September 6–8, 2017

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Download the Full Agenda here.

Day 1: Ignite
Summit Kickoff
Wednesday, September 6

Day 2: Accelerate
Climate Economy Innovation
Thursday, September 7


Breakout Sessions

Spark Speeches Lead innovators share Climate Economy innovation success stories, then speculate: what’s next? Participants respond with ideas on next economic opportunities.

Solution Pitches Three pitch presenters share opportunities and actions to answer key Climate Economy challenges. With moderated forums for participant ideas and feedback.

Pop-Up Dialogues Would you rather discuss your ideas for the future than listen to presenters share their stories? Join pop up forums on Climate Economy topics facilitated by leaders in that arena.












Day 3: Explore
Vermont Innovation Tours
Friday, September 8

Tour buses will depart from the Sheraton Burlington Hotel parking area at 8:30am and return by 4:30pm

Attend your choice of innovation tours that showcase businesses, farms, utilities, policy, initiatives, and communities as models of energy production, efficiency, and economic development toward a prosperous low-carbon future. See Vermont’s emerging models of rural renewal and lend your leadership and ideas to frame its next stage.