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April 2014
Board of Directors Meeting
April 16, 2014
9:00 am - 10:30 am CT
Purdue Technology Center 9800 Connecticut Dr.
WEBINAR: Announcing the 2013 EPA ENERGY STAR National Building Competition Winner, and Registration for the 2014 Competition!
April 16, 2014
12:00 - 1:00 PM CT
On April 16th, EPA will announce the results of the 2013 EPA ENERGY STAR National Building Competition. Learn about the winners and their impressive achievements, and about the achievements of the entire competitor pool of more than 3,000 buildings. This webinar will also announce the 2014 EPA ENERGY STAR National Building Competition and provide details about how to register to compete.
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WEBINAR: Railroad Myths & Mythdemeanors
April 16, 2014
2 pm EDT
Highroad Consulting, Ltd. in cooperation with The National Industrial Transportation League will be presenting "Myths and Mythdemeanors." Highroad's President and CEO, Sandra Dearden-McKay will lead a conversation to debunk myths that can increase your rail costs. Once they are exposed, you can avoid the mythdemeanors when developing your rail strategies. Participants will come away with ideas and steps to development of a successful rail strategy.
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WEBINAR: Public Health Benefits of Active Transportation
April 18, 2014
3:00 to 4:00 pm ET
NIRPC Office, 6100 Southport Road Portage, IN 46368
Contact Mitch Barloga with NIRPC for more information 219-763-6060
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WEBINAR: Deep River-Portage Burns Waterway Initiative
April 18, 2014
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM CDT
This webinar will provide an overview of existing watershed conditions that are likely contributing to water quality and aquatic habitat issues and include information about a collaborative effort to restore these waterways for current and future generations to enjoy.
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Northwest Indiana Earth Day Celebration
April 19, 2014
9:00am - 4:00pm
Porter County Expo, Expo East and 4-H Buildings (three buildings), 215 E. Division Rd., Valparaiso
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Tour of Fair Oaks Farms Biogas Operations by AMP Americas
April 22, 2014
12:00 - 2:00 PM CST
Fair Oaks Farm, IN
Join us as we receive an exclusive tour of the Biogas Operations at Fair Oaks Farm, IN, developed by AMP Americas. A free networking "lunch & learn" will be offered at noon, followed by a tour of the station, digester, and GUS (gas upgrading skid) from 1-2pm. Please register by April 15 either by submitting your rsvp to rsvp@chicagocleancities.org, or by clicking on the register button here.
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World Creativity and Innovation Week 2014
April 22, 2014
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM CT
LifeWorks, IU Health-La Porte Hospital, 3777 North Frontage Road, Michigan City
"Energizing Your World." Electric rivals, Thomas Edison and Nikola Tesla, will make a cameo appearance. They will share their insights into the creative process.
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GREEN COMMUTER RADIO SHOW
April 23, 2014
Noon - 12:30 pm CT
Our Guests will be a few of the South Shore Clean Cities Board of Directors members.
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Cornucopia '14- The State of Our Trails
April 24, 2014
9 AM- 3 PM CDT
LaPorte Civic Auditorium 1001 Ridge St. La Porte, IN 46350
This annual event details the progress on the regional non-motorized transportation network. Complimentary Continental Breakfast @ 8am / Lunch @ Noon
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Partners for Clean Air 2014 Kick Off Luncheon
April 25, 2014
11:30am - 1:30pm CT
Lost Marsh Golf Course. 901 129th St, Hammond, IN
Join Partners for Clean Air in celebrating you for all of your accomplishments throughout the year. RSVP by to aperegrine@nirpc.org.
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Michiana Area Council Of Gov. Partners for Clean Air Luncheon
April 29, 2014
11 a.m. - 1 p.m. EST
Matterhorn Conference Center - Elkhart, IN
WEBINAR: 2014 EPA ENERGY STAR National Building Competition!
April 30, 2014
12:00 - 1:00 PM CT
Learn about the 2014 EPA ENERGY STAR National Building Competition: Team Challenge! Learn how you can earn recognition for energy and water savings, and how you can register to compete. Join thousands of buildings from across the nation in this annual competition that leads to millions of dollars and kBtus of savings! Registration is open April 16th to May 16th at www.energystar.gov/battleofthebuildings
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May 2014
ACT Expo 2014 - North America’s largest clean fleet expo
May 05, 2014
Long Beach Convention Center - Southern, CA
Thousands of progressive transportation leaders. All alternative fuel types. All weight classes.
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GREEN COMMUTER RADIO SHOW
May 07, 2014
Noon - 12:30 pm CT
Our guest will be Gabrielle Biciunas. She is the Northern IN Regional Planning Commission's (NIRPC) Long-Range Planner and will be discussing the 2040 Comprehensive Regional Plan.
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Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA) Conference & Annual Meeting
May 19, 2014
Indianapolis, IN
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2014 SunShot Grand Challenge Summit
May 19, 2014
Anaheim, California
Building on the success of the first Grand Challenge Summit in 2012, this conference will bring together more than 800 members of the solar energy community to celebrate the achievements of the industry thus far, including 60% progress towards the 2020 SunShot affordability goal, and to identify strategies to overcome the grand challenges ahead.
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GREEN DRIVE$ 2014
May 21, 2014
May 21, 2014 12:00 am - May 22, 2014 6:00 pm
FREE
Dupage County Fairgrounds, 2015 Manchester Road, Wheaton, IL 60187, USA
Come hear major automakers and green fuel & vehicle technology experts speak at the 3rd annual GREEN DRIVE$ 2014, a FREE event which will showcase the latest in green vehicle technology and offer an extensive ride-and-drive opportunity. Whether you are new to the alternative fuel industry or are already using clean fuel vehicles, you are sure to find value in this one and a half day conference.
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WEBINAR: Best Planning and Engineering Practices for School Zones
May 21, 2014
3:00 to 4:00 pm ET
NIRPC Office, 6100 Southport Road Portage, IN 46368
Contact Mitch Barloga with NIRPC for more information 219-763-6060
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GREEN COMMUTER RADIO SHOW
May 21, 2014
Noon - 12:30 pm CT
Our Guest will be Mayor Joe Stahura with the the City of Whiting, Indiana.
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June 2014
GREEN COMMUTER RADIO SHOW
June 11, 2014
Noon - 12:30 pm CT
Our guests will be Ted Barnes with the Gas Technology Institute (GTI) and Lorrie Lisek with Wisconsin Clean Cities. They will be discussing the Lake Michigan Corridor Alternative Fuel Implementation Initiative.
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WEBINAR: Calming Arterial Streets for Safer Walking and Cycling
June 18, 2014
3:00 to 4:00 pm ET
NIRPC Office, 6100 Southport Road Portage, IN 46368
Contact Mitch Barloga with NIRPC for more information 219-763-6060
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Fleet Management Expo 2014
June 23, 2014
Monday, June 23, 2014 - Wednesday, June 25, 2014
$50 Includes full access to all conference activities, including receptions, Ride and Drive, general session, all meals and refreshments, and networking!
Indianapolis Marriott Center, 7202 E 21st Street Indianapolis, Indiana 46219
A ​unique ​gathering ​of ​fleet ​managers ​from ​the ​waste ​and ​recycling ​industry ​in ​both ​the ​public ​and ​private ​sectors. ​Industry ​leaders ​share ​best ​practices ​in ​the ​areas ​of ​safety, ​equipment, ​maintenance, ​alternative ​fuel ​and ​so ​much ​more. ​ ​The ​conference ​is ​an ​opportunity ​for ​attendees, ​exhibitors ​and ​speakers ​to ​network ​and ​even ​test ​drive ​the ​latest ​innovations ​in ​new ​trucks ​and ​equipment.
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GREEN COMMUTER RADIO SHOW
June 25, 2014
Noon - 12:30 pm CT
Our guest will be Mayor Blair Milo with the City of LaPorte, Indiana.
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July 2014
GREEN COMMUTER RADIO SHOW
July 09, 2014
Noon - 12:30 pm CT
Our guest will be Jack Eskin. He is a Regional Planner for our Northwestern IN Regional Planning Commission (NIRPC) and will be discussing rail freight and the 2040 Comprehensive Regional Plan.
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WEBINAR: From Fast to Safer: Best Practices Where Road Speeds Change
July 16, 2014
3:00 to 4:00 pm ET
NIRPC Office, 6100 Southport Road Portage, IN 46368
Contact Mitch Barloga with NIRPC for more information 219-763-6060
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August 2014
Using Buoy Data to Teach about Lake Michigan Conditions and Current Issues
August 06, 2014
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. CST
Purdue University North Central Technology Building T219
For Indiana science, math, and geography teachers (Grades 8-12) Students will learn about emerging issues for Lake Michigan ecosystems.

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WEBINAR: Transform Bicycling and Walking Outside the Urban Context
August 20, 2014
3:00 to 4:00 pm ET
NIRPC Office, 6100 Southport Road Portage, IN 46368
Contact Mitch Barloga with NIRPC for more information 219-763-6060
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September 2014
WEBINAR: Optimize Signals for Pedestrians and Bicyclists
September 17, 2014
3:00 to 4:00 pm ET
NIRPC Office, 6100 Southport Road Portage, IN 46368
Contact Mitch Barloga with NIRPC for more information 219-763-6060
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High-Efficiency Truck Users Forum (HTUF)
September 22, 2014
Argonne National Laboratory 9700 S. Cass Avenue Argonne, Illinois 60439
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2nd Annual Clean Air Golf Outing
September 25, 2014
TBD
October 2014
NIPSCO - 2014 Energy Symposium
October 08, 2014
Radisson Star Plaza - 800 E. 81st Avenue, Merrillville, IN 46410
WEBINAR: Design Treatments to Transition from Trails to Roadways
October 15, 2014
3:00 to 4:00 pm ET
NIRPC Office, 6100 Southport Road Portage, IN 46368
Contact Mitch Barloga with NIRPC for more information 219-763-6060
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National Alternative Fuel Vehicle (AFV) Day Odyssey
October 17, 2014
National Alternative Fuel Vehicle (AFV) Day Odyssey is a biennial event dedicated to promoting cleaner choices in transportation.
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November 2014
WEBINAR: E-bikes, Electric Assist Bikes and Transportation Policy
November 19, 2014
3:00 to 4:00 pm ET
NIRPC Office, 6100 Southport Road Portage, IN 46368
Contact Mitch Barlogo with NIRPC for more information 219-763-6060
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December 2014
WEBINAR: Getting to Better Outcomes from Public Engagement
December 17, 2014
3:00 to 4:00 pm ET
NIRPC Office, 6100 Southport Road Portage, IN 46368
Contact Mitch Barlogo with NIRPC for more information 219-763-6060
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