International Conference Hellenic Solid Waste Management Association

Thursday, December 14th - Friday, December 15th

Athens, Greece

Jan Cihlar, consultant at Ecofys, a Navigant company, will present: Market Opportunities for Waste Co-Processing in the EU and the Greek Perspective and participate in a related panel session Friday.

The International Conference Hellenic Solid Waste Management Association and its contribution to the circular economy provides a platform connecting the public and private sectors as well as applied research in the field of solid waste management. The fifth edition of this international conference focuses on new technologies in waste management, as well as Greek national and regional management planning and applicability of circular economy practices.

CES 2018

Tuesday, January 9th - Friday, January 12th

Las Vegas, Nevada

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

CES is the world's gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. The show has served as the proving ground for innovators and breakthrough technologies for 50 years, and is the global stage where next-generation innovations are introduced to the marketplace. As the largest hands-on event of its kind, CES features all aspects of the industry. Click here for more information or to register.

Projects & Money

Tuesday, January 16th - Thursday, January 18th

New Orleans, Louisiana

Once again, this January, leading project developers and the financial community will gather in New Orleans to kick off their year at Projects & Money. This dynamic event has developed a growing, dedicated following by creating a powerful venue for the project finance community to connect, share information about upcoming project opportunities, and hear the best available outlook on the financing landscape and deal making opportunities. Projects & Money is truly the one-stop meeting central for project professionals. Click here for more information or to register.

Power Plant Operations & Maintenance Conference

Wednesday, January 17th - Thursday, January 18th

Charlotte, North Carolina

At the Power Plant Operations & Maintenance Conference, you will discuss how to energize operations, maintenance, and human performance procedures for optimal project and plant management. Additionally, you will learn how to demonstrate outage and contract management leadership in a dynamic and generationally diverse environment. Hear from Georgia Power, Luminant, Exelon Power, Calpine Corporation, Duke Energy, Entergy Nuclear Operations, and others.

Smart Cities International Symposium & Exhibition

Wednesday, January 17th - Thursday, January 18th

Chicago, Illinois

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The Smart Cities International Symposium & Exhibition is a focused, in-depth event that brings together thought leaders and practitioners from around the world to explore the most recent technology advances, business models, and lessons learned to date in making the smart city a reality. Expert speakers will examine the experiences of municipal governments who are pushing the envelope and moving toward actual implementation of the smart city vision.  Speakers include representatives from the cities of of Chicago, Orlando, and San Diego; ComEd; Microsoft; Lyft; Next City; Deloitte; and many others.

ASHRAE Winter Conference & AHR Expo

Saturday, January 20th - Wednesday, January 24th

Chicago, Illinois

William Goetzler, managing director at Navigant, will present: Developing Guidelines for Flammable Refrigerant Use Monday at 1 p.m. To schedule a meeting at this event, Please Contact Us.

The ASHRAE Winter Conference & AHR Expo is where passionate people come together to share knowledge, learn new things, and meet new people. This conference is a great way to immerse yourself in a growing community of incredibly smart, dedicated people. The expo will host more than 2,000 exhibitors and 65,000 industry professionals. Click here for more information or to register.

Fuels of the Future

Monday, January 22nd - Tuesday, January 23rd

Berlin, Germany

Daan Peters, managing consultant at Ecofys, a Navigant company, will present: Gas for Climate – The Role of Gas in a Low-Carbon Economy Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. To schedule a meeting at this event, Please Contact Us.

The international conference on Fuels of the Future represents the leading European forum on the issue of future mobility, particularly with its focus on alternative fuels and drive technologies. The 15th International Conference on Renewable Mobility will offer a broad spectrum of presentations on the latest technological developments in the transport industry. More than 500 participants are expected.


Tuesday, January 23rd - Thursday, January 25th

San Antonio, Texas

Benjamin Grunfeld, managing director at Navigant, will present: Unleashing the Value of Solar Storage Tuesday at 1 p.m.

Ken Horne, director at Navigant, will participate in: Back to the Future Microgrids: Technology, Business and Financial Challenges Tuesday at 1 p.m. and serve as session chair for: Project Stories of Challenge and Innovation: Utility Distribution Microgrid Tuesday at 3 p.m.

Brett Feldman, principal research analyst at Navigant Research, will participate in: Award-Winning Demand Response Initiatives Wednesday at 1:30 p.m.

Mike Bianco, managing director at Navigant; Erik Gilbert, director at Navigant; Neil Strother, principal research analyst at Navigant Research; Peter Asmus, principal research analyst at Navigant Research; Michael Hartnack, senior research analyst at Navigant Research; and Adam Forni, senior research at Navigant Research, will also be in attendance.

Join 326 utilities and more than 13,500 powerful peers at DistribuTECH. This event is the one place where the utility industry is turning to join and lead the grid conversation. The 15-track conference brings industry thought leaders from all over the world opportunities to network, share knowledge, and problem solve with utilities and product and service providers. The topics covered are relevant and timely, answering the current call of the market each year. More than 500 companies will fill the exhibit hall with information, products, and services related to electricity delivery automation and control systems, energy efficiency, demand response, renewable energy integration, advanced metering, T&D system operation and reliability, communications technologies, cyber security, water utility technology, and more.

International Advanced Automotive Battery Conference Europe

Monday, January 29th - Thursday, February 1st

Mainz, Germany

Each year, AABC Europe brings together a global audience of chief battery technologists from leading automotive OEMs and their key suppliers to present development trends, share breakthrough technologies, and project the scope of the market for years to come. Our expanded program for 2018 offers more in-depth coverage on the research and development of the chemistries and materials behind the next generation of electric vehicle batteries, and introduces new sessions on charging and infrastructure, while continuing to feature applied technologies in hybrid and electric cars, buses, bikes, and more. The preliminary agenda is now available, and the final technical program with abstracts will be announced in early October. The 2017 event featured record attendance with delegates from 35 countries taking part in interactive discussions on the development and future market trends for vehicle electrification. Make plans to join the conversation for 2018.

E-World Energy & Water

Tuesday, February 6th - Thursday, February 8th

Essen, Germany

E-World Energy & Water is the leading trade fair for the European energy industry. The focus of E-world 2018 is on the smart city and innovative solutions for the energy supply of the future. At the last E-world, over 25,000 trade visitors from 74 countries visited the 710 exhibitors from 30 nations.

The E-World congress and expert forums deal with current issues relating to the international and European energy industry. Intelligent solutions for the city of tomorrow and developments in the energy markets play a crucial role. During three days, experts share their knowledge in conferences, seminars, and workshops.

For more information about the fair and the event program, click here.

National Conference on Next Generation Demand Response

Wednesday, February 7th - Thursday, February 8th

San Diego, California

The 5th National Conference on Next Generation Demand Response will unite industry experts, regulators, and technology providers to share cutting-edge ideas and examine market trends, to focus on how utilities can get the full benefit of demand response and energy efficiency programs, and to offer best practices for design and implementation of these programs. Topics to be discussed include:

  • The evolution of demand response and where you stand in the spectrum
  • The integration of demand response into other direct energy resources
  • Leveraging demand response to achieve resiliency without compromise
  • Demand response options for municipal utilities
  • Captivating customer participation to fully detect and enable resolution of data and logic issues that impact performance and customer satisfaction
  • Implementing automated demand response programs through forward-thinking concepts in technology innovation and educating customers to gain trust and approval
  • Integrating demand response alongside distributed generation and energy storage to form a virtual power plant approach that creates demonstrable economic value
  • Developing a strategy for the future where both utilities and third-party aggregators are vying to engage customers in demand response
  • The emerging business case/value proposition behind demand response as a part of an overall DER portfolio

Annual Grid-Scale Energy Storage Conference

Wednesday, February 14th - Thursday, February 15th

San Francisco, California

Alex Eller, research analyst at Navigant Research, will present: Global Energy Storage Market Update: Key Trends and Projections Wednesday at 9:15 a.m. To schedule a meeting at this event, Please Contact Us.

Attend ACI’s 4th National Grid-Scale Energy Storage Conference to discover the significant market opportunities for energy storage, including government policy and regulatory initiatives, new requirements for transmission and distribution of power in electric markets, increased utilization of distributed energy systems, and the integration of storage into smart grid platforms. This three-day conference will cover all aspects of the implementation of energy storage technologies as a key enabler of grid modernization, addressing the electric grid’s most pressing needs by improving its stability and resiliency. Click here for more information or to register.

Digital Utility Innovation Forum

Tuesday, February 20th - Wednesday, February 21st

Barcelona, Spain

SGO's Digital Utility Innovation Forum 2018 will examine the latest technologies, business models, case studies, and success strategies for effectively implementing the digital utility transformation. This focused symposium will bring together utility executives, thought leaders, business planners, and network professionals for two days of information sharing at the cutting edge of the digital utility transformation in Europe. Topics to be addressed include implementing new consumer engagement models; improving network resiliency, safety, reliability, and performance; positive impacts of digitization on utility earnings; pursuing digital transformation across the value chain, and much more.

ERCOT Market Summit

Tuesday, February 27th - Thursday, March 1st

Austin, Texas

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Infocast’s 8th ERCOT Market Summit will examine proposed new market rules and economic drivers, and bring policy-makers together with utility, solar, wind, IPP, and other executives to explore the potential solutions and opportunities. They will assess the potential impacts of an anticipated upsurge in solar capacity. Topics to be discussed include not only power prices and dispatch curve, but also how the changing generation mix will drive opportunities for storage, demand response, and aggregated distributed energy resources to meet market needs.

Carbon Dioxide Utilization Summit

Wednesday, February 28th - Thursday, March 1st

Tampa, Florida

ACI’s 10th Carbon Dioxide Utilization Summit 2018 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. This two day conference brings together senior experts from various CO2 emitting industries discussing 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

Energy from Waste Conference

Wednesday, February 28th - Thursday, March 1st

London, United Kingdom

Now in its 14th year, the Energy from Waste Conference is the premier conference in the UK and Europe driving new technology discussion, operational efficiency, best practices, and compliance in the global energy from waste sector. Designed to support your professional learning and global network development, the conference program is packed with policy updates, expert advice, and market opportunities from a line-up of renowned international speakers, including Paul de Bruycker, CEO of Indaver, and Matthias Lukic, CEO of Technik Gruppe. Delegates will also have the chance to tour the UK's largest energy from waste facility, operated by Cory Riverside Energy, to see how London's waste is turned into electricity. Click here for more information or to register.

Middle East Electricity

Tuesday, March 6th - Thursday, March 8th

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Hosted by the UAE Ministry of Energy, Middle East Electricity is the region’s leading international trade event for the power industry, with dedicated sections product sectors for power generation, transmission & distribution, lighting, and solar at the co-located Solar Middle East exhibition. The event serves as the region’s focal point for the power industry in the region, allowing visitor and exhibitors to conduct business, exchange ideas, and network at the highest level. Each year, Middle East Electricity welcomes more than 1,500 international exhibiting companies and over 21,000 senior level industry decision makers from 130 countries across the region and the rest of the world. For further details, please contact or click here.

Solar Middle East

Tuesday, March 6th - Thursday, March 8th

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Hosted by the UAE Ministry of Energy, Solar Middle East is the region’s must-attend, trade-focused event for the solar industry. In strategic partnership with Dubai Municipality and the Government of Dubai, Solar Middle East focuses on the practical implementation of solar in the ever expanding market in the region.  Solar Middle East provides the ideal platform for international companies and regional decision makers from across the Middle East, North Africa, and the rest of the world to conduct business, network, and share ideas. The 2017 edition welcomed 134 exhibitors from 21 countries and over 5,500 visitors from 114 countries, making it the region’s largest solar trade event.

Operations And Maintenance For Offshore Wind

Wednesday, March 7th - Thursday, March 8th

London, UK

Once again, Operations And Maintenance For Offshore Wind will look at the global and European Offshore wind markets, as well the main drivers amongst end-products. The event will also take in-depth look into trends & innovation and new technologies development. The two day event will bring together key industry stakeholders from the wind farm industry, wind farm owners & operators, energy producers, developers, solution and technology providers, manufacturers and main associations. Join us in London to exchange your point of view with your peers and engage in excellent networking opportunities.

IPPSA Annual Conference

Sunday, March 18th - Tuesday, March 20th

Alberta, Canada

Benjamin Grunfeld, managing director at Navigant; Craig Sabine, director at Navigant; and Kevin Willerton, director at Navigant, will be in attendance. To schedule a meeting at this event, Please Contact Us.

The IPPSA Annual Conference is the place to hear what investors, consumers, and policy thinkers should say and the place to network with North American energy industry experts, power producers, policy makers, and transmission developers. The program for this year’s conference features topics around Alberta’s evolving energy landscape as the capacity market advances and the Renewable Energy Program completes its first round. The event will update delegates on how these programs are unfolding and intersecting, along with all the other changes underway. Click here for more information or to register.

Clean Energy Finance Europe

Wednesday, March 21st - Thursday, March 22nd

Frankfurt, Germany

ACI’s 3rd Clean Energy Finance Europe Conference will once again look at the global and European clean energy finance markets, as well the main drivers among end-products. The event will also take an in-depth look into trends, innovation, and new technologies development. The two day event will bring together key industry stakeholders from the renewable energy industry, energy producers, developers, biogas plant owners, solution and technology providers, investors, and main associations. Join us in Frankfurt to exchange your point of view with your peers and engage in excellent networking opportunities.


Monday, March 26th - Thursday, March 29th

Austin, Texas

Jan Vrins, managing director and leader of Navigant's global Energy practice will participate in this event (details to come). Dan Bradley, managing director at Navigant, and Andrew Johnston, director at Navigant, will also be in attendance. To schedule a meeting at this event, Please Contact Us.

ETS18 calls all creative minds to convene and design real solutions for the energy transformation taking place today. What’s less human than digital, but what’s more human than dreaming? These contradictions come together as we dream of a world blanketed by sensors, communications, data, and autonomous systems to deliver greater reliability, efficiency, and sustainability. But what will it take to really make this dream happen? And when will we arrive? Furthermore, what do these changes mean for humans? For energy? Is it good? And what do they mean for relationships between customers and their utilities? 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.

PLMA Conference

Monday, April 16th - Wednesday, April 18th

Coronado, California

Stuart Schare, managing director at Navigant, will be in attendance. To schedule a meeting at this event, Please Contact Us.

Gain real-world insight from practitioners and energy utilities active in the distributed energy resource marketplace at the PLMA Conference. About 300 demand response industry professionals are expected to attend from energy utilities and government agencies as well as industry allies, including consultants, and solution providers. Click here for more information or to register.

Green Transportation Summit & Expo

Tuesday, April 17th - Thursday, April 19th

Tacoma, Washington

The Green Transportation Summit & Expo (GTSE) is the region's premier fleet modernization and alternative fuels event, boasting the strongest gathering of fleet professionals in the clean fuels industry. GTSE events offer information-packed sessions, prominent national and regional speakers, and the latest technologies from industry leaders. Click here for more information.


Monday, April 23rd - Thursday, April 26th

Las Vegas, Nevada

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CxEnergy 2018 is the premier event dedicated to building commissioning, energy management, and field testing of buildings and facilities. The event offers pre-conference training and seminars. The CxEnergy 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.

Smart Cities New York

Tuesday, May 8th - Thursday, May 10th

New York, New York

Smart Cities New York (SCNY) is North America’s leading global conference to highlight the innovative and critical solutions meeting the significant challenges that cities are facing as we move into the 21st century. With the global smart city market expected to grow to $1.6 trillion within the next three years, SCNY, guided by its “Powered by People” theme, brings together top thought leaders and senior members of the private and public sector to discuss investments in physical and digital infrastructure, health, education, sustainability, security, mobility, workforce development, and more, to ensure cities are more sustainable, livable, and equitable and there is an increased quality of life for all citizens as we move into the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

11th Energy Storage World Forum and 5th Residential Energy Storage Forum

Wednesday, May 16th - Friday, May 18th

Berlin, Germany

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The 11th Energy Storage World Forum /Large Scale Focus and the 5th Residential Energy Storage Forum are two separate forums that will feature brand new researched topics addressed by renowned industry leaders and practitioners from top utilities, EPCs, and international regulators representing more than 22 countries. These forums bring together the end users of energy storage to share business insights, lessons learned, and data driven analysis to help you discover which technology is best suited to your business model and application, allowing you to achieve the highest return on investment. To download the program, please click here.

You can expect:

  • Two full days dedicated to residential energy storage
  • Three full days dedicated to large scale energy storage
  • 30+ utility speakers and exclusive networking opportunities
  • 60+ brand new researched topics
  • Breakfast with leading utilities and renowned investors
  • Building an action plan - a unique session
  • Startup "Tech Soap Box" session

The Energy Storage World Forum and Residential Energy Storage Forum are Europe’s first conferences dedicated to energy storage, thus offering more insight and knowledge on the business case thanks to 10 past successful forums with over 250 utilities attending.

Bloomberg Sustainable Business Summit

Tuesday, June 19th - Thursday, June 21st

Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Jan Vrins, managing director and leader of Navigant's global Energy practice, and Thijs Aarten, managing director at Ecofys, a Navigant company, will participate in this event (details to come). To schedule a meeting at this event, Please Contact Us.

Bloomberg's Sustainable Business Summits bring together leaders in sustainable business and sustainable finance. The summits leverage Bloomberg’s unrivaled business and markets expertise to convene conversations uniquely focused on the risks and opportunities for corporate executives and innovative investors in a 21st century economy. In its fourth year, the series convenes high-level dialogues across the United States, Canada, and Europe to bring together C-suite executives, influential investors, and innovative thought leaders to address how companies are seizing sustainable business opportunities and enhancing business value.

The summits address critical issues in sustainable business and finance, including:

  • Driving revenue growth and profitability through social and environmental goals
  • Defining and measuring the business value of sustainable practices
  • How investors are assessing sustainable investments
  • Developing replicable business models that incorporate investments in renewable energy

Global Power & Energy Exhibition 2018

Monday, September 17th - Thursday, September 20th

Barcelona, Spain

Global Power & Energy Exhibition (GPEX) will showcase the strategies and technologies needed to adapt to the global energy transition. GPEX will bring together the global power and energy community, including government, commercial and industry power users, gas operators, power producers, and distributors. GPEX will provide an exhibition and conference platform at which business and technical thought-leaders will address the commercial, regulatory, geopolitical and technical issues affecting the power and energy industry, and provide a meeting place for buyers and sellers to collaborate and do business. GPEX will co-locate with Gastech, which for over 45 years has been at the forefront of the gas and LNG market. 

Asia Power Week

Tuesday, September 18th - Thursday, September 20th

Jakarta, Indonesia

Covering every aspect of the power generation industry, POWER-GEN Asia and Renewable Energy World Asia converge again in 2018 as Asia Power Week, taking place for the first time in Indonesia. Benefit from three days packed with technical tours, more than 50 conference sessions, panel discussions, a comprehensive exhibition, and multiple networking events. Join 8,500+ fellow power industry professionals from more than 75 countries worldwide, all under one roof.

Asia Power Week is the industry’s premier conference and exhibition dedicated to power generation across Asia, including renewable, alternative energy, and power finance markets. Industry experts will gather at Asia Power Week conference and exhibition to explore the current and future challenges for the Asian power sector. We invite you to join us in Jakarta for the 26th annual edition.


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