Green Data Center Conference & Exhibition

Tuesday, February 21st - Thursday, February 23rd

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San Diego, California

The Green Data Center Conference & Exhibition features the latest trends in cooling and energy efficiency to optimize power usage in your facility. Attendees will hear case studies from  Fortune 500 brands like Groupon, LinkedIn, eBay, Yahoo, EcoLab, and Home Depot who are pioneering in innovations for next-generation data centers and high-performance green building. Learn how to design an efficient facility, retrofit old systems, make intelligent investment decisions, and harness sustainability practices through high-level presentations and comprehensive workshops offered at #GDCON. This is the must-attend for data center professionals, green building engineers, and IT executives who are looking to network with industry peers and gain a leg-up in the industry.  Click here for more information or to register.

Carbon Dioxide Utilization Summit

Wednesday, February 22nd - Thursday, February 23rd

San Antonio, Texas

ACI’s 8th Carbon Dioxide Utilization Summit will follow on from our successful series of conferences focusing on the re-use of greenhouse gas CO2 and converting this into profitable sustainable materials. The two-day conference brings together senior experts from various CO2-emitting industries to discuss the sustainable, technological, and commercial aspects of CO2 utilization in North America and across the globe. With technology comparisons focusing on economic, environmental and social indicators, our panel of speakers will highlight knowledgeable insights from pilot stage to full-scale entities. Click here for more information or to register.

Storage Week

Wednesday, February 22nd - Friday, February 24th

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San Francisco, California

William Tokash, senior research analyst at Navigant Research, will present: State of the Market: Where Are the Projects Going to Be? Wednesday at 8:30 a.m. To schedule a meeting at this event, Please Contact Us.

Now in its ninth year, Storage Week is the global business hub to drive the development of energy storage projects and teams. Join policymakers and senior executives at the forefront of a wave of storage deployment to explore new domestic and international market opportunities, storage valuation and project evaluation methodologies, and ways to optimize storage projects and teams. The road to bankable revenue flows is opening for both grid connected and behind-the-meter applications, with billions of dollars of investment expected in the next few years. Come to Storage Week to learn how to make full-scale project deployment a reality.

What the Blockchain? – The Impact on Transactive Energy, Network Resilience & IoT

Thursday, February 23rd

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Webinar - 14:00 UTC

Stuart Ravens, principal research analyst at Navigant Research, will participate in this webinar. To schedule a meeting, Please Contact Us.

What the Blockchain? – The Impact on Transactive Energy, Network Resilience & IoT will focus on the impact of blockchain technology for utilities and aim to unpack the myths from reality. It is not energy companies that are aggressively driving these investigations forward, but entrepreneurs, laboratories, and even financial market operators who are exploring opportunities presented by decentralization. An overview of current proof cases by Engerati points to three key impact areas, which will be presented by a panel of leading experts. Click here for more information or to register.

ERCOT Market Summit

Monday, February 27th - Wednesday, March 1st

Austin, Texas

Laura Manz, director at Navigant, will moderate: Dealing with the Impacts of Collapsing Power Prices in ERCOT— Revisiting Resource Adequacy and RMR/RMA Contracts Tuesday at 10:30 a.m.

BJ Behroon, director at Navigant, and Dwayne Stradford, associate director at Navigant, will also be in attendance. To schedule a meeting at this event, Please Contact Us.

The ERCOT Market Summit 2017 will examine the changing market rules and drivers, bringing policy-makers together with utility, solar, wind, IPP, and other executives to explore the potential solutions and opportunities. The event will examine the potential impacts of gas prices not only on power prices but demand, how the delivery of new wind and solar power will change market dynamics, and how revamping ancillary service market rules might open opportunities for storage and DR. Be sure to attend our pre-summit briefing, ERCOT Market Dynamics and Management Strategies, on February 27 to explore future energy pricing, and its impacts on retail marketing and risk management strategies. Click here for more information or to register.

Distributed Wind 2017 Business Conference & Lobby Day

Tuesday, February 28th - Thursday, March 2nd

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Washington, DC

Whether you want to learn about distributed wind or are already committed to the industry, Distributed Wind 2017 is the annual business conference for the industry. For the sixth year in a row, DWEA has focused on making this the premiere event with educational sessions that discuss new strategies and approaches for market opportunities. Plus, for those interested in making a difference on Capitol Hill, there will be a full day of lobbying on behalf of distributed wind. Click here for more information or to register.

Water-Energy Nexus Conference

Tuesday, February 28th - Wednesday, March 1st

Los Angeles, California

Amul Sathe, director at Navigant, will present: Understanding Embedded Energy in Water - Concepts, Tools, and Opportunities Tuesday at 9 a.m. To schedule a meeting at this event, Please Contact Us.

Organized by the Smart Grid Observer, the Water-Energy Nexus Conference will bring together professionals from across the energy and water industries to examine the latest technology advances and business strategies for optimizing the water-energy interdependency. Southern California is a key region driving forward thinking and progressive policies regarding the water-energy nexus, and a high level of interest and participation in this forum is anticipated. Click here for more information or to register.

Battery Japan

Wednesday, March 1st - Friday, March 3rd

Tokyo, Japan

Battery Japan, the world's largest show for rechargeable batteries, is the leading international exhibition showcasing various components, materials, devices, and finished rechargeable batteries for R&D and manufacturing. Attendees can find products and technologies to solve research and production issues, compare the latest technologies from around the world, and conduct face-to-face business meetings with key industry leaders. For more information or to register, click here.

Transmission Summit

Monday, March 6th - Wednesday, March 8th

Washington, DC

Don Morrow, managing director at Navigant; Brian Harrell, director at Navigant; and Travis Moran, managing consultant at Navigant, will be in attendance. To schedule a meeting at this event, Please Contact Us.

The 20th Annual Transmission Summit will once again provide the clearest window into the policy, regulatory, and changing business strategies leading executives will pursue to assure operational reliability and seize development opportunities. Policy-makers and senior executives will discuss the biggest challenges and opportunities facing the electric transmission industry, and this event's Transmission Executive Forum will address impacts of the shift to distributed resources on transmission planning and operations. Click here for more information or to register.

Internet of Energy

Tuesday, March 7th - Wednesday, March 8th

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Cologne, Germany

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The Internet of Energy is Europe’s only forum on the Internet of Things (IoT) in energy, focused on how to unlock the potential of emerging connected technology. Through early adopter case studies, workshops, and panel debates, discover how IoT is enabling a new degree of efficiency, improving grid reliability, and opening up new business models and revenue streams. With the start up showcase and 15+ hours of networking, make new partnerships and be inspired by others working in the same industry.

Clean Energy Finance Europe

Wednesday, March 8th - Thursday, March 9th

Frankfurt, Germany

ACI’s Clean Energy Finance Europe 2017 conference will bring together the leading executives and experts from across financing infrastructure. Following the success of the event last year, this year's conference determines the extent of new energy realities, exploring capacity in developing countries, bridging the gap on bankable projects, the next steps in financing storage, electric car opportunities, demand, policy, and technology undercurrents reshaping European energy markets. Additionally, the conference will follow up on existing and potential financing options across Europe in clean energy technologies in the movement toward a renewable future. The two-day conference will consist of a series of informative presentations followed by practical problem solving, an interactive panel discussion, and investor/technology round table pitches. Click here for more information or to register.

Solar Power Colorado

Monday, March 13th - Wednesday, March 15th

 Broomfield, Colorado

Omar Dickenson, associate director at Navigant, will participate in the panel discussion: Innovation in Monitoring and Software Wednesday at 3:15 p.m. Allison Lynch, manager at Navigant, will also be in attendance. To schedule a meeting at this event, Please Contact Us.

Solar Power Colorado is the largest solar conference in the Rocky Mountain Region. Please join solar business leaders and policy experts to explore the latest solar policy initiatives in Colorado and other states and look at how the latest technology is working to make solar a mainstream energy resource. Learn from industry insiders, government officials, utility executives, and top analysts as we explore the challenges and the opportunities that  are propelling solar growth in this new era. In addition to stimulating speakers, interactive panel discussions, and training sessions, Solar Power Colorado offers unprecedented networking opportunities and a chance to visit with leading companies in the Expo Hall.

ABB Customer World

Monday, March 13th - Thursday, March 16th

Houston, Texas

Richelle Elberg, principal research analyst at Navigant Research, will present: Leveraging technology to manage risk, optimize reliability and improve operations Wednesday at 10 a.m. To schedule a meeting at this event, Please Contact Us.

The Energy Revolution is reshaping the utility landscape. Prepare for tomorrow’s grid by attending APW, now renamed ABB Customer World. Attend keynotes from business leaders, plenary sessions to gain industry-specific insights, technical workshops, and hands-on training with the experts. See the widest range of technology innovations from one company at one conference. Network with peers from your industry and specialization, and share practical information that you can use right away. And best of all, conference registration is free. Learn more and register today.

Connected Car Detroit

Tuesday, March 14th

Dearborn, Michigan

Lisa Jerram, principal research analyst at Navigant Research, will moderate during this event. To schedule a meeting, Please Contact Us.

The annual Connected Car Detroit conference brings together key stakeholders to network and discuss the technologies and trends that are shaping the evolution of the connected car. More than 20 expert speakers, 300+ delegates, and a tech showcase featuring over 20 exhibitions make Connected Car Detroit an unmissable event. Topics to be discussed include:

  • Big data
  • Cyber security
  • Internet of Things
  • Location-based services
  • Market outlook
  • Monetization
  • New business models
  • OEM strategy
  • Personalization
  • Safety
  • Software and apps
  • The customer

International Renewable Energy Storage Conference

Tuesday, March 14th - Thursday, March 16th

Düsseldorf, Germany

Anissa Dehamna, principal research analyst at Navigant Research, will present: Monetizing Distributed Energy Storage Thursday at 12:20 p.m. To schedule a meeting at this event, Please Contact Us.

The established International Renewable Energy Storage Conference (IRES 2017) presents the latest research results and development experience for renewable energy storage. Presenters analyze and discuss the applicability and need for storage in the power, heating and transport, and mobility sectors. The latest technological improvements as well as the framework conditions for the use and integration of energy storage systems are explored, while particular attention is given to the applicability in decentralized energy supply systems.

Autonomous Car Detroit

Wednesday, March 15th

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Dearborn, Michigan

Sam Abuelsamid, senior research analyst at Navigant Research, will moderate: Inside the Autonomous Car Wednesday at 2 p.m. To schedule a meeting, Please Contact Us.

The annual Autonomous Car Detroit conference brings together key stakeholders to network and discuss the technologies and trends that are making the self-driving car a reality. More than 20 expert speakers, 300+ delegates, and a tech showcase featuring 22 exhibitions make Autonomous Car Detroit an unmissable event. Topics to be discussed include:

  • Enabling technology
  • Infrastructure
  • Interiors design
  • Legislation and regulation
  • Market outlook
  • New business models
  • OEM strategy
  • Safety
  • Testing
  • The customer

New Energy Vehicle International Forum

Monday, March 20th - Tuesday, March 21st

Shanghai, China

Building on the massive success of the previous events, the New Energy Vehicle International Forum 2017 will taking place this spring in Shanghai, China. Up to 350 people are expected to attend this two-day event. Ford, GM, Volvo, SAIC Motor, BAIC Motor, Chery, Letv, Valeo, ZF, Protean Electric, and others have already confirmed their attendance. Topics will focus on China's government policies, market trends, and OEM strategies, plus battery, motor, and electric control technologies. Click here for more information or to register, or contact Catherine Tan at or +86 755 23300049.

International Battery Seminar & Exhibit

Monday, March 20th - Thursday, March 23rd

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Register for the 34th Annual International Battery Seminar and Exhibit. The 2016 program united 700 battery industry professionals from around the world with particularly strong representation from China, Japan, and South Korea. Spanning four days in 2017, the expanded meeting agenda will include nine pre-conference workshops, eight conference tracks divided into four streams, 120+ technical presentations, an exhibit hall of 70+ companies, breakout discussion groups, and dedicated poster viewing and networking sessions. Thought leaders will present best practice case studies and joint partner presentations relevant to the technologies, research, and regulatory issues of battery technology advancements. The agenda will feature compelling talks, significant new developments, and important announcements. In fact, Sony chose the 1991 International Battery Seminar as the platform to first announce its lithium ion technology.

China International Petroleum & Petrochemical Technology and Equipment Exhibition

Monday, March 20th - Wednesday, March 22nd

Beijing, China

The 17th China International Petroleum & Petrochemical Technology and Equipment Exhibition (cippe) is an annual gathering for the petroleum and petrochemical industry. With a magnificent exhibition space, 2,000 exhibitors, and over 80,000 professional visitors from 65 countries and regions, cippe has become the largest petroleum exhibition in the world. Click here for more information or to register.

Solar Power Finance & Investment Summit

Tuesday, March 21st - Thursday, March 23rd

San Diego, California

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Paul Maxwell, director at Navigant, will be in attendance. To schedule a meeting at this event, Please Contact Us.

The Solar Power Finance & Investment Summit is recognized as the leading gathering place for the industry’s deal makers. Each year, senior-level solar and financial executives mingle in an intimate setting that provides for an efficient, in-depth, and focused networking experience. The summit is preceded by an Executive Briefing on the Solar Market Outlook and Business Development Landscape, where attendees will get the latest information on the markets that will offer opportunities for growth. Click here for more information or to register.

Intersolar Summit USA East

Thursday, March 23rd

Brooklyn, New York

Dia Koujak, associate director at Navigant, will present: Solar's Next Rise - Not About Cheap Panels Anymore Tuesday at 4:15 p.m. Lucas Porter, managing consultant at Navigant, will also be in attendance. To schedule a meeting at this event, Please Contact Us.

Register today for Intersolar Summit USA East. The development of the solar industry on the US East Coast has been dynamic over the past years as government approvals and incentive schemes stimulated continuous industry growth. What impact will a new administration have on the East Coast solar and energy storage industries? How will the role of the eastern states change with regard to important policy and finance issues in this new business climate? A perfect place to discuss the latest developments is the Intersolar Summit USA East – two months after Trump's inauguration. Solar and energy storage experts will provide comprehensive insight on latest developments impacting the eastern US regional markets,  and the event will offer great business matchmaking opportunities with regional market intermediaries and leading suppliers.

Wall Street Green Summit

Monday, March 27th

New York, New York

The 16th Annual Wall Street Green Summit is the longest running and most comprehensive sustainable finance event in the industry. Launched in 2002 by Peter Fusaro, the Wall Street Green Summit covers cutting-edge content and industry developments, and features the practitioners and the leaders of tomorrow. The emergence of the impact economy is where main street investors team up with corporations, entrepreneurs, and government to solve environmental and social problems while generating financial returns.

This event is a one-stop-shop for the latest developments in green innovation and finance. Topics covered include:

  • Renewable Energy Finance
  • New Corporate Sustainability Initiatives
  • Fintech and Energytech Solutions
  • Impact Investing Updates
  • Smart Grid & Energy Storage Opportunities
  • Technology for Future Cities
  • Microgrid Finance
  • Five Green Impact Fund Strategies
  • Cleantech Investment Today
  • Corporate Sustainability Update
  • Innovations in Solar Finance
  • Transitioning to the Low Carbon Hydrogen Economy

For more information, visit the conference website or email

Energy Thought Summit

Monday, March 27th - Thursday, March 30th

Austin, Texas

Jan Vrins, managing director and Energy practice leader at Navigant, will moderate: The Next Utility // Crafting New Utility Business Models Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. Dan Bradley, managing director at Navigant, will also be in attendance. To schedule a meeting at this event, Please Contact Us.

Energy Thought Summit 2017 (ETS17) is calling all creative minds to convene and design real solutions for the energy transformation taking place today. How do we create the modern energy infrastructure needed for next-generation communities? This isn’t just a utility problem; it isn’t just an engineering problem. Answering this question means new roles, new relationships, and new designs in energy. This inclusive event welcomes everyone to the table to create change in energy, and consider the roles that emerging technologies play in shaping a new future. Click here for more information or to register.

SGTech Europe

Tuesday, March 28th - Thursday, March 30th

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

SGTech Europe 2017 is the annual implementation-focused smart grid technical conference in Europe, with focused tracks on Smart Substations, Next Generation SCADA, and Packet Telecoms. Drawing together more than 250 automation directors and their implementation teams, this is the must-attend event for those charged with driving the practical implementation of the smart grid in Europe. The program consists of 40+ utility case-study presentations, a series of technology panel discussions, interactive roundtable debates, and a cross-functional networking canal cruise. For more information, click here or call +44 (0)20 8349 6360.

International Colloquium on Environmentally Preferred Advanced Generation

Tuesday, March 28th - Wednesday, March 29th

Irvine, California

The International Colloquium on Environmentally Preferred Advanced Generation 2017 (ICEPAG 2017) will focus on Grid Evolution Global Summit: Hydrogen. The event brings together experts from industry, government, and academia from around the world to examine issues and share critical, cutting-edge information on the role of hydrogen in the grid of the future. Presented by the Advanced Power and Energy Program (APEP) located at University of California, Irvine, the Summit focuses on 3 key areas:

  • Generation
  • Transport/storage
  • End-use

Click here for more information or to register.

International SAP Conference for Utilities

Tuesday, March 28th - Thursday, March 30th

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Lisbon, Portugal

At the International SAP Conference for Utilities, attendees will hear first-hand how SAP customers are staying ahead of the curve with a variety of sessions from strategic keynotes, to solution roadmaps, global customer case studies, and deep dive workshops. With over 17 hours of interactive content and over 12 hours of undiluted networking time, our event represents a truly unique and world class learning opportunity. With attendees from across the globe, networking is at the heart of our 2017 event. Customer case studies are all built with time for Q&A, while each track will close with the opportunity to talk to our speakers in our Meet the Experts zone. Also take the opportunity to join our SAP and Business Innovation tracks, where experts will lead a variety of interactive sessions.

Power & Electricity World Africa

Tuesday, March 28th - Wednesday, March 29th

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Johannesburg, South Africa

Beginning in 1997, Power & Electricity World Africa started as a small conference. It is now both a conference and an exhibition and takes up four massive halls. Now in its 20th year, this event has grown to become Africa’s most successful and well-attended power and electricity conference and exhibition. For two decades, Power & Electricity World Africa has become the undisputed leader. It is an unrivalled platform for the continent’s power industry to come together to learn, to network, and to do business. Click here for more information or to register.

Internet of Things North America

Wednesday, March 29th - Thursday, March 30th

Chicago, Illinois

Neil Strother, principal research analyst at Navigant Research, will present: IoT: A Great Opportunity, but Security Issues Hinder Adoption. To schedule a meeting at this event, Please Contact Us.

Internet of Things North America is an innovative event covering advanced connectivity and cloud based monitoring/control of devices, facilities, automobiles, people, and enterprise operations. The event will consist of two full days of educational sessions along with an exhibition showcasing solutions in:

  • Machine and Device Connectivity
  • IoT Standards and Standardization
  • Big Data: Data Acquisition, Integration & Analytics
  • Apps/DevOps
  • IoT Security
  • Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning
  • Smart Homes
  • The IoT Ecosystem
  • IoT Architecture
  • Connected Cities
  • Building a Business Model for IoT
  • Open Source IoT
  • Wearables and IoT Devices
  • Enterprise-Wide Connectivity
  • Embedded Systems
  • Networking: Wireless, Wired, Fiber & Telemetry Networks
  • Cloud-based monitoring and control of equipment, assets, facilities & operations
  • Integrating Multiple Networks & Communications Systems
  • Remote & Smart Service Management

PLMA Conference

Monday, April 3rd - Wednesday, April 5th

Nashville, Tennessee

Robin Maslowski, associate director at Navigant, will co-chair the PLMA Women in Demand Management Meetup Monday at 4:30 p.m. and will present: How to Achieve High DR Goals When You've Already Tapped Out Large Industrial Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. Stuart Schare, managing director at Navigant, will co-chair Track A Wednesday at 8:30 a.m. Brett Feldman, principal research analyst at Navigant Research, will moderate: Increasing Engagement with Small to Mid-Sized Business through an Integrated Demand-Side Management Program Wednesday at 11 a.m. To schedule a meeting at this event, Please Contact Us.

At the 35th PLMA Conference, gain real-world insight from practitioners and energy utilities active in the demand response marketplace. About 200 demand response industry professionals are expected to attend from energy utilities and government agencies as well as industry allies, including consultants, manufacturers, and service providers. Click here for more information or to register.

Grid Modernization Forum

Tuesday, April 4th - Wednesday, April 5th

Chicago, Illinois

The Grid Modernization Forum will examine lessons learned to date by industry leaders pushing the frontiers of grid modernization and reliability. Key technology innovators and executives will come together to share perspectives on how best to leverage AMI investment, engage the customer, and take the smart grid to the next level. Case studies of improved network performance, resiliency, outage restoration, and distributed energy resource (DER) integration will be examined with an eye toward determining best practices and technology advances for today's energy ecosystem.

National Conference on Microgrids

Wednesday, April 5th - Friday, April 7th

Boston, Massachusetts

Attend ACI's fifth National Conference on Microgrids to learn how microgrids provide a real opportunity to improve energy security throughout and to produce energy in a more environmentally friendly way, both by increasing the efficiency of our energy sources and increasing the implementation of renewables. Key topics include:

  • Deploying microgrids for achieving strategic energy objectives, such as developing storage capacity and increasing energy efficiency
  • Integrating renewable energy sources with microgrids
  • Innovative solutions to ensure power quality and grid stability
  • Maximizing the use of renewable energy in microgrids to ensure cost effectiveness and an achieving an acceptable business model for profitability and success
  • Implementing microgrids for control of local power
  • The role of advanced microgrids in integration and interoperability
  • Expanding the market by reducing the complexity of microgrid implementation
  • Reshaping the electric grid from a one-way conduit for distributing power into a decentralized, intelligent network

European Fossil Fuel Power Plants Decommissioning

Wednesday, April 5th - Friday, April 7th

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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European Fossil Fuel Power Plants Decommissioning will bring together the most prominent European energy industry leaders to discuss main trends, exchange opinions, and build business relationships through well-organized networking.

Topics to be addressed include:

  • Decommissioning strategy and decisions
  • Reengineering aging power plants from coal to natural gas
  • Financial planning of decommissioning
  • Estimating costs for mothballing or demolition on shut down of power plant
  • Maximizing investment returns via resale of existing plant assets
  • Decommissioning from a human resources and organizational point of view
  • Power plant closure up to 2016: Where it stands and future outlook
  • Future environmental regulation plan to manage risks
  • Pre-planning for the necessary permits and licenses
  • Managing stakeholder relations during decommissioning process
  • Redeveloping power plant sites
  • Asbestos, lead, and mercury abatement
  • Challenges in ash ponds, landfills, and coal piles
  • Transforming  previous coal field sites into public open spaces

Green Vehicle Convention

Thursday, April 6th - Friday, April 7th

Beijing, China

The Green Vehicle Convention (GVC) conference and exhibition is the world’s largest and most important event focusing on the commercial and technical aspects of the electric vehicle industry. GVC also concentrates on establishing platforms for communication, study, and business promotion. This year's event will pay more attention to business cooperation, techniques, guidance, and target customer involvement. Click here for more information or to register.

ELECTRIC POWER Conference + Exhibition

Monday, April 10th - Thursday, April 13th

Chicago, Illinois

The ELECTRIC POWER Conference + Exhibition is the event that draws more power generators than any other and helps improve power plant profitability, performance, and efficiency through high-level content, products, and services that deliver solutions to current challenges facing power generation. Click here for more information or to register.

Environment After Brexit

Tuesday, April 11th

 Talbot, United Kingdom

The Environment after Brexit Conference, organized by ENDS and Bournemouth University,  is a key opportunity for business, environmental, and legal professionals to come together to hear from experts on what Brexit might mean for UK environmental law. The mission of the meeting is to develop an agenda for environment after Brexit that minimizes the risks, seizes opportunities, and points toward a new and healthy balance between environmental protection and British business success. The event will feature speakers from across the industry including representatives from The Environment Agency, Institute for European Environmental Policy, RPS Group, UCL, Weightmans, IEMA, Friends of the Earth, and many more. Click here for more information or to register.

Reshaping Energy 2017: Opportunities and Impacts of Reducing Canadian GHG Emissions

Tuesday, April 11th - Wednesday, April 12th

Ottawa, Ontario

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Rob Wilhite, managing director at Navigant, will present: Impacts from Transitioning Electricity Generation and Transmission Capacity Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. To schedule a meeting at this event, Please Contact Us.

Join industry experts at Reshaping Energy 2017: Opportunities and Impacts of Reducing Canadian GHG Emissions to hear insights on how to proactively manage the transition to a low-carbon growth path. Attendees will learn about Canada’s main policy priorities and the options that are being explored to reduce carbon emissions while also de-linking them from economic growth. You will have an opportunity to learn from, and network with, industry experts, government leaders, and strategic thinkers with expertise on carbon management and reduction as they relate to planning, policy, and practice. By attending this inaugural event, you will gain a variety of insights on what Canada’s low-carbon growth path might look like and have the opportunity to consider with experts, the implications for industry, all levels of government, and the Canadian public at large. For more information or to register, click here or contact

Energy Storage Association Annual Conference and Expo

Tuesday, April 18th - Thursday, April 20th

Denver, Colorado

Anissa Dehamna, principal research analyst at Navigant Research, will present: International Markets for Energy Storage Tuesday at 2 p.m. To schedule a meeting at this event, Please Contact Us.

The Energy Storage Association (ESA) 27th Annual Conference and Expo is the must-attend event in energy storage – bringing together the global energy industry for three days of forward-looking content, hands-on learning and site tours, and unique networking and business development opportunities. As one of the largest renewable energy markets in the country, as well as the home of NREL and numerous leading energy storage companies, Denver will provide the perfect location for ESA to expand the conversation about storage and the transformation of the power sector. With a Global Energy Storage Expo bigger than ever before, #ESACon17 is shaping up to be the biggest gathering of energy storage companies and customers in the world.

Emerging Technologies Summit

Wednesday, April 19th - Friday, April 21st

Ontario, California

Craig McDonald, managing director at Navigant; Karin Corfee, managing director at Navigant; Greg Wikler, managing director at Navigant; and Jay Paidipati, director at Navigant will be in attendance. To schedule a meeting at this event, Please Contact Us.

The Emerging Technologies (ET) Summit is a must-attend event for energy efficiency industry insiders to share the latest technologies and implementation approaches for the $35+ billion ecosystem of energy efficiency, demand response, customer-facing smart grid, and related programs. With an anticipated attendance of more than 500 guests, the 2017 event will bring together leading technologies, entrepreneurs, energy utilities, regulators, and investors from around North America and overseas who are actively involved in and/or seeking partners for ET projects and collaborations.

Conference attendees will have the opportunity to participate in exclusive Southern California area ET tours, plenary and round-table talks, plus concurrent panel sessions covering a wide spectrum of topics related to ETs and moving them into the market successfully.

Connected Car Insurance Europe

Wednesday, April 19th - Thursday, April 20th

London, United Kingdom

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Connected Car Insurance Europe 2017 is the leading convergence of key players from the motor insurance space who look to be at the forefront of technological innovation. Join over 400 attendees to tackle the most pressing issues shaping the industry through over 30 focused sessions delivered by over 50 expert speakers. From the future of UBI and data portability, to new mobility models and customer engagement, to ADAS and autonomy, no rock will be unturned. Click here for more information or to register.

Group Exhibit Hydrogen + Fuel Cells + Batteries

Monday, April 24th - Friday, April 28th

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Hannover, Germany

The Group Exhibit Hydrogen + Fuel Cells + Batteries is Europe’s largest and most important industry exhibition, dating back to 1995. This large exhibition area is located in the energy trade fair of HANNOVER MESSE and thus puts its participants at the center of the world’s largest event for industrial technology. International corporations and research institutions will showcase the full spectrum of hydrogen and fuel cell-related technology and batteries, including stationary, mobile and portable fuel cells, components, fuel cell applications, test systems, hydrogen production, transport, storage and infrastructure, reformers, and more.

CxEnergy Conference & Exposition

Monday, April 24th - Thursday, April 27th

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Orlando, Florida

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CxEnergy 2017 is the industry’s premier event dedicated to building commissioning, energy management, and field testing of buildings and facilities. The technical program includes 32 presentations and case studies from industry experts across all building science disciplines. The Expo Hall showcases a wide range of products from controls, software, instruments, and metering devices to services targeted specifically to commissioning, energy management, engineering, and testing firms. For more information or to register, click here, contact ACG Headquarters at, or call 202-737-7775.

Smart Water Systems

Monday, April 24th - Tuesday, April 25th

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London, United Kingdom

Smart Water Systems 2017 will take a deeper look at the value of the information that can be extracted from smart water meters beyond its known use. New smart technologies, alternative meter reading methods, and new smart networks will also be discussed, as well as the many concerns about data security and data protection. Current challenges in water and wastewater treatment including the idea of long-term water reuse are also to be addressed. The many social issues surrounding smart water systems in terms of customer inclusion and engagement continue to be a high priority of this conference, which is why Smart Water Systems offers the perfect platform to network with industry leaders and colleagues to discuss new strategies, progress reports, and insights into the future of smart water.

Global Energy Storage Conference

Wednesday, April 26th - Friday, April 28th


Shenzhen, China

The 2017 Global Energy Storage Conference (GES) offers industry knowledge sharing from governments, project owners, utilities, developers, EPCs, innovative manufacturers, and technical professionals. Join 1,200-1,500 professionals to hear from innovative entrepreneurs, attend a cocktail party, and take part in one-to-one conversations with industry specialists.

Topics to be covered include:

  • Up-to-date industrial policies
  • Energy storage’s role and business opportunities
  • Methods to reduce battery costs
  • Compatibility among multiple platforms
  • Use of energy storage within frequency modulation and demand-side response

Click here for more information or to register.

CABA Intelligent Buildings & Digital Home Forum

Wednesday, April 26th - Friday, April 28th

Santa Clara, California

Noah Goldstein, director at Navigant, will moderate: The Internet of Things Tsunami - Are you Ready? Thursday at 1 p.m. To schedule a meeting at this event, Please Contact Us.

The CABA Intelligent Buildings & Digital Home Forum brings together leading organizations involved in the integration of intelligent building systems and connected home technologies. CABA estimates that over 200 key stakeholders and industry leaders will gather to discuss current trends in the intelligent buildings and connected home sectors. Also, this will be the opportunity to interact with the 23 CABA Board members, who will be meeting at the CABA Forum. Click here for more information or to register.

Utility Cyber Incident Response & Restoration Planning

Wednesday, April 26th - Thursday, April 27th

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Atlanta, Georgia

The Utility Cyber Incident Response & Restoration Planning Conference will provide a high-level discourse focusing on incident response plans for cyber attacks on the grid that cause or initiate possible widespread outages. Attendees will uncover how to meet the needs of customers and regulators and streamline their response protocols in the event of a cyber security breach. This conference will feature 15 sessions with speakers from ComEd, Southern California Edison, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, and more! Click here for more information or to register.

RICS Summit of the Americas

Monday, May 1st - Wednesday, May 3rd

Chicago, Illinois

The RICS Summit of the Americas will bring together global experts from across the built environment to participate in industry-leading discussions on topics ranging from real estate, construction and infrastructure, facilities management, and valuation. As the global professional body for land, property and construction, our conferences are an excellent opportunity to gain insight and perspective from presenters well-versed in global issues, challenges and opportunities facing professionals today, and connect with business and government leaders from around the globe. Held in beautiful downtown Chicago, don’t miss the fifth edition of the RICS Summit of the Americas, where we are anticipating more than 400 delegates. For more information, click here.

Smart Cities NYC

Wednesday, May 3rd - Saturday, May 6th

New York, New York

Smart Cities NYC ‘17 is the first conference and expo that curates the intersection of technology and urban life. Coming to you from iconic public spaces across New York City and the revitalized canvas of the Brooklyn Navy Yard, this unprecedented event features three engagement platforms, world-renowned speakers, and a multitude of public events. Your ideas and innovations will reach an audience of millions, beginning in the spring of 2016 and culminating in a four-day event in May 2017. Click here for more information.

NWPPA Annual Conference and Membership Meeting

Sunday, May 7th - Wednesday, May 10th

Sunriver, Oregon

Neil Strother, principal research analyst at Navigant Research, will participate in the panel discussion: Consumers in Control Tuesday at 3:20 p.m. To schedule a meeting at this event, Please Contact Us.

Inspiration, Innovation, and Information is the theme of this year’s Northwest Public Power Association Annual Conference and Membership Meeting. Topics to be addressed include consumer communication, new technologies, unique partnerships to meet customer needs, training trends for expanding employment challenges, new ways to utilize big data, and a fresh look at nuclear. Expect expert speakers and panelists from the industry to share their experiences and challenge your thinking. Click here for more information or to register.

Energy Storage World Forum

Monday, May 8th - Friday, May 12th

Berlin, Germany

The Energy Storage World Forum is the first full conference on energy storage to take place in Europe and Asia since 2010. This event will present more than 60 new research topics, including in-depth technical and strategic content. More than 80 percent of the event's speakers will be from leading users of energy storage technologies, including transmission system operators, distribution system operators, independent power producers, and more. Click here for more information or to register.

Saudi Power

Sunday, May 14th - Tuesday, May 16th

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Now in its 20th edition, Saudi Power has grown to become the epicenter of Saudi Arabia’s power industry. It is the platform where a rapidly evolving and constantly growing power sector meets to network, discover new products, and compare views on shared opportunities and challenges. Saudi Arabia’s willingness to move beyond oil is a clear sign that the kingdom has the courage and commitment to embrace new economic and geopolitical realities. Vision 2030 represents a major restructuring within the highest echelons of central government, including the formation of a new Energy Ministry. With plans to spend nearly $14.7 billion for the transmission of electricity and $13.7 billion for the distribution of electric power over the next 10 years, the Saudi government is encouraging involvement of the domestic and foreign private sector in power plants as well as transmission and distribution networks. Click here for more information about Saudi Power.

Better Buildings Summit

Monday, May 15th - Wednesday, May 17th

Washington, DC

Justin Elszasz, managing consultant at Navigant, and Jay Paidipati, director at Navigant, will participate in the Ask-an-Expert in the Partner Pavilion special event. Elszasz will answer questions about refrigeration Tuesday at 10:45 a.m. and Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. Paidipati will answer questions about renewables Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. and 3:15 p.m. To schedule a meeting at this event, Please Contact Us.

The Better Buildings Summit is a national meeting where leading organizations across key sectors showcase solutions to cut energy intensity in their buildings portfolio-wide by 20 percent over the next ten years. This summit is designed for partners and stakeholders to exchange best practices and highlight demonstrated market solutions with an equal emphasis on discussing future opportunities for greater energy efficiency in America’s homes and buildings. Click here for more information or to register.

European Grid Integration & Electricity Ancillary Services

Wednesday, May 17th - Friday, May 19th

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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The 5th European Grid Integration & Electricity Ancillary Services Forum is an annual event gathering grid integration professionals and senior decision-makers from European TSOs, power generators, and power trading companies to discuss the developments and ambitious objectives for a harmonized European market. This event creates an excellent and interactive platform for industry leaders to exchange their ideas and to network in a business friendly environment. Market experts will have an opportunity to learn from the strategies in their peer companies and implement gained knowledge in their daily activities. Click here for more information or to register.

Battery Power

Wednesday, May 17th - Thursday, May 18th

Dallas, Texas

Battery Power 2017 is an international conference highlighting the latest developments impacting batteries and power management in portable devices, including smart phones, laptops/tablets, medical devices, wearables, and military applications. Conference topics will include new battery designs, improving power management, predicting battery life, regulations and standards, safety and transportation, battery authentication, charging technology, emerging chemistries, R&D, and market trends. Join leading OEM design engineers and system engineers involved in battery-powered products and systems to discover what is driving innovation, capabilities and features, application trends, and performance improvements. Battery Power 2017 will provide you with the most up-to-date developments and technologies in the portable, mobile, consumer battery, and power management market. If you are involved in the battery industry or if your products and systems run on batteries, this is a must-attend event.


Tuesday, May 23rd - Thursday, May 25th

São Paulo, Brazil

ENERSOLAR + Brazil – International Fair of Technologies for Solar Energy reaches its sixth edition featuring the latest technologies, products, and services for the sector of sustainable, renewable, and clean energy. Organized by Cipa Fiera Milano, the fair takes place every year in the month of May, along with ECOENERGY – Congress of Clean and Renewable Technologies for Power Generation, which will hold its 7th edition in 2017. Click here for more information or to register.

EV Roadmap 10

Tuesday, June 20th - Wednesday, June 21st

Portland, Oregon

The EV Roadmap Conference has established itself as one of the leading electric vehicle conferences in the United States. Founded by Portland General Electric and Portland State University, and now produced by Drive Oregon, the conference provides a graduate course in electric vehicle deployment. Widespread electric vehicle adoption requires a supportive ecosystem of stakeholders, from utilities and local governments to vehicle OEMs, charging providers, interest groups, and drivers. This conference brings all of these stakeholders together in a highly interactive format to explore emerging trends, share best practices, and map the road ahead. Click here for more information or to register.

Intersolar North America

Tuesday, July 11th - Friday, July 14th

San Francisco, California

Intersolar North America takes place each July in the heart of North America’s largest solar market: California. Since its establishment in 2008, Intersolar North America has become the most-attended solar event (more than 18,000 professionals) and the premier networking platform for the North American solar industry. The exhibition focuses on the areas of photovoltaics, smart renewable energy, and solar heating and cooling technologies. It is co-located with ees North America and SEMICON West. Intersolar North America has become the international meeting point for manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, installers and integrators, service provider, and partners of the solar industry.


Wednesday, September 6th - Friday, September 8th

Las Vegas, Nevada

After an impressive second show featuring 3,518 attendees from 54 nations, 155 exhibitors, and 150 press attendees, InterDrone returns to Las Vegas in 2017. InterDrone is an international conference and exposition focused on drones. This year's event will feature conference tracks for engineers, software developers, executives, investors, regulators, and commercial drone buyers and flyers across more than a dozen vertical market segments. Click here for more information or to register.

Hydrogen + Fuel Cells North America

Sunday, September 10th - Wednesday, September 13th

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Las Vegas, Nevada

The Group Exhibit Hydrogen + Fuel Cells + Batteries (H2+FC+BAT) is going international with the debut of Hydrogen + Fuel Cells NORTH AMERICA. Since being founded in 1995 at the Hannover Fair, the event has become Europe’s largest and most important H2+FC+BAT exhibition with more than 150 exhibitors from 25 countries. Following the success of the annual Germany-based trade show, Tobias Renz FAIR is bringing the proven platform to the United States. The first Hydrogen + Fuel Cells North America will be part of SOLARPOWER International 2017 (SPI). The SPI is North America’s biggest solar trade fair, around 700 exhibitors and 20,000 visitors from across the solar industry and adjacent industry sectors are expected. SPI is also co-loacted with Energy Storage International (ESI), which features more than 115 exhibitors and is the largest energy storage event in North America.

Asia Power Week

Tuesday, September 19th - Thursday, September 21st

Bangkok, Thailand

Asia Power Week hosts a comprehensive world-class conference program, with an established legacy. The Asia Power Week Conference consists of six tracks, including four POWER-GEN Asia Tracks and two Renewable Energy World Asia Tracks. Click here for more information or to register.

International Water Conference

Sunday, November 12th - Thursday, November 16th

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Orlando, Florida

The International Water Conference® (IWC) is a strong educational conference, founded with an emphasis on commercial-free discussions on technology. The IWC presents the latest in scientific advances and practical applications in this field, cutting across a wide range of industries, technologies, and functional areas. As the preeminent international technical forum in the field, the IWC brings together end users, researchers, practicing engineers, managers, educators, suppliers, and contractors. It is dedicated to advancing new developments in the treatment and the use and reuse of water for industrial and other engineering purposes. Attendees come to learn unbiased details about the latest applications available in the industry, get educated on current technology, and hold wide-ranging discussions with their peers active in water treatment.


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