You are cordially invited to participate in Renewable Cities’ Global Learning Forum 2017, which is being convened by the Simon Fraser University Centre for Dialogue.
The three-day event takes place from May 17-19, 2017 in Vancouver, British Columbia and bring together leaders from local governments, the private sector, civil society, and the research community to discuss the transition to 100% renewable energy in cities.
The Forum will hold 32 sessions on the implementation of electricity, heating and cooling, and transport solutions in cities, within a highly interactive workshop format. It will also convene engaging plenary sessions and site visits around Vancouver.
Register before April 1 to take advantage of early bird savings. For specific groups without a conference budget, a scholarship program is available. Successful candidates will receive a registration fee waiver.
Renewable Cities is a global program of Simon Fraser University’s Centre for Dialogue in Vancouver, Canada. Our mission is to support cities through the transition to 100% renewable energy and increased energy efficiency. Using research-based dialogue, collaboration, and thought leadership we work towards urban energy solutions with cities, governments, the private sector, utilities, researchers, and civil society. Read about our activities.
Inventories of jurisdictions of cities with 100% renewable energy (RE) targets.
Here are some excellent examples of 100% RE (or similar) strategies and plans from a variety of international cities and municipalities. These strategies or plans cover one or more of the electricity, heating and cooling, or transportation sectors.
|Municipality||Plans or Strategies|
|Copenhagen, Denmark||CPH 2025 Climate Plan|
|Frederikshavn, Denmark||Master plan for Renewable Energy 2030|
|Malmö, Sweden||Comprehensive Plan for Malmö: Summary in English|
|Oxford County, Canada||Draft 100% Renewable Energy Plan|
|San Diego, USA||Climate Action Plan|
|Stockholm, Sweden||Roadmap for a fossil fuel-free Stockholm 2050|
|Sydney, Australia||Renewable Energy Master Plan|
|Vancouver, Canada||Renewable City Strategy|
Renewable Cities has either written or contributed substantially to the following reports:
|Regular (private sector)||$800|
|Government, non-profit, university, and First Nations||$600|
|Masters’ and PhD students & post-docs (no further discounts)||$250|