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March 2019

28 Mar

Venice City Solutions 2018 – Financing the SDGs at local level

Co-organised by UNDP, UN-Habitat, UNCDF and United Cities and Local Governments

May 2019

06 - 08 May

Euroheat & Power Congress 2019

The Euroheat & Power Congress focuses on topics related to District Energy. The congress provides a unique forum for discussing and enhancing knowledge on major […]

Nantes, France


09 May

National Conference & Policy Meeting for Energy Efficiency in Public Buildings

Energy Efficiency in Public Buildings – Action plans, implementationand monitoring In the framework of the Interreg-MED project IMPULSE more information to come

Heraklion, Greece


14 May

IUC webinar – From a linear to a circular economy – How to start ?

Organised by the International Urban Cooperation programme. Globally cities produce 75% of the green-house gas emissions, 50% of the waste, while consuming 60–80% of the […]

15 - 16 May

Heat Pump Forum 2019

In its 2019 edition, EHPA’s Heat Pump Forum (#HPForum2019) puts heat pump technology at the centre of the debate on the energy transition. 100% renewable […]

Brussels, Belgium


15 - 07 May

Energiesprong : Une approche pour accélérer la rénovation énergétique

L’approche de rénovation énergétique en série « Energiesprong » a été développée aux Pays-Bas où elle est mise en œuvre depuis 2012. Elle y a […]

16 May

ACE-Retrofitting Conference : How local and national governments can facilitate energy efficiency improvements in older buildings

Organised as part of the ACE-Retrofitting project At this conference learn what Scottish local authorities and the Scottish Government are doing to encourage and enable […]

Aberdeen, Scotland, UK


21 May

Catalysing European Local Climate Action

The BEACON conference on “Catalysing European Local Climate Action” provides an opportunity for local actors to network with colleagues from around Europe to exchange on […]

Heidelberg, Germany


22 May - 23 Apr

Energy Cities Annual Conference

Energy Cities’ next annual conference will take place in Heidelberg from 22 to 23 May 2019, as an integral part of the International Conference on […]

Heidelberg, Germany


22 May

Le photovoltaïque en milieu urbain

Conférence organisée par l’Office franco-allemand pour la transition énergétique (OFATE) En France comme en Allemagne, la multiplication des cadastres solaires et des initiatives en faveur […]

Paris, France


22 - 24 May

Urban Future Global Conference #UFGC19

Organised by the Urban Future Global Conference The Urban Future Global Conference is the world´s largest meeting dedicated exclusively to CityChangers – decision makers who […]

Oslo, Norway


22 May

Covenant cities leading long-term climate strategies

Covenant of Mayors workshop at UFGC Organised by the European Covenant of Mayors Office This strategic workshop for city leaders focuses on how cities can […]

Oslo, Norway


23 - 14 May

Webinar – Heating and cooling planning at local level : step it up !

This webinar will present three tools, developed in close collaboration with local authorities all over Europe in order to best fit their needs : HOTMAPS, PLANHEAT […]

25 May

European Urban Resilience Forum

Organised by ICLEI – Local Govenments for Sustainability in co-operation with the European Environment Agency. This event intends to support productive exchange between representatives from […]

Bonn, Germany


27 May

Applicant Workshop to become the next European Green Capital !

Organised by the European Commission This one-day workshop will give any interested city a comprehensive overview of what’s involved in putting together the application for […]

Brussels, Belgium


28 - 29 May

R20 Austrian World Summit

This third R20 summit will cover the following topics : Collaboration & Partnership for Climate Leadership Scaling Up Sustainable Projects Showcasing Best Practice Examples New Approaches […]

Wien, Austria


June 2019

05 - 12 Jun

Conférence principale du Forum International du logement social « Une planète pour demain »

Organisé par l’Union Sociale pour l’Habitat, Housing Europe et Grand Lyon Métropole. Le Festival international du logement social 2019, organisé du 4 au 8 juin […]

Lyon, France


09 - 12 Jun

‘The Art of Public Transport’ – UITP Global Public Transport Summit

With almost 130 years of history behind it, the UITP Global Public Transport Summit proudly remains the world’s biggest event dedicated to sustainable mobility. Covering […]

Stockholm, Sweden


12 - 14 Jun

Making the energy transition happen locally

What is the role of cities and regions in Europe’s energy transition ? How can local and regional actors accelerate the deployment of low-carbon technologies […]

Bucharest, Romania


17 - 21 Jun

EU Sustainable Energy Week

Policy Conference “Shaping Europe’s energy future” : in Brussels from 18 to 20 June 2019 Exchange of ideas at the Networking Village : European Commission’s […]

Brussels, Belgium


19 - 20 Jun

Right to energy forum

To take on climate change and social injustice, we need a strong European movement demanding and creating energy solutions for all. This forum will be […]

Brussels, Belgium


19 Jun

Providing energy retrofit packages to private homeowners – business models and project implementation

Over the past couple of years, increasingly not only towns, cities, regions but also private players have been developing and testing solutions aimed at motivating […]

Brussels, Belgium


20 Jun

10 years of ELENA – Supporting investments in energy efficiency and sustainable transport

Organised by the European Investment Bank and the European Commission 2019 marks the 10th anniversary of ELENA, the European Local Energy Assistance. Established in 2009, […]

Brussels, Belgium


21 Jun

Designing smart and efficient energy policies with citizens

Workshop organised by Lille European Metropolis This session proposes to present diverse local and European projects : AMELIO by Lille Metropole, AREA21 by HafenCity University Hamburg, and […]

Brussels, Belgium


25 - 26 Jun

Rénovation énergétique des bâtiments et ensembles d’immeubles – Voyage d’étude

Organisé dans le cadre du projet TANDEM – partenariats franco-allemands pour la protection du climat – et en coopération avec la Plateforme énergétique franco-allemande Le […]

Lille, France


27 - 29 Jun

GMF’s Brussels Forum

GMF’s Brussels Forum is an annual high-level meeting of the most influential North American and European political, corporate, and intellectual leaders to address pressing challenges […]

Brussels, Belgium


27 Jun

Involving stakeholders and the public in national energy and climate planning – good practices from across Europe

Organised by Energy Cities as part of the LIFE PlanUp project Under the EU Energy Union Governance regulation, EU Member States are currently preparing their […]

July 2019

03 Jul

Innovative financing through peer learning : Province of Girona’s experience in PROSPECT

This webinar will present the programme through the eyes of a mentor and a facilitator and will give participants a first glance at what and […]

August 2019

24 - 31 Aug

Energy Community Summer School

The 2019 Summer School focuses on energy sectors in transition, in particular in South Eastern and Eastern Europe. The program will also take into account the broader […]

Kraków, Poland

September 2019

04 Sep

Local solutions for energetic transition

Conference organised by the city of Rijeka, Croatia, and ZEZ-Green energy cooperative The focus of the conference is not theoretical but rather practical – our […]

Rijeka, Croatia


09 - 13 Sep

Summer school: Energy transition and you!

The global energy transition can’t succeed without the full participation of citizens. We need a paradigm shift towards more renewable energy which is sustainable, affordable […]

Nice, France


12 - 13 Sep

The 11th Citizens Energy Forum

Event organised by the European Commission in collaboration with the Commission for Regulation of Utilities (CRU), Ireland’s independent energy and water regulator. The forum will […]

Dublin, Ireland


12 Sep

Accompagnement au changement : associer outils numériques et accompagnement humain

Découvrez les dispositifs d’animations mis en place dans le cadre du projet SOLENN (2014-2018) pour accompagner les utilisateurs : de la connaissance des nouveaux compteurs, […]

16 - 22 Sep

European Mobility Week

Theme 2019 – “Walk with us!” Our bodies are designed to move, yet many of us struggle to find the time to get active during […]

Brussels, Belgium


16 Sep

Une communication créative sur le changement climatique

L’exemple de l’Escape Game de Metz et Worms Comment communiquer positivement sur les enjeux climatiques et les actions à mettre à place afin de motiver […]

20 - 27 Sep

Global Climate Strike

This September, millions of us will walk out of our workplaces and homes to join young climate strikers on the streets and demand an end […]

23 Sep

UN climate action summit 2019

UN Secretary-General António Guterres is calling on all leaders to come to New York on 23 September with concrete, realistic plans to enhance their nationally determined […]

New York City, NY, USA


24 Sep

EFEX 2019: discover + engage + act

The Energy Future Exchange, EFEX, hosts its Brussels conference, a comprehensive celebration and call-to-action highlighting the potential of the EU and US to lead in […]

Brussels, Belgium


26 - 28 Sep

LH Forum – Positive Economy

The Forum’s ambition is to shine light on experiments led in cities all over the world et gather players committed to a local positive and […]

Le Havre, France


October 2019

01 Oct

Vision 2050 | Decarbonising District Energy For Our Cities

Discussion and debate, organised by Euroheat & Power, about the role of district energy in delivering the sustainable energy systems that our cities and their […]

Brussels, Belgium


02 - 03 Oct

RE-Source 2019

Co-organised by SolarPower Europe and WindEurope, in partnership with RE100 and WBCSD, RE-Source 2019 will discuss the latest trends in Power Purchase Agreements and the […]

Amsterdam, Netherlands


07 - 10 Oct

17th European Week of Regions and Cities

Organised by the European Committee of the Regions and the European Commission’s DG for Regional Policy The European Week of Regions and Cities is an […]

Brussels, Belgium


08 Oct

Tamarinden – Where people meet and the buildings share energy

One of the aims of this event is to meet potential project partners for a demonstration project, where innovative solutions are demonstrated in real life. […]

Central Sweden European office, 6th floor, Rue de Luxembourg 3, 1000 Brussels


08 Oct

Greening densely populated areas: strategy and funding

Lessons learnt from a success story Within the Framework of the European Week of Regions and Cities, the Mayor of SINTRA Municipality, Mr. Basílio Horta, […]

Brussels, Belgique


08 Oct

Deep Energy Renovation: Already All Around Us

Renovate Europe Day 2019 From heritage buildings, to schools, to multi-family homes, there are many best practice renovation cases to be seen across Europe, some […]

Brussels, Belgium


09 Oct

Accelerating integrated energy systems for a climate-neutral EU

EURACTIV invites you to this Stakeholder Workshop to discuss the path towards the integration of the EU’s energy sectors. Questions will include: – How can […]

Bruxelles, Belgium


09 Oct

Turning your Sustainable Energy and Climate Action Plan into a strategic investment plan

Organised in the framework of the Horizon 2020 PROSPECT project and the Covenant of Mayors initiative with the support of Caisse des Dépôts France Join […]

Brussels, Belgium


10 Oct

Efficient Buildings in the Mediterranean area – MEDNICE Annual Congress

Organised by Energy Cities together with other partners of the EU-funded project MEDNICE, this event will showcase sucesses and tools produced by public and private […]

Brussels, Belgium


10 Oct

District heating and cooling: cities going circular for a carbon neutral Europe

Cities and their managers are key stakeholders to ensure successful energy transition that would lead us towards carbon neutrality by 2050. The local technical, financial […]

Brussels, Belgium


15 - 18 Oct

Building an inclusive and resilient-focused city, the baltic way

XV General Conference of the Union of the Baltic Cities The UBC General Conference in Kaunas would be an open forum to discuss these challenges. […]

Kaunas, Lithuania


17 - 18 Oct

Smart Cities and Communities conference

Conference, workshops and study visits organised byt the Smarter Together consortium in the framework of the Horizon 2020 Lighthouse programme “Smart Cities & Communities” This […]

Lyon, France


17 - 18 Oct

Thermal energy systems of the future

Hot trends and cool solutions for cities Even though there are clear ambitions for cities to become carbon neutral as soon as possible, the path […]

Brussels, Belgium


24 - 25 Oct

COGEN Europe Annual Conference

COGEN Europe, COGEN Spain and ACOGEN invite you to their Annual Conference and Gala Awards Dinner entitled Cogeneration: Efficient and Clean Heat and Power for […]

Madrid, Spain


November 2019

05 - 06 Nov

Digital Solar & Storage Conference

The event is timed to welcome the new European Parliament and Commission and discuss with key stakeholders from industry and politics what’s needed to keep […]

Brussels, Belgium


05 - 06 Nov

LIFE PlanUp regional workshop: Achieving a low carbon pathway in Southern European countries through ambitious Energy and Climate Plans

Conference organised by the LIFE PlanUp project and Ecodes The LIFE PlanUp project and Ecodes is pleased to invite you to a two-day workshop that […]

Calle de la Escuadra, 11, Madrid, Spain


11 - 13 Nov

Convergence – the Global Blockchain Congress

Convergence will bring together approximately 1,500 participants for a program of presentations, panels, workshops, hackathons and cultural events. It will include: A set of keynotes […]

Málaga, Spain


12 Nov

Renewable heat in Odense

An innovative lesson on how to recycle renewable energy with heat pumps for district heating Datacenters are widely known to consume energy. As the number […]

13 - 14 Nov

Making climate services a reality in Europe

Conference organised in the framework of H2020 project Making climate services a reality in Europe is a two-day conference that will bring together 100+ […]

Brussels, Belgium


14 Nov

Heating and cooling planning made easier

Supported by the European Covenant of Mayors, this webinar will present how the Hotmaps toolbox can help cities in their energy planning. Heating and cooling […]

19 - 21 Nov

Smart City Expo World Congress – Cities made of dreams

Smart City Expo World Congress aims to be the meeting point to encourage all stakeholders, ranging from technology industries through to policy-makers and entrepreneurs, to […]

Gran Via Venue, Barcelona, Spain


19 Nov

Become a storyteller!

A webinar organised by INTERREG Europe to help you you present your projects and their results in an appealing way You will learn the basics […]

20 - 21 Nov

LIFE PlanUp regional workshop: Achieving a low carbon pathway in Eastern European countries through ambitious Energy and Climate Plans

Conference organised by the LIFE PlanUp project and the Polish Green Network The Life PlanUp project and the Polish Green Network is pleased to invite […]

Warsaw, Poland


21 Nov

Energy on the beach

Hadera Energytech is a unique event: a meeting of innovation and futurism in the energy field, which provides a holistic platform for companies, startups, investors, […]

Hadera, Israel


22 Nov

ACE-Retrofitting Conference: How can local and national governments accelerate energy retrofitting in condominiums?

Municipalities and regions play a key role in encouraging energy retrofits in condominiums. Although European local authorities are tackling the residential sector as part of […]

Place de Belgique 1, Brussels, Belgium

26 Nov

Monitoring and Evaluating Adaptation Action

Following the webinar dedicated on designing an Adaptation Strategy and Action Plan, the next edition of the Covenant adaptation webinar series will focus on monitoring and […]

27 - 28 Nov

Polis annual conference

An event organised by Polis, Cities and regions for transport innovation network. After a successful 2018 edition in Manchester, the Polis (Cities and regions for […]

Brussels, Belgium


27 - 28 Nov

Amiens Energy Summit

Amiens Energy Summit will take place on Novembre 27th and 28th, 2019 at the “Innovation Dock” in Amiens. This event will highlight on the “energy […]

Amiens, France


28 Nov

Temporary occupation of abandoned spaces

Gathering people to rethink places in transition Come and discover the process of a collective adventure in the service of a transition process, learn from […]

25000 Besançon, France


December 2019

04 - 05 Dec

NWE making an impact!

“NWE Making an impact!” is aimed firstly at project partners as well as decision makers at European, national and local level. Over a day and […]

Tourcoing, France


04 - 05 Dec

The Future is Public: Democratic ownership of the economy

A 2-day international conference giving the floor to many city representatives Public ownership is at the heart of an alternative vision, one that puts people, […]

Amsterdam, Netherlands


05 Dec

Citizen energy, energy communities…. What about local governments?

How can a local government support renewable energies communties? What other levers can be used to promote citizen participation and the democratization of energy? Further […]

09 - 13 Dec

Smart and sustainable planning for cities and regions

SSPCR 2019 specifically wants to support the ‘transposition’ of research into practice and visionary approaches into (planning) policies and tools, to be applied by local […]

Bolzano, Italy


09 Dec

How to foster 4th generation district heating and cooling?

Learn about 4th generation district heating and cooling: regulation, example and procurement! 4th generation district heating and cooling (4DHC) represents a smart city development opportunity: […]

09 - 10 Dec

Heating & cooling planning made easier – HOTMAPS training

HOTMAPS is an open source online software, which allows you to provide within 5 minutes a first estimation of heating and cooling demand in your […]

Bozen, Italy


12 Dec

Integrating Mitigation and Adaptation for more effective Climate Action

This webinar brings together a range of perspectives on integrating adaptation and mitigation, with a view to inspiring further thinking and action on this subject. […]

13 Dec

Decarbonising cities with geothermal district heating: how to finance it?

This seminar is organised as a partnership between the European geothermal industry and European local authorities committed to the energy transition to facilitate the uptake […]

Brussels, Belgium



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