need to register for the regional meeting and apply to attend the workshop.   more

June 26.

CleanTech Innovation Showcase, Seattle, WA.

NEBC Member Discount: 20% Off - Use Registration Code "NEBC." Join CleanTech Alliance for the 2017 CleanTech Innovation Showcase, the region’s leading one-day event to experience the latest cleantech innovations, ideas and initiatives along with cleantech industry leaders from across the U.S., Canada and abroad. Last year's event attracted attendees from four continents, convening in Seattle to see what the future of cleantech innovation has in store. • Network with 500+ cleantech industry leaders, investors, policymakers and media from across the U.S., Canada and beyond. • See the next-generation of clean technologies from 24 featured presenting companies. • Tour the CleanTech Innovation Expo featuring international pavilions, company exhibits, technology demonstrations, research posters and more. • Visit the Cascadia CleanTech Accelerator startup pavilion. • Learn from renowned keynote speakers and panelists.   more

August 27 - August 31.

StormCon, Bellevue , WA.

During storms, pollutants are carried downstream. To address this concern, professionals from all over meet at StormCon once a year to share their expertise. StormCon is the world's largest stormwater pollution prevention conference and trade show.   more