The 2012 GreenGov Symposium is presented by the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) and the Association of Climate Change Officers (ACCO).  This year's program will be held Sept. 24-26, 2012 at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, DC.

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September 24-26, 2012
Marriott Wardman Park Hotel (Washington, DC)

 

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About the 2012 GreenGov Symposium

The 2012 GreenGov Symposium aims to bring together leaders from government, the private sector, non-profits and academia to identify opportunities to create jobs, grow clean energy industries, and curb pollution by incorporating sustainable practices into the Federal Government’s operations.

President Obama signed Executive Order 13514 in October 2009, directing Federal agencies to meet aggressive energy, water, and waste reduction targets, reduce their greenhouse gas pollution, and leverage Federal purchasing power to curb waste, save taxpayer dollars, and support the growth of a 21st century clean energy economy.

During this educational event, participants will share sustainability challenges and best practices, and discuss cutting-edge approaches to achieving the Federal performance goals set by President Obama. Topics covered will include clean energy, energy and water efficiency, fleet management, getting to zero waste, green buildings, and greening the supply chain.

The main program will take place on September 24-25; a suite of new post-Symposium activities, including roundtables, training sessions and other activities will take place on September 26.

This year’s event will be co-sponsored by the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) and the Association of Climate Change Officers (ACCO).

2011 GreenGov Symposium Highlights

  • More than 1,225 attendees from government, industry, academia and the non-profit community
  • Approximately 350 speakers across more than 80 sessions and 9 breakout tracks
  • 3 post-Symposium green facilities tours and "eat local" lunch demonstration by Open Kitchen
  • 25 sponsors, 40+ exhibitors and 5 NGO supporting partners
  • Knowledge Bar featuring 11 experts on environmental sustainability issues
  • Plenary sessions featuring Jack Lew (Director, OMB), Martha Johnson (Administrator, GSA), Nancy Sutley (Chair, CEQ) Mayor Kevin Johnson (City of Sacramento), and former CEQ Chairs James Connaughton and George Frampton

 

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