Twice a year, GCC members gather together for in-person workshops. These workshops are opportunities for members to learn from their peers, share best practices, develop trusting relationships and gain from professional development opportunities.
GCC's Fall 2017 Workshop
Tuesday, September 19 and Wednesday, September 20
Registration is now open! Register today and read more information on the Eventbrite page.
We encourage GCC members and all city and county sustainability representatives to register for both days of this event to maximize the opportunities to learn from and network with your peers, engage around important sustainability's, and stay involved with next steps that might come out of Day One.
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Tuesday, September 19 | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Focus: Building Electrification through Renewable Energy
Meeting location: Sierra Club, 2101 Webster Street, #1300, Oakland, CA 94612
The Local Government Sustainable Energy Coalition and Green Cities California are combining efforts to hold a convening focused on Building Electrification through Renewable Energy. This convening will focus on the transition to renewable heating technologies and how local governments and partners can explore opportunities to advance these initiatives in their communities. This convening will serve as Day One of the GCC Fall Workshop, and is supported by Stop Waste. The convening is open to all GCC members, and cities and counties and other organizations interested in working on this issue.
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20 | 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
FOCUS: PEER LEARNING, CALIFORNIA FOCUSED SUSTAINABILITY ISSUES FOR CITIES AND COUNTIES
Meeting location: Stopwaste, 1537 Webster Street, Oakland, CA 94612
On Wednesday, September 20th, GCC'S fall workshop will be focused on peer learning sessions designed by and for local government sustainability professionals. By attending this meeting, you can share and learn the relevant information you need and build stronger connections with your peers across California. The Fall Workshop is open to city and county sustainability representatives only.
GCC MEMBERS TRAVELING FROM OUTSIDE OF THE BAY AREA AND/OR WHO NEED ACCOMMODATIONS AND A TRAVEL STIPEND SHOULD CONTACT MEG JAMISON (email@example.com) FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO HELP PLAN FOR YOUR TRIP NEEDS.
GCC Member Hotel: The Waterfront Hotel in Jack London Square, 10 Waterfront St., Oakland, CA. The hotel offers a complimentary shuttle service to BART, which is just 10 blocks away. The hotel is five minutes from the Amtrak station and close to Interstates 80, 880, 580, 980, and Highway 24.
The free Broadway shuttle from the hotel to the meeting venues. The shuttle runs from 7am and departs three blocks north from the hotel at Broadway and 3rd, and shuttles arrive every 10-15 minutes.
Sierra Club (2101 Webster St. #1300) can be accessed by departing the shuttle at Broadway and 22nd, and walking one block east on 22nd to Webster St.. It is also within a couple blocks of the 19th St. BART Station.
Stop Waste (1537 Webster St.) can be accessed by departing the shuttle at Broadway and 17th, and walking two blocks east on 17th, then south 1/2 block on Webster St. It is also within a couple blocks of the 12th St. BART Station.
A DETAILED MEETING PACKET AND DRAFT AGENDA WILL BE POSTED SOON!