Upcoming Events

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

U.S. EPA: NIEHS/EPA Children’s Environmental Health Research Centers Webinar: Avoiding Prenatal Exposures

EPA and NIEHS present the NIEHS/EPA Children’s Centers Webinar Series: Protecting Children’s Health for a Lifetime. The webinar is co-sponsored by the National Center for Environmental Research and the Office of Children’s Health Protection.

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Science and Technology Diplomacy: the U.S.-Japan Alliance

Japan and the United States excel in many fields of technological development, especially robotics, healthcare, energy, and disaster risk reduction. These technologies are becoming increasingly relevant to foreign policy, as nations wrestle with the political and societal impacts of globalization, economic integration, environmental degradation, and—for many countries—aging populations. Looking ahead, a key challenge for the allies is to develop strategies to employ these technological skills for positive effect on the international stage.

This half-day conference with a diverse group of specialists from Japan and the United States will discuss the role of science and technology in twenty-first century diplomacy.

This conference will be followed by a light reception.

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What’s in the Paris Climate Deal?

The Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) invites you to a briefing discussing the climate deal that came out of the 2015 Paris climate change conference, as well as what lies ahead for the 185 countries that pledged to reduce their emissions.

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Climate & Energy Roundtable Featuring DOE’s Maria Vargas

You are invited to a round table discussion followed by a reception on Wednesday, February 10, 2016 from 4:00pm-6:30pm featuring Maria Vargas, Director of Better Buildings Challenge and Senior Program Advisor. 

Roundtable Discussion:
4:00pm – 5:30pm
Cocktails & Networking: 5:30pm – 6:30pm

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ELI Presents: Monthly Networking Event for Environmental Professionals

The Environmental Law Institute and the D.C. Bar’s Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Section invite you to attend a free networking event.

Light appetizers will be included; other refreshments are at your own expense.

NOTE: All registrants for Environmental Law Institute events need to have an ELI “account.” When you attempt to register for this event, you will be asked to “log in.”

  • ELI members have accounts. If you don’t remember your password, please click on the “Request new password” tab.
  • Non-members who have previously not set up an ELI account may click on the “Create new account” tab, complete the process, and then return to this page to register. While creating this account does not confer membership, it will allow you to register for this and future events.
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Finding Common Ground: Climate Solutions for the Next Administration

Join GW’s Trachtenberg School of Public Policy & Public Administration and School of Media & Public Affairs for a discussion of climate change moderated by Frank Sesno, director of the School of Media and Public Affairs and the creator and host of Planet Forward, a user-driven web and television project that highlights innovations in sustainability.

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Monthly Networking Event for Environmental Professionals: February 2016

What: The Environmental Law Institute and the D.C. Bar’s Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Section invite you to attend a free networking event. Light appetizers will be included; other refreshments are at your own expense.

Who: Members and friends of both organizations are welcome!  Attendees must be age 21 years or older.

Where: The event will be held in Laughing Man Tavern’s Sideline Room, an area on the lower level and to the right when facing the bar. Nearest Metro stations: Metro Center and McPherson Square. An ELI representative will take your name and affiliation when you arrive.

Why: To build community and connections among environmental professionals. And to relax and have fun!

How Much: Free.

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Charity Social Hour with The Nature Conservancy

The Nature Conservancy is extending the celebration of the New Year with a toast to nature! Please join Conservancy supporters and conservation enthusiasts for a happy hour to celebrate 2016! Attendees will have the chance to mix-and-mingle with like-minded professionals, as well as meet Conservancy staff members, including the event’s featured speaker, Maheen Qureshi, who works with the Conservancy’s NatureVest initiative. This fundraiser will support the Maryland/DC Chapter of The Nature Conservancy and its work on the urban tree canopy here in Washington, D.C.

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Solar Informational Session and Energy Efficiency Workshop

Come learn about GRID Alternatives and gather information on energy efficiency and solar to see how you can save money and energy! This workshop is design to answer questions about solar installation process as well as provide information about energy efficiency for those that already have solar and those that do not. A representative from the Office of the People’s Council will be present to offer energy efficiency tips and resources.


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Virginia Clean Power Plan Workshop

Join the Virginia Sierra Club and GW Interfaith Power and Light for a comprehensive conversation about the Clean Power Plan on Wednesday , February 10 from 6:30 – 8:30 pm. Please join for a networking mixer after the workshop.

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