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October 20 | 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
The Center for American Progress will host a panel discussion with key state and federal officials and leading experts from the environmental and labor communities. There is a growing awareness that methane pollution must be addressed if we intend to avoid the worst effects of climate change. This panel will examine state and federal approaches to capturing the potential economic and environmental benefits of methane pollution control strategies.
October 20 | 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
The Atlantic Council’s Dinu Patriciu Eurasia Center, the Energy Charter Secretariat, and the Brussels Energy Club will host a public event featuring Ambassador Urban Rusnák, secretary-general of the Energy Charter Secretariat. Russia, currently in an economic crisis, was ordered by international arbitration tribunals in July 2014 to pay fifty billion dollars to former shareholders of Yukos. Ambassador Rusnák will discuss how the ruling affects the current state of energy relations between Russia and the West, as well as the repercussions of the ongoing crisis in Ukraine on European energy security.
October 20 | 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Søren Hermansen, a world-class Danish energy magician, will discuss what his community and country are doing to become 100% energy independent. The subject of his talk will be how a society can move from the current energy environment to one completely free of mineral fuels without subsidies, tax advantages or any other special incentives -- and without sacrificing economic growth -- as demonstrated by Denmark in its ambitious program launched in 2008.
October 21 | 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
October 21 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
October 21 | 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
October 22 | 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
The Mexican energy industry is set for transformation after President Enrique Peña Nieto signed into law the reform’s secondary legislation in August. The Atlantic Council will host the first major policy address in the United States by one of the top Mexican officials leading this reform.
October 22 | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
The Energy Department Vehicle Technologies Office will present a live webcast titled "Updates on Energy and GHG Emissions Accounting Tools for Transportation." The webcast will describe how two macroeconomic tools provide estimates on energy usage and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the transportation sector.
October 22 | 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
The Southeast Innovation Summit showcases the region’s cleantech innovation and convenes key stakeholders from investors, entrepreneurs, Fortune 500 managers, policy makers, and academia. Innovation is catalyzed when market participants from different geographies and focus areas have regular dialogue and establish working relationships. The Summit provides an annual platform for these connections to be fostered.
October 22 | 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
The Managing Our Planet series brings a special edition where Jonathan Foley will discuss his vision for the California Academy of Sciences and discuss issues related to food security, demographics and sustainability.
October 22 | 7:00 PM
Join with your colleagues-at-large on a fun four-mile run. Network about the ins-and-outs of the environmental community and how you arrived at where you are today. Come with an open mind and enjoy the scenic DC views.
ARPA-E will hold a workshop on "Reducing CAPEX for Energy-Efficient Building Controls" on October 23rd at ARPA-E's office in Washington, DC. This workshop will convene leading experts in building science, control systems, and computer science to identify innovative research paths to increase the adoption of energy-saving building controls by reducing one-off design and installation costs.
October 23 | 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Join the World Green Energy Symposium (WGES) Council, Host Ambassadors & Partners at the DC World Green Energy Symposium Executive Forum. This is the world stage for latest launches, policies, unveiling of procurement opportunities and showcase of sustainable technologies and innovations in new energy.
October 23 | 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
In this Energy and Environment Breakfast, ICF International welcomes energy experts who will discuss the substantial increase in energy use efficiency due to a variety of utility, state, and federal programs. As a result of these programs, there is more economic output for every dollar of energy expenditure.
October 23 | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
The Leaders in Energy will be co-hosting its professional networking Happy Hour on the topic of "Ocean Energy Issues and Opportunities." Speakers will address the science and misperceptions regarding the impacts of seismic surveys and noise on marine life associated with offshore energy resource mapping as well as ocean renewable energy systems including ocean thermal energy conversion, tidal, etc.
October 24 | 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM
The Georgetown University McCourt School of Public Policy will host the 2014 LEAD Conference, "The Power of Opinion: How Americans' Preferences on Energy Point a Way Forward on Climate Change" on October, 24, 2014. The Honorable Gina McCarthy, current Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, will keynote the event.
October 24 | 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
October 28 | 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
The São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) and the United States Department of Energy Office of Science, in partnership with the Wilson Center's Brazil Institute, cordially invite you to an all-day symposium on collaborative research projects led by scientists in the state of São Paulo, Brazil and in the U.S., targeting the discovery of new science about the Amazon.
October 28 | 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
October 29 | 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
The Energy Department's Office of Indian Energy, Tribal Energy Program, and Western Area Power Administration will present the final webinar in the 2014 Tribal Renewable Energy Series titled "Putting It All Together." The webinar will build on previous webinars to help tribes identify opportunities for renewable energy projects.
October 30 | 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
November 1 | 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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