Upcoming Events

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Green Drinks DC Pre-Climate March Happy Hour with People’s Climate Movement

The Green Drinks DC Committee is so excited to bring you a second, special April event. This time they are partnering with the Peoples Climate Movement to host a pre-march happy hour on April 27. This is sure to be one of Green Drinks DC’s biggest and best events of the year, so make sure you register for your tickets now!

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Saturday, April 29, 2017

People’s Climate March

Join the People’s Climate Movement this April 29th in Washington, D.C. and across the country to stand up for our communities and climate.

Throughout the first 100 days in office, the People’s Climate Movement is organizing a country-wide arc of action, culminating on April 29th in Washington DC in a powerful mobilization to unite all of our movements. To change everything, we need everyone.

On April 29th, we will march for our families. We will march for our air, our water, and our land. We will march for clean energy jobs and climate justice. We will march for our communities and the people we love.

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Monday, May 1, 2017

Waterpower Week in Washington

Waterpower week in Washington provides three great conferences into one! IMREC, METS and NHA’s Annual Conference have teamed up to give you a 3-day jam packed event to network and discuss about policy change and government affairs.

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DCSEU Small Business Energy Efficiency Workshop

Join the DCSEU and the Institute for Market Transformation (IMT) on May 1, 2017 to learn how you can shrink your energy bills to help grow your DC business. Attendees will learn about DCSEU rebates and the importance of energy auditing and green leasing. Businesses who have successfully navigated the energy efficiency options will share their lessons learned with the audience.

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Friday, May 5, 2017

Hot Topcis in the Energy Sector Today

WCEE is hosting a panel of energy journalists from E&E News, S&P Global Platts and Politico to discuss the trends in the energy sector today and for the next four years. Some of the trends that will be discussed are:

  • NAFTA and oil and gas pipelines in North America
  • FERC enforcement and the changing political outlook for CFTC
  • The fate of the Clean Power Plan
  • Rollback of regulatory efforts by the Trump Administration in the energy sector
  • Future of renewables
  • Energy industry and Department of Interior’s public land use management debate

This is a Lunch & Learn (i.e. brown-bag) event; beverages and dessert will be provided but please bring your own lunch.


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Monday, May 8, 2017

USGBC National Capital Region 2nd Annual Women in Green Breakfast

Join USGBC National Capital Region for the 2nd annual event to celebrate Women in Green. Network with peers and panelists and discuss what it means to be a woman working to advance green building in the DC metro area! Be part of an important morning that celebrates women in local sustainability who are at the top of their game.

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Tuesday, May 9, 2017

FoodTalks: Food Stories from DC’s Rooftop at Up Top Acres

Food is all about perspective: From the way we grow it, to how it shapes our markets and economy, to all the ways it affects our health and communities.  Join to embrace many intimate perspectives of food on this night from The Farm at 55 M Street founded by Up Top Acres, an innovative local business that’s taking urban farming to the next level.

Visit the event registration page to view the plant-based menu for the evening and to stay updated on the storyteller lineup. Early bird tickets end Friday, April 21st and the event is limited to 20 spots!

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Saturday, May 13, 2017

Washington DC Green Festival

Now a 2-Day Expo packed with speaker presentations, family fun activities, live performances, sustainable fashion and vegan and vegetarian food offerings. Join the event on May 13-14th! Tickets will be available online soon.

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Sustainable Profit: Investment Opportunities in a Changing Climate

On May 16, 2017, the Harvard Business School Club of Washington, D.C. will host a panel discussion to explore the current state of investment in fields such as energy, environment, and resource efficiency. Additionally, the speakers will discuss what financial, technical, and policy innovations are needed in order to continue to grow investment in the clean and resilient economy of the future.

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Saturday, May 20, 2017

Experience the Living Building Challenge at the Alice Ferguson Foundation

Join the ISSP DC Chapter for a tour of one of only 12 structures in the world that have met the Living Building Challenge (LBC). This private event at The Alice Ferguson Foundation, located on the Potomac River, includes a panel discussion of experts. They will share technical details of the LBC, the development of the building and the certification process, and the relevance of the LBC to Sustainability Professionals.

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