KPPC's Calendar of Events

Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Environmental Conference @ Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa
Mar 28 – Mar 29 all-day

The most comprehensive environmental conference in the state! Find out about the latest information on Kentucky and federal environmental policies and regulations, as well as information on new environmental compliance mandates? The Kentucky Chamber of Commerce will provide this and more at their annual Kentucky Environmental Conference. You will leave this conference with a detailed, up-to-the-minute review of major environmental regulatory issues that may affect your facility. Register today to gain insights that will help your company improve its compliance practices and bottom line.

Find out more and register for this conference.

27th Annual Energy Storage Association Conference and Expo @ Colorado Convention Center
Apr 18 – Apr 20 all-day

The 27th Annual Energy Storage Association Conference and Expo will be held April 18-20 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver.

The conference is a global event in energy storage. Participate in an expanded conversation about storage and the transformation of the power sector, shape your business and build new connections.

An impressive selection of keynote speakers and expert panelists is on the program, including Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper; Ivor Catto, CEO of Renewable Energy Systems; and Michael O’Sullivan, senior vice president of NextEra Energy Resources.

The Energy Storage Association is the voice of the energy storage industry and your participation will help us promote the adoption of competitive and reliable energy storage systems for electric service throughout out the United States.

Register today!


CxEnergy 2017 Conference & Expo @ The Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate
Apr 24 @ 8:00 am – Apr 27 @ 12:30 pm

The CxEnergy 2017 Conference & Expo will be held April 24-27 at The Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate in Orlando, Florida.

Reasons to participate in CxEnergy 2017:

  • Premier Conference & Exposition for Building Commissioning and Energy Management
  • Expanded Exhibit Hall with Latest Technologies
  • More Technical Sessions by Industry Experts
  • Certification Seminars & Exams for CxA, EMP
  • Plentiful Relationship-building Opportunities
  • Multi-level Sponsorship and Exhibit Opportunities


Who attends CxEnergy?

  • Commissioning Providers
  • Operations & Maintenance Managers
  • Energy Managers
  • Building Owners & Managers
  • Building Scientists
  • Architects
  • MEP Engineers
  • Manufacturers
  • Energy Service Providers
  • Government Officials
  • Financial Experts
  • HVAC Testing Professionals


Register today!


Triple Regional P2 Roundtable — EPA Regions 5, 7 and 8 @ Minneapolis Central Library
May 2 – May 4 all-day

The Great Lakes Information Network (GLIN) will host the Triple Regional P2 Roundtable for EPA Regions 5, 7 and 8 to be held May 2-4 in Minneapolis. Network and discover new ideas in pollution prevention and source reduction!

Why attend?

Researching on the internet only takes you so far. Meeting in person and talking with other professionals lead to connections and insights that you might not otherwise gain. Serendipitous discoveries made in face-to-face encounters lead to innovation. You will leave with new ideas, connections and tools to move your projects forward.

Who should attend?

  • Technical assistance programs (TAPs), tribal environmental representatives and others working in the sustainability field should attend both full conference days for training, new program ideas and to learn new skills.
  • Those new to pollution prevention/source reduction concepts should attend the P2 101 Preconference workshop on May 2, as well as both full conference days.


Visit the conference website to learn more and to register. The deadline for booking in the hotel room block is April 2.


2017 Kentucky Association of Manufacturers Conference & Trade Show @ Lexington Center
May 31 – Jun 1 all-day

SSP-jpeg-KAMlogoManufacturers from across the Commonwealth have requested the Kentucky Association of Manufacturers (KAM) take the lead in facilitating robust and focused discussion with key decision makers to ensure Kentucky maintains its strong manufacturing position. To accomplish that, KAM works to ensure that manufacturers get the information they need from subject-matter experts.

This conference offers a full agenda of cutting-edge, relevant information from renowned and engaging speakers on topics like:

  • Pipeline of qualified and skilled talent
  • Reliable and affordable energy now and into the future
  • Cybersecurity, hacking and the Internet of Things (IoT)


KAM is focused on giving manufacturers practical, relevant information that can immediately be put into practice to see positive results right away. It is also committed to ensuring Kentucky has a manufacturing-friendly environment now and into the future.

Conference and Trade Show information, the agenda, sponsorship opportunities and registration are available online. Early Bird registration is open through April 15!


IRC 2017 Annual Conference @ Marriott East
Jun 12 – Jun 14 all-day

The Indiana Recycling Coalition (IRC) annual conference will be held June 12-14, 2017 at the Marriott East Hotel in Indianapolis! You will have the opportunity to learn about the latest developments and innovations in waste reduction, reuse, composting and recycling industry.  Get excited to network with professionals in the industry, form new partnerships, and greet old friends!  Exhibitors can look forward to sharing their latest ideas and products with all attendees!

The Conference will feature two days of educational, keynote, plenary and breakout sessions.  The full program will be available soon.

Visit the IRC Conference web site for more information and to register.

2017 U.S. Product Stewardship Forum @ Omni Parker House Hotel
Jul 25 – Jul 26 all-day

This year’s Forum will highlight current product stewardship trends in the U.S., focusing on packaging, pharmaceuticals, paint, electronics, HHW, and other priority products. In Product Stewardship Institute style, each session will be highly participatory, designed for multi-stakeholder discussion of cutting-edge topics. Worldwide leaders will assess the successes and challenges of extended producer responsibility programs and provide the context needed to help us advance the product stewardship movement in the U.S.

More information about the agenda and how to register are available on the forum web site.