Events - 26 Feb 19

Disaster Tech for Resilient People

Please join New America at a workshop focused on technologies for improving disaster risk reduction and resilience for vulnerable and underserved populations. This meeting will bring together innovators, emergency managers, policymakers, and storytellers to discuss new understandings, possibilities, partnerships, and technologies within the context of evolving natural hazards, risks, and vulnerabilities.

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Smart Building Technology Panel Featuring GSA & DOE

With more than 350,000 energy-utilizing buildings, the Federal government is the nation’s largest energy consumer. Energy used in buildings and facilities represents about 38% of the total site-delivered energy use of the Federal government. The panel discussion will focus on how both GSA and the DOE are working with Federal agencies to meet energy-related goals, identify and implement emerging building technologies across the Federal portfolio, facilitate public-private partnerships, and provide energy leadership to the country by identifying government best practices.

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The Future of Clean Energy

What does the future hold for clean energy sources in the United States, and how does innovation enhance our ability to make strides? Energy is getting cleaner, but policymakers face pressure to encourage more rapid progress. Join the American Action Forum for a panel discussion on clean energy policy and the federal government’s role in encouraging energy production that is friendly to both consumers and the environment.

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