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38900   Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton, OR-WA Metropolitan Area

Women in Energy & Renewables Happy Hour

Thursday 30 November 2017, 5:00 to 7:00 PM
1945 NW Quimby Street, Portland, OR 97209

This is the monthly meeting of POWERpnw provides a welcoming and casual opportunity to meet peers, share ideas and opportunities, and educate colleagues about projects and initiatives of interest to the group. Those interested in building a more diverse energy sector are invited.

Thursday 30 November 2017, 5:00 to 7:00 PM

Lucky Labrador Beer Hall
1945 NW Quimby Street
Portland, OR 97209

Free.

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Northwest Environmental Conference & Trade Show

Tuesday 5 December 2017, 2-day conference
909 N Hayden Island Drive, Portland, OR 97217

The Northwest Environmental Conference & Tradeshow has four tracks that cover important environmental topics: sustainable business practices, regulations & best practices, industry drivers, and advanced topics (such as challenging technical issues).

2-day conference
Tuesday-Wednesday 5-6 December 2017
Tuesday 7:00 AM to 6:30 PM
Wednesday 7:30 AM to 3:30 PM

Red Lion Hotel on the River - Jantzen Beach
909 N Hayden Island Drive
Portland, OR 97217

Price: $450. Discounts and fees may apply.

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Solar Social Hour For Business Owners

Tuesday 5 December 2017, 6:00 to 8:00 PM
18041 Southwest Lower Boones Ferry Road #1b, Tigard, OR 97224

For farmers and commercial property owners, this networking event provides information on tax credits, local/federal incentives/ accelerated depreciation, and USDA grants to help with solar energy. Sponsored by SunBridge Solar and Country Financial.

Tuesday 5 December 2017, 6:00 to 8:00 PM

Three Mermaids Public House
18041 Southwest Lower Boones Ferry Road #1b
Tigard, OR 97224

Free.

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Basic Tree Appraisal

Thursday 22 January 2018, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
19600 Molalla Avenue, Oregon City, OR 97045

This workshop gives an overview of the appraisal process and provides an opportunity to practice in the field. Participants will review common mistakes and refine their craft as appraising arborists. Focuses on the CTLA Trunk Formula Method and the four primary components of the formula: trunk area, species rating, location rating, and condition rating. The second half of the course is a field application of the concepts discussed in the lecture.

Presented by The Pacific Northwest Chapter of the International Society of Arboriculture.

Monday 22 January 2018, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Clackamas Community College
19600 Molalla Avenue
Oregon City, OR 97045

Price: $250. Discounts and fees may apply.

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Design and Construction Industry Forum

Thursday 8 March 2018, 3:30 to 8:30 PM
1219 SW Park Avenue, Portland, OR 97205

The forum provides the design and construction industry an informative and stimulating look at what i’s new and innovative in the industry. Speakers and exhibitors.

Sponsored by Construction Specifics Institute Portland.

Thursday 8 March 2018, 3:30 to 8:30 PM

The Portland Art Museum
PAM Grand Ballroom
1219 SW Park Avenue
Portland, OR 97205

Price: $25 for attendance. Sponsorships start at $700. Discounts and fees may apply.

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41740   San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA Metropolitan Area

Energy, Utility & Environmental Conference

Monday 5 March 2018, 3-day conference
111 W Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101

Generally for professionals in the energy utilities, renewable energy, emissions monitoring, climate/policy, and related fields. Ten tracks:

  • Regulatory
  • CEMS and Air Quality
  • Mercury Control
  • Power Generation and Energy Services
  • Sulphur dioxide, NOX and SCR Control
  • Renewable Energy
  • O&M, DDD, EHS & EMIS
  • ELG, CCR, CCS & GHG
  • Waste Water & 316(b)
  • Battery and Storage

3-day conference
Monday-Wednesday 5-7 March 2018
Pre-Conference Training Workshops on Sunday 4 March 2018

San Diego Convention Center
111 W Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92101

Price: $1,395. Significant discount for October. Discounts and fees may apply.

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41860   San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA Metropolitan Area

ClimateTECH

Wednesday 29 November 2017, 2-day conference
135 4th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

By invitation only, this summit brings together influential leaders from key industries to assess bold, cutting-edge technologies that could help keep global warming below the two-degree threshold—the widely acknowledged danger zone for the planet. Hosted by top New York Times journalists, ClimateTECH’s focus on innovation will also encompass the dramatic changes downstream (in finance, policy, consumer behavior, infrastructure) that are vital for these new technologies to gain adoption and succeed.

Hosts: Lisa Friedman, Thomas Friedman, Katie Benner, and Keith Bradscher.

2-day conference
Wednesday-Thursday 29-30 November 2017
Wednesday 5:00 to 8:40PM
Thursday 8:00 AM to 6:30 PM

City View at METREON
Suite #4000 – 4th Floor
135 4th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

Price: $2,250. Discounts and fees may apply.

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Hands On Advanced Lighting Controls: Introduction to Lutron

Wednesday 29 November 2017, 4:00 to 6:00 PM
851 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

Part of a series, this class allows students to see how the principles of Advanced Lighting Control Systems (ALCS) or Networked Lighting Controls (NLC) are implemented by various manufacturers—in this case RAB Lighting. This session presented by Lutron will begin by highlighting the opportunities for controls that exist in the building retrofit market.

Instructor: Chris Yorgey of Lutron Electronics Co., Inc.

Wednesday 29 November 2017, 4:00 to 6:00 PM

PG&E Pacific Energy Center
851 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

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Electric Vehicle Workshop - Everything You Need to Know to Go EV!

Thursday 30 November 2017, 7:00 to 8:30 PM
Hope United Methodist Church 115 El Campo Drive, South San Francisco, CA 94080

This free electric vehicle workshop teaches you about:

  • The benefits of EVs versus gas-powered cars
  • Government rebates (up to $12,000) for "going EV"
  • Battery range and charging basics
  • Leasing versus buying
  • Current makes/models and what's in store for the future!

Come early to view various EVs on display in the parking lot and talk to their owners about living the EV lifestyle!/p>

Presented by Acterra with support from Peninsula Clean Energy and the Bay Area Air Quality Management District.

Thursday 30 November 2017, 7:00 to 8:30 PM

Hope United Methodist Church
115 El Campo Drive
South San Francisco, CA 94080

Free to attend.

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Hands On Advanced Lighting Controls: Introduction to RAB

Thursday 30 November 2017, 4:00 to 6:00 PM
851 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

Part of a series, this class allows students to see how the principles of Advanced Lighting Control Systems (ALCS) or Networked Lighting Controls (NLC) are implemented by various manufacturers—in this case RAB Lighting. Lightcloud is RAB’s solution to networked lighting controls.

Instructor: Ravi Parikh of RAB Lighting.

Thursday 30 November 2017, 4:00 to 6:00 PM

PG&E Pacific Energy Center
851 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

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Co-Liv

Thursday 7 December 2017, 3-day conference
1885 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

This conference on co-housing is the global gathering for the co-living sector, with special attention placed on affordability, the emergence of new investment, and enterprise landscape. This event includes talks and workshops, as well as a variety of informal social gatherings, covering Community, Space, Communications, Policy, Models, Services & Tools. The conference invites all the local co-living operators to participate, and host attendees who are eager to explore and experience this sector and explore primary issues such as affordability.

Sponsored by Impact Hub.

Thursday-Saturday 7-9 December 2017
Thursday 1:00 to 7:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Saturday 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Impact Hub San Francisco
1885 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

Price: $695 for general admission. Discounts and fees may apply.

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Intersolar Conference and Exhibition

Monday 9 July 2018, 4-day conference
800 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

This exhibition and conference focuses on the areas of photovoltaics, PV production technologies, smart renewable energy and solar thermal technologies. Since being founded, Intersolar has become the most important industry platform for manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, service providers and partners of the solar industry.

Scheduled for Monday-Thursday 9-12 July 2018
Monday 9 July 2018 Conference 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Tuesday 10 July 2018 Exhibition 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM Conference 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Wednesday 11 July 2018 Exhibition 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM Conference 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Thursday 12 July 2018 Exhibition 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Exhibits:
Moscone Center West Hall
800 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

Conference:
InterContinental Hotel San Francisco
888 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

Price: Approximately $130 for access to exhibits and approximately $1100 for the full conference. Discounts and fees may apply.

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41940   San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA Metropolitan Area

Erase the Waste

Friday 1 December 2017, Noon to 1:00 PM
Benson Memorial Center, Santa Clara, CA 95053

Learn more about Santa Clara University’s zero-waste goal, tips to minimize waste, and how a closed waste loop can be possible, especially in your home during the holidays!

Friday 1 December 2017, Noon to 1:00 PM

Benson Memorial Center, Williman Room
Santa Clara University
Market Street near Alviso Street
Santa Clara, CA 95053

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No Drop Left Behind

Tuesday 5 December 2017, 11:30 AM to 6:30 PM
1075 La Avenida Street, Mountain View, CA 94043

This event about smart and sustainable water strategies provides attendees innovative ideas and access to renowned water leaders. Speakers will include water experts, tech companies, and civic leaders.

Tuesday 5 December 2017, 11:30 AM to 6:30 PM

Microsoft
1075 La Avenida Street
Mountain View, CA 94043

Price: $160 for general admission. Discounts and fees may apply.

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Native and Drought Tolerant Planting Techniques

Saturday 9 December 2017, 9:30 AM to Noon
411 Seymour Street, San Jose, CA 95110

Discover how and why drought tolerant plants need less water, and how to plant and care for them. Learn how to prune parts of native plants, such as branches, buds, and roots to improve or maintain their health.

Wear closed-toed shoes, a hat, and bring water. Tools and light refreshments will be provided.

Instructor: Frank Niccoli

Saturday 9 December 2017, 9:30 AM to Noon

Guadalupe Gardens
411 Seymour Street
San Jose, CA 95110

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G-50 Global Smart City Summit

Tuesday 12 December 2017, Starting at 9:30 AM
5001 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara, CA 95054

The idea of a smart city is to create intelligent and efficient solutions to support city growth toward a more sustainable, resilient, and communicative society, improve residents quality of life by using urban informatics and innovative disruptive technology. This summit brings together technology leaders, professional, government officers to talk about different aspects of six core areas: government services, transport and traffic management, energy, health care, water, environment and waste management.

Sponsored by the cities of Cupertino and Santa Clara, CA.

Tuesday-Wednesday 12-13 December 2017
Presentations Tuesday 9:30 AM to 6:00 PM
Presentations Wednesday 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Award Dinner Wednesday 6:00 to 9:30 PM

Santa Clara Convention Center
5001 Great America Parkway
Santa Clara, CA 95054

Price: $200 for 2-day general admission. Discounts and fees may apply. For more information about pricing see Eventbrite.

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Zero Net Energy for Existing Buildings

Wednesday 13 December 2017, 8:30 AM to 1:30 PM
1608 Las Plumas Avenue, San Jose, CA 95133

This workshop outlines best practice steps and approaches to comprehensively enhance the energy performance of existing buildings to Zero Net Energy. It investigates retrofit opportunities in individual buildings as well as how advanced benchmarking can help prioritize opportunities across a portfolio.

Wednesday 13 December 2017, 8:30 AM to 1:30 PM

Environmental Innovation Center
1608 Las Plumas Avenue
San Jose, CA 95133

Free.

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US   National (all U.S.)

Solar Decathlon

Thursday 30 November 2017, 10:00 to 11:30 AM Pacific Time
Online Webinar

Solar Decathlon 2017: Winning Innovations in Efficiency, Health, and Water

This Better Buildings peer exchange call discusses best practices in smart energy solar production for maximum energy and water efficiency from the winners of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon.

Sponsored by Better Buildings from the U.S. Department of Energy.

Thursday 30 November 2017, 10:00 to 11:30 AM Pacific Time

Online Webinar

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