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Environmental Leadership Academy Conference at CSU San Marcos

Environmental Leadership Academy Conference at CSU San Marcos

Event Details

Environmental Leadership Academy Conference

California State University, San Marcos
February 18 – 21, 2020

The conference goal is to enlighten and engage leaders and professionals in California
on critical environmental issues affecting our quality of life.

Join industry leaders and subject matter experts who deliver you, a leader in California, a balanced
knowledge of critical environmental issues to support sound decision-making, functional solutions and best practices in the areas of energy, water, land, transportation and waste.

Through a series of presentations, expert panels, tours and exercises, you’ll gather a range of complex
information and wrestle with the question, “what do we do now?”

Topic areas include:

  • Ethics, Economics and History
  • Environmental Law and Regulation
  • Wildfires and Urban Interface
  • Water Quality and Conservation
  • Renewable Energy
  • Energy Conservation Reliability
  • Cultural Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Conservation Planning and Ecology
  • Air Quality
  • Waste Management
  • Sustainable Communities
  • Transportation and Infrastructure
  • CEQA and NEPA
  • Endangered Species and Habitat

In addition to over 32 hours of instruction and materials, your
fee includes outdoor field trips and all meals.

SESSION DATES: February 18-21, 2020

REGISTRATION FEE: $650 | $550 nonprofit/Gov. agencies

• 2020 Symposium: California’s Energy Future
• 3.0 Continuing education units (CEUs)
• Transportation to all site visits
• Meals at all sessions
• Certificate of completion

Faculty Lead:
Matt Rahn, PhD, MS, JD
Director / Research Faculty, Environmental Leadership
Institute, Wildfire Science Degree and Research Program

About the 2020 Symposium: California’s Energy Future 

A highlight of this year’s conference is “California’s Energy Future,” a public symposium scheduled for Feb. 20 at Pechanga Resort & Casino that will facilitate a robust and balanced dialogue about energy and other public safety concerns in California.

Two expert panels will discuss topics related to environment, climate change, and wildfires in California. Panelists will provide key recommendations on how we can secure a viable energy future and sustainable economic growth while mitigating climate impact. Recommendations will also be shared on how local, state, and federal decision-makers can minimize and mitigate fire risk.


Join a network of exemplary leaders to gain better insight
into the issues through inquiry and dialogue including:

• Community Leaders
• Public Affairs Managers
• Economic Development Professionals
• City and County Planners and Commissioners
• Sustainability Managers
• Developers and Building Industry Contractors
• Architects, Engineers, Environmental Designers
• Energy, Environmental, Water, Air, Waste and Land Consultants
• Attorneys
• City Council Members
• Realtors and Brokers
• Public Policy Board members
• Environmental Educators
• Environmental and Land Use Consultants
• College Students
• Environmental NGOs
• Biologists, Ecologists and Cultural Resource Personnel

To download a .pdf of the conference flyer brochure, click here…