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Conferences and Events
The Heat Island Calendar is a source of upcoming conferences and meetings related to heat island mitigation strategies and sustainable planning initiatives.
April 13–16, 2019 | San Francisco, California
National Planning Conference
Organized by the American Planning Association, this conference is an annual event that brings together planners, planning commissioners, elected officials, and students. The conference will likely include sessions on green infrastructure and sustainable urban development.
April 23–25, 2019 | Madison, Wisconsin
National Adaptation Forum
This conference focuses on adapting to climate change and extreme weather events, and is open to all stakeholders (e.g. national, tribal, regional, state, local, private, nonprofit, educational). The April 23 Poster Session will feature EPA’s Mike Kolian discussing How Climate Indicators Inform Adaptation Decisions at City, State, and Regional Scales. The Public Health and Adaption Panel on April 24 will feature Kurt Shickman of the Global Cool Cities Alliance discussing Health and Urban Heat: Applied Research and Lessons from Implementation.
August 12–15, 2019 | Portland, Oregon
2019 Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Industry
The theme for this year’s conference is “Inspiring Action for a Sustainable Future,” and will focus on energy efficiency in industry through policies, people, processes, and new technologies.