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1st Annual Cool Congress – Oct. 3

1271st Annual Cool Congress
Community-Based Approaches to Energy and Climate Change
October 3, 2009
University of Maine – Augusta

Maine Partners for Cool Communities’ Cool Congress will bring together committed citizen activists and municipal leaders from over 50 communities around the state to collaborate and learn from one another’s experiences reducing global warming pollution in their local communities.

The Congress will feature national and state speakers, panel discussions, practical workshops, networking and exchanging ideas, all designed to inspire and educate existing and emerging Cool Teams and community leaders about current technologies in energy efficiency, renewable energy and sustainable transportation as well as valuable funding sources for community and municipal projects.

Keynote Speaker: Bill McKibben

Author, Environmentalist, and Scholar in Residence at Middlebury, VT.  Author of Deep Economy: The wealth of Communities and the Durable Future.

Also,
Suzanne Watson, Director of Policy, American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE)

Tim Vrabel, Deputy Director, Energy Programs Division, Maine Public Utilities Commission

John Kerry, Director, Office of Energy Independence and Security

Phil Bartlett, Maine State Senator

Brad Parsons, Energy Service Account Manager, Johnson Controls

And Many More…

Who Should Attend?

  • Cool Community Teams
  • State and Municipal Leaders
  • Town Managers
  • Facilities Managers
  • Community Sustainability/Energy Committees
  • Interested Citizens

Tour of Hannaford’s LEED Platinum Store in Augusta to Follow Conference!

Don’t miss this opportunity to tour the first Platinum-LEED certified supermarket in the world!

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