Manufacturing Matters 

February 26th-27th, 2020 — Milwaukee, WI

Sponsored by the Wisconsin Manufacturing Extension Partnership (WMEP), the conference focuses on delivering opportunities for learning, networking, and collaboration. For 16 years, the conference has raised public awareness of the vitality, strength and contributions of the manufacturing sector, and promoted the well-being of manufacturing as essential for a healthy, vibrant economy.

Midwest Renewable Energy Fair 

June 26th-28th, 2020 — Custer, WI

Since 1990, the Energy Fair has shown fairgoers how to change the world while having fun. Each summer the Fair transforms rural central Wisconsin into the global hot spot for renewable energy education. The Energy Fair is the world’s largest renewable energy, energy efficiency, and sustainable living educational event of its kind.

Sustainability Summit 

TBD — Milwaukee, WI


To focus attention on the opportunities in renewable energy, the Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) has initiated an array of renewable energy activities, including renewable energy demonstration sites, offering workshops and training seminars to expand public awareness, encouraging the development and sharing of curriculum materials, and delivering specialized renewable energy training to meet the needs of Wisconsin’s citizens, the skilled trades, and manufacturers.

UW Energy Institute Events Pages 

Regularly Updated — Madison, WI

The UW Energy Institute regularly hosts many energy-related events focused on critical energy topics, including the Forward in Energy Forum and the Sustainable Energy Seminar Series. The Institute also provides educational events and seminars for students, families and other professionals. 


Bioneers Conference 

October 18th-20th, 2019 — San Rafael, CA

The Bioneers Conference is an acclaimed leading-edge forum where you can see tomorrow today: a future environment of hope. Social and scientific innovators focus on breakthrough solutions inspired by nature and human ingenuity. These visionaries are already creating a healthy, equitable, diverse and beautiful world, our legacy for future generations and the web of life on which our lives depend. Here you can connect with hundreds or thousands of engaged folks making a real difference.


February 4th-6th, 2020 — Phoenix, AZ


"The sustainability profession is evolving, with new concerns and concepts emerging faster than ever. Join the powerful GreenBiz 20 community — more than 1,500 sustainability leaders from business, government, academia and NGOs — to explore the latest sustainable business trends and form valuable connections."

Ceres Conference 

March 23rd-26th, 2020 — New York City, NY


“The Ceres Annual Conference is a unique forum for America’s leading institutional investors, environmental groups and corporate executives to inspire and lead the way on “best practices” and other tools for analyzing, reporting and reducing environmental, social and economic risks.”