Battery Power 2015

Wednesday, August 5th - Thursday, August 6th

Denver, Colorado

Battery Power 2015 is an international conference highlighting the latest developments  impacting mobile and portable battery systems for consumer and commercial products, including power tools, smart phones, tablets, laptops and medical devices. The 13th annual event will be held August 5-6 in Denver, Colorado.

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 and market trends.

Battery Power 2015 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. 

Outage Management for Power Plants Conference

Wednesday, August 5th - Friday, August 7th

San Antonio, Texas

As it has for the last decade, the 14th Annual Outage Management for Power Plants (OMPP) Conference provides power generation professionals with proven case studies on how to run outages cost-effectively and efficiently without sacrificing operational excellence. With the evolving and improving outage management techniques that have surfaced in the last year, the conference addresses solutions for aging facilities to integrate new technologies to optimize costs and gain the most value from the plans.

Heads of outage management, plant management and overhauls from power plants will share experiences, industry best practices and lessons learned in the on-going management of outages. The discussions will cover the complexities of planning and scheduling, outage readiness programs, budget tracking, preventative and predictive maintenance, execution of the outage, availability of quality crafts, scope development and control, regulatory / technical requirements, metrics, safety awareness, risk management and more…

The 14th OMPP meeting will be co-located with the 7th Annual Chem/Petrochem and Refinery Shutdowns and Turnarounds Conference, which is the leading event for Shutdowns/Turnarounds, Maintenance and Reliability professionals from the chemical, petrochemical and refining industries.

Utility 2.0: Adapting to the New Business Reality

Monday, August 10th - Tuesday, August 11th

Denver, Colorado

The Utility 2.0: Adapting to the New Business Reality program is designed for utilities, regulators, and innovators to think critically about future business adjustments that will enable a future grid that is resilient, environmentally sustainable, and that holistically integrates technology to offer more customer control and service options than ever before. It will explore alternative cost-recovery methods and offer case studies, insights and strategies to invest in new frameworks that allow utility business to evolve, while ensuring the continued reliability and affordability of electricity service.

Oil & Gas Cybersecurity

Monday, August 10th - Tuesday, August 11th

Houston, Texas

EUCI's Oil and Gas Cybersecurity conference is bringing together energy cyber security experts to share real life experiences in preparing for and dealing with the increasingly complex and evolving cyber threats.

Cyber-attacks against the oil and gas industry have been steadily increasing. As a result, it is imperative for oil and gas professionals to keep up with evolving technologies and how best to protect the industry from these threats. Attendees will have the opportunity to:

  • Review the security threat landscape
  • Address regulatory developments
  • Discuss penetration testing methods
  • Benefits of building an integrated total security solution
  • Leverage threat intelligence and security analytics in protecting critical infrastructure
  • Review cloud technologies that can provide numerous security benefits
  • Discuss best practices
  • Address response management strategies to prepare for any cyber breaches
  • Review formal and informal sharing techniques

IEPEC International Energy Policy and Program Evaluation Conference

Tuesday, August 11th - Thursday, August 13th

Long Beach, California

Kevin Cooney, Steve Hastie, Ken Seiden, Randy Gunn, and Dan Violette, of Navigant, will present at the International Energy Policy and Program Evaluation Conference.  To schedule a meeting at this event, Please Contact Us.

The International Energy Program Evaluation Conference (IEPEC) is an annual professional conference for energy program implementers, evaluators of those programs, local, state, national and international representatives, and academic researchers actively working in the field of evaluation. The purpose of the conference is to provide a forum for the presentation, critique and discussion of objective evaluations of energy programs.

As a proud sponsor, please join Navigant for the IEPEC Conference on August 11 - 13th in Long Beach, California.

The Rapid Telemetry Edge: Market Trends and Technology Drivers for High Performance Demand Response

Tuesday, August 18th

August 18, 2015
10:00 am PDT

Brett Feldman, senior research analyst at Navigant Research, will participate in the webinar: The Rapid Telemetry Edge: Market Trends and Technology Drivers for High Performance Demand Response.

Current demand response solutions have only penetrated a small segment of the market with basic service offerings. Modern utilities and DRMS providers are seeking innovative ways to leverage data to drive insight, conserve resources and build customer value. Next generation sensor technologies are building a foundation for more advanced DR solutions that can deliver significantly more value from distributed resources.

This webinar will explore:

  • Key trends and technology drivers in demand response market
  • Utility and DRMS operational needs
  • Using AMI data for DR measurement and verification
  • How enhanced data collection and delivery will drive DR market development
  • The SilverLink Data Platform and impact of rapid telemetry for enhanced program ROI and customer engagement

Investment Strategies and Opportunities in Oil & Gas

Tuesday, August 18th - Wednesday, August 19th

Houston, Texas

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To help the industry address the changes and assess the new opportunities arising from depressed oil and gas prices, Infocast has developed Investment Strategies and Opportunities in Oil & Gas, taking place August 18 & 19 in Houston, TX. This event will provide a forum to intensively explore the latest investment opportunities that exist in this industry. Meet with a truly remarkable faculty of oil and gas players, private equity, investment bankers, commercial lenders, top analysts and others, to share their insights, compare notes, and lay the groundwork for the next round of deals in this changing industry. We look forward to seeing you in Houston.

International Congress and Expo on Biofuels & Bioenergy

Tuesday, August 25th - Thursday, August 27th

Valencia, Spain

OMICS Group invites you to attend the International Congress and Expo on Biofuels & Bioenergy which will be held at Valencia, Spain. The main theme of the conference is “Accelerating Advancements and Frontiers in Biofuels & Bioenergy”.

Biofuels-2015 is an extraordinary event designed for the International professionals to facilitate the dissemination and application of research findings related to Biofuels and Bioenergy as replacement fuels. The conference invites participants from all leading universities, research institutions and leading companies to share their research experiences on all aspects of this rapidly expanding field.

CIS for Utilities: Refresh, Retire or Replace Your Existing System?

Tuesday, August 25th - Wednesday, August 26th

New Orleans, Louisiana

Today's utility customers expect similar treatment and choices to what they receive from other non-utility service providers, such as:

  • Mobile applications that allow instant access and analysis of their bill
  • Automatic one-touch transactions for bill payment
  • New customer activities
  • Services selection
  • Energy control choices

EUCI's 5th annual CIS conference will bring together thought-leaders among utilities, industry experts and solution providers, who will take a deep dive into the issues, pain points and resolutions around CIS. The takeaways will further inform utilities on how to define a CIS strategy that can accommodate the customer of today and the future.


Tuesday, August 25th - Wednesday, August 26th

Newport Beach, California

As distribution engineers encounter higher DG penetration conditions in multiple settings, their knowledge and expertise for integrating and interconnecting these often variable, intermittent energy resources with the grid is becoming safer and more reliable - main concerns for utilities, manufacturers, developers and regulators. They are finding ways to increase the grid resiliency, at the same time serving the growing and more sophisticated demands on the electricity system.

The INTEGRATING AND INTERCONNECTING PV GENERATION IN DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS conference, featuring many of the industry's foremost technical experts, will examine fundamental interconnection challenges confronting distribution system professionals and how they are being addressed in practice. Utilities, leading national lab research specialists and distribution system service providers will cover these topics:

  • Typical interconnection process
  • Voltage regulation and imbalance
  • Effective anti-islanding measures
  • Mitigation of reverse power flow
  • Performance monitoring
  • Advanced inverter functions and standards updates
  • The promising role of storage
  • Regulatory changes under consideration

Residential Solar: Financing and Development Best Practices

Wednesday, August 26th - Thursday, August 27th

Newport Beach, California

Residential Solar: Financing and Development Best Practices will explore the latest tools, strategies and best practices for providing solar to residential customers. Special emphasis will be placed on successful financing mechanisms and business model developments applicable to the key providers in this power sector.

Who should attend Residential Solar? Renewable energy project developer, independent power producer (IPP) and integrated service provider professionals with the following title or responsibilities…

  • Investors and lenders
  • Plant development engineering
  • Environmental engineering
  • Legal counsel
  • Construction management
  • Project management
  • Permitting
  • EPC firms
  • Energy market assessment and planning
  • State regulatory agencies

Residential Demand Charges Symposium

Monday, August 31st

Los Angles, California

Residential Demand Charges Symposium will explore the potential benefits and challenges of offering a residential demand charge from a wide variety of perspectives. It will cover best practices for designing the new rate, its likely impact on customer bills, expected customer response to the new rate structure, cost recovery implications, utility experience with demand charges where they are currently being offered, the implications for net energy metering (NEM) and distinctions between IOU and public power demand charge rate implementation.

Residential Demand Charges Symposium will:

  • Demonstrate the optimal way for pricing power from the grid in an age of expanding distributed generation and renewable energy sources
  • Explore the relationship between demand rates and net energy metering (NEM)
  • Discuss the benefits and challenges of offering a residential demand charge
  • Examine the impact residential demand charge has on the various stakeholders
  • Interpret customer response to demand charges
  • Evaluate different utilities' offering of a demand rate to their residential customer base
  • Summarize the industry experience with residential demand charges


Tuesday, September 1st - Thursday, September 3rd

Bangkok, Thailand

POWER-GEN Asia, co-located with Renewable Energy World Asia and the POWER-GEN Asia Financial Forum, as part of ASEAN Power Week, is the leading force in delivering a platform for the power industry to meet, share information on the challenges facing the power industry and discuss solutions for advancing Asia’s energy future.

Attracting over 7,500 delegates and attendees from more than 70 countries from across South East Asia and around the world, it is the industry’s premier conference and exhibition dedicated to the power generation, renewable and alternative energy and transmission & distribution industries.

  • 68% of Attendees either specify or buy products and services
  • 54% of Visitors came looking for new products/technologies
  • 99% of Visitors intend to conduct business as a result of attending the event
  • 91% of Visitors find POWER-GEN Asia important to achieving their business objectives
  • 96% of Visitors said POWER-GEN Asia fulfilled expectations

Africa Oil & Gas Summit

Tuesday, September 8th - Wednesday, September 9th

Johannesburg, South Africa

The 4th Annual Africa Oil & Gas Summit provides a unique platform to hundreds of African oil and gas key decision makers to discuss the latest developments and opportunities, embrace innovative solutions, fresh ideas and best-in-class strategies to improve on overall business performance and investment. The event showcases insights and expertise from case studies and thought-leaders on how to remain and establish yourself in Africa’s exciting Oil & Gas market.

4th Lone Star State Water Summit

Wednesday, September 9th - Thursday, September 10th

Austin, Texas

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Infocast’s 4th Lone Star State Water Summit, September 9-10, 2015 in Austin, TX will give attendees the opportunity to meet municipalities, developers, investors, financiers, regulators, water technology companies, and other stakeholders in Texas water as they discuss: existing public and private funding opportunities, Texas’ water and development needs, and regulations essential to developing critically-needed water infrastructure in Texas. Don’t miss your chance to take your place at the table as Texas’ water conversation continues this fall.

Microgrid Global Innovation Forum 2015

Wednesday, September 16th - Thursday, September 17th

Barcelona, Spain

Ken Horne, associate director at Navigant, will present the opening keynote: Evolving Microgrid Markets and Trends at 9:00 am on Wednesday.  To schedule a meeting at this event, Please Contact Us.

The Microgrid Global Innovation Forum 2015 brings together thought leaders, energy executives, and project managers from around the world for focused networking and information sharing concerning the design, implementation and operation of hybrid energy, renewables-centric microgrids. The emphasis is on maximizing the effective use of sustainable distributed energy resources, refining the positive business model for a range of microgrid deployments, and sharing real-world case studies in both grid-tied and off-grid, island, and remote environments. 

The Microgrid Global Innovation Forum will focus on:

  • Microgrid feasibility, design, and implementation
  • Refining the business case for hybrid, renewable energy microgrids
  • Solar + storage advances
  • Utilization of energy storage for microgrid scenarios
  • Advanced battery, fuel cell, and flow battery technologies
  • Microgrid power control, management, and grid integration
  • Optimizing the management of distributed renewable energy resources
  • Effective project evaluation, implementation, and management
  • Project financing
  • Standards and interoperability issues
  • Market drivers and opportunities worldwide

The audience for the Forum includes microgrid project developers, owners, and entrepreneurs; utility and energy provider executives; renewable energy professionals; energy storage providers, technology researchers, investors and regulatory representatives, and more.

European Biomass to Power

Wednesday, September 16th - Thursday, September 17th

Berlin, Germany

ACI’s Annual European Biomass to Power Summit will be taking place in Berlin, Germany.

Building up on the success of its four previous editions, the conference will give updates on the European biomass market, and its new developments, as well as focusing on sustainability and commodity challenges. Over the two days, the event will give you in-depth look into case studies giving practical examples of planning, finance and technology strategies utilized for biomass cogeneration projects.

Once again, the conference will bring together senior executives from the entire value chain, such as power producers, regulatory bodies, raw materials providers and researchers, as well as other influential stakeholders.  Join us in Berlin to exchange your point of view with your peers and engage in excellent networking opportunities.

Demand Response the Next Generation

Wednesday, September 23rd - Thursday, September 24th

Sacramento, California

The Demand Response the Next Generation conference will help utilities and regulators understand the emerging ‘next generation' of demand response and its role in the smart grid revolution and transforming utility business model. It will focus on how utilities can get the full benefit of DR and energy efficiency (EE) programs across time and resources, and offer best practices for design and implementation of these programs to work in conjunction with the changing grid. The conference will bring together industry experts, regulators, and technology providers to share cutting-edge ideas, and move the discussion forward on the opportunities and challenges of progressing demand response's role in the revolution of the electricity grid.

7th Annual Transmission Summit West

Monday, September 28th - Wednesday, September 30th

San Diego, California

2015 is the most portentous year for the transmission industry in decades. The changes in the generation mix from implementation of the EPA Clean Power Plan/111(d), the expected expansion of renewable portfolios in California and other states, the growth of solar PV and other DG, the expansion of the CAISO EIM and the implementation of FERC Order 1000 interregional coordination promise to radically change both transmission operations and the opportunities for expansion and investment across the entire West.

The 7th Annual Transmission Summit West will once again provide the clearest window into the policy, regulatory and changing operational realities facing the industry and the business strategies leading utility and independent transmission executives will pursue to ensure operational reliability and seize development opportunities.


Monday, September 28th - Tuesday, September 29th

Toronto, Canada 

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CONNECTED + is a conference and exhibition tailored to meet the industry’s need for a unified and collaborative forum that paves the way to Internet of Things applications and smart home success. CONNECTED + is  the premier event in Toronto where you can learn and network with the best and the brightest in IoT and its smart home technologies, connected consumer devices, and the latest innovations. From wearables, connectivity platforms, home automation, smart security, smart energy, or even connected health, CONNECTED + offers you a 360 degree view on this ever-growing industry. CONNECTED + will host 250 decision-makers, 50 + speakers, and 20 sponsors.


Mexican Energy Infrastructure Summit

Tuesday, September 29th - Thursday, October 1st

Mexico, D.F.

To provide a forum to assess the investment opportunities in Mexico and meet with key industry players, Infocast is proud to present Mexican Energy Infrastructure Summit, scheduled for September 29 – October 1, 2015 in Mexico City. This captivating event is designed to bring together C level executives from the energy infrastructure, transportation industries, national and international investors, and government officials to analyze the infrastructure already in place, learn about the projects currently in development, and evaluate the infrastructure opportunities in the midstream and downstream sectors. Don’t miss the chance to network and form the necessary strategic relationships to support the development and growth of energy infrastructure in Mexico.

Waste Conversion Development & Finance Summit

Tuesday, September 29th - Thursday, October 1st

Chicago, Illinois

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Infocast’s Waste Conversion Development & Finance Summit will bring municipalities, renewable energy developers, EPCs and financiers together with key government decision makers, feedstock providers, waste service and conversion technology companies to outline the opportunities and confront the challenges of developing and financing the projected $37B waste conversion market.


Wednesday, September 30th - Thursday, October 1st

Orlando, Florida

AEE is very pleased to bring the WORLD ENERGY ENGINEERING CONGRESS (WEEC) Orlando for 2015. Now in its 38th year, the WEEC is well-recognized as the most important energy event of national and international scope for end users and energy professionals in all areas of the energy field.

The WEEC is the one truly comprehensive forum where you can fully assess the "big picture" and see exactly how the economic and market forces, new technologies, regulatory developments and industry trend all merge to shape your critical decisions on your organization's energy and economic future. The annual event features a large, multi-track conference agenda, a full line-up of seminars on a variety of current topics, and a comprehensive exposition of the market's most promising new technologies.

North American Gas Forum

Sunday, October 4th - Tuesday, October 6th

Washington, D.C.

Gordon Pickering, director at Navigant, will participate in the panel discussion: Uniting Natural Gas Buyers and Sellers at 11:15 am on Monday.

The 2015 North American Gas Forum is a key event to bring together industry, regulators, policy makers and government.

Packed with opportunities to engage with current and future business partners in a less formal setting, the North American Gas Forum invites you to join a welcome cocktail reception, a fabulous dinner reception in one of Washington DC’s iconic locations, champagne round tables, breakfast briefings and much more.

We look forward to seeing you in DC at the North American Gas Forum.

Demand Response World Forum

Tuesday, October 6th - Thursday, October 8th

Costa Mesa, California

Greg Wikler, director at Navigant, will present: International Markets and Business Opportunities for Demand Response and Smart Grid at 3:45 pm on Thursday.  To schedule a meeting at this event, Please Contact Us.

Utilities around the world are under increasing pressure to accommodate energy efficiency, control load, and integrate distributed energy resources such as renewables. These factors plus a changing regulatory environment are driving new requirements for network resiliency, flexibility, and power quality -- all of which are impacting the traditional utility business case. For utilities to thrive in this changing market, they must embrace greater network agility and work with customers to maximize value for all stakeholders in the value chain.

The 2nd Annual Demand Response World Forum, October 6-8, 2015 in Costa Mesa, CA will bring together professionals from around the world to explore the latest auto-DR technologies and strategies for meeting the changing energy landscape of the 21st Century. Technology innovators and business leaders will meet for three days to discuss the evolving role of ADR in enabling an integrated and flexible network that is responsive to a wide range of energy resources, marketplace entities, and customer energy demand and generation.

Renewable Energy Asset Management 2015

Tuesday, October 6th - Wednesday, October 7th

Carlsbad, California

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Investors, banks, renewable energy asset owners, renewable energy project developers, third party asset management service providers, EPCs, O&M service providers, equipment manufacturers and other key industry players will gather at Renewable Energy Asset Management 2015, to explore strategies to optimize the performance, financial returns, and valuation of renewable energy assets portfolios. From new ownership strategies to due diligencing the project for acquisition, ownership and operation, and risk mitigation, this event is the perfect opportunity to learn best practices and apply lessons learned to ensuring and enhancing the returns of portfolio of renewable energy assets.

Advanced Renewable Energy Project Finance & Analysis

Tuesday, October 6th - Wednesday, October 7th

New York, New York

Tax incentive and public policy changes are complicating renewable energy project finance. Now, more than ever, the profitability of a renewable energy project is ultimately tied to being able to accurately assess the risks associated with the project, analyze the impacts of project structures on obtaining financing, and model the trade-offs of pursing various equity and debt financing strategies. New structures are needed and due diligence is becoming stricter. Only the best informed and structured projects will be realized.

Join other participants in this interactive course, Advanced Renewable Energy Project Finance & Analysis, and take away sample term sheets, analysis tools, and most importantly, the knowledge to use them effectively!

World Water-Tech North America

Tuesday, October 6th - Thursday, October 8th

Toronto, Canada

2015 marks the 3rd year for the World Water-Tech North America summit, supported by WaterTAP Ontario. Held on October 6-8, the summit will focus on city resilience and the future for advanced technologies in strengthening our urban water networks.

Leading edge municipalities, private utilities, corporate investors, engineering giants and emerging technology companies will meet in Toronto to discuss new paths to finance and develop smart, connected infrastructure and closed loop resource recovery systems.

50+ speakers at World Water-Tech North America will address the most urgent questions facing today’s water industry:

  • What does it mean to be a water smart city?
  • How can we build better, more liveable cities by fostering innovation?
  • What are the most innovative financing models for water projects?
  • Where are the most commercial opportunities in energy generation and nutrient recovery?
  • Is re-use the key to creating more resilient cities?
  • How can the right investor accelerate development and commercialisation?
  • What can we learn from partnerships between technology companies and engineering giants?

Solar O&M 2015: Maximizing Fleet Performance

Wednesday, October 7th - Thursday, October 8th

Carlsbad, California

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Driven by the investment tax credit (ITC) and ‘third-party ownership’ financing models, investors and developers are moving aggressively to expand their portfolios of utility-scale and distributed solar projects. As the installed base of long-lived solar assets continues to grow and distributed installations becoming a larger piece of the base, operation and maintenance (O&M) has become even more important in maximizing system performance and long-term asset profitability. Investors, banks and asset owners are increasingly focused on the risks and performance of assets, and requiring detailed O&M data in order to assess project risks, profitability and valuation.

Solar asset owners, investors, lenders and the O&M community will gather at Solar O&M 2015: Maximizing Fleet Performance to explore the latest efforts and developments to meet the challenges of operating and maintaining its expanding asset base. From the strategic factors shaping the O&M landscape to the latest technologies and O&M best practices that will improve energy output and financial performance, the event will provide the information and insight needed to better manage the industry’s assets and maximize its investments.

Gas to Liquids

Monday, October 12th - Tuesday, October 13th

London, United Kingdom

18th annual Gas-to-Liquids is sure to be one of the highlights of the industry calendar providing delegates with insightful presentations on the latest developments within the GTL industry and discussions on the impact of the lower oil price on the current state of the GTL market.

This is a unique opportunity for attendees to gain a competitive edge as well as key insight into the strategies to overcome the logistical, financial, technological and economic challenges associated with projects. The conference will provide the perfect platform for networking with perspectives from all of the key influences of the Gas to Liquids ecosystem.

Event speakers include leading experts from: Velocys, Narkangan GTL Company, NiQuan Energy, ExxonMobil & Engineering, Primus Green Energy, Oberon Fuels, E-MetaVenture Inc., Malwell Corporate Projects Ltd, SMBC Europe Division and many more.

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Mexican Power Industry Summit

Monday, October 19th - Wednesday, October 21st

Mexico, D.F.

Infocast is pleased to introduce the Mexican Power Industry Summit, scheduled for October 19-21, 2015 in Mexico City, the latest in our long-standing and successful series of events focusing on opportunities in the energy market reform. It will provide an all-encompassing vision into the future of the Mexican power industry, and provide you an unparalleled opportunity to discuss the most pressing issues facing the sector. Connect with leading SENER, CRE, CENACE and CFE executives as they provide a status and outlook on market formation and implementation. Get the perspectives of industry players and financiers on how to seize new project and investment opportunities in Mexico.

Don’t miss the Pre-Summit Workshop: Project Execution – Permitting, Siting & Social Issues for Generation, Transmission & Power Projects, October 19, 2015.

Utility Scale Solar Summit

Tuesday, October 20th - Thursday, October 22nd

San Diego, California

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The Utility Scale Solar Summit is the primary business hub where decision– makers come each year to move the utility scale solar sector forward. This networking event is the place where the entire utility scale solar community gathers to get the latest insights into the market and to meet the key players.

The Summit focuses on the key trends impacting the utility scale sector and what they mean for the future of the industry. Leading utility-scale solar project developers, investors, lenders, utilities, equipment suppliers, construction contractors, EPCs and other key industry players will all be on hand to share their perspectives on how to meet the challenges of developing the next wave of utility scale projects, preparing for the post-2016 ITC era, and getting projects financed and completed. Attendees will also engage in robust networking and deal-making, for which the Summit is well known.


Thursday, October 22nd - Saturday, October 24th

Nashville, Tennessee

Lorraine Renta, senior consultant at Navigant, along with other Navigant representatives, will be in attendance.  To schedule a meeting at this event, Please Contact Us.

The World’s Largest Conference For Women Engineers
2015 will see the return of WE—the world’s largest conference and career fair for women in engineering and technology—to Nashville, Tennessee USA. WE15, brought to you by the Society of Women Engineers (SWE), will attract a global audience of women at all stages of their engineering careers. From young collegiates just beginning to shape their careers to seasoned professionals seeking new opportunities to grow, thousands will gather in Music City. Plan now to join us for incredible networking, outstanding professional development, a thriving career fair and unbeatable inspiration. Reach out to reach up—and reach your goals—at WE15!

National Advanced Biofuels Conference & Expo

Monday, October 26th - Wednesday, October 28th

Omaha, Nebraska

With a vertically integrated program and audience, the National Advanced Biofuels Conference & Expo is tailored for industry professionals engaged in producing, developing and deploying advanced biofuels, biobased platform chemicals, polymers and other renewable molecules that have the potential to meet or exceed the performance of petroleum-derived products.

Attendees will include hundreds of professionals in key sectors including finance (venture, private and institutional equity); petroleum and petrochemical refining; pulp and paper milling; biofuels and biobased products manufacturing; agricultural processing; waste management; auto manufacturing; aviation; government/military; research and academia.

The National Advanced Biofuels Conference & Expo is a premier educational and networking junction for all industry stakeholders. From agriculture to project finance, forestry to biotechnology, this conference is a one-stop shop for compelling speaker presentations on a wide array of topics including:

  • Petroleum industry perspectives on advanced biofuels
  • Converting existing industrial assets into next-generation biofuels
  • Forging symbiotic agribusiness alliances
  • Aviation and military industry positions on biobased jet fuel
  • Venture capital and private equity viewpoints
  • Overcoming barriers to market entry
  • The national market outlook for biobased fuels and chemicals
  • Exceeding the performance of petroleum-based products
  • And more!

European Utility Week

Tuesday, November 3rd - Thursday, November 5th

Vienna, Austria

European Utility Week is well-known for its market leading conference programme, featuring over 300 high level speakers and covering all the major value streams. The newly developed 3-day conference programme consists of two elements, the Strategic Programme and the Case Study Programme. With the new interactive format, more utility representatives and more case-study presentations than ever before, both programmes promise to deliver highly valuable and engaging content designed for all levels of utility experts.

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Solar Mexico 2015

Tuesday, November 10th - Wednesday, November 11th

Mexico City, Mexico

Solar Mexico 2015 will bring together solar project developers, IPPs, investors, lenders, equipment suppliers, EPCs and other key industry players to meet, to develop relationships and to discuss how to overcome the challenges of growing Mexico’s solar market.

At Solar Mexico 2015 Get the Latest Details on:

  • The regulatory environment and its impact on solar development
  • The landscape for future project opportunities
  • The project economics required to compete in the market
  • The business strategies and models appropriate to Mexico’s unique market environment
  • The potential pitfalls inherent in the market and how to address them
  • The keys to successful project development - how to execute in the market
  • The financing landscape, project finance ability and the M&A market
  • The path to closing and getting deals done

Distributed Solar Summit 2015

Monday, November 16th - Wednesday, November 18th

San Diego, California

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Infocast’s Distributed Solar Summit 2015 brings together solar project developers, integrators, investors, lenders, panel suppliers, utilities, regulators, contractors, installers and other industry players to explore the impacts of the latest financial innovations, which sales channel strategies and business models will lead to success, and ultimately how to help move the distributed solar sector forward nationwide. The Summit has developed into a major networking event for the entire distributed solar community—where people connect, build relationships and get valuable new insights into the distributed solar markets and strategies for financing distributed solar projects.

Lithium Battery Power

Tuesday, November 17th - Thursday, November 19th

Baltimore, Maryland

Significant increases in the global demand for lithium-based batteries have created exciting breakthroughs in next-generation Li-ion and beyond lithium battery technologies. From micro-medical devices to high-energy/high-power automotive applications, these breakthroughs have paved the way for an emerging market with unlimited potential. The 11th International Conference on Lithium Battery Power focuses on two distinct tracks on materials & commercialization and addresses critical issues facing the industry, presents innovative advancements in research on lithium batteries, and fosters cross-industry discussions on ways to take viable technologies from research to practical application and manufacturing.

Battery Safety

Tuesday, November 17th - Thursday, November 19th

Baltimore, Maryland

Lithium-ion batteries contain more energy per unit of weight than conventional batteries, which, while contributing to their success, also triggers safety concerns. These same properties that result in high-energy density also pose potential hazards if the energy is released at a fast, uncontrolled rate. Therefore, safety is of great interest to the industry, resulting in areas of intense research. The 6th Annual Battery Safety conference addresses innovations and technologies that improve safety, reliability and degradation management of lithium-ion batteries as well as their safe transport.

Project Financing in Oil and Gas

Monday, November 23rd - Tuesday, November 24th

London, United Kingdom

SMi's Project Financing in Oil and Gas Conference is aimed to give a detailed update on the Project Financing Markets. Crucially, different scenarios regarding the oil and gas commodity prices and the resulting effect on Project Financing will be discussed, as well as understanding the complexities around financing your own oil or gas project.

Event attendees 2015 will hear from experts on how project financing can be used in a variety of scenarios, including joint ventures. Other structured financing techniques will be discussed, allowing the audience to understand when Project Financing really is the best option. The risks and how to mitigate them will be discussed in regard to up, mid and down stream as well as considering the difficulties that political instability creates.

Event speakers include leading project finance experts from Credit Agricole, Niger Omega Grup, UK Export Credit Agency, Société Générale, Scotiabank, Deutsche Bank, Banca Imi S.p.A, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation Europe, Macquarie Bank, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Standard Chartered Bank, Rand Merchant Bank and many  more.

Australian Utility Week

Wednesday, November 25th - Thursday, November 26th

Sydney, Australia

Australian Utility Week is the region’s largest conference and exhibition for energy retailers, distributors  and water utilities focusing on the latest approaches, technologies and solutions to improve electricity and water networks’ efficiency in a cost-efficient, environmentally and customer friendly way. Energy retailers, distributors and water utilities will meet to exchange ideas on evolving business models, innovative technologies and project experiences as well as evaluating (joint) cooperation opportunities and new synergies between the electric and water utility industries.

Top-level speakers representing the utility industry from all over the world will present their views in different conference formats including case study presentations, round table discussions, technology workshops and panel sessions. Beyond the top quality learning opportunities presented at this event, an audience of 70+ utility companies plus 800+ attendees will ensure this event maintains its reputation as a world class networking event. Australian Utility Week 2015 will be held at Luna Park Sydney on 25-26 November. For more information, contact us at or visit our website at


Monday, November 30th - Wednesday, December 2nd

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Celebrating its 39th edition in 2014, MCE Italy hosted more than 2,000 exhibitors and welcomed over 155,000 visitors from 147 countries. In 2015, this world-leading event will showcase the latest technologies and innovations for water and energy efficiency in one of the fastest-growing markets in the Middle East. MCE Saudi 2015 is organized in partnership with Reed Sunaidi Exhibitions – a successful joint venture between the world’s largest international exhibition organizer Reed Exhibitions and highly-experienced Saudi organizer Sunaidi Expo, a subsidiary of the Al Fadl Group of Companies in Saudi Arabia. The combination of Reed's global reach and Sunaidi's unrivalled local knowledge and experience represent the perfect partnership.


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