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2019 RPA Assembly

April 19, 2019
8:00 amto3:30 pm

Each year, RPA brings together more than 1,200 civic and business leaders from around the New York metropolitan area to discuss major issues affecting the prosperity and quality of life in the region.

Location: Grand Hyatt New York, 109 E 42nd St, New York, NY 10017

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2019 EPA OCR Strategies for Food Systems, Health, and Economic Development Webinar

April 24, 2019
2:00 pmto3:00 pm

Through this webinar you’ll hear how EPA collaborates with communities to grow their economies and improve the environment. (Attendance is free, but registration is required by April 23 to insure your connection.)

Location: Online

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Coastal Community Resilience: An Overview of Strategies, Tools, and Science

May 3, 2019
9:00 amto4:00 pm

Hosted by Rutgers Office of Continuing Professional Education

This new course is designed to give planners and practitioners in coastal communities an in-depth understanding of the strategies, science, and tools that are available for use in New Jersey to plan for coastal resilience.

Location: Ralph Geiger Turfgrass Education Center, 20 Indyk-Engel Way, New Brunswick, NJ 08902

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2019 Waterfront Conference

May 7, 2019
9:00 amto5:00 pm

Hosted by the Waterfront Alliance

Join the Waterfront Alliance’s annual Waterfront Conference, the region’s preeminent gathering for critical issues affecting our harbor and waterfront communities. Hosted aboard the Hornblower Infinity, this year’s conference theme is “Rising Seas, Rising Risks: Adapting Our Region.”

Location: Hudson River Park Pier 40, 353 West Street, New York, NY 10014

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Progress 2019: New Jersey on the National Stage

May 10, 2019

Join New Jersey Policy Perspective (NJPP) for their annual policy conference exploring the long-term solutions that spread prosperity to every resident in every corner of the Garden State.

Location: TBA

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Infrastructure Week

May 13, 2019toMay 20, 2019

Infrastructure Week, a non-profit organization, convenes a national week of education and advocacy that brings together American businesses, workers, elected leaders, and everyday citizens around one message in 2019: Let’s #BuildForTomorrow. Starting Now. Each year during IWeek, leaders and citizens around America highlight the state of our nation’s infrastructure – roads, bridges, rail, ports, airports, water and sewer systems, the energy grid, telecoms, and more – and the projects, technologies, and policies necessary to make America competitive, prosperous, and safe.

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Fundamentals of NSR / PSD Permitting

May 14, 2019
8:30 amto4:30 pm

Hosted by Rutgers Office of Continuing Professional Education

This new, 1-day, New Jersey specific course benefits plant and corporate environmental professionals with compliance, auditing, and air permitting responsibilities. Essential topics such as permit applicability assessments, key regulatory definitions, types of modifications, exemptions, and emissions netting/emissions change calculations and thresholds will be covered.

Location: Rutgers Continuing Education at The Atrium
Suite 101, Room 120 Sequoia
300 Atrium Drive, Somerset, NJ 08873

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Alternative Energy for Water and Wastewater Operations

May 22, 2019
8:30 amto3:45 pm

Developed as an introduction to the rapidly growing field of non-conventional (non-hydrocarbon based) energy sources, this course will present information on the materials and devices used in alternative energy systems, conversion, storage and generation.

Location: Rutgers University-Ralph Geiger Turfgrass Education Center, 20 Indyk-Engel Way, New Brunswick, NJ 08902

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BCONE Northeast Sustainable Communities Workshop 2019

June 4, 2019
7:45 amto4:45 pm

The Brownfield Coalition of the Northeast (BCONE) will be hosting the Northeast Sustainable Communities Workshop (NSCW) 2019. The NSCW’s goal is to break new ground, offer new ideas, and posit new concepts on the topics of sustainability, collaboration and leverage, contamination, resiliency, brownfields, technology, and their impact on community revitalization.

Location: New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) in Newark, New Jersey

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Restoration Ecology

June 5, 2019
8:30 amto5:00 pm

Hosted by Rutgers Office of Continuing Professional Education

This course is designed for ecologists, engineers, planners, and landscape architects involved in the recovery of impacted river, lake, riparian, wetland, and coastal environments. Designed to reduce storm water impacts and increase storm resiliency.

Location:Rutgers Continuing Education at The Atrium
Suite 101, Room 118 Mulberry
300 Atrium Drive, Somerset, NJ 08873

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