Monthly Archives: September 2011

From the President: Adapting today to tomorrow’s unknown.

Adaptive design seeks to reduce the vulnerability of natural and human systems to the effects of climate change. The economic costs of adaptation to climate change are likely to be billions of dollars annually for the next several decades, though … Continue reading

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Jam-Packed Education and Exhibits at GOVgreen

It’s been a challenging year for all of us who work for and with the government.  Much uncertainty,  lots of microscopic analysis and, as my mother used to say, people in glass houses throwing stones.  I can’t make any of … Continue reading

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Washington Post Journalist Juliet Eilperin to moderate at CEIL’s GOVgreen 2011

We’re pleased to announce that Juliet Eilperin has agreed to moderate our plenary session on Adapting to Climate Change:  Governing in an Era of Uncertainty.  The panel includes experts from the federal government who will discuss the challenges of planning, … Continue reading

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Plenary Session: Adapting to Climate Change

Join us in hearing national leaders discuss planning for and providing core service to widely divergent constituents all over the world as climate change impacts are realized. Learn how leading organizations are addressing infrastructure needs despite gaps in data and … Continue reading

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Ride-and-Drive at GOVgreen

The exhibit floor at GOVgreen 2011 will be jam-packed with onsite excitement, including the Ride-and-Drive. New to GOVgreen, the Ride-and-Drive will give attendees the opportunity to in the driver’s seat and test out eVehicles. Sign up will be on the exhibit … Continue reading

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Open for Registration

Check out the just-release conference program for CEIL’s GOVgreen 2011. 25 educational sessions will be offered, plus 180 exhibits of green products and services. Speakers and panelists are from the federal government and military, as well as the private sector. Conference … Continue reading

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From the President: Who doesn’t love an award?

I continually read about fascinating green projects underway in the federal agencies. Some are massive and headline-grabbing and others are small, innovative efforts to test a concept or promote a sustainable practice. We cover as many as we can in … Continue reading

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Earn CEU Credits at GOVgreen

Did you know that you could earn continued education credits from AIA and USGBC just by attending GOVgreen? Check out the 2011 program-at-a-glance – featuring 25 sessions and 4 conference tracks –  and register today to reserve your space! PS – follow … Continue reading

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Exhibit Floor Expected to Double

“We’re pleased with our progress, especially given the challenging economy,” says Ann Seltz, President of the Center for Environmental Innovation and Leadership (CEIL), sponsor of GOVgreen.   “Booth sales have increased dramatically in the past month and some of larger companies … Continue reading

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From the President: Evaluating EO 13514: It’s about the money

The IBM Center for The Business of Government has just published—“Implementing Sustainability in Federal Agencies: An Early Assessment of President Obama’s Executive Order 13514.” The report was written by Daniel Fiorino, currently Director of the Center for Environmental Policy at … Continue reading

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