Contact Susan Fancy to add an upcoming energy-related event to this list. 

Tuesday, August 30, 2016 to Thursday, September 01, 2016
8:45 AM to 5:00 PM
The Institute on the Environment at the University of Minnesota is excited to announce a 3-day leadership workshop taught by Peter Redstone and Martin Bloxham of Barefoot Consulting on Aug. 30-Sept. 1, 2016. Some of you may know Peter and Martin for their trainings to environmental NGOs, including the Leopold Leadership Program. They help environmental scientists develop engagement skills and increase their strategic effectiveness. They currently offer a course for scholars in the UK, and now they’re bringing that course to the US care of IonE (St. Paul, MN).
Thursday, September 08, 2016
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Please join us for an evening of conversation about local energy with refreshments.

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 to Thursday, September 15, 2016
8:30 AM to 3:30 PM


The Battery Show Exhibition & Conference is a showcase of advanced battery technology for electric & hybrid vehicles, utility & renewable energy support, portable electronics, medical technology, military and telecommunications.

Monday, September 26, 2016 to Wednesday, September 28, 2016
(All day)

Climate change is a potential threat to the welfare of mankind and its mitigation is becoming urgent. Nuclear energy, which provides one-fifth of U.S. electricity generation, is currently the leading utility-scale, carbon-free baseload power source in America.  But it is expensive, controversial, and regulated in a way that poses challenges to technological innovation. So how does nuclear power fit into U.S. climate change mitigation goals going forward?   

Thursday, September 29, 2016
5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

Each year the Center for Sustainable Systems based at the School of Natural Resources and Environment, invites an internationally recognized expert to deliver the Peter M. Wege Lecture on Sustainability at the University of Michigan. This annual Lecture Series focuses on critical issues of sustainability and honors Peter M. Wege for his many outstanding contributions to the University of Michigan’s Center for Sustainable Systems and to the environmental field.

Monday, October 03, 2016
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Reclaiming the Atmospheric Commons:  A New Strategy for Climate Policy Success?

Leigh Raymond, Professor of Political Science and Director of the Center for the Environment at Purdue University

11:30am-1:00pm (Pizza lunch provided at 11:30am, lecture begins at 11:40am)

Free and open to the public.

Sponsored by:

Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy (CLOSUP)

Wednesday, October 05, 2016 to Friday, October 07, 2016
(All day)

About the Forum

The 2016 Great Lakes Adaptation Forum will bring together hundreds of practitioners and researchers from across the Great Lakes region of Canada and the United States for 3 days of sharing climate adaptation and resilience solutions and products in an engaged learning program.

Exciting, high energy sessions include:

Wednesday, October 05, 2016 to Friday, October 07, 2016
8:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Great Lakes Adaptation Forum, "A Network of Networks"
October 5-7, 2016 Ann Arbor, MI
Friday, October 28, 2016
(All day)

Held in the heart of the nation's automotive industry, leading researchers and members of the automotive, energy, and regulatory communities debate key transportation fuel-economy and emissions issues in the current economic and policy landscape.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 to Friday, May 19, 2017
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

The "Sustainability and Social Science Research Symposium" will be held at the University of Michigan, Institute of Social Research.