State-City Collaboration on Clean Energy Transformations, takes place from May 29–30 in Vancouver, British Columbia. The draft agenda will be updated at regular intervals. See the speaker list here. Receive the latest conference news by subscribing to Renewable Cities’ mailing list.
Renewable Transit: Enabling the Transition to 100% Electric Buses
Around North America, transit authorities, state and provinces are pushing to electrify public transportation. From regulations and incentives to infrastructure and finance, how can this transition best be implemented?
Stimulate, Regulate and Accelerate: Leadership and Lessons to Generate RNG from Municipal Waste and Landfill Gas
This session will explore the transferability of senior and local government best policies and practices to generate renewable natural gas through anaerobic digestion and upgrading technologies.
Integrating Land-use and transportation planning as a key to reducing transport GHGs
Integrating land use and transportation planning is one of the most effective tools local governments have to reduce emissions related to personal transportation, as well as build complete, compact communities. However, regional and provincial governments can play a role in mandate, regulating and coordinating these planning process. Learn from jurisdictions with long histories of collaboration of these processes about the best practices potential pitfalls and lessons learned.
Rolling out EV Charging Infrastructure: Top-down and Bottom-up Innovation
The shift to zero-emission vehicles will require the rapid and efficient deployment of charging infrastructure, supported by every level of government. In this session, we will learn from The Netherlands, Norway and select local government examples and discuss a comprehensive approach to infrastructure.
Separate and Aggregate: Leadership and Lessons on Organic Solid Waste Diversion
This session will explore the transferability of senior and local government best policies and practices to eliminate organics from landfills and aggregate them for advanced energy production and composting.
Setting the Agenda: prioritizing affordable housing and equity in land use planning processes
Session description to be announced.
This draft agenda will be updated at regular intervals. Visit the State-City Collaboration on Clean Energy Transformations webpage for more information on the conference. Subscribe to Renewable Cities’ mailing list for event news.