2013 Vermont Community Energy and Climate Action Conference

Fairlee, Vermont
Saturday, December 07, 2013
The Vermont Energy & Climate Action Network and UVM Extension present...

The Vermont Community Energy & Climate Action Conference

Saturday, December 7, 2013

Lake Morey Resort
  Fairlee, VT 05045

2013 Vermont Community Energy and Climate Action Conference
Saturday, December 07, 2013 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM (Eastern Time)

Lake Morey Resort
802-333-4311
1 Clubhouse Rd.
Fairlee, Vermont 05045
United States

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Welcome

The Vermont Energy and Climate Action Network (VECAN) and University of Vermont Extension invite you to attend a conference on Community Energy and Climate Action on Saturday, December 7, 2013 at the Lake Morey Inn in Fairlee, Vermont.  The conference begins with coffee and refreshments and exhibitors starting at 8:00am and will conclude at 4:30pm.

Who Should Attend?
Town energy committee members  *  Selectboard and city council members * Conservation commissioners * Professional and citizen planners * Town public works staff  *  Environmental business professionals * State government officials * Academics * Clean Energy & Climate Advocates * Concerned citizens

If you would like a printable conference brochure and registration form, please email your request to Jessie Schmidt.


About the Conference

Building on a very successful history, this conference is for those interested in how Vermont communities can take action to increase energy efficiency and renewable energy for municipal government, businesses, and residents, as well as support statewide initiatives.

Designed to inspire, support and grow the statewide network of town energy committees and other energy-ambitious Vermonters, this one-day conference emphasizes clean energy and climate action strategies that can be implemented locally. Workshops and roundtables will address energy efficiency, transportation, renewable energy, legislative action, coalition-building and other essential solutions needed to meet Vermont’s energy and climate goals. 

The day offers 14 timely workshops, roundtable discussions on hot topics, tremendous networking opportunities and a fantastic keynote speaker — May Boeve, director of 350.org, who is an inspiring, motivated and powerful young climate leader.


Registration 

Advanced registration is required. The registration fee includes all workshop materials, general sessions, breaks, and lunch.

General registration: $30/person (includes registration and lunch featuring local foods).  Registration after November 22 is $40/person.

Student Registration: $15/person (includes registration and lunch).  Available to Vermont High School and College students in good standing. Registration must be submitted by November 22.  Limited number available.

Please note that we have made every effort to make this conference affordable.  We are able to offer this low rate because of the generous donations of our sponsoring organizations and the effort of many volunteers.


Navigating this site


If you would like to go directly to the registration form you can do so by clicking the "Register Now" button on the right side of any page.

You can see the agenda for the day (including workshop descriptions) by clicking on the "Agenda" tab above.

Need directions or interested in carpooling? Links for both are located in the right-hand column. 

Finally, check out the many organizations that have helped to make this event possible at "Event Sponsors".

 

Contact Information


  • For assistance or program information:

    Contact: Jessie Schmidt
    Phone: 802-223-2389

    Interested in Carpooling?
    Register with Zimride to share a ride! Zimride is the ride sharing network for the State of Vermont. 



    Post Conference Reception:
    Please plan to join us for the post-conference reception with tasty hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar.


Interested in Carpooling?
Please consider carpooling to this event, and start the day off by saving energy and money! Simply click here and register with Zimride to share a ride.  Zimride is the ride sharing network for the State of Vermont.  Go!Vermont!



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