2014 Event

Wednesday, March 12, 2014 | 9am to 5pm

Augusta Civic Center
76 Community Drive, Augusta, Maine

Plenty of free parking.  Ride sharing through GO MAINE!


arrow-greenEXPO – FREE and open to the public all day

Exhibits in the main hall, plenary on “Voices of Maine Working People” at noon, and break out sessions all day (see list below).

Food and beverages available at concession stand.  (Sorry, outside food and drink not allowed in the Augusta Civic Center.)

waterfallBreak out session topics see schedule:

  • Adaptation
  • Environmental art and design presentations
  • Community energy
  • Energy efficiency
  • Renewable energy
  • Faith communities
  • Fisheries
  • Forestry
  • Growers
  • Health
  • Politics
  • Resilience
  • Sustainability education
  • Transportation
  • Wildlife
  • Winter sports

arrow-greenSUMMIT – Register Now!

$25 registration required – see list of registered participants
Box lunch included.

A full day to consider public policy solutions, using the Climate Solutions Maine 2020 Vision as a framework for discussion.
Registered Summiters will receive information packets with full details, and have the option to participate in a Summiters-only email group.

8 am to 9 am – check in and networking
9 am to 11:45 am – morning session: Climate Solutions Maine 2020 Vision
noon to 1:15 pm – box lunch (included in registration fee); hear the Plenary Panel and explore the Expo
1:15 pm to 4 pm – afternoon session: action steps to achieve our shared vision
4 pm to 5 pm – a climate conversation with Maine’s Speaker of the House Mark Eves and Senate President Justin Alfond

Special feature for those interested in higher education’s role in solving climate change:
1:15 pm to 3 pm – College and University Presidents’ Summit on Climate Change and Higher Education