CleanTech Events Calendar


The Future of Renewable Energy and the Role of the Free Market | March 27 | Washington, DC & Live Stream

Please join the Atlantic Council Global Energy Center and K&L Gates for a conversation on the future of renewable energy and the role of the free market in advancing energy transition.  RSVP here. Featured Speakers:

Low Carbon Prosperity Institute:  100% Clean Power: What it Means for Business | March 28 | Webinar

This webinar will cover the emerging details of the House and Senate 100% greenhouse gas free power policies, and present findings from our own modelling of the anticipated rate impacts from these policies taking effect. Important distinctions between different utilities will be explored as will implications for electrifying end-uses from this bill alone.  More information and register here.

Lighting the Way Webinars: Get Ahead of the Game with Leif Elgethun | April 3 | Webinar

These short 30-minutes impactful webinars provide a strong takeaway that will benefit your business.  Register Now

Keep Current in a Transforming World | April 4 | Lynnwood, WA

Industry experts and peers will teach building owners, operations and engineering staff, architects, engineers, and property developers ways to save energy and money.Essential energy-saving ideas—quick wins, deeper strategies, and future visions—will be presented in breakout sessions at this one day conference. Sessions will include Commissioning, Energy Monitoring, Lighting and Lighting  Controls, Building Automation Retrofits, HVAC, and Smart Campus Operations.

Register here…

Science Talk ’19 | April 4-5 | Portland, OR

Science Talk is a non-profit organization that seeks to empower and inspire the science communication community to expand their communication potential and effect the world. Through our annual conference and other activities, we promote responsible practices in science communication, facilitate discussion and exchange of ideas, enable networking, and foster public engagement.

Register here…

Superheroes of Science: Dr. Joel Baker | April 8 | Tacoma, WA

Water cuts through all aspects of our lives, our communities, and our economies, and the study of water provides an excellent platform to observe our world. In this presentation, we will explore how advances in analytical sciences and computing technologies led to vastly improved water supplies. We will then discuss the impact of easy access to large quantities of partially- or selectively-interpreted data and the rapid spread of social media on our ability to comprehend risks.

Register here…

CleanTech Breakfast Series: Maritime & Power Sectors | April 10 | Seattle, WA

Speaker: Richard Barnes is DNV GL’s Executive Vice President and Regional Manager for the Energy Business Area in North America.

Rich Barnes will share predictions on the energy transition for the maritime and power sectors, and how it is applicable to currently developments in Washington State.

For the past 2 years, DNV GL has issued the Energy Transition Outlook forecasting the world’s energy future through to 2050. This outlook provides an independent forecast of the energy future and examines how the energy transition will affect different industry market sectors, including maritime. Waterborne movement of people and goods is vital to the world’s transport system, and the energy future holds significant impact for the future of shipping. A key focus area is the challenge of decarbonization and financial implications facing the maritime industry as they transition to clean fuels and electrification of operations. For the power sector, rapid electrification and the rise of wind and solar will drive massive expansion and automation of grids.

Tickets here.

Certified Sustainability Practitioner Program, Advanced Edition | April 15-16 | Seattle, WA

Antony M. DSouz This is advanced training for future sustainability leaders. Our partner has conducted these programs worldwide certifying more than 1700 managers, CSOs and 90% of the FT 500 firms from 50 countries so far. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will have the chance to complete a two-year sustainability plan that will qualify them for earning the globally recognized CSR-P Certification and become Certified Sustainablity Practitioners.

$1290-$1750 plus a 10% discount with code WWU10

Register here.

Lighting the Way Webinars: Rebates–What You Need to Know Right Now with Joel Sanderson | April 17 | Webinar

These short 30-minutes impactful webinars provide a strong takeaway that will benefit your business.  Register Now.

Taiwan -Intelligent Connectivity x Green x Smart City 2019 | April 24 | Taiwan

The Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) is organizing an event called Sourcing Taiwan -Intelligent Connectivity x Green x Smart City 2019.  There are incentives to attend including airfare, hotel and ground transportation.  More information here or contact Ruth Chang, Director, Taiwan Trade Center, Vancouver, 604-681-2787, 681-3639, Fax +1-604-6819886,

2019 State of Technology Luncheon | April 26 | Seattle

The State of Technology Luncheon is held each spring in downtown Seattle and is the Technology Alliance’s largest annual event. Each year, the luncheon brings together 1,000 leaders from business, government, education and research to celebrate Washington’s progress in building a vibrant innovation-based economy and gain perspectives from globally recognized leaders in science and technology.

More information here.

Seattle Chamber: Elevate NW 2019 | April 30 | Seattle, WA

The Seattle region is experiencing unprecedented economic success. But, how dowe leverage this so small and mid-size businesses can participate and benefit? How can these businesses, that play an integral part in our communities thrive in this environment?  Join us for the 2nd annual Elevate NW, a conference dedicated to the growth and success of small businesses in the Seattle metro region. From solopreneurs to companies that employ tens of thousands of people, we all play a role in building relationships that create an environment where small businesses can continue to flourish and innovate.

Register here.

Lighting The Way Webinars:  IoT Technology Simplified with Jonathan Cambas | May 1 | Webinar

These short 30 minute impactful webinars provide a strong takeaway that will benefit your business.  Register Now

CleanTech Breakfast Series: Agriculture | May 8 | Seattle, WA

Dr. Kevin Murphy is an Assistant Professor of Barley and Alternative Crop Breeding in the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences at WSU. Kevin and his team of students and researchers work on breeding and agronomy of amaranth, barley, buckwheat, oca, perennial wheat, proso millet, quinoa, spelt, and teff. He has participated in international research and extension projects in Syria, Iraq, Pakistan and Malawi, is currently coordinating an international quinoa breeding project in ten countries in collaboration with the FAO, and recently returned from a Fulbright Fellowship in his hometown of Los Baños, Philippines.

Tickets here.

5th Annual VISTA Expo 2019 | May 16 | Victoria, BC

Vancouver Island Sustainable Technology Association is presenting the 5th annual VISTA Expo 2019 – showcasing sustainable technology innovations.  Panel themes include:

  • Transport Electrification
  • Island Renewable Energy Advances
  • Urban Infrastructure – Beyond 2020
  • Financing Innovation
  • Alternative Fuel Capacity Build

Find more information here.

Green Transportation Summit and Expo | May 21-23 | Tacoma, WA

The Green Transportation Summit & Expo (GTSE) is the region’s premier fleet modernization and alternative fuels event. GTSE events offer information-packed sessions, prominent national and regional speakers, and the latest technologies from industry leaders.

Use code CLEANTECH for 30% off at registration!

Impulse Summit for Hydrogen and Fuel Cells | May 22-23 | Vancouver

Two of the most successful hydrogen and fuel cell events, f-cell and HFC, join together in Vancouver, Canada:  The“cradle of fuel cells.” Renowned international specialists discuss solutions for clean energy with hydrogen and fuel cells as game changers during the 2-day conference and international trade fair.  Speakers include Bart Biebuyck, Randy MacEwen, Sunita Satyapal, Daryl Wilson and Dr. Maik Ziegler.  Two exciting workshops: “CHBC & CHFCA Ports Workshop” and “Transitioning to Fuel Cell Electric Buses” are complementing the conference.  More information here.

Roadmap Conference 2019 | June 18-19 | Portland, OR

the Roadmap Conference is the nation’s largest and most advanced annual conference on electric and smart mobility. Held each summer in the Pacific Northwest, Roadmap includes over 100 national and international speakers, dozens of exhibits, regional smart mobility tours, and high-energy interactive sessions. Expect to make connections with a diverse mix of key leaders in the industry, government, and utilities.  Register here.

Use code CLEANTECH for $75 off registration today!

CleanTech Innovation Showcase | June 24 | Seattle

The 6th Annual CleanTech Innovation Showcase will bring the industry together to discuss the latest cleantech innovations, ideas and initiatives on June 24.  Stay tuned for more information! 

19th Annual New York Venture Summit | July 9-10 | New York, NY

The 19th Annual New York Venture Summit July 9-10 at Convene will bring together over 800 VCs, Corporate VCs, Angel Investors, Investment Bankers and CEOs of early stage and emerging growth companies.  It will feature over 100 VCs on panels; presentations by more than 100 Top Innovators; and high-level networking opportunities.  More information here.

Powering the Future: Energy in the West | August 26-27 | Boise

Formerly the Intermountain Energy Summit, the theme of the summit in 2019 is Innovations in Energy Sustainability.  Learn more on the website here.

  • Innovation in electrification of transportation: The latest on the Regional EV Corridor for the West.
  • Energy innovation and current and future capital markets.
  • Innovation in R&D challenges and opportunities, from storage to the grid.
  • Sustainability as viewed by users and producers.
  • Innovation in hydro, the BPA and the future.
  • Hall of inventions: See the latest in new regional energy technology.

Energy Leadership Summit | November 19 | Seattle

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